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The U.S. and Mexican governments have been intensifying their actions against Guzman’s family in recent months.

Authorities in the U.S. and Mexico have said they believe Guzman has children with several partners, including an 18-year-old woman whom he married in an elaborate public ceremony in 2007. The Treasury Department described Mrs. Salazar Hernandez, 53, as a wife of Guzman’s, without providing details.

ISRAEL

Military calls cyberspace a strategic battlefield

JERUSALEM — Israel’s military says it has identified cyberspace as a strategic battlefield and is prepared to go on the offensive.

The military’s website reported this week that the army has defined its “operational methods” in cyberspace.

It said the military has “relentlessly” defended its cyberspace. “Additionally, if necessary, the cyberspace will be used to execute attacks and intelligence operations,” it said.

Israel is known as a world leader in electronic warfare. The article said the military is incorporating cyberwarfare activity “in completing objectives at all fronts.” It also talked of future “clandestine” activity.

The article was published days after experts identified a computer virus that appeared to target Iran’s nuclear program. Outside experts speculated that Israel was involved in the attack.

GREECE

Right-wing leader lunges at female leftists on TV talk show

ATHENS — Greece’s election campaign turned ugly Thursday on live TV, as the spokesman of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party, after trading insults of “commie” and “fascist,” lunged at two female left-wing politicians on a mainstream morning talk show, throwing water at one and smacking the other three times across the face.

The violent display came a week and a half ahead of crucial elections, as Greeks seek to avoid a catastrophic exit from Europe’s common euro currency. A prosecutor issued an arrest warrant for Ilias Kasidiaris, whose party alarmed Europe by gaining 21 of Parliament’s 300 seats in Greece’s inconclusive May 6 elections.

Tempers frayed on the daily morning political show on the private Antenna television station during a political debate, to which representatives of all seven parties that won parliamentary seats on May 6 had been invited.

Mr. Kasidiaris shot an insult of “you old Commie” at prominent Communist Party member Liana Kanelli, after she called him a “fascist.”

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