Sudan

Sudan government forces quell armed protest by security agents

Sudan ends mutiny by ex-security agents linked to Omar al-Bashir over demands for better compensation and severance pay.

Sudan government forces quell armed protest by security agents

Inside Story

Could a war break out between the US and Iran?

A barrage of Iranian missiles is fired at Iraqi military bases hosting US troops in retaliation to Soleimani killing.

Africa

Unidentified gunmen kill 19 people in central Nigeria

Attackers torch houses and other buildings of Tawari community in Kogi State, close to capital Abuja, police say.

Unidentified gunmen kill 19 people in central Nigeria

AJ Impact

'Do not sell my info': New California data privacy law to kick in

Shoppers will soon be able to opt out of allowing retailers and other companies to sell personal data to third parties.

'Do not sell my info': New California data privacy law to kick in

United States

New York governor: Hanukkah knife attack act of 'domestic terror'

Andrew Cuomo said he wanted New York to become the first US state to have a 'domestic terrorism' law.

United States

Five stabbed at Hanukkah celebration near New York City

Police said a man stabbed and wounded five people before fleeing in a vehicle.

Five stabbed at Hanukkah celebration near New York City

AJ Impact

US finalising narrow rules limiting some tech exports to rivals

Document seen by Reuters outlines limited set of rules to keep sensitive technologies out of the hands of rival powers.

US finalising narrow rules limiting some tech exports to rivals

Iran

Iran defuses second cyberattack in less than a week

Cyberattack 'aimed at spying on government intelligence', Iran's telecommunications minister says.

Iran defuses second cyberattack in less than a week

Africa

At least 17 hacked to death in DRC attacks: Official

At least 17 people killed in two attacks in eastern DRC on Thursday, official says.

DR Congo: Several hacked to death in suspected rebel attacks

Cyprus

UN hails 'frank' Cyprus talks, vows to seek peace effort restart

UN chief says future talks to resolve decades-old issue 'must be different' than previous failed rounds of negotiations.

UN hails 'frank' Cyprus talks, vows to seek peace effort restart

AJ Impact

Chinese hackers broke into US manufacturing group systems: Report

Attack allegedly happened during crucial US-China trade talks; Beijing denies allegations.

Chinese hackers broke into US manufacturing group systems: Report

AJ Impact

Asia's ports could lose $110bn in cyberattack, says insurer

In a worst-case scenario, 92 percent of economic costs of a cyberattack are uninsured, according to a report.

Asia's ports could lose $110bn in cyberattack, says insurer

Inside Story

Is enough being done to combat cybercrimes?

The global cost of online crime is expected to reach six trillion dollars by 2021.

AJ Impact

US may bar Huawei, ZTE from government subsidy programme

The US telecom regulator wants to classify the Chinese firms as national security risks, affecting rural US carriers.

US may bar Huawei, ZTE from government subsidy programme

Europe

Massive cyberattack affects thousands of websites in Georgia

Affected pages display photo of self-exiled former President Mikheil Saakashvili with inscription 'I'll be back!'

Massive cyberattack affects thousands of websites in Georgia