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Chile in shock as 10 women perish in nursing home blaze

Santiago - Ten women burned to death in a blaze at a Chilean nursing home Tuesday, shocking the country and prompting a call by President Sebastian Pinera to shake consciences over treatment of the elderly.

Curtain of concrete and steel protects London landmarks

London - London has adapted the landscape around its major landmarks to protect them from terror attacks, with Tuesday's suspected car assault on the Houses of Parliament ending at a crash barrier.

4 security force members, 3 'terrorists' killed in Jordan raid

Apo - Four members of the Jordanian security forces and three "terrorists" have been killed during a raid on a militant hideout after an officer died in a bomb blast near the capital, the government said Sunday.

Top ten cybersecurity startup vendors revealed

The biggest cybersecurity investment rounds have been reviewed for 2018 so far, and the top ten leading startups have been identified in this expanding technology sector.

Russia stops Pussy Riot member leaving country

Moscow - Russian security services on Wednesday prevented Maria Alyokhina of punk protest group Pussy Riot from flying out of the country to perform at a top arts festival, she said.

Barcelona mayor faces calls to quit over 'insecurity'

Madrid - Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau is facing calls to quit over perceived insecurity in Spain's most-visited city as criticism after the assault of a US visitor sparked a very public insult by her tourism czar.

US not 'starry-eyed' about NKorea nuclear deal: Bolton

Washington - As North Korea reportedly continues to build missiles and produce plutonium, a top aide to US President Donald Trump said Sunday that "there's nobody in his administration starry-eyed about the prospects of North Korea actually denuclearizing.

North Korea criticises 'alarming' US impatience on denuclearisation

Fpo - North Korea on Saturday said the US was acting with "alarming" impatience on the issue of denuclearisation, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed the need to maintain full sanctions pressure on Pyongyang.

North Korea criticises 'alarming' US behaviour

Fpo - North Korea on Saturday said the US was acting with "alarming" impatience on the issue of denuclearisation, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed the need to maintain full sanctions pressure on Pyongyang.

Still a way to go on N. Korea: Pompeo

Fpo - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo admitted Friday there was still "a ways to go" on North Korea as Washington seeks to push Pyongyang to move faster along the path towards denuclearisation.

China wants military drills with ASEAN in disputed sea, excluding US

Fpo - China wants to stage joint military exercises with Southeast Asian nations in disputed waters, according to a draft document, but insists other countries should be excluded in what analysts say is a bid to diminish US influence.

China wants military drills with ASEAN in disputed sea, excluding US

Fpo - China wants military exercises and energy exploration with Southeast Asian nations in disputed waters, according to a draft document, but insists on outside countries being excluded in what analysts said was a bid to diminish US influence.

Russian scientist arrested in espionage probe: agencies

Moscow - A Russian scientist has been arrested in a probe into allegations staff at a top space research centre have been passing information on the country's weapons programme to the West, agencies reported Tuesday.

EU anti-trust officials probe Thales, Gemalto merger

Apo - The European Union said Monday it has launched an anti-trust investigation into the planned purchase by French aerospace and defence group Thales of SIM manufacturer Gemalto.

Why California's data privacy law is set for U.S. roll out: Q&A Special

The U.S. state of California has agreed to implement a new data privacy law, along the lines of a new regulation recently enacted in Europe. Could this be the trigger for a U.S.-wide roll-out? We talk with data privacy expert John Tsopanis, of 1touch.io.

Amazon and Wikipedia still giving poor password advice

Plymouth - A decade of research shows that little improvement has been made in the guidance given by leading websites in relation to security and for the protection of privacy data.

Q&A: Cybersecurity risks associated with the smart home Special

Cybersecurity expert Alex Vaystikh recently bought a new dishwasher before realizing that it connects to his Wi-fi to download updates. In an exclusive interview with Digital Journal, Vaystikh expands on smart home risks.

Rights group warns of 'blatant' bid to manipulate Pakistan vote

Islamabad - Pakistan's human rights commission Monday slammed "blatant, aggressive and unabashed" attempts to manipulate the upcoming election, as politicians expressed security fears following one of the country's deadliest attacks.

High security for England-Croatia semi — in Benidorm

Madrid - Spanish authorities said Wednesday they were bringing in police backup to the party resort of Benidorm ahead of the World Cup semi-final pitting England against Croatia, after English fans caused havoc in previous games.

Drivers rejoice as Damascus dismantles checkpoints

Damascus - In his beloved yellow taxi, Abu Ayman zigzags through the streets of Syria's capital Damascus, delighted that the security checkpoints that choked the streets for years have been removed.

Peace, love and no bodyguards for Mexico president-elect

Mexico - Mexico's president-elect is vowing radical change. And nowhere has it been more visible than in his jaw-dropping decision to forgo bodyguards, and let fans mob him -- leaving security experts aghast.

Reviewing the impact of the VPNFilter malware attack

A novel VPNFilter malware has affected 500,000 networking devices globally. Marina Kidron, Director of Threat Intelligence in the Skybox Research Lab looks at what is know so far.

Woman who scaled Statue of Liberty to protest immigration policy arrested

New York - A woman was arrested Wednesday after staging a dramatic protest against President Donald Trump's separation of migrant families, climbing the Statue of Liberty and forcing its evacuation on Independence Day.

Security blanket for riders including Froome at Tour de France

La Roche-sur-yon - Over 30,000 security agents will be deployed to protect riders during the Tour de France, organisers said Wednesday after the head of world cycling called for a safe environment for British rider Chris Froome.

Late boarding bid lands Ukrainian in Cyprus custody

Nicosia - Cyprus police arrested a Ukrainian on Wednesday after he scaled an airport security fence in a desperate bid to join his family on a flight despite missing the final boarding call.

New deal with Hellman & Friedman values SimpliSafe at $1 billion

Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman has taken a controlling interest in SimpliSafe, the company behind the popular smart home security system SimpliSafe.

Q&A: Are IoT devices a security threat? Special

Connected devices are a potential ongoing threat to the security of their users. The main concerns are discussed by IoT security expert Yotam Gutman, who outlines steps that can be followed to avoid becoming a victim of IoT hackers of all types.

Trusted IoT Alliance aims for security and scalablity: Q&A Special

The Trusted IoT Alliance, an open source software consortium that aims to create a secure, scalable, interoperable, and trusted Internet of Things ecosystem. Paul Madsen from Hedera Hashgraph explains more.

Chinese firms cash in on Xinjiang's growing police state

- China's construction of a vast, all-seeing police state in its fractious far west has triggered a government spending spree worth billions to firms providing a hi-tech network of cameras and "re-education centres".

Ex-NATO chief Solana denied entry to US over Iran trips

Madrid - Former NATO chief Javier Solana said Monday his online application to enter the United States was turned down for having travelled to Iran where he took part in negotiations on a nuclear deal.
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