Turkey, Istanbul - Officials investigating 3 possible origins of suspect: Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan or Xinjiang in China. #Reina Some 3000 armed police in NW China's Xinjiang patrol in Urumqi after anti-terrorism oath-taking rally to fight terrorism and tighten security North Korea may have enough material for 10 to 16 nuclear weapons. Time lapse video taken over 20 minutes shows thick smog rolling into Beijing Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 90km ESE of Kamaishi, JapanNext Jt Working Grp meet will be held in Colombo in April '17 to review progress made in addressing fishermen issues in comprehensive mannerIndia-SL agreed to set of Standard Op Procedures to expedite release of fishermen in each other’s custody on completion of legal formalitiesCambodia to arrest 3 behind photoshopped image of the king that placed him in gay porn scene, in rare public insult India-SriLanka held Ministerial level talks on fishermen issues today in Colombo; discussed releasing fishing vessels in each other’s custodyOngoing heavy smog in large parts of China is disrupting schools and causing holiday travel problems Taiwan NCSIST Successfully Tested a Ship-based Variant of Tien Kung III BMD Interceptor 25 schools close in Kelantan as flood situation worsens "A new law has come into force in China, tightening control over foreign NGOs operating inside the country." Hong Kong march organiser says he rejected call to round up turnout figureTurkish authorities believe gunman, who is still on the run after the attack, comes from Uzbekistan or Kyrgyzstan First freight train links London with China's Yiwu, world's largest small commodities wholesale market, in 18 days Turkish authorities assert that an ISIS operative from Kyrgyzstan or Uzbekistan carried out New Year's attack on Reina nighclub in Istanbul The 4000-km range nuclear weapons-capable strategic missile, Agni-IV has been successfully test fired from Balasore (Odisha)Beijing will extend orange alert for heavy air pollution for another 3 days as smog continues in the city Kim Jong-un says North Korea will conduct its first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile Bihar: Exiled Tibetans organised a photo exhibition on Chinese atrocities in Tibet, in Bodh Gaya yesterdayNorth Korea states it is preparing to test-fire inter-continental ballistic missile 23 dead, 17 missing after ferry catches fire in Indonesia North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hints at test of intercontinental ballistic missile Three killed as car falls from 5th floor of parking garage in Japan: MediaChina plans to shut down ivory trade by end of 2017 in a move designed to curb mass slaughter of African elephants. Philippines may relocate naval drills with the US away from disputed South China Sea to avoid hurting China tiesA Malaysian boy aged just 9 had to have his penis amputated due to negligence on the part of his surgeon China’s $9 billion effort to beat the U.S. in genetic testing South Korean government shuts down controversial fertility map

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2 January 2017
Some 3000 armed police in NW China's Xinjiang patrol in Urumqi after anti-terrorism oath-taking rally to fight terrorism and tighten security
North Korea may have enough material for 10 to 16 nuclear weapons.
Time lapse video taken over 20 minutes shows thick smog rolling into Beijing
Ongoing heavy smog in large parts of China is disrupting schools and causing holiday travel problems
Taiwan NCSIST Successfully Tested a Ship-based Variant of Tien Kung III BMD Interceptor
25 schools close in Kelantan as flood situation worsens
Hong Kong march organiser says he rejected call to round up turnout figure
First freight train links London with China's Yiwu, world's largest small commodities wholesale market, in 18 days
Beijing will extend orange alert for heavy air pollution for another 3 days as smog continues in the city
Bihar: Exiled Tibetans organised a photo exhibition on Chinese atrocities in Tibet, in Bodh Gaya yesterday
23 dead, 17 missing after ferry catches fire in Indonesia
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hints at test of intercontinental ballistic missile
Three killed as car falls from 5th floor of parking garage in Japan: Media
China plans to shut down ivory trade by end of 2017 in a move designed to curb mass slaughter of African elephants.
Philippines may relocate naval drills with the US away from disputed South China Sea to avoid hurting China ties
South Korean government shuts down controversial fertility map