Singapore PM reshuffles cabinet with succession question looming

Map. History of Asia conflict

14 August 2018
Hizbul Al-Ahrar claim responsibility for attack on check post with the heavy weapons in Khurram Agency's village Ali Zai
Trump: We made no concessions to North Korea
Trump: We have to deal with North Korea openly
"We will not repeat the mistakes of past administrations" with the DPRK says @POTUS. "The campaign of maximum pressure with continue."
6 killed in gunfight in Kashmir's Tral3 month ago
6 killed in gunfight in Kashmir's Tral
Three suicide attacks rock city of Quetta, killing six, wounding 15: Pakistani officials
Officers of Air Intelligence Unit at Mumbai's CSI airport recovered 6 gold bars of foreign marking weighing 1000 grams each and 6 cut gold pieces weighing 2990 grams valued at Indian rupees 2,59,04,146 collectively.The gold bars were hidden below cushion of 2 seats inside a Jet airways flight
Two suicide bombers killed in Quetta: Pakistani army
3 suicide bombers launch two separate attacks in Pakistani city of Quetta. Two killed by security forces trying to target FC post - a third bomber targeted a police van as a result of which 5 policemen were killed and 7 injured
Macron: We are working with the United States to confront terrorism differently and to counter illicit weapons in North Korea and Iran
Andhra Pradesh: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Vijayawada seized 1394 Kg of Cannabis worth Indian rupees 2,09,14,800; Two persons arrested under NDPS ACT 1985, further investigation in the case is underway
One more militant killed taking the total to 4: SP Vaid, DGP of Jammu And Kashmir on encounter in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district3 month ago
One more militant killed taking the total to 4: SP Vaid, DGP of Jammu And Kashmir on encounter in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district
Twin blasts in Quetta, atleast two soldiers killed and eight wounded
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 37km WSW of Pyu, Burma
Kolkata: Members of BJP took out a rally against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and TMC in protest against violence during filing of nomination for state Panchayat elections, also staged mock funeral
3 month ago
Encounter in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district: All the three militants gunned down
Mumbai: 4 injured in a gas cylinder explosion in Dahisar's Rajput Chwal. All the injured admitted to hospital
3 month ago
Sources: India rules out talks with Pakistan until general elections in that country later this year and a new government is formed. India also rules out possibility of SAARC summit at a time Pakistan continues cross-border terror against India
Australian military ties with Myanmar scrutinised due to Rohingya
3 month ago
South Korea's foreign ministry condemns deadly attack in Kabul
Philippines presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque: We remain optimistic that other issues between the Philippines and Kuwait would be resolved soon.
Jammu And Kashmir: Wreath laying ceremony of policeman Latif Gojri who lost his life in encounter with militants in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district. One Army jawan also lost his life, one terrorist gunned down. Encounter underway3 month ago
Jammu And Kashmir: Wreath laying ceremony of policeman Latif Gojri who lost his life in encounter with militants in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district. One Army jawan also lost his life, one terrorist gunned down. Encounter underway
4 wounded in clash of 2 families in Basilan
PM @narendramodi, Chinese President Xi Jinping will not sign agreements at Wuhan Summit but build trust to resolve bilateral issues: China
3 month ago
Two security personnel killed in Pulwama encounter
Presently, with whatever we have collected, it looks like a Jaish-e-Mohammed outfit. Search and other part of the operation is still going on. Once it is over, we will be able to say more about it: Swayam Prakash Pani, Inspector General (Kashmir Range)3 month ago
Presently, with whatever we have collected, it looks like a Jaish-e-Mohammed outfit. Search and other part of the operation is still going on. Once it is over, we will be able to say more about it: Swayam Prakash Pani, Inspector General (Kashmir Range)
EU intends to join U.S.-China consultations on steel tariffs at @wto
3 month ago
India's Modi may need an alliance to rule southern state, poll shows
3 month ago
Differences shouldn't lead to disputes in India-China ties: Defence Minister @nsitharaman
China fails to get Indian support for Belt and Road ahead of summit
Russia and China seek international support for Iran nuclear deal
China unveils monument to South China Sea island building
Japanese PM Abe expresses hope for Japan-North Korea summit in talks with South Korea president Moon
3 month ago
South Korea, Ukraine agree to boost economic cooperation
Philippines apologizes to Kuwait for sovereignty violation over 'rescue' of workers
3 month ago
KCNA: "It reminds one of the uninvited guest storming other's house and urging the owner to pay a charge. This height of arrogance and ferocity is something deplorable that can be found only in South Korea."
KCNA: "The U.S. recently held negotiations over the conclusion of 'special agreement on defense cost sharing' with south Korea and pressurized the south Korean authorities to bear 'defense cost sharing' running into astronomical figures."
In pictures: Kashmir village shutdown over nocturnal arrests |3 month ago
In pictures: Kashmir village shutdown over nocturnal arrests |
KCNA: "This clearly proves the U.S. nature as the de facto ruler in South Korea as it is an unwarranted demand in disregard of the difficult south Korean economy and the right of the people to existence."
3 month ago
M6.8 earthquake just hit off the Japan coast
3 month ago
US diplomat Thornton says U.S. will avoid protracted negotiation with North Korea, urges more action to show sincerity
3 month ago
Singapore PM reshuffles cabinet with succession question looming
3 month ago
South Korea, China resume consultations on fisheries cooperation
Chhattisgarh: 9 Naxals, including one platoon commander who had a bounty of Rs. 2 lakh on him, were arrested by security forces in Konta
Top NPA rebel, 2 others held in Sarangani clash
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 14km ENE of Nemuro, Japan
Fresh talks between the United States and Pakistan have failed to narrow down their differences on Afghanistan and other regional issues
Indonesia's former parliament speaker Setya Novanto has been handed a 15-year prison term for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money. Several other leading politicians, including ministers in President Widodo's government, are possibly implicated by the scandal
3 nabbed for selling marijuana in Marikina vape shop
North Korea's Kim to be served Swiss rösti at inter-Korean summit
Gadchiroli encounter: Naxal death toll rises to 37
3 month ago
KCNA: "The present authorities remain attached to the U.S.-made war monsterThe aggression-minded outsiders only will benefit from THAAD and it is only the destiny of the south Koreans that will be intercepted by it."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities suppress the struggle of the people against the THAAD base construction, persistently pushing forward with it. This can not but be a criminal act little short of willing to follow in the footsteps of traitor Park Geun Hye."
3 month ago
KCNA: "However vocal the south Korean authorities may become in the usefulness of THAAD, its traitorous nature and danger can never be concealed."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities persist in the deployment of THAAD for aggression, going against the present trend of the times and the public desire toward peace and detente."
North Korean leader visits China embassy, hospital after fatal bus crash
Japan says trade talks with U.S. under new framework won't start until June
3 month ago
One Army jawan and one Policeman lost their lives in ongoing encounter with militants in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district. One militants also gunned down
3 killed as gunfight continues in Kashmir's Tral3 month ago
3 killed as gunfight continues in Kashmir's Tral
One of the biggest and most successful anti Red Terror Operations undertaken by 60 commandos in Gadhchiroli, Maharashtra. 37 suspected Maoists killed. Several Weapons recovered say police. Search Ops on.
President Xi appears ready to respond as China is rattled by trade and financial risks
Reuters: China exported no diesel or gasoline to North Korea in March, customs data show. It also imported no iron ore or lead concentrates and ore from North Korea
Indonesia is investigating reports from Islamic State supporters that the most senior Southeast Asian commander of the militant group was killed by U.S. air strikes in eastern Syria last week, counter-terrorism officials said
3 month ago
Declaration to end Korean War tied to North Korea denuclearization: Seoul
3 month ago
Fire erupts in wooden warehouse in Karachi
3 month ago
Taiwan to simulate repelling invasion amid China tensions
TamilNadu: Korukkupet Special Sub Inspector Joseph was found hanging near Kasimedu Fishing Harbour in Chennai. Investigation is underway
Gadchiroli encounter: 11 more bodies of Naxals recovered from Indravati River. Naxal death toll rises to 33
Arson suspect arrested after KTV fire kills 18, injures another 5 in Guangdong
3 month ago
3 South Koreans injured in Toronto van attack
One Army jawan injured in an encounter with militants in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district. Operation continues3 month ago
One Army jawan injured in an encounter with militants in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district. Operation continues
3 month ago
South Korea's nuke envoy says next few months 'critical' for denuclearization of North Korea
3 month ago
Koreas president Moon expresses regret over failed attempt to amend Constitution
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 81km SSE of Mawlaik, Burma
3 month ago
Gunshots heard in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district. Security forces at the spot
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 3km WSW of Pali, Indonesia
3 month ago
KCNA: "The south Korean military's act of spurring the racket for arms buildup is a crime of chilling the compatriots' desire for reconciliation, unity and reunificationOutward smile while carrying dagger would never help settle anything."
Fire breaks out at karaoke bar in Qingyuan in southern China, killing at least 18 people; arson suspected - Xinhua
3 month ago
KCNA: "The victory of the WPK's line of simultaneously pushing forward the economic construction and the building of nuclear force would be unthinkable without the 'do-or-die' forced march and wise leadership of the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un."
3 month ago
D @VOANews report: 'We're not naïve' about DPRK, says @PressSec.
3 month ago
KCNA: "The respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un visited the hospital on Monday evening and personally learned about the treatment of the wounded. He called on the wounded and warmly sympathized with them and consulted the future treatment with medical workers."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The ambassador said that they came to realize once again how much the Korean party, government and people value the traditional China-DPRK friendship, adding that this has been evidently proven again to be unbreakable and great friendship."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Ambassador Li Jinjun, hardly repressing his deep impression over the fact that Chairman Kim Jong Un personally visited the embassy early at dawn, busy as his schedule was, said that he would immediately report it to General Secretary Xi Jinping."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The Korean people take the tragic accident as their own misfortune, he said, stressing that the party and government of the DPRK would take follow-up measures with utmost sincerity in a mind to alleviate the pain of the bereaved families even a bit."
3 month ago
KCNA: " He said that the unexpected accident brought bitter sorrow to his heart and that he couldn't control his grief at the thought of the bereaved families who lost their blood relatives."
3 month ago
KCNA: "He expressed heartfelt sympathy and deep condolences to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and president of the People's Republic of China, the party and government of China and the bereaved families of the victims."
USAF B-52H's HERO01 and HERO02 departed Andersen AFB, Guam routing to the South China Sea.  USAF KC-135R's ZELDA21 and ZELDA22 are providing initial AAR Support3 month ago
USAF B-52H's HERO01 and HERO02 departed Andersen AFB, Guam routing to the South China Sea. USAF KC-135R's ZELDA21 and ZELDA22 are providing initial AAR Support
3 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unvisited the Chinese embassy here at 6:30 a.m. of Monday to express his deep sympathy over an unexpected traffic accident that claimed heavy causalities among Chinese tourists to the DPRK."
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 60km NE of Bitung, Indonesia
Mattis on North Korea suspending nuke and missile tests: "Right now, I think there's a lot of reasons for optimism that the negotiations will be fruitful and we'll see," defense secretary says at Pentagon moments ago
U.S. will not lift sanctions until North Korea takes concrete steps to denuclearize: White House
3 month ago
"We're not naive in this process," says @PressSec in response to my question about denuclearization hopes in view of DPRK comment that completion of its nuclear arsenal – which it calls its 'powerful treasured sword' - firmly guarantees forever its security and well-being.
3 month ago
The Japan Coast Guard says 4 Chinese patrol boats temporarily entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Monday.
Pentagon cautious on promises from DPRK North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un on denuclearization: "There has been no change in our posture" says DoD's Col Rob Manning. "Our conditions don't changethe complete, irreversible and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean peninsula"
Jammu and Kashmir: One person was injured in a mine blast along the Line of Control in Karmarha sector, injured was operated upon and his condition is stable now3 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: One person was injured in a mine blast along the Line of Control in Karmarha sector, injured was operated upon and his condition is stable now
3 month ago
Pakistani troops shell forward areas along LoC in Poonch: Indian official
3 month ago
Shupian village tense as residents resist anti-militancy operation
Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Monday met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Beijing
Myanmar's Suu Kyi to skip Asean summit in Singapore
Shooting alarm at Sitio Sudlon, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City
Photo: Fire broke out in slum area of Mansarovar Park3 month ago
Photo: Fire broke out in slum area of Mansarovar Park
West Bengal: BSF seized gold biscuits worth Indian rupees 15.12 lakh from Nadia, while it was being smuggled into India from Bangladesh.
CPI held protest in Coimbatore over the issue of constitution of Cauvery Management Board
Naxal activity has been noticed in tri-junction area of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, we are active in that area: Satish Mathur, after recent anti-naxal operation in Gadchiroli
Man arrested in Nangarhar for smuggling weapons from Pakistan3 month ago
Man arrested in Nangarhar for smuggling weapons from Pakistan
3 month ago
Full denuclearization to @POTUS means "North Korea doesn't have and isn't testing nuclear missiles," says @PressSec.
On DPRK, "the ultimate goal is denuclearization. They've already started making some steps," replies @PressSec to reporter's question.
3 month ago
India is a good friend and strategic partner of Afghanistan: president Ghani
Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for all-efforts to rescue the injured and properly handle the aftermath of a serious traffic accident in DPRK Sunday night
3 month ago
Gujarat: Fire broke out at a godown in Navsari's Bhattai village, 7 fire tenders at the spot, fire being doused
West Bengal: Clash erupted between BJP and TMC workers in Asansol
Teen killed in Davao clash confirms rebels using children as combatants, says military
Student's ignore govt's 'advice', clashes continue across Kashmir3 month ago
Student's ignore govt's 'advice', clashes continue across Kashmir
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing
Birbhum: One BJP worker dead after clash between TMC and BJP supporters in Siuri's Block No. 1
South Korea's trade minister in Myanmar to promote economic cooperation
Malaysia releases images of suspects in murder of Palestinian
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sends congratulations to Kyrgyzstan's new PM Mukhammedkaliy Abylgaziyev, expressing hope to work jointly to push for new progress regarding the Beltand road initiative
South Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North Korea
North Korea has agreed that key moments from the summit with South Korea, like the moment when its leader Kim Jong Un crosses the border, be broadcast live. South Korean journalists will also be allowed to broadcast from the northern side of Panmunjom truce village.
China reassures Pakistan on ties ahead of Xi's meeting with India's Modi
3 month ago
UK and South Korea in talks to protect an arrangement of tax breaks for Korean buyers of North Sea crude beyond Brexit
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