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The Netherlands is in a 'cyberwar' with Russia, Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld told Dutch television Sunday, speaking in the wake of an alleged hacking attempt by four Russians in The Hague.
Researchers from investigative collective Bellingcat claim they have identified the second suspect involved in the Skripal poisoning case.
Russian authorities have identified the two people suspected by London of poisoning Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.
The Kremlin denied that Russia was in any way involved in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter, describing British accusations that an attack had been approved by senior Russian officials as “unacceptable”.
Britain and Russia traded a volley of words at the UN Security Council, with the UK presenting “evidence” that Russia carried out the Salisbury chemical attack in March.
Moscow on Thursday said Britain's claim that the Kremlin bears ultimate responsibility for a nerve agent attack on a former spy in England was "unacceptable".
British prosecutors have charged two Russian men for a nerve agent attack on a former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the city of Salisbury earlier this year.
The United States imposed new sanctions on Russia Monday over the attempted assassination of a former spy in Britain using a lethal nerve agent.
Russia has repeatedly denied responsibility for the attack, and Russia’s embassy in Washington said in a statement that Washington’s findings against it in the case were not backed by evidence.
British police say they believe they found the source of a nerve agent that killed a woman this week in southwest England and left her partner critically ill in hospital.
British police say a woman who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok in southern England has died.
Britain is foolish if it believes Russia staged a new nerve agent attack in England in the middle of the soccer World Cup, Russia’s embassy to the Netherlands wrote on social media on Thursday.
British police have confirmed that two people critically ill in hospital in southern England have been exposed to the nerve agent Novichok - the same substance that poisoned a former Russian spy and his daughter earlier this year.
British police have declared a major incident after it said two people in critical condition may have been exposed to an unknown substance near the southern English town of Salisbury.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday dismissed criticism by the Group of 7 nations as “creative babbling” and said it was time to start cooperating again.
President Vladimir Putin on Monday downplayed suggestions Russia was seeking to disrupt the European Union’s cohesion, saying it was in his country’s interests for the bloc to remain “united and prosperous”.
Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.
No fewer than 8,000 prospective couples have joined the queue and undergoing screening to participate in Kano state-sponsored mass wedding.
The Nigerian Army female team has emerged the overall first winner of the third edition of the West African Military Semi-Marathon Tournament that took place at Niamey, Niger Republic.
India’s first semi-high speed train, the Vande Bharat Express, broke down on Saturday, one day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged it off.
The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal against the June 27, 2016 decision of the Court of Appeal, Enugu granting the people of Umuagama village (Ukwulu) and Oranto/Akpu village (Ukpo) in Anambra State the right of ownership over a disputed parcel of land that had pitched them against their neighbours in Okpuloji Abba Town.
Ohaneze Ndigbo, a pan Igbo socio-cultural group has urged eligible voters in the South East and South-South to come out en masse and vote their choice candidates during the Presidential/National Assembly elections on Saturday.
A 26-year-old man has been lynched by a mob in Odo-Olowu, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos, over allegation of robbery raised by some miscreants.
Barcelona will hope to reassert their authority in the title race on Saturday after a stuttering spell has given Real Madrid fresh hope in La Liga.
President of the Nigeria Referees Association, Tade Azeez, on Monday described the death of Taiwo Ogunjobi, a former Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary, as an irreparable loss.
The National Association of Microfinance Banks, NAMB, has called for a full implementation of the National Microfinance Policy, NMP, in the application of intervention funds.