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British officials propose limited 5G role for China's Huawei - sources

23 Jan 2020

LONDON British officials have proposed granting Huawei a limited role in the UK's future 5G network, resisting U.S. calls for a complete ban over fears of Chinese spying, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

'Shot across the bow': U.S. steps up pressure on UK ahead of Huawei decision

08 Jan 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON The United States is making a final pitch to Britain ahead of a UK decision on whether to upgrade its telecoms network with Huawei equipment, amid threats to cut intelligence-sharing ties, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Indonesian army wields internet 'news' as a weapon in Papua

08 Jan 2020

JAKARTA/LONDON As Indonesia celebrated its National Heroes' Day last year, official military social media accounts lavished praise on Corporal Yunanto Nugroho for the "myriad awards he has won in the field of IT."

'Shot across the bow': U.S. increases pressure on UK ahead of key Huawei decision

08 Jan 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON The United States is making a final pitch to Britain ahead of a U.K. decision on whether to upgrade its telecoms network with Huawei equipment, amid threats to cut intelligence-sharing ties, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

RPT-INSIGHT-Indonesian army wields internet 'news' as a weapon in Papua

08 Jan 2020

JAKARTA/LONDON, Jan 8 As Indonesia celebrated its National Heroes' Day last year, official military social media accounts lavished praise on Corporal Yunanto Nugroho for the "myriad awards he has won in the field of IT."

'Shot across the bow': U.S. increases pressure on UK ahead of key Huawei decision

08 Jan 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON, Jan 8 The United States is making a final pitch to Britain ahead of a U.K. decision on whether to upgrade its telecoms network with Huawei equipment, amid threats to cut intelligence-sharing ties, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Leak of UK trade papers was well-planned, professional operation - sources

10 Dec 2019

LONDON Whoever leaked UK-U.S. trade papers online ahead of Britain's general election took extensive precautions to cover their tracks, which experts who suspect Russia was behind the effort say points to a professional and well-planned operation.

Leak of classified papers ahead of UK election tied to Russian operation - Reddit

07 Dec 2019

LONDON The leak and distribution of classified UK-U.S. trade documents online is tied to a previous Russian disinformation campaign, social media site Reddit said on Friday, fuelling fears that Moscow is seeking to interfere in Britain's upcoming election.

Leak of papers before UK election raises 'spectre of foreign influence' - experts

02 Dec 2019

LONDON The leak and distribution of classified British-U.S. trade documents online resembles a disinformation campaign uncovered this year that originated in Russia, according to experts who say it could signal foreign interference in Britain's election.

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