Weekday News Wrap: Monday, June 10, 2013
- During their talks over the weekend, President Xi Jinping and President Obama reached agreement on North Korea and on curbing HFC emissions, but didn’t reach agreement on industrial cyber-espionage.
- Israel has accused Iran and its Palestinian and Lebanese allies of wide-scale cyber attacks on vital national infrastructure.
- Ed Snowden, the NSA/PRISM whistleblower has revealed his identity in an interview with The Guardian, which has live updates here. Meanwhile, Forbes and The Atlantic both whether he can be extradited to the US by Hong Kong where he is currently in hiding.
- Afghan security forces have fought off an attack by Taliban militants near Kabul airport.
- For the first time in over two years, North and South Korean diplomats have held marathon talks to prepare for ministerial talks.
- Australia’s Maritime Safety Authority has called off search operations for survivors after a boat carrying around 55 asylum seekers capsized near Christmas Island.