SECURITY

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

Published 18/10/2018

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller escaped unhurt after a burst of gunfire in the governor’s compound in [more…]

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

Published 10/09/2018

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A suicide car bomb rammed into a local government office in Somalia’s capital on Monday, killing at least six people in an [more…]

Senior security official says Iran will respond to any hostile…

Senior security official says Iran will respond to any hostile…

Published 10/09/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - A senior Iranian security official said Tehran will respond to any hostile action against the country and that the era of “hit [more…]

U.S. intel chief sees continued concern on cyber threats to U.S….

U.S. intel chief sees continued concern on cyber threats to U.S….

Published 04/09/2018

(Reuters) - The U.S. director of national intelligence said on Tuesday he remained concerned about cyber threats emanating from several countries against the upcoming U.S. [more…]

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Singapore tests eye scans at immigration checkpoints: media

Published 06/08/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will scan travelers’ eyes at some of its border checkpoints, local media reported on Monday, in a trial of expensive technology [more…]

Huawei in British spotlight over use of U.S. firm’s software

Huawei in British spotlight over use of U.S. firm’s software

Published 05/08/2018

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies is facing increased scrutiny in Britain because it is using an aging software component sold by a firm based [more…]

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

Published 03/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Yemen may be on the brink of a new cholera epidemic, with a heightened death rate due to widespread malnutrition, and the [more…]

Lebanese army kills suspected drug dealer, seven others in raid:…

Lebanese army kills suspected drug dealer, seven others in raid:…

Published 23/07/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army killed a suspected drug dealer and seven others during a raid in northeast Lebanon on Monday, the army said. [more…]

Turkey orders 331 soldiers detained in Gulen probes: media, police say

Turkey orders 331 soldiers detained in Gulen probes: media, police say

Published 06/07/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey ordered the detention of 331 soldiers on Friday in two operations targeting alleged supporters of the U.S.-based Islamic cleric who Ankara [more…]

Turkey should keep state of emergency for some time: ruling party ally

Turkey should keep state of emergency for some time: ruling party ally

Published 26/06/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey should extend its nearly two-year state of emergency for some more time, a senior member of the nationalist MHP party allied [more…]