Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 116km E of Miyako, Japan

Map. History of Asia conflict

25 April 2018
Rohingya refugees will be allowed to return to Myanmar from Bangladesh 'as soon as possible', minister says, despite stalled repatriation process and UN warnings that safety of returnees could not be guaranteed
Myanmar says International Criminal Court lacks jurisdiction to probe Rohingya crisis
Two members of terrorist organisation NDRF (S)- National Democratic Front of Boroland, arrested; two 9 mm pistols, two live cartridges, four fire cases among other incriminating materials recovered from them by Chirang Army, Goalpara Army and Assam police in Kokrajhar
1 week ago
J&K Ministers Chandra Prakash Ganga and Lal Singh submitted their resignations minutes after PM Modi sends a warning
1 week ago
State media: Uzbekistan officials use drones to monitor people's vegetable gardens. Those who fail to 'use the land efficiently' face triple tax.
Two arrested, 12 gold biscuits weighing 2 kg and valued at around Indian rupees 60 lakh recovered from them by Government Railway Police (GRP) at Guwahati Railway Station1 week ago
Two arrested, 12 gold biscuits weighing 2 kg and valued at around Indian rupees 60 lakh recovered from them by Government Railway Police (GRP) at Guwahati Railway Station
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KCNA: "The U.K. would be well advised to deal with its domestic issues properly, instead of ingratiating itself with others and poking into affairs that are none of their business."
1 week ago
KCNA: "This cannot be construed otherwise thanan action that encourages confrontation and tension on the peninsula against the trend of the times. The DPRKwill not tolerate any action of infringement upon its sovereignty, whatever the nature and type of such actions might be"
1 week ago
KCNA: "Last year the U.K. raised concerns about the DPRK's nuclear forces posing 'a threat to London', and it is busy sending its warships to the region."
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KCNA: "The U.K. committed an extremely provocative act against the DPRK by dispatching its warships to the waters around the Korean peninsula, claiming that they are supporting the implementation of the so-called UNSC 'sanctions resolution'."
In Kyrgyzstan Opposition MPs refused to listen to government report, as PM Isakov remains missing meetings
Malaysia's election on a Wednesday favors PM, opposition says
Taiwan president joins naval drill a day after huge China exercise1 week ago
Taiwan president joins naval drill a day after huge China exercise
India is doing 'state terrorism' in the Kashmir: Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Pakistan is advocating the case of the Kashmir from the past seventy years: PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Kashmir issue should be resolved. Indian army is catering the innocent freedom fighting Kashmiris 'brutally': Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
China will develop the Hainan Island into a new free trade zone (FTZ) and a free trade port
Aligarh: Students of Aligarh Muslim University protest over Kathua and Unnao rape cases
Philippines president Duterte reports on business deals signed in China visit
1 week ago
Kulgam civilian killings: restrictions remain imposed in old quarters of Kashmir capital to thwart protests; Friday prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid; protests and clashes reported from some areas of the city
CBI team visits Makhi Police Station in Unnao in connection with
China's proposed tariffs will affect over 2 million jobs in the US: Brookings Institution
China's global trade balance swings to a rare deficit in March as exports shrank but its surplus with the United States stands at $15.4 billion
Australian businesses air concerns as China strain threatens trade fair
'I will arrest you': Duterte warns ICC prosecutor
Japan and New Zealand react cautiously to Trump's request his administration re-examine a Pacific Rim trade deal he pulled the U.S. out of shortly after taking office
Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval visited China from 12-13 April and held talks with Yang Jiechi, Member of Politburo and Director of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee, in Shanghai. The two sides agreed to maintain pace of high-level exchanges
Thirty-two U.S. embassy workers in Cambodia fired over alleged sharing of pornography
Aung San Suu Kyi statement opposing the ICC Prosecutor seeking justice and accountability and seeking to apply the rule of law.
1 week ago
South Korea, U.S. in full agreement on efforts to denuclearize North Korea: security adviser
1 week ago
Koreas president Moon urges bipartisan support for success of upcoming summit with North Korea
Smog in key north China region rises 27 pct in March - ministry
1 week ago
KCNA: "The DPRK advancing along the road of socialism with firm faith in victory is the beacon of hope for the world people and gives them courage and strength for making advance in the face of all sorts of difficulties."
1 week ago
KCNA: "The International Institute of the Juche Ideawas founded in Tokyo of Japan on April 9, 1978 and organizations for the study of the Juche idea were formed in continents and countriesThe ranks of Juche idea followers have grown in scope and strength ever since."
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 4km E of Npongge, Indonesia
No reward for North Korea without irreversible denuclearization - Pompeo
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warns International Criminal Court prosecutor to steer clear of Philippines
Meerut: Armed robbers thrashed a family and looted jewellery and cash worth lakhs, injured family members shifted to hospital
Philippines' Duterte apologizes to Suu Kyi for Myanmar 'genocide' remark
1 week ago
U.S. demands South Korea share cost of deploying strategic assets around peninsula: official
Pakistani Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif for life
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KCNA: "They deeply explained and proved the scientific accuracyof Kim Jong Il's Juche-oriented ideology and theory on music arts, creating the Korean-style operas which put the interrelationship between the words and melodies in vocal music pieceson a high level."
1 week ago
KCNA: "Speakers praised leader Kim Jong Il as an outstanding great master in ideology and theory as he gave scientific clarification of the nature and mission of music and, on this basis, put the music arts on the status of humanics."
1 week ago
(LEAD) U.S. to defer Global Hawk drone delivery to South Korea
1 week ago
Koreas president holds rare talks with main opposition leader over North Korea summit
1 week ago
Koreas defense ministry briefs foreign military attaches on latest inter-Korean exchanges
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.
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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."
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 116km E of Miyako, Japan
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[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.
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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'."
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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.'"
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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."
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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."
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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
1 week 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
1 week 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.1 week 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
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 61km E of Ishinomaki, Japan
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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
1 week 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
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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
WTO warns protectionism threatens strong growth forecast
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 MFA
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
1 week 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: 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 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
1 week 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
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
1 week 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
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 109km NW of Iwanai, Japan
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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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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 wounded1 week ago
Grenade attack in Pulwom, 2 policemen wounded
1 week ago
Koreas prosecutors raid two Samsung offices in anti-labor union probe
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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."
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