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North Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea fires ballistic missile

The hackers might be going as employees of trading firms or overseas branches of North Korean companies or joint ventures in China and Southeast Asia. The North said it was capable of carrying a "large-scale heavy nuclear warhead". Researchers in the US, Russia and Israel have also pointed to a potential North Korean link - but it is notoriously hard to attribute cyberattacks.



Iran election: Hassan Rouhani gets big mandate but will he deliver?

In first speech after the victory, broadcast on state television, Mr Rouhani said, the Iranian nation has chosen the path of interaction with the world, a path which is distant from extremism and violence. Iranians are hopeful that the President would lead them to the path of success and betterment. The results represented a victory for moderate and reformist Iranians who have sought an end to their country's worldwide isolation and a relaxation of social restrictions imposed by the ...


Macron win boosts hopes of turn in populist tide

Macron win boosts hopes of turn in populist tide

He'll be replaced by Catherine Barbaron. Macron's camp has said the names of Macron's 577 candidates for the legislative elections will be announced on Thursday. "One third of the voters supported the nationalist, anti-EU and anti-globalisation candidacy of Marine Le Pen, and this will remain the main political opposition to the new president".


Five key moments from Sally Yates' testimony on Capitol Hill

Five key moments from Sally Yates' testimony on Capitol Hill

Yates detailed her own warnings to the Trump White House about Flynn, including meetings with the White House counsel in which she said that discrepancies over Flynn's contacts with the Russian envoy left him vulnerable to blackmail by Moscow.



Trump looks increasingly isolated as White House plunges into crisis

Former FBI Director James Comey has however agreed to testify publicly before the Senate intelligence committee sometime after Memorial Day, which is on May 29, committee leaders announced in a statement Friday. "With each passing day, the President's actions give greater and greater urgency to the need for a full and independent investigation of the Trump-Russia connection".



Former FBI director James Comey to testify publicly in Russian Federation probe

Figures such as Michael Flynn, Paul Manafort, and Carter Page had Trump's ear in 2016, and while Flynn was briefly part of the president's White House operation, none of these figures now has a job at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. In a statement to the Times , White House press secretary Sean Spicer disputed the implications, but did not deny Trump made such comments. The New York Times reported details of a conversation that took place in the Oval Office in the White House on Wednesday (10 ...