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World carbon emissions on the rise again: study

World carbon emissions on the rise again: study

World carbon emissions are set to rise 2 percent this year to a new record, scientists said on Monday, dashing hopes that global emissions had already peaked.

Oil market moving back into balance: IEA

Oil market moving back into balance: IEA

There are signs the global oil market is returning to balance and stocks of oil products in industrialised nations could soon fall below their five-year average, the IEA said Wednesday.

Neymar becomes goodwill ambassador for world's disabled

Neymar becomes goodwill ambassador for world's disabled

Neymar, fresh from his first win with Paris St. Germain and his world-record signing for the club, became a goodwill ambassador for Handicap International on Monday ...

'Siege won't prevent Qatar from developing foreign relations'

'Siege won't prevent Qatar from developing foreign relations'

The unjust siege imposed by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt will not prevent Qatar from developing its relations with the world, Qatar's ambassador to Spain Mohamed bin Jaham al-Kuwari has said.

Fresh cyberattack likely 'more sophisticated' than WannaCry

Fresh cyberattack likely 'more sophisticated' than WannaCry

The wave of cyberattacks hitting Europe and North America is similar to last month's WannaCry ransomware havoc, but appears potentially ‘more sophisticated,’ the European police agency said Wednesday.

Pound still struggles as British election sows uncertainty

Pound still struggles as British election sows uncertainty

The pound wallowed near two-month lows Tuesday, unable to make a strong recovery from last week's shock election that saw Britain's ruling Conservatives lose their majority ...

Oil skids lower on Saudi comments before OPEC decision

Oil skids lower on Saudi comments before OPEC decision

World oil prices briefly sank by two dollars on Thursday after OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia appeared to rule out deep production cuts at a meeting of the cartel.

North Korea link emerges in global cyberattacks

North Korea link emerges in global cyberattacks

Security researchers on Monday reported signs of a potential North Korea link to the massive cyberattack campaign that sparked havoc in computer systems worldwide ...

World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

Governments and computer experts girded Monday for a possible worsening of the global cyberattack that has hit more than 150 countries, as Microsoft warned against stockpiling vulnerabilities ...

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

International investigators hunted Saturday for those behind an unprecedented cyber-attack that affected systems in dozens of countries, including at banks, hospitals and government agencies ...

Renault shuts down sites after being hit by cyberattack

Renault shuts down sites after being hit by cyberattack

French carmaker Renault is the latest major organisation to be hit by the massive wave of cyberattacks sweeping the globe, the company's management said on Saturday.

Researcher finds 'kill switch' for cyberattack ransomeware

Researcher finds 'kill switch' for cyberattack ransomeware

A cybersecurity researcher appears to have discovered a ‘kill switch’ that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware -- for now -- that has caused the cyberattacks wreaking havoc globally ...