Friday, May 26, 2017

Russian hackers hit banks in Russia by using Android devices, planning to target EU soon

Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told Reuters. Their campaign raised a relatively small sum by cyber-crime...

EU fails to reach debt deal for Greece amid IMF row

Eurozone fails to reach debt deal for Greece amid IMF row reports AFP news agency on Monday. Eurozone finance ministers, the International Monetary Fund and the Greek government failed to agree at talks on a release of further bailout funds for Athens and reached no...

United States and Britain making money from Saudi war on Yemen

Chris McGrane, an activist and political commentator, says the United States and Britain are "very adamant to carry on this massive sale of arms to Saudi Arabia because the more bombs Saudi Arabia drops and those weapons need to replace in, more money...

Protesters clashed with police in Athens, Greece on second day of demonstrations

Protesters clashed with police in central Athens during a second day of demonstrations Thursday, as lawmakers prepared to vote on creditor-demanded measures that will impose additional income losses for many Greeks for another three years. A small number of masked youths broke out from a...

Nearly $100 billion — Russia buying up more of America’s debt

In March, the country bought $13.5 billion of US government bonds -- better known as "Treasury securities." Russia's total holdings of US debt have now increased to nearly $100 billion, according to recently released Treasury Department data. It's the third straight month of buying from...

Saudi Arabia paid thousands of dollars to US army veterans to kill 9/11 bill — report

Saudi Arabia has paid tens of thousands of dollars to US army veterans in an attempt to kill a recently-passed law allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi nationals for their alleged role in facilitating the September 11, 2001 attacks that killed thousands of...

Snapchat lost more than $2 billion during first quarter

The owner of Snapchat lost more than $2 billion during its first quarter as a publicly traded company. Snap Inc. reported its Q1 earnings Wednesday, which showed revenue of just under $150 million from March 2-31. Snap's net loss was a staggering $2.2 billion, which was...

FREE MONEY — Canada launching an experiment giving 4,000 people free money until 2020

Finland, the Netherlands, and San Francisco, California, have already shown interest in giving people a regular monthly allowance — a system known as basic income. ______ Now Ontario, Canada, is planning a basic-income trial as well. On Monday, Premier Kathleen Wynne outlined new details of the Ontario...

I don’t like money, so I can’t be corrupt — Nigerian minister tells people

The Nigerian Transportation minister has assured Nigerians that he does not like money hence no reason for him to be corrupt. ______ The Transport minister made this known while speaking during an interview with Channels Television. The immediate past governor of Rivers state during the interview conducted...

MOL Triumph — From ‘mother of all bombs’ to ‘the mother of all ships’

Built in South Korea – which today stands at the centre of international tension over the nuclear intentions of its northern neighbour – you could call it “the mother of all ships’’. ______ The world’s largest vessel of any kind currently plying its trade on the...

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