Since October 2017, researchers have been noting the spread of cryptocurrency-mining malware WannaMine, a loose knockoff of the early 2017 WannaCry file-encrypting ransomware.
In 2011, Norway, led by current NATO boss Jens Stoltenberg, agreed to drop 588 bombs on Libya as part of NATO's operation to oust its leader Muammar Gaddafi, a decision a 260-page report found "ill-informed," sparking belated reproach and regret among politicians.
More American voters trust the media than US President Donald Trump himself, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday.
In a move to help boost tourism, officials in Egypt on Saturday opened the ancient tomb of Mehu to the public for the very first time since it was discovered in 1940 by archaeologist Zaki Saad.
TRIPOLI (Sputnik) - A bomb explosion at the headquarters of the Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC), located in the country's capital of Tripoli, has resulted in an unknown number of deaths and over six people being injured, a source in the corporation told Sputnik.
The reported blast happened just a week after Mogadishu witnessed a car bomb explosion. During that attack, at least 6 people died and dozens were injured. The al-Shabaab terrorist group, which is linked to al-Qaeda*, claimed responsibility for the incident.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - On Sunday evening Sudanese President Omar Bashir ordered the country's Government of National Accord be dissolved, while the number of ministries in the country should be reduced from 31 to 21, local media reported.
At least one person died and 37 injured on Sunday in a stampede at the entrance of a stadium in Madagascar's capital Antananarivo before the start of a football match between Madagascar and Senegal, according to a hospital source.
A small aircraft carrying at least 24 people from Juba International Airport to the city of Yirol crashed in a lake on Sunday, according to the regional Information Minister for the Eastern Great Lakes state Taban Abel Aguek.
As South Africa’s authorities have decided to back “land expropriation without compensation” initiatives, the country’s white Boer and Afrikaner minorities are calling for help. While some farmers are struggling to keep their lots, others are considering moving abroad to nearby countries and even far-away places such as Russia.
An overzealous truth seeker, who runs YouTube channel Bright Insight, claims to have found the mystical city of Atlantis and insists that its true location has been hiding in plain sight for thousands of years.
Elephants Without Borders, a conservation nonprofit group, made a shocking discovery recently after an aerial survey revealed the slaughtered bodies of some 87 elephants near a wildlife sanctuary in Botswana.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The news comes after recent reports about aggression of South Africans against foreigners, including refugees, during a deadly rally and looting attack last week, which made The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday express its concern.
A representative of the railway company CFM, as quoted by local newspaper Folha 8, said that a cargo train collided with a repair train in the province of Namibe in the south-west of the country.
It is unknown what exactly caused the blast, News24 reported on Monday. Police haven't provided any comments regarding the incident.
The petrochemicals firm Sasol, which operates both in South Africa and the US, said last year that they had sold 25 percent of its local operations to qualifying black employees in a $1.42 billion deal. The company remains a world leader in technology related to the conversion of coal and gas to fuel.
The government of Mauritius is to challenge the UK's possession of the Chagos Islands in the International Court of Justice (ICJ). If successful, indigenous inhabitants of the remote archipelago, subject to forced exile over half a century ago, could finally return home - and Whitehall could be compelled to atone for a historic crime.
Little old ladies might usually be seen as easy prey for armed robbers, but one South African grandmother recently managed to go 'old school' on three would-be hijackers. The trio apparently picked on the wrong little old lady to mess with; she fought them off and forced them to flee with a couple of moves usually only seen in action movies.
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Sofya Grebenkina – Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Rwanda where he discussed the provision of the African state with Russian air defense systems. It led to current Rwanda's desire to sign an agreement on supplies as soon as possible, Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, Rwanda’s ambassador to Russia, told Sputnik.
The policy of seizing white farmers’ land, which has gained momentum in recent times, has brought cries of protest from South African expats around the world, with hundreds of people enraged about the amended constitution, marching on Sunday from the Auckland City Hall.
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