Aug 21, 2014

BBC uncovered sites where hackers trade pictures of people

"My webcam came on in the bath - I was horrified" http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22986017

Rachel Hyndman, a student who fell victim to webcam hackers, says spying online is "terrifyingly easy".

A BBC investigation uncovered sites where hackers trade pictures of people captured on webcams. Hacker: "I can make money from it, so why not?" http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01bmk4v

Online safety charity Childnet International advises that webcams should be disconnected when not in use......

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Nigeria: Sister suceeds Sister as Chief Judge of Lagos

Some people are just meant to be doctors, others are meant to the designers, but for the Williams sisters, it is all about being the CJ of Lagos....»»[BellaNaija]Read More...

Business growth in China and Europe slows..

Business growth in China and across Europe slowed this month, surveys showed on Thursday, providing more evidence that the world economy is stuttering and may need more monetary stimulus to keep it going....»»[Reuters]Read More...

Heavy shooting in Ukraine, Dozens killed

Residents of the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk prepare to depart for Russia to escape the fighting between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russian rebels, July 16, 2014...»»[Newsweek]Read More...

Ebola: Police in Liberia open fire on protesters

Police in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, have fired live rounds and tear gas during protests after a quarantine was imposed to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus....»»[bbc]Read More...

Hamas leaders killed in Israeli air strike

Islamic militant group Hamas said three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip....»»[DailyMail]Read More...

Aug 20, 2014

US reveals failed attempt to rescue journalist

Washington: The Pentagon has revealed that the US military earlier this summer had tried to rescue American hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State (IS) but failed to find the captives....»»[zeenews]Read More...

Aug 19, 2014

Ferguson protest: New police shooting near scene of Michael's death

Police have shot dead a black man close to the scene of the death of teenager Michael Brown. The 23-year-old was said by police to have been holding a knife, which he refused to drop when confronted by cops...»»[Mirror]Read More...

About 5000 shanties destroyed by fire in Lagos, Nigeria

An overnight fire in the Ebute Meta area of Lagos has burnt no fewer than 5,000 shanties and destroyed property estimated at millions of naira....»»[Punch]Read More...

Egypt calls on US to show restrain against protesters in Missouri

Egypt's government has called on US authorities to show restraint against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. It said it was "closely following the escalation of protests" after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman on 9 August. The statement echoes US President Barack Obama's comments during Egypt's crackdown on protesters in 2013....»»[bbc]Read More...

Google plans to create accounts for children

US Internet giant Google has reportedly been working on plans to allow youngsters under the age of 13 to open online accounts. Media reports said parents would be granted full control over how the services were used....»»[dw]Read More...

Police detain Jackie Chan’s son over drugs..

Police say they detained Jaycee Chan, who is originally from Hong Kong and also an actor, as well as Kai Ko, a 23-year-old Taiwanese actor, during a raid on Thursday in Dongcheng district, the city's commercial and cultural center, state media, citing Beijing police, said Tuesday....»»[cnn]Read More...

Four infected Nigerians survive ebola, discharged..

Nigeria has declared four Ebola patients fit and free to return to normal life after tests revealed they are now free of the deadly virus. "The minister of health Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu has announced.....»»Read More...

Unknown airstrikes in Libya, attack militia positions

Two unidentified aircrafts roared over Libya's capital before dawn on Monday as loud explosions were heard, days after new clashes between militias prompted hundreds of people to flee....»»[Firstpost]Read More...

Islamic militants warn US over air strikes in Iraq

Islamic State militants (IS) have released a graphic video threatening the United States if it continues to hit their fighters with air strikes....»»[euronews]Read More...

Aug 18, 2014

German ambassador accused of spying

Media reports have said the German agency had listened to the phone calls of two US secretaries of state - the kind of activity German chancellor Angela Merkel has criticised Washington for previously....»»[irishtime]Read More...

Mexican lady quarantined after visiting Sierra Leone

A New Mexico woman is being tested for Ebola, but health officials say that it is unlikely she has the virus. The state Department of Health and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are testing the 30-year-old patient...»»[CBS]Read More...

Aug 17, 2014

Infected Nigerian doctor survives Ebola

Nigeria: The doctor who treated Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American who brought Ebola into the country, at First Consultant Hospital, and was subsequently infected with the virus, has recovered and has since been discharged from the Isolation centre in Lagos....»»[premiumtimes]Read More...

Aug 16, 2014

Police arrest woman for smuggling cocaine in her breast

Spanish police have arrested a 43-year-old Venezuelan woman who landed in Madrid's international airport trying to smuggle 3.7 pounds of cocaine via her breast implants....»»[nydaily]Read More...

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    Dozens of people found hidding in shipping container in UK

    One man is dead and 34 other people are in hospital with 'significant health problems' after they were discovered in a shipping container at a port east of London. Many of those hiding in the container are reported to be from India....»»[aje]Read More...

    Van Gaal loses first competitive game in EPL

    Manchester United have lost their first game of the 2014-15 Premier League season 2-1 to Swansea City Football Club. Gylfi Sigurdsson squeezed home the winner for Swansea at Old Trafford to spoil Louis van Gaal's first competitive game in charge....»»[bbc]Read More...

    Mourinho at it again begins mind games..

    Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has started his usual mind games before a ball has even been kicked this season after taking a thinly veiled swipe at rival Arsene Wenger....»»[adl]Read More...

    Kanye West sets aside $5million for worship center

    Kanye has reportedly set aside $5 million for the place of worship, which is due to include a stained glass window featuring him, his wife and their one-year-old daughter...»»[alarabiya]Read More...
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    Bank officer arrested for stealing $30000 from MH370 flight victims

    A Malaysian bank officer and her husband have been arrested in Malaysia after allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from four passengers aboard the doomed MH370 flight....»»[DailyMail]Read More...

    Aug 15, 2014

    UK prevents popular Nigerian pastor Oyedepo from entry

    Nigerian pastor David Oyedepo has been barred from entering the UK by the British Home Office following the commencement of investigations into his affairs by the UK Charities Commission. Bishop Oyedepo, popularly known as Papa by his followers, has been under investigation by the Charities Commission since 2012....»»[nigerianwatch]Read More...

    Ebola threatens AYC championship, Lesotho pulls out

    Lesotho will not be in Nigeria for the final 2015 African Youth Championship against Nigeria, which was scheduled to be played this weekend, after their football federation pulled out because of the Ebola outbreak....»»[DailyPost]Read More...

    Staff of Dangote Cement flee Liberia on Ebola Concern

    Dangote Cement Plc (DANGCEM), Nigeria's largest company and the continent's biggest producer of the building material, said some employees left Liberia on concern the spread of Ebola will limit options to travel in out of the West African country....»»[Businessweek]Read More...

    Another explosion rocks Taiwan, kills one, injures 14

    For the second time in less than a month, a gas explosion has rocked Taiwan, this time killing one and injuring 14 others in Xindian District, New Taipei City, Apple Daily reports....»»Read More...

    Aug 14, 2014

    Germany begins airlifting aid to Iraq

    The German military is planning to send four aircraft to northern Iraq to airlift goods to the many Yazidi stranded in the Sinjar mountains....»»[dw]Read More...

    Suarez cleared to train with Barcelona, 4-month ban upheld

    Luis Suarez will participate in a Barcelona training session Friday and be presented at the Camp Nou on Monday, the club announced on Thursday....»»[SI]Read More...

    Police arrest two in Bali after US woman's body found

    Police on the Indonesian island of Bali have arrested two people after the body of an American woman was found in a suitcase. The woman's daughter, 19, and her boyfriend, 21, were detained by police on the resort island on Wednesday.... [bbc] »»» Read More

    Aug 13, 2014

    Gaza: Israel, Hamas begin another five-day truce

    Israel and the Islamist militant group Hamas have agreed a new five-day truce in the Gaza Strip. Despite a shaky start, a few hours after it came into force, the latest ceasefire appeared to be holding....»»[dw]Read More...

    US sends more advisers to Iraq

    US Air Force Capts. step to their aircraft for an in-air refueling mission over Iraq, Aug. 11, 2014. The aircrew is scheduled to offload more than 40,000 gallons of fuel to Fighter Aircraft completing missions in Iraq.... [alb] »»» Read More

    Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

    Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, a contender to unseat President Dilma Rousseff in October, died on Wednesday (Aug 13) when his jet crashed into a residential area, media network Globo said....»»Read More...

    Nigerian Naira gains 0.19% on dollar sales

    The naira currency gained 0.19 percent on the interbank market on Wednesday, driven by dollar sales by major energy companies, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)....»»[BusinessDay]Read More...

    Aug 12, 2014

    World Health approves use of experimental Ebola drugs in Africa

    A World Health Organisation panel of medical ethics experts ruled on Tuesday that it is ethical to offer unproven drugs or vaccines as potential treatments or preventions in West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak....»»[Reuters]Read More...

    Aug 11, 2014

    Rwanda reports first case of ebola

    Agnes Binagwaho, Rwanda Health Minister, on Monday in Kigali said that the country had recorded first suspected Ebola case. She said the suspect, a German student with Ebola-like symptoms, who had recently spent time in Liberia, has been quarantined...»»[nb]Read More...
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