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​Target part of a broader cyber-attack, Russian hackers allegedly involved
A US government classified memo has acknowledged that the Christmas cyber-attack on Target Corp was part of a much broader security breach of a number of US companies. The document alleges that traces of Russian language were detected in the malware.

17.01.2014 05:41

UK worsens global hunger crisis by 'blocking reforms on food speculation'
The UK is being accused of attempts to block EU reform to prevent food speculation. It took EU negotiators three years to agree on a regulation against speculation by banks and hedge funds which drives up food prices, aggravating the global hunger crisis.

16.01.2014 06:19

'Toothless!' WikiLeaks reveals secret draft of TPP environment chapter
The environment protection provisions in the draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement will not be enforceable, says whistleblower site WikiLeaks, which released a section of the document.

15.01.2014 12:37

El Drone: Correa presents ‘surprise’ Ecuadorian UAV
Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa has unveiled the country’s first domestically made unmanned aerial vehicle. The drone is to help Quito fight drug traffic and will also be on sale in South America, costing “7 times less” than its Israeli equivalent.

12.01.2014 12:34

China leaves US behind as world’s top trader
For the first time in centuries China has overtaken the US as the world’s biggest trading nation, with total trade standing at $4.16 trillion in 2013.

10.01.2014 06:24

Congress introduces Obama fast-track authority on global trade pacts like TPP
Congressional leaders on the US trade policy have introduced legislation that would grant President Barack Obama “fast-track authority” to enact three looming global trade accords, including the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership.

10.01.2014 00:22

Russia, UK kept up a positive momentum in 2013
The events of the last year have confirmed the normalisation of political dialogue between Russia and the UK has become a steady trend.

26.12.2013 11:58

Uzbekistan ratifies CIS free trade zone treaty
Uzebekistan has become the ninth country to join the CIS free trade zone between former Soviet states. President Islam Karimov ratified the treaty.

28.12.2013 16:32

India’s top bitcoin platform halts trade after state regulator ‘security risks’ warning
India's largest bitcoin exchange service has suspended its operations, just when the most valuable currency in the world had begun to gain widespread recognition in the country. The central bank cautioned against the risks of using virtual currency.

28.12.2013 09:10

Belarus promises not to ‘eat away’ $2bn loan from Russia
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that Minsk will not “eat away for no special reason” a $2 billion loan that Russia has promised to deliver in 2014.

25.12.2013 20:12

Armenia signs Customs Union roadmap, Kyrgyzstan needs more talks
Armenia is on course to join the Customs Union with Russia, Belarus, and Kyrgyzstan by January 2015, after signing a "roadmap" in Moscow. Despite declaring its interest only three months ago, it may join earlier than Kyrgyzstan, which applied in 2011.

24.12.2013 19:07

​'Stalemate over Ukraine an extension of East-West diplomatic tussle over Syria'
The tug of war over Ukraine is an extension of the diplomatic spat over Syria, where EU and US plans were thwarted diplomatically by Russia. Now the West is taking the fight to Moscow’s doorstep, geopolitical analyst Patrick Henningsen told RT.

18.12.2013 15:03

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