Beijing, June 29 (IANS) A leading Chinese daily on Thursday accused the Australian government of spying on its embassy and "harassing" Chinese people in Australia to provide intelligence.
Canberra, June 29 (IANS) Australian Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's financial chief, said on Thursday that he is looking forward to appearing in court and is innocent of the child sex abuse charges pressed against him in his country.
Hong Kong, June 29 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday arrived in Hong Kong to mark 20 years since the territory was handed back to Beijing by Britain, the media reported.
Brasilia, June 29 (IANS) Brazilian President Michel Temer has decided to cancel a trip to Hamburg, Germany, for the upcoming G20 summit.
San Francisco, June 29 (IANS) To ward off new-age ransomware cyber attacks like 'Petya' that have affected several companies and institutions in the world, Microsoft has announced it would infuse artificial intelligence (AI) into its antivirus stack.
Moscow, June 29 (IANS) Russia's state anti-trust agency has initiated a case against LG Electronics' Russian arm on allegations that the South Korean company used special monitoring system on retailers to control prices of smartphones, media reported.
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Sanaa, June 29 (IANS) Cholera infection has killed 1,400 people and infected 218,798 others in Yemen in just two months, the largest epidemic to hit a single Arab country, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced.
Las Vegas, June 29 (IANS) The latest computer virus that has affected companies and institutions around the world may not have been ransomware -- its purpose could have been political, believes a leading cyber security expert.
Washington, June 29 (IANS) US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has announced the toughening of security controls for passengers flying from abroad, but he ruled out expanding the prohibition on laptop computers aboard flights coming from Europe.
United Nations, June 29 (IANS) Raising concern over possibility of collusion between terrorists and those with access to weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), India has called for the adoption of the long-stalled Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism.
Caracas, June 29 (IANS) The death toll in the violent Venezuelan protests against the government's call to rewrite the Constitution has increased to 78 after an 18-year-old boy was shot dead following a demonstration, the Public Prosecutor's Office said.