Russian cult leader nicknamed ‘Jesus of Siberia’ arrested
26 September 2020 | 11:03 am
Russia arrests a Siberian cult leader who claims to be the reincarnation of Jesus along with his top aides, in an operation involving armed troops and aircraft.
27 Oct 2021
The Russian-based hacking group behind the so-called SolarWinds cyberattacks has targeted more US-based computer systems. US tech giant Microsoft said it had documented a flurry of activity over the summer.
28 Oct 2021
Kfir L. is suspected of stealing millions of euros from hundreds of unsuspecting victims via a fake online trading platform.
4 Nov 2021
Martin Luther King III, son of the iconic civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King Jr, was arrested while protesting for voting rights in front of the White House on Wednesday as the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act was blocked in the US Senate. He and scores of other protesters were detained before later being released. The reasons for the arrests remain unclear. The 13-year-old granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr, Yolanda King, gave a speech at the rally.
13 Nov 2021
Investigators from four European countries have made arrests in raids targeting groups behind ransomware attacks, Europol says. The suspects are accused of carrying out some 7,000 cyberattacks.
14 Nov 2021
Police suspect the three men of killing a German violin craftsman and his teenage daughter last month. Authorities say the killings were very likely connected to Stradivarius violins he was repairing.
16 Nov 2021
Western allies have voiced increasing alarm over recent Russian troop movements near the country's border with Ukraine. Kiev said there are nearly 100,000 Russian soldiers in the region.
21 Nov 2021
Al-Musallami al-Kabbashi was arrested from his home in Sudan, according to the Qatari network, a day after mass protests across the country against last month's military coup.
16 Nov 2021
The military alliance has urged Russia to be "transparent about its military capabilities" on its border with Ukraine. Meanwhile, Germany has called on Moscow to exercise "restraint."
28 Nov 2021
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the incursion off its east coast lasted roughly 10 minutes. Beijing later said the warplanes entering South Korea's air defense identification zone was part of an exercise.
24 Nov 2021
India's counter-terrorism investigating agency arrested Khurram Parvez, one of the best known activists in Kashmir. He faces several charges, including terror funding.
30 Nov 2021
Can NATO strike the right balance of force and diplomatic fortitude to make the Kremlin back off? Aboard the British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, Teri Schultz tees up a key meeting of foreign ministers in Riga.
5 Dec 2021
Since France began its military withdrawal from Mali, many social media posts have been misleading. Reports assert that Mali is negotiating with the Russian private military company Wagner. One photo on Facebook from November 10 claims that a Wagner military instructor is training Malian soldiers. Another photo from November 20 claims that Mali received a delivery of military equipment from Russia. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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