The system, dated to around the 3rd or 4th century A.D. and lost for centuries, lies in the foothills of the Tian Shan Mountains.
Manhattan federal prosecutors have seized $48 million from Robert Ulbricht, Silk Road creator.
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said China's rapid military reforms and economic growth threaten U.S. hegemony.
China is Australia's biggest trading partner and the two have a wide-ranging free trade deal.
Inside the Web's secret space for drug dealers, arms traffickers, hackers and political dissidents
Shaun Bridges, 33, appeared in federal court in San Francisco and admitted to money laundering and obstruction of justice.
If the FBI used malware or enlisted the NSA to identify internet IP addresses, it would put an end to a new Silk Road.
Undercover agents who investigated the head of the Silk Road marketplace are being accused of stealing money from the website.
Libertarian surfer dude Ross Ulbricht built his cyber drug cartel, Silk Road, on a belief in free markets and Internet privacy. Now he’s in prison for a very long time.
How a tech-savvy young man from Austin developed the Amazon of the Dark Web.
The fall of the Silk Road has led to a proliferation of smaller 'dark net' virtual marketplaces