Obama vows action over Russia election hack as White House say Putin directly involved

Obama vows action over Russia election hack as White House say Putin directly involved

Barack Obama on Thursday said the United States would retaliate against Russian hacking after the White House accused Vladimir Putin of direct involvement in cyberattacks designed to influence the US election. The outgoing US president’s remarks dramatically upped the stakes in a dispute between the world’s leading nuclear powers over interference that may have swayed […]

Trial starts for men involved in Corsica beach brawl

Trial starts for men involved in Corsica beach brawl

The trial begins Thursday of five men involved in a violent brawl that injured five people and required 100 police officers to break up in a Corsican village in August. Lawyers have warned that “local tensions” could disrupt the proceedings. Franck Rastoul, chief prosecutor for Bastia where the trial is set to take place, denied […]

Pentagon says not involved in death of Syrian rebel leader

Pentagon says not involved in death of Syrian rebel leader

The Pentagon on Friday said it played no role in the death of Abu Omar Saraqeb, the commander of Syria’s largest rebel coalition, who was killed in an air strike near Aleppo. Saraqeb, the top military commander of the former al-Nusra Front, reportedly died when a strike hit a meeting of rebel leaders on Thursday. […]