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GozNym cyber-crime gang which stole millions busted Int’l cyber-crime gang GozNym busted

Ten members of the network have been charged in Pittsburgh, US on a range of offences, including stealing money and laundering those funds using US and foreign bank accounts


Australia's former PM Bob Hawke dies at 89 Australia's former PM Bob Hawke dies at 89

Former Australian prime minister and Labor Party leader Bob Hawke, who dominated the country's politics in the 1980s, has died at the age of 89


Five killed in Shanghai building collapse Five killed in Shanghai building collapse

Five people were killed on Thursday when the roof of a Shanghai commercial building caved in upon construction workers who were renovating it


17 soldiers killed in Niger, 11 said missing after ambush 17 soldiers killed, 11 missing after ambush in Niger

The attack takes place on Tuesday not far from the volatile border with Mali where Islamic extremists are known to operate


Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 Ex-Australian PM Bob Hawke dies at age 89

Hawke was prime minister from 1983 until 1991


China formally arrests 2 Canadians in case linked to Huawei China arrests 2 Canadians in linked to Huawei

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been arrested for allegedly stealing state secrets


Sudanese protesters criticize military for suspending talks Sudanese protesters criticize military for suspending talks

The negotiations were suspended just hours after both the military council and the protesters announced on Wednesday 


Ukraine's new president set to be sworn in next week Ukraine's new president set to be sworn in next week

The inauguration next Monday gives Zelenskiy a window of seven days to disband parliament early


Man shot dead over allegation of smuggling cows in Kashmir Man shot dead over allegation of smuggling cows in Kashmir

Residents say the attack was carried out by so-called cow vigilantes


Manmohan Singh may have to sit out of Rajya Sabha for sometime as his term ends in June Manmohan Singh may have to sit out of Rajya Sabha

The Election Commission has announced elections on June 7 to fill the two Rajya Sabha seats from Assam, one of which is represented by Singh 


Trump forged a love for tariffs battling a booming ’80s Japan Trump forged a love for tariffs battling a booming ’80s Japan

The affection has grown in recent years, as tariffs have emerged as perhaps the most potent unilateral tool that Trump can wield to advance his economic agenda — and perhaps the purest policy expression of the campaign themes that lifted him to the White House


California cafe touts its $75 coffee as the world’s priciest California cafe touts its $75 coffee as the world’s priciest

The coffee’s high quality and limited supply set off a bidding war that determined its astronomical price


Eleven pulled alive from rubble in China building collapse 11 pulled alive from rubble in China building collapse

More than 150 rescuers are on the scene and had pulled out 11 survivors by early afternoon, the fire service says


Trump to visit S Korea for talks on North’s nukes: White House Trump to visit S Korea for talks on North’s nukes

It will be the second meeting between the pair since the collapse of a summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February


'Cyber warriors' sway Indian election 'Cyber warriors' sway Indian election

Experts says election watchdog has forced Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to take down hundreds of posts during the country's election but it is just a drop in an ocean of misinformation that has engulfed voters


Yemeni family of 3 killed in Saudi airstrike Yemeni family of 3 killed in Saudi airstrike

Thursday's airstrikes come a day after Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who control the capital, launched a drone attack on a critical oil pipeline in Saudi Arabia, Tehran's biggest rival in the region


Peru's military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon Peru's military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon

For a decade, a gold rush accelerated in Peru's Tambopata province, a center for an illicit activity that is among the most lucrative, and destructive


Nine trapped in Shanghai building collapse: govt Nine trapped in Shanghai building collapse: govt

Pictures posted on the account showed bloodied and dust-covered construction workers being dug out of piles of rubble by emergency rescue personnel


Mother, newlyweds among 6 killed after Alaska planes crash Mother, newlyweds among 6 killed after Alaska planes crash

Responders have begun to recover the wreckage of planes, according to federal accident investigators


BJP has crossed majority mark after sixth phase of polls: Shah BJP crosses majority mark after 6th phase of polls: Shah

The seventh and last phase of the elections for 543 Lok Sabha seats is due on May 19


3 ULFA (I) cadres surrender in Assam: Police 3 ULFA (I) cadres surrender in Assam: Police

The weapons and the ammunition which the cadres surrendered include AK-81, AK-56 and HK-33 rifles along with nine magazines, two hand grenades and 425 bullets


Police: four combatants, one civilian killed in Kashmir fighting Four combatants, one civilian killed in Kashmir fighting

The fighting sparks protests and clashes as hundreds of residents tried to march to the site of the battle in solidarity with rebels despite security lockdown in the area


Iran showing 'maximum restraint,' US escalation 'unacceptable': Zarif Iran showing 'maximum restraint,' US escalation 'unacceptable': Zarif

Tensions between the United States and Iran were already high after President Donald Trump withdrew from the nuclear deal a year ago


Austrian MPs approve headscarf ban in primary schools Austrian MPs approve headscarf ban in primary schools

To avoid charges that the law discriminates against Muslims, the text refers to any "ideologically or religiously influenced clothing which is associated with the covering of the head"


Migrant child dies in US custody; 4th since December Migrant child dies in US custody

The boy remained hospitalized for about a month before dying Tuesday


Pilot slammed Boeing before second crash Pilot slammed Boeing before second crash

The meeting between the pilots and Boeing happened in November - just weeks after an October crash of a Lion Air 737 Max into the Java Sea, and four months before a 737 Max operated by Ethiopian Air crashed in Ethiopia


1 soldier, 3 militants killed in encounter at Kashmir’s Pulwama 1 soldier, 3 militants killed in encounter at Kashmir’s Pulwama

Mobile internet speed has also been brought down in Srinagar city to prevent uploading of inflammatory pictures and posts


2 Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal 2 Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga

Hundreds of foreign climbers and their guides attempt to scale high Himalayan peaks during the popular spring climbing season in Nepal


Happy 130th birthday, Eiffel Tower: Laser show for Iron Lady Happy 130th birthday, Eiffel Tower: Laser show for Iron Lady

The Eiffel Tower opened to the public for the first time on May 15, 1889, several days after its inauguration at the World’s Fair


Donald Trump to propose new 'filter' merit-based immigration system Donald Trump to propose new 'filter' merit-based immigration system

Trump will propose ending diversity lottery system, which offers applicants from countries with low immigration rates chance to move to US


Curfew lifted in Sri Lanka, more than 60 people arrested Curfew lifted in Sri Lanka, more than 60 people arrested

There were no incidents of violence overnight and people responsible for taking part in attacks have been arrested, police said


Terror can be defeated by aggressive strategies: Prime Minister Modi Terror can be defeated by aggressive strategies: Prime Minister Modi

Prime Minister Modi was addressing a public meeting in Bihar’s Paliganj where he gave the statement


Christchurch attacker had links with Austrian RW man Christchurch attacker had links with Austrian RW man

Sellner confirmed the authenticity of the emails to ORF but continues to deny he met Tarrant when the latter travelled to Austria


Trump declares national emergency over IT threats Trump declares national emergency over IT threats

Donald Trump signs an executive order which effectively bars US companies from using foreign telecoms believed to pose national security risks


Saudi Cabinet approves new residency scheme Saudi Cabinet approves new residency scheme

Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet approved on Tuesday the “Privileged Iqama” residency scheme, which allows expatriates to live and work in the Kingdom without the need of a Saudi national as a sponsor


Chinese President calls for co-existence of various civilizations Xi calls for co-existence of various civilizations

 The Chinese leader made the call while delivering keynote speech at the opening of the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing 


7 kids of Nordic IS couple killed in Syria return to Sweden 7 kids of Nordic IS couple killed in Syria return to Sweden

The grandfather, Patricio Galvez, says the children, aged between one and eight, will be taken care of by social services and now needed "peace and quiet"


Kremlin says Pompeo didn't ease Moscow concerns Kremlin says Pompeo didn't ease Moscow concerns

Iran has given European countries a 60-day deadline to negotiate a new nuclear deal Tehran 


Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy

Francis picked up the kids, who hail from Syria, Nigeria and Congo, at the start of his weekly general audience and zoomed around St. Peter's Square with them in the backseat

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