SECURITY

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…]

Turkish operation on Kurdish rebels in Iraq is matter of timing:…

Turkish operation on Kurdish rebels in Iraq is matter of timing:…

Published 04/06/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish forces are waiting for the right time to carry out an operation in northern Iraq’s Qandil region where high-ranking members of [more…]

Trump names Fears as homeland security adviser: White House

Trump names Fears as homeland security adviser: White House

Published 01/06/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday named Rear Admiral Douglas Fears as his homeland security and counterterrorism adviser on the National Security [more…]

EPA chief’s security bill soars, agency cites death threats

EPA chief’s security bill soars, agency cites death threats

Published 26/05/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s security detail has cost taxpayers well over $3 million so far, up sharply from his predecessor [more…]

U.S. EPA chief Pruitt asked for 24/7 security from Day One: watchdog

U.S. EPA chief Pruitt asked for 24/7 security from Day One: watchdog

Published 14/05/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt requested and received around-the-clock security from his first day in office in 2017, the agency’s watchdog [more…]