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Crypto Crash Threatens North Korea’s Stolen Money As It Steps Up Weapons Tests

SEOUL, June 29 (Reuters) – The nosedive in cryptocurrency markets has wiped out millions of dollars in funds stolen by North Korean hackers, four digital researchers say, threatening a major source of funding for the sanctioned country and its weapons programs. North Korea has invested resources in stealing cryptocurrencies in recent years, making it a …

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June heat wave in Tokyo worst since 1875, power supply cracks under pressure

TOKYO, June 28 (Reuters) – Japan baked in scorching temperatures for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, as heat in the capital broke nearly 150-year-old records for June and authorities warned power supply remained tight enough to face the specter of budget cuts. increase. The heat wave comes less than two weeks before a national …

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Africa’s dream to feed China hits hard reality

China wants to boost trade with Africa to reduce deficits African agricultural producers push for access to China Even with trade deals, lengthy approvals hamper exports THIKA, Kenya, June 28 (Reuters) – Watching workers poke avocados from the treetops at an orchard owned by Kenyan agricultural company Kakuzi, director Chris Flowers relishes the thought that …

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G7 Aims to Raise $600 Billion to Counter China’s Belt and Road

US President Joe Biden attends a working lunch with other G7 leaders to discuss shaping the global economy at the Yoga Pavilion, Schloss Elmau in Kuren, Germany, June 26, 2022. Kenny Holston/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of …

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North Korea’s Kim Oversees Military Meeting Amid Potential Nuclear Test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a convocation of the expansion of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea in this photo released by the Korean Central News Agency on June 22, 2022. KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, June 23 (Reuters) – North …

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Heatwaves in China push electricity demand to record levels, southern floods inundate cities

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, June 22 (Reuters) – Heat waves in northern and central China have pushed electricity demand to record levels as millions of air conditioners turn on to escape sweltering conditions as floods in the south submerge villages and urban residents lock up. On Wednesday, China’s meteorological administration issued orange warnings for high temperatures in regions …

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