The discovery of sophisticated spyware to infiltrate and remotely take control of iPhones put a spotlight on Israel's surveillance industry.
Police in central India are sticking glow-in-the-dark strips on the horns of stray cattle to prevent motorists from crashing into them.
Police in Bangkok announced a crackdown against Thai drivers playing Pokemon Go.
British holidaymakers spent hours sweating in their cars as 15-hour queues snaked back from the port of Dover on Sunday.
Germany issued a 10-year bond at a negative interest for the first time with a yield of minus 0.05 percent.
Residents of a border district in China's mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang must now provide DNA samples when applying for passports.
Has encryption technology given the bad guys a way to operate in the dark? Or has the new tech age gifted law enforcement with unprecedented surveillance powers?
Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.
The Brussels attacks have pushed security to the forefront of Britain's EU referendum campaign this week, as intelligence experts came out of the shadows to press the benefits and disadvantages of membership.
Wars are no longer the same they used to be. Now they are hybrids of economic, political, informational, internal and other wars, and the army has to adjust to the new specifics: Nursultan Nazarbayev.
China adopted its first counter-terrorism law Sunday: its provisions may tighten media controls and threaten the intellectual property of foreign firms.
According to Senior Research Fellow at the Kazakhstani Institute of Strategic Studies Dauren Aben, Kazakhstan needs to increase security at its nuclear facilities to safeguard them from the ISIS.
Turkish Internet servers are suffering a powerful cyber attack from abroad, slowing banking services and fanning fears.
Turkmenistan hailed on Wednesday the completion of a $2.5 billion gas pipeline connecting its abundant eastern gas fields to the Caspian Sea while potentially expanding Europe's energy security options.
Brussels will remain at the highest possible alert level on Monday with schools and metros closed over a "serious and imminent" security threat similar to the Paris attacks.
France revealed it will spend an extra 600 million euros ($641 million) next year to ramp up security after the Paris attacks.
Anti-secrecy campaign group WikiLeaks published an initial tranche of documents it said were from the personal email account of CIA Director John Brennan.
US President Barack Obama will deploy up to 300 military personnel to Cameroon for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations against militant Boko Haram insurgents.
Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev took part in CSTO Collective Security Council meeting to discuss countering terrorist threats.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a toughening of the penalties for stone throwers, following a third day of clashes between Palestinians and security forces.
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