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23 May, 2017 1:08 PM Manchester bombing: One arrested, IS group claims responsibility for attack

MANCHESTER: British police said on Tuesday they had arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a terror attack at a pop concert in Manchester which killed 22 people and injured dozens more. "With regards to the ongoing investigation into last night's horrific attack at the Manchester Arena, we can confirm we have arrested a 23-year-old man in South 21

19 May, 2017 5:49 AM EU Moves Toward Greater Freedom for Watching Online Content

The European Union has taken a major step that will allow subscribers to online movies and television to watch the content throughout the 28 members of the union instead of being blocked once they leave their country. The EU parliament backed with an overwhelming majority the move to remove such geographical restrictions as of next year. Even if consumers 26

18 May, 2017 12:15 PM EU hits Facebook with $122 million fine

BRUSSELS - The European Union's competition watchdog has fined Facebook (FB) 110 million euros ($122 million) for providing misleading information over its buyout of mobile messaging service WhatsApp. The European Commission said Thursday that when Facebook informed the Commission of the 2014 buyout it said it would be unable to "establish reliable automated 3

17 May, 2017 4:06 AM Expansion of ban on larger electronics on airlines likely: US

Washington: US Homeland Security chief John Kelly has not made a final decision on extending a ban on larger electronic devices on airplanes, but the department still believes an expansion is likely, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Fears that a bomb could be concealed in electronic devices prompted the United States to announce in March it would restrict 27

15 May, 2017 4:04 AM More Disruptions Feared From Ransomware Cyber Attack; Microsoft Slams US Secrecy

US President Donald Trump on Friday night ordered his homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, to convene an "emergency meeting" to assess the threat. Washington: Officials across the globe scrambled over the weekend to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm that disrupted operations at car factories, hospitals, shops and schools, while Microsoft 85

15 May, 2017 3:14 AM Xi Pushes Chinese-Led Globalization After Pledging $78 Billion

Chinese President Xi Jinping described the One Belt One Road initiative as a "project of the century" that had its inspiration in the ancient trade routes linking China with the world. President Xi Jinping on Monday will shed more light on his push for Chinese-style globalization, wrapping up an inaugural summit to lay out the vision for his cornerstone 40

14 May, 2017 7:31 PM From Palakkad to Europe, Navara makes a giant leap

20 farmers in Chittur taluk will export organic Navara rice flakes and rice powder to the European Union Once confined to deep interiors of Palakkad district and almost on the verge of extinction, the medicinal rice variety Navara is all poised to become part of breakfast in the European Union. A collective of 20 Navara farmers in Chittur taluk of Palakkad 23

13 May, 2017 4:21 AM 'International Attack': 'Ransomware' Cripples Computers Worldwide

Hackers unleashed an attack that disabled computers in dozens of nations Friday using a software flaw that once was part of the National Security Agency's surveillance tool kit. The resulting wave of online chaos affected tens of thousands of machines worldwide, snarling operations at the Russian Interior Ministry, Spanish telecommunications giant Telefónica 37

12 May, 2017 9:47 PM Commentary: Can we equate Marshall Plan with Belt and Road Initiative?

Photo taken on May 12, 2017 shows a scene of the media center of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, capital of China. The media center was put into operation on Friday. (Xinhua/Li He) BEIJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Some Western media outlets have repeated doubts about the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, considering 39

12 May, 2017 10:04 AM Xi Jinping’s $500 billion push to reshape the world in China’s image

For Xi Jinping, the Belt and Road Initiative is designed to solidify his image as one of the world’s leading advocates of globalisation Hong Kong/Beijing: China is one of the few countries in the world today with money to spend, and Xi Jinping is ready to write some checks. China’s president will host almost 30 world leaders in Beijing on Sunday at the first 171