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Chinese firm behind ‘news’ websites pushes pro-Beijing content globally, researchers find

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 7 (Reuters) - More than 100 websites disguised as local news outlets in Europe, Asia and Latin America are pushing pro-China content in a widespread influence campaign linked to a B...

Ukraine updates: Kyiv says Russian spy ring uncovered

Kyiv announced on Tuesday the arrests of five former and current intelligence officers accused of secretly working for Moscow. "The security service of Ukraine neutralized a powerful agent netwo...

Ukraine updates: Russia launches new aerial attacks

Russia hit buildings and infrastructure around Ukraine in fresh strikes on Saturday night. Ukraine's SBU military intelligence agency said officials embezzled millions of dollars under the guise ...

Why are so many Russians freezing in their homes?

Thousands of Russians have been affected by heating systems failing across the country, including Moscow and its outskirts, the Moscow Oblast, as they face one of the harshest winters in decades. The...

Taiwan People’s Party candidate calls diplomatic allies a myth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Diplomatic allies are a myth, and even if Taiwan lost all of them, it would not be as important as the substance of relationships with other countries, Taiwan People&rsquo...

How big is the risk of terror in Europe, and from whom?

Anger is in the air in Europe. Across the political spectrum, observers see vitriol and prejudice burgeoning. In the past two months, lone perpetrators have committed a trio of fatal terror attacks, c...

Germany: Far-right AfD wins first city mayoral election

A candidate from Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party won a city mayoral election for the first time on Sunday. Tim Lochner was elected after winning the second round of votin...

U.S. and China race to shield secrets from quantum computers

Dec 14 (Reuters) - In February, a Canadian cybersecurity firm delivered an ominous forecast to the U.S. Department of Defense. America’s secrets – actually, everybody’s secrets &ndas...

Why the Indian Ocean could be China's Achilles' heel in a Taiwan war

HONG KONG, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Every day, nearly 60 fully loaded very large crude-oil carriers sail between the Persian Gulf and Chinese ports, carrying about half of the oil that powers the world'...

Denmark says 4 arrested over suspected terror plot

Danish police said they prevented a terror attack on Thursday after announcing that four people had been arrested. Three suspects were arrested in Denmark, and a fourth was arrested in the Netherland...

Germany: AfD in Saxony classified as 'extremist'

The regional association of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Saxony has been classified a right-wing extremist organization, the state's Office for the Protection of the Constitution (LfV) ann...

UK accuses Russia of yearslong cyberespionage campaign

The British government on Thursday accused Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) of waging a sustained cyberespionage campaign against senior politicians, civil servants, journalists and nongove...

What's next for US and India after alleged Sikh murder plot?

A new, yet strangely familiar affair is rocking the ties between India and the US — American prosecutors have charged an Indian citizen with plotting an assassination of a US national in New Yor...

Germany: Teens allegedly planned Christmas market attack

Two German teenagers are accused of plotting a terror attack on a Christmas market in the western German city of Leverkusen, German prosecutors said on Thursday. The suspects, a 15-year-old boy in No...

Ukraine updates: NATO chief warns war may be a 'long haul'

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says Ukraine's allies must accept that Ukraine's war against Russia might take longer than had been hoped. The conflict is concentrated in the south a...