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Presents scenarios of attack by the DPRK on South Korea

American analytical center RAND introduced the report, which contained the scenarios of possible attacks by the DPRK on South Korea with artillery.

The document offers five scenarios:

Tourists are told where they want to relax after the opening of the borders

Tourists interviewed by the online service, said if they are willing to change plans for the summer, if in the near future will open flights from a number of countries, reports OneTwoTrip.

Among the countries that in the near future may be possible, the media citing sources in the government called, for example, Hungary, Maldives, South Korea and UAE.

South Korea is ready to cooperate with the DPRK in the field of anti-COVID-19

The newly appointed Minister of unification Lee In Yeong reiterated that South Korea is ready to cooperate with the DPRK in anti-COVID-19 and serious about a situation with a possible appearance of infected in the North Korean city of Kaesong near the inter-Korean border, said Yonhap news Agency.

"We are serious about quarantine in Kaesong and around and closely monitoring the situation... If it is possible to operate (with the DPRK – ed.) to combat the coronavirus, I think we should operate, always, not only in Kaesong but also at any point of North Korea", - said the Minister.

In South Korea per day revealed 18 cases COVID-19

South Korea has registered 18 new cases COVID-19 per day, which was the minimum on 22 June, the total number of infected people has increased to 14 269, have recovered 92% of the patients, said the organization of the Centers for control and disease prevention (KCDC) under the Ministry of health.

Since the beginning of summer in South Korea, all new local clusters COVID-19 and growth in the number of imported cases caused daily periodic jump in the number of infected. Thus, on 22 June it reached 17 and July 25 – 113 people.

Media: North Korea in early July, experienced anti-ship missile

North Korea in early July conducted a test of anti-ship missiles as part of the regular exercises, reports Yonhap news Agency citing South Korean military.

As the Agency notes, this test is not reported in the media, as neither the South Korean military, neither the media, the DPRK announced the launch of a rocket. According to sources, the missiles "sea-view" was released from the ship in the sea of Japan on July 6 and flew less than 100 miles.

The U.S. Ambassador in Seoul shaved irritating the Koreans "Japanese" mustache

The U.S. Ambassador in Seoul Harry Harris said that he was glad to shave off his mustache, which he had been criticized by the South Koreans, the diplomat claims that he did it to make it comfortable to wear a mask.

"I am glad that it did. I had a choice - either keep a mustache, or wearing a mask. Summer in Seoul is too hot and humid to combine. Instructions against COVID important, and now I'm the man in the mask!" he wrote on Twitter.

In South Korea, the cars Tesla will check for defects, a media report said

The South Korean authorities started investigation of the alleged defects autopilot to electric cars Model 3 American company Tesla, said on Tuesday the online version of the South Korean newspaper "Chunan Ilbo".

According to her, the Ministry of land, infrastructure and transport of Republic of Korea addressed to the Institute of automotive technology of the country on 15 July with a request to check the well sold models of the company Tesla for defects of the autopilot, including the brakes and the cruise control, due to complaints of car owners.

The cooperation has been successful ITER project, said the EC

Fortress international cooperation, including with the participation of representatives of Russia, EU, China and the United States have been successful in the project on creation of thermonuclear experimental reactor ITER, said EU energy Commissioner Kadri Simson in a video message at the opening ceremony of the Assembly of the reactor.

"Today we celebrate more than just a technical milestone. I would like particularly to highlight three things. First, the power of international collaboration... I want to thank our partners from China, India, Japan, Korea, Russia and the United States for what they came all this way with the European Union. Without your participation and contribution we would not be here today," she said.

Putin praised the importance of ITER

Operation of the international thermonuclear experimental reactor ITER as a unique source of energy will contribute to achieve sustainable economic development and improving the quality of life of millions of people, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in his greeting to participants in France on Tuesday ceremony to mark the start of work on the Assembly and installation of equipment of the reactor.

Welcome text via videoconference was read by Director General of Rosatom state Corporation Alexey Likhachev.

Putin described the ITER project as an example of international cooperation

The project of construction of the international thermonuclear experimental reactor ITER is a Prime example of effective and mutually beneficial multilateral cooperation, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in his greeting to the participants in France a ceremony to mark the commencement of works on assembling and installation of equipment of the reactor.

Welcome text via videoconference was read by Director General of Rosatom state Corporation Alexey Likhachev.

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