ARTICLES RELATING TO SECURITY

How to get a grip on that first-day-of-school anxiety

2018-01-17 07:20

As the first day of school rolls around once again, many parents and children may feel overwhelmed.

Double suicide bombing in Baghdad kills at least 38 people

2018-01-15 17:05

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in back-to-back explosions during rush hour, leaving at least 38 people dead.

Researchers show WhatsApp groups can be hacked

2018-01-11 11:28

Despite WhatsApp’s secure end-to-end encryption for messages, German researchers have found a loophole that could allow hackers to worm their way into WhatsApp's group chats.

2 people injured in explosion outside Stockholm subway

2018-01-07 14:58

Two people have been injured in Stockholm in an explosion outside a subway station, after an unidentified device detonated.

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 13: Officials

2018-01-05 12:14

The death toll from an Islamic State-claimed suicide attack in Kabul has risen to 13, officials say, adding to the carnage caused by the militant group in the Afghan capital.

Turkey steps up ISIS arrests under shadow of New Year attack

2017-12-31 20:14

Turkey has arrested more suspected ISIS jihadists in a major crackdown on the extremist group ahead of a New Year overshadowed by the first anniversary of the nightclub terror attack that left 39 dead.

Pakistan army says Indian fire kills 3 soldiers in Kashmir

2017-12-26 09:03

Pakistan's military says Indian fire across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region has killed three soldiers in what it said was an "unprovoked" ceasefire violation

Mahlobo’s angry ‘slave’ cops

2017-12-24 06:04

The police officers guarding Energy Minister David Mahlobo’s uninhabited private house are “gatvol” of the “smelly garage”, “old sofas” and dark toilet they have to use.

Shots fired at US base in England after 'car drives into gate'

2017-12-18 17:06

British police say they are responding to a 'significant' incident at a Royal Air Force based used by the US Air Force.

Eight killed in pre-Christmas suicide bomb attack on Pakistan church

2017-12-17 20:39

At least eight people have been killed and 30 wounded when two suicide bombers attacked a church in Pakistan during a service, just over a week before Christmas, police say.

 

UK air force scrambles 2 fighters to intercept Russian jets

2018-01-16 05:17

Britain's Royal Air Force has scrambled two fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers near U.K. airspace, in another illustration of ongoing tensions

Russian army says 'eliminated' those behind Syria attack

2018-01-12 22:03

The Russian army says it has "eliminated" the militants behind a mortar attack on a base in Syria on New Year's Eve that killed two Russian soldiers.

Austria refuses to accept suspected ISIS fighter for surgery

2018-01-11 05:35

Austria's new interior ministry has refused to allow a suspected Islamic State group fighter to travel from Georgia to Vienna for emergency surgery, saying it would pose a "major" security risk.

4 threats to aviation security - Iata

2018-01-06 10:00

There are four threats and five challenges to aviation security, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Fireworks, crystal ball help usher in 2018 around the world

2018-01-01 14:59

Revellers around the world have welcomed the new year with tight security, prayers, fireworks and a crystal ball.

HRW accuses Yazidi fighters in Iraq of executing civilians

2017-12-27 18:03

Fighters from Iraq's Yazidi community, brutally targeted by the Islamic State group, executed 52 civilians in apparent revenge killings after capturing territory from the jihadists, Human Rights Watch has said.

Police: Man arrested for fake bomb threat at Chicago airport

2017-12-24 11:26

A 34-year-old California man has been charged after authorities say he told an airline employee at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport there was a bomb in his carry-on bag.

US officials say the country will provide lethal weapons to Ukraine

2017-12-23 14:11

US officials in Washington say the Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles.

The worst passwords of 2017

2017-12-18 10:38

Despite high levels of cyber hacking, internet users continue to use simple passwords to secure their digital financial and personal information.

Russian security services uncover ISIS cell in Saint Petersburg

2017-12-16 07:04

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) says it had uncovered a cell of the Islamic State group that was planning imminent terror attacks in the country's second city Saint Petersburg.

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