Australian Government on Alert in Wake of Global Cyber Attack

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Turnbull said Saturday his government was ready to take on any cyberthreat after a tide of ransomware attacks swept the globe. "We are continuing to monitor the...

N Korea Urges UN Members to Reconsider Legality of Sanctions Against...

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – The mission of North Korea to the United Nations said in a statement on Friday it has called on UN member states to re-evaluate the legal...

China Deploys New Spy Aircraft in Disputed South China Sea

The KJ-500 recently took off joined older patrol aircraft at the Jialaishi Air Base on Hainan Island, the southernmost province of China that sits prominently in the disputed South...

India Signs Largest Private Defense Contract for Korean Self-Propelled Guns

New Delhi (Sputnik) — The technology for the weapon is being provided by South Korean firm Hanwha Techwin (HT). L&T had bid for this ‘Buy Global' acquisition program...

Pyongyang Doubles Down on CIA Terror Threat

“The terrorists were infiltrated by the CIA of the US and the puppet National Intelligence Service of South Korea in a bid to commit state-sponsored terrorism against the supreme leadership...

India Left With Four Minesweepers Against Chinese Subs, Experts Fear for...

New Delhi (Sputnik) — The Navy recently decommissioned two minesweepers ships, INS Karwar and INS Kakinada. It has left for only four minesweepers against the requirement of at...

S Korean President Election Boosts Prospects for Nation’s Credit Rating –...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Pledges by South Korea’s newly elected President Moon Jae-in to boost transparency and tackle corruption represent positive developments for the nation’s future credit rating, Fitch...

After Buying S-400, Turkey Aims to Build Own Components for Air...

ANKARA (Sputnik) — Russia and Turkey have been engaged in talks on the S-400 deal since 2016. In March, Sergey Chemezov, CEO of the state-owned Russian corporation Rostec, confirmed...

Japan Doubles Pledge for Global Poverty Reduction to $5 Billion –...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — According to the release, Tokyo has agreed to boost its funding for a global poverty reduction initiative from $2.5 billion to $5 billion.. The money...

State Dept. Warns Against Travel to North Korea Amid New Detentions...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A total of 16 US citizens have been detained in North Korea in the last decade, the US Department of State warned in a travel advisory. "At...

Japan's Abe Hopes to Meet South Korea's Moon to Discuss Cooperation

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to South Korea's National Electoral Commission (NEC), Moon was supported by over 41 percent of voters and became the country's new president after the Tuesday...

Trump Owes US Explanation Before Sending More Troops to Afghanistan –...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — President Donald Trump owes the American people a clear explanation of his strategy to defeat Daesh and the Taliban (both outlawed in Russia) before sending additional...
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