Italian Ambassador to Democratic Republic of the Congo Killed after UN Convoy was Ambushed by Gunmen

Luca Attanasio, the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and two companions were killed in an attack on a United Nations convoy in eastern DRC. Attanasio, a military policeman, and a driver were attacked at around 10:15 …

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Nigerian Senate Asks President to Declare State of Emergency Following Student Abductions

The Nigerian Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency across the country in response to the recent student kidnapping at the Government Science College in Kagara, Niger State. The demand was part of the Senate’s …

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Bitcoin Miners Steal $2 Million of Electricity in Malaysia

Police in Johor, Malaysia have arrested seven suspects from a bitcoin mining syndicate that allegedly stole  RM8.6 million ($2m) worth of electricity from the Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB). The syndicate has allegedly been altering electrical meters to make their locations …

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Report: 55% Of Cryptocurrency Money Laundering Activity Linked To 270 Blockchain Addresses

Blockchain Analysis Company Chainalysis reported that A small group of 270 addresses drive over 50% of cryptocurrency laundering activity. There was also a smaller group of 24 addresses that received over $500 million worth of illicit cryptocurrency. Overall the addresses …

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