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Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse

The Israeli-based NSO Group said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses, following accusations by cyber experts that its software was used in a numbe...

Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse

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Cyber spying firm NSO to follow human rights guidelines The Israeli-based NSO Group, whose software is alleged to have been used in a number of government surveillance scandals, said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses....
15:17, 09/10/2019

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed to establish new internal rules on ways it will protect human rights activists and journalists foll...
21:00, 06/18/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination against the LGBTI community....
01:51, 07/13/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
12:17, 09/10/2019

Huawei Disputes U.S. Cyber Firm's Findings of Flaws in Gear Huawei has disputed the findings that said its gear is far more likely to contain flaws than equipment from rival companies, characterizing the analysis as incomplete and inaccurate....
13:51, 07/05/2019

Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops HP Inc is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense to prevent advanced cyber attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday....
05:34, 05/28/2019

Jeremy Hunt vows to step up fight against election cyber-attacks Foreign secretary to call for global action but say there is no proof of interference in UKJeremy Hunt is to promise the government will step up international efforts to prevent overseas cyber-attacks on elections, while insisting the UK has never succumbed to such outside interference.A number of g...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage campaigns....
10:17, 06/25/2019

Police suspend work with major forensics firm after cyber-attack More than half of outsourced case work disrupted due to Eurofins security breachPolice have halted all work with the UK’s largest private forensics provider after a ransomware attack, in the latest crisis to hit the forensics sector.Eurofins, which carries out DNA analysis, toxicology, ballistics an...
07:34, 06/22/2019

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
15:00, 08/06/2019

Mexico’s president vows to tackle violence, corruption Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has acknowledged a grim tally of violent crimes and a weak economy in the first state of the union address of his six-year term...
23:51, 09/01/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
19:34, 06/26/2019

Turkey vows to tackle violence after woman’s brutal killing Turkey’s ruling party has vowed to tackle violence against women and children after the brutal killing of a woman in front of her 10-year-old daughter appalled the country...
17:00, 08/23/2019

Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain "Twitter said it has taken action on more than 700 cases of \"abuse and hateful conduct\" related to football in Britain in the last two weeks and promised on Wednesday to continue its efforts to curb the menace."...
01:34, 09/05/2019

Rory Stewart defends UK aid target and vows to tackle climate 'emergency' New development minister mounts staunch defence of 0.7% commitment and says DfID will keep spending on climate changeRory Stewart, the new secretary of state for international development, has reiterated his support for the government’s commitment to spend 0.7% of national income on overseas aid.Ste...
15:34, 05/02/2019

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues....
01:17, 07/05/2019

Soccer: Twitter vows to tackle online racist abuse of players in Britain Twitter said it has taken action on more than 700 cases of "abuse and hateful conduct" related to football in Britain in the last two weeks and promised on Wednesday to continue its efforts to curb the menace....
21:00, 09/04/2019

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
13:34, 07/12/2019

Sudan's Hamdok takes office as new prime minister, vows to tackle conflicts and economy Sudan's new prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of a transitional government, and he vowed to make achieving peace and solving the country's economic crisis a priority....
01:00, 08/22/2019

Turkey Vows to Tackle Violence After Woman’s Killing Sparks Social Media Backlash Turkey’s ruling party has vowed to tackle violence against women and children after the brutal killing of a woman in front of her 10-year-old daughter appalled the country....
03:00, 08/24/2019

Poland vows firm penalties for sex abuse amid church crisis Poland's prime minister is vowing tougher punishments for those who sexually abuse minors after a new film spurred the country into grappling with the problem of abuse by priests....
14:51, 05/14/2019

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
20:34, 07/01/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Monday to examine ways to promote and strengthen the rule of law, especially in the humanitarian field....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
06:51, 05/17/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the endemic impunity” surrounding these cases....
20:00, 05/10/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated to the promotion of human rights, in a move that is likely to put the UK’s patchy approach to autocratic regimes under greater scrutiny.The foreign sec...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
18:17, 05/12/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
23:51, 06/26/2019

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on street demonstrations that began in the Central American country in April 2018. The officials are National Assembly President Gustavo Porras; telecommunic...
21:51, 06/21/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
05:17, 06/14/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's and LGBT rights....
22:00, 07/08/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Mexico vows crackdown on human smugglers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and will crack down on human smugglers after nearly 800 people were found in transport containers headed for the U.S. border, officials said on Monday....
22:51, 06/17/2019

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of “terrorism” and killing a police officer, and the second related to the killing of a mosque imam, the public prosecutor has said.Huma...
13:51, 07/27/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
23:17, 05/28/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released Wednesday, the EU’s executive commission cri...
14:51, 05/29/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
22:00, 05/03/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessive violence...
23:34, 06/19/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Venezuela’s government and opposition to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no signs of letting up...
07:51, 06/22/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
16:17, 06/03/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
02:17, 05/09/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on four Iraqis over human rights and corruption The United States imposed sanctions on two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human rights abuses and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday....
18:34, 07/18/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban with a federal lawsuit that has saved thousands of ...
21:17, 06/05/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any further."...
13:17, 06/22/2019

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, where the rich pay to escape heat and hunger caused by the escalating climate crisis while the rest of the world suffers, a report from a UN human righ...
10:17, 06/25/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human rights" at the hands of the Venezuelan state....
05:00, 07/13/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowded detention cells, and preventing refugees from ac...
21:34, 06/21/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
09:34, 07/12/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
02:34, 05/17/2019

Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, including creating a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom to oversee his administration's efforts....
14:51, 05/22/2019

Child Rights Body Says J&J Baby Shampoo "Harmful", Firm Insists It's Safe Top Indian child rights body has directed the American multinational company Johnson and Johnson to immediately withdraw a batch of its baby shampoo that it said allegedly contained "harmful"......
16:51, 05/28/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published on Friday....
11:17, 06/28/2019

Human Rights Campaign Picks Alphonso David as New President For the first time, a person of color will be the face of the nation’s largest LGBTQ lobby. The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced civil rights lawyer Alphonso David had been officially hired as its seventh president. The selection had been highly anticipated among LGBTQ advocates, and...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt to minimize abortion and gay rights....
00:51, 07/09/2019

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human rights record....
04:00, 09/07/2019

Amnesty: don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Uefa criticised for staging Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body, Uefa, by saying Azerbaijan must not be allowed to “sportswash its appalling human rights ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official met Friday in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who is locked in a prolonged struggle with President Nicolás Maduro for control of the crisis-wracked country. Emerging from the meeting, Guaidó said he ...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Climate crisis is greatest ever threat to human rights, UN warns Rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlights role in civil wars‘The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope’Climate change is not only having a devastating impact on the environments we live in, but also on respect for human rights globally, the UN has warned. Related: 'Chaos, chaos...
20:51, 09/09/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption accusations....
07:00, 06/20/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
04:17, 06/18/2019

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album shares a message of peace from artists around the Middle East....
07:01, 09/04/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization....
01:17, 06/25/2019

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “we are burning up our future, literally”....
20:51, 09/09/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries with poor human rights records, the Standard can reveal....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him for the first time since he disappeared nearly fo...
18:34, 06/28/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on politics, human rights and storytelling She discussed the art of writing at the Berlin International Literature Festival, where DW met the celebrated author of "Americanah." Adichie was also awarded a prestigious citizens' award in Kassel on Sunday....
03:51, 09/17/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday Over 30 European foreign ministers gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s leading human rights body, the Council of Europe....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independence,” following concerns that some pressure may have been placed on the country’s justice system “to a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized new US asylum policy....
01:17, 07/16/2019

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its Ripple of Hope Award....
21:53, 08/13/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, especially after a wave of violent protests in January....
05:34, 05/15/2019

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal complaint with the UN about his treatment.In the 27...
16:00, 07/18/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights groups....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
16:34, 06/02/2019

Behind the scenes of war reporting at Berlin's Human Rights Film Festival Films and panels at the Human Rights Film Festival look into the work of reporters in conflict zones. From legendary foreign correspondent Marie Colvin to citizen journalists, here's how war reporting is changing....
16:51, 09/21/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going to far....
19:17, 07/11/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah....
07:34, 07/10/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensure the protection of peaceful demonstrators....
17:34, 05/17/2019

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate disputes in small claims courts...
18:00, 08/08/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
19:34, 06/14/2019

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
22:34, 08/23/2019

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria’s minority Mozabite population lives, died on Tu...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kids in cages. Attempts to ban Muslims from entering ...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims his human rights were violated in 2017 when he fought the fire near William’s Lake in British Columbi...
18:51, 05/22/2019

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-old dialects....
22:34, 08/07/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confront Pyongyang about rights abuses....
20:00, 05/12/2019

Chinese court jails veteran human rights activist for 12 years A Chinese court on Monday jailed for 12 years a veteran human rights activist known for running a website tracking abuse accusations and helping victims of a 2008 earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan....
14:51, 07/29/2019

Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has challenged Britain in the European Court of Human Rights....
16:51, 07/01/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to "crimes." Ambassador Han Tae Song said in Geneva that North Korea's government made a "devoted effort for the good of the people" and "human rights...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Human rights are everyone’s business, amid relentless crises around world: UN’s Bachelet The relentless outbreak of crises around the world – from the fires in the Amazon to “carnage” in Syria and demonstrations in Hong Kong, Russia, Indonesian Papua and elsewhere - risk pushing the world “further and further away from global solutions to global problems”, the UN’s top rights official s...
21:00, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group, comment from lawyer who says he was a target)...
03:17, 05/15/2019

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and activists worry could be a move to minimize abortion and gay rights....
19:51, 07/08/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The measure, presented by Iceland, cites allegations o...
06:51, 07/12/2019

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a move that some advocates warned could imperil LGBT...
07:17, 07/09/2019

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has walked out in protest after Russian MPs were allowed to return to the human rights body five years after the annexation of Crimea.T...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
17:34, 08/23/2019

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world. ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispute that began after Moscow's seizure of Crimea....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a......
02:51, 07/16/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
08:17, 07/17/2019

WhatsApp Hack Aided by Spyware Linked to Human Rights Abuses Israeli spyware maker NSO Group was in the limelight Tuesday after its software was suspected of being used in hacking the phones of human rights activists through WhatsApp....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights Campaign. David served Cuomo for more than a decade, first when he was state attorney general as well as during his nine years as governor. “It’s been...
01:34, 06/26/2019

UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new report from the UN Human Rights Office reveals....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Samantha Power: Iran deal backers went soft on human rights Supporters of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal wanted to ease pressure on the rogue regime in other areas as soon as the agreement was finalized, according to a former top U.S. diplomat....
20:18, 09/14/2019

Pompeo: China and Russia have ‘morally reprehensible’ hypocrisy on human rights China and Russia have a “morally reprehensible” tactic of cloaking human rights abuses in hypocritical speeches, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
20:18, 09/14/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operation in Sinai to crush Islamist militants behind a wave of a...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
23:17, 04/30/2019

Russia complicit in human rights abuses in Crimea, court told Case could embarrass Vladimir Putin and prompt Ukrainian demands for reparationsThe Russian state directed and ran the military coup in Crimea and its subsequent annexation in 2014, Ukraine has told the European court of human rights.The case in Strasbourg is one of a series brought by the Ukrainian...
17:34, 09/11/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift protest from Beijing....
05:34, 06/05/2019

On Tiananmen anniversary, Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Tuesday by expressing what he called "real concern" about China's human rights record....
19:51, 06/04/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
19:17, 06/04/2019

U.S. Congress to advance 'Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy' bill U.S. congressional committees are due to start voting next week on legislation supporting human rights in Hong Kong, with measures under consideration including annual reviews of the Chinese territory's special economic status and the imposition of sanctions on those who undermine its autonomy....
22:34, 09/18/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate voted Wednesday to make Gen. Nicacio Martínez a four-star general. The move comes as human rights grou...
04:34, 06/06/2019

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
05:34, 07/19/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with the full array of complex issues and challenges to mull over that its title would imply. Here’s the ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
02:00, 06/22/2019

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights to life, health and well-being, as well as the right to live in a healthy environment.”...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses claim North Korea has carried out public executions as it continues to arbitrarily and aggressively use the death penalty to intimidate its citizens. The Seoul-based Transitional Justice Working G...
18:17, 06/10/2019

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
23:17, 06/12/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films celebrated this year at the Academy Awards....
19:51, 04/28/2019

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
11:51, 06/07/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human rights concerns by claiming Saudi Arabia is undergoing significant change.The 32-year-old faces the un...
19:00, 06/06/2019

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday conevened to mark the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), a ...
00:51, 07/17/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI people....
04:51, 05/17/2019

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human rights experts warned....
06:34, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has challenged Britain in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)....
19:51, 07/01/2019

Human rights activists condemn cinema chain over 'anti-choice propaganda' Canada’s largest cinema chain criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defenders in Canada have accused the country’s largest cinema chain of hiding behind freedom of expression laws in order to screen a controversial US anti-ch...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exodus from Rakhine state. ...
19:17, 07/03/2019

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian Government decided to stop granting him asylum in their London embassy, exposed him to “the risk of serious human rights violations”, if extradited t...
18:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. 'gravely concerned' by human rights abuses in North Korea: State Department North Korea's government has subjected its people to "egregious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" and the United States remains "gravely concerned and deeply troubled" by the abuses, the U.S. State Department said on Monday....
21:17, 05/06/2019

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
08:34, 07/11/2019

Israel plans to deport a U.S. human rights activist. Democrats are pushing back. Democratic lawmakers wrote to Netanyahu about the planned deportation of Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, but the Trump administration has taken little action....
00:17, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and even decades, experts say. Organizers claim 2 mill...
20:51, 06/17/2019

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and metal rods....
04:17, 08/03/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-defense armed group; and referenda asking for the ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

UN human rights chief ‘alarmed’ by detention of child migrants, climate change ``We are burning up our future -- literally,'' Bachelet said. ``The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope. This is not a situation where any country, any institution, any policymaker can stand on the sidelines.''...
15:34, 09/09/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Hong and Kong? Berlin's panda cubs at centre of Chinese human rights row Competition to name Meng Meng’s twins intensifies pressure on German governmentThey may have captured the public’s imagination, but the tiny, pink panda cubs born at Berlin zoo a few days ago have also spurred a national debate about whether panda diplomacy is blinding Germany to the Chinese governm...
01:00, 09/06/2019

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, denouncing the world’s apparent indifference to the mounting civilian casualties a “failure of leadership” by the world’s most powerful countries....
18:17, 07/26/2019

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
04:00, 06/20/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday....
05:00, 06/20/2019

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
22:51, 06/26/2019

Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called on Beijing to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square uprising this week by releasing all prisoners jailed for fighting human rights abuses in China....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a holding company controlled by the Myanmar armed forces, who have been accused by UN investigators of committing genocide and crimes against humanity.The...
23:17, 05/14/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his term in office....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally conducted, there is room for improvement, the rights committee said....
08:51, 05/09/2019

U.N. Reportedly Has a List of People Who Could Face War Crimes Charges Over Human Rights Violations in Yemen People directly responsible for alleged war crimes in Yemen could face charges, a panel of experts at the United Nations said Tuesday. The United States, France, the United Kingdom, and Iran could potentially be complicit, according to the report....
08:00, 09/04/2019

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) said on Monday....
00:51, 07/09/2019

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security forces, loyal to President Nicolás Maduro, a day after an opposition-led uprising appeared to stall. ...
22:51, 05/01/2019

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and human rights" resonated on Sunday from UN-GLOBE members who participated in the World Pride parade in New York City....
03:34, 07/01/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
00:51, 07/09/2019

North Korea's forced abortions: The Hermit Kingdom's underreported human rights abuses While North Korea routinely makes headlines for its missile tests, nuclear program and the various apocalyptic pronouncements of dictator Kim Jong Un, one of Pyongyang’s most horrific tools of abuse rarely gets a mention and is largely unchecked: the ongoing implementation of forced abortion....
12:34, 08/06/2019

The Myanmar Military’s Plans to Prosecute Soldiers Draws Skepticism From Human Rights Watch (YANGON, Myanmar) — Plans announced by Myanmar’s military to prosecute soldiers for actions at a village where security forces reportedly killed as many as 400 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority drew skepticism Monday from the New York-based rights group Human Rights Watch. The mili...
08:00, 09/03/2019

Intensified Al Qaeda and ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office Armed groups affiliated with the Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups, appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) declared on Tuesday, describing the situation as an example of “deeply worrying developments” that have ser...
21:34, 08/06/2019

Genocide threat for Myanmar’s Rohingya greater than ever, investigators warn Human Rights Council Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide than ever, amid Government attempts to “erase their identity and remove them from the country”, UN-appointed independent investigators said on Monday....
21:17, 09/16/2019

Fans take Uefa to task over final tickets and hosts’ poor human-rights records • Supporter groups want more tickets and accessible cities• Problems arose in Madrid and Baku last seasonA coalition of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham supporter groups has called on Uefa to improve the experience of fans at European finals and to avoid awarding showpiece occasions to coun...
13:17, 08/28/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
15:00, 06/01/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements for social justice....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fes...
20:34, 07/09/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standards”....
19:34, 05/03/2019

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement released on Monday, adding that the military leader had been given the role despite “serious allegations of gross viola...
06:51, 08/20/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to continue building on progress made, or “risk losi...
18:51, 04/28/2019

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed her concern and condemned “any form” of violence or destruction of property and urged the demonstrators to “express their views in a peaceful way”....
18:00, 08/14/2019

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
19:51, 07/18/2019

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets of the skyscraper-studded island are of course rive...
12:17, 06/19/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims of grave abuses during the civil war....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a super cereal distributed by the World Food Programme; and post-electoral violence in Benin....
01:00, 05/04/2019

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government to immediately end its “crisis” approach to the issue. ...
20:34, 07/17/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by leprosy in Brazil....
21:34, 05/14/2019

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chief, to the Government of Venezuela on Friday, during an address to the Human Rights Council, coinciding with the publication of a new UN report on Ven...
13:51, 07/27/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
19:34, 05/21/2019

US Embassy in Zimbabwe deletes tweet praising Robert Mugabe after users call out human rights abuses The US Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe deleted a tweet praising the late Prime Minister Robert Mugabe after users called out his controversial human rights record. ...
00:51, 09/08/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fever in China is affecting global food prices....
01:17, 05/10/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Bahraini citizens; and International Day of Friendship...
18:17, 07/31/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Bahraini citizens; and International Day of Friendship...
06:17, 07/31/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terrorist attack in Pakistan; continued fighting in Lib...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a prompt, thorough, independent, and transparent investigation into his death....
22:34, 07/02/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the verge of being eliminated; and updates from the Human Rights Council in Geneva....
01:51, 06/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; human rights concerns over a mass terrorism trial in B...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the path towards sustainable development, according to the 2019 UN World Water Development Report, launched on Tuesday in Geneva. ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and drugs, an official report has said....
15:51, 05/30/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and behavioural disorders....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN weather agency tracks fires…in the Arctic....
02:00, 07/13/2019

Another Tesla crashes due to misuse of Autopilot [Updated] The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today revealed that faulty software and human error were to blame for a recent accident involving Tesla’s “Autopilot”. According to the report, the Tesla’s driver was operating his Model S P85 with the vehicle’s driver-assistance feature turned on. ...
06:00, 09/05/2019

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
04:34, 07/04/2019

Facebook to pay $100 million to settle with SEC over misuse of user data Facebook Inc agreed to pay a $100 million fine to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors for more than two years about the misuse of its users' data, the regulator said on Wednesday....
16:34, 07/24/2019

Bulgaria: Minister resigns over alleged misuse of EU funds SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Bulgarian government says the country’s agriculture minister has resigned amid allegations about the misuse of European Union funds. A government statement Wednesday says that while Rumen Porozhanov denies wrongdoing, he has stepped down to avoid attacks against him ...
15:51, 05/15/2019

HMS Queen Elizabeth Captain Sacked From Post Over Car ''Misuse'': Reports The captain of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the British Royal Navy's largest and most powerful warship, has been stripped of his command for allegedly misusing an official car on weekends, media reports said......
23:51, 05/17/2019

China says U.S. block on nuclear firms a 'misuse' of export controls A U.S. decision to stop China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) and its subsidiaries from dealing with U.S. companies was a misuse of export control measures and would harm both U.S. and Chinese firms, China's foreign ministry said....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Cathay suspends second pilot, cites misuse of company information Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it had suspended with immediate effect on Tuesday a second officer operating flight CX216 for misuse of company information, and had also commenced internal disciplinary proceedings....
12:17, 08/13/2019

Margaret Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Thursday to conspiring to misuse campaign funds on personal expenses....
23:34, 06/13/2019

Congress Moves Poll Body Against Alleged Misuse Of PMO For Campaigning The Congress has moved the Election Commission against alleged misuse of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to collect information in advance about places where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to......
17:51, 05/01/2019

Cathay Pacific suspends second pilot, citing misuse of company information Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it had suspended with immediate effect on Tuesday a second officer operating flight CX216 for misuse of company information, and had also commenced internal disciplinary proceedings....
10:51, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Cathay suspends second pilot, cites misuse of company information Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it had suspended with immediate effect on Tuesday a second officer operating flight CX216 for misuse of company information, and had also commenced internal disciplinary proceedings....
12:17, 08/13/2019

FCC fines 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', others over misuse of emergency alert tone The Federal Communications Commission fined a television broadcaster, cable television network and a radio broadcaster for misusing the emergency alert tones....
10:00, 08/17/2019

Israel PM's Wife Admits "Fund Misuse" In Plea Deal, Will Pay Fine The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked a Jerusalem court Sunday to approve a plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using state funds for meals, an AFP reporter said....
14:00, 06/16/2019

About 150 Baycrest Hospital workers let go after audit finds misuse in employee benefits Approximately 150 people were let go through a combination of terminations and resignations following an audit into the alleged misuse of employee benefits, Baycrest said....
19:00, 07/11/2019

Spotify Cracks Down on Family Plan Misuse By Periodically Vetting Where You Live To make sure subscribers aren’t abusing Spotify’s family plan, the streaming music giant has started checking in on where they live. Over and over again.Read more......
12:17, 09/13/2019

Kamala Harris disses Trump for 'misuse of power' in rapper's case Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, slammed President Trump for his ongoing involvement in bring home American rapper A$AP Rocky after being lobbied by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, calling his actions a "misuse of power."...
11:00, 07/25/2019

Nick Clegg denies misuse of Facebook influenced Brexit vote Tech firm’s communications chief says it found no evidence of Russian interferenceNick Clegg, Facebook’s head of communications, has dismissed allegations that misuse of the social network influenced the Brexit referendum result.Speaking on the BBC’s Today programme on Monday, the former deputy UK p...
14:17, 06/24/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
04:17, 06/06/2019

Australian woman claims cotton-swab misuse led to infection that was 'eating away at her skull' An Australian woman candidly detailed her experience with a could-have-been deadly infection that occurred after she used cotton swabs to clean out her ears. She’s now warning others to be wary of using the buds, which technically are not meant to be used for that purpose. ...
08:51, 08/14/2019

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
19:17, 06/16/2019

Facebook Says ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Apps Suspended Over Malware, Data Misuse Concerns Facebook said Friday that it has suspended “tens of thousands” of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The announcement came the same day that unsealed legal documents in Massachusetts disclosed that Facebook had suspend...
04:51, 09/21/2019

CBS' 'Young Sheldon' is the latest show to face a fine for misuse of emergency alert tone The Federal Communications Commission slapped CBS with a $272,000 proposed fine for misusing the Emergency Alert Tone in a 2018 episode of "Young Sheldon."...
13:17, 09/10/2019

Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue app developers that scrape and misuse user data (FB) Reuters Instagram will pay security researchers to track down rogue developers misusing its users' data. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a Data Abuse Bounty program. It comes after Business Insider discovered a startup was harvesting millions of users' data and tracking their loc...
04:51, 08/20/2019

Regulators in India reportedly start probe over Google's misuse of Android's dominant position While India is the second largest smartphone market in the world, its position as a developing country limits sales of higher-end flagship phones. That is why a value based firm like Xiaomi has done so well in the country. And while Apple expands production of the iPhone in India to current models, ...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Friday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
08:51, 08/01/2019

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday....
14:00, 06/16/2019

Sen. Ben Sasse warns of cyber war with China GOP Sen. Ben Sasse warned of a doomsday scenario in which China wipes out US satellites to cripple the military’s GPS and communications systems in a cyber war that takes place in outer space. “​​China has envisioned a lot of game theory that has them sort of blowing up everything in the...
23:51, 09/15/2019

"Shoddy" Huawei needs to get better, UK cyber official says "Shoddy" Chinese technology firm Huawei has a lot of work to do and needs to improve as its current security is worse than that of its Western competitors, a senior British cyber security official said on Thursday....
15:51, 06/06/2019

Stopping China's cyber mischief Responding to longstanding security concerns over Huawei and other Chinese companies, two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to boost oversight of hardware and software from China....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network annual meeting....
15:34, 06/12/2019

Kremlin: Cyber warfare between U.S., Russia a 'possibility' The Russian government said Monday its electrical grid is safe but constantly under attack from enemies abroad -- including, Kremlin officials say, the United States....
00:51, 06/18/2019

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Iran says it dismantled a U.S. cyber espionage network Iran said on Monday it had exposed a large cyber espionage network it alleged was run by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and that several U.S. spies had been arrested in different countries as the result of this action....
16:34, 06/17/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
11:17, 05/08/2019

EU Adopts Powers to Respond to Cyber-Attacks The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyber-attacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds....
16:51, 05/17/2019

China's ZTE Follows Huawei With Brussels Cyber-Security Lab ZTE opened a cyber-security lab in Brussels on Wednesday, aiming to boost transparency four months after bigger telecoms equipment rival Huawei did the same to allay concerns about spying....
22:00, 07/11/2019

US authorities charged 80 in alleged cyber fraud U.S. authorities on Thursday unsealed a 252-count grand jury indictment charging 80 people in a major conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through fraud schemes and launder the money through a Los Angeles-based network. (Aug. 22)        ...
00:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. Air Force opens cyber defense facility The U.S. Air Force's newest cyber defense facility, at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
19:17, 07/15/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a breach at least once a month. On Sunday, the governmen...
12:17, 05/02/2019

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security firms have seen signs hacking attempts in the past week....
22:00, 06/21/2019

Austrian construction group Porr hit by cyber attack Austrian construction company Porr detected a cyber attack on its communication infrastructure on Thursday and its telephone lines and emails were disrupted, the company said....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Baltimore approves $10M in funding for cyber attack relief BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore City officials approved using $10 million in excess revenue to cover the ongoing cost of the cyber attacks that immobilized some of the cities systems almost two months ago. WBAL reports the city’s estimates board approved the emergency funds Wednesda...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) in worldwide losses in 2018....
04:34, 09/11/2019

Bitcoin hackers steal over $40M in ‘well-orchestrated’ cyber breach Hackers stole more than $40 million worth of Bitcoins in a single transaction on one of the world's biggest crypto-currency exchange, the company has admitted....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Iran says U.S. cyber attacks failed, hints talks are possible Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, while also hinting that it could be willing to discuss new concessions with Washington if the United States were to lift sanctions and offer new incentives....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Australian government, spooks, and industry all on different cyber pages Views on civilian cybersecurity's future differ widely, but does the Morrison government, and Minister Dutton in particular, have the clarity and clue to sort out the 'train smash' of legislation?...
15:51, 08/02/2019

How cyber criminals are still snaring victims using seven-year-old malware Researchers analysed millions of posts made on dark web forums across a 12 month period -- here's what they found out and what it means for your security....
20:51, 07/24/2019

Equifax just became the first company to have its outlook downgraded for a cyber attack Moody's said it's downgrading the outlook for Equifax from stable to negative, citing ongoing fallout from the company's 2018 data breach....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Williamson sacking should not mask cyber security questions As the kingmaker who helped put Theresa May into Number 10 in 2016 and then helped keep her there after the disastrous snap election by getting the DUP to formally prop up the prime minister's minority government, Mr Williamson once reportedly boasted "I made her and I can break her"....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Norsk Hydro Tests AI in Cyber Defenses After Attack The Norwegian aluminum company’s investigation of a ransomware attack it suffered in March has revealed new vulnerabilities, leading it to test using artificial intelligence to secure its industrial equipment....
17:00, 08/20/2019

10 indicted in multinational cyber plot to steal $100 million Europol announced Thursday a multinational law enforcement operation that dismantled an effort by cybercriminals to steal $100 million from more than 41,000 victims....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning offenders, Mosseri has announced that new tools will ...
04:34, 07/09/2019

'Revenge Porn', 'Cyber Flashing' Banned In Singapore Singapore's parliament passed a bill Monday that made distributing or threatening to distribute intimate images a crime, punishable up to five years in jail....
12:34, 05/07/2019

EU to run war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks Ministers to be put in fictional scenarios after series of hacking incidentsThe EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that alarmed European governments.Pekka Haavisto, Finland’s foreign minister, said an increase in the prev...
19:34, 06/27/2019

Don't forget about WannaCry: Hospitals are still at risk of cyber-attack Despite the chaos caused by the WannaCry attack, healthcare systems are still at risk from attacks that could endanger patient safety say researchers, who are calling for more investment....
19:17, 07/05/2019

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit and a failure to promptly install some software to spot and defend against hacks, according to people familiar with the matter....
02:34, 08/16/2019

EU approves cyber-attack sanctions ahead of election The European Union has agreed to an automatic set of sanctions to punish any future cyber attackers. Just a week ahead of the EU Parliament elections, officials in Brussels on Friday approved a cyber sanctions regime that would impose asset freezes a......
12:17, 05/18/2019

Serious cyber attack could trigger full NATO response A cyber attack such as the strike that brought down NHS hospitals in 2017 could prompt a response from all NATO countries, the alliance's general secretary has said....
03:34, 08/28/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore face jail time Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Huge international cyber-crime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cyber-crime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million dollars from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities said....
17:00, 09/11/2019

Trump Says Report On US Cyber Attacks Against Russia Is "Virtual Treason" US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid....
14:00, 06/16/2019

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary Clinton who is the poster child for un-secure cyber use. The same woman who allowed her password to...
08:00, 06/06/2019

China's First "Cyber-Dissident" Gets 12-Year In Jail For Leaking Secrets China's first "cyber-dissident", whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday for leaking state secrets, a court said....
23:51, 07/29/2019

The Morning After: US 'launched cyber-attack' on Iranian weapons systems Good morning, there! If you've been waiting on making your own media hub, a new 4K-ready Raspberry Pi model might be exactly what you're after. Elsewhere, the US used a cyberattack to take down an Iranian missile control base....
14:34, 06/24/2019

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, despite the vast majority having “serious issues” with keeping business-critical systems up to date.Acco...
15:17, 06/11/2019

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to......
11:51, 06/24/2019

G7 countries to simulate first cross-border cyber attack next month PARIS — Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cybersecurity attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday. The exercise, organized by the French central bank under France’s presidency of the Group of Seven n...
01:17, 05/11/2019

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable his country's rocket launch systems....
09:17, 06/24/2019

U.S. military increases cyber hacking to keep foreign adversaries on their toes _____ WASHINGTON — With little public scrutiny, the U.S. military has dramatically stepped up its secret hacking of foreign computer networks in a new effort to keep China, Russia, Iran and other adversaries on their heels, current and former U.S. officials tell NBC News. Empowered with new legal au...
01:34, 06/24/2019

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed....
11:34, 06/23/2019

Cyber criminals are using stolen doctor credentials on the dark web to enrich themselves Criminal hackers are targeting healthcare organizations on the Dark Web and using the credentials of real physicians to perpetrate fraud and rake in money....
20:34, 06/06/2019

Top intelligence, homeland and cyber officials to brief Congress on election security The briefing comes as Republicans and Democrats are at odds over next steps and expecting Robert Mueller’s testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 elections....
19:51, 07/10/2019

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a federal contractor and was criticized by civil right...
03:51, 06/11/2019

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-attack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday, according to sources, as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional strike in res...
09:34, 06/23/2019

Advice and tips on what to do following the WhatsApp cyber attack and protect your device Wake Up To Money's Sean Farrington joins Nicky Campbell for a Your Call special in the wake of the WhatsApp hack on how you can protect your device from cyber attack....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Microsoft reports hundreds of election-related cyber probes In bid to sell election software, Microsoft gives update on cyber election tampering, and its new ElectionGuard program, which offers checks and balances.       ...
02:17, 07/18/2019

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
20:34, 07/15/2019

EnSilo raises $28 million to monitor and remediate cyber threats EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
15:00, 06/04/2019

WhatsApp urges users to act after confirming cyber surveillance attack Cyber attackers were able to install spyware on WhatsApp through its voice call function, even if the user didn't pick up the call, the company has confirmed....
10:17, 05/14/2019

Lancaster University students’ data stolen in cyber-attack Records and ID documents accessed and fake invoices sent in ‘malicious’ hackStudent data has been stolen in a “sophisticated and malicious” cyber-attack on a university.Records and ID documents of some Lancaster University students were accessed in the phishing attack and fraudulent invoices were se...
23:17, 07/23/2019

BASF, Siemens, Henkel, Roche target of cyber attacks German blue-chip companies BASF, Siemens, Henkel along with a host of others said on Wednesday they had been victims of cyber attacks, confirming a German media report which said the likely culprit was a state-backed Chinese group....
13:00, 07/24/2019

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
00:00, 07/02/2019

World Of Warcraft’s New Cyber-Gnome Wonderland Is The Best Place On Azeroth In August I wrote about the Abandoned Junkheap, a small patch of rust-covered, robot-infested land on the island of Kul Tiras in World of Warcraft that had captured my heart. Now there’s the Mechagon Island zone, an entire zone of junk, robots, cybernetic gnomes and joy that was introduced to the ga...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Trump nominates former fleet cyber commander to head the Navy President Trump nominated Vice Adm. Michael Gilday as the next head of the Navy on Wednesday, a week after his previous nominee decided to retire instead of taking over the position....
01:17, 07/19/2019

Dutton's non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying The Australian government could avoid so much grief about surveillance if it stopped being so paranoid about discussing its ideas transparently -- unless it really does intend to do something dodgy....
04:17, 06/17/2019

Man arrested after university students' data stolen in cyber attack A man has been arrested on suspicion of computer crimes and fraud offences by police investigating the theft of student data from Lancaster University....
21:00, 07/24/2019

Russia thwarts U.S. cyber attacks on its infrastructure: news agencies Russia has uncovered and thwarted attempts by the United States to carry out cyber attacks on the control systems of Russian infrastructure, Russian news agencies cited an unnamed security source as saying on Monday....
18:34, 06/17/2019

Telegram CEO blames China for cyber attack that made the app unusable One of the top ten most popular messaging apps in the world is Telegram, available for iOS and Android. Not as widely used in the U.S., the app offers end-to-end encryption and group chats for as many as 200,000 people. The app also can share videos, even those with large file sizes, and documents o...
23:51, 06/14/2019

Penetration testing takes on new meaning when cyber meets Harlequin Enlarge / You had me at "cyber." This week, my wife and favorite librarian Paula brought home a new acquisition specially for me: An Innocent to Tame the Italian, a recent book from the Harlequin Presents imprint. Author Tara Pammi's previous books—which include Sicilian's Bride for a Price and S...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government ag...
15:17, 06/22/2019

U.S. cyber spies unmasked many more American identities in 2018: U.S. report U.S. cyber spies last year unmasked the identities of nearly 17,000 U.S. citizens or residents who were in contact with foreign intelligence targets, a sharp increase from previous years attributed partly to hacking and other malicious cyber activity, according to a U.S. government report released o...
23:00, 04/30/2019

‘Virtual act of treason’: Trump lashes out at NYT cyber attack report The Times, in its official public relations account, called Trump’s accusation “dangerous” and said it had told officials about the story before it was published and no security issues were raised....
02:51, 06/17/2019

Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei: newspapers Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
03:17, 09/10/2019

India Warned by Australian Cyber Officials Against Using Huawei: Reports Australian government officials advised India to ban Huawei from supplying parts for the rollout of a 5G telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
12:18, 09/10/2019

French Cyber-Police Break Up Massive Botnet Ring French police have neutralised a hacking operation that had taken control of more than 850,000 computers, mainly in Latin America, while also managing to remove the malware from the infected devices....
13:17, 08/29/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks: UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their resilience and improve cyber security....
19:34, 05/01/2019

13-year old hacks drone to prove cyber attack risk A teenage boy successfully hacked a common drone in a stunt aimed at showing how vulnerable web-connected devices and the Internet of Things are to attacks....
15:51, 05/03/2019

Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's account....
22:01, 09/13/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) by next month. This agency will be......
12:34, 04/30/2019

Israel eases rules on cyber weapons exports despite criticism Israel is easing export rules on offensive cyber weapons, despite accusations by human rights and privacy groups that its technologies are used by some governments to spy on political foes and crush dissent....
12:34, 08/22/2019

Akamai beats revenue estimates on cyber-security strength Akamai Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter revenue on Tuesday, powered by demand for its cyber-security services and its traditional business of helping speed up content delivery on the web....
22:34, 04/30/2019

North Korea’s Cyber Experts Raised Up to $2 Billion, U.N. Report Says (UNITED NATIONS) — A panel monitoring U.N. sanctions says North Korean cyber experts have illegally raised money for the country’s weapons of mass destruction programs “with total proceeds to date estimated at up to $2 billion.” The experts said in a new report to the Securit...
00:34, 08/07/2019

After Report Claims US Cyber Attacks On Russia, Trump Demands Sources US President Donald Trump has asked The New York Times to disclose its sources behind the report that claimed that his government was ramping up cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid as a sign......
15:51, 06/18/2019

US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn't dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making "active malicious use" of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the email......
12:34, 07/03/2019

US Cyber Official, British Telcos Said to Discuss Huawei in London Meeting The closed-door meeting comes after sources told Reuters last week that Britain has decided to bar China's Huawei Technologies from the core of its 5G network...
15:51, 05/01/2019

U.S. Cyber Command Bolsters Allied Defenses to Impose Cost on Moscow Deployments to allied countries give the American military an early look at Russian online weapons and new tactics Moscow may intend to use on the United States....
23:51, 05/07/2019

Trump administration taps disaster, cyber funds to cover immigration The Trump administration is shifting $271 million earmarked for disaster aid and cyber security to pay for immigration-related facilities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a leading congressional Democrat said on Tuesday....
05:00, 08/28/2019

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is warning that Iran is ele...
20:51, 06/24/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
20:34, 06/22/2019

Scheer pledges ‘Canada Cyber Safe’ certification for digital products Scheer says the certification would ensure products that incorporate artificial intelligence or that can access the internet meet ethical and safety standards....
09:34, 09/07/2019

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions With Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, raising fears among leaders in the region that Tehran is stepping up its cyberattacks amid growing tensions....
07:00, 08/08/2019

Cyber Criminals Are Making Bank Using Stolen Doctor Credentials on the Dark Net A new report by a leading cybersecurity firm finds that healthcare organizations are becoming an increasingly attractive target for criminal hackers due to the premium that black markets place on private health information—and in particular, the credentials of physicians that can be used to facilita...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Woman, 21, accused in alleged cyber fraud of superannuation and share accounts Melbourne woman is accused of being part of syndicate which used stolen identity information to drain millions from multiple accountsMillions of dollars have allegedly been siphoned from personal superannuation and share trading accounts as part of a cyber fraud.There are understood to be multiple v...
08:00, 09/17/2019

Messaging service Telegram CEO points to China as likely origin of cyber attack The chief executive of Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, said on Wednesday the messaging service experienced a "state actor-sized" cyber attack and pointed to China as its likely country of origin....
11:17, 06/13/2019

Factbox: Israel a global leader in growing market for cyber weapons Israel, a leading provider of hacking and surveillance tools known as cyber weapons, or spyware, is easing requirements on selling the technology abroad....
12:34, 08/22/2019

| US conducted cyber attack on Iran in response to drone downing - report The US has launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, according to US media reports....
19:17, 06/23/2019

Texas ransomware attacks show big gaps in cyber defenses — expect more like them Local governments often share service providers, making many vulnerable at once, and ransomware can be used to mask more targeted activity by nation-states....
11:34, 08/23/2019

Alleged Iranian hacker who aided cyber espionage attacks on the US unmasked For years, “Mr. Tekide” has been well-known as a red flag within international cybersecurity communities. The alias has managed to evade being publicly identified despite being deemed a top malware developer and hacker whose crypters – which are used to conceal malware in an attack – have been used ...
01:17, 07/13/2019

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than real means of payment as concerns around security...
11:51, 05/29/2019

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos and license plate information, renewing concerns about expanded facial recognition and federal surveil...
01:51, 06/11/2019

Telegram Hit by DDoS Cyber-Attack, Users May Experience Connection Issues Telegram has been hit by a "powerful" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack and users in the United States and other countries may experience connection issues....
05:34, 06/13/2019

Audit finds Australia Post not effectively managing cyber risks The government-owned entity that wants to build Australia's national identity system and conduct voting via blockchain has been called out by the Audit Office for not being 'cyber resilient'....
04:00, 07/05/2019

Department of Home Affairs extends cyber consulting contract with Archtis The cybersecurity firm will continue to provide its professional consulting and IT strategic advisory services to the department for another 12 months....
03:00, 07/16/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have targeted U.S. government a...
23:00, 06/22/2019

Jobless Men In Madhya Pradesh 'Rent' Out Bank Accounts, Aid Cyber Crime Newly-opened bank accounts of unemployed people in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district are the latest tools used by the cybercriminal looking to park illicit money, the police has said, adding these......
22:51, 07/03/2019

Cyber Attacks Cost $45 Billion In 2018 As Ransomware Hits Hard An estimated two million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in more than $45 billion in losses worldwide as local governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents, a study......
19:34, 07/09/2019

EnSilo is raising a series B to monitor and remediate cyber threats (Updated) EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
00:51, 06/05/2019

U.S. cyber official, British telcos to discuss Huawei in London meeting Security officials from British telecoms operators are to meet with the leading U.S. diplomat on cybersecurity in London on Tuesday to discuss the risks of equipment made by China's Huawei, according to five people familiar with the matter....
19:51, 04/30/2019

G7 countries to simulate cross-border cyber attack next month: France Leading Western industrial powers will for the first time jointly simulate a major cross-border cyber security attack on the financial sector next month, French officials said on Friday....
17:34, 05/10/2019

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
06:51, 08/01/2019

Cyber criminals hacked into Sackler heir's emails and took £1m from bank A member of the philanthropic Sackler dynasty fell victim to cyber criminals who hacked into his email account in an attempt to steal more than £3 million....
15:51, 06/26/2019

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk index for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
08:34, 06/27/2019

American Tech Shudders as China Cyber Rules Are Expected to Get Tougher U.S. businesses view proposed cybersecurity rules as new barriers to the Chinese market and they loom as a potential sticking point in coming trade talks....
08:17, 07/30/2019

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be a featured keynote at...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
14:34, 06/27/2019

New spy czar: Cyber a bigger threat than illegal immigrants ‘crossing the Rio Grande’ President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy czar believes that digital and cyber attacks are a much bigger threat than illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border....
20:17, 07/29/2019

Cyber criminals steal $27M in Bitcoin by impersonating popular cryptocurrency exchange Police agencies from the UK and the Netherlands have arrested six people in connection with the theft of €24 million ($27 million) worth of cryptocurrency. According to a statement, the gang stole Bitcoin from at least 4,000 victims across 12 countries. This is likely just the start, as more are bel...
10:34, 06/26/2019

Hillary Clinton to serve as keynote speaker at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday....
00:34, 05/31/2019

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
02:00, 06/19/2019

Britain hosts 'Five Eyes' security alliance ministers for cyber talks Britain hosted a meeting of senior security ministers from the U.S.-led 'Five Eyes' intelligence alliance on Monday for talks on tackling cyber threats ranging from political hacking to child pornography....
14:51, 07/29/2019

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation is already here. The world’s poorest people ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of the World Health Organization’s global recommenda...
19:34, 05/17/2019

Alleged Cyber Attack on Russia's Yandex Used Malware Tied to Western Intelligence Hackers believed to be working for Western intelligence agencies “broke into Russian internet search company Yandex from October to November 2018,” deploying a malware variant called Regin that is “known to be used by the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sharing alliance of the United States, Britain, Austr...
00:17, 07/01/2019

Norsk Hydro sees higher cost of cyber attack as second quarter lags Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminum producers, said a cyber attack it sustained in March would cost it more than expected in the second quarter as it reported quarterly earnings that slightly lagged forecasts on Tuesday....
09:34, 07/23/2019

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty A recent graduate of Pennsylvania's Haverford College who tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns through a computer lab there has agreed to plead guilty to cybersecurity violations, federal prosecutors said on Monday....
14:34, 08/06/2019

NASA is investigating some astronomical accusations against one of its astronauts, who’s accused of cyber space crime (NBC News)  NASA is investigating what it said is the first ever cyber space crime. The allegations involve astronaut Anne McClain, who’s currently in a divorce and custody dispute with her estranged wife, Summer Worden. According to NBC affiliate KPRC in Houston, McClain allegedly accessed Wo...
10:00, 08/27/2019

Russia and Iran expected to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks in Middle East Security solutions provider FireEye has said that Russia and Iran are looking to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks on OT [operational technology] targets in the Middle East in a bid to disrupt industrial production. OT consists of machinery equipment, assets monitoring systems and industrial control ...
12:51, 05/08/2019

Trinity Cyber raises $23 million to foil hacking attempts in real time Trinity Cyber, a startup with a platform that combines threat detection with inference to combat threads, emerged from stealth with $23 million in capital.Read More...
15:51, 07/29/2019

Amazon: Prime Day sales were bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Consumers appear to have embraced Prime Day. The event drew more sales than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, said Amazon.       ...
13:34, 07/18/2019

The potential for a 'miscalculated' enemy cyberattack keeps me up at night, warns Pentagon cyber chief If there is one thing that keeps the Pentagon's cyber chief up at night, it's the potential for an enemy to "miscalculate" a cyberattack that creates much more damage than is intended....
01:17, 09/11/2019

Ransomware: Cyber-insurance payouts are adding to the problem, warn security experts "It seems like a fix but it really isn't". Paying the ransom might be the cheapest short-term option to get your data back, but it causes long-term problems....
21:01, 09/17/2019

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an American cyber-security company....
22:34, 06/14/2019

Amazon says this year's Prime Day surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Amazon also said that on Monday and Tuesday it sold more Amazon devices — like the Echo Dot, the Fire TV Stick and Alexa Voice Remote — over a two-day period than it ever has before....
19:17, 07/17/2019

Singapore tackling cyber talent shortage one capture the flag challenge at a time Singapore's Home Affairs Minister says it's important to address cyber threats through better regional and international cooperation, better government capabilities, and better public awareness....
03:51, 07/26/2019

Pompeo warns Britain: China using cyber threats to weaken 'special relationship' U.S. officials may have to curtail intelligence-sharing with Britain if it depends on Chinese telecommunications companies like Huawei, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to London....
03:17, 05/09/2019

Morrison pledges AU$156m to build cyber workforce and fight cybercrime if re-elected The multi-million dollar investment will be used to thwart 'organised cybercrime gangs', build a cyber workforce, and help small businesses stay protected....
01:51, 04/29/2019

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that statement not only are you an enemy of mine, you also do not have my permission to enjoy these clips of Hester’s son, Dray, snapping ankles at a footb...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” to “clean up” homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angeles, noting that world leaders “can’t be looking at that”.In a conversation with the Fox News h...
06:51, 07/02/2019

Dating app ‘reviews’ won’t tackle harassment This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sextech devices, privacy, security issues, and much mor...
11:17, 07/25/2019

Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance drone, the incident itself following accusations of Iranian responsibility for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. But U.S. Cy...
21:34, 06/22/2019

Audit rules Victoria's public health system as 'highly vulnerable' to cyber attacks The Victorian Auditor-General's Office finds health system could suffer the same fate as the UK's National Health Service and Singapore's SingHealth....
06:34, 05/29/2019

Trump accuses New York Times of 'virtual treason' over Russia cyber warfare report US president again accuses journalists of being ‘the enemy of the people’US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the New York Times of “a virtual act of treason” after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid.Current and former government officials...
14:51, 06/16/2019

French cyber-cops shut down Monero-mining botnet that infected 850,000 computers across 100 countries Authorities in France say they have shut down a cryptocurrency mining botnet that had infected more than 850,000 computers across 100 countries. France‘s “cybergendarmes” or more formally, the C3N digital crime-fighting center was alerted to the potential fact that a server based in Paris had been d...
11:51, 08/29/2019

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.        ...
23:51, 06/23/2019

Edinburgh fringe 'must do more' to tackle sexual harassment Call comes as Equity union is inundated with complaints from acts appearing at festivalThe Edinburgh festival fringe has an “appalling” record of sexual harassment and assault, according to a leading union and a workers’ organisation, which say employers at the event do not take the issue seriously ...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Will Tackle Pak Wherever It Wants: Top Diplomat On World Court Challenge Hours after Pakistan announced its decision to approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the Narendra Modi government's decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir, top......
07:34, 08/21/2019

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning.Read More...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Wonderscope uses AR to teach literacy and tackle bullying After Pokemon Go put augmented reality on the radar of a mainstream audience, developers have intensified their efforts to find useful applications for it. Google, for example, added AR navigation to Maps, overlaying arrows on the world in front of y......
15:17, 08/13/2019

Here's How To Tackle A Decreasing Radius Turn Like A Champion Decreasing radius turns are nasty buggers, especially if you aren’t expecting them. You’re cruising along happily at a good speed, taking the turn and then all of a sudden it starts getting way tighter than you anticipated. What do you do then? Let our friends at Team O’Neil Rally School show you th...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd-ranked recruit and the No. 2 recruit in the state of Florida....
17:34, 06/09/2019

60 Second Pro - Simon Yates explains how to tackle a big climb "Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott gives his top tips about how to tackle a big cycling climb in the latest edition of Eurosport\u0027s 60 Second Pro series."...
21:17, 05/28/2019

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
01:51, 06/04/2019

15 things a president can actually do to tackle the climate crisis Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination and most scientists say the climate crisis is the existential threat of our time, while President Donald Trump once claimed it's a hoax cooked up by the Chinese....
01:00, 09/05/2019

These financial pros will tackle your big money mistakes CNBC + Acorn's Invest In You: Ready. Set. Grow readers can share money mistake stories and receive targeted advice from CNBC Financial Advisor Council members via the #CNBCMoneyMistakes social media campaign this month....
10:51, 09/05/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls vow to tackle inequality Lithuanians started voting in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European Union's most outspoken critics of Russia....
09:17, 05/12/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
13:17, 06/16/2019

MI5 stretched to breaking point by threats from terrorists, cyber criminals and neo-Nazi extremists, says security minister Assaults from all types of enemy, including cyber criminals, organised crime bosses, neo-Nazi right-wing extremists and terrorists, were leaving MI5 "stretched", security minister Ben Wallace has warned....
13:34, 06/02/2019

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong....
13:00, 06/13/2019

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hong Kong, according to the CEO of Telegram.Read more......
13:51, 06/13/2019

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsOne of the most potent air pollutants is on the rise in t...
18:17, 06/13/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found, saying Paris is worryingly far from delivering its goals.The stark warning from Fra...
23:17, 06/25/2019

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the Red Planet. During his presentation at the 2019 Humans...
18:51, 06/03/2019

More High School Girls Are Playing Tackle Football Than Ever No high schools in America offer a girls tackle football team. If a girl wants to play football, she has to go out for the boys’ team. There’s no guarantee that she’ll make the team, but Title IX guarantees that every sport offered only to boys at the high school level has to allow girls a fair sho...
21:00, 09/06/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls promise to tackle inequality Lithuanians came out in large numbers to vote in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European Union's most outspoken critics of Russia....
17:17, 05/12/2019

England’s new nature reserves ‘will help us tackle global heating’ Conservation and climate change policy ‘should be two sides of same coin’, says chair of Natural EnglandA new generation of national nature reserves are being created to help improve people’s health and mitigate the effects of climatic extremes, according to the chair of the government’s conservatio...
20:51, 07/31/2019

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
21:34, 09/12/2019

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
14:17, 06/30/2019

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
14:17, 06/30/2019

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum of its parts. Could the same be true of robots? Some robotics researchers think so, and a team from ...
12:00, 07/12/2019

'I've got HIV and it's OK': Gareth Thomas aims to tackle stigma – video Gareth Thomas has revealed that he is HIV positive. In an emotional message shown by BBC Wales, the former Welsh rugby international said 'the reason I'm doing this is because firstly I want to remember what it's like to live again. I want to remember what it's like to feel free'. Thomas, who came o...
02:17, 09/16/2019

Police officer used his Taser on an NFL lineman. The player tried to tackle him Malik McDowell is a big man -- 6 feet, 6 inches tall, about 300 pounds. He was a star defensive lineman in college and a top NFL draft pick just two years ago....
04:51, 07/11/2019

EU moves to tackle deforestation caused by chocolate and other products Campaigners hail scheme to protect and restore forests around the world as ‘pivotal step’ towards ensuring goods remain untaintedThe EU has taken a “pivotal step” towards addressing the deforestation caused by its consumption of soy, chocolate, meat and other products, environmental campaigners have...
09:51, 07/25/2019

NYCHA admits it will miss Fed’s deadline to tackle rat problem The city’s embattled Housing Authority admitted Thursday that it will miss its federally-imposed deadline to slash the rat population that’s plaguing more than 70,000 of New York’s public housing apartments. The disclosure comes after Federal Monitor Bart Schwartz revealed that NYCHA only has 108 pe...
22:17, 08/01/2019

UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, political instability and corruption. He says in a report to the U.N. Security Council circulated Monday tha...
04:34, 05/21/2019

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the problem?...
03:00, 08/21/2019

The Time Dave McKenna Played Offensive Tackle Our beloved colleague Dave McKenna tells good stories. He’s done a lot of cool shit, met many weird people in weird ways, and had his run-ins with the law. And after selfishly squirreling all his stories away in Slack and our brains for years, we’ve realized we have a societal obligation to share....
23:51, 05/15/2019

The Latest: World leaders vow to tackle climate change OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 4:10 p.m. In the final G-20 communique world leaders are vowing to tackle climate change. They said in the document released at the end of the two-day summit Saturday that they’d try to get low...
09:34, 06/29/2019

51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, including tech companies like Amazon, AT&T, IBM, Motorola and Qualcomm, have sent a......
03:17, 09/11/2019

The pyrocene has begun: How to tackle a world of raging wildfires Thousands of hectares of Arctic forest is on fire and the effects on human health and the climate could be terrible. Why did this happen and how can we respond?...
12:51, 08/28/2019

NFL player makes tackle after shirtless fan runs onto field A fan running onto the field during Thursday night’s NFL preseason game between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs learned quickly what it’s like to be tackled by an NFL player....
14:17, 08/30/2019

Facebook steps up work in AI to systematically tackle its problems At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors posting hard-to-spot content....
21:51, 05/01/2019

It's Time for Star Trek to Tackle Climate Change It’s a great time to be a Star Trek fan. After years of lying low like a dormant space tardigrade, the franchise is bursting with new life. But while there are some modern, topical issues Star Trek: Discovery is trying harder than its predecessors to address, there’s one very relevant subject the fr...
22:51, 05/02/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
14:51, 06/14/2019

Jordan reshuffles cabinet to tackle economic challenges AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has approved a cabinet shuffle amid escalating economic pressures, bringing new officials into such key portfolios as interior, planning and labor. Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz announced the appointment of eight new ministers Thursday. Sta...
18:00, 05/09/2019

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his latest pledge on health spending....
11:34, 08/08/2019

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....
13:00, 07/21/2019

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking to tackle a problem activists say the criminal jus...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities said....
16:00, 08/12/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and it represents one of the best hopes of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from a large and gro...
09:17, 05/14/2019

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,000) to a program called Tech Against Terrorism. The funding will help set up a system to inform smalle......
10:00, 06/27/2019

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove....
04:51, 07/16/2019

Tackle Tiny DIY Projects With This $16 Cordless Rotary Tool If you don’t have the DIY inclinations to justify purchasing a real Dremel, this 3.7V cordless rotary tool from Tacklife is a low-power alternative for $16 with promo code 7UVGHSV2....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years....
22:34, 08/14/2019

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in a general election....
07:34, 07/17/2019

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
17:51, 05/23/2019

Dozens of CEOs call on Senate to tackle gun violence: reports More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and strengthening so-called red flag laws, according to media reports....
16:00, 09/12/2019

Auto Companies Cut More Jobs, Halt Production To Tackle Slowdown Toyota Motor and Hyundai Motor are the latest in a string of companies to halt production at plants to combat slumping sales, according to company memos....
11:00, 08/23/2019

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers helped create as the technology industry hired tens of thousands of high-paid workers. The pledge anno...
06:17, 06/19/2019

UK funding to tackle climate crisis 'must double', government warned Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year to avoid an even greater cost from catastrophic ec...
10:34, 09/02/2019

Trump administration officials head to California in bid to tackle homelessness President Trump has dispatched a team to California to see what the federal government can do to crack down on the state’s escalating homelessness crisis, Fox News has confirmed....
00:17, 09/11/2019

Economy Doesn't Need Fiscal Stimulus To Tackle Slowdown: Top Official The GDP growth in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year came in at 5.8 per cent caused by slowdown in key sectors like agriculture, manufacturing and industry....
16:00, 08/22/2019

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
21:17, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro wants Amazon nations to tackle fires Brazil's president said that environmental challenges must be met while respecting "national sovereignty" and announced a meeting of countries that share the Amazon to tackle the devastating fires....
10:51, 08/29/2019

An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fish....
02:34, 08/28/2019

Massachusetts latest state to push ban on tackle football for kids Lawmakers argue that the ban would be for kids' safety, citing research on brain trauma. Some parents and coaches are calling it government overreach....
02:51, 05/04/2019

UK calls for broad support to tackle Gulf shipping threats British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab will call for more international support to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz when he meets his French and German counterparts later on Friday for talks about Iran....
03:51, 08/30/2019

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
18:17, 06/19/2019

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
16:34, 09/13/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
17:17, 06/16/2019

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
17:17, 06/25/2019

Chancellor urged to double funding to tackle climate crisis Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year to avoid an even greater cost from catastrophic ec...
16:34, 09/02/2019

Trevor Lawrence could’ve ruined Clemson’s season with this risky tackle Trevor Lawrence spent his freshman season taking Clemson fans’ breath away. Thursday night, the star quarterback had them holding their breath. The preseason Heisman Trophy frontrunner had an uneven season-opening performance in the top-ranked Tigers’ 52-14 win over Georgia Tech, and inv...
18:17, 08/30/2019

G7 leaders near deal to provide $20 million to tackle Amazon fires The leaders of the group of seven nations are close to agreeing a deal to provide $20 million in emergency help to stop the Amazon forest fires, a French presidential source said....
23:34, 08/26/2019

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to tackle water shortages....
16:00, 07/01/2019

49ers offensive tackle Davis seeks reinstatement from retirement Nearly three years after he retired from the NFL over concussion concerns, San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis has requested reinstatement to the league in a letter to commissioner Roger Goodell, Pro Football Talk reported....
18:51, 05/03/2019

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
09:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
14:17, 06/30/2019

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The government published a long-awaited report on Monday ou...
18:17, 06/17/2019

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in......
17:17, 06/29/2019

Rams tackle Andrew Whitworth trying to keep his career alive at nearly 8,000 feet Whitworth is the NFL's oldest lineman. Training at altitude in Colorado follows yoga, Jiu-Jitsu, power lifting and even golf as his ever-changing ways of challenge his body while trying to remain as the Rams' left tackle for at least one more year....
06:34, 08/26/2019

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.The planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn trees in the country this summer by encouraging every...
19:51, 07/29/2019

'No food should be taboo': how to tackle your child's weight – without giving them a complex A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Here’s how parents can help them forge good habits and avoid creating lifelong insecuritiesJusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health visitor told he...
23:51, 08/12/2019

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be harming marine life more than they realize....
23:17, 08/19/2019

Weapon detector tech trial under way in bid to tackle knife crime Technology which can detect if people are carrying hidden weapons will be used by police for the first time in a London railway station in a bid to tackle knife crime....
00:51, 09/17/2019

Liverpool friendly defeat to Sevilla marred by horror tackle "Liverpool were beaten 2-1 by Sevilla during their International Champions Cup encounter in Boston, but the match will be remembered for a dreadful tackle from Joris Gnagon on Yasser Larouci."...
10:51, 07/22/2019

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
18:17, 06/11/2019

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (C...
22:51, 08/17/2019

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution Event will take place on 22 September across 18 boroughs, with road closures and eventsSadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date, closing 12.3 miles (20km) of roads in the centre of the capital in September.Roads will be closed for the event around London Brid...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Lagarde will have 'very little' left to tackle any euro zone weakness, bank CEO says The next European Central Bank (ECB) chief will have "very little" ammunition left to prop up the euro zone in times of economic stress, according to the CEO of Austrian banking group Erste....
15:17, 07/26/2019

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem the flow of migrants from the region, Mexican officials said on Wednesday....
01:34, 06/06/2019

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
12:17, 07/18/2019

EU asks court to force Spain, Bulgaria to tackle air pollution The EU executive on Thursday asked the bloc's top court to take action against Spain and Bulgaria over their poor air quality, warning that the countries were failing to protect citizens against pollution....
15:17, 07/25/2019

Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is always outspoken about diversity in Formula One and has made his strongest commitment yet to changing the makeup of the sport.In the buildup to the Canadi...
19:17, 06/07/2019

Tackle Mills signs $3 million, 1-year deal with Dolphins DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Veteran offensive lineman Jordan Mills has signed a $3 million, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins and becomes the front-runner to start at right tackle this season. Mills started every game the past three years for the Buffalo Bills, and has 82 starts in six NFL seasons. H...
19:51, 05/09/2019

The BBC Joins Up With Google, Facebook, and Twitter To Try To Tackle Misinformation Online The BBC is teaming up with some of the biggest names in tech to coordinate a defense against the online disinformation campaigns endemic to some of their platforms, the outlet announced Saturday. Read more......
00:00, 09/09/2019