An additional 5 billion tons of water has entered the Xe Pian River and officials are warning of a high likelihood of flooding in the lower reaches of the Mekong River. Laos

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16 August 2018
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KCNA: "He went round the fermented soybean liquid spore production process newly built at the factorysaying that it is necessary to provide the servicepersons with various soybean-based foodsafter the whole army gave foremost importance to soybean farming."
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KCNA: "The respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un inspected Factory No. 525 of the Korean People's ArmyHe said that officials and employees of the factory should always overfulfill the production plan on all indices, bearing in mind the noble intention of leader Kim Jong Il."
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[email protected]: "We're also pursuing the denuclearization of North Korea and a new future of prosperity, security, and peace on the Korean peninsula and all of Asia."
Three security personnel were martyred while 13 others sustained injuries after a military convoy on election duty came under attack in Turbat
IMF official says 'no evidence' China manipulating currency
Chinese FM spox Geng Shuang says his country is "ready to work with the new Pakistani government to stay committed to consolidating political mutual trust, deepening across-the-board practical cooperation and making new progress n our all-weather strategic cooperative partnership"
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 163km SSE of Kute, Indonesia
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Three Indian soldiers killed, injured in an attack in Srinagar
Telangana: One naxal killed in exchange of fire between security forces and naxals in Bhadradri Kothagudem district's Kurnavalli forest area; combing operation underway
15 people from Changsheng Bio-tech including its chairwoman have been detained by local police in Changchun, Jilin Province on Tuesday over suspected crime in the production of the rabies vaccine for human use; the case is under investigation
Jammu and Kashmir: One security personnel succumbs to injuries, two security personnel sustain bullet injuries in terrorist attack on CRPF party at Batmaloo in Srinagar. Security forces cordon off a shop where militants are suspected to be hiding
Media will not be able to broadcast any result of the election till 7 pm on election day: Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan
Alert level 5 fire in Jolo, Sulu. Two barangays, Lambayong and Busbus are affected, mostly coastal areas
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U.S. airlines poised to change Taiwan references as China deadline looms: sources
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An additional 5 billion tons of water has entered the Xe Pian River and officials are warning of a high likelihood of flooding in the lower reaches of the Mekong River. Laos
China had set July 25 deadline for foreign airlines to change their Taiwan references on websites
The collapse at the hydroelectric dam in Attapeu sent flash floods through six villages, Several human lives were lost and several hundreds of people [are] missing. And more than 6,600 people have been made homeless by the floods. Attapeu Laos Floods
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Militants attack CRPF party in the heart of Srinagar near Fire Services Department in Batmaloo. One CRPF Jawan reportedly injured. CRPF QAT and J&K Police on spot
China's foreign ministry said China has only exported 7,432 tonnes of refined oil products to North Korea during H1 2018 vs a total of 60,000 tonnes a year stipulated by UN sanctions
Video of collapsed from Attapeu, Laos
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South Korea will push for a withdrawal of troops from the DMZ—a prelude to a possible pullout of all troops from the front line—as part of the inter-Korean trust-building process.
Japan's Kishida boosts Abe's chances of staying on as PM
Isis claims to have killed 3 Philippine Army soldiers with artillery shelling in Southern Sulu island.
Indian Frigate Docks at Iranian Port for 3-Day Visit3 week ago
Indian Frigate Docks at Iranian Port for 3-Day Visit
Lucknow: UP Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and West Bengal police, in a joint operation, arrested two Bangladeshi militants in Gautam Budh Nagar earlier today.
An accident at a dam in Laos's southeastern Attapeu province has left hundreds of people are missing, possibly dead - Laos state media
Hundreds of people missing after dam breaks in southern Laos, government says
'Unprecedented' Japan heatwave kills 65 in a week
Australia honors bravery of divers involved in Thai cave rescue
Japan's Kishida unlikely to run in ruling party leadership race: Kyodo
UN urges Myanmar's government to step up efforts to help Rohingya Muslims return home
Seven killed in Peshawar firing over petty dispute
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An Uzbekistani militants was killed in Zabul province during an operation by Afghan forces.
Thousands of Philippine poor nabbed in Duterte's latest war - on loitering
U.S. research group says North Korea dismantling key facilities at its main satellite launch site.
South Korea seeks to withdraw guard post forces from DMZ on 'trial' basis
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Several North Korean ambassadors spotted at Beijing airport
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South Korea, U.S. apart over 'operational military support' cost
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A two-star South Korea Army general is under investigation for sexual harassment allegations, a source said Tuesday, the latest in a series of scandals involving top military official
Tamil Nadu: 4 passengers on a local train died, at least 10 injured after being hit by iron poles beside railway tracks at Chennai's St Thomas Mount, while they were travelling on foot-board of a train this morning.
Sri Lankan Navy has apprehended 7 Indian fishermen with two boats near Jaffna. They are being interrogated in Sri Lanka=
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The Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul has announced that Torkham gate will be closed - between Afghanistan and Pakistan- from Tuesday to Thursday due to elections in the country on Wednesday
YSRCP leaders arrested for enforcing shutdown in Andhra Pradesh
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KCNA: "The Japanese reactionaries alone feel unhappy with the current trend of reconciliation and peace on the Korean peninsulathe developments are tantamount to the worst disaster for Japanwith an old dream of the 'Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere'."
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KCNA: "The silly behavior of the Japanese diplomatic boss is a wicked and mean one of narrow-minded guys of an island nation to stem at any cost the trend of the regional situation developing on good terms and get rid of the position of 'passing Japan'."
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KCNA: "Japan, a matchless political dwarf, showed again its childish appearance to the worldEnraged at the news of Japan samurais' rude action, the army and people of the DPRK are burning their hearts with revenge on island barbarians, the sworn enemy of the Korean nation."
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KCNA: "Saying that the rich forest resources are a precious asset for economic construction, he stressed it is necessary to build the tree nursery, which is like an arsenal for the forest restoration campaign for turning all the mountains in the province into gold mountains."
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KCNA: "The respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un inspected the Kangwon Provincial Tree Nursery. He went round various places of the nursery."
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 114km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
Shots fired at New Generation party headquarters in Sulaimani
Chhattisgarh: One naxal killed in an encounter between District Reserve Guard (DRG) and naxals yesterday in Kondagaon. One pistol and one single barrel weapon recovered from the spot where the body was found.
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38 North releasing sat imagery showing DPRK has begun dismantling key sites at Sohae.
US government issues advisory to highlight the sanctions evasion tactics used by the DPRK "that could expose businesses to compliance risks" under sanctions authorities.
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A controversial military document contained detailed procedures for the potential invocation of martial law, including diplomatic steps to gain recognition for the move from the United States, its copy showed
Reuters reporter says Myanmar police planted 'secret' papers
12 killed, 3 others missing after floods triggered by torrential rain hit north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, which have affected 338,000 residents and destroyed more than 300 houses, local authorities said Monday
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 124km S of Krajan Tambakrejo, Indonesia
Trump says 'very happy' with how North Korea talks are progressing, lashes media for 'fake news' on difficulties
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Putin and Nazarbayev discussed the Caspian summit in a telephone conversation
[email protected]: A Rocket has not been launched by North Korea in 9 months. Likewise, no Nuclear Tests. Japan is happy, all of Asia is happy. But the Fake News is saying, without ever asking me (always anonymous sources), that I am angry because it is not going fast enough. Wrong, very happy.
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