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PM inaugurates country's longest river bridge

In view of the recent war of words between India and China , where the latter has constantly been challenging the sovereignty of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh , the new bridge is crucial from a connectivity and logistics standpoint.


Link between North Korea, 'WannaCry' needs to be proven: Europol

Link between North Korea, 'WannaCry' needs to be proven: Europol

Mr Choi is one of a number of researchers around the world who have suggested a possible link between WannaCry and hackers linked to North Korea. It did not name any of the entities. But that was only part of the picture: Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab said in April that a hacking group - known as "Lazarus" - also attacked financial institutions in Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Gabon, India , Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Poland, Taiwan, Thailand and Uruguay.


Macron Urges Trump to Avoid Hasty Climate Change Decision

Macron Urges Trump to Avoid Hasty Climate Change Decision

Mr Macron and Mr Trump also discussed the Syrian crisis, counter-terrorism and defence spending over lunch at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Brussels , their first meeting since Mr Macron was elected on May 7 after a turbulent campaign.


G7 Finance Ministers Meet In Italy

G7 Finance Ministers Meet In Italy

Finance Minister Taro Aso and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday agreed that the two countries will cooperate in strengthening sanctions on North Korea. The ministers and central bank governors also pledged to use all policy tools - monetary, fiscal and structural - individually and collectively to promote sustainable and inclusive growth.



G7 summit begins in Italy

He has yet to act on his threat, having said he would listen to what United States partners have to say before making a decision on how to proceed. Tensions over trade also flared. US President Donald Trump stole the show at a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation heads of state yesterday (25 May) when he doubled down on his demands for other members to pay more in an opening speech.