Americas

Hagel exit a sign of Obama’s hold over Pentagon

Hagel exit a sign of Obama’s hold over Pentagon

WASHINGTON — The departure of United States Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday after less than 21 months in the job follows a litany of complaints by his predecessors and...

What happened in Ferguson, Missouri?

What happened in Ferguson, Missouri?

Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot and killed on Aug 9 by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St Louis. The shooting...

Gallery: Fabric of Ferguson torn apart: US police chief

Fabric of Ferguson torn apart: US police chief

FERGUSON (Missouri) — At least a dozen buildings were burning after protests in Ferguson turned violent and more than 80 people were arrested as chaos enveloped sections of the...

US Defence boss Hagel stepping down

US Defence boss Hagel stepping down

NEW YORK — United States Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel handed in his resignation yesterday, the first Cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Barack Obama’s...

Super spyware emerges as new cyberthreat

Super spyware emerges as new cyberthreat

MOUNTAIN VIEW (California) — A new cyberthreat has emerged that security experts believe to be the work of a Western nation-state due to the sophistication of the mass...

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