US Navy official confirms USS John S. McCain sailed within 12 nautical miles Mischief Reef, 1 of 3 China's man-made islands that have runway

Map. History of Asia conflict

16 August 2017
5 day ago
North Korea says US “would suffer a shameful defeat and final doom” if "persists in extreme milit. adventure, sanctions and pressure"
5 day ago
Trump on his `fire and fury' warning to North Korea: Maybe statement wasn't tough enough.
5 day ago
VP Pence: Talked with @TurnbullMalcolm. He offered sympathy for Osprey incident. We discussed growing North Korean threat and close US/Australia alliance
5 day ago
Officials tell @NBCNews CIA and other U.S. intel agencies agree with assessment that NK has miniaturized a nuclear weapon
5 day ago
Amid Doklam standoff, PM Modi expresses grief after China
5 day ago
Vietnam Scraps Controversial Plan to Dump Sludge in Binh Thuan Sea
Video: Explosion of S-200 missile which was brought to scrap metal point in Chita and killed 25 day ago
Video: Explosion of S-200 missile which was brought to scrap metal point in Chita and killed 2
Visuals: Six bombs found near India-Nepal border in Bahraich district's Rupaidiha. Police and SSB present at the spot5 day ago
Visuals: Six bombs found near India-Nepal border in Bahraich district's Rupaidiha. Police and SSB present at the spot
5 day ago
Uttar Pradesh: Six bombs found near India-Nepal border in Bahraich district's Rupaidiha. Police and SSB present at the spot
5 day ago
The White Sharks taskforce yesterday seized almost 100 rai (16 hectares) of mangrove in Krabi province
5 day ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia
5 day ago
Phnom Penh - a Cambodian political analyst was jailed for 18 months on thursday for accusing prime minister hun sen's ruling party of having a hand in the murder of prominent government critic.
Nepal: Indian EAM Sushma Swaraj met Bhutanese Foreign Min Damcho Dorji at inauguration ceremony of 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting in Kathmandu6 day ago
Nepal: Indian EAM Sushma Swaraj met Bhutanese Foreign Min Damcho Dorji at inauguration ceremony of 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting in Kathmandu
6 day ago
GOP lawmaker: Trump made his "fire and fury" comment to pressure China into action
Z-19 carries 4×PL-90 AAMs6 day ago
Z-19 carries 4×PL-90 AAMs
6 day ago
India official: no advisory given to Doklam residents to vacate. India govt official says on Doklam report: not to spread rumours
6 day ago
7 dead in Sulu clash between Abu Sayyaf, gov’t troops
6 day ago
Former WH Natl Security Advisor Susan Rice says Pres Trump's "fire and fury" warning "risks tipping the Korean Peninsula into war."
6 day ago
UN Warns Aid Workers of Rising Buddhist Hostility in Western Myanmar
Nepal: Indian EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba in Kathmandu6 day ago
Nepal: Indian EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba in Kathmandu
The White House says the specific language President Trump used on Tuesday in his “fire and fury” warning to North Korea was *not* planned.6 day ago
The White House says the specific language President Trump used on Tuesday in his “fire and fury” warning to North Korea was *not* planned.
6 day ago
7 dead in clash between Philippine troops, Abu Sayyaf militants
President Duterte issues Administrative Order 5 creating inter-agency task force to monitor rehab projects in Yolanda-hit areas6 day ago
President Duterte issues Administrative Order 5 creating inter-agency task force to monitor rehab projects in Yolanda-hit areas
6 day ago
Two Guam based Air Force B1 bombers also conducted a flight over the South China Sea Thursday in the vicinity of the Scarborough Shoal
6 day ago
A US Navy destroyer performed a "Freedom of Navigation Operation" Thurs in the South China Sea, sailed within 6NMs of China's Mischief Reef
6 day ago
US Navy official confirms USS John S. McCain sailed within 12 nautical miles Mischief Reef, 1 of 3 China's man-made islands that have runway
6 day ago
US Navy dispatches warship to sail by artificial Chinese island in South China Sea, 3x under Trump
6 day ago
Japan seeks Southeast Asia clout with chopper parts for Philippines military - sources
6 day ago
KCNA: "Russia, which had showed as if it was going to hinder sanctions boarded the ship operated by U.S. to be 'complimented' by Trump."
6 day ago
KCNA: "Russia, a country bordering the Korean peninsula, is calling the DPRK's ICBM a medium-range rocket This is utterly ironical."
Chinese manufacturers advertising inflatable dinghies as 6 day ago
Chinese manufacturers advertising inflatable dinghies as "high-quality refugee boats" to market them in the Med
6 day ago
'Unexploded WWII bomb' found at Japan Fukushima nuclear plant
6 day ago
Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake resigns over Corruption allegations
Indian EAM Sushma Swaraj arrived in Kathmandu on her 6th visit to Nepal for the BIMSTEC Foreign Minister's Meeting6 day ago
Indian EAM Sushma Swaraj arrived in Kathmandu on her 6th visit to Nepal for the BIMSTEC Foreign Minister's Meeting
Guwahati Customs and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau seized skin and bones of a leopard and clouded leopard worth over Rs.13 lakhs; 2 arrested6 day ago
Guwahati Customs and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau seized skin and bones of a leopard and clouded leopard worth over Rs.13 lakhs; 2 arrested
Hanoi Commune Officials Jailed for Withholding Land From Local Residents6 day ago
Hanoi Commune Officials Jailed for Withholding Land From Local Residents
AFP Graphic on the detailed North Korea plan to target the area around US territory of Guam6 day ago
AFP Graphic on the detailed North Korea plan to target the area around US territory of Guam
6 day ago
Secretary Mattis warns North Korea not to invite 'destruction of its people'
Our position is to encourage both sides to come to negotiated agreement: Dominic Asquith, British High Commissioner to India on India-China6 day ago
Our position is to encourage both sides to come to negotiated agreement: Dominic Asquith, British High Commissioner to India on India-China
6 day ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 236km SW of Tugu Hilir, Indonesia
6 day ago
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham says China must act to stop war in its 'backyard'
6 day ago
Dialogue is the only way to resolve India-China row, says Dalai Lama
6 day ago
Trump officials offer differing explanations of 'fire and fury' remarks on North Korea
6 day ago
Apprehended fishermen taken to Kankesanthurai Naval camp (Sri Lanka), interaction going on
6 day ago
Sri Lankan navy apprehends 12 Rameswaram fishermen with two boats near Delft Island early in the morning, another boat damaged
6 day ago
South Korea’s military says it is prepared to immediately act against any North Korean provocation
6 day ago
ROK military vows retaliation against DPRK if it attacks allies/US
Latest lawmaker ejections a heavy blow to 'Hong Kong independence separatist forces,' claims Beijing's top man6 day ago
Latest lawmaker ejections a heavy blow to 'Hong Kong independence separatist forces,' claims Beijing's top man
M5.2 earthquake (地震) strikes 45 km E of Tokyo (Japan) 15 min ago. Effects reported by witnesses6 day ago
M5.2 earthquake (地震) strikes 45 km E of Tokyo (Japan) 15 min ago. Effects reported by witnesses
6 day ago
Tokyo shakes at 9:36am local time. Epicenter is in Chiba 70 km deep. Met Agency says it's M4.9. The tremor lasted quite long
6 day ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 11km S of Lila, Philippines
6 day ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 7km SE of Shiroi, Japan
6 day ago
South Korea's National Security Council to hold emergency meeting over North Korean missile threats
North Korea's military says Trump's warning of 6 day ago
North Korea's military says Trump's warning of "fire and fury" if it threatens the U.S. is a "load of nonsense."
6 day ago
North Korean mass rally in support of Government against UN sanctions in Pyongyang. Kim Jong-Un not attending.
North Korean mass rally in support of Government against UN sanctions in Pyongyang. Kim Jong-Un not attending.
.@robertjeffress: 6 day ago
.@robertjeffress: "The Bible gives @POTUS the moral authority to use whatever force necessary to take out an evildoer like Kim Jong-un."
6 day ago
North Korea says it will complete plan to attack waters near Guam by mid-August then wait for commander in chief's order.
6 day ago
North Korea says sound dialogue not possible with "such a guy bereft of reason and only absolute force can work on him"
New much more detailed statement from North Korea commander of the Strategic Force. DPRK considering strikes at Guam with 4 HS-12 IRBMs.6 day ago
New much more detailed statement from North Korea commander of the Strategic Force. DPRK considering strikes at Guam with 4 HS-12 IRBMs.
6 day ago
Justice Dept. seeks harsher sentences for @joshuawongcf @nathanlawkc over clash which sparked HongKong's #Occupyhk protests
6 day ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 105km N of Maurole, Indonesia
6 day ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 24km WNW of Yongle, China
6 day ago
Military says no need for foreign reinforcement to capture Marawi
China (first part) and India (second part) reportedly beef up borders around Sikkim area6 day ago
China (first part) and India (second part) reportedly beef up borders around Sikkim area
China and India reportedly beef up borders around Sikkim area6 day ago
China and India reportedly beef up borders around Sikkim area
China and India reportedly beef up borders around Sikkim area DF-16 MRBM; HQ-17 (TorCopy), HQ-16, AirDef systems6 day ago
China and India reportedly beef up borders around Sikkim area DF-16 MRBM; HQ-17 (TorCopy), HQ-16, AirDef systems
@RepAdamSchiff: Erratic and fiery belligerence of @POTUS statements do little to defuse North Korea situation and threaten to make a bad situation worse.6 day ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Erratic and fiery belligerence of @POTUS statements do little to defuse North Korea situation and threaten to make a bad situation worse.
.@statedeptspox: The US pressure campaign on North Korea - that’s backed by many other nations - is working.6 day ago
.@statedeptspox: The US pressure campaign on North Korea - that’s backed by many other nations - is working.
6 day ago
@SenSanders: We need serious people at the @StateDept dealing with the issue of North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons and missile capability.
6 day ago
@SenSanders: Our job is to work with China and our allies in the region and around the world on a comprehensive diplomatic strategy to address the problem.
.@statedeptspox on lack of South Korean ambassador: 6 day ago
.@statedeptspox on lack of South Korean ambassador: "A nomination would have to come out of the White House."
6 day ago
@NancyPelosi: America is made safer by smart, strong strategy – not fiery rhetoric.
.@statedeptspox: The world is speaking with one voice on North Korea.6 day ago
.@statedeptspox: The world is speaking with one voice on North Korea.
Consistent line from Tillerson, Nauert on North Korea: 6 day ago
Consistent line from Tillerson, Nauert on North Korea: "The pressure campaign is working."
.@statedeptspox: 6 day ago
.@statedeptspox: "I'll let @POTUS's statement stand for itself."
.@statedeptspox: 6 day ago
.@statedeptspox: "Those are alarming actions. They are provocative actions on the part of North Korea."
.@statedeptspox: 6 day ago
.@statedeptspox: "@POTUS spoke to Kim Jong-un in a language that Kim Jong-un will understand."
“We are speaking with one voice,” says @statedeptspox of mixed messages/emphasis from Pres Trump, Secys Tillerson and Mattis on North Korea.6 day ago
“We are speaking with one voice,” says @statedeptspox of mixed messages/emphasis from Pres Trump, Secys Tillerson and Mattis on North Korea.
.@StateDept is holding a live briefing right now to discuss DPRK after It threatens to strike Guam6 day ago
.@StateDept is holding a live briefing right now to discuss DPRK after It threatens to strike Guam
.@statedeptspox: 6 day ago
.@statedeptspox: "@POTUS is sending a strong message to North Korea in the kind of language North Korea understands."
.@statedeptspox: 6 day ago
.@statedeptspox: "Our issue is not with the people of the DPRK; it is with the government itself."
Earlier today, Secretary Tillerson commented on North Korea with reporters en route to Guam.6 day ago
Earlier today, Secretary Tillerson commented on North Korea with reporters en route to Guam.
Press Sec. on President Trump's North Korea statement: 6 day ago
Press Sec. on President Trump's North Korea statement: "The words were his own. The tone and strength of the message were discussed beforehand."
6 day ago
.@PressSec says it was clear to top aides that Pres Trump was going to deliver a "strong message in no uncertain terms" about North Korea
6 day ago
At the same time, Sanders says Press Trump discussed "the tone and strength" of his statement beforehand with Chief of Staff Kelly and NSC team.
6 day ago
"The words were his own," says @PressSec, pressed about the drafting of Pres Trump's "fire and fury" statement yesterday.
6 day ago
SDF delivered 17 Indonesian residents who were in rows of Daesh in Raqqa to Indonesian government
Mattis: 6 day ago
Mattis: "The DPRK government's actions will continue to be grossly overmatched by ours and would lose any arms race or conflict it initiates.
Full statement from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis just now on the situation with North Korea. A warning and a call for deescalation.6 day ago
Full statement from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis just now on the situation with North Korea. A warning and a call for deescalation.
6 day ago
Pentagon chief: North Korea should stop `actions that would lead to the end of its government and the destruction of its people'
6 day ago
4 suspected NPA rebels arrested, firearms seized in Davao Oriental
6 day ago
China Daily edit: "The countdown to a clash between the two forces has begun, and the clock is ticking away
6 day ago
No Filipinos affected by earthquake in China — DFA
1 week ago
2 media men dead in gun attacks in Mindanao
Comment to reporters by @LWalters45 concerning @POTUS 1 week ago
Comment to reporters by @LWalters45 concerning @POTUS "fire and fury" comment.
1 week ago
Soldier killed in shooting outside Leyte cockpit
1 week ago
Trump, Kelly "have been in constant contact with members of the NSC team," White House says amid escalated rhetoric with North Korea.
1 week ago
Army Moves Troops of Sukna-Based 33 Corps to India-China Border
17 kg of contraband seized in Mizoram's Champhai; one apprehended person handed over to the police1 week ago
17 kg of contraband seized in Mizoram's Champhai; one apprehended person handed over to the police
French Air Force Rafale jets flying west of Raqqa its wingman 4km to the south (25 Jul 2017)1 week ago
French Air Force Rafale jets flying west of Raqqa its wingman 4km to the south (25 Jul 2017)
1 week ago
Moon replaces 7 out of 8 generals
1 week ago
MOEA rules out opening fourth nuclear power
1 week ago
Reports coming from IS supports from Philippines. Allegedly army is evacuating some villages south of Maguindanao
Duterte announces ‘dead or alive’ bounties on policemen who helped mayor1 week ago
Duterte announces ‘dead or alive’ bounties on policemen who helped mayor
1 week ago
Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate to US: Philippines wants Balangiga bells, not bombs for Marawi
1 week ago
Duterte: I’ll resign if corruption claim vs son proven true
Tillerson in Guam: 1 week ago
Tillerson in Guam: "The president was sending a strong message to North Korea, in language that Kim Jong Un would understand"
1 week ago
Oil exploration in Recto Bank to remain on hold – Secretary of Foreign Affairs Senator Peter Cayetano
1 week ago
France praises Trump's 'determination' against North Korea
1 week ago
President Rodrigo Duterte's speech at the Philippine Development Forum
1 week ago
More immigration officers deployed at ports outside Metro Manila
1 week ago
Tillerson says exchange of threats on North Korea doesn't mean US is moving closer to military option
1 week ago
Tillerson: "I do not believe that there is any imminent threat" from North Korea; "Americans should sleep well at night"
1 week ago
After Trump comments, China warns against worsening Korea tensions
1 week ago
North Korea state media agency says long-imprisoned Canadian pastor has been released for humanitarian reasons because he's ill.
32 people injured, over 1,000 houses damaged in 6.6-magnitude earthquake in northwest China's Xinjiang1 week ago
32 people injured, over 1,000 houses damaged in 6.6-magnitude earthquake in northwest China's Xinjiang
1 week ago
Tajikistan accuses Iran of involvement in 1990s civil war: TV documentary