Philippines: Suspected leader of IS sympathiser group killed in Kiamba, Sarangani Province

Turkish Deputy PM Kaynak: The terrorist who carried out the Istanbul nightclub attack killing 39 is likely from Uighur background Kim Jong Un turns 33 on Sunday. Anniversaries/birthdays often moments for launches/tests in DPRKChinese media alleges India's Agni missile tests violated UN limitsState Chinese media editorial calls the US 'arrogant' and warns Trump against bossing Beijing around on economic and security issuesSouth Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs assigns an officer to watch Trump's Twitter account The 10 Indian fishermen have been taken to Jaffna Naval camp for investigation by Srilankan Navy10 Tamil Nadu fishermen apprehended near Neduntheevu in Palk Strait along with 2 boats by Srilankan Navy5.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Japan's Fukushima regionEarthquake M5.3 Strikes Japan’s Fukushima Region, Agency Says In Turkey 40 people arrested in connection with Istanbul attack, including some from Dagestan and Kyrgyzstan. Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 220km SW of Nadi, FijiEarthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 79km SSE of Mawlaik, BurmaEarthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 104km NNW of Zhadong, ChinaRussia says it's ready to offer high-tech weapons and be a 'close friend' to the Philippines 14 out of 15 UNSC members want action against Masood Azhar. There is 1 hold out. We hope this is the year that the hold out disappear: MJ AkbarHope China as responsible nation understands double standards are simply self defeating events to recite: MJ AkbarEngagement with Pakistan needs to continue, can't change neighbours: @mjakbarExpect China to hear voice of world, not just India's. If we don't recognize terror, snake wil bite @mjakbar on China blocking on Masood AzherThe aim of surgical strikes was to tell Pakistan that we will not accept continued terrorism as new normal: MoS @Gen_VKSinghWe are engaged with China on NSG Membership and are confident to enter the group based on our record: @Gen_VKSinghChina policy is driven on country's interest and aim is that both countries should work together to take region forward: @Gen_VKSinghThere are areas of diversion between us and China but as responsible partners we need to engage to increase convergence: MoS @Gen_VKSinghTerrorism will not be taken as Normal in relation with Pakistan. Talks and Terror can't go together: MoS @Gen_VKSinghEarthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 223km NW of Saumlaki, IndonesiaArmed rebels stormed North Cotabato jail in Philippines and freed 158 detainees Philippines - armed men killed a guard and captured around 150 prisoners: police We encourage, as we've in past, India and Pakistan to work together to resolve any differences: US State Dept Spox John Kirby on Indus Waters TreatyAfter Trump's North Korea tweet, China's foreign ministry warns against aggravating situation on Korean Peninsula. State Department says Trump is wrong about China's stance on North Korea China first freight train to London is on a two-and-a-half week journey that covers almost 8,000 miles

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21 February 2017
Chinese media alleges India's Agni missile tests violated UN limits
South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs assigns an officer to watch Trump's Twitter account
Russia says it's ready to offer high-tech weapons and be a 'close friend' to the Philippines
14 out of 15 UNSC members want action against Masood Azhar. There is 1 hold out. We hope this is the year that the hold out disappear: MJ Akbar
Hope China as responsible nation understands double standards are simply self defeating events to recite: MJ Akbar
Armed rebels stormed North Cotabato jail in Philippines and freed 158 detainees
After Trump's North Korea tweet, China's foreign ministry warns against aggravating situation on Korean Peninsula.
State Department says Trump is wrong about China's stance on North Korea
China first freight train to London is on a two-and-a-half week journey that covers almost 8,000 miles