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In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack government network

cybercrimeOTTAWA--Canada on Tuesday took the unusual step of singling out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing, raising tensions at a time when Ottawa wants to boost oil sales to China.

Officials said "a highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor" had recently broken into the National Research Council. The council, the government's leading...

Libyan militants overrun Benghazi special forces base as chaos deepens

libyaBENGHAZI, Libya--Militant fighters overran a Libyan special forces base in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday...

Israel warns of long Gaza war after Palestinian fighters cross border

israelGAZA/JERUSALEM--A grim-faced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday of a protracted war in Gaza...

West agrees wider Russia sanctions as Kiev says forces near crash site

KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine-- U.S. and European leaders agreed on Monday to impose wider sanctions on Russia's financial...

Fighting complicates Ukraine crash investigation

ukraineDONETSK, Ukraine--Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was downed further complicated an...

Fighting in Gaza abates, but truce hopes look fragile

GAZA/JERUSALEM--Fighting subsided in Gaza on Sunday after Hamas Islamist militants said they backed a 24-hour...

EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope

russiaBRUSSELS- - The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia...

Wreckage of Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people located

familyALGIERS/BAMAKO--Authorities said on Thursday they located the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed in...

Taiwan starts probe into plane crash that killed 48

taiwanTAIPEI--Taiwan authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop...

Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile

bukDONETSK, Ukraine-- A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft...

Suicide attack escalates Libya violence, oil output slips

libyaBENGHAZI, Libya- - A twin suicide bombing at a Libyan army base in Benghazi killed at least four solders in an...

Gaza death toll tops 500, US steps up ceasefire efforts

GAZA/JERUSALEM--The United States, alarmed by escalating civilian bloodshed in an Israeli offensive in the Gaza...

Hamas captures Israeli soldier, death toll jumps

mideastGAZA/JERUSALEM--Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier, as fighting in Gaza led to the...

US lays out evidence of Russian complicity in downed jet

HRABOVE, Ukraine--U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian...

Santos opens Congress, urges deal with rebels

BOGOTA--Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos opened a new session of Congress on Sunday, calling on lawmakers to...

Obama condemns Russia over downed plane, gunmen hamper inquiry

debrisHRABOVE, Ukraine--U.S. President Barack Obama demanded Russia stop supporting separatists in Ukraine after the...

Israeli army steps up Gaza ground offensive, civilian casualties grow

bombingGAZA/JERUSALEM--Israel warned on Friday it could "significantly widen" a Gaza land offensive but was cautioned by its...

Iran gets $2.8 bln during extended atomic talks, most sanctions stay

VIENNA--Iran will be allowed to access an additional $2.8 billion of its frozen assets during a four-month period of...

Veteran politician: Japan PM's policy shift risks dangerous path

TOKYO--When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe loosened the limits of Japan's pacifist constitution to drop a ban on its...

Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 298 dead

familyHRABOVE, Ukraine--The United States believes a surface-to-air missile brought down a Malaysian airliner that crashed...

Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza Strip

israelGAZA/JERUSALEM--Israel launched a Gaza ground campaign after 10 days of bombardments from the air and sea failed to...

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St. Maarten gospel singer wins international awards
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In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack government network
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
OTTAWA--Canada on Tuesday took the unusual step of singling out Chinese hackers for attacking a key... Read more...
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Libyan militants overrun Benghazi special forces base as chaos deepens
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