Russia’s ballistic missile launch early warning system (SPRN) detected the launch form North Korea at about 08:30 GMT on Saturday, the ministry said. “The ballistic target had been tracked in flight by the SPRN for 23 minutes before it fell into the central part of the Sea of Japan, some 500 km from the territory of Russia,” the ministry statement said.
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron appointed Alexis Kohler on Sunday as secretary general of the Elysee palace, the most powerful role among presidential staff, while career diplomat Philippe Etienne was named as his top foreign policy advisor.
Asked if Brussels could really end up paying a divorce bill after Brexit negotiations, Johnson expressed confidence that “there are very good arguments” to support this view. “There are assets, I don’t want to get too much into the detail of the negotiation, but there are assets that we share, that we have paid for over the years, and there will need to be a proper computation of the value of those assets.
SINGAPORE/TORONTO Technical staff scrambled on Sunday to patch computers and restore infected ones, amid fears that the ransomware worm that stopped car factories, hospitals, shops and schools could wreak fresh havoc on Monday when employees log back on.
WARSAW/BUDAPEST While the election of Emmanuel Macron as French president with a vision of closer European Union integration was a relief to much of Europe, for Poland and Hungary it fanned fears of losing influence.
His predecessor, socialist Francois Hollande, welcomed the 39-year-old at the steps of the presidential place during the red-carpet ceremony. Macron won France’s presidential elections with 66.1 percent of the vote on May 7, while his rival Marine Le Pen received 33.9 percent.
Any human colonization of Mars would center around the discovery or creation of water sources. Humans need great quantities of H2O to survive, and studying the geology of Mars may unlock clues to long-standing mysteries surrounding the Red Planet.
Ian Poulter described his bogey-free 71 as “incredible” in the tough, breezy conditions at TPC Sawgrass as he ended the third day just three shots off the lead.
Butch Harmon reflects on a tight third round at the Players Championship and tips Ian Poulter to challenge for victory at TPC Sawgrass.
PARIS — In the aftermath of a historic presidential election, France’s politics are in upheaval. A generation of political leaders has been swept aside. New ones are emerging.