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Europol says cyberattack is of 'unprecedented level'

Also on Saturday, Russia's railway company announced that despite being hit heavily by the attack, its transport systems were not disrupted. Wainwright said Europol was working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the USA to track down those responsible, saying that more than one person was likely behind it.



South Korea election: Moon Jae-in declared victor

U.S. President Donald Trump, who spoke with Moon on Wednesday, this month opened the door to meeting North Korea's Kim Jong Un, saying he would be honored to meet Kim under the right circumstances. Japan has been concerned that Moon will take a tough line on feuds stemming from the bitter legacy of its 1910-45 colonization of the Korean Peninsula and could fray ties at a time when cooperation on North Korea is vital.



North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

The launch, at 5:27 a.m. Seoul time (2027 GMT Saturday), came two weeks after North Korea fired a missile that disintegrated minutes into flight, marking its fourth consecutive failure since March. 'The South and US are analyzing more details about the missile, ' it said in a statement without elaborating. "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil - in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan - the President can not imagine that Russia is pleased", it said.


India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

The summit will see high-level representations from Russia , South Korea, Germany, France, UK and other powerful nations. The Governments from India, Moscow and Washington feel that the initiative of Silk Road might be an easy job for a country like China but it can prove downgrading to other politically and economically weaker nations.


US, China agree to first trade steps under 100-day plan

US, China agree to first trade steps under 100-day plan

The deal lifts a 2003 ban on imported American beef and in turn allows China to send cooked poultry to the U.S. "When the Chinese people taste our high-quality US beef, there's no doubt in my mind that they'll want more of it". Applicable U.S. federal regulatory authorities remain committed to apply in the United States the same bank prudential supervisory and regulatory standards to Chinese banking institutions as to other foreign banking institutions, in like circumstances and in ...



India to boycott China's belt & road forum

Speaking after Xi, Putin echoed the Chinese president's theme that economic development would help to nurture political stability. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor passes through Gilgit and Baltistan in Pakistan Kashmir, which is claimed by India.