Yahoo! agrees to pay $35mn penalty for data breach

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:22

Washington, April 25 (IANS) Yahoo!, now known as Altaba, which was charged with failing to disclose a massive data breach, has agreed to pay $35 million in penalty to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).


Third US judge rules against Trump's bid to end DACA

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:32

Washington, April 25, A third US federal judge based here has ruled against President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme (DACA).


Peace, human rights precondition for development: UNGA chief

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:22

United Nations, April 25 (IANS) Peace and upholding of human rights are preconditions for development and, therefore, the UN has to put a priority on peacebuilding to prevent conflicts from arising, said General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak.


US reassigns its Australian envoy pick to S.Korea

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:14

Washington, April 25 (IANS) The US has pulled out its incoming ambassador to Australia, Admiral Harry Harris, and assigned him to the post in South Korea, media reports said.


10 killed in Indonesia oil well fire

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:28

Jakarta, April 25 (IANS) Ten persons were killed and scores injured as an oil well in Indonesia's Aceh caught fire, said National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) on Wednesday.


Iran threatens to quit NPT if US scraps nuke deal

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:32

Tehran, April 25 (IANS) A senior Iranian security official said on Tuesday that his country would consider withdrawing from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if the US scraps the 2015 nuclear deal, Tehran Times reported.


13 killed in latest Nigeria church attack

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 02:36

Lagos, April 25 (IANS) At least 13 people lost their lives when suspected herdsmen attacked a church in central north Benue State on Tuesday, a government spokesperson said.


5 policemen killed, 7 injured in Pakistan suicide attack

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 01:08

Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) At least five policemen were killed and seven others injured in a suicide attack in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Tuesday, a statement from the army's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.


UN delivers bomb disposal equipment to Libyan authorities

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 00:22

Tripoli, April 25 (IANS/AKI) In a bid to enhance Libya's ability to rid the country of the explosive remnants of war, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) delivered 12 bomb disposal kits to the turmoil-wracked country, the UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said on Tuesday.