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  • Tech and digital start-ups needed for the oil & gas industry

    April 4, 2018

    The oil & gas industry is currently undergoing a digital transformation, and the interest in emerging technologies and the latest developments is ever-growing. The variety of solutions is overwhelmingly wide, ranging from robotics, artificial intelligence and IoT, to data analytics and many more. Digital technologies such as big data analytics, AI, and cloud-enabled mobility allow companies ...

  • Global experts gather at SCTX18 to fight war on terror

    April 3, 2018

    3rd April 2018 – Since the breakup of the caliphate in Syria, the terrorist threat has evolved as extremists now remain in their home countries and look to launch attacks from inside their borders. This has presented those tasked with protecting nations, businesses and the public with new challenges as security forces constantly fight to stay one ...

  • Subway trains collide in western German city, over 20 hurt

    April 3, 2018

    One subway train ran into another in the western German city of Duisburg on Tuesday, leaving two people seriously injured and many others slightly hurt, authorities said. The fire service said about 20 people sustained light injuries in the accident, the German news agency dpa reported. Doctors checked another 15 people who didn’t sustain physical injuries. Read ...

  • Anti-drone guns and jets deployed in Gold Coast security blitz

    April 3, 2018

    Fighter jets and anti-drone guns will be deployed as part of a massive security operation to safeguard the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games which start on Wednesday. Organisers said on Tuesday they had no “specific intelligence” of any threats to the Games but authorities remain on high alert in the glitzy coastal strip where over 600,000 people ...

  • Investigation into 2017 St. Petersburg terrorist attack in final stage – agency

    April 3, 2018

    The criminal investigation into the terrorist attack in the St. Petersburg Metro on April 3 last year is in the final stage, the Russian Investigative Committee (SKR) said on Tuesday. The SKR’s main directorate for the investigation of especially important cases, together with the Federal Security Service (FSB), have managed to establish the whole chain ...

  • Yemen Rebels Strike Saudi Oil Tanker

    April 3, 2018

    Yemen’s Houthis attacked and damaged a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea on Tuesday, striking at the economic engine of an adversary that has waged a three-year war against the rebels. The afternoon attack near the Houthi-controlled Red Sea port of Hodeidah put a hole in the side of the tanker, according to photos posted ...

  • Porton Down experts unable to identify ‘precise source’ of novichok that poisoned spy

    April 3, 2018

    Scientists from Porton Down have not been able to establish where the novichok nerve agent used to poison Sergei and Yulia Skripal was made. Gary Aitkenhead, chief executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down, told Sky News they were not yet able to prove it was made in Russia. He said: “We ...

  • Energy Transfer Says ‘Cyber Attack’ Shut Pipeline Data System

    April 3, 2018

    A cyber attack that hobbled the electronic communication system used by a major U.S. pipeline network has been overcome. Energy Transfer Partners LP was confident that, after 6 p.m. New York time on Monday, files could safely be exchanged through the EDI platform provided by third-party Energy Services Group LLC, the pipeline company said in a notice. ...

  • Police attacked at Easter Parade in Derry/Londonderry

    April 2, 2018

    Chief Inspector Ivor Morton said: “In relation to today’s event in Derry/Londonderry we attempted to engage with the organisers of the parade over a period of time in a bid to facilitate their event within the law. The organisers declined to enter into any discussions with Police on this matter. The organisers also stated in the run-up ...

  • Kuwaiti, U.S. EOD techs conduct challenging training lanes

    April 2, 2018

    Explosive ordnance disposal technicians with the Kuwait Land Forces and the U.S. Army trained together March 22, 2018, at Gerber Training Area near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, in order to improve both countries’ ability to counter improvised explosive devices during terror attacks in cities. Kuwaiti officers led the way through the training lanes, using their tactics, techniques, ...

  • Stansted Airport fire: Flights resume after severe disruption

    March 31, 2018

    Flights departing from Stansted Airport are operating as normal after a large fire broke out on a bus. The airport had cancelled all departing flights until midnight on Friday after an electrical fault caused the passenger shuttle bus outside the building to catch fire. Passengers were told to leave the area and advised to re-book flights. Read more… Source: ...

  • Russia to UK: Explain search of our plane or we may search your passenger planes

    March 31, 2018

    Russia’s Ministry of Transport said on Saturday that Moscow would demand an official explanation from Britain for why a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane had been subjected to a search at Heathrow airport on Friday. The Russian embassy in Britain complained about the search at the time. On Saturday, the Ministry of Transport said it wanted to know ...


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