Ukraine nuclear plant: How risky is stand-off over Zaporizhzhia?

By Paul KirbyBBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Ukrainian officials this week staged an exercise in case of possible nuclear disasterThe rhetoric surrounding Europe's biggest nuclear power plant close to the front line in Ukraine is becoming increasingly alarming, with international figures warning of the risk of a major accident.UN Secretary General António Guterres believes

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Billionaire Xiao Jianhua jailed for 13 years in China

Image source, CUHKImage caption, The trial of Xiao Jianhua, seen here in a file picture, was said to have begun on 4 JulyA Chinese-Canadian billionaire has been sentenced to 13 years in prison in China and his company fined more than $8bn (£6.7bn).Xiao Jianhua and his company Tomorrow Holdings were charged with embezzlement and bribery

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Russia Just Pushed Us One Step Closer to Nuclear Catastrophe

Dmytro Smolienko/ReutersRussian military trucks emblazoned with the ominous “Z” that has come to symbolize Vladimir Putin’s deadly intentions in Ukraine have been spotted right inside the turbine halls as Russia—on Friday—dismissed calls to demilitarize the most dangerous nuclear power plant in Europe.Pleas for help from Ukrainian workers held hostage inside the Russian-controlled plant are ominous.

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Rohingya and CAA: What is India's refugee policy?

By Khushboo Sandhu and Meryl SebastianBBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Rights groups have criticised India for its attempts to deport Rohingya refugees instead of offering them asylumIndia's refugee policy is back in the spotlight after the government contradicted a minister's announcement that there are plans to provide housing and security to the Rohingya community

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Hackers may have exploited security flaws – Apple

By Tom GerkenTechnology teamImage source, Getty ImagesApple has released an update to fix security flaws on its iPhone, iPad and Mac devices, which it says hackers may have "actively exploited".The tech company said the new software "provides important security updates and is recommended for all users".The flaw could allow hackers to take complete control of

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War-Hit Ukraine Atomic Plant Poses Risks to Europe’s Energy Grid

(Bloomberg) -- Diplomats concerned about an atomic accident at a war-damaged nuclear power plant in Ukraine should also turn their attention to a larger and looming danger, according to engineers who study critical infrastructure.Most Read from BloombergApple Targets Sept. 7 for iPhone 14 Launch in Flurry of New DevicesXi and Putin to Attend G-20 Summit

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Plots to kill Rushdie and Bolton are new hurdles for tantalizingly close Iran nuclear deal

Hadi Matar, 24, arrives for an arraignment in a Mayville, N.Y., courthouse in the stabbing attack on author Salman Rushdie. (Gene J. Puskar / Associated Press)Last week’s attack on author Salman Rushdie and the indictment of an Iranian national for allegedly plotting to kill former national security advisor John Bolton have given the Biden administration

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Palestinians: Israeli troops shot, killed man in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian Health Ministry said Friday Israeli forces shot and killed a man during an arrest raid near Nablus in the occupied West Bank.Salah Sawafta, 58, was in critical condition after a bullet hit his head in Tubas and he died hours later in a hospital, the ministry said.Sawafta was

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Market blast in north Syria kills at least 9, wounds dozens

BEIRUT (AP) — A rocket attack on a crowded market in a town held by Turkey-backed opposition fighters in northern Syria Friday killed at least nine people and wounded dozens, an opposition war monitor and a paramedic group reported.The attack on the town of al-Bab came days after a Turkish airstrike killed at least 11

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