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Massive leak shows Chinese firm hacked foreign govts, activists: analysts

Leaked data unveils I-Soon’s cyber espionage on governments, universities, and social media accounts. A Chinese tech security firm was able to breach foreign governments, infiltrate social media accounts and hack personal computers, a massive data leak analysed by experts this week has revealed. The trove of documents from I-Soon, a private contractor that competed for

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UN Security Council approves sending foreign forces to Haiti

CNN  —  The United Nations Security Council has greenlit the deployment of an armed multinational force to Haiti, as the Caribbean nation wrestles with rampant gang violence and political paralysis. The decision follows repeated calls for military assistance by Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry. United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the United States have

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Brazilian foreign minister calls for UN reform at G20 kickoff

Brazil’s foreign minister called for reforms of the United Nations and other multilateral institutions Wednesday while criticizing their inability to prevent global conflicts, as his country kicked off its presidency of the Group of 20 nations. Mauro Vieira told fellow foreign ministers during opening remarks for a G20 meeting in Rio de Janeiro that the

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Finns vote for new president who will steer foreign policy

Centre-right Alexander Stubb faces Pekka Haavisto from the green left in Finland’s presidential election. ADVERTISEMENT Voters in Finland will choose between two experienced politicians to be their next president on Sunday.  The winner’s main task will be to guide the new NATO member’s foreign and security policy amid Russia’s grinding invasion of Ukraine.  Former prime minister

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Foreign fighters among dead in war on DR Congo rebels

The DRC, the United Nations and Western countries say Rwanda is supporting the rebels. People gather at a busy road while carrying some of their belongings as they flee the Masisi territory following clashes between M23 rebels and government forces, at a road near Sake on February 7, 2024. – Conflict between M23 rebels and

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Experts warn North America is in the midst of an ‘ALIEN INVASION’ as 70 species of foreign earthworms from Asia and Europe ravage the environment

Standford scientists have warned that an ‘alien invasion’ is underway in the U.S. that could leave a path of destruction across the nation.  The team identified 70 alien earthworm species imported from Asia, Europe, and South America that pose a threat to the ecosystem. The invasive species consume more aboveground leaf litter than earthworms native

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parliamentary panel foreign upi apps: Parliamentary panel flags dominance of foreign-owned UPI apps, urges promotion of local fintechs

Flagging the high market share of foreign-owned fintech apps in unified payments interface (UPI) such as Walmart-owned PhonePe and Google Pay, the parliamentary standing committee on communications and information technology has recommended the promotion of local fintech apps. The issue of concentration of UPI market share has been taken up by the National Payments Corporation

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