Updated 5:27 pm, Thursday, June 21, 2018 Photo: Evan Vucci, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland. A top official at the U.S. Embassy in London says he thinks President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II during his visit to Britain next month. Deputy Chief of Mission Lew Lukens told reporters on Thursday, June 21 that planning for the July trip was delayed by Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last week. Lukens says Trump’s itinerary includes British Prime Minister Theresa May and likely an engagement with the queen, “but we don't have any details at this point.” less FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa … [Read more...] about US diplomat thinks Trump’s UK itinerary includes the queen
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LONDON (Reuters) - Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab plans to open a data center in Switzerland by the end of next year to help address Western government concerns that Russia exploits its anti-virus software to spy on customers. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Russia's Kaspersky Lab is on displayat the company's office in Moscow, Russia October 27, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Opening the Swiss data center is the latest effort by Kaspersky, a global leader in anti-virus software, to parry accusations by the U.S. government and others that it spies on customers at the behest of Russian intelligence. Kaspersky Lab said part of the new facility would be based in Zurich, and the company had chosen Switzerland for its “policy of neutrality” and strong data protection laws. Reuters first reported the plans in March, citing company documents which said Kaspersky Lab was setting up the center in response to moves in the United States, Britain and Lithuania last year to stop using … [Read more...] about Kaspersky Lab to open Swiss data center to combat spying allegations
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are expected to meet in May or June. Reuters The list of countries which might potentially host the high profile meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been narrowed down to two contenders: Mongolia and Singapore. Citing government sources, a South Korean newspaper reported on Wednesday (Apr 25) that the two countries had made the shortlist of locations for the widely anticipated summit after other nations such as Switzerland and Sweden were excluded. In the report by Korea JoonAng Daily, the English edition of JoonAng Ilbo, the source said: “European countries such as Switzerland and Sweden were mentioned up until now, but they have been excluded because it was determined to be difficult for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to physically get there.” “The United States and North Korea are holding final negotiations to choose between Singapore and … [Read more...] about Mongolia and Singapore reportedly shortlisted to host historic US-North Korea summit
As the Trump administration rushes to put together what could be one of the most important meetings in recent history, between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, officials will have to make one crucial decision that will frame the meeting for the world: where it will be located. North Korea - CBS News It's lost on neither of these two actors who share a brinkmanship style that beyond their material discussions, the locale can give one side or the other a home-field advantage. There are a limited number of practical options available to North Korea and the U.S. With high-stakes outcomes -- the potential to denuclearize North Korea, free American hostages, and begin to stabilize the region -- President Trump may be prepared to cede a little in location. Short on resources, sanctions to maneuver around, and a fuel shortage, the North Koreans may also be interested in limiting the possible venues. Here are some locations that may be under … [Read more...] about Where might Trump and Kim Jong Un meet?
Niniek Karmini, Associated Press Updated 8:25 pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Photo: Tatan Syuflana, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Indonesian Equanimity lawyer Andi F. Simangunsong, center, walks after verdict trial at South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. A Jakarta court has ruled against the Indonesian police's seizure of a luxury yacht wanted as part of a U.S. probe into alleged multibillion-dollar theft and laundering of funds from a Malaysian state investment company. The South Jakarta District Court sided Tuesday with lawyers for the yacht's owner, who argued the seizure was not carried out in accordance with Indonesian law. less Indonesian Equanimity lawyer Andi F. Simangunsong, center, walks after verdict trial at South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. A Jakarta court has ruled against the ... more … [Read more...] about Indonesia court rules against seizure of luxury yacht