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France probes threats against Russian prison rights activist

Sep. 20, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French authorities are investigating death threats against a Russian rights activist who exposes abuses in Russian prisons and says he was the target of a possible assassination attempt at his home in France. Vladimir Osechkin, founder of prisoners' rights group...

US scoffs as Bosnian Serb leader claims he can spy on US

Sep. 15, 2022 09:34 AM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo on Thursday described claims by the Bosnian Serb leader that his security services are eavesdropping on the American ambassador to Sarajevo as “blustering" and added that his separatist policies are “gambling” with the future...

Montenegro wrestles with massive cyberattack, Russia blamed

Sep. 12, 2022 06:58 AM EDT

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — At the government headquarters in NATO-member Montenegro, the computers are unplugged, the internet is switched off and the state's main websites are down. The blackout comes amid a massive cyberattack against the small Balkan state which officials say bears the...

US: Russian military facing 'severe manpower shortages'

Aug. 31, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia is suffering “severe manpower shortages” in its 6-month-old war with Ukraine and has become more desperate in its efforts to find new troops to send to the front lines, according to a new American intelligence finding disclosed Wednesday. Russia is...

Ordinary Japanese 'salarymen' reach TikTok stardom

Aug. 26, 2022 04:11 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — They’re your run-of-the-mill “salarymen,” as company workers in Japan are called — hard-working, friendly and, well, rather regular. But the chief executive and general manager at a tiny Japanese security company are among the nation’s biggest TikTok stars,...

Suit: Brink's driver asleep during California jewelry heist

Aug. 23, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the drivers of a Brink’s tractor-trailer was asleep inside the big rig, parked near a remote Southern California rest stop earlier this summer, when thieves broke a lock and stole millions of dollars worth of jewelry and gemstones, according to a lawsuit filed by the...

French backpacker missing in Egypt for a year back in Paris

Aug. 16, 2022 10:51 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A French backpacker who had gone missing in Egypt a year ago has safely returned home to Paris, a lawyer representing his family said on Tuesday. It’s not clear what happened over the past year to Yann Bourdon, whose family had speculated that he might have been...

Security firm finds flaws in Indian online insurance broker

Aug. 10, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Last month, a cybersecurity startup told a major Indian online insurance brokerage it had found critical vulnerabilities in the company’s internet-facing network that could expose sensitive personal and financial data from at least 11 million customers to malicious hackers. ...

Greek PM 'unaware' of prominent politician's wiretap

Aug. 08, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister said Monday he was unaware that the country’s intelligence service had been bugging an opposition politician's mobile phone for three months, insisting that he wouldn't have allowed it had he known. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who faces...

US firm: Likely Iranian threat actor in Albania cyberattack

Aug. 04, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A cyberattack that temporarily shut down numerous Albanian government digital services and websites in mid-July was likely the work of pro-Iranian hackers seeking to disrupt an Iranian opposition group's conference in Albania, a leading U.S. cybersecurity firm said...