131 reported missing in Laos dam disaster: PM

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16 August 2018
Political parties in Pakistan expressing serious concern over delayed election results. Officials blaming technical failures, assuring there's no conspiracy.
This week @AmbJohnBolton is to convene Cabinet-level NSC meetings on Iran and DPRK.
North Korea is continuing to produce fissile material as part of its nuclear program: Pompeo to senate committee
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 215km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia
Sec Pompeo responding to North Korea questioning: "We have not been taken for a ride, Senator."
Unofficial and partial results show Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leading the polls in Pakistan amid rigging allegations made by leaders of opposing parties
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 228km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia
The Pentagon has placed an order for Javelin for Foreign Military Sales with an estimated completion date of Aug. 31, 2021 In the list are: Ukraine, Australia, Estonia, Lithuania, Turkey, Taiwan
China appreciates US airlines' action and hopes foreign enterprises to abide by Chinese laws, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Wed, after 44 foreign airlines, including three major US airlines, changed Taiwan reference before the deadline on July 25
"China is one of our biggest focus areas. It certainly should in terms of the threat and the threat looking into the future," says Ellen McCarthy, nominated to be an asst sec of @StateDept for intelligence and research
The current international order, though not perfect, should not be discarded as one pleases: Chinese President Xi Jinping at the 2018 BRICS Business Forum
Siem Pang district of Cambodia's Stung Treng province is feeling affects from the Laos dam collapse, with some people are evacuated to higher ground today, according to the provincial administration
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said that there was "no winner in a tradewar," calling on the US to withdraw from the wrong path after Trump administration announced it would provide up to $12 billion in aid to US farmers impacted by trade disputes
3 week ago
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also leading in NA 246 Lyari seat in Karachi
China President Xi, in South Africa, says if there's a global trade war there'll be no winner.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Waterkloof in South Africa; He will take part in 10th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg tomorrow.
Landslides, floods kill five children in southeastern Bangladesh
Earthquake of magnitude 2.9 struck Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh at 1852 hours.
Duterte: My visit to 'friend' Trump in US just a matter of scheduling
TOLOnews journalist Shabeer Ahmadi reporting live from Pakistan on the elections says polling stations have just closed and early indications point to Imran Khan, from the PTI party, being the front-runner in today's general elections #PakistanElections2018
3 week ago
Shikarpur: 7 injured in clashes between independent, GDA candidates
President XiJinping on Tuesday called on China and SouthAfrica to continue striving to develop closer ties and join hands to achieve their dreams in development while attending a welcome banquet hosted by his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa
131 reported missing in Laos dam disaster: PM
[email protected] reporter on trial in Myanmar says he was hooded, deprived of sleep and forced to kneel for hours at a secret police interrogation site
3 week ago
Badin: Clash between GDA, PPP workers leaves 5 injured
Faisalabad: 2 men carrying weapons arrested outside NA-105
China being 'vicious' on trade: Trump
At least 19 dead, 131 missing after dam breaks in southern Laos, prime minister says - Xinhua
Singapore’s diplomatic relations with Malaysia are expected to worsen under the new Pakatan Harapan government led by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, said an international research firm
3 week ago
[email protected]: China is targeting our farmers, who they know I love and respect, as a way of getting me to continue allowing them to take advantage of the U.S. They are being vicious in what will be their failed attempt. We were being nice - until now. China made $517 Billion on us last year.
PM casts his vote in Gulkada, Swat. #ElectionPakistan2018
3 week ago
KCNA: "A delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China led by Vice-Minister Kong Xuanyou arrived here on Wednesday."
China blames 'independence activists' for axing of Taiwan Olympic event
3 week ago
U.S. official visits South Korea for consultations on North Korea
State media says Laos dam disaster kills 19.
The police is set to file charges against “more than” 20 people after a mob, composed mostly of settlers on a disputed property, killed two security guards in a bloody demolition in San Juan town in Batangas province
3 week ago
U.S. airlines change Taiwan reference on websites ahead of Chinese deadline
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 117km SE of Sarangani, Philippines
3 week ago
Seven people, including one woman, have been arrested from different polling stations in Karachi for allegedly taking part in rigging
3 week ago
KCNA: "Bourgeois democracy, 'democracy' in capitalist society, is not a genuine oneCapitalism is a society where a tiny minority of exploiting classes holding privileged status rules a majority."
3 week ago
KCNA: "The imperialists and reactionaries persistently tout 'democracy' in capitalist society and 'advantages' of bourgeois democracy, but it is sophism to cover up theunpopular nature of the bourgeois dictatorship and the true colors of capitalist society going downhill."
The ROK government will dispatch emergency relief teams to Laos, suffering from the disastrous collapse of a hydroelectric dam on July 23.3 week ago
The ROK government will dispatch emergency relief teams to Laos, suffering from the disastrous collapse of a hydroelectric dam on July 23.
3 week ago
South Korea military prosecution indicts senior Army official for doctoring presidential report on ferry disaster
@AFP pictures from the southern Laos town of Paksong where many survivors of Monday night's dam collapse have taken shelter
Midnapore: Police has busted a motorbike theft gang and arrested 15 people, 118 motorbikes recovered
Mumbai: Miscreants pelted stones and set a bus ablaze in Mankhurd during MarathaQuotaStir. Fire has been extinguished by fire tenders.
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 90km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia
Final U.S. defense spending bill expands the pushback against China, including forging closer ties with Taiwan
8 polling agents detained as women stopped from voting in NA-86, Mandi Bahauddin
China steel exporters delay shipments, benefiting rivals like Russia that are prowling for market share amid a raging Sino-U.S. trade war
3 week ago
Two Koreas exchange results of search for families separated by war
Several injured in an attack on PPP supporters in Sanghar3 week ago
Several injured in an attack on PPP supporters in Sanghar
Pro-North Korea newspaper slams South Korea for being passive in inter-Korean cooperation
31 killed in Quetta bombing as pakistanis cast their votes
At least 28 people are killed and 35 wounded in a suicide attack near a polling station in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, as millions vote in a nationwide election
Cambodia goes to the polls on Sunday, but without a serious opposition on the ballot sheet Hun Sen is poised to win big and extend his 33-year stay as prime minister
Islamic State claims responsibility for blast in Quetta
ISIS claims Quetta attack in Pakistan
15 killed and more than 20 injured in a blast near eastern bypass in Balochistan's Quetta: Pakistan media
3 week ago
At least 27 people are feared dead following a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, as heavy rains hamper the search for survivors
3 week ago
Seoul to launch special committee on relations with ASEAN
3 week ago
Two militants have been gunned down in the encounter which started in Anantnag this morning. The encounter has concluded, combing operation is underway
6 Afghan brothers gunned down in Peshawar
President Trump touts progress in Afghanistan
17 bodies are recovered after flash floods caused by a dam breach in southern Laos, a Thai consular official at the scene says, adding 'but we cannot estimate the number of missing yet'
3 week ago
President Moon welcomes five new ambassadors to South Korea
3 week ago
South Korea's foreign ministry vowed Wednesday to stay cautious about the possibility of breaching U.N.-led sanctions on North Korea in promoting inter-Korean exchanges
3 week ago
South Korean president orders dispatch of emergency relief team to Laos
3 week ago
KCNA: "The abnormal hot weather holds long in the DPRK before and after the beginning of dog days, affected by the unusually developed northwest Pacific high pressurethe temperature rose to 39.7 degrees centigrade in Wonsan Citythe highest since meteorological observation."
3 week ago
KCNA: "Speakers said that the victory in the Fatherland Liberation War was a military miracle brought by Kim Il Sung'sdistinguished commanding art. They stressed that Kim Il Sung was the sun of life, the future of Korea and the banner of victoryin the 1950s."
3 week ago
KCNA: "A seminar of social scientists was held at the Korean Revolution Museum on Tuesday to mark the 65th anniversary of the victory in the great Fatherland Liberation War."
3 week ago
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."
3 week ago
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."
3 week ago
[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"
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 163km SSE of Kute, Indonesia
3 week ago
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
3 week ago
U.S. airlines poised to change Taiwan references as China deadline looms: sources
3 week ago
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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