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World 17.5.2017 02:10 pm

Ukraine’s presidency says website attacked by Russia

IT specialists and Western governments are rarely able to pin a hacking attack directly on the Kremlin but often accuse groups close to the Russian government.

The Ukrainian presidency said its website had been attacked by Russia in apparent retaliation for Kiev’s decision to block prominent Moscow-based social networks.

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Thousands demonstrate in Greece in general strike over new cuts

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Putin ‘ready to provide recording’ of Lavrov-Trump exchange

Although Putin used the Russian word for audio recording at the press conference, his foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov said that ‘audio is not made’.
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World’s most famous movie house turns 90

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Macron puts finishing touch to new-look French Cabinet

Macron has said half his ministers will be women and that some will be high achievers in business, academia, the civil service or the NGO world.
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Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to share info with Russia

Trump wrote that he was motivated by ‘humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism’.
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‘Too early’ to say if N. Korea behind cyberattacks

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Trump accused of divulging top secret intelligence to Russians

It is alleged he described details about an Islamic State terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on airplanes, revealing the city where the information was gathered.
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Albino orangutan named ‘Alba’ after global appeal

The name means ‘dawn’ in Spanish and ‘white’ in Latin, and the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation said the choice carried great significance.
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Putin says Russia has nothing to do with cyberattack

The US has accused Russia in the past of mounting several cyberattacks.
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Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak

Doctors Without Borders expressed fears that health authorities alone will not be able to deal with the outbreak.