Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking case to plead guilty in US

By Nate Raymond Undated, Nov 25 : A Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records. Karim Baratov, who earlier this year waived his right to fight […]

Pentagon likely to acknowledge 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria -US officials

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Nov 24 : The Pentagon is likely to announce in the coming days that there are about 2,000 US troops in Syria, two US officials said on Friday, as the military acknowledges that an accounting system for troops has under-reported the size of forces on the ground. The US military had […]

Militants kill more than 230 at mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai

By Ahmed Tolba and Patrick Markey CAIRO, Nov 24 : Militants killed more than 230 people at a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai on Friday, detonating a bomb and gunning down worshippers in the deadliest attack in the country’s modern history, state media and witnesses said. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but since 2013 Egyptian […]

Debate stifled in Cambodia as crackdown spreads fear

By Prak Chan Thul and Matthew Tostevin PHNOM PENH, Nov 24 : “We speak our mind”, says the website of a group of young Cambodians who have met at weekends for the past six years to discuss politics over mugs of coffee. But discussions by the Politikoffee group were postponed indefinitely by the organisers after […]

Pakistani Islamist blamed for 2008 attacks in Mumbai released from house arrest

By Mubasher Bukhari and Asif Shahzad LAHORE/ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 : Pakistani Islamist Hafiz Saeed, seen as the mastermind of a 2008 militant assault in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai in which 166 people were killed, has been released from house arrest, his religious charity said on Friday. Saeed has been under house arrest since […]