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Chinese Hackers Target U.S. University With Government Ties

The cyberattacks on the University of Virginia were not targeting systems but individuals.<p>A prominent American university with ties to the Defense …

Cybersecurity

Chilcot has lost control of Iraq war inquiry, says former attorney general

Sir John Chilcot has lost control of the inquiry into the Iraq war, Tony Blair’s former attorney general has said.<p>Criticising the six-year duration of the inquiry, Lord Morris said the process had ended up adding to the misery of the families of 179 soldiers who died in the war rather than …

Tony Blair

Fortune hunters flock to Polish town after alleged find of Nazi gold train

A city in south-western Poland is in a state of high suspense following claims made by two men that they have found a Nazi train packed with gold. Local authorities in Wałbrzych said they were investigating the reports, as fortune hunters from around Europe were making their way to the town in the …

Archaeology

Congress does not have votes to block Iran deal, says Nancy Pelosi

Barack Obama has enough votes to get the Iran deal through the House of Representatives, despite Republican efforts to block the historic nuclear accord, the minority leader, Nancy Pelosi, has said.<p>With a Senate vote looking increasingly secure for the president, Pelosi’s comments suggest it is now …

Foreign Policy

Disgust in Rome at mafia don's glamour funeral complete with Godfather music

Romans aghast at revelations of official corruption tied to the mafia found new reason for outrage after the Hollywood-style funeral of a purported local crime boss – replete with a gilded horse-drawn carriage, flower petals tossed from a helicopter and the theme music from The Godfather playing …

City Halls

How Oscar Pistorius's release from prison was blocked

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was due to be released from prison today and moved to house arrest after serving 10 months of the five-year sentence he received last year for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp .<p>Oscar Pistorius parole decision may take four months<p>Read more<p>But at the last minute the …

South Africa

Islamic State destroys fifth-century monastery in central Syria

Islamic State has demolished a monastery founded more than 1,500 years ago in central Syria, near a town where the extremists abducted dozens of Christians earlier this month, activists said.<p>The destruction of the Saint Elian monastery near the town of Qaryatain comes days after Isis militants in …

Palmyra

St Louis teenager killed by police was shot in the back, autopsy finds

A black 18-year-old killed by police in St Louis earlier this week was shot in the back, authorities said on Friday, adding weight to protests that have challenged the official account of his death.<p>The Counted: people killed by police in the United States in 2015 – interactive<p>Read more<p>A preliminary …

Justice

North Korean rhetoric is full of sound and fury – but doesn't quite signify war

Eleven years ago South Korea turned off the loudspeakers it used to broadcast propaganda across the demilitarised zone (DMZ), heralding a friendlier, “sunshine” policy towards its neighbour in the north.<p>This week, as relations between the two Koreas plummeted after a landmine injured two soldiers …

North Korea

Migrants try to charge Macedonian police lines at Greek border

Hundreds of migrants have been trying to charge Macedonian police lines at the border with Greece, with people fainting in ensuing crushes, a day after Macedonia declared a state of emergency in the area.<p>People could be heard screaming and medical workers raced to treat those who passed out or were …

Amnesty International

Greek crisis: Syriza rebels form Popular Unity party ahead of election

Hardline rebels have confirmed an irreparable split in Greece’s ruling Syriza movement and broken away to form a new anti-austerity party as the country heads towards its fifth general election in six years.<p>The long-awaited move by up to 29 dissident Syriza MPs on Friday followed the resignation of …

Europe

Israel fires missiles at Syrian Golan Heights after rocket attacks

Israel has said it killed four Palestinian militants in an air strike on the Syrian Golan Heights, after rocket fire from Syria prompted the heaviest Israeli bombardment since the start of Syria’s four-year-old civil war.<p>An Israeli defence official said the four people killed in Friday’s air strike …

Middle East