Sunday, May 28, 2017

India reported cases of the Zika virus — WHO

The WHO said that on May 15 India's health ministry reported three confirmed cases from the western state of Gujarat. Cases were detected during testing in February and November last year, while one was detected in January this year, according to the statement, which was...

INSIDE THE STORY — How UK government helped Mancunian Libyans join rebel groups in Libya

The British government operated an "open door" policy that allowed Libyan exiles and British-Libyan citizens to join the 2011 uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi even though some had been subject to counter-terrorism control orders, Middle East Eye can reveal. Several former rebel fighters now back...

Manchester suicide bomber — CCTV captures Salman Abedi buying rucksack for the attack

CCTV images have emerged claiming to show suicide bomber Salman Abedi buying a rucksack for the Manchester terror attack. The haunting pictures apparently show the terrorist shopping at the city's Arndale centre on Friday around 8pm, three days before he used a bag to conceal...

Qatar state news agency hacked by unknown entity — official

​Qatar official says on Wednesday state news agency hacked by 'unknown entity', reports AFP news agency. "The Qatar News Agency website has been hacked by an unknown entity," reported the Government Communications Office in a statement. "A false statement attributed to His Highness has been published." https://twitter.com/AFP/status/867160575217999873 It...

US-led coalition increased number of bombs dropped on ISIS by 50% this year

U.S.-led coalition increased number of bombs dropped on ISIS by about 50% this year, reports USA Today on Tuesday, May 23. The U.S.-led coalition has increased the number of bombs dropped on the Islamic State by about 50% this year, reflecting the progress U.S.-backed ground...

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...

International Coalition kills 11 civilians in west of Al-Raqqah, Syria — monitor

A new massacre by warplanes of the International Coalition kills 11 civilians in Kdiaran west of Al-Raqqah the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, reports on Monday. The death toll continues to rise in Kdiaran village in the western countryside of Al-Raqqah at the northern banks of...

The Moon Landing Fake

It's now been nearly four decades since Neil Armstrong took his "giant leap for mankind" — if, that is, he ever set foot off this planet. Doubters say the U.S. government, desperate to beat the Russians in the space race, faked the lunar landings, with...

Wikileaks top-secret CIA spyware documents put at risk British and US spies agencies

WikiLeaks’ latest dump of top-secret CIA surveillance technology could seriously compromise and even threaten the lives of agents around the world, cyber-security experts have warned. The anti-secrecy group published hundreds of pages of classified material relating to its Athena/Hera computer spyware on Friday. It came the...

The CIA and AIDS

Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first reported the HIV/AIDS epidemic in 1981, rumors have persisted that the deadly virus was created by the CIA to wipe out homosexuals and African Americans. Even today, the conspiracy theory has a number of high-profile believers. South...

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