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British aid worker shot dead by kidnappers in Nigeria

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Kidnappers in Nigeria have shot dead a British woman and a Nigerian man, and abducted three others, officials have said. Police and the British High Commission have named the woman as Faye Mooney, 29, and said they were aware of an incident which took place at a holiday resort on Friday but would not speculate Read More

British woman shot dead by kidnappers in Nigeria

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Kidnappers in Nigeria have shot dead a British woman and a Nigerian man, and abducted three others, officials have said. Police and the British High Commission have named the woman as Faye Mooney, 29, and said they were aware of an incident which took place at a holiday resort on Friday but added that they Read More

After Cyclone Idai, thousands still cut off, many more in need: aid agencies

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – One month after Cyclone Idai tore through southern Africa bringing devastating floods, aid agencies say the situation remains critical with some communities in worst-hit Mozambique only just being reached with aid. FILE PHOTO: Women wait to receive aid at a camp for the people displaced in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Read More

‘5 years for ATTEMPT to crack a password?’ Journalists, whistleblowers slam US Assange charge

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Journalists and whistleblowers have weighed in on the indictment brought by the US against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, calling the current password-cracking charge “weak,” but setting a dangerous precedent for press freedom. A statement from the Department of Justice on Wednesday said Assange had been charged for engaging in a conspiracy to crack a password Read More

Iran conducted ‘major cyber assault’ on key UK infrastructure

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By Alistair Bunkall, defence and security correspondent Iran is being blamed for a wave of cyber attacks that targeted key parts of the UK’s national infrastructure in a major assault just before Christmas. It is understood that private sector companies, including banks, were also compromised in what has been described as an “ongoing” campaign. Sky Read More

Left opt for election scaremongering? Report claims ‘US dark money’ meddling in Europe

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A new alarming report claims American Christian conservative groups funneled millions to fund “shocking” meddling in European politics. Seems like a big scoop, or just a ploy to sway European Parliament elections? The report released by the UK-based political website openDemocracy this week spares no black paint to produce a picture of gross interference in Read More

Aussie politician claims Muslims are responsible for New Zealand shootings

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An Australian senator is being heavily criticized for lashing out at Muslim immigrants in the wake of the horrific shootings at two New Zealand mosques. Queensland Senator Fraser Anning released a media statement on Friday afternoon, hours after the terrorist attacks at two Christchurch mosques. In it, Anning claimed while he was “utterly opposed to Read More

Rats, hooked noses & bags of money: Belgian carnival slammed for ‘anti-Semitic’ float

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Jewish groups say that an ‘appalling’ float at a carnival in Belgium brings back Nazi-era anti-Semitic stereotypes. The event also sparked controversy by featuring blackface and marchers in KKK hoods handing out chocolate. Two umbrella groups, representing French and Flemish-speaking Jews in Belgium, filed a complaint to the public anti-discrimination watchdog, Unia, protesting the ‘anti-Semitic’ Read More

China blasts 'political persecution' of Huawei as Canada goes ahead with exec's extradition to US

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Ottawa has formally started an extradition process in the case of Huawei’s chief financial officer, who was arrested in Canada after being charged with circumventing US sanctions on Iran. China saw red over the move. In a statement on Friday, Canada’s Department of Justice announced that it had issued “an authority to proceed,” thus “formally Read More

Canada approves Huawei extradition proceedings

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Canada has said it will allow the US extradition case against Huawei’s chief financial officer to go ahead. Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested last December at the request of the US, which has accused her of fraud linked to violating sanctions on Iran. She is currently on bail in Read More