Sri Lanka's president suspends parliament until May 8

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19 July 2018
Another major fire at Osh bazaar in Bishkek early am this morning. Emergency Ministry official says arson suspected. This is the 3rd incident at this location so far.
3 month ago
KCNA: "The 20th Kimilsungia Festival opened here with due ceremonyThe festival on the theme of 'Kimilsungias in full bloom with yearning for our leader' brought togetherpeople from all walks of life and school youththat displayed tens of thousands of potted Kimilsungias."
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 116km E of Miyako, Japan
3 month ago
[email protected]: Would only join TPP if the deal were substantially better than the deal offered to President Obama. We already have BILATERAL deals with six of the eleven nations in TPP, and are working to make a deal with the biggest of those nations, Japan, who has hit us hard on trade for years.
3 month ago
KCNA: "The performers sang of revolutionary feats of the PresidentThe numbers also included quintet 'The General Is Our Father', solo and chorus 'We Call You Father'."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The women's union gave a performancein celebration of the 106th birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung. Put on the stage were poem and song 'Let's Sing of the Day of the Sun', all-people hymn 'Song of Loyalty', solo'We Live in the Embrace of the Leader.'"
3 month ago
KCNA: "Those presented by the Haebangsan Hotel, the Kumkop General Foodstuff Factory for Sportspeopleand the Kumsong Foodstuff Factory were highly estimated by visitors for their wonderful taste, high nutritional value and sophisticated formative artistry."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Cooks and skilled persons from across the country created sweet and biscuit sculptures of various themes by use of various methods of representationthe Chongryu Restaurant presented personified animal sculptures high in dietary value and strong in impression."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The third sweet and biscuit sculpture show was held at the Chongryu Restaurant from April 10 to 12 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung. Presented to the showwere more than 2260 pieces of over 790 kinds created by 60 units."
Sri Lanka president suspends parliament, according to statement
3 month ago
Top security advisers of South Korea, U.S. meet ahead of North Korea summits
Sri Lanka's president suspends parliament until May 8
Man allegedly opened fire on his younger brother and wife at their residence in Meerut's Munnalal Mohalla
3 month ago
Fire doused at shop in Karachi's Bahadurabad
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang calls for more pragmatic cooperation with Indonesia
Trump says meetings being set up with North Korea's Kim
Pics from recent PLAN SCS naval parade.3 month ago
Pics from recent PLAN SCS naval parade.
Comments from Xi, according to @POTUS indicate that China will take down a lot of trade barriers, maybe all of them
China has consistently treated US agriculture unfairly, says @POTUS but adds that due to his discussions with Xi Jinping the Chinese are buying a lot of American beef
Two arrested, 1200 kg cannabis valued at Indian rupees 1.8 crore recovered from them in Andhra Pradesh's Ichchapuram by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI)
"We have a global campaign planned" says @thejointstaff chief General Dunford on China, with @PacificCommand leading the effort
China expressed concern of rising tensions in Syria, and called on all relevant parties of the Syria issue to remain calm and show restraint: foreign ministry
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 61km E of Ishinomaki, Japan
3 month ago
China has to come up with its own model of development, and world is watching closely: Singaporean PM
Philippines President Duterte formally apologizes to the Chinese people for August 2010 bus hostage taking in Luneta
3 month ago
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson calls on Myanmar to release jailed Reuters journalists
Pakistan FM spox Faisal has rejected what he called "baseless Afghan allegations of violation of its airspace and air raids inside Afghan territory by Pakistan Air Force." The statement came after Kabul said Pakistan's shelling and Kunar killed one person this week
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 112km E of Yamada, Japan
CBI is examining DGM rank officials from SBI branch in Frankfurt and Mauritius at its Mumbai office, in connection with PNB scam. The two banks had issued buyers credit to exporters of Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi firms
On North Korea, Pompeo will tell confirmation hearing "There is no higher diplomatic task for the State Dept team than solving this decades-in-the-making threat to our nation." Will say he's aware of past missteps and is confident Admin "wont repeat the mistakes of the past."
Swedish authorities charge a man with spying for China, on suspicion that he gathered information on Tibetans who had fled to Sweden
3 month ago
WTO warns protectionism threatens strong growth forecast
Two arrested, 62 kg cannabis recovered from their car at Bankur checkpost in Bidar district. Case registered3 month ago
Two arrested, 62 kg cannabis recovered from their car at Bankur checkpost in Bidar district. Case registered
Unnao: Burnt body of woman found in forest area, in Asoha. The body has not been identified yet, police and forensic team conduct investigation
India is against the use of chemical weapons anywhere, at any time, by anybody, under any circumstances. We hope that this issue is resolved in accordance with the provisions of the chemical weapons convention, so as to reach evidence-based conclusion: Indian MFA3 month ago
India is against the use of chemical weapons anywhere, at any time, by anybody, under any circumstances. We hope that this issue is resolved in accordance with the provisions of the chemical weapons convention, so as to reach evidence-based conclusion: Indian MFA
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to visit China on April 22 and 23 and Mongolia on April 24 and 25: Raveesh Kumar, MEA3 month ago
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to visit China on April 22 and 23 and Mongolia on April 24 and 25: Raveesh Kumar, MEA
U.S. has warned Pakistan of possible cuts in civilian aid if it fails to do more to combat human trafficking - U.S. officials
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 131km NE of Arzak, China
We are aware of the written reply submitted to Parliament which shared that Nirav Modi is in Hong Kong. Have requested Hong Kong authorities to surrender Nirav Modi. There is an agreement between India and Hong Kong about surrender of fugitive offenders. We are still awaiting a response: IndianMEA3 month ago
We are aware of the written reply submitted to Parliament which shared that Nirav Modi is in Hong Kong. Have requested Hong Kong authorities to surrender Nirav Modi. There is an agreement between India and Hong Kong about surrender of fugitive offenders. We are still awaiting a response: IndianMEA
So far we have not received any information about Nirav Modi or about his arrest from the the Hong Kong authorities: Raveesh Kumar, Indian MEA3 month ago
So far we have not received any information about Nirav Modi or about his arrest from the the Hong Kong authorities: Raveesh Kumar, Indian MEA
Philippine anti-narcotics agents raided an illicit drug laboratory on Thursday and arrested four Chinese nationals and four Filipinos, acting on what the drug enforcement agency said was a tip from their Chinese counterparts
3 month ago
CGTN:Chinese PLA Navy to conduct live-fire drill in Taiwan Strait on April 18
China abruptly cut short military exercises off the coast of Hainan in the South China Sea and announced it will conduct live-fire exercises in Taiwan Strait on April 18
Yesterday's conflict between the Chinese investor managed company G.L. Makmal Developing and local population in southeastern district of Toguz-Toro in Kyrgyz Republic. 3 policemen were injured. Protests here took off in February. Fierce resistance.3 month ago
Yesterday's conflict between the Chinese investor managed company "G.L. Makmal Developing" and local population in southeastern district of Toguz-Toro in Kyrgyz Republic. 3 policemen were injured. Protests here took off in February. Fierce resistance.
IMF director Lagarde warns China to avoid waste in giant infrastructure plan
Pakistani minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal said on Thursday that Pakistan and Afghanistan are planning to start a railway service from Quetta to Kandahar with the cooperation of China
Clash between BJP and left workers at Vizag's Central Park
Japanese finance minister admonishes top bureaucrat after harassment report
3 month ago
Vietnam’s deputy prime minister ordered an investigation into allegations of a cryptocurrency scam involving $658 million, the latest report of fraud to hit the lightly regulated market for initial coin offerings
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 109km NW of Iwanai, Japan
3 month ago
The Afghan senate opposes cooperation of National Unity Government with Pakistan terms is against Afghanistan's interest and failure of the leadership to prove their mettle in country's political scenario
A protesting girl student in Srinagar break down after being injured in clashes over the killing of civilians in Kashmir's Kulgam on Wednesday
3 month ago
South Korea, U.S. closely coordinating for summits with North Korea
China commerce ministry asserts President Xi Jinping's pledge to cut import tariffs is not a concession to Washington
Blast on truck carrying explosives in northern China kills 7
3 month ago
Koreas president Moon says success of upcoming summit with North Korea requires all-out efforts
1 killed, 12 injured in hot air balloon crash on Jeju Island
3 month ago
Koreas prosecutors said they will investigate the head of the country's financial watchdog over allegations that he went on overseas business trips offered by various financial institutions when he was a lawmaker
Grenade attack in Pulwom, 2 policemen wounded3 month ago
Grenade attack in Pulwom, 2 policemen wounded
3 month ago
Koreas prosecutors raid two Samsung offices in anti-labor union probe
3 month ago
KCNA: "The history of human politics does not know such a matchless hero and peerless patriot as Kim Jong Un who has put the dignity and position of a country and a nation on the highest level in such a short period and created the new history of bolstering the socialistpower."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Income from cooperative organizations is to grow to 100.9 percent, the real estate rent to 101.8 percent, the social insurance fee to 101.2 percent, while the revenue from property sales and price differences is to grow to 100.5 percent and other revenue to 100.8 percent."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Deputy Ki Kwang Ho, minister of Finance, made a report on the fulfillment of state budget for Juche 106 (2017)The local budgetary revenue plan was carried out at 100.5 percent. Last year the state budgetary expenditure plan was carried out at 99.8 percent."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Talks were held between DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and his Russian counterpart Sergei LavrovThe Russian side expressed the stand fully supporting the detentecreated recentlythanks to thebold decision by the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un."
3 month ago
KCNA: "As proven by history and as recognized by the world, Tok Islets are just a part of the inviolable territory of the Korean nation as were in the past. 'Dominium over the Tok Islets' touted by Japan is just nonsense."
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 1km S of San Pedro, Philippines
3 month ago
KCNA: "If the south Korean authorities truly hope for peacethey should prioritize the interests of the nation and refrain from slanderingtheir dialogue partner. If they adopt double-dealing attitudes as now, it will bring them irrevocable serious consequences."
3 month ago
KCNA: "We would like to make it clear to the south Korean authorities. Their act of getting keen on the sanctions and pressure on the DPRK by currying favor with outsiders will bring them isolation and destruction."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities continue to slander the DPRK behind the scene despite their call for 'dialogue' and 'improvement of the relations' in front."
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 71km S of Kahale, Indonesia
3 month ago
Indian Army trooper dies in cross border flare up in Kashmir
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 71km SW of Meulaboh, Indonesia
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