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Taliban declares Afghanistan war over as president flees

The Taliban has declared the war in Afghanistan over after its fighters swept into the capital, Kabul, and President Ashraf Ghani fled the country. The streets of Kabul were quiet on Monday, but there were scenes of chaos and panic at the international airport as hundreds of Afghans desperate to leave the country flooded the tarmac. The … Continue reading Taliban declares Afghanistan war over as president flees

Opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema declared winner of Zambian Elections

Zambia's electoral commission has confirmed that last week's presidential election was won by the opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema. Mr Hichilema defeated his main rival, the outgoing President Edgar Lungu, by more than a million votes. It was Mr Hichilema's sixth attempt at winning the presidency. His supporters have been celebrating on the streets of the … Continue reading Opposition candidate Hakainde Hichilema declared winner of Zambian Elections

Hacker Wanted in the U.S. for Spreading Gozi Virus Arrested in Colombia

Colombian authorities on Wednesday said they have arrested a Romanian hacker who is wanted in the U.S. for distributing a virus that infected more than a million computers from 2007 to 2012. Mihai Ionut Paunescu (aka "Virus"), the individual in question, was detained at the El Dorado airport in Bogotá, the Office of the Attorney General … Continue reading Hacker Wanted in the U.S. for Spreading Gozi Virus Arrested in Colombia