27 Feb 2014

Soldier shoots dead five colleagues, self in Indian Kashmir

“A soldier in Indian Kashmir shot dead five of his colleagues in a military camp before turning the gun on himself, an army spokesman told AFP on Thursday.” Source: Soldier shoots dead five colleagues, self in Indian Kashmir | GulfNews.com

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26 Feb 2014

Who stole $400 million from Mt. Gox?

“The polite, public explanation for this is that a transaction bug in Mt. Gox’s system enabled the theft, and the team just wasn’t sharp enough to spot it — but there’s a lot about the story that doesn’t make sense. “ Source:Who stole $400 million from Mt. Gox? | The

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26 Feb 2014

360 million newly stolen credentials on black market

“A cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday that it uncovered stolen credentials from some 360 million accounts that are available for sale on cyber black markets, though it is unsure where they came from or what they can be used to access.” Source: 360 million newly stolen credentials on black market:

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26 Feb 2014

Ukraine ‘disbands elite Berkut anti-riot police’

“Ukraine’s acting interior minister has said the elite Berkut police unit, blamed for the deaths of protesters, has been disbanded. It is unclear what will happen to Berkut officers, but Arsen Avakov said more details would be given in a briefing on Wednesday. The unit had 4,000-5,000 members stationed across

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26 Feb 2014

US expels 3 Venezuelan diplomats

“The United States has expelled three Venezuelan diplomats in response to similar action against three US consular officials in Caracas.” Source: US expels 3 Venezuelan diplomats | GulfNews.com

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26 Feb 2014

Gunshots rattle Thai capital as PM flies out

“Gunmen opened fire near several opposition protest sites in Bangkok Wednesday, stoking tensions in the capital as Thailand’s embattled prime minister flew to her political stronghold in the north. Street violence, often targeting protesters, has become a near-daily feature of the almost four-month-long crisis gripping Thailand, with the toll standing

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26 Feb 2014

Scores of Syrian fighters killed in army ambush near Damascus

“Scores of Islamist fighters were killed in an army ambush in the Eastern Ghouta area of the Syrian capital Damascus, the national news agency SANA said on Wednesday. Lebanon’s Al Manar television said the attack was near the town of Otaiba and that the death toll may have been higher

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26 Feb 2014

Bombings and shootings kill 26 around Iraq

“A parked car bomb blew up by a crowded Baghdad market on Tuesday night, killing at least 14 people and bringing the day’s total death toll in political violence around Iraq to 26, security and medical sources said.” Source: Bombings and shootings kill 26 around Iraq | Reuters

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26 Feb 2014

Eyeing Afghan exit, U.S. intensifies campaign against Haqqani militants

“The United States has intensified its drive against the Taliban-linked Haqqani network in an attempt to deal a lasting blow to the militants in Afghanistan before foreign combat forces depart this year, according to multiple U.S. officials.” Source: Eyeing Afghan exit, U.S. intensifies campaign against Haqqani militants | Reuters

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26 Feb 2014

Pakistan announces first ever counter-terror policy

“Pakistan on Wednesday unveiled its first ever counter-terrorism policy after battling a homegrown Islamist insurgency for more than a decade, announcing that every act of militant violence would be met with retaliation on their bases.” Source: Pakistan announces first ever counter-terror policy | GulfNews.com

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