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Germany to let NATO use its cyber skills

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Germany is to join the ranks of NATO countries making its cyber warfare skills available to the alliance to help fight hacking and electronic warfare, officials told the Agence France-Presse on Thursday, February 14. NATO has designated cyberspace as a conflict domain alongside land, sea, and air and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Spain s Ferrer advances at Argentina Open

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Veteran David Ferrer of Spain advanced in the Argentina Open on Tuesday, beating eighth-seeded Malek Jaziri of Tunisia 7-6 (13), 6-3. The 36-year-old Ferrer, who has been ranked as high as No. 3, has pledged to retire in May. Also on Tuesday, fifth-seeded Joao Souza of Portugal overcame Argentina's Juan Ignacio Londero 6-3, 6-4. Seventh seed Dusan Lajovic of Serbia lost to Argentina's Leonardo Mayer 6-3, 7-6 (3). Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia, a finalist last year, beat local favorite Guido Andreozzi 1-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2. Spain's Jaume Munar surprised Argentinian Federico Delbonis with a 6-2, 2-6, 6-1 victory. The third Spaniard to win was Roberto Carballes Baena, who overcame Japan's Taro Daniel 6-1, 6-0. In an all-Argentine clash, Guido Pella advanced with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Francisco Cerundolo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 13th, 2019Related News

7 jihadists get life term for killing 60 in Tunisia - The Manila Times Online

TUNIS: A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of themREAD The post 7 jihadists get life term for k.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 10th, 2019Related News

Jihadists sentenced to life for deadly 2015 Tunisia attacks

TUNIS, Tunisia – A Tunisian court has sentenced 7 jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that left dozens of tourists dead, prosecutors said Saturday, February 9. (READ:  17 tourists killed as gunmen attack Tunisia museum ) Two separate trials were held over the closely linked attacks which occurred ........»»

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Huawei shocked, amused by espionage accusations

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Huawei's top executive in Europe brushed off Western critics and defended the company's track record against accusations that it could serve as front for Chinese spying. Huawei has raised suspicions in the west for its close ties to the Chinese government and fears are that the company may be ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 8th, 2019Related News

May, Juncker hold robust Brexit meet, agree new talks

BRUSSELS, Belgium (UPDATED) – Britain and the EU agreed Thursday, February 7, to hold more talks to try to avoid a no-deal Brexit, after a "robust" meeting between  Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. A joint statement issued after the talks in Brussels said Juncker had again warned that ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2019Related News

Alleged Brussels museum killer was sadistic Syria jailer

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Two French journalists on Thursday, February 7, told a terrorism trial in Brussels that they had "no doubt" the accused Jewish museum killer is the man who imprisoned and tortured them in Syria. The former hostages came to Brussels to testify against Mehdi Nemmouche , who faces life ........»»

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EU vetoes train-maker merger, drawing France s fury

BRUSSELS, Belgium (UPDATED) – The EU's powerful anti-trust sheriff, Margrethe Vestager, vetoed the merger of the Siemens-Alstom rail businesses on Wednesday, February 6, earning the fury of France. The tie-up, announced to great fanfare in 2017 , had been hailed as the birth of a much-needed European industrial champion, an Airbus for the railways to face ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2019Related News

NATO leaders to meet in London in December

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The leaders of NATO's 29 countries will gather in London in December for a special meeting to mark the alliance's 70th anniversary, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Wednesday, February 6. Stoltenberg tweeted that the British capital was "the ideal setting to mark 70 years of transatlantic military cooperation, as ........»»

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Special place in hell for no plan Brexiteers – EU leader

BRUSSELS, Belgium – European Union leader Donald Tusk damned those who called for Brexit with no idea how to carry it out Wednesday, February 6, saying he hopes Theresa May now has a "realistic" plan. The British prime minister is due in Brussels on Thursday, February 7, to seek ........»»

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Macedonia takes major step on road to NATO membership

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Macedonia moved a step closer to  NATO membership on Wednesday, February 6, signing accession papers after resolving a long-running name row with Greece. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said it was a "historic day" which will lead to Macedonia becoming the 30th alliance member, once the deal ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2019Related News

Claudia Cardinale talks about being ‘stupid’ for turning down Marlon Brando

  LOS ANGELES---When you interview a screen goddess like Claudia Cardinale, who starred in some of the most memorable films, from Fellini's "8 " to Werner Herzog's "Fitzcarraldo," you are bound to hear fascinating stories. After all, this was an actress who worked with some of the finest filmmakers and the handsomest actors in the '60s and '70s, including Marlon Brando, Alain Delon, Marcello Mastroianni and Jean-Paul Belmondo. The sultry Tunisia-born actress, often described as a "sex symbol," arrived in our interview wearing sunglasses, which she later took off, an all-black ensemble and lots of jewelry on her hands and wrists. Cardinale, named in 2011 by the Los An...Keep on reading: Claudia Cardinale talks about being ‘stupid’ for turning down Marlon Brando.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 6th, 2019Related News

Don t let Huawei help set up 5G, U.S. warns EU nations

BRUSSELS, Belgium – US officials are fanning out across Europe to warn about the security risks of allowing Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to help build 5G mobile networks, a US diplomat said Tuesday, February 5. Washington considers the matter urgent as European Union countries prepare to roll out fifth-generation networks that will bring ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2019Related News

Transparency International slams mysterious Eurogroup

BRUSSELS, Belgium – In the depths of the debt crisis, as the single currency faced imminent doom, the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers emerged as one of the most crucial economic institutions in the world. A stinging report published on Tuesday, February 5, by Transparency International dissected ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 5th, 2019Related News

Britain s May to meet EU leaders on Brexit

BRUSSELS, Belgium – EU president Jean-Claude Juncker will host British Prime Minister Theresa May for talks in Brussels on Thursday, February 7, as the two sides seek to save their Brexit deal. Plans for Britain to leave the European Union on March 29 under a withdrawal agreement signed last year were ........»»

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Belgium to take in ex-Ivory Coast president Gbagbo

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Belgium has agreed to take in former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following his acquittal at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, a foreign ministry spokesman told Agence France-Presse, Saturday, February 2. "In response to a request from the International Criminal Court, Belgium has agreed to take ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 2nd, 2019Related News

NATO door opens for Macedonia

BRUSSELS, Belgium – North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Saturday, February 2, its 29 members will Wednesday, February 6 clear the way for Macedonia to become the alliance's 30th member following its historic name change. "On 6 February we will write history: #NATO Allies will sign the accession protocol with the future ........»»

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Belgian museum attack suspect denounces intimidation

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The alleged French jihadist accused of carrying out a gun massacre in Belgium's Jewish Museum denounced any attempt to intimidate trial lawyers and jurors on Thursday, January 31. Appearing in the dock in Brussels' main criminal court, 33-year-old Mehdi Nemmouche again denied shooting dead 4 people in ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2019Related News

EU urges internet firms to intensify fake news fight

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The EU on Tuesday, January 29, urged advertising trade associations and US internet giants to intensify the fight against disinformation campaigns from suspects such as Russia, ahead of European elections in May. The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, said Google, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla and trade ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 29th, 2019Related News

China blasts slander against Huawei – report

BRUSSELS, Belgium – China's envoy to the EU on Monday, January 28, said Huawei was the victim of slander as western governments try to hamper the Chinese telecommunications giant's effort to deploy its technology worldwide. "It is not helpful to make slander, discrimination, pressure, coercion or speculation against anyone else," Ambassador ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2019Related News