Three ex-US intelligence officers admit hacking for UAE

Over the next three years, it alleged, they supervised the creation of two similar sophisticated “zero-click” computer hacking and intelligence gathering systems – “Karma” and “Karma 2” – that could compromise a device without any action by the target and allowed users to access tens of millions of devices made by a US technology company […]

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Afghanistan women's youth soccer team escapes to Pakistan

Their departure comes as part of a wider exodus of female cultural and sporting stars.

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EU needs to step up on defence, says von der Leyen

The Commission’s chief says the EU needs the “political will” to intervene militarily without the US.

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A Call to Pray for Afghanistan from FBR Founder Dave Eubank

The US pullout from Afghanistan sent geo-political shock waves throughout the world, profoundly diminished US prestige and left tens of thousands of Afghans in harm’s way at the hands of the terrorists of the Taliban.  Reports of murder, retribution, kidnapping and torture continue to stream of out Afghanistan.  Dozens of NGO’s have rallied to help […]

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Hong Kong: Activists jailed for joining banned Tiananmen vigil

Nine activists are sentenced for joining a banned vigil last year commemorating the 1989 massacre.

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Rival Koreas Test Missiles Hours Apart, Raising Tensions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas test-launched ballistic missiles hours apart from each other on Wednesday in a display of military assets that came amid a faltering diplomatic push to strip North Korea of its nuclear program. South Korea’s presidential office said it conducted its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test on Wednesday afternoon. […]

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Curious bears crash football game in India

A football game in India’s eastern state of Odisha (formerly known as Orissa) had two surprise visitors – a mother bear and her cub.When the football got kicked out from the pitch into a nearby forest, the bears found it and seemed reluctant to return it. They bounced it between them, kicking and tossing the […]

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Search engine optimization, otherwise known as SEO is a means of enhancing the volume and quality of site visitors to a site or blog by enhancing the website’s content and keywords. SEO is a method that helps your website get a high ranking in results of search results for key words and other phrases. SEO […]

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Afghanistan: Taliban leaders in bust-up at presidential palace, sources say

The group seized control of Afghanistan last month, and have since declared the country an “Islamic Emirate”. Their new interim cabinet is entirely male and made up of senior Taliban figures, some of whom are notorious for attacks on US forces over the past two decades.

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#MeToo: China court dismisses landmark sex harassment case

Chinese law expert Darius Longarino told the BBC that the outcome was an example of how sexual harassment or assault survivors in China “face a steep, almost insurmountable, uphill climb in court” especially if they lack “hard” evidence such as video recordings of the incident, as was the case with Ms Zhou.

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