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Russia’s outside service has cautioned Donald Trump that his forced one-sided authorizes on Iran are destined to come up short, saying there is no place for debilitating and forceful talk in universal discretion.

In an announcement, the service said Mr Trump’s choice to de-guarantee a worldwide arrangement on Iran’s atomic program would not directly affect execution of the understanding, however that it ran counter to its soul.

The service said that, whatever the US position, there could be no arrival to forcing United Nations endorses on Iran.

Trump’s declaration “by and by underlines the forbidden nature of utilizing forceful and undermining talk in worldwide relations,” Russia’s remote service said in an announcement

“We expect that this progression won’t directly affect the advance of usage of the assentions, albeit, plainly, it doesn’t compare to the soul and letter,” of the atomic arrangement.

Iran was entirely complying with the terms of the arrangement, and the understanding was at that point making a commitment to making the world more secure, it included.

“In any occasion, paying little respect to the choices of individual gatherings to the understanding, it isn’t conceivable to come back to a circumstance which beforehand existed around the Iranian atomic program,” the announcement said. “Specifically, there can be no discussion of a reestablishment of approvals through the U.N. Security Council.”

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Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends an extended meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State at a conference centre of the Radisson Blu Resort hotel.

“Russia stays focused on … (the Iran atomic arrangement), needs it to be protected and will keep on fulfilling every one of its commitments under the arrangement. We approach the various members to do likewise,” the service said.

Mr Trump has declared that if Congress does not think of palatable changes to the Iran atomic arrangement in a “short” timeframe then he is set up to “end” it.

The President said he was “exceptionally troubled with Iran” and that the nation “needs to act much in an unexpected way”.

He did however say he was not pulling back from the arrangement but rather has requested that Congress roll out improvements.

Congress will now have 60 days to choose whether to establish the understanding’s past approvals back, alter them or do nothing. Any choice to re-force assents would consequently slaughter America’s investment in the arrangement.

The two safeguards of the Iran atomic arrangement and commentators are probably going to be disappointed by Mr Trump’s choice.

The individuals who bolster the arrangement trust Mr Trump’s turn will harm US believability in future universal transactions, while rivals figure he doesn’t go sufficiently far in disentangling the understanding.

“We see the Paris Agreement of April 2016 as a dependable worldwide lawful structure for an enduring atmosphere settlement and expect to do our best to encourage its execution,” Putin composed.

He included that Russia had surpassed its responsibilities under the past accord, the Kyoto Protocol, and had along these lines “adjusted” for other nations’ discharges.

The United States never joined to that understanding.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, a canine sweetheart, got a best breed puppy as an overdue birthday present on Wednesday from Turkmenistan’s leader who is quick to recoup lost Russian markets for Turkmen gas.

“We have a typical companion – this is the world’s extraordinary alabai canine. Furthermore, today I carried this little alabai with me,” President Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov said before chats with Putin, hauling the pup out from a versatile enclosure and holding it up by the scruff of its neck.

The alabai is a home-reared Turkmen assortment of the Central Asian shepherd canine. Alongside the high quality rugs and the antiquated Akhal Teke type of race steeds, it is authoritatively recorded as a feature of Turkmenistan’s national legacy.

Rich and cuddly when they are youthful, alabai mutts develop into furious shepherd puppies, courageous in warding off wolves yet additionally in managing human outsiders.

Berdymukhamedov, a showy previous dental specialist whose interests go from wear autos to honorable steeds, appreciates an identity religion and dictatorial powers in his forsake country which sits on the world’s fourth-biggest gaseous petrol holds.

The two men held talks at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, on the sidelines of a summit of ex-Soviet states, with the Turkmen side quick to see a conceivable resumption of gaseous petrol fares to Russia.

Russia, once the fundamental purchaser of Turkmen gas, quit purchasing the fuel a year ago because of a value question. China, with its developing craving for vitality, is presently the primary market for Turkmen gas.

Some other outside pioneers including those of Japan and Bulgaria have additionally given Putin puppies of uncommon breeds as blessings.

TV scope demonstrated a charmed Putin, who commended his 65th birthday celebration on October 7, holding and kissing the pooch, named Verny, or “Dependable” in Russian, amid a meeting in Sochi, Russia.

The alabai, a best Turkmen-reared assortment of the Central Asian shepherd canine, joins the Kremlin’s developing pet hotel.

Outside pioneers from Japan and Bulgaria have likewise skilled Putin puppies, yet the President’s most adored canine was a dark Labrador named Koni, a present from Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

“To the extent awful states of mind go,” Putin said once, “obviously I have them like some other individual, however in those cases I attempt to counsel with my puppy Koni – she gives me a word of wisdom.”

Koni was celebrated for startling German Chancellor Angela Merkel amid a meeting in 2007. Photographs of the meeting demonstrated Merkel, who was once assaulted by a pooch, looking uncertain as Koni drew closer.

Putin told a magazine numerous years after the fact: “When I discovered that she doesn’t care for puppies, obviously I apologized.” Some of the German press corps thought it had been a consider ploy to scare Merkel.

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Germany’s Angela Merkel watches uneasily as Putin’s dog Koni approaches in 2007.

A year ago, Putin presented another of his canines, a substantial Akita called Yume, to Japanese columnists at the Kremlin. They grinned carefully as Yume’s yelping resonated around the lobby, before Putin quieted her with a few treats.

“You were on the whole correct to take alert,” Putin said reassuringly to the writers. “Yume is a simple pooch.”

Yume, which implies Dream, had been a blessing from Japan in a debt of gratitude is in order for Russian help after the 2011 seismic tremor.

In 2013, Putin was captured coming in the snow with Yume and a Karakachin pooch called Buffy that he was given by the Bulgarian President.

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Putin plays with his dog Yume before an interview with Japanese media.

Karakachins are huge Bulgarian sheep pooches that resemble Saint Bernards.

The Russian pioneer’s pooches are generally enormous, mirroring his intense person picture. Previous US President George W. Hedge reviews Putin criticizing the Bushes’ puppy Barney, a little Scottish Terrier.

Shrub reviewed Putin saying: “You call that a puppy?”

After a year, he went to visit Putin at his dacha outside Moscow. As Bush described in his journal, “Choice Point,” “A major dark Labrador [Koni] came charging over the garden. With a twinkle in his eye, Vladimir stated, ‘Greater, more grounded, quicker than Barney.’ ”

Shrub composed that he’d recounted the story to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who answered: “You’re fortunate he just demonstrated to you his puppy.”

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The arrival of an Airbus A380 is dependably an incredible sight. Be that as it may, when the world’s biggest traveler fly grounds amid a windstorm, it makes for must-see video.

That was the scene caught by a planespotter in Dusseldorf, Germany, prior this week, and it’s since turned into a web sensation since it was presented on YouTube.

In the video, an Emirates aircraft A380 can be seen wobbling in the breeze as it approaches the runway. At that point the twofold decked jetliner makes a hard landing, seeming to make a brisk skip before swerving forward and backward as it picks up footing on the runway.

The video, presented on YouTube by client “Cargospotter,” has been seen more than 5.1 million times since Thursday (Oct. 5).

“I have taped a couple of thousand crosswind arrivals at a few air terminals in Europe inside the previous years, yet this Airbus A380 crosswind landing was to a great degree hard and remarkable,” Cargospotter wrote in a post going with the video.

“At first it resembled a really typical crosswind approach however after touchdown the pilots endeavored to line up with the runway which looked truly unbelievable. I have never observed such a colossal response of a plane after a touchdown. You can see that the pilots attempted to line up with the runway by utilizing the tail rudder and fortunately it worked out,” Cargospotter included.

The A380 is the world’s biggest traveler stream, equipped for seating more than 600 travelers, contingent upon how it’s seating design is arranged.

Emirates is by a long shot the world’s biggest administrator of the fly. It has about 100 in its armada, with different arrangements seating in the vicinity of 489 and 615 travelers.

That was the scene caught by a planespotter in Dusseldorf, Germany, prior this week, and it’s since turned into a web sensation since it was presented on YouTube.

In the video, an Emirates aircraft A380 can be seen wobbling in the breeze as it approaches the runway. At that point the twofold decked jetliner makes a hard landing, seeming to make a speedy skip before swerving forward and backward as it picks up footing on the runway.

Assuming this is the case, you can enjoy your interest thank to two recordings discharged by Emirates carrier amid the previous week. Emirates, obviously, is the world’s biggest administrator of the Airbus A380 superjumbo stream.

The most recent video is from Sunday. It demonstrates a period pass of Emirates applying a unique Los Angeles Dodgers logo to one of its A380s. The 45-second clasp comes as Dubai-based Emirates advances a moment day by day Los Angeles flight, which started July 1.

Be that as it may, Emirates revealed a much more-complete video on Wednesday (June 29). That time-pass cut demonstrates a group of 34 representatives on an about 15-day push to repaint one of the 80 A380s in its armada.

The gigantic nose-to-tail paint work took about 6,000 worker hours and seven layers of paint measuring more than 2,400 pounds. What’s more, trust it or not, Emirates says the 15-day turnaround time was an organization record. The makeover was finished in four phases, beginning with setting up the flying machine and covering certain territories to shield them from paint, stripping the current paint and sanding the greater part of the outside surfaces previously at last beginning to repaint it.

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North Korean pioneer Kim Jong Un said his atomic weapons are an “intense impediment” which ensure North Korea’s sway, state media provided details regarding Sunday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said “just a single thing will work” in managing the disconnected nation.

Trump did not clarify to what he was alluding, but rather his remarks appeared to be a further proposal that military activity was at the forefront of his thoughts.

In a discourse to a meeting of the intense Central Committee of the decision Workers’ Party on Saturday, a day prior to Trump’s latest remarks, state media said Kim had tended to the “entangled worldwide circumstance”.

North Korea’s atomic weapons are a “capable hindrance immovably shielding the peace and security in the Korean landmass and Northeast Asia,” Kim stated, alluding to the “extended atomic dangers of the U.S. colonialists.”

As of late, North Korea has propelled two rockets over Japan and led its 6th atomic test, and might be quick progressing toward its objective of building up an atomic tipped rocket fit for hitting the U.S. terrain.

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The meeting additionally took care of some work force changes inside North Korea’s hidden and misty decision focus of energy, state media said.

Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, was made a substitute individual from the politburo – the best basic leadership body over which Kim Jong Un manages.

Close by Kim Jong Un himself, the advancement makes the 30-year-old the main other millennial individual from the powerful body.

Her advancement demonstrates the 28-year-old has turned into a substitution for Kim Jong Un’s auntie, Kim Kyong Hee, who had been a key chief when previous pioneer Kim Jong Il was alive.

“It demonstrates that her portfolio and writ is much more substantive than beforehand accepted and it is a further solidification of the Kim family’s energy,” said Michael Madden, a North Korea master at Johns Hopkins University’s 38 North site.

In January, the US Treasury boycotted Kim Yo Jong alongside other North Korean authorities over “serious human rights manhandle”.

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Kim Jong Sik and Ri Pyong Chol, two of the three men behind Kim’s prohibited rocket program, were likewise advanced.

North Korea’s outside priest Ri Yong Ho, who named Donald Trump “President Evil” in a grandiloquent discourse to the UN General Assembly a month ago, was elevated to full vote-conveying individual from the politburo.

“Regardless of the possibility that he has casual or confidentially gatherings, Ri’s questioners can be guaranteed that whatever recommendations they proffer will be taken straightforwardly to the best,” he said.

Kim Jong Un has regulated a noteworthy shakeup of North Korea’s administration as he advanced many close helpers to places of energy.

Among the new advancements is Kim Yo Jong, 30, his sister, who has been lifted to a position inside the intense Central Committee.

The advancement denotes an arrival to support two years after she was let go as Kim’s promulgation boss because of a progression of security bungles at revives around the nation.

On one event Kim was almost smacked in the face with a guitar by an over-eager performer as he visited a ranch, while on a moment event he was man-taken care of by fans at a show.

Kim Yo Jong’s new activity will be as an option individual from the Central Committee – the main basic leadership body over which Kim directs.

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GoPro is at long last sharing more insights about its new Fusion 360-degree camera.

The Fusion is the organization’s first camera for shooting 360 video, and it could be the fate of not only the organization, but rather all cameras. With only two fisheye focal points, the camera can catch 360 film in 5.2K determination and possibly supplant crafted by six consistent GoPro activity cameras.

I was truly very awed with the Fusion when I saw it in Vail, Colorado, back in June only in front of the 2017 Mountain Games.

While not as little as other buyer 360 cameras like Samsung’s Gear 360, the Fusion is quintessentially GoPro. Its body is rough and waterproof, and the video quality looked truly extraordinary (not as flawless as I at first idea, but rather the sewing between the two focal points looked superior to most 360 cameras).

Its executioner highlight, be that as it may, isn’t simply recording 360 video for survey on the web or in a VR headset, yet OverCapture.

OverCapture is a one of a kind GoPro highlight that gives you a chance to smooth and reframe a shot from the 360 film for standard level 1080p recordings. This is the extraordinary sauce that makes the Fusion more adaptable than other 360 cameras.

The capacity to not stress over where to put your camera — simply record everything around you — and afterward pick your point of view sometime later is ostensibly a more capable apparatus than basically trimming in on a 4K or 8K video recording.

GoPro likewise shared a couple of different goodies about the Fusion camera it already kept hidden from plain view. It has electronic picture adjustment recently like the Hero 5 Black. There’s a worked in whirligig, accelerometer, and GPS.

The Fusion has three receivers that empower planar 360 sound catch. They additionally effectively work to smother wind commotion.

As a matter of course the camera shoots 5.2K circular recordings at 30 fps, yet you can likewise set it to record at 3K at 60 fps. For the last mentioned, you can utilize OverCapture to punch out 720p determination film at 60 fps.

For photographs, the camera shoots 18-megapixel stills and backings nonstop shooting at up to 30 fps.

Certain specs like battery life are as yet obscure, however I’m certain GoPro will uncover more in due time.

That is the means by which Nick Woodman, originator and CEO of activity camera creator GoPro, commenced his organization’s trick filled dispatch occasion in San Francisco Thursday morning.

The organization reported a few new items at the dispatch, including its much-anticipated Fusion 360-degree camera that can be utilized for both shooting virtual reality and catching “customary” film. As indicated by Woodman, Fusion’s most energizing component is “overcapture,” which gives clients a chance to recreate particular pictures snapped with the 360-degree camera utilizing the GoPro application. It likewise accompanies “gimbal-like” adjustment for clear shots.

Not all that stable? GoPro’s business. In spite of the fervor for Fusion, the organization hasn’t precisely had a smooth direction lately. Deals got destroyed for a few quarters consecutively after a progression of postponements and generation issues. Cutbacks resulted. In August, however, GoPro revealed a littler than-anticipated misfortune in its second quarter. Also, Woodman as of late said he expects that the organization will be beneficial on a balanced premise in the second from last quarter of this current year.

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As much as Rs 65,000 crore out of the about Rs 95,000 crore charge accumulations in July – the principal month of GST – have been asserted as transitional credit by citizens, inciting the CBEC to arrange an investigation of all cases above Rs 1 crore.

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) administration, which kicked in on July 1, permits impose credit on stock obtained amid the past assessment administration.

Citizens Claim discount. In the wake of recording Income Tax Return GST has gathered around 95 thousand crore rupees surprisingly. The CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs) requested an investigation of all cases above Rs 1 crore after the citizens asserted that Rs 65,000 crore out of the almost Rs 95,000 crore impose gathered in July-the main month of GST, is a transitional credit. On September 11, CBEC guided duty authorities to check GST transitional credit cases of over Rs 1 crore made by 162 elements. In the transitional credit shape TRAN-1 documented by citizens alongside their lady returns for July, organizations have asserted a credit of over Rs 65,000 crore for extract, benefit duty or VAT paid before the GST was actualized from July 1.

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), the body which manages definition and usage of approach concerning the exact and accumulation of roundabout charges, in a letter dated September 11 has requested that assessment authorities confirm GST transitional credit cases of over Rs 1 crore made by 162 substances.

In light of such colossal cases, CBEC Member Mahender Singh in the letter to boss magistrates said that according to the GST law, convey forward of transitional credit is allowed just when such credit is passable under the law.

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It requested that the main magistrates send an answer to the CBEC by September 20 on the cases made by these 162 organizations.

To guarantee just qualified credit is conveyed forward in the GST administration, the CBEC has requested that field workplaces coordinate the acknowledge asserted for shutting balance in returns recorded under the before law.

They are likewise required to check if the credit is qualified under the GST laws.

Till a week ago, upwards of 70 for each penny of 59.57 lakh citizens had recorded returns for July, adding up to lady income of Rs 95,000 crore under the GST administration.

Notwithstanding, out of this, the info assess credit (ITC) information for Central GST (CGST) guaranteed in TRAN-1 has demonstrated that enlisted organizations have asserted over Rs 65,000 crore as transitional credit.

The administration, in late August, had turned out with shape TRAN-1 for organizations to assert credit for charges paid on progress stock.

Merchants and retailers had 90 days to petition for a claim.

Additionally, organizations have been permitted to overhaul the frame once till October 31.

PwC India Partner and Leader (aberrant expense) Pratik Jain said the Rs 65,000 crore sum looks high, especially given the way that a great deal of substantial organizations have not yet submitted TRAN-1.

Under the change guidelines, dealers and retailers are permitted to guarantee a credit of 60 for every penny of charges paid before against the CGST or SGST duty where the assessment rate surpasses 18 for each penny.

In situations where the GST rate is underneath 18 for every penny, just 40 for every penny esteemed credit will be accessible against CGST and SGST duty.

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WASHINGTON – US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday (Sept 18) focused in on China, calling it an extraordinary danger to the world exchanging framework.

Also, got some information about Asia, he said the US lean towards respective assertions in view of the presumption that with a US$ 18 trillion economy ($24.3 trillion) it can make a superior showing with regards to arranging and implementing two-sided instead of multilateral exchange understandings.

“The approach will be to draw in nations (in Asia) in respective understandings; we need to decide when we will do it and what the request will be,” Mr. Lighthizer, an exchange sell, told a group of people at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC.

He had to limit words for China, saying: “The sheer size of (China’s) composed endeavors to build up their economy, to sponsor, to make national champions, to constrain innovation exchange and to contort showcases in China and all through the world is a risk to the world exchanging framework that is exceptional.”

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) was not outfitted to manage this issue, he said.

“The WTO and its forerunner the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade were not intended to effectively oversee mercantilism on this scale,” he kept up. “We should discover different approaches to protect our organizations, specialists, agriculturists and in reality our monetary framework. We should discover better approaches to guarantee that a market-based economy wins.”

The US was contemplating its exchange understandings to decide if they were attempting to its profit, he said.

“The essential idea of a facilitated commerce assertion is one gift special treatment to an exchanging accomplice as a byproduct of an around the rise to a measure of a particular treatment in their market,” he said. “It is sensible to solicit after a period of time whether what we got and what we paid were generally identical. One measure of that adjustment in exchange deficiencies. Where the numbers and different components demonstrate disequilibrium, one ought to renegotiate.”

There was wide help in the American electorate on this, he demanded. Referring to President Donald Trump’s position as well as that of past Democratic Party essential applicant Senator Bernie Sanders and the gathering’s possible competitor Hillary Clinton, he said “Nobody truly kept running on keeping up business as usual on the exchange. We have an alternate rationality and there will be change.”

“I trust we should be proactive,” he said. “The times of discussing these issues have not worked and we should utilize every one of the instruments we need to make it costly to participate in noneconomic conduct and to persuade our exchanging accomplices to treat our laborers, agriculturists, and farmers decently. Thus, expect change expect new methodologies, expect activity.”

One of President Trump’s initially activities was to pull back the US from the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a huge exchange concurrence with a few economies in Asia including Singapore; and to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) which ties the US, Mexico, and Canada.

Nafta re-transactions are presently progressing. What’s more, Mr. Trump in April additionally requested an investigation of exchange with 16 economies to figure out what move ought to be made to correct unsatisfactory shortfallsThe rundown is finished by China with which the US has a US$347 billion exchange shortage. It is trailed by Japan, Germany, Mexico, Ireland, Vietnam, Italy, South Korea, Malaysia, India, Thailand, France, Switzerland, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Canada.

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Panama papers leak

The Pandora’s Box has opened and what comes is not something to cheer about. Yes! We are talking about the latest Panama papers leak, the most sensational leak of documents that have stunned the world. The Panama papers leak shows the way the powerful and the rich people of the world hide their wealth.

 

What are the Panama Papers?

Before moving on to the details of the Panama papers leak, it is essential to understand that what these papers are. The Panama papers are documents that were in possession of the law firm Mossack Fonseca, which is based in Panama. The firm offers legal advice, services and research for various jurisdictions that include Panama, Cyprus, Belize, Seychelles, British Virgin Islands, Costa Rica and several others that are mainly considered as tax havens.

The leak of which there has been so much hype since the past two days amount to a staggering 11.5 million confidential documents that have legal as well as financial information.  The papers date back nearly four decades when the firm Mossack Fonseca was established. It contains the financial information about personalities from all over the world that have laundered their money somehow and evaded tax in their countries.

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Who are involved?

Now the important question as to who all have been named in these Panama papers leak arises. It seems that over the period of forty years, some very well known names from the political, sports, entertainment and other arenas have formed shell companies through Mossack Fonseca and laundered money. The Panama paper leak has shown links to a dozen heads of state and government. The names also include some 60 associates and relatives of the heads of state, politicians, sports personalities and some from the film fraternity.

The names include associates of Vladimir Putin, Russia’s President, brother-in-law of Xi Jinping, President of China, Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina, David Cameron’s late father, Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, three of the four children of Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Prime Minister and Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson, Iceland’s Prime Minister to name a few.

What is wrong in these cases?

Since tax havens have existed from a long time, why there is such a hullabaloo over the Panama papers is the question that is being raised by money. It is true that tax havens have always existed and that there are legitimate ways of keeping money in these tax havens. However, the problem here is that the firm hid information about the owners of the money, the source of origin of this money and that the owners avoided paying taxes on this money in their countries.

The shell companies through which the money has been laundered are the real culprits. There is no real business going on in these companies except for the money changing hands and this is what is wrong here.

Who leaked the Panama Papers?

The German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung was first approached by an unknown source regarding the handing over of these documents. The newspaper shared the information and the papers with International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The duo along with several journalists from around the world analyzed the documents over a year and then made them public.

 

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Apple filed a motion to cancel the district order which asks them company to create a software which can break the security of their phone in the San Bernadino case. The motion states the case is not only about Farook’s phone, but about the Department of Justice and FBI seeking a way to break security and force companies like Apple to create a backdoor for them on their devices. This is Apple’s first official response since the case started.

How it all started

The case started with a terrorist attack; Syed Farook and his wife killed 14 people, injuring 22 more in the bloodiest terrorist attack since 9/11, as it was called. Before the attack, the two had destroyed their personal phones, but Farook’s work phone, an iPhone 5C with iOS 9, was not destroyed. On 16th of February a federal judge ordered Apple to assist FBI in cracking the phone, creating a software which would allow the government to disable all the protections on the phone and access the content freely.

Millions of people’s privacy is at risk

Why did the case became so notorious? Apple refused to create the software FBI asked for, believing this would jeopardise privacy and security of millions of iPhone users around the globe. Now Apple is asking for the case to be taken to the Congress, as they say government is asking for a power which was withheld from them by the American nation. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, states that FBI forced the case into the courts, which are not able to deal with such a major case, so they want the Congress to settle the case. Moreover, in the past, the Congress refused to pass similar acts and orders, refusing to grant the government the power they are seeking.

The future of people’s privacy and safety is at stake

The stakes are high in the Apple vs. FBI case, as the decision will affect millions of iPhone users across the world. On the other hand. FBI and the government states they are asking this software to prevent and fight terrorism, which is a global plague. Despite the public seems to part with FBI, Tom Cook insists the creation of such a software would put a heavy burden upon IT companies and would violate Apple’s First and Fifth Amendments regarding the user’s right to privacy.

Moreover, this would create a precedent and will tempt FBI and other authorities to abuse their newly-found power over and over again. What about other governments? Russia, China, even North Korea or Iran? What will happen when they will use this software to break the people’s phones and access their information?
Cook sees the company as being in an incredibly ironic and uncomfortable position, as they feel they are fighting the government on a matter they ought to protect: civil liberties. He is willing to go all the way to the Supreme Court and the President, in order to settle this case, considered to be of maximum importance for Apple, as well as the IT world.

Apple is no alone in this match

Apple is not alone in this battle; other large companies plan to back Apple. Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Twitter are only the most notorious companies on the market which spoke about this case and made their intentions to support Apple clear. Behind them, there are many more companies which are filing their complains and opinions.

Regardless what will be the final decision in this case, it will affect the way we see our online and mobile privacy, as well as how we use our devices. Most important, it will reshape digital privacy laws and policies. But for now, we have to wait and see where it all goes from this point.

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Charlie Hebdo Paris Attack Live: UK steps up security after Paris attack

Security has been increased at UK ports, border controls and a major railway station following the attack at the Paris office of magazine Charlie Hebdo, which left 12 people dead.

Armed and masked anti-terrorism police swooped on woodland villages northeast of Paris on Thursday in a manhunt for two brothers suspected of being the Islamist gunmen who killed 12 people at a French satirical weekly.

A day after the Paris attack, officers carried out house-to-house searches in the village of Corcy, a few km (miles) from a service station where police sources said the brothers were sighted in ski masks. Helicopters flew overhead.

The fugitive suspects are French-born sons of Algerian-born parents, both in their early 30s, and already under police surveillance. One was jailed for 18 months for trying to travel to Iraq a decade ago to fight as part of an Islamist cell. Police said they were “armed and dangerous”.

United States and European sources close to the investigation said on Thursday that one of the brothers, Said Kouachi, was in Yemen in 2011 for a number of months training with Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), one of the group’s most active affiliates.

The UK terror threat level remains unchanged at “severe”, meaning a terrorist attack is “highly likely”.

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BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith said an additional UK police officer had also been sent to join the UK’s existing counter-terror team in Paris.

There was no evidence the Paris terrorists had any ties to the UK, our correspondent added.

It comes after Mr Cameron offered France “any assistance our intelligence agencies can give” after the shootings, which killed eight journalists, two police officers, a maintenance worker and a visitor to the Charlie Hebdo office.

Dr Shuja Shafi, secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, also condemned the attack – believed to be in response to cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.

“Nothing is more immoral, offensive and insulting against our beloved Prophet than such a callous act of murder,” he said.

A group of 15 UK imams released a statement saying “cold-blooded murder such as this is the antithesis of Islam and its tenets”.

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