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The Trouble in Naming Latin America’s Most Violent City

Another year, another ranking of the world’s most murderous cities. The latest study released by the Mexican think tank Seguridad, Justicia y Paz …

Latin America

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DR Analityca публикует Индексы киберготовности (CRI) 2.0

Индекс киберготовности (CRI) 2.0, разработанный Потомакским Институтом Политических Исследований (США) под руководством ведущего мирового специалиста …

Серверокорейская угроза

В хакерской атаке WannaCry обвиняют КНДР и программистов из американских спецслужб<p>Вчера появилась основная версия того, кто мог организовать …

Вирус собрал выкуп

Новая вспышка заражений компьютеров ожидается сегодня<p>Массовое заражение компьютеров на ОС Windows вирусом, вымогающим деньги, к концу выходных …

революция» в Молдове: оценка восемь лет спустя

<b>В апреле 2009 года в Республике Молдова прошли масштабные протестные акции против результатов парламентских выборов, которые в конечном итоге привели</b> …

Why a 'Great Wall' Won't Stop the Cross-Border Gun Trade

That Mexico’s drug cartels get their firepower from the United States is no longer much of a mystery. Even President Donald Trump has acknowledged …

A Psycho-Emotional Human Security Analytical Framework: Origin and Epidemiology of Violent Extremism and Radicalization of Refugees

By: Patrick J. Christian, Aleksandra Nesic, David Sniffen, Tasneem Aljehani, Khaled Al Sumairi, Narayan B. Khadka, Basimah Hallawy and Binamin …

War

93% кибератак можно предотвратить

<b>Тема кибербезопасности противоречива сама по себе, а в Беларуси — в особенности. Пока одни говорят о риске повторить "Великий китайский файрвол",</b> …

The Trouble With Brazil's Expanding Arms Trade

<b>Brazilian-made weapons – whether firearms</b>, ammunition or cluster munitions – are turning up with alarming frequency in some of the world’s most …

WOMEN, VIOLENT EXTREMISM AND THE INTERNET: EMPOWERING PREVENTION; DEALING WITH RISK

Five things you should do to stay safe online

Digital security is important for everyone, but particularly for those who are connected to people in conflict zones or repressive countries. In …

Venezuela's raging homicide epidemic is going unrecorded

Venezuela’s violent crime epidemic appears to be escalating into a full-blown humanitarian crisis. The precise dimensions are hard to know, however, because along with the collapse of the economy and widespread hunger has come a near blackout of reliable government crime statistics.<p>The Venezuelan …

Opinion: Brazil has a murder and gun problem. Here's why both could get worse.

Brazil has a murder problem. It also has a gun problem. Both could get worse if some Brazilian lawmakers have their way.<p>One out of 10 homicide victims around the world each year is a Brazilian. Most of the roughly 60,000 Brazilian citizens violently killed each year die from gunshot wounds. And the …

Guns

The Consequences of Egypt’s Potential Military Engagement in Syria

<i>As ties between Cairo and Damascus strengthen, Syrian journalist Abdulrahman al-Masri explores the factors behind possible military cooperation between Egypt and Syria and the consequences this would have both locally and regionally.</i><p>OTTAWA, CANADA – The Syrian regime-friendly newspaper As-Safir …

Syria

The Fifth Corps and the state of the Syrian army

OTTAWA, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- On Nov. 22, the General Command of the Syrian Army announced the formation of its first official volunteer-based military …

Her Career: Alicia Wanless-Berk - La Generalista

Alicia Wanless-Berk is the brain behind La Generalista, an online publication that investigates influence and propaganda in a digital age. She …

Syria Media Roundup (March 15)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views …

‘Await your annihilation’

EMMA REYNOLDSnews.com.au<p><b>YOU’RE on your computer, messaging friends through Facebook or Twitter.</b><p>Then it flashes up your screen. “AWAIT YOUR …

Syria's Electronic Armies

Over the last four years as the Syrian uprising has grown into a full-blown civil war, a sinister parallel conflict has been fought out in cyberspace, with combatants wielding bytes and software rather than guns as they have battled for supremacy on Syria's internet frontline.<p>But the consequences …

Syria

Q&A: In Syria the 'internet has become a weapon' of war

The SalamaTech Project was founded to help provide a safer internet environment for Syrians experiencing the Syria crisis inside and outside the country.<p>The project came together in August 2012. It is based in Canada's capital city, Ottawa and is funded by a few agencies in North America.<p>SalamaTech …

Syria

Syrian regime Internet network repairs 'guise for more surveillance'

Announcements that repairs have begun on an offshore fibre-optic cable have lead to claims that rehabilitation efforts are in fact an excuse to …

Opinion: The smartest cities are resilient ones

Career Navigator<p>Smart cities<p>World Water Day<p>International Day of Forests<p>Global Views<p><b>Smart cities</b><p>Opinion: The smartest cities are resilient ones<p>Smart …

Urban Fragility with Pan Jiahua and Robert Muggah

What happens when we can predict crimes before they happen?

RIO DE JANEIRO - What if you could predict where a crime will take place before it occurred, even determining the time of the incident and the …

New eyeWitness to Atrocities app could help verify smartphone images

A new smartphone app aims to overcome concerns about the authenticity of videos of atrocities taken in conflict areas, making the imagery more likely usable in war crimes prosecutions.<p>Launched Monday by the International Bar Association, the hope is that the eyeWitness to Atrocities app will allow …

Society

October 20, 2016 full episode transcript

<b>Note:</b> Transcripts may contain errors. If you wish to re-use all, or part of, a transcript, please contact CBC for permission. Please check the …

National | An eye for atrocity? There's an app for that

An eye for atrocity? There's an app for that<p>June 9 2015 9 June 2015<p>A million-dollar initiative from the International Bar Association will help make …

The Syrian Opposition Is Disappearing From Facebook

Social media was one of the first refuges for Syria’s non-violent activists. Now they’re getting kicked off.<p>Hunched over a coffee at a Midtown Manhattan Starbucks, Ammar Hamidou describes how Syria’s revolution spiraled out of control before his eyes. Hamidou, who fled the country last year and now …

Syria