Iran ‘plotting assassination of US ambassador to South Africa' in revenge

Iran ‘plotting assassination of US ambassador to South Africa' in revenge

The Iranian government plans to murder the US ambassador to South Africa in retaliation for the murder of one of its top generals earlier this year, it has been reported. US intelligence officials say the threat against Lana Marks has increased in recent months, with…

Kim Jong-il's ex-bodyguard pleas for asylum as he fears kidnap in South Korea

Kim Jong-il's ex-bodyguard pleas for asylum as he fears kidnap in South Korea

The late Kim Jong-il’s former bodyguard is desperate to seek asylum as he fears he will be kidnapped in South Korea. Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board has made a decision to deny asylum to the ex-bodyguard, which means he could be deported. Lee Young-guk, 57,…

The US South could save money by cleaning up its power grid

The US South could save money by cleaning up its power grid

Public understanding of clean energy has not kept up with reality. The popular perception is still that clean energy is virtuous but expensive and unreliable, that it needs special favors to compete in the marketplace. In fact, in a growing number of places, the inverse…

Unstaffed South Korean Stores to Use Blockchain ID Authentication

Unstaffed South Korean Stores to Use Blockchain ID Authentication

Source: Adobe/thanakorn New unstaffed convenience stores in South Korea will make use of blockchain-powered ID solutions – after major domestic blockchain firm Coinplug sealed a deal with a retail operator HP Retail and security provider Cubox. Per iNews24, the firms will make use of Coinplug’s…

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