Trump, Biden targeted by Russia, China and Iran hackers: Microsoft
17 September 2020 | 10:55 am
Russian, Chinese and Iranian hackers have targeted US electoral campaigns less than two months before the vote. Experts said the operations were likely aimed at intelligence gathering as opposed to election meddling.
Since February 4th when the "Chinese spy balloon" was shot down in American airspace, several videos have emerged claiming to show "unidentified flying objects" in many international skies. We spoke to a UFO and sky anomalies expert about how Beijing's balloon sparked this type of misinformation, in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
Despite 44 years of propaganda and systematic attempts at brainwashing in all educational institutions, the Iranian regime has failed to prevent women from rising up against the clerical establishment.
Iranian women filmmakers struggle under violence and oppression. Their films show the truth about the lives of women in the country.
Ukraine's military said it shot down many drones and missiles during the biggest wave of attacks in a month. Pope Francis says the conflict was fuelled by Russia and "empires from elsewhere." Follow DW for more.
Police in Moldova say they have arrested members of a Moscow-orchestrated network that was seeking to destabilize the former Soviet country.
The court dismissed complaints from the Russian oil giant questioning the legality of the takeover. At the time, Rosneft accounted for some 12% of Germany's oil refining capacity.
Polish counterintelligence has crushed a Russian spy ring, Poland's Defense Minister said. The spies had hidden cameras in the southeast of the country, which has become a major hub for arms shipments to Ukraine.
While fallout between the US and Russia over the downing of a US drone continues, NATO is taking a cautious stance over the incidents involving Russian aircraft.
Russian attempts to assault the eastern Ukrainian town of Vuhledar have slowed, according to British intelligence. Meanwhile, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced more arms deliveries to Ukraine. DW has the latest.
After Vladimir Putin suggested Turkey could be a hub for Russian gas deliveries, the idea ignited enthusiasm in Turkey. But technical and political challenges may undermine Erdogan's energy ambitions.
The US indictment against a Russian in custody in Brazil accused of trying to infiltrate the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a spy could spark an extradition clash. Russia wants him on supposed drugs charges, too.
FRANCE 24 spoke to Artur Smolyaninov, a well-known Russian actor. Once acclaimed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, he has now been designated a foreign agent by Russia and forced to flee his country. Our guest explains why he has publicly opposed the war in Ukraine and even vowed to fight on Ukraine's side: Ukrainians "are fighting for their freedom".
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