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British hospitals say hit by suspected national cyber attack

LONDON, May 13: British hospitals said they were forced to divert emergencies on Friday (May 12) after a suspected national cyber attack. “We are aware of a cyber security incident and we are working on a response,” said a spokesman for NHS Digital, a division of the NHS which handles information technology issues. The National Health Service said that as ...Full Article

Trump warns sacked FBI chief not to ‘leak’ conversations

WASHINGTON, May 13: President Donald Trump on Friday (May 12) warned his sacked FBI director against “leaking” information to reporters, as the White House refused to deny that the ...Full Article

Fast-moving cyberattacks wreak havoc worldwide

LONDON, May 13: A fast-moving wave of cyberattacks swept the globe on Friday (May 12), apparently exploiting a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency. ...Full Article

Mexico says called Trump’s bluff when he eyed NAFTA exit

MEXICO CITY, May 12: Mexico said on Thursday it had called U.S. President Donald Trump’s bluff over his suggestion he only decided to stay in the North American Free ...Full Article

South Korea urges ‘parallel’ talks, sanctions to rein in North

SOUTH KOREA, May 12: South Korea’s new president launched international efforts to defuse tension over North Korea’s weapons development on Thursday, urging both dialogue and sanctions while also aiming ...Full Article

Comey firing won’t stop Russia probe: Acting FBI chief

WASHINGTON, May 12: The acting chief of the FBI told the US Congress on Thursday (May 11) that President Donald Trump’s shock firing of James Comey will not derail ...Full Article

Police fire shots to break up Myanmar nationalist, Muslim scuffle

YANGON, May 11: Police in Myanmar fired warning shots to break up scuffles between Buddhist nationalists and Muslims in Myanmar’s biggest city in the early hours of Wednesday (May 10) ...Full Article

Kidnap threat at Philippine tourist hotspots

MANILA, May 11: Terrorists are planning to kidnap foreigners in tourist hotspots across the central and western Philippines, Western governments said Wednesday (May 10) following a foiled abduction attempt by ...Full Article

Defiant Trump defends firing FBI chief

WASHINGTON, May 11: The White House slapped down calls for a special prosecutor to investigate allegations that Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia on Wednesday (May 10), after the ...Full Article

Decision to jail Ahok politically driven: Lawyer

SINGAPORE, May 10: The decision to sentence Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or “Ahok” to two years’ jail for blasphemy was politically driven, his defence lawyer I Wayan Sidarta ...Full Article
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