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MI5 head warns Russian Federation is being "increasingly aggressive" to the west

U.K. Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced Tuesday a $2.3 billion boost in the country's cyber security defenses, coinciding with Parker's warnings about Russian Federation. Mr Parker also warned about the threat posed by home-grown terrorists. "The threat level is severe and that means likely", Mr Parker told the Guardian .


Syrian State Media Says Terrorists Fired Poison Gas in Aleppo

Syrian State Media Says Terrorists Fired Poison Gas in Aleppo

In a statement on Monday, the Army and Armed Forces High Command said rebels had targeted schools and civilians, fired 20 poison gas canisters, 50 Grad rockets and ignited 48 fires. "It's only a matter of time and we will announce its liberation", a fighter from Failaq al-Sham, Abu al- Ansari, reportedly said in a Whatsapp message.


UK Home Secretary rejects inquiry into Orgreave clash

UK Home Secretary rejects inquiry into Orgreave clash

She said she did not believe there was "sufficient basis.to instigate either a statutory inquiry or an independent review". About 6,000 officers drawn from forces across the country, with riot gear, horses and dogs, policed a miners' picket at Orgreave coking works in June 1984.



Obama reveals private living areas of White House

Similarly, the current White House Instagram will be archived at @ObamaWhiteHouse and the Facebook page at the URL Facebook.com/ObamaWhiteHouse. "The incoming White House will receive the WhiteHouse.gov domain and all content that has been posted to WhiteHouse.gov during the Obama administration will be archived with the National Archives and Records Administration ", Schulman said .



Iraqi forces begin assault on Mosul district with artillery

The assertions come hours after the army's Joint Operations Command announced the launch of the second phase of the campaign - now in its third week - to retake the city from the Daesh terrorist group. It's the biggest military operation in Iraq since the US -led invasion of Iraq 13 years ago. If the forces enter the neighborhood, it will be the first time Iraqi troops set foot in Mosul in over two years, after they were driven out by a much smaller force of IS extremists in 2014.