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RiskIQ

RiskIQ, a cybersecurity firm, reports that it has discovered the software that was used to gather credit card information from the British Airways website. The firm further states that the "supply chain attack" was very similar to an earlier attempt to skim data from the Ticketmaster website.

The code, found lurking on the British Airways website, may be how hackers stole data on 380,000 transactions.

Spain

The Spanish Health Minister Carmen Monton resigns after the irregularities in her master's degree and the plagiarism of part of her final project were made public on 10 September. She is the second minister to resign since Sanchez formed the government on 7 June.

Spanish Health Minister Carmen Monton resigned on Tuesday after reports of irregularities in how she obtained an academic degree, becoming the second minister to quit since Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez took office in June.

2017-18 Spanish constitutional crisis

A million Catalonia residents launch an "autumn of protests" on National Day of Catalonia to demand independence from Spain and release "high-profile" secessionists from jail.

About one million people have packed the streets of Barcelona to celebrate Catalonia’s commemorative day and boost a bid for independence. The city’s streets were filled with demonstrators flying red and yellow Catalan flags as they marched chanting and singing during a "Diada" celebration on Tu...

Capital punishment in Iraq

Iraq announces the executions of seven terror convicts in Dhi Qar, saying the men, all citizens of Iraq, were hanged yesterday.

Iraq has faced criticism from rights groups over high number of death sentences

Eritrean-Ethiopian border conflict

The Eritrean-Ethiopian border reopens for the first time since 1998.

The countries, whose long war officially ended only months ago, reopened crossing points, allowing families to be reunited and clearing the way for trade.

2018 Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak

South Korean health authorities announce that they are searching for around 50 foreign nationals who may have been in contact with the recently confirmed MERS patient, including those who arrived in Incheon Airport from Dubai on the same flight last Friday.

Bus

A bus carrying pilgrims from a Hindu temple in the hills of Telangana in India plunges off a road, killing at least 57 people and injuring 25 others.

Over 50 people, including four children, have died in a bus accident in Telangana's Jagtiyal district on Tuesday. According to reports, the state-owned Road Transport Corporation bus carrying about 75 people skidded off the ghat road near Shanivarapet village and fell into the valley resulting in th...

2018 Atlantic hurricane season

The Donald Trump campaign cancels a rally for Missouri ahead of Hurricane Florence, which is expected to make landfall on the East Coast.

It‘s the second rally in as many days canceled ahead of the storm’s landfall.