The European Union today carried out its biggest exercise to prevent cyber-attacks on Europe’s public utilities and communications networks. The director of the European Network and Information Security Agency, Udo Helmbrecht, told The Associated Press that Thursday’s one-day exercise involving 29 countries and 200 agencies dealt with attack scenarios against “critical infrastructure.” Helmbrecht said European […]
The report was the first of three estimates of the gross domestic product, the economy’s total output of goods and services.
A man who authorities say told people he wanted to fly bombs on remote-controlled planes has been sentenced.
Here’s a look at the status of marijuana laws in some countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. ARGENTINA: Personal possession of marijuana was decriminalised under a 2009 Supreme Court ruling that jail time for small amounts of drugs violates Argentina’s constitution. Although the ruling only referred to pot, in practice it extended to most […]
Austrian state prosecutor’s office said a 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of planning to place a bomb.
Islamic extremists overran a major northeastern town that is home to Nigeria’s defense chief on Wednesday.
Venezuela’s socialist government on Tuesday recalled for consultations its ambassador to Spain.
One girl who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants was confused about what her role would be.
A river of asphalt-black lava was within meters of a home in a Big Island community on Tuesday, after weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement. The lava crackled and smoked as it advanced toward the two-story structure in Pahoa Village, smothering an expanse of vegetation. Residents of the small town have had weeks to prepare for […]