ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog

2019-08-08 05:40

The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog says.

Double shootings heighten fears of 'white terrorism' in US

2019-08-05 21:19

Armed with assault rifles and clad in combat gear, two white men methodically gunned down nearly 30 people over the weekend, underscoring fears that 'white terrorism' is now the main threat in the United States.

Security challenges sapping resources, Prasa admits

2019-07-26 18:59

The United National Transport Union went on strike nationally on Friday, demanding that the South African National Defence Force be deployed to watch over stations and drivers.

Six dead and Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office

2019-07-25 05:51

Six people have been killed and the mayor of Mogadishu wounded in a bombing at the mayoral offices in the Somali capital, the government says, in an attack claimed by Al-Shabaab jihadists.

Hit with at least one armed robbery a day, Shoprite basically set up its own police force

2019-07-22 15:14

Shoprite has appointed expert investigators, crime data analysts and even a criminal lawyer to pursue criminals.

Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan

2019-07-21 11:10

A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials have said.

LATEST: Foreigners among 26 killed, 56 injured in Al-Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

2019-07-13 11:00

At least 26 people, including many foreigners, have been killed and 56 were injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia.

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory network was hacked by targeting a Raspberry Pi that wasn't supposed to be connected to it

2019-06-24 17:42

In April 2018, a hacker stole 500 megabytes of data from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. It targeted an unauthorised Raspberry Pi.

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria

2019-06-17 13:04

Thirty people have been killed in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services have reported.

SA children are changing the way they search for things on the internet – here’s what they are looking for, and how much of it is porn

2019-06-15 09:06

South African kids want to are into music, videos and cartoons on their desktops, new data shows.


Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency

2019-08-06 11:43

Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra.

Two injured in small 'explosions' as Bangkok hosts summit - police

2019-08-02 11:57

Two people have been reported injured as at least two small explosions hit Bangkok, police have said, as the Thai capital hosts a regional summit attended by top diplomats.

Australian watchdog calls for controls on Facebook, Google

2019-07-26 13:59

Australia's competition watchdog has recommended tighter controls on the use of personal data and measures to ease Facebook and Google's dominance of online advertising among a slew of measures to better police the internet giants.

Ethiopia says army to take over security in troubled south

2019-07-23 11:47

Ethiopia has announced that soldiers and federal police will take over security in a restive southern region following days of violence that has left at least 18 people dead.

At least five dead in Somalia car bomb attack

2019-07-22 14:11

At least five people have been killed and several wounded when a car bomb was detonated outside a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a security officer and witnesses have said.

New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings

2019-07-13 15:54

Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks.

Kim Jong Un's elite bodyguards run beside his car because of a Clint Eastwood movie

2019-07-04 08:52

Kim Jong Un's bodyguards are subjected to extensive tests of health, fitness, intelligence, martial arts, looks and loyalty. Only the best are chosen.

Under US pressure, Afghan army starts closing checkpoints

2019-06-18 09:24

Only a tangle of razor wire marks the entrance of a remote Afghan army checkpoint that may soon be shuttered as the government closes vulnerable outposts after years of losses to Taliban fighters and desertions.

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it

2019-06-15 16:15

Instagram shares the data it collects about the topics you're supposedly interested in, and the company apparently has no idea what I like.

US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman

2019-06-13 12:33

The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman.

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