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Arsenal’s Mesut Özil and Sead Kolašinac reportedly victims of attempted robbery

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Two Arsenal Football Club players appear to have been subject to an attempted robbery in London on Thursday. A video on social media purports to show Mesut Özil and Sead Kolašinac being approached by would-be robbers. CNN has not been able to independently authenticate the video. When asked to comment on the incident, an Arsenal spokesman said only that “Both Mesut and Sead are fine.” London’s Metropolitan Police Service released…

Arsenal faces Chelsea in Europa League final

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Arsenal and Chelsea are gearing up to play a London derby far from home in the Europa League final. Playing three time zones and 2,460 miles (4,000 kilometers) from London in Azerbaijan, the game offers Arsenal coach Unai Emery the chance to win a record fourth Europa League title. It could be his Chelsea counterpart Maurizio Sarri’s last game with the team after he refused to rule himself out of…

Ukraine acts to increase protection of ammunition depots after one in flames

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has tightened security at ammunition depots and arsenals across Ukraine, Ukrainian news agency UNIAN reported. On Tuesday, October 9, about 10,000 people were taken to safety after a fire and explosions hit a Ukrainian Defence Ministry ammunition depot 176 kilometres to the east of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv early on Tuesday. In the morning of Wednesday, October 10, emergency services…

US is waking up to the deadly threat of cyber war

By David A. Andelman on Monday, May 7, 2018

The American military is recognizing that the cyber battlefield can be every bit as lethal as the traditional one. It can target systems from nuclear power plants to emergency responders — certainly, a threat to our way of life — as any device manufactured to kill soldiers, sailors, or marines, can bring down planes or sink ships. The question is whether we are doing enough, quickly enough, to counter the…