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Kids asked to trade naked pics for online game currency, cash, vouchers

Child sex offenders in Australia are adopting a disturbing new tactic to send nude photos of children under the age of 10. Online game currency, cash and food are being offered to children under the age of 10 for sending nude or sexually explicit images to poachers. In a disturbing new trend, the Australian Federal …

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Australian Federal Police say predators are tricking children into sending sexual images by offering cash and food

Online predators are tricking children into sending explicit pictures and police have issued an immediate warning about how criminals are doing it. Online predators are tricking children into sending nude or sexual images by offering them cash and food, and officials fear the dreaded problem could escalate during the holiday period. The Australian Federal Police …

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The countries defying China’s orders to show support for Taiwan

China has hardened its stance, which has prompted nations to unite and defy orders, instead of fearing. 2021 hasn’t been a very good year for Beijing. Criticism of the repression of the Uyghur people increased. International support for Taiwan increased. Its claim to ownership over the East and South China Seas faced mounting resistance. In …

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Deepfake of Jacinda Ardern smoking: How technology is claiming victims

Jacinda Ardern’s deepfake clip was shared widely. She was the latest target of a disturbingly advanced type of technology. When a video showing New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern abusing drugs surfaced on social media in recent months, experts quickly dismissed it as fake. The video, which was viewed and shared thousands of times, showed …

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Australia to acquire Black Hawk, Seahawk helicopters at cost of $7 billion

Peter Dutton has confirmed Australia’s $7 billion defense acquisition, saying regional “instability” was a major motivator behind the move. Defense Minister Peter Dutton has confirmed that Australia will acquire 40 new US-imported Black Hawks and 12 Seahawk helicopters, a decade before existing Airbus MRH-90 Taipan models were scheduled to be retired. The European-built Taipan model …

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Ukraine, Russia: Fears grow of invasion as Moscow masses troops on border.

There are growing fears that Vladimir Putin could attack his democratic neighbor in a matter of weeks as Western nations scramble to talk to him. Russia has gathered troops and sophisticated supply lines close to the border with Ukraine, which could see an invasion of the European nation as soon as next month. This is …

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Why China threatening Taiwan is more beneficial than invading

There is a threat that China has been making relentlessly for decades, but there is a clever reason the country has never followed through. Intimidation pays off. And so China may be less willing than fear when it comes to invading Taiwan. for now. Throughout 2021, the drums of war were beating loudly. Defense Minister …

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Documentary reveals China boosted their technology sector

From producing imitation products to launching its world-leading services, a new documentary reveals how China grew its technology sector. Chinese tech services such as TikTok and Alipay have seen China’s technology sector explode in both size and influence in recent years, according to a new documentary. iron fist of chinaAvailable to stream on Chamakhas revealed …

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