US prosecutors have charged a North Korean man alleged to have been involved in creating the malicious software used to cripple the UK’s National Health Service. The 2017 incident left NHS staff reverting to pen and paper after being locked out of computer systems. Park Jin Hyok is said …read more
British schoolgirls have been pressured by their fellow students into having female genital mutilation, a campaigner against the practice has said. Leyla Hussein said girls are vulnerable as some see it as a cultural practice despite it being a crime in the UK. Her warning came as British and US …read more
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called on the leaders of Iran and Russia to agree to a ceasefire in the Syrian rebel-held province, saying such an accord would be a “victory” of their summit.
The three leaders of the main outside players in Syria’s long war were meeting …read more
Top Ethiopian engineer Simegnew Bekele, whose death from a bullet wound in July sparked a huge outcry, took his own life, police say. Mr Simegnew's body was found in a car in the main square of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. The engineer was in charge of the country's controversial multi-billion-dollar …read more
The human rights group Amnesty International has protested over Moldova's arrest and deportation of seven Turkish school staff. Turkish media say Turkey's intelligence service MIT was directly involved. The school - Liceul Orizont - is reported to be linked to the US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey blames for the thwarted …read more
Thailand🇹🇭 Cave Boys👬 Relive Ordeal in Fake Tunnel💪🏻 at Bangkok Exhibition 📹:http://v.duta.us/t4vjhgAA
The 12 boys who made headlines across the world following their dramatic rescue from a cave in Thailand have relived their ordeal at a Bangkok exhibition. The boys crawled through a 10-metre replica tunnel in front of crowds who turned out to see them speak at a reproduction of the …read more
Facebook has chosen Singapore for the location of its new data centre, which is expected to open in 2022.
The new facility will cost more than $1bn (£773m) and be located in the west of the country.
It has been designed as an 11-floor structure, in an attempt to conserve …read more
Passengers and crew on two flights arriving in Philadelphia from Europe on Thursday were screened by medical teams after 12 people aboard became ill with flu-like symptoms, a day after a similar outbreak on a flight from Dubai to New York.
All 250 people on separate American Airlines (AAL.O …read more
Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has been stabbed while he was campaigning in the city of Juiz de Fora, about 200km north of Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilian police on Thursday said the 63-year-old politician was stabbed in the abdomen at a philanthropic cancer hospital by an unidentified attacker, who …read more
India and American officials signed an agreement on secure military communications following talks between top officials, which analysts say will open the door for the sale of sensitive US military hardware to New Delhi.
James Mattis, US defence chief, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held discussions with India's Foreign …read more
China is ready to retaliate if US President Donald Trump goes ahead with a tariff hike on $200bn worth of Chinese goods and is confident it can maintain "steady and healthy" economic growth.
The Trump administration is poised to impose 25 percent penalties on Chinese goods in a new escalation …read more
Members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet and other top advisers took the extraordinary step Thursday of issuing public denials that they authored the bombshell New York Times op-ed attributed to an anonymous senior official in the administration.
Vice President’s Mike Pence's office was among the first to publicly deny …read more
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, seizing on an explosive op-ed from an anonymous administration official, said Thursday that it's time to use constitutional powers to remove President Donald Trump office if top officials don't think he can do the job.
"If senior administration officials think the President of the United States …read more
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