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'Provocative' missile launch shows North Korea's defiance

The launch, which Tokyo said could be of a new type of missile, is a direct challenge to the new South Korean president and comes as US, Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. "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".



'Credibility' made Flynn firing longer than Comey's: White House

Mr Obama, who had fired Mr Flynn as the head of the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), told Mr Trump that he would have profound concerns about Mr Flynn becoming a top national security aide. This development comes after former president Barrack Obama [official website] said he had warned Trump not to hire Flynn [NYT report]. Republican members pointedly asked Ms.



Next cyber attack could be imminent, warn experts

Europol's European Cybercrime Centre said it was working closely with national law enforcement agencies and private security firms to combat the threat and help victims. In the United States, FedEx was hit. Dozens of countries were hit with a huge cyberextortion. While the domain registration put a stop to the ransomware's spread, it did not solve the problem for any system that had already been hit by the attack.



British Columbia Liberals hang on to win minority government

As for her plans for a coalition government, Clark says she will be awaiting final results. Despite boasting about B.C. having Canada's strongest economy and four balanced budgets - true - Clark's Liberals lost four cabinet ministers, her popular vote dropped and a comfortable majority turned into a minority.



U.S. forces kill ISIS leader in Afghanistan

The statement , following an earlier announcement by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, said Hasib directed the March 8 attack on the main Kabul military hospital by a group of militants disguised as doctors. He died 10 days ago in an joint special forces operation in eastern Nangarhar province, the USA military said. "US Special Operations forces killed several senior ISIS-K leaders along with about 35 ISIS operatives, which should significantly degrade ISIS-K operations and help to ...