2 year ago
Kerala: Ayyappa devotees protest outside Kottayam Railway Station following reports of women devotees' visit to Sabarimala Temple today. Police at the spot.
Tsunami in Western Indonesia: Caused by volcano, landslide; At least 33 dead; 288 injured; Death toll expected to rise; Rescue work ongoing
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 81km W of Tiku, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 85km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 89km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Pakistan MFA: We strongly condemn the continuing bloodshed in Pulwama today where Indian forces killed 6 innocent Kashmiris on trumped up charges. No curfew and no amount of oppression can deter the people of Kashmir from standing by each other and coming out in the thousands to bury their dead
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 99km NNE of Awaran, Pakistan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 180km NNE of Bitung, Indonesia
Bob Carlin: "High-level commentary carried by KCNA, another one by the same author—Jong Hyon—appeared on December 20. This one has caused a considerable reaction in Western media, though it actually contains little that is new." @38NorthNK
KCNA: "The LKP, a cancer-like entity in realizing peace and reunification, must not make a mockery of the people with its wicked wordplay but end its existence as early as possible."
KCNA: "As a crow can never be whiter for often washing, the conservative group can never conceal its despicable nature as the 'party standing for war', 'confrontation-oriented party' and 'anti-reunification party' no matter how loudly it trumpets about 'peace'."
KCNA: "Still when the inter-Korean relationshave greeted a turning point, the conservative group, which is on the decline with each passing day after being sternly judged by history, is working hard to block the trend of the present situation with thoughtless remarks."
2 year ago
State Dept: Canada is conducting a fair, unbiased, and transparent legal proceeding with respect to Meng Wanzhou, and respecting its international legal commitments by honoring its extradition treaty with the U.S. We share Canada's commitment to rule of law and will uphold this principle.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 44km WSW of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 107km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 99km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 86km WSW of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 85km WSW of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 237km ENE of Enarotali, Indonesia
Multiple reports that Former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig detained in China denied lawyer access
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 11km ENE of Sambelia, Indonesia
China denies US charges of economic espionage, calls them "slanderous" and urges Washington to withdraw its accusations.
2 year ago
Russian Ministry of Defense gives newly launched Blagovest No. 13L satellite an official (public) designation – Kosmos-2533
Taliban fighters dismantled a police base in Faizabad and captured 9 personnel alive. This is a major attack in a long time in Badakhshan's capital.
The communist rebels are using their holiday ceasefire to catch soldiers off guard, Malacañang said, after the NPA took hostage two soldiers and 12 militiamen in Agusan del Sur recently.
In reaction to reports on a possible withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, President Ghani's spokesman Haroon Chakhansuri says troops pull-out will not affect security situation in the country.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 104km WSW of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 103km WSW of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 102km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 98km WSW of Nikol'skoye, Russia