Ukraine president hopes to secure defensive weapons from Western allies

Peoples Digest Online-   Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday said he hoped to complete talks with Western allies on the supply of defensive weapons, as he warned that upcoming Russia-Belarus military exercises could be cover for an invasion of Ukraine.…

All new Jaguar Land Rover cars to have electric option from 2020: Says maker.

Peoples Digest Online-  All new Jaguar Land Rover cars will be available in an electric or hybrid version from 2020, Britain’s biggest carmaker said on Thursday, as it speeds up plans to electrify its model range. Last year, the company,…

U.N. warns of catastrophe as Myanmar Rohingya exodus nears 150,000

Peoples Digest Online- Nearly 150,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh in less than two weeks, officials said on Wednesday after the United Nations chief warned there is a risk of ethnic cleansing in the former Burma that could destabilize…

Czech PM candidate Babis asks parliament to let him rebut fraud charges

Peoples Digest Online-  Former Czech finance minister Andrej Babis, the leading contender to become prime minister in an October election, asked lawmakers on Wednesday to lift his parliamentary immunity to allow him to contest accusations of fraud. Babis, a billionaire…

SEC chief says cyber crime risks are substantial, systemic

Peoples Digest Online-  Regulators must do more to help mom-and-pop investors better understand the potential risks posed by cyber crime and new technologies used to commit fraud, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton said on Tuesday. Clayton, who…