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U.S. Missile Defense Buildup May be Spurred in Asia After North Korea Rocket Launch

A move that could further strain U.S.-China ties and also hurt relations between Beijing and Seoul, a buildup of U.S. missile defense systems in Asia could begin after North Korea's latest rocket launch, U.S. officials and missile defense experts said.   The United States and its allies see...

Moscow Offices Raids Disrupted Top Cybercrime Ring: Reuters

As part of a crackdown on one of the world’s most notorious financial hacking operations, Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company, reports Reuters  quoting three sources with knowledge of the matter.   Since the...

Amidst Intensified Assault in Aleppo, Syrians Flee to Turkish Border

Intensifying an assault on rebel-held areas that has prompted tens of thousands more Syrians to seek refuge across the border in Turkey, Russian and Syrian government forces gained ground north of Aleppo on Saturday.   The Syrian peace talks that were to be held at Geneva were derailed due...

Northern Aleppo Countryside 'Totally Encircled', say Syrian Rebel Commander

Even as heavy Russian bombardment continued, the northern countryside of Aleppo province was completely encircled by Syrian government forces and its allies, said the commander of a U.S.-supported Syrian rebel group on Friday.   Choking opposition supply lines from Turkey to Aleppo city,...

UN Panel Decides WikiLeaks' Assange Should Go Free from Embassy and be Compensated

A much awaited opinion of the UN panel has opined that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be allowed to go free from the Ecuadorian embassy in London and be awarded compensation for what amounts to a three-and-a-half-year arbitrary detention.   Assange has been holed up in the embassy...

United Nations Recognized Julian Assange's Deprivation of Freedom Illegal

The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention ruled in favor of the founder of the site WikiLeaks Julian Assange, having declared his prisoning in the Ecuadorian embassy guarded round the clock by British police illegal. The formal decision on the legality of the WikiLeaks founder’s detention is...

BBC Claims U.N. Panel to Rule that WikiLeaks' Assange 'Unlawfully Detained' in Ecuador Embassy

A United Nations panel examining an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will rule on Friday that his three-and-a-half-year stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London amounts to 'unlawful detention', the BBC reported.   He was a political refugee whose rights had been infringed by being...

As Syrian Rebels Remain in Hope of More Weapons, the Army Closes in on Aleppo

Even as Syrian rebels pounded by Russian air strikes expressed hope that the failure of Geneva peace talks would encourage their foreign backers to send better weapons, a Syrian army source said the city of Aleppo would soon be encircled by government forces.   There was no point to peace...

Sexual Transmission thought to be Behind the First Reported US Case of Zika Virus Transmission

A day after the World Health Organization declared an international public health emergency, the first known case of Zika virus transmission in the United States was reported in Texas on Tuesday by local health officials.   Health officials claimed that the virus was transmitted through sex...

WHO Issues Zika Alert, Africa, Asia Vulnerable to Spread the Virus

As the World Health Organization launched a global response unit against the new medical emergency caused by Zika virus, the WHO warned that the Zika virus linked to a microcephaly outbreak in Latin America could spread to Africa and Asia, with the world's highest birth rates.   An...
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