Hilary Uguru, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 9:21am
Community leaders in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta are voicing support for a new group of violent militants, saying their demands for a greater share of oil wealth match the aspirations of local people to protest decades of abuse and pollution.
Cybersecurity researchers said North Korea might be connected to a recent attack that resulted in the theft of over $100 million from the Bangladeshi central bank and the attempted thefts of millions more from other Asian banks.
Libya's cash-strapped eastern central bank has printed its own notes, overcoming initial opposition from the U.N.-backed western government but sparking concern at the divided country's ability to develop coherent monetary and economic policies.
Erika Kinetz and Desmond Butler, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 7:41am
In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted.