Typhoon Matmo has swept across East China´s Fujian province and is now lashing its neighbor Jiangxi Province, with high winds and rainstorms. The typhoon has caused some coastal railways, between Nanjing to Shenzhen, to suspend operations.
New EU sanctions would aim at shares and bonds issued by Russian banks, and technology and arms exports to Russia. Ministers for President Vladimir Putin lined up to say that Russia´s economic growth would not be affected by sanctions they consider to be puny.
Two more transport planes have arrived in the Netherlands from eastern Ukraine, carrying remains of the victims of flight MH17. Very little is being done to search for more bodies as security concerns still hinders the investigation teams.