Donald Trump tries to clarify Ukraine comments Putin, as Trump’s critics quickly pointed out, is already very much in Ukraine: Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula with armed men in March 2014. Most countries, including the U.S., still recognize Crimea as sovereign Ukraine territory.

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  • Donald Trump tries to clarify Ukraine comments

    Putin, as Trump’s critics quickly pointed out, is already very much in Ukraine: Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula with armed men in March 2014. Most countries, including the U.S., still recognize Crimea as sovereign Ukraine territory.

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  • Nigerian behind $60 mn online fraud network arrested: Interpol
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    Nigerian behind $60 mn online fraud network arrested: Interpol

    A Nigerian behind an online fraud network which engineered scams worth more than $60 million (54 million euros) has been arrested in southern oil city of Port Harcourt, Interpol said on Monday. “In one case, a target was conned into paying out $15.4 million,” Interpol said, indicating that the arrest was carried out with the support of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The suspect ran a network of at least 40 people working from Nigeria, Malaysia and South Africa which used malware and carried out the fraud, and he also had money laundering contacts in China, Europe and the US who provided bank account details for the illicit cash flow.

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  • Libyan forces wary of Islamic State redoubt despite U.S. support
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    Reuters

    Libyan forces wary of Islamic State redoubt despite U.S. support

    By Aidan Lewis and Goran Tomasevic SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) – A day after the United States began a formal campaign of air strikes against Islamic State’s stronghold in Libya, anti-IS fighters welcomed Washington’s involvement but remained wary of advancing for fear of mines and snipers. The initial U.S. strikes on Monday targeted a tank and two vehicles in Sirte, where the ultra-hardline militants are encircled in the heart of what has become an important base for the group beyond its self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria. “If the United States is serious about these air strikes we are very pleased, and it will help us on the ground,” said Husam Bakoush, a fighter with the Marsa brigade.

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