• Russia responsible for NotPetya cyber attack says U.K.

    Russia responsible for NotPetya cyber attack says U.K.0

    The British government says that Russia was behind a massive global cyberattack that hit major companies in June 2017. Foreign Office minister Tariq Ahmad said in a statement on Thursday that the Russian military was responsible for the attack, which initially targeted computers in Ukraine but quickly spread beyond its borders. The attack — called

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  • Florida school shooting: Trump links FBI’s missteps to Russia investigation

    Florida school shooting: Trump links FBI’s missteps to Russia investigation0

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wednesday’s attack in Parkland was the deadliest US school shooting since 2012 President Donald Trump has rebuked the FBI for missing signals before Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. The agency was “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign”, Mr Trump tweeted. “There is

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  • Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops

    Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops0

    From their outpost on Iraq’s westernmost edge, U.S. 1st Lt. Kyle Hagerty and his troops watched civilians trickle into the area after American and Iraqi forces drove out the Islamic State group. They were, he believed, families returning to liberated homes, a hopeful sign of increasing stability. But when he interviewed them on a recent

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  • US aid cut to Gaza refugees has left a ‘time bomb’, UN chief warns

    US aid cut to Gaza refugees has left a ‘time bomb’, UN chief warns0

    The head of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees has said a US cut to funding is a danger to stability across the region and could lead to an outbreak of protests. Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl says the the aid cut came as a significant shock to the agency and has been very disruptive. He

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  • Cheddar Man: Briton who lived 10,000 years ago had ‘dark skin’

    Cheddar Man: Briton who lived 10,000 years ago had ‘dark skin’0

    The “Cheddar Man” fossil was discovered in 1903 in a cave in the village of Cheddar in Somerset, southwest England. He is the oldest complete skeleton to have been discovered in Britain, and would have been part of the last wave of immigrants to populate the region after the ice age. Today’s white Britons can

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  • Sacred Tibetan monastery in Lhasa hit by fire

    Sacred Tibetan monastery in Lhasa hit by fire0

    Image copyright Twitter Image caption Footage posted online showed flames billowing from the ancient compound A fire broke out at the most important shrine in Tibetan Buddhism – the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa. Footage posted online showed flames billowing from the roof and what appeared to be at least one gutted pagoda. Chinese state media

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