Putin warns of risks of governments creating hacking tools

But Melissa Hanham, senior research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in California, said the test could just as easily be a stepping stone to a longer-range weapon. In a White House statement released Sunday, Spicer said: "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".

North Korea says missile could carry nuclear warhead, reach USA mainland

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully tested a newly developed mid-to-long range missile on Sunday aimed at verifying the capability to carry a "large scale heavy nuclear warhead". 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".

North Korea claims successful launch of nuclear warhead-capable missile

A jubilant leader Kim Jong Un promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned that North Korean weapons could strike the USA mainland and Pacific holdings. North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a mid- to-long-range missile test and would continue such launches "any time , any place", defying UN Security Council resolutions and warnings from the United States.

Philippe moves in as French prime minister

Philippe moves in as French prime minister

On Monday, he will also head to Berlin to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel, highlighting the importance of the Franco-German relationship at the heart of an embattled EU. "I told myself that the situation we were in was so unique that we should try something that had never been tried before", Philippe said on TF1 television later on Monday.

France's new president vows to fortify EU, revamp politics

The 39-year-old Macron is the youngest president in the country's history and the eighth president of France's Fifth Republic, which was created in 1958. Brigitte Macron then climbed the stairs to reach Emmanuel Macron on the threshold of the Elysée and immortalized this magical moment by posing next to him.

Indian Government claims to have PROOF of Pakistan's role

Indian Government claims to have PROOF of Pakistan's role

Top sources said they could have been trapped and there is a possibility that the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba could have been involved in the attack, with the backing of the Pakistani army. He said the Army was taking steps to check cross-border infiltration of terrorists from Pakistan. Asked about the reactivation of terror launch pads across the LoC which were destroyed by India during the surgical strike past year, Rawat only said the "counter-infiltration postures" have been beefed up.