Monday, 18 June 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Teenager facing jail over global computer hacking business

MANCHESTER: A teenager is facing jail for setting up a global computer hacking business which caused chaos on the world wide web and cost millions of pounds. Adam Mudd was just 16 years old when he created his Titanium Stresser programme, which was used to carry out more than 1.7 ...

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BFI will not allow its boxers for Amir Khan’s pro-league

NEW DELHI: Amir Khan is all set to promote a boxing league in India in tie-up with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) but the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has ruled out allowing any of its pugilists in the event. The Super Boxing League (SBL) will roll out from July 7 to August ...

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WikiLeaks posts more CIA docs

LONDON: WikiLeaks has released another trove of secret CIA documents a day after the US justice department said it was considering criminal charges against the organisation and its founder Julian Assange. The 31-page user guide for a CIA device called “Weeping Angel” was posted online on Saturday, the CBS News ...

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Vijay Mallya laundered money to British cos, India tells UK

NEW DELHI: Indian investigators feel there is a strong chance of bringing Vijay Mallya back to India as documents shared by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with the UK government claim the controversial tycoon laundered money from banks in India to “British companies“ and “bank accounts“ in the UK.The ED’s findings ...

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UK-based Liberty Group to buy ArcelorMittal’s US unit

LONDON: UK-based Indian-origin entrepreneur Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group announced an in-principle agreement to acquire ArcelorMittal’s Georgetown Steelworks in South Carolina. The proposed deal between Liberty House and NRI steel magnate Lakshmi N Mittal’s US steelworks includes a 540,000- tonne a year electric arc furnace and 680,000-tonne a year rod ...

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PIA to start daily Karachi-London flights

LONDON: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) will provide passengers with an option of daily flights between Karachi and London from April 25, 2017. Two of these flights, on Wednesdays and Sundays, would be operated directly, while on other days convenient connections within two to three hours would be provided to Lahore ...

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IMF says Brexit poses risk to global stability

LONDON: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that Brexit poses a risk to global financial stability at a time when it is already challenged by heavily-indebted US corporations, China’s credit bubble and weak European banks. Warning that banks were likely to be the sector of the City hardest hit ...

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The 8 most elite special forces in the world

Elite special forces are some of the best-trained and most formidable units a country can boast. They go where other troops fear to tread, scoping out potential threats, taking out strategic targets, and conducting daring rescue missions. These are the best of the best. Though it’s extremely difficult to rank ...

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UK Lawmakers Seek To Revoke British Citizenship Of Assad Wife

LONDON: Lawmakers in Britain are urging the government to revoke the U.K. citizenship of the wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in response to her support for her husband’s government during the six-year civil war. Tom Brake, a Liberal Democratic member of Parliament, on April 16 accused Asma al-Assad of ...

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