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EU security blunder as ‘secret’ defence ministers call hacked and gatecrashed by reporter

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. A confidential consultation between European Union Defence ministers was the victim of a hack. Journalist Daniel Verlaan from RTL News had managed to join the virtual meeting after guessing the password. This […]

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Israel welcomes end to convicted U.S. spy Pollard's travel ban

FILE PHOTO: Jonathan Pollard, a former U.S. Navy intelligence officer convicted of spying for Israel, exits following a hearing at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York City, U.S., May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File PhotoJERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli leaders on Saturday welcomed the U.S. decision to end parole restrictions on Jonathan Pollard, a former U.S. […]

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Storm Eta: Up to 150 feared dead in Guatemala landslide as devastating weather wreaks havoc

Up to 150 people are feared to have been killed in a landslide in Guatemala after Storm Eta lashed central America with torrential downpours. Many of those who lost their lives in the remote mountain village of Queja in the country’s central region of Alta Verapaz were buried in their homes under mud, according to […]

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How a $13 device is helping Delhi fight the coronavirus

Oxygen monitor or pulse oximeter has helped mildly symptomatic coronavirus patients amid shortage in hospital beds. Twice a day, New Delhi health worker Kamal Kumari receives a flurry of WhatsApp messages from coronavirus patients, containing either a two-digit reading from a tiny medical device or a photo of its glowing display. She scans the numbers […]