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Senegal launches African cybersecurity school

Business / Tech Nov 7, 2018

Senegal launches African cybersecurity school

Senegal on Tuesday inaugurated a cybersecurity school to strengthen West Africa's defenses against computer hackers and use of the internet for terror funding and propaganda. Senegalese Foreign Minister Sidiki Kaba and French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian gave the ceremonial start to the National Cyber-Security School ...

French police arrest six people over plot to attack Macron

World / Crime & Legal Nov 6, 2018

French police arrest six people over plot to attack Macron

French security agents have arrested six people on preliminary terrorism charges for allegedly plotting to attack President Emmanuel Macron, according to a French judicial official. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the allegations, said intelligence agents detained the six in three widely ...

Pakistan's 'father of Taliban' killed

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Nov 3, 2018

Pakistan's 'father of Taliban' killed

Prominent Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, known as the "father of the Taliban," was killed in a knife attack at his home in the garrison city of Rawalpindi on Friday, his family and police said. Haq's son, Hamidul Haq, said his father was alone in ...