In a mysterious incident in the Straits of Hormuz, a Japanese oil tanker is said to have been attacked from the Iranian shore. An explosion resulted, the tanker was damaged, and one person was killed. Iran and Oman, however, deny that there was any attack. Iran says the cause of the explosion was an earthquake.
In other news, South Korea has gone on alert due to an expected cyber attack from North Korea. Meanwhile, a financially strapped Italy is looking for private investors to help rehabilitate the deteriorating Coliseum in exchange for advertising rights.
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