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North Korea possibly behind global WannaCry attack [cybersecurity experts]

North Korea possibly behind global WannaCry attack [cybersecurity experts]

According to the experts, the methods used in attacking computers and servers worldwide resemble that of the previous attacks blamed to the said country. During the attacks between 2009 and 2013, the South Korea's government websites were shut down, along with banking systems and broadcasting organizations.



USA urges India, Pak to engage in direct dialogue

He further appealed to the court to dismiss the Indian application, saying that "there is no urgency". "According to the Vienna Convention consular access should be given as both the countries are signatory of the convention", he asserted. A Pakistani official said India had been provided a copy of Jadhav's passport when he was arrested but it had been unable to explain the Muslim name.


Britain's Prince Philip to stop making public appearances

Britain's Prince Philip to stop making public appearances

According to a release from the royal family, Prince Philip will no longer be accepting new invitations for visits and engagements although he may still choose to attend some. Despite being one of the most influential figures in the royal family for nearly 70 years, he has no clear-cut constitutional role and has admitted struggling to carve out a role for himself as the queen's consort.



Israel provided intelligence Trump shared with Russians

Ann Wagner and Gov. Eric Greitens, who previous year lambasted Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for storing classified State Department information on her private email server. The Yedioth source assessed that the "highly sensitive" information disclosed by Trump to Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and its USA ambassador Sergey Kislyak was handed over recently in several meetings with USA officials on the situation in Syria.


French cabinet announcement delayed to Wednesday: presidency

French cabinet announcement delayed to Wednesday: presidency

Gaffe-prone former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has joked about the almost 25-year age gap between French President Emmanuel Macron and his older wife, calling her the leader's "beautiful mum". But in a sign of how little known France's new prime minister is, 57 per cent of those surveyed said they did not know him well enough to say if his appointment was a good or a bad thing, while just under a third said it was a good thing.



DPRK Fires New Ballistic Missile Successfully

Despite being downplayed, expert say that the successful test is a testament to North Korea's missile capabilities. "The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the most recent ballistic missile launches conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on 28 April and 13 May 2017", the council members said in a press release for the media.