President Barack Obama today sought a surge in funding to counter cyber security threats, as his top intelligence official warned Congress that computer attacks were among the most imminent security challenges facing the United States.
North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the US intelligence chief said today in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers facing the country.
As a school counselor in Malmo, Sweden, Pooja Sharafi has heard more than his fair share of suffering. Roughly one quarter of his kids at Sofielundsskolan are "new arrivals," meaning they came to Sweden in the past four years. Many of them fled wars in Iraq, Syria, Libya or Afghanistan. Many have gone through hell to get here.
Ten times as many migrants and refugees arrived in Europe by sea in the first six weeks of the year as in the same period of 2015, and the number of deaths also soared, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said today.
A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a police officers' club in a residential district of Damascus today, killing several people, Syria's interior ministry said, and ISIS terrorists claimed responsibility.
Bosnian Serb General Zdravko Tolimir, serving a life sentence for genocide including the massacre at Srebrenica during the early 1990s war in Bosnia, died in The Hague on Monday evening, a court spokesman said.
The top United Nations human rights official asked Sri Lanka's government today to quickly locate thousands of civilians reported missing during the country's civil war. The government has said most are probably dead.