Map. History of Asia conflict

23 February 2018
Pakistan need not kill or capture militants such as members of the Haqqani network that use its territory to launch attacks in Afghanistan but could push them across the border instead, a senior U.S. official said
The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the North
"If we can make a deal [with DPRK] it will be a great thing, and if we can't something will have to happen, so we'll see," says @POTUS
As for US relationship with China, @POTUS says its "Probably closer than we've ever hadI really respect President Xi"
"We've developed a great relationship with China other than the fact they've been killing us on trade for the last long period of time" says @POTUS
Trump: if sanctions don't work on North Korea we have to go to phase 2: and phase 2 may be "a very rough thing". "may be very very unfortunate for the world".
"The only thing that can get in the way" to worsen the relationship between US and China "is trade," asserts @POTUS.
Rise of China overall a positive thing, says @TurnbullMalcolm but need the "rules based system" to make sure big countries can't push around little ones, says @TurnbullMalcolm.
"We have to straighten out the trade imbalance," with China, says @POTUS.
And @TurnbullMalcolm expresses support for the new US sanctions on DPRK shipping and vessels.
DPRK "a brutal dictatorship" that threatens the world, @POTUS declares.
3 hour ago
[email protected]: "Australia's one of our closest partners in our campaign of maximum pressure to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula."
Today the @USTreasury announced the largest NK related sanctions tranche to date. Companies who choose to help fund NK's nuclear ambitions will not do business with the U.S.
"We do believe the sanctions work," says Mnuchin of steps against North Korea. Cites effect of sanctions to bring Iran to negotiating table on its nuclear program, though Pres Trump highly critical of that deal.
Sanctions aimed at disrupting North Korean shipping and trading companies and vessels to further isolate the government, per @USTreasury  Action targets 28 ships located/registered/ flagged in DPRK China Singapore Taiwan HongKong MarshallIslands Tanzania, Panama Comoros5 hour ago
Sanctions "aimed at disrupting North Korean shipping and trading companies and vessels to further isolate the government," per @USTreasury Action targets 28 ships located/registered/ flagged in DPRK China Singapore Taiwan HongKong MarshallIslands Tanzania, Panama Comoros
"North Korea, we imposed today the heaviest sanctions ever imposed on a country before" @POTUS says at CPAC2018 "Frankly, hopefully something positive can come out of it. We will see" re DPRK
Chinese manufacturer Geely is buying a stake worth almost 7.5 billion euros ($9.2 billion) in Daimler to become the largest investor in the German automaker
Only at the very end of his 1 hr 16 min speech, did Pres Trump very briefly mention heaviest sanctions ever imposed on North Korea. Hopes something positive can happen from it.5 hour ago
Only at the very end of his 1 hr 16 min speech, did Pres Trump very briefly mention "heaviest sanctions ever imposed" on North Korea. Hopes something positive can happen" from it.
"We have imposed the heaviest sanctions ever imposed," @POTUS says of @USTreasury action today against DPRK.
7 hour ago
Chhattisgarh: Security Forces arrested nine wanted naxals from Polampalli and Kukanar areas of Sukma
Treasury Department. "will soon take new action to further cut off sources of revenue and fuel that the government uses to fund its nuclear program and sustain its military by targeting 56 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses that are assisting North Korea in evading sanctions."
President Trump says he is launching 'largest ever' set of new sanctions against North Korea
An administration official says the US is imposing penalties on more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program
The two men who were condemned by the Chinese for posing for photos in front of an Anti-Japanese War site in Japanese army uniforms have been found by local police and will be detained for 15 days for provoking an escalation and offending Chinese people
8 hour ago
President Moon says joint efforts of South Korea, U.S. to denuclearize North Korea have failed so far
The Chinese government seizes control of Anbang Insurance Group and said its chairman has been prosecuted
A Sector Commander Level flag meeting was held between BSF India and Pakistan Rangers in Suchetgarh area of Jammu, general day to day border mgmt issues were discussed. BSF officials sought Pakistan Rangers' cooperation towards maintaining peace and tranquility on Int'l border.9 hour ago
A Sector Commander Level flag meeting was held between BSF India and Pakistan Rangers in Suchetgarh area of Jammu, general day to day border mgmt issues were discussed. BSF officials sought Pakistan Rangers' cooperation towards maintaining peace and tranquility on Int'l border.
9 hour ago
Indian Mujahideen terrorist Ariz Khan alias Junaid, involved in 5 bomb blast cases, handed over to Crime Branch of Delhi Police. He was earlier in the custody of Delhi Police Special Cell
Ballistic missile 'Dhanush' was test-fired from an Indian Naval Strategic Offshore Patrolling Vessel off Odisha coast
9 hour ago
Narcotics Control Bureau Delhi arrested three people, including 2 Nigerian nationals, and seized 600 grams of Methamphetamine and 180 grams of Cocaine from them
9 hour ago
[email protected]: My daughter, Ivanka, just arrived in South Korea. We cannot have a better, or smarter, person representing our country.
PH Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa: Suspect's wife believed to be in Syria
PH Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa: Syrian wife of Lebanese suspect still at large
@USAmbManila summoned by Philippines president's office
The new sanctions pertain to DPRK vessels and maritime shipping, according to @CNN
9 hour ago
Taiwan sends US experts to diplomatic front line to ward off hostile Beijing
Suspects in the murder of overseas foreign worker Joanna Demafelis in custody of Lebanese authorities, according to Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs
10 hour ago
At dinner with @moonriver365 in ROK, @IvankaTrump says she's there to "reaffirm our commitment to our maximum pressure campaign to ensure that the Korean Peninsula is denuclearized"
10 hour ago
Ivanka Trump says is in Seoul to reaffirm commitment to maximum pressure on North Korea
Fire broke out in a plastic factory in Kanpur's Panki Side No 3. 6 fire tenders present at the spot. Fire fighting operations underway
10 hour ago
Koreas president Moon says North Korean participation in Olympics helping ease tension
Himachal Pradesh: 11 houses gutted in fire in Kullu's Dageni Village. No loss of life reported yet. Fire extinguishing operations underway
Chinese president Xi confidant emerges as front runner to head China's central bank - sources
Maharashtra: An empty coach (AC 3 Tier) of a train in Pune yard caught fire at about 2:30 pm, fire later brought under control by fire brigade. No casualties reported, the cause of fire yet to be ascertained
Protesters burn the "Duterterorista" effigy in Manila
Militant students converge on Mendiola for WalkoutPH protest
Chhattisgarh: District Police and CRPF recovered large cache of arms and ammunition in a joint search operation conducted in Dhamtari; 4 naxal uniform, medical kits and blankets also seized
President Duterte will be in his hometown city of Davao on Sunday as the country commemorates the 32nd People Power Revolution, says @attyharryroque
The Trump administration has hailed India’s role in Afghanistan’s development and pledging additional uplift assistance to in the impoverished country
Chhattisgarh: Youth Congress workers staged a protest in Raipur against PNB Fraud Case
Philippine police say 10 killed in bloody night of drug busts
12 hour ago
Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva tests positive for banned heart drug - Russian Bobsleigh Federation
Ghani attends inaugural ceremony for TAPI project in Serhetabat12 hour ago
Ghani attends inaugural ceremony for TAPI project in Serhetabat
6 young students were arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old woman inside a boarding house in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City on Friday dawn
12 hour ago
Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari and son Rahul Kothari sent to the one day transit remand by Delhi's Patiala House Court, to be produced before concerned court in Lucknow, tomorrow
Two men arrested after several bullets were fired at the Tokyo headquarters of a group linked to North Korea, a police spokesman and media say
13 hour ago
Ghani says TAPI is more than a gas pipeline project. He says this project contains also electricity, optical fiber and railway
13 hour ago
President Ashraf Ghani says Afghanistan will once again turn into a transit hub for Asia
Visakhapatnam: Anti-Corruption Bureau caught Mines and Geological department surveyor DA Muralikrsna for accepting a bribe of Indian rupees 50,000 for quarry lease
Myanmar authorities have bulldozed at least 55 Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine in recent months, according to satellite imagery seen by HRW
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi received by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani upon arrival at Maulana Jalaludin Balkhi Complex at Herat13 hour ago
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi received by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani upon arrival at Maulana Jalaludin Balkhi Complex at Herat
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque: Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea further directed our embassy officials and staff in the U.S. to provide the latter accurate information on the realities happening on the ground in the Philippines
13 hour ago
There should be no space for those who misuse religion for political motives and promote separatism. We will not tolerate those who challenge unity and integrity of our countries: PM Modi
14 hour ago
We have similar thoughts when it comes to the situation in North Korea and Maldives: Indian PM Modi at press statement with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau
We discussed many issues including deference operation. Terrorism and extremism are a threat to countries like ours and to fight these elements it is important for us to come together: Indian PM Modi on Trudeau meeting14 hour ago
We discussed many issues including deference operation. Terrorism and extremism are a threat to countries like ours and to fight these elements it is important for us to come together: Indian PM Modi on Trudeau meeting
Man found dead inside rented room in Sitio Camansi
Delhi: PM Modi and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau witness exchange MoUs between India and Canada14 hour ago
Delhi: PM Modi and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau witness exchange MoUs between India and Canada
14 hour ago
Financial Action Task Force(FATF) has taken decision to put Pakistan on grey list for terror financing: Sources
Police arrest six minors believed to be involved in a gang rape in Cebu city
Encounter underway between Naxals and security personnel in Sukma. One jawan injured
Defence Attaches of US, UK, France, China, Turkey and Indonesia visited Line of Control in Rawalakot Sector of AJ&K14 hour ago
Defence Attaches of US, UK, France, China, Turkey and Indonesia visited Line of Control in Rawalakot Sector of AJ&K
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrives at Herat, Afghanistan to participate in events connected with the launch of another stage of TAPI Gas Pipeline14 hour ago
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrives at Herat, Afghanistan to participate in events connected with the launch of another stage of TAPI Gas Pipeline
Indian Army Chief under fire in India by claiming demographic changes in Assam taking place with the 'help' of China and Pakistan
14 hour ago
Pakistan says one civilian killed in Indian forces' firing along LOC
Bihar: Last rites of BSF Constable SK Murmu in Jamui. He died in ceasefire violation in Tangdhar (J&K)14 hour ago
Bihar: Last rites of BSF Constable SK Murmu in Jamui. He died in ceasefire violation in Tangdhar (J&K)
Suspected pusher's father shot dead after firing shot at policemen
Hundreds of students march toward Mendiola in Manila to protest against President Duterte's escalatingly antipoor, antipeople policies such as TRAIN law, jeepney modernization program and his clampdown on press freedom
U.S. Embassy in Philippines: Ambassador Sung Kim met with Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to discuss the recently released Worldwide Threat Assessment Report published by the Director of National Intelligence.
Pakistani Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal about the FATF news, over the phone: "We are still checking. There is no confirmation as yet."
UN Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in Paris says no action has been made yet whether not to put Pakistan back on the 'greylist' after 3 years. Decision is expected later today
15 hour ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 223km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia
Sources say initial move to put Pakistan on grey list blocked by China, Turkey and Gulf Cooperation Council. Subsequently, China and GCC backed out
Delhi: Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari brought to Patiala House Court by CBI officials15 hour ago
Delhi: Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari brought to Patiala House Court by CBI officials
15 hour ago
Two Koreas to hold talks next Tuesday over North Koreas participation in Paralympics
15 hour ago
South Korea to deepen military ties with Switzerland, Latvia
Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav's bail plea rejected by Jharkhand High Court in Deoghar Treasury matter. He was earlier sentenced for three and a half years in the case by a CBI court
Turkmenistan says work has started on Afghan section of TAPI gas pipeline to Pakistan, India
Trump to announce new sanctions against North Korea; South Korea preps for talks with North
2 dead in clash between 2 Moro Islamic Liberation Front(MILF) rival groups in Maguindanao | @inqmindanao
China January trade with North Korea falls to lowest since at least June 2014
IAS officers of Delhi govt meet MoS PMO Jitendra Singh15 hour ago
IAS officers of Delhi govt meet MoS PMO Jitendra Singh
15 hour ago
Koreas main opposition party rallies against planned visit by North Korea official accused of sinking Cheonan
1 killed, 10 hurt in 6-vehicle crash in La Union
UN financial action task force (FATF) in Paris decides to put Pakistan back on the 'greylist' after 3 years. Pakistan will have to submit to intense financial scrutiny on terror financing.
16 hour ago
U.S. tells India to cut tariffs as trade friction heats up
Afghanistan believes in policy of connectivity, tells Ghani. He says the TAPI gas pipeline project connects South Asia with Central Asia after more than a century of separation
Addressing a ceremony in Turkmenistan, President Ashraf Ghani said Afghanistan will change into a connecting hub for South and Central Asia. Presidential Palace says Ghani thanked Turkmenistan president and his team for completing the Turkmenistan TAPI section.
22 hour ago
KCNA: "Nevertheless, Japan recently keeps harping on 'championing women's empowerment' deceitfully in the international arenas including the UN. What is worse, it impudently seeks to cover up its past crime by paying a trivial sum of money."
23 hour ago
KCNA: "That is because Japan is the most despicable and audacious country in the world, whichforced hundreds of thousands of women from Koreainto the humiliating sexual slavery and neither felt the slightest remorse nor reflected on its past for over a century."
23 hour ago
KCNA: "When people come up with the words 'sexual slavery', they call to mind a country, called Japan."
Pence: North Korea leader's sister is a 'central pillar' of oppressive government
DPRK UN Mission, angered by @antonioguterres remarks, accuses the Secretary-General of engaging in "absurd sophistry" and "only make us to think whether he is a kind of henchman who is representing the United States."
23 hour ago
KCNA: "Good results were also made in football, table-tennis, handball and other events. Meanwhile, the Taesongsan Sports Team finished first in the ice hockey game held at the sports village of the area of Mt Paektu in Samjiyon County, Ryanggang Province."
8 month ago
The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of a North Korean missile attack.