US President Donald Trump’s son said “no meaningful [Clinton] information” was shared during his meeting with Russian lawyer last year. Japan’s ancient religious site, Okinoshima Island awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status. Security firm says it has managed to decrypt damaged files in recent global ransomware attack.
Clash between police and protesters took place in Hamburg, Germany where G20 summit is set to be held shortly. France’s ecology minister Nicolas Hulot announced plans to ban fossil fuel vehicles by 2040. New particle Xi-cc++ discovered at Large Hadron Collider at Cern.
In response to North Korea’s missile test, US has said that “considerable military forces” will be used if necessary. Alibaba unveils smart speaker Tmall Genie with six in-built microphones to detect orders from 5m away. UK study reveals plastic fibres shed when clothes are washed serve as significant source of plastic pollution in the ocean.
US confirms North Korea’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) test and responded with “combined [military] exercise to show [their] precision fire capability.” Drillship contracted to Vietnamese firm drills for oil in disputed South China Sea waters also claimed by China. Servers of Ukrainian accounting firm blamed and seized for spreading global malware attack last month.
A ballistic missile was fired off North Korea’s east coast towards Japanese exclusive economic zone. French President Macron proposed overhaul of government, to reduce the number of National Assembly and Senate members. Samsung to reuse Galaxy Note 7 phone parts to reduce the amount of e-waste.
US warship USS Stetham has sailed close to disputed South China Sea island claimed by China, Taiwan, Vietnam. Stephen Hawking says Trump’s decision to withdraw US from Paris climate agreement could lead to irreversible damage. Chinese rocket Long March-5 Y2 has failed an hour after lift-off from Hainan island.
EU Commissioner warns that Brexit will result in 16% EU budget shortfall. Intense June heat waves recorded signal anthropogenic climate change. Expansion of airline laptop ban not among new US flight measures.
Companies worldwide affected by major ransomware cyber-attack, IT systems frozen until ransom is paid. Number of Facebook users reaches 2 billion globally, 13 years since the social networking site was founded. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to make official visit to Singapore, date unconfirmed.
New “UK status”: UK PM Theresa May accords legally resident EU citizens equal rights as British citizens post-Brexit. Singapore DPM Tharman says: Special ministerial committees are set up to ensure that national interests prevail and that collective responsibility is being assumed for important issues, including that of 38 Oxley Road dispute. US President Trump says […]