America's top Naval officer held video teleconference with his Chinese counterpart today, official US readout makes no direct reference to Chinese militarization of the South China Sea, says "both leaders recognized the importance of communications to avoid miscalculation"

Map. History of Asia conflict

20 June 2018
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KCNA: "The north-south general-level military talks were held at the Thongil House in the north sideof PanmunjomAt the talks both sides sincerely discussed all the issues in defusing the military tension and practically removing the danger of a war on the Korean Peninsula."
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 215km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 107km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia
SecDef Mattis spoke with his South Korean counterpart Song Young-moo today to discuss the US-North Korea Summit, per @ChiefPentSpox. DoD readout says discussion also centered on "how we are working together to fulfill the President's guidance on US-ROK combined military exercises"
US official says to Reuters that Trump is no longer thought of China's influence over North Korea as a compelling reason not to impose tariffs he has a direct line of communication with Pyongyang
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U.S. military officials say the target of a strike in Kunar last night is believed to have been Mullah Fazlullah, the head of the Pakistani Taliban. It's unclear if he was actually killed and not clear that his death would actually make a difference in the TTP's ops.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Maulana Fazlullah had a $5 million price tag on his head - set by @StateDept in March US holds him responsible for Dec 2014 attack on Army Public School in Peshawar that killed +130 kids, and for attempted assassination of @Malala in 2012
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 110km N of Tobelo, Indonesia
US military official has confirmed to VOA that an American drone strike targeted Mullah Fazal Ullah, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban in an Afghan province near the border with Pakistan
Trump's expected amb. to South Korea Adm. Harry Harris: "We must continue to worry about the nuclear threat," he tells Congress following Trump-Kim summit
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Abducted Army jawan Aurangzeb killed by militants.
Retired Adm. Harry Harris welcomes 'pause' in joint exercises: "I think we are in a dramatically different place. I think the whole landscape has shifted and I believe that we should give exercises, major exercises, a pause, to see if Kim Jong Un in fact is serious."
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Defense chiefs of South Korea, U.S. discuss combined military drills
"I think we must continue to worry about the nuclear threat" President Trumps nominee for Ambassador to South Korea Adm Harry Harris, testifying today at confirmation hearing.
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Operation to rescue kidnapped trooper in Jammu and Kashmir ends, cordon and search over
Trump's choice for ambassador to S Korea, retired Adm. Harry Harris, tells senators "I think we must continue to worry about the nuclear threat" from North Korea .. At odds with Trump's assertion US can sleep well coz there's 'no longer' a nuclear threat from NK.
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[email protected]: that I am back from Singapore, where we had a great result with respect to North Korea, the thought process must sadly go back to the Witch Hunt, always remembering that there was No Collusion and No Obstruction of the fabricated No Crime.
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Kashmir journalist @bukharishujaat, a voice of moderation, dies after being shot multiple times.
America's top Naval officer held video teleconference with his Chinese counterpart today, official US readout makes no direct reference to Chinese militarization of the South China Sea, says "both leaders recognized the importance of communications to avoid miscalculation"
Major military exercises 'suspended indefinitely' on Korean peninsula: US official
Vietnam is expanding its outpost at Ladd Reef, likely driven in part by recent Chinese threats to its outposts and energy exploration to the southwest5 day ago
Vietnam is expanding its outpost at Ladd Reef, likely driven in part by recent Chinese threats to its outposts and energy exploration to the southwest
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Russian President Putin says the U.S.-North Korean summit has reduced the threat of a major conflict
US Secretary of State Pompeo tells China President Xi that Trump truly values their relationship
China President Xi says US and China should make most of bilateral mechanisms
U.S. says China will ensure diplomats' safety after illness reports
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping
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Russian president Putin has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia in September
Here's the US President saluting a North Korea General.5 day ago
Here's the US President saluting a North Korea General.
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Trump-Kim meeting created ways for peaceful resolution of Korean conflict - Putin
North Korea military delegation chief expresses displeasure at close of cross-border talks
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Two Koreas exchange views on demilitarizing Panmunjom on trial basis
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Two Koreas agree to completely restore eastern and western military communication lines
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Kazakhstan's Oil Output Up 1% M/m In May, Above OPEC+ Quota
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'Still risks' that North Korean denuclearization won't happen: Pompeo
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Two Indonesian men were sentenced to 10 and 14 weeks of jail, after they were found smuggling contraband cigarettes into Singapore
Sec. of State Mike Pompeo holds news conference with Chinese foreign minister.
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Indian Army soldier abducted from Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama
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Moon will "consider" suspending joint ROK-U.S. military drills: Blue House
US intelligence assessment of the nuclear and other military threat posed by North Korea to US and allies remained unchanged despite Trump and Moon's assertions about the nuclear threat being over: senior US official
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Reuters: South Korea President Moon Jae-in says there is need for flexible change regarding military stance if talks between US and North Korea continue to progress positively
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South Korea's Moon says will closely examine joint military drills with US - statement
Ex-chairman of China's insurance regulator confesses guilt to crimes: Xinhua
Trump to meet advisers on China tariffs as Beijing urges talks
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J&K: Militants abducted an Army Jawan, Aurangzeb from Pulwama district. He is a resident of Poonch. Police begin investigation in the matter
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Militants abduct Rifleman Aurangzeb of Indian Army from Shopian, Kashmir. Incident happened while he was traveling in a vehicle. Original resident of Poonch. Massive manhunt launched by J&K Police. Army man was part of Ops which killed militantSameer Tiger
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North, South Korea hold military talks amid U.S. plan to stop drills
Dureza: We never pulled out from peace talks. A final decision has not been made
Philippines Peace Secretary Jesus Dureza says the resumption of peace talks with the communist rebels scheduled on June 28 is cancelled
Flight operations suspended at Chandigarh Airport due to poor visibility following dust storm
"The scheduled supposed resumption of peace talks will not happen as originally set," Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza says
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South Korea president Moon says U.S.-North Korea summit moved world back from brink of war
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North Korea expected to take denuclearization measures within 2-3 weeks: ex-minister
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South Korea prosecutors demand 12 years for ex-president Park for taking bribes from spy agency
11 out of 22 crew members of Merchant Vessel SSL KOLKATA were rescued after the vessel caught fire last night. Indian Coast Guard ship Rajkiran from Haldia and Coast Dornier arrived in area earlier today. Rescue operation for remaining crew underway5 day ago
11 out of 22 crew members of Merchant Vessel SSL KOLKATA were rescued after the vessel caught fire last night. Indian Coast Guard ship Rajkiran from Haldia and Coast Dornier arrived in area earlier today. Rescue operation for remaining crew underway
China foreign ministry reiterates previous China position that existing trade agreements void if US enacts tariffs on Chinese goods
Pentagon weighs future of Korea drills after Trump nixes 'war games'
Kerala: 3 people dead, 8 people feared trapped in a landslide due to heavy rainfall, in Kozhikode's Kattipara; Search and rescue operation underway. Kerala Chief Minister has directed chief secretary and district collectors for immediate action.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh
President Rodrigo Duterte visits wake of late former Parañaque First District Representative and former National Security Adviser Roilo Golez
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U.N. calls for inquiry into human rights violations in Kashmir
The Security Council of Kyrgyzstan estimated the damage from corruption in millions of dollars
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South Korea president Moon says he will double efforts to implement pledges following election victory
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Pompeo says U.S., allies will push for 'CVID,' Kim understands need for quick denuclearization
Kerala: Severe water-logging in parts of Kozhikode following heavy rainfall in the city
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South Korea main opposition leader steps down over election defeat
Maharashtra: Pune Police Cyber Cell filed another charge sheet in connection with Crypto-currency fraud case. No involvement of any celebrity has been found so far
South Korea's Moon meets Pompeo, says world has escaped nuclear weapons threat5 day ago
South Korea's Moon meets Pompeo, says world has escaped nuclear weapons threat
Three women were arrested for allegedly sneaking illegal drugs at Cebu City Jail at past 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 14. Renante Rubio, city Jail warden, said that the suspects placed the illegal drugs inside their private parts
Militants opened fire at a joint check point of CRPF and Police near Pulwama's Gangoo5 day ago
Militants opened fire at a joint check point of CRPF and Police near Pulwama's Gangoo
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KCNA: "Seminar on the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's work 'The Cause of the Great Party of Comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il Is Ever-Victorious' was held by the Swiss Group for the Study of the Juche Idea on June 9. Martin Lotscher, chief of the group, made a report."
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KCNA: "The leading officials wholeheartedly extended the warmest congratulations to Kim Jong Un who ushered in a new phase of the DPRK-U.S. relations while steering the trend of the political situation on the Korean Peninsula with his energetic external activities."
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KCNA: "A ceremony for greeting the Supreme Leader took place at the airport overflowing with the burning minds of all the people missing him on a foreign tour very much and ardently wishing him safe return. He was warmly greeted by the leading officials ofparty and government."
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KCNA: "He exchanged warm good-byes with the senior officials of the Singaporean government who came out to see him off and got into the plane for his personal use. The Chinese plane carrying him arrived at Pyongyang International Airport at 7:00 a.m. of Wednesday."
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KCNA: "Amid the great attention and excitement of mankind toward the epochal talks unprecedented in history which shocked the whole world, Kim Jong Un, the respected Supreme Leader, left his lodging quarters on Tuesday night and set out on a return trip."
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KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, arrived after successfully concluding the historic DPRK-U.S. summit meeting."
Pentagon expected to cancel August military exercise with South Korea, senior administration official says.
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KCNA: "A meeting of aged people from the DPRK and China took place at the Central Youth HallAn art performance was given by aged people of the two countries at the meeting. Watching the performance, the participants further deepened the feelings of friendship and fraternity."
BAIER: Kim Jong Un is "clearly executing people." TRUMP: "He's a tough guy. Hey, when you take over a country, tough country, tough people, and you take it over from your father if you could do that at 27-years old, I mean, that's 1 in 10,000 that could do that." (via FOX)
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 68km WSW of Muara Siberut, Indonesia
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 1km ENE of Chiba-shi, Japan
US Department of State: We are concerned by reports of at least 147 people killed and 21,000 arrested since early May by Bangladeshi security forces in nationwide counter-narcotics campaign. We urge Bangladesh to conduct thorough, transparent investigations and to fully meet its human rights obligations.
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A youth from Budgam had gone missing to join terrorist ranks but with timely intervention, support of his family and constant follow up by police, he was persuaded to come back. Dist police has ensured all help to him so he can lead normal life again: Budgam police
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Pompeo says very confident US will begin next engagement with North Korea "in the next week or so"
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Pompeo: "lots of other places" where understandings were reached with North Korea that were not included in final Singapore document, will return to those when talks resume
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There is "a great deal of work to doa long way to go with North Korea," Pompeo says
US Pompeo says he will have the lead role in driving process forward with North Korea
Pompeo says North Korea understands 'there will be in-depth verification' of nuclear commitments in any deal with US
US hopes for 'major' North Korea disarmament by 2020: Secretary of State Pompeo
Pompeo: Trump will resume military exercises with South Korea if North stops negotiating in good faith
Pompeo says US wants North Korea to take major nuclear disarmament steps by end of Trump's first term.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 10km ENE of Nangan, Philippines
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