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    Two Chinese People Suspected in Bangladesh Bank Theft
    Apr11

    Two Chinese People Suspected in Bangladesh Bank Theft

    Hackers almost succeeded in stealing US$951 million from the central bank of Bangladesh in early February. The latest investigation has revealed that the theft planners may have come from China. In the end, they managed to steal US$81 million. The hackers, using authenticated SWIFT codes, masqueraded as officials from Bangladesh Bank on Feb 5 to...

    How to Play Putin’s Game in Syria
    Apr11

    How to Play Putin’s Game in Syria

    Alexander Decina, Eugene Steinberg Security, Syria, Russia, United States Moscow wants prestige. That means the conflict is not as zero-sum as it may seem. Two weeks after Vladimir Putin announced that Moscow had “generally fulfilled” its aims in Syria and would withdraw the “main part” of its forces, Russia’s defense ministry revealed...

    The Ugly Truth About Nuclear Terrorism
    Apr11

    The Ugly Truth About Nuclear Terrorism

    Tom Z. Collina Security, United States We’re half a step behind. The fourth, and likely final, Nuclear Security Summit wrapped up last week, aimed at controlling nuclear bomb materials so terrorists can’t get them. To be sure, some real progress has been made. But if we take a step back and compare that progress to the immensity of...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Yatseniuk Resigns
    Apr11

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Yatseniuk Resigns

    KIEV, April 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk tendered his resignation in a televised broadcast on Sunday and signaled support for parliamentary speaker and presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman to take over his post.Yatseniuk has resisted pressure to resign since surviving a no-confidence motion against his government...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls It Quits, Pressure Mounts to Form New Coalition
    Apr11

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls It Quits, Pressure Mounts to Form New Coalition

    KYIV, Ukraine—In a televised address Sunday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced he would step down Tuesday, marking the end of a two-month-long political crisis. “We cannot allow destabilization of the executive branch during a war,” Yatsenyuk said. Ukrainian forces are still battling combined Russian-separatist forces in a...

    Ukrainians May Get Visa-Free Travel Despite Dutch Vote, Source Says
    Apr11

    Ukrainians May Get Visa-Free Travel Despite Dutch Vote, Source Says

    The European Commission will propose this month granting visa-free travel to Ukrainians despite a Dutch referendum vote against an EU-Ukraine agreement partly motivated by hostility to migration, a senior EU source said. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker promised Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in March that the EU executive would put...

    Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns
    Apr11

    Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine’s embattled prime minister announced Sunday that he is resigning, opening the way for the formation of a new government to end a drawn-out political crisis. …read more Source: CNS...

    How will Ukraine’s government respond to PM’s resignation?
    Apr10

    How will Ukraine’s government respond to PM’s resignation?

    Ukraine’s government may face increased pressure to address longstanding charges of corruption following Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s announcement that he will submit his resignation Tuesday. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns as corruption scandals shake Europe
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns as corruption scandals shake Europe

    Fallout from corruption scandals continued to roil Europe on Sunday, as Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk announced that he would resign amid a growing political crisis. His resignation came at a time when the country’s president, Petro Poroshenko, is under scrutiny after the Panama Papers… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine’s prime minister to resign
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s prime minister to resign

    Ukraine’s president called for Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s resignation in February. Video provided by Newsy …read more Source: USA...