Car bomb kills six Jordanian troops at Syria border

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN, Jun 21 : Six Jordanian border guards were killed by a car bomb in a remote area of the frontier with Syria today during an attack launched from Syrian territory, security officials said.The explosives-laden vehicle blew up a few hundred metres from a camp for Syrian refugees in a desolate eastern […]

Six officials killed in Jordan attack

Amman, June 21 : At least six Jordanian officials were killed and 14 injured on Tuesday in a terror attack at the border with Syria, the country’s armed forces said. Those killed include four border guards, a civil defence member and a member of the public security department, Xinhua news agency reported. A booby trapped […]

Ukraine coach Fomenko to quit after troubled campaign

By Igor NitsakKIEV, Jun 21 : Ukraine coach Mykhailo Fomenko says he will quit after his team’s last group game against Poland at Euro 2016 on today.Ukraine have no chance of reaching the knockout stages after defeats to Germany and Northern Ireland in Group C.”What sense does it make to continue after failing with the […]

Giraffes suffer ‘silent extinction’, say wildlife advocates

Bangkok, June 21 : Wildlife advocates on Tuesday called to protect the dwindling populations of wild giraffes, whose numbers have fallen by 40 per cent over the past 15 years. Marking World Giraffe Day on Tuesday with a call to protect the 80,000 to 90,000 giraffes left roaming the African savannahs — down from 140,000 […]

Dell sells software group to finance EMC acquisition

New York, June 21 : In order to reportedly finance its $67 billion acquisition of IT storage company EMC, US tech giant Dell has sold Dell Software Group to Francisco Partners, a US-based private equity firm and Elliott Management, an American hedge fund management firm. The transaction includes Dell’s Systems and Information Management (SIM), Security, […]

Chinese economic cyber-espionage plummets in U.S. -experts

By Joseph Menn and Jim Finkle SAN FRANCISCO, Jun 21 : The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private US security executives and government advisors said.FireEye Inc, the US network security company best known for fighting sophisticated […]