China says worried by new U.S. cyber strategy

April 30, 2015 in International

(Reuters) – China’s Defence Ministry expressed concern on Thursday at the Pentagon’s updated cyber strategy that stresses the U.S. military’s ability to retaliate with cyber weapons, saying this would only worsen tension over Internet security. The strategy presents a potentially far more muscular role for the...

Baltimore deploys National Guard as riots erupt

April 28, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_5108" align="alignleft" width="300"] A protestor gestures towards the riot police in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 27, 2015 (AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski)[/caption] Baltimore (AFP) - Thousands of police and National Guard troopers were ordered to back up beleaguered officers in Baltimore on Tuesday after riots triggered by...

Boko Haram slaughtered civilians in weekend attack: witness

April 28, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_5105" align="alignleft" width="300"] A soldier from Niger patrols in Malam Fatori, in northeast Nigeria, which was retaken from Islamist Boko Haram militants by troops from neighbouring Chad and Niger, on April 3, 2015 (AFP Photo/Philippe Desmazes)[/caption] Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Boko Haram gunmen massacred residents...