15 Jul 2016

Guatemala police raid rival gangs, more than 100 arrested

Guatemalan police captured 106 suspected gang members in a series of raids against warring gangs responsible for a wave of drug violence, authorities said on Thursday. Source: Guatemala police raid rival gangs, more than 100 arrested

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14 Jul 2016

US sentences Chinese hacker for stealing military information 

The US sentences a Chinese businessman to nearly four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to hacking sensitive military information. Su Bin admitted collaborating with hackers in the Chinese military to steal data from US defence companies between 2008 and 2014 Source: US sentences Chinese hacker for stealing military information

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06 Apr 2016

Turkey is investigating leak of 50 million citizens’ data

“Turkey is investigating how hackers have posted online the identity data of some 50 million Turks, including what they said were details about the president and prime minister, after what is believed to be the biggest data breach seen in the country. While no group has taken credit for uploading

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24 Feb 2016

60 invididuals involved with terrorists overseas have returned to Canada

“Canada’s spy agencies have tracked 180 Canadians who are engaged with terrorist organizations abroad, while another 60 have returned home. The latest figures mark a significant increase from the findings of the 2014 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada, which identified about 130 people involved in terror-related activities

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11 Nov 2015

Afghan Spy Agency Frees 8 People Allegedly Kidnapped by ISIS

Afghanistan’s spy agency freed eight people who were among a large group of ethnic minority Hazaras kidnapped earlier this year, the agency said on Tuesday. Source: Afghan spy agency frees 8 people allegedly kidnapped by ISIS

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10 Nov 2015

Syrian Army Enters Aleppo Air Base After Islamic State Siege

Syrian soldiers fought their way into an air base in northern Syria on Tuesday and freed military personnel inside, state television said, after a nearly two-year siege by Islamic State insurgents at the facility. Source: Syrian army enters Aleppo air base after Islamic State siege: state TV

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09 Nov 2015

Germany spied on U.S. embassies, Vatican

“Germany’s foreign intelligence service has systematically spied on its closest allies and friendly countries around the world, including snooping on U.S., French and British embassies, the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. diplomatic offices at the United Nations and even the Vatican.” Source: ‘Der Spiegel’: Germany spied on U.S. embassies, Vatican

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05 Nov 2015

Kurdish PKK Militants End Unilateral Ceasefire in Turkey

Kurdish militants scrapped a month-old ceasefire in Turkey on Thursday, a day after President Tayyip Erdogan vowed to “liquidate” them, dashing hopes of any let-up in violence in the wake of a national election.  

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27 Aug 2015

Thai police look into Turkish connection in Bangkok blast

“Thai police said on Thursday they were looking at arrivals of Turkish nationals in the days before a Bangkok bomb attack that killed 20 people, but authorities in Turkey said they had received no request for assistance with the investigation.” Source: Thai police look into Turkish connection in Bangkok blast

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01 Aug 2015

The flow of jihadists into Syria dries up as Turkey cracks down on the border

“For years, Turkey’s porous border with Syria provided a lifeline for the Islamic State, allowing the group to ferry weapons and fighters to a war zone where it was building its brutal ‘caliphate.’ But that is now changing. Where jihadists once streamed over this frontier, high walls and police patrols

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