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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).

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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