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WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups

WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights groups.

Gunmen battle security forces in five-star hotel in Pakistan: officials

Gunmen battle security forces in five-star hotel in Pakistan: officials

Three gunmen attacked a luxury hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security forces from inside the building, security officials and the army said.

Bangladesh kills two suspects linked to 2016 Dhaka cafe attack

Bangladesh kills two suspects linked to 2016 Dhaka cafe attack

Bangladesh security forces on Monday killed at least two people suspected of belonging to a militant group behind a deadly cafe attack in Dhaka in 2016, police said after a raid at a tin-shed hideout in the capital.

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

Sri Lankan security officials have warned that militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms.

Four dead, 20 wounded in Tripoli air raids: unity govt

Four dead, 20 wounded in Tripoli air raids: unity govt

Air raids by the self-styled Libyan National Army against the capital on Saturday night killed four people and wounded 20 others, Libya's internationally recognised unity government said.

British PM approves Huawei role in 5G network: report

British PM approves Huawei role in 5G network: report

British Prime Minister Theresa May has given the go-ahead for China's Huawei to help build a 5G network, shrugging off security warnings from senior ministers and Washington, the Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday.

Indian PM votes in general election, trumpets national security

Indian PM votes in general election, trumpets national security

Millions of Indians voted in the third and largest phase of a staggered general election on Tuesday, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi who cast his ballot in his home state of Gujarat ...

Public security chief heads delegation to GCC meeting

Public security chief heads delegation to GCC meeting

GCC interior undersecretaries held their 10th meeting in Muscat on Monday with a Qatari delegation chaired by HE the Director of Public Security, Staff Major General Saad bin Jassim al-Khulaifi.

Cyber expert credited with stopping 'WannaCry' attack admits malware charges

Cyber expert credited with stopping 'WannaCry' attack admits malware charges

A British cyber security researcher hailed as a hero for neutralizing the global ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack in 2017 has pleaded guilty to US charges of writing malware.

Defence minister visits security and crises management centre in Jordan

Defence minister visits security and crises management centre in Jordan

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah on Thursday visited the National Centre for Security and Crises Management in Jordan ...

At least 19 killed by Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

At least 19 killed by Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

At least 19 security forces were killed in a series of Taliban attacks in the provinces Badghis and Sar-e Pul, officials said on Monday.

Georgia detains two for trying to sell radioactive uranium: statement

Georgia detains two for trying to sell radioactive uranium: statement

Georgia said on Wednesday it had detained two people for handling and trying to sell $2.8 million worth of radioactive uranium-238, which can be developed into nuclear bomb material.