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French police report 'dozen' drone sightings over Paris

Paris - Paris police on Wednesday said the public had reported around a dozen drone sightings over sensitive areas of the French capital -- the latest in a baffling series of overflights.

U.S. Congress passes security funding, averting crisis

Washington - Congress finally gave the Department of Homeland Security its due, funding the crucial U.S. agency after months of political wrangling that threatened to plunge it into shutdown.

Al-Jazeera reporter fined for drone flights over Paris

Paris - A French court Tuesday fined a British journalist 1,000 euros ($1,100) for flying a drone over central Paris and confiscated the machine, as authorities scramble to explain a recent series of mysterious overflights.

Edward Snowden 'ready to return to States'

Moscow - Edward Snowden, the fugitive whistleblower who has been given refuge in Russia, is willing to return to the United States if he is given a fair trial, his lawyer said Tuesday."He is thinking about it.

German city of Bremen scales back security alert

Berlin - German authorities Sunday downgraded a security alert in the northern city of Bremen that had led to two temporary arrests and searches of premises that included an Islamic cultural centre.

US Congress averts Homeland Security shutdown

Washington - Feuding US lawmakers narrowly avoided a Department of Homeland Security shutdown at the 11th hour, but funded the agency only until March 6, forcing Congress to revisit the issue next week.

Stopgap DHS funding fails in U.S. House, midnight shutdown looms

Washington - The U.S. House rejected Republican leadership, failing to approve a three-week extension of Department of Homeland Security funding and setting up a dramatic showdown hours before the agency goes into partial shutdown.

Al-Jazeera journalist in Paris court next week for flying drone

Paris - One of three Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying a drone in Paris will appear in court next week after pleading guilty, a judicial source said on Thursday.The other two television journalists have been freed.

U.S. Senate strikes deal to avert homeland security shutdown

Washington - U.S. Senate leaders struck a deal to avert an ugly shutdown and fund homeland security operations through September, but it remained unclear whether lawmakers will agree to the plan before Friday's deadline.

Australia warns women IS no 'romantic adventure'

Sydney - A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Thursday, warning against notions of a "romantic adventure".

Mystery as drones spotted in Paris sky

Paris - Investigators in Paris have been left puzzled by a string of drone sightings over Paris, even as three journalists for TV station Al-Jazeera were arrested Wednesday for flying one from a park on the edge of the city.

Unidentified drones reappear over Paris at night

Paris - Unidentified drones flew over Paris for a second night in a row, police said Wednesday, in the latest mystery appearance of unmanned aircraft over the French capital at a time of high security.

Saudi in hi-tech front line battle to keep IS at bay

- The chain-link fences, topped with coils of barbed wire, rise and fall like a serpent's back across the desert scrubland between Saudi Arabia and the jihadist threat across the Iraqi border.

'Komodia' software behind Superfish found in 12 more programs

The dangerous code that allowed the Superfish adware preinstalled on Lenovo laptops to spoof secure SSL certificates has now been found inside another twelve programs online. All are capable of getting around the security mechanisms in the HTTPS protocol.

Drones spotted flying over Paris landmarks

Paris - Paris police were hunting on Tuesday for clues as to who carried out late night drone flights over at least five landmarks in the French capital, including the Eiffel Tower.

Australia ramps up anti-terror measures

Sydney - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott warned Monday of a long era of heightened threats from "home-grown" extremists and announced new security measures including revoking citizenship for dual-nationals linked to terrorism.

System let us down with Sydney siege 'monster': PM

Sydney - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott admitted Sunday "the system" had let the public down by failing to protect it from the "monster" who carried out a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe.

New Android malware spies on you even when phone is shut down

Security researchers have discovered a new form of malware attacking Android smartphones that allows hackers to control the device even if it appears completely shut down to the user.

Chef Jamie Oliver's website infected users with malware

A spokesman for celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has acknowledged that malicious code on his self-branded website contained malware that could have given hackers control of users' computers as they browsed for recipes.

Hundreds protest security law in Spain

Madrid - Hundreds of Spaniards marched in Madrid and similar protests were called in other cities on Saturday against a government plan to toughen penalties for unauthorised demonstrations.

Dramatic fall in phone theft as kill switches installed

Smartphone thefts have fallen dramatically in three major cities across the world after manufacturers began adding remote "kill switches" so users can disable stolen devices, according to reports.

Sydney siege survivors tell of terror at hands of gunman

Sydney - Survivors of a 16-hour siege in a Sydney cafe on Sunday told of their terror during the deadly standoff, as a jihadist gunman threatened to kill people "one by one".

Militia forms 'security commission' after Yemen takeover

Sanaa - Yemen's Shiite Huthi militia announced Saturday the formation of a "security commission", including former ministers, a day after its takeover which opponents denounced as a "coup".

Munich security meet to focus on 'collapse of global order'

Berlin - The Ukraine conflict, Islamic State group jihadists and the wider "collapse of the global order" will occupy the world's security community at an annual meeting in Germany from Friday.

BMW patches flaw that could have allowed hackers to unlock cars

German car manufacturer BMW has patched a flaw in software used across its product family of cars that would have allowed hackers to unlock the doors of other peoples' cars. Over 2.2 million cars have been affected.

U.S. immigration fight jeopardizes homeland security funding

Washington - The US Senate votes Tuesday on whether to advance a controversial Republican bill that funds homeland security but rolls back President Barack Obama's immigration plan, with Democrats revolting against the measure.

Spanish parties strike pact against jihadism

Madrid - Spain's leading political parties signed a rare pact on Monday to fight Islamic extremism with new anti-jihadist laws in the wake of last month's deadly attacks in Paris.

After Paris attacks, calls to tighten U.S. visa rules

Washington - U.S. politicians are calling for changes to a law that allows Europeans and other foreigners to enter the country without visas, citing fears that jihadists could exploit the rules to stage attacks on American soil.

Turkey airport police hunt extremists en route to Syria

Istanbul - Everything seems normal as the passengers stream out of a routine flight from a Middle Eastern country after landing at a major Turkish international airport.

Aircraft set for minute-by-minute tracking

Montreal - All commercial flights worldwide could soon send out an automated signal every minute in times of distress to help rescuers find downed aircraft more easily.
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