Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 86km ESE of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

Map. History of Asia conflict

20 October 2018
Vice President Pence: "What the Russians are doing pales in comparison to what China is doing across this country," says Beijing using "covert actors" to spread propaganda in business and entertainment industries
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"We will protect the private property interest of American enterprise," vows @VP in speech.
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"This President will not back down – and the American people will not be swayed. We will continue to stand strong for our security and our economy, even as we hope for improved relations with Beijing," declares @VP.
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China intensifying its effort to shift US public opinion and public policy away "from the America First leadership of @POTUS," says @VP. "But our message to China's rulers is this: This President will not back down – and the American people will not be swayed."
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China Communist Party has also threatened and detained the Chinese family members of American journalists who pry too deep. And it has blocked the websites of U.S. media organizations and made it harder for American journalists to get visas, notes @VP.
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Beijing routinely demands that Hollywood portray China in a strictly positive light, and it punishes studios and producers that don't, says @VP, citing examples with 'World War Z' and 'Red Dawn' movies.
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"Beijing compelled Delta Airlines to publicly apologize for not calling Taiwan a "province of China" on its website. And it pressured Marriott to fire a U.S. employee who merely liked a tweet about Tibet," adds @VP.
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"China's actions aren't focused solely on influencing our policies and politics. Beijing is also taking steps to exploit its economic leverage and the allure of their large marketplace to advance its influence over America's businesses," according to @VP.
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ISIS has claimed responsibility for killing two more rival Taliban members and capturing two others in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province.
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"Beijing circulated a sensitive document, entitled 'Propaganda and Censorship Notice,' that laid out its strategy. It states that China must 'strike accurately and carefully, splitting apart different domestic groups' in the United States," says @VP.
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"By one estimate, more than 80% of U.S. counties targeted by China voted for President Trump and I in 2016; China wants to turn these voters against our administration," says @VP in speech.
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"As a senior career member of our intelligence community recently told me, what the Russians are doing pales in comparison to what China is doing across this country," adds @VP.
Pence on Chinese influence operations: "Beijing is undertaking a comprehensive and coordinated campaign to undermine our president, our agenda and our nation's most important ideals."
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"China wants a different American president," says @VP. "There can be no doubt, China is meddling in America's democracy."
"Beijing is employing a whole-of-government approach, using political, economic, and military tools, as well as propaganda, to advance its influence and benefit its interests in the United States," says @VP.
Supermicro stock is   down 55%  Apple, Amazon, and Supermicro are all denying the Bloomberg report, but the stock market appears to believe it2 week ago
Supermicro stock is down 55% Apple, Amazon, and Supermicro are all denying the Bloomberg report, but the stock market appears to believe it
Vice President Pence: "Beijing has prioritized capabilities to erode America's military advantages on land, at sea, in the air and space. China wants nothing less than to push the United States of America from the Western Pacificbut they will fail."
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"While our administration will continue to respect our One China Policy, as reflected in the three joint communiques and the Taiwan Relations Act, America will always believe that Taiwan's embrace of democracy shows a better path for all the Chinese people," says @VP.
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"A new wave of persecution is crashing down on Chinese Christians, Buddhists, and Muslims," says @VP in speech at @HudsonInstitute.
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"America had hoped that economic liberalization would bring China into greater partnership with us and with the world," says @VP. "Instead, China has chosen economic aggression, which has in turn emboldened its growing military."
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"Despite such reckless harassment, the United States Navy will continue to fly, sail and operate wherever international law allows and our national interests demand. We will not be intimidated; we will not stand down," declares @VP.
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"China's aggression was on display this week, when a Chinese naval vessel came within 45 yards of the USS Decatur as it conducted freedom-of-navigation operations in the South China Sea, forcing our ship to quickly maneuver to avoid collision," adds @VP.
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"China wants nothing less than to push the United States of America from the Western Pacific and attempt to prevent us from coming to the aid of our allies," says @VP. "But they will fail."
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#China "coordinates and sponsors the acquisition of American firms to gain ownership of their creations," says @VP
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at @HudsonInstitute a major policy speech by @VP on China that's going to make news.
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KCNA: "A delegation of the DPRK Foreign Ministry led by Vice-Minister Choe Son Hui left here on Thursday to attend the DPRK-China negotiation in Beijing and the DPRK-Russia negotiation in Moscow as well as the DPRK-China-Russia negotiation."
Kazakhstan planning for IPO of its uranium company that produces world's 21 percent of uranium production. Kazakhstan in a Changing Eurasia conference in New York ⁦
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KCNA: "The U.S. should stop doing a self-contradictory act and make a correct choice conforming to the changed reality."
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KCNA: "The U.S. loses patience, claiming that the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula is its goal but it blocks denuclearization of its own accord. We will never beg the U.S. to lift the sanctions as before. The U.S. will get nothing from the sanctions."
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KCNA: "The U.S. invented the sanctions against the DPRK under unreasonable pretexts and tries to keep them at a time when the pretexts are removed. Its misbehavior is so brigandish and frivolous that the U.S. itself has difficulty in discerning which is true or false."
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KCNA: "The U.S. is the very one that spawned the nuclear issue of the Korean peninsulaBy nature, sanctions over nuclear issue should be imposed upon the U.S., not the DPRK."
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A US service member assigned to NATO's Resolute Support mission was killed in Afghanistan today. No details were given on how or where the service member was killed. Resolute Support said however that information would be shared at an appropriate time
Putin is heading for a summit with Indian PM Modi in New Delhi.
Aramco agrees in principle to participate in a new oil refinery in Pakistan
One injured in Herat explosion2 week ago
One injured in Herat explosion
Expedition 56 Soyuz is about to land in Kazakhstan after six months in space2 week ago
Expedition 56 Soyuz is about to land in Kazakhstan after six months in space
In a speech today, Pence will assert that Russia's actions "pale in comparison" to China's. "Beijing has mobilized covert actors, front groups and propaganda outlets to shift Americans' perception of Chinese policies," according to speech excerpts.
KABUL - One person killed in magnetic mine explosion in Campany area in PD5 of Kabul city on Thursday afternoon, security source confirmed. Afghanistan2 week ago
KABUL - One person killed in magnetic mine explosion in Campany area in PD5 of Kabul city on Thursday afternoon, security source confirmed. Afghanistan
China hack allowed access to @amazon and @Apple computer servers, reports @Bloomberg.
Eight Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed and as many wounded during a clash with Taliban militants in the Dara-i-Sauf Payeen district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Thursday.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 118km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia
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Maritime patrol aircraft US Navy P-8A Poseidon LX-N90459
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 86km ESE of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia
Pence to tell China: We will not be intimidated in South China Sea
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KCNA: "An event for celebrating the Foundation Day of Korea took place in front of the Mausoleum of King Tangun on WednesdayThey performed an ancestral sacrifice for Tangun."
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KCNA: "Audience highly appraises it as the fantastic one peculiar in form and content. They are seized with jubilation, seeing the DPRK flag-raising ceremony and display of radiant letters'Long Live the DPRK' formed by one hundred and tens of drones in the nocturnal sky."
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KCNA: "The Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance 'The Glorious Country' for celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the DPRK is going onattracting many people at home and abroad. Every day, the stadium is crowded with people, overseas compatriots and foreigners."
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Canada formally revokes Aung San Suu Kyi's honourary citizenship for her complicity in the Rohingya genocide, both chambers of parliament unanimously vote for it
The US Senate passed a bipartisan bill that would fund Global Infrastructure Projects in developing countries in a bid to increase US influence and counter China
The NZ Government has announced further assistance to help quake-tsunami relief efforts on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi
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Indian intelligence agency the NIA received information that Islamic State group is planning to launch an attack on the Cuddalore Central Prison and free Ansar Meeran, a high profile Islamic State prisoner being held there.
DHS aware of ongoing APT attacks on cloud service providers. Attacks most likely linked to activity of APT10, a Chinese cyber-espionage group, also known as Red Apollo, Stone Panda, POTASSIUM, or MenuPass.
EU considers trade sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis
Soputan volcano continues to erupt with incandescent lava and volcanic ash. Currently on Alert level 3. The community is forbidden to move within a 4 km radius and in a sectoral expansion area to the W-SW direction 6.5 km from the summit.2 week ago
Soputan volcano continues to erupt with incandescent lava and volcanic ash. Currently on Alert level 3. The community is forbidden to move within a 4 km radius and in a sectoral expansion area to the W-SW direction 6.5 km from the summit.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 14km ENE of Hasaki, Japan
US Department of State: [email protected] met with Pakistani Foreign Minister @smqureshipti and said the United States looked forward to working with Pakistan's new government and underscored a common goal to advance peace and security in the broader region.
More photographs from Kandahar Air Field of the two USMC F-35Bs that carried out first ever air strike of a US F-35 on Sept. 27. The two aircraft, Modex CF-00 and -01, made a stopover in KAF before returning to USS Essex.2 week ago
More photographs from Kandahar Air Field of the two USMC F-35Bs that carried out first ever air strike of a US F-35 on Sept. 27. The two aircraft, Modex CF-00 and -01, made a stopover in KAF before returning to USS Essex.
VIDEO: Japanese and UK armies hold the first-ever joint drill in the Asian country as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks to widen military cooperation with allies2 week ago
VIDEO: Japanese and UK armies hold the first-ever joint drill in the Asian country as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks to widen military cooperation with allies
US warns India against a planned purchase of Russian S-400 missile system, saying the sale would prompt sanctions under US law
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Reuters: Vietnam's ruling Communist Party has agreed to nominate its General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong, as president of the Southeast Asian country.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 29km SSW of Nggongi, Indonesia
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Maritime patrol aircraft US Navy P-8A Poseidon LX-N90459
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 43km SSE of Nggongi, Indonesia
One police, one civilian injured in motorbike bomb blast in PD 2 of Kandahar city: officials
Pompeo Discusses Regional Security During Trip To Pakistan Afghanistan
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India deporting 7 Rohingya to Myanmar. They had been jailed since 2012 for "illegal entry".
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NATO convoy attacked in Parwan; no casualties
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 38km S of Nggongi Satu, Indonesia
Volcano erupts on quake-stricken Sulawesi2 week ago
Volcano erupts on quake-stricken Sulawesi
A volcano erupts in Indonesia on the same island as earlier earthquake.2 week ago
A volcano erupts in Indonesia on the same island as earlier earthquake.
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Russian President Putin will oversee signing of $5 billion deal to supply Dehli with S-400 air defense systems during his visit to India this week, Kremlin says
The beach at Palu, Indonesia. Crushed by the tsunami.2 week ago
The beach at Palu, Indonesia. Crushed by the tsunami.
Mount Soputan, in North Sulawesi has just erupted this morning at 08:47 local time. @BNPB_Indonesia says the level status at 3 (Alert).2 week ago
Mount Soputan, in North Sulawesi has just erupted this morning at 08:47 local time. @BNPB_Indonesia says the level status at 3 (Alert).
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