26 Jun 2015

Islamic State attacks Kobani and pro-regime troops in Syria’s north

“Islamic State militants killed dozens of people in and around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Thursday after launching a counter-offensive under the cover of darkness.” Source: Islamic State attacks Kobani and pro-regime troops in Syria’s north | World news | The Guardian

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02 May 2015

Rocket attack kills three at Benghazi medical center in Libya

“A rocket hit a medical center in Libya’s eastern Benghazi on Friday, killing three people, medics said.” Source: Rocket attack kills three at Benghazi medical center in Libya | Reuters

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02 Apr 2015

Midsized Companies, Supersized Network Security Needs

“Adversaries are not just targeting prized assets like customer and employee data, intellectual property, and corporate secrets. Cybercriminals also recognize that smaller companies are a vector into the networks of larger corporations. Some notable attacks on large companies last year were traced back, in part, to smaller business associates that

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11 Mar 2015

Gangland grenade attack outside Guatemala hospital kills one, hurts 22

“At least one woman was killed and 22 people were injured on Tuesday after a drive-by grenade attack outside Guatemala’s second-largest hospital aimed at a jailed gang leader who was having a check-up, the country’s interior minister said. “ Source: Gangland grenade attack outside Guatemala hospital kills one, hurts 22

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23 Dec 2014

Opec oil output will not be cut even if price hits $20

“Saudi Arabia’s oil minister, Ali al-Naimi, has said oil producers’ cartel Opec will not cut production even if the price falls to $20 a barrel.” Source: BBC News – Opec oil output will not be cut even if price hits $20

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08 Dec 2014

US posts on alert over potential backlash from CIA report, lawmaker warns of ‘violence’

“U.S. diplomatic and military posts overseas are being put on alert over the potential backlash from a looming Senate report examining the alleged use of torture by the CIA, with one top lawmaker warning its release could cause ‘violence and deaths.’ “ Source:US posts on alert over potential backlash from CIA

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03 Sep 2014

Yemen president dismisses government to end stand-off

Yemen’s president has dismissed his government and promised to review fuel subsidy cuts in a bid to end a stand-off with Zaidi Shia rebels. via BBC News – Yemen president dismisses government to end stand-off.

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22 Jul 2014

Kenya Gunmen Kill at Least 4 in Retribution Attack

“At least four people were killed and several others injured on Sunday in an attack by armed gunmen in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa, police said. It’s the same area where 94 other people have died in less than a month in attacks claimed by an al-Qaida-linked militant group,

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08 Jul 2014

Moscow accuses United States of ‘kidnapping’ Russian hacker

“Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of violating a bilateral treaty and ‘kidnapping’ a Russian accused of hacking into U.S. retailers’ computer systems to steal credit card data. “ Source: Moscow accuses United States of ‘kidnapping’ Russian hacker | Reuters

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02 Jul 2014

Police arrest 500 after huge Hong Kong protest

“Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 protesters at a sit-in early Wednesday following a huge pro-democracy rally that organisers said mobilised half a million people demanding the right to choose their next leader. The arrests came at the end of a largely peaceful rally on Tuesday that protest leaders

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