North Korea: Japan ‘no longer needed to exist near us’

Pyongyang steps up fiery rhetoric in response to new UN sanctions. Share The communist nation is isolated but has some impressive firepower. USA TODAY A man in Tokyo Japan watches a TV news program on a public screen showing an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un while reporting North Korea’s possible nuclear test […]

Equifax says web server vulnerability led to hack

Credit reporting company Equifax Inc blamed a web server vulnerability in its open-source software, called Apache Struts, for the recent data breach that compromised personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers. Reuters Staff 2 Min Read (Reuters) – Credit reporting company Equifax Inc blamed a web server vulnerability in its open-source software, […]

Trump blocks Chinese purchase of US chipmaker over national security

Sale of Lattice Semiconductors is seen as a threat to national security. Chinese investors have been plowing money into American technology companies in recent years, and this has raised concerns that Chinese control could undermine American national security. That could happen because Chinese firms gain the knowhow to develop high-end technologies with military applications. Or deals […]

ARSA group denies links with al-Qaeda, ISIL and others

Rakhine-based Rohingya fighters, who emerged in October last year, say they have no ties to any ‘terrorist group’. The Arakan Rohingya Solidarity Army (ARSA), a small group of men fighting in Myanmar’s western region of Rakhine, have rejected accusations they have links with al-Qaeda, ISIL or other armed groups; and warned foreign fighters against entering […]

Bangladesch : Geflüchtet zu den Ärmsten

Hunderttausende Rohingya retten sich aus Myanmar in das verarmte Nachbarland Bangladesch. Dort ist man dem Andrang nicht gewachsen und erwägt drastische Maßnahmen. Eigentlich hat Bangladesch schon genug Probleme: Gerade erst hat das Land die schlimmste Flutkatastrophe der vergangenen 40 Jahre hinter sich gebracht. Rund ein Drittel des gesamten Landes stand unter Wasser, sagt das Internationale […]

Students die trapped in Malaysia dormitory

At least 23 students and teachers died at the religious school in the Malaysian capital. At least 23 students and teachers have died in a fire at a religious school in Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. The fire at the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah broke out in the early hours of Thursday morning. The victims are […]

Irma pushes Florida’s poor closer to the edge of ruin

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (AP) — Larry and Elida Dimas didn’t have much to begin with, and Hurricane Irma left them with even less. The storm peeled open the roof of the old mobile home where they live with their 18-year-old twins, and it destroyed another one they rented to migrant workers in Immokalee, one of Florida’s […]