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Hackers took control of satellites: Security Commission Report

Hackers took control of satellites: Security Commission Report

A report, by the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, released on Friday states Chinese hackers gained access to and were able to control two US satellites on four separate…

Bangkok braces for floods

Bangkok braces for floods

Three months of heavy monsoon rains that have killed more than 300 people and affected millions of Thais forced the Thai government on Friday to open floodgates around Bangkok to…

Celebrations erupt after Muammar Gaddafi killed in Libya

Celebrations erupt after Muammar Gaddafi killed in Libya

Abdul Hafiz Ghoga, vice chairman of Libya’s National Transitional Council, confirmed that the ousted Libyan leader was killed on Thursday near Sirte, Libya. “We announce to the world that Muammar…

Australia scraps Malaysia asylum-swap plan

After failing to gain enough votes in parliament to allow asylum seekers to be processed outside of Australia, the Australian government announced today that it will now process asylum seekers…

Blast kills former Afghanistan President Rabbani

Blast kills former Afghanistan President Rabbani

Former Afghanistan President Burhanuddin Rabbani and several others were killed in Kabul on Tuesday in a blast that targeted Rabbani house, located in the green zone. The blast is reported…

Canadian opposition leader Jack Layton dies at 61

Canadian opposition leader Jack Layton dies at 61

Jack Layton, the leader of the New Democratic Party and Canada’s official opposition, died on Monday aged 61, after a second battle with cancer. Layton passed away early Monday morning…

Block social media: British PM

Block social media: British PM

In a move that proved to be ineffective during the Arab Spring uprising of 2011, British PM David Cameron suggested on Thursday blocking access to social media sites like Twitter…

Thailand elects Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand’s first female Prime Minister

Thailand elects Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand’s first female Prime Minister

Yingluck Shinawatra was elected as Thailand’s 28th and first female prime minister on Friday, in a special session of the House of Representatives, just one month after her party won…

Japan ousts three nuclear energy policy makers

Japan ousts three nuclear energy policy makers

Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan removed three top nuclear energy policy-makers on Thursday, in a move seen by many as an attempt to loosen ties between the nuclear power industry…

Co-pilot lacked training: Report

The copilot of the Air France jet that crashed off the coast of South America, killing 228, did not have adequate training to fly the troubled aircraft in manual mode,…