Two diplomatic sources have confirmed this statement from Maldives defence ministry is basically a warning to India to not take any step towards military intervention.

Map. History of Asia conflict

16 August 2018
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 219km NW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia
6 month ago
KCNA: "Some art pieces represent the fairyland-like appearance of the country where the peerlessly great men's patriotic wishes to build a powerful country are translated into reality under the guidance of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Seen at the centre of the festival venue is an art piece 'Best wishes of all people' depicting the images of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il. There are also drawings showing the boundless reverence of the Korean army and people for Kim Jong Il."
6 month ago
KCNA: "The 7th National Pencil Drawing Festival opened to celebrate the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il, the Day of the Shining Star. Presented to the festival are more than 500 excellent pencil drawings."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Whether it is a limited attack or an all-out attack, provocation against the DPRK will not just make the U.S. bleed at the nose but face the end of the existence of the crime-woven state. The U.S. Trump group should not run reckless."
6 month ago
KCNA: "As the nuclear force of the DPRK targets the U.S. mainland, it would lead the U.S. to total destruction to again table the 'bloody nose operation' which its predecessors discarded, being afraid of the horrible consequences."
6 month ago
KCNA: "The DPRK values peace but will never beg for itThose fond of fire are bound to perish in flames and the more attachment to the nukes of tyranny the U.S. has, the more dangerous the security and future of the 'only superpower' will be."
6 month ago
KCNA: " The representative of the Minju Party on Feb. 7 condemned the court for having issued a ruling to set free Vice-President of Samsung Electronics Ri Jae Yong after sentencing him to punishment for mere form's sake."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Political parties and organizations of south Korea have reportedly denounced the judicial authorities for defending criminals involved in the unprecedented Park Geun Hye-Choe Sun Sil power scandal."
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 52km WSW of Dobo, Indonesia
6 month ago
KCNA: "The U.S. and Japan are the very culprits of destroying peace, aggravating situation and obstructing national reunification on the Korean peninsula."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Whenever the north and the south of Korea were engaged in talks to improve their relations, the U.S. and Japan did never fail to create huge obstacles by conducting such decapture aggressive maneuvers as the large-scale joint military exercises."
6 month ago
KCNA: "The U.S. and Japan incited confrontation and hostility towards the DPRK at the opening ceremony of the current Winter Olympics where the whole world has extended warm congratulations in delight and joy to the north and the south of Korea for being one."
6 month ago
According to the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, "conditions in Myanmar are not yet conducive" for the 668.000 Rohingya to return home
Bernie Sanders: One of the great crises we face is the rise of authoritarianism. Whether it's Putin, Trump, Duterte or Viktor Orban in Hungary, we are seeing attacks against freedom of the press, democratic election laws and an independent judiciary.
@statedeptspox: We join the Government of Pakistan and others around the world in mourning the untimely death of Pakistani humanrights and democracy advocate, Asma Jahangir. For years, she courageously defended the rights of those who did not have a voice.
Ambassador Haley: "Without the media and @UN personnel in Burma to shed light on the crimes being committed, there is no hope for justice for the victims."
U.S. urges U.N. to hold Myanmar military accountable for 'ethnic cleansing'
National Intelligence Dan Coats told the US Senate, "The provocative nature and the instability that Kim has demonstrated potentially is a significant threat to the United States"
President accuses China of exporting steel to the U.S. by trans-shipping through countries that don't even make steel, so there are no tariffs. "It's a very bad situation," says Trump.
ROK "doing a lot of trans-shipping" of steel from China, says @POTUS, further indicating he's likely to invoke Section 232.
Two diplomatic sources have confirmed this statement from Maldives defence ministry is basically a warning to India to not take any step towards military intervention.6 month ago
Two diplomatic sources have confirmed this statement from Maldives defence ministry is basically a warning to India to not take any step towards military intervention.
"232 needs to apply more broadly" beyond China, adds @SenSherrodBrown.
6 month ago
Indian officials blame Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), a Pakistan-based armed group, for the death of six Indian soldiers who were killed after fighters stormed an Indian army camp.
"We're like the piggy bank," says President criticizing U.S. policies he inherited. He cites Japan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Says it's not fair. We defend them and they pay us a fraction of the costs.
"It's not fair" that Japan and ROK pay only a fraction for the cost of the US defending them, says @POTUS, returning to one of his campaign themes.
"We're like the stupid people," says Pres Trump of trade where US exporters have to pay massive tariffs in some countries, like India, but other countries can sell their products in US without tariffs. Considering reciprocal tariffs.
"It's not fair," @POTUS says of ROK "dumping" TV sets in US, but also noting they're no longer made in the US.
India and others will reduce their taxes instead of retaliating, predicts @POTUS.
Pres blames his predecessors, "not just Obama," for agreeing to trade deals that gave advantage to other countries - especially China. Says he's spoken to China "very strongly" about its unfair trading practices.
Money and jobs lost to China "unthinkable," adds @POTUS.
"We've told them it just can't continue," @POTUS says of China and trade deficit with US. "People who sat in my seat allowed them to do this."
A @GM auto plant in ROK is "going to move back to Detroit," announces @POTUS. "We have a very bad trade deal with Koreait's incompetent somebody could have made a trade deal like that."
U.S. moves to place Pakistan on global watchdog's terrorist-financing watchlist; Pakistan 'hopeful' it can stave off its inclusion at meeting next week
U.S. moves to place Pakistan on global watchdog's terrorist-financing watchlist - Pakistani minister
[email protected]'s @Dpol un tells UNSC that situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state is complex 'but overall it is under control,' warns against 'contradictory and subjective reports of the media'
US national intelligence director says it's 'decision time' on North Korea, calls its nuclear weapons 'existential threat' to US
DCIA Pompeo - first expressing appreciation to Committee for its help to/support for CIA - "Our sense is we have built a global coalition" to push back against North Korea, Kim Jong Un, including expansion of conventional weapons capability
DNI Coats says: "Pakistan will continue to threaten US interests by deploying new nuclear weapons capabilities, maintaining its ties to militants, restricting counterterrorism cooperation, and drawing closer to China."
6 month ago
4 dead as 'Basyang' triggers landslide in Surigao del Sur
6 month ago
Top Afghan government security bosses have conducted two tracks of talks with the Taliban despite a month of brutal bombing and US president’s rejection of talks with the Taliban
6 month ago
Pakistan doesn't allow its soil to be used against any country: Pakistan army chief tells defence conference in Kabul
6 month ago
South Korea waiting for North Korea's response to hold military talks
6 month ago
Pakistan will have to pay for J&K misadventure: Indian defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman
6 month ago
Jammu And Kashmir: 3G and 4G mobile internet services restored in Srinagar. The services were suspended in Srinagar yesterday following an encounter at CRPF camp in Karan Nagar
6 month ago
Indian Coast Guard apprehended a Pakistani fishing boat 16 nautical mile off Jakhau, Gujarat. The boat Al-Hilal, is being brought ashore for investigation along with its 7 crew members
6 month ago
Path to regional peace passes through Afghanistan, affirms Pakistan army chief Bajwa in Kabul
South Korean speed skater Kim Min-seok wins bronze in men's 1,500m
Malaysia further downgrading ties with North Korea a year after airport assassination: sources
Don't take the president literally, aide says, after women deride 'macho-fascist' Duterte
Saakashvili says in the next few days "I'm going to make a sort of Magnitsky list for Ukraine."
South Korean short tracker Choi Min-jeong loses 500m silver on penalty
6 month ago
Indian Home Minister chairs high-level security meet. NSA, RAW Chief and J&K officials present in the meeting
Pakistan will pay India in its own coin in case of any misadventure: Pakistani Defence Minister
Five foreign tourists (one Dutch, one American and three British tourists) who strayed from their skiing route and lost their way, rescued by Army in Gulmarg6 month ago
Five foreign tourists (one Dutch, one American and three British tourists) who strayed from their skiing route and lost their way, rescued by Army in Gulmarg
Myanmar signs ceasefire with two rebel groups amid decades of conflict
Duterte: Communist rebels making it hard in farming communities
Japan confident US is still holding firm on North Korea despite Pence's dialogue offer
6 month ago
Putin and Trump discussed North Korea by phone on Monday: Kremlin
6 month ago
Foreign nationals among 8 militants killed, wounded in Badakhshan
Goa: One arrested, narcotics drugs valued at Indian rupees 36,000 seized in Calangute6 month ago
Goa: One arrested, narcotics drugs valued at Indian rupees 36,000 seized in Calangute
UK Defence Secretary says warship bound for South China Sea - media6 month ago
UK Defence Secretary says warship bound for South China Sea - media
It's desperation of Pakistan. They're pushing militants this side. All infiltrators are basically Pakistanis. Initially we've reports that some militants wanted to intrude into our territory and had fixed some targets. This group had come from South Kashmir: Nirmal Singh, J&K Deputy Chief Minister6 month ago
It's desperation of Pakistan. They're pushing militants this side. All infiltrators are basically Pakistanis. Initially we've reports that some militants wanted to intrude into our territory and had fixed some targets. This group had come from South Kashmir: Nirmal Singh, J&K Deputy Chief Minister
Two militants have been killed. Arms and ammunition are recovered. It was Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit. One CRPF jawan has been injured but is completely out of danger: Kashmir IGP SP Pani on Srinagar's Karan Nagar encounter6 month ago
Two militants have been killed. Arms and ammunition are recovered. It was Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit. One CRPF jawan has been injured but is completely out of danger: Kashmir IGP SP Pani on Srinagar's Karan Nagar encounter
The Philippines is among the world's top source of child pornography according to UNICEF
Delhi: Wreath laying ceremony of CRPF Jawan MM Khan at Palam airport; he lost his life in encounter with militants at CRPF camp in Srinagar's Karan Nagar6 month ago
Delhi: Wreath laying ceremony of CRPF Jawan MM Khan at Palam airport; he lost his life in encounter with militants at CRPF camp in Srinagar's Karan Nagar
President Duterte to meet 116 repatriated OFWs from Kuwait tonight
De Lima says Duterte a 'sex-obsessed sociopath' after shoot vagina remark
President Duterte signed Proclamation No. 417 on February last year which declared the second Tuesday of February every year as the "Safer Internet Day" in the country
The Philippine Coastguard (PCG) Cebu received a report that a hired motor banca with 15 Chinese nationals on board was missing since 4 p.m. today
China's foreign ministry called on the DPRK and the US to seize the positive momentum in DPRK-ROK relations and take decisive and meaningful steps to extend it to dialogue between the DPRK and the US
Kashmir сapital gunfight ends6 month ago
Kashmir сapital gunfight ends
6 month ago
Second militant in Srinagar's Karan Nagar encounter killed, mopping operations underway: officials
Duterte fumes over slain OFW in Kuwait, slams abuses experienced by Filipino workers
His morale is very high, Soon after the surgery he asked about what happened to the militants, he is raring to go. His condition is good: Major General Nadeep Naithani Commandant of Command Hospital (MH) Udhampur on Major Abhijeet who was injured in Sunjuwan attack6 month ago
His morale is very high, Soon after the surgery he asked about what happened to the militants, he is raring to go. His condition is good: Major General Nadeep Naithani Commandant of Command Hospital (MH) Udhampur on Major Abhijeet who was injured in Sunjuwan attack
Road accident kills 6 in Gujranwala
Liftoff of Soyuz2.1a with Progress MS-08 from Baikonur to ISS
Soyuz rocket launches cargo ship to ISS
6 month ago
KCNA: "He heartily wished Kim Jong Un good health and his dear family happiness as well as the friendly Korean people greater progress and wellbeing."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Bashar Al-Assad in the message extended congratulations to Kim Jong Un on the occasion of February 16, the 76th birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il, who is alive, to be celebrated in the friendly DPRK."
6 month ago
Friend of former South Korea leader jailed for 20 years, Lotte chief arrested
Japan policymakers endorse reports BOJ Kuroda to get another term
6 month ago
South Korean woman gets 20-year sentence for crimes linked to influence-peddling scandal that brought down president.
6 month ago
KCNA: "The committee decided to organize colorful political and cultural events such as a seminar and a film show in praise of the revolutionary career and exploits of Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star. "
6 month ago
KCNA: "An Irish preparatory committee for celebrating the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star) was formed on Feb. 3. Irina Malenko, chairwoman of the Ireland-Korea Friendship Association, was elected chairwoman of the preparatory committee."
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Ombudsman terminating President Rodrigo Duterte's plunder case: I just learned it now
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Davao City Council declaring him as persona non grata: Not my loss
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 84km W of Tobelo, Indonesia
6 month ago
KCNA: "They vowed to become thousand-fold fortresses and shields to devotedly defend the Party Central Committee headed by Kim Jong Un."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Speeches were made there to make a pledge. The speakers noted that leader Kim Jong Il performed undying feats before the party, the revolution, the country and its people all his life, true to the noble intention of President Kim Il Sung."
6 month ago
KCNA: "An oath-taking meeting for accomplishing the cause of the Juche revolution under the guidance of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, holding Kim Jong Il in high esteem as the eternal leader of the Korean revolution, took place at the secret camp in Mt Paektu Monday."
6 month ago
KCNA: "After receiving the delegation's report, Kim Jong Un expressed satisfactionnoting that it is important to continuelivening up the warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue created by thecommon will of the north and the south with the Winter Olympics as a momentum."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong UnMonday met members of the high-level delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea which visited south Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics."
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