THE HAGUE: Dutch intelligence services have provided "crucial evidence" to US counterparts about Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, Dutch media reported Friday. After penetrating the network of Russian hackers known as Cozy Bear, the Dutch agents alerted US spy chiefs as they watched the Russians transfer "thousands" of Democratic Party emails ahead of the presidential vote. The Dutch national intelligence service (AIVD) had been watching the notorious group since 2014, according to the respected Volkskrant daily,…
NEWARK: Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Thursday, railing against the "politics of division" after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct confrontation with his White House successor since leaving office. Speaking at a rally in New Jersey to support the Democratic Party candidate for governor, the 56-year-old former president took aim at the fear and bitterness that marked the 2016 campaign which led to Donald Trump's presidency. "What we can't have is the same old politics of division that we have…
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said he did not know who was behind the hacking of U.S. Democratic Party organizations but the information uncovered was important, Bloomberg news agency reported on Friday.
PHILADELPHIA: The head of the Democratic Party resigned on Sunday amid a furore over embarrassing leaked emails, hoping to head off a growing rebellion by Bernie Sanders supporters on the eve of the convention to nominate Hillary Clinton for the White House.
WASHINGTON: U.S. President Barack Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton's White House bid on Thursday and called for the Democratic Party to unite behind her after a protracted battle with Bernie Sanders for the party nomination.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) has been ranked as the most undemocratic party of the country while the Jamaat-e-Islami has emerged as the most democratic, according to a survey report of Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat).