Apple rushes out security update to plug spyware weakness
Apple has urged users to update the software on their iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and Macs to plug a security weakness that allowed for spyware infections. The vulnerability was discovered by researchers at the University of Toronto, who said it was the first "zero click" attack, where users don't have to click on a link or a file to be affected. Also today, we look at the French central bank's latest forecast, in which it warns a labour shortage could derail the economic recovery.
India ups security in Kashmir after death of politician Syed Ali Shah Geelani
The death of India-administered Kashmir's separatist politician Syed Ali Shah Geelani has prompted Indian authorities to clamp down on security in the restive region. Pakistan's PM saluted "his courageous struggle."
Ukraine boosts security for Belarus dissidents after Kyiv death
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy ordered a full investigation into the death of Vitaly Shishov after the activist was found dead in a Kyiv park. More dissidents were put on trial in Belarus this week.
Afghan president blames 'abrupt' US withdrawal for worsening security
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani blamed the country's deteriorating security Monday on Washington deciding "abruptly" to withdraw its troops. "The reason for our current situation is that the decision was taken abruptly," he told parliament, adding he had warned Washington the withdrawal would have "consequences".
Nigeria cracks down on separatists as security issues mount in the north
The arrest of another separatist activist wanted by Nigeria sends a clear message that President Buhari won't tolerate secessionist aspirations. But critics say there's much more at play than just arresting figureheads.
Japan warns Taiwan tensions pose 'regional security risk'
The Japanese government warned that the military balance between China and Taiwan was tilting in China's favor. Tokyo said the situation was critical to its national security.
Senate rejects Lauretta Onochie, confirms five nominees as INEC commissioners and more
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Nigeria won’t need external borrowings if foreign countries return Abacha loot, others –ICPC
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