UK will seize assets held by foreign criminals, says security chief

The UK has introduced sweeping new powers which, according to the country’s security minister, will be used to seize the assets of foreign criminals. Speaking to the Times, cabinet minister Ben Wallace said that he would use “the full force of the government” to stifle the activities of investors using Britain as a haven for their […]

Security fears have held companies back from adopting cloud services — but they’re starting to get over them (AMZN, GOOGL)

Google Cybersecurity concerns have discouraged companies from moving their data and applications from their private servers to public clouds, according to a study by consulting company McKinsey. Less than half of companies surveyed have moved more than 10% of their workloads to public cloud services such as Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services, though many […]

‘Government made no progress’: Son of 72yo French aid worker held hostage by al-Qaeda to RT (VIDEO)

Published time: 30 Dec, 2017 19:14 The son of a kidnapped 72-year-old French aid worker in Mali has told RT that his government has failed to make any progress in securing his mother’s release despite assurances by President Emmanuel Macron six months ago. Sophie Petronin was abducted by armed men in the town of Gao […]

Chrissy Teigen Held Her Birthday Party on Fake Pan Am Plane

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Why people held captive by terrorist groups sometimes convert to Islam

Screenshot via YouTube/HBwoodTV – Media Collections Given their statements and attitudes after their release from captivity, it is likely that Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle, the couple who were held in captivity for five years in Afghanistan in Pakistan by a Taliban-affiliated group, converted to Islam during their ordeal. Several prominent terror hostages like James Foley, […]

Syrian army, allies, capture last major ISIS held town in Syria – reports

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 19:52 Edited time: 8 Nov, 2017 19:56 The Syrian Army and its allies have captured the last major stronghold of Islamic State (IS, former ISIS/ISIL), according to media reports citing local military sources. Iraqi mobilization units also reportedly took part in the operation. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) […]

Will May fire Patel? Tory who held ‘undisclosed’ meetings with Israelis summoned back to London

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 10:57 Tory minister Priti Patel is en route to Britain on Downing Street’s orders following a disclosure that while on “holiday” in Israel she held unauthorized meetings with politicians. It is widely expected she’ll be clearing her desk before day’s end. The International Development Secretary’s fate appears to be sealed […]

PUBG news: BIG DELAY hits Battlegrounds, as new feature is held back

PUBG test servers have been hit with a big delay, which means fans will have to wait to try out new features like jumping and vaulting. The test servers will be held back until the full PC launch, which will take place in late December. Battlegrounds fans will be disappointed with the news, although it’s […]

Pro-Navalny rallies held in Russian cities

Published time: 7 Oct, 2017 12:34 Rallies in support of Kremlin critic Aleksey Navalny have been held in dozens of cities across Russia, media reports. The demonstrations were organized by Navalny, a Russian blogger and government opposition activist. Small protests took place in several cities in Russia’s Far East and Siberia, while bigger demonstrations are […]