Olympic doping body says Chinese swimmer, Brazilian road cyclist disqualified after positive drug tests. Obama to visit China, Laos in September First weightlifter excluded from Rio for doping - Kyrgyzstan's Izzat Artykov South Korea holds its largest-ever artillery drills near its border with North Korea China - Explosion of a tank of crude benzene in a industrial park of Shanxi provinceSouth Korea's army says it has conducted its largest-ever artillery drills near tense border with North Korea. 15 Thailand bomb suspects in military detention: junta Integrated bomber operation takes flight over the #SouthChinaSea and Northeast Asia N.Korea says it has resumed plutonium productionNovaya reports two Central Asians attacked Russian cops outside Moscow, both killed North Korean diplomat who disappeared from London embassy has defected to South KoreaRussia checks readiness of military aircraft in Urals, Western SiberiaS. Korea says senior N. Korea diplomatic defector now in Seoul South Korea says senior North Korean diplomat based in London has defected. Malaysia oil tanker was not hijacked, officials say, but was subject to "internal dispute" now resolved TAMPINES FIRE: My CK Building at Tampines St 92 on fire, @SCDF now on scene China says seeks closer military ties with Syria Nazarbaev met Putin in Sochi: I think Poroshenko is open to search compromises Putin thanked Nazarbayev for mediating the restoration of relations of Russia and Turkey Nazarbayev at meeting with Putin: Poroshenko called me, said he has not enough votes RMAF Sea King helicopter hard landing in Bukit SentosaPLANAF JL-9 carrier-trainer landing training at Xingcheng airbase. Ri Se Gwang Of North Korea Wins Olympic Gymnastics Gold Medal In Men's Vault #Rio2016 Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said that BRICS is not currently considering to accept new members Time-lapse video captures tornado ripping through Manila, Philippines on SundayN. Korea threatens ‘merciless and annihilating’ nuclear strike if US attempts invasion #SouthChinaSea: China won't build on Scarborough Shoal until after #G20Summit, source says. Four bombs have been detonated in Hua Hin killing two people and injuring many more 2 men detained in connection to bomb blasts at resort in Hua Hin ThailandFour dead, at least 20 injured in series of bomb attacks in Thai cities

Map. History of Asia conflict

18 August 2016
Obama to visit China, Laos in September
South Korea holds its largest-ever artillery drills near its border with North Korea
China - Explosion of a tank of crude benzene in a industrial park of Shanxi province
Integrated bomber operation takes flight over the #SouthChinaSea and Northeast Asia
N.Korea says it has resumed plutonium production
Novaya reports two Central Asians attacked Russian cops outside Moscow, both killed
Russia checks readiness of military aircraft in Urals, Western Siberia
TAMPINES FIRE: My CK Building at Tampines St 92 on fire, @SCDF now on scene
Nazarbaev met Putin in Sochi: I think Poroshenko is open to search compromises
Nazarbayev at meeting with Putin: Poroshenko called me, said he has not enough votes
RMAF Sea King helicopter hard landing in Bukit Sentosa
PLANAF JL-9 carrier-trainer landing training at Xingcheng airbase.
Time-lapse video captures tornado ripping through Manila, Philippines on Sunday
#SouthChinaSea: China won't build on Scarborough Shoal until after #G20Summit, source says.
Four bombs have been detonated in Hua Hin killing two people and injuring many more
2 men detained in connection to bomb blasts at resort in Hua Hin Thailand
Four dead, at least 20 injured in series of bomb attacks in Thai cities