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Asia Transnational Threats Forum: Cybersecurity and cyber resilience

Marked by high digital connectivity, fast-growing digital economies, and emerging smart cities, the Asia-Pacific region is on the leading edge of digital transformation. Yet, low cybersecurity awareness, weak regulations, and insufficient compliance mechanisms make the region both a …

US nonproliferation cooperation with Russia and China

20201022 EnergyWire David G. Victor

20201022 U.S. News and World Report David G. Victor

Nobel winner urges billionaires to save millions from famine

The head of the World Food Program, this year’s winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, again urged billionaires to donate just a few billion to save millions of lives, saying Friday the number of people “marching toward starvation” …

Trump on defence, courting voters in two must-win states

Backed into a corner and facing financial strains, U.S. President Donald Trump went after his opponent’s family and defended his own struggle to contain the pandemic on Friday as he fought to energize his sagging reelection bid in …

Iran announces its virus death toll passes 30,000

Iran announced Saturday that its death toll from the coronavirus has passed the milestone of 30,000, in what has been the Mideast region’s worst outbreak.

Suspect in teacher’s beheading in France was Chechen teen

A suspect shot dead by police after the beheading of a history teacher near Paris was an 18-year-old Chechen refugee unknown to intelligence services who posted a grisly claim of responsibility on social media minutes after the attack, …

Black immigrants find camaraderie, divide amid protests

Inspired by the global protests against systemic racism and police brutality, Nigerian American blogger Nifesimi Akingbe donned a black shirt that read “I am Black history,” and began recording a video.

Brazil leader’s ally suspended after underwear cash jackpot

A Brazilian lawmaker stepped down from his position representing President Jair Bolsonaro’s government and was suspended from the senate, after police searched his house and found cash inside the underwear he was wearing.