China is moving toward cutting its trade-war tariffs on imported U.S.-made cars, a step already brandished by Trump as a concession won during trade talks in Argentina
US Air Force Research Laboratory: "Insurgents are using small unmanned aircraft to regularly monitor activity at a major American base in Afghanistan"
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 81km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia
Afghanistan government forms advisory board that would provide input into the negotiations with the Taliban. Former President Hamid Karzai, Mujadidi, Sayaf, Qanooni and Hekmatyar are also included as members
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Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim inspect the Balangiga bells during the arrival ceremony at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City on Tuesday, December 11. Photos by Ben Nabong and Lito Boras/Rappler
Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills 4 Afghan soldiers near Kabul
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 6km ENE of Rupe, Indonesia
KCNA: "The recent provocation is designed to tarnish the image of the dignified DPRK at any cost and create an atmosphere for more sanctions and pressure."
KCNA: "Human trafficking is unthinkable in the DPRK where its system is based on giving priority to the people and loving themthanks to the people-first policy. The U.S. is the world's worst graveyard of human rights."
KCNA: "The U.S. has recently made public a presidential resolution terming the DPRK 'human trafficking country'it is an unpardonable political provocation against the dignified DPRK and the most hostile act against the spirit of the Singapore DPRK-U.S. summit talks."
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 39km W of Shikotan, Russia
Treasury sanctions North Korean officials and entities in response to the government's serious human rights abuses and censorship
RFE/RL's Tajik Service @RadioiOzodi has been blocked in Tajikistan since November 29.
Qualcomm has won a preliminary order in a Chinese court banning the import and sale of some iPhones over software patents that Apple was found to have violated in iOS11.
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Rupee NDFs are sliding in the wake of Urjit Patel's resignation
A school bus in Hong Kong rolls down the street after it was parked, terrifying passers-by as the driver ran towards it and tried in vain to stop it. Two were killed in the accident.
7 terror suspects arrested in Malaysia foils terror attacks on non-Muslim places of worship. 1 AbuSayyaf member involved in kidnappings in southern Philippines and Sabah amongst those nabbed
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 18km S of Pisangkemeng, Indonesia
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India test fires nuclear capable Agni-5 missile, 2nd test in six months
Indigenous developed surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5 successfully test-fired from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast
KCNA: "Crime-ridden Japan, though belatedly, should honestly apologize for, reflect on and make reparation for its hideous past crimes to the Korean nation and the conscience of mankind and give up the daydream of reinvasion, if it wants to get rid of its disgrace."
KCNA: "The Japanese reactionaries—a herd of beasts in rags of 'the Imperial Japanese Army' wielding a Japanese sword to call back the departed soul of 'Yasukuni Shrine'—should be mindful that today's Korea is not a weak country trampled because of a lack of national power."
China says it has never heard of any country having security problem with Huawei
5 injured as ANA helicopter crashes in Kandahar
KCNA: "Both sides appreciated that the DPRK and Mongolia have conducted brisk exchange and cooperation in various fields this yearand exchanged views on the development of bilateral relations and international and regional issues."
KCNA: "Talks took place between Foreign Minister of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Ri Yong Ho, who is heading the DPRK government delegation on a visit to Mongolia, and D. Tsogtbaatar, minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Mongolia."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 78km SSE of Bitung, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 158km S of Oyama, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 4km WNW of Hualian, Taiwan
China says US should withdraw arrest warrant for Huawei executive