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UK interior minister Rudd says health system has recovered from cyber attack

This is already believed to be the biggest online extortion attack ever recorded, disrupting services in nations as diverse as the U.S., Ukraine, Brazil, Spain and India. Those who have Windows Update enabled are protected against attacks on this vulnerability. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600 to restore access.



North Korea's Another Ballistic Missile Test Has Put Everyone on High Alert

The latest "provocation" should serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against the North, it said. The White House took note of the missile landing close to Russia's Pacific coast and said in a statement that North Korea has been "a flagrant menace for far too long".



China to align Belt & Road initiative with Indonesia's development plan

Thomson said the Belt and Road Initiative demonstrates China's determination and capability to push forward mutually beneficial and win-win cooperation. We will not interfere in other countries' internal affairs. "This will not overshadow (the summit) in an enormous way but it will absolutely continue to raise U.S.



North Korea conducts its seventh ballistic missile test-launch of the year

The summit, in Sicily, is May 26-27. The launch at 5:27am Seoul time (4:27am Singapore time), from a region named Kusong located north-west of Pyongyang, came two weeks after North Korea fired a missile that disintegrated minutes into flight, marking its fourth consecutive failure since March.



North Korea keeps low profile after US complaint at China summit appearance

China's decision to scale up financial support for the Belt and Road, after billions of US dollars of investment over the past three years, underscored the country's resolution to push forward the initiative. "Spanning thousands of miles and years, the ancient silk routes embody the spirit of peace and cooperation, openness and inclusiveness, mutual learning and mutual benefit", he said.