Monthly Archives: February 2014

cyber

Energy firm cyber-defence is ‘too weak’, insurers say

Power companies are being refused insurance cover for cyber-attacks because their defences are perceived as weak, the BBC has learned. Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London say they have seen a…

australia

Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs in A$2bn cost-cutting move

Struggling airline Qantas has announced plans to cut 5,000 jobs, after reporting a heavy financial loss. It is part of the Australian carrier’s plans to cut costs by A$2bn ($1.8bn;…

crimea

Ukraine: Gunmen seize Crimea government buildings

Ukraine’s security forces have been put on alert after government buildings in the Russian-majority Crimea region were seized by armed men. The Russian flag had been raised over both buildings…

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13th convocation of East West University held

The 13th convocation of East West University was held on Monday morning on itsĀ  own campus at Aftabnagar, Dhaka. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid presided over the ceremony as theĀ …

gold

California couple strikes gold after finding $10 million in rare coins

A husband and wife are reveling in their good fortune after finding $10 million in rare gold coins buried on their property in Northern California. The gold country discovery is…

apple

Apple issues fix to reported OS X security hole

Apple has issued a fix to a flaw in its OS X operating system which previously left users vulnerable to security breaches while browsing online. A software update was released…

aided

Credit Suisse ‘aided’ US tax evaders

Credit Suisse “helped its US customers conceal their Swiss accounts” and avoid billions of dollars in American taxes, a report has alleged. It claims the bank opened Swiss accounts for…

uk

Ukraine ‘disbands elite Berkut anti-riot police’

Ukraine’s acting interior minister has said the elite Berkut police unit, blamed for the deaths of protesters, has been disbanded. It is unclear what will happen to Berkut officers but…

us

Ukraine is not caught in East-West battle, says US

US Secretary of State John Kerry has said Ukraine is not caught in a battle between East and West. Mr Kerry said it was not a zero-sum game and called…

uk

Ukrainian interim leader to complete government

Ukraine’s interim President Olexander Turchynov is due to form a unity government, days after the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. Senior Western diplomats are continuing talks in Kiev with the…