The small Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan will soon have a satellite in orbit around the moon

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19 July 2018
"It's a decision for China to make" on "what's best for their country," replies @PressSec on communist party decision to end term limits for President Xi.
4 month ago
"Our alliance is as strong as ever" with South Korea, asserts @PressSec, who just returned from the ROK. "There no daylight"
4 month ago
Q: Preconditions on US-DPRK talks? @PressSec: "Anything that would be discussed would have to be solely the focus on them agreeing to denuclearize the (Korean) peninsula."
Added to WH Schedule: @PressSec - just back from PyeongChang Olympics as part of Presidential Delegation, to hold 3pm/ET press briefing. She got a great US Team Jacket. Maybe she'll be asked to explain Curling.
Updated @WhiteHouse schedule: @PressSec, just back from South Korea, will hold a briefing at 15:00 EST (20:00 EST).
In remarks to Governors, Pres complains about trade deficit with Mexico, which he puts at $130-billlion a year. Says "at some point," US has to be stronger and smarter in trade deals. Also calls WTO "a catastrophe" when it comes to trade with China.
"We're talking about tremendous potential of loss of life. Numbers that nobody has ever contemplated," @POTUS says if there is a war with DPRK.
"India sells us a lot of motorbikes," contends @POTUS calling @narendramodi offer reducing tariffs to 50 percent on @harleydavidson motorcycles to India nothing we should be happy about.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Liu Yandong met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on February 26 to discuss the Korean Peninsula issue as well as boosting cooperation4 month ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Liu Yandong met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on February 26 to discuss the Korean Peninsula issue as well as boosting cooperation
4 month ago
Gujarat: Man killed wife, son and daughter with a knife, then attempted to kill himself in Bharuch. Man currently admitted for treatment
J&K: Governor N.N. Vohra met Lt Gen A.K. Bhat, GoC 15 Corps, in Srinagar, to discuss the situation along LoC and activities of the various terrorist groups in the hinterland. Governor also had similar briefings by S.P. Pani, IGP Kashmir Division, and Ravideep Singh Sahi, IG CRPF4 month ago
J&K: Governor N.N. Vohra met Lt Gen A.K. Bhat, GoC 15 Corps, in Srinagar, to discuss the situation along LoC and activities of the various terrorist groups in the hinterland. Governor also had similar briefings by S.P. Pani, IGP Kashmir Division, and Ravideep Singh Sahi, IG CRPF
"We want to talk [with North Korea] but under the right conditions," says @POTUS
Trump says North Korea wants to talk and we want to talk. but only under the right conditions
Speaking at an event in Davao City, President Rodrigo Duterte said his problems with the police were limited to those in Manila
Mumbai: Fire broke out at a shopping centre on SV Road, Boriwali West. No casualties reported
"China's lack of transparency regarding the scope and scale of its nuclear modernization leaves the international community with concerns about it's future intent" per @DeptofDefense's Tractenberg
Argentine Navy officers fire on a Chinese boat that was illegally fishing in the country's waters, before embarking on an almost eight hour chase of the vessel. The pursuit was eventually called off, leaving the fishing boat to escape.4 month ago
Argentine Navy officers fire on a Chinese boat that was illegally fishing in the country's waters, before embarking on an almost eight hour chase of the vessel. The pursuit was eventually called off, leaving the fishing boat to escape.
Dantewada: Three security personnel injured in an encounter with naxals in a jungle in Barsur area
4 month ago
Shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hits off eastern Indonesia: USGS
4 month ago
The small Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan will soon have a satellite in orbit around the moon
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 - 44km NE of Airbuaya, Indonesia
Two groups clash at Mian Channu local court, 10 injured
Security personnel apprehended an individual in possession of 989 bottles of illicit liquor worth Indian rupees 2 lakh in Nagaland's Wokha, yesterday. Seized items have been handed over to Wokha Police Station4 month ago
Security personnel apprehended an individual in possession of 989 bottles of illicit liquor worth Indian rupees 2 lakh in Nagaland's Wokha, yesterday. Seized items have been handed over to Wokha Police Station
China hopes DPRK and U.S. can make progress in dialogue to promote settlement of the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue: FM spokesman
4 month ago
In U.N. speech, South Korean FM calls on North Korean government to improve human rights
India: IS claims its 1st ops in the country, the shooting of a police officer in Srinagar Kashmir4 month ago
#India: IS claims its 1st ops in the country, the shooting of a police officer in #Srinagar Kashmir
Five people died after a ship capsized in a river in central China's Hunan
IS claims assassination of Indian policeman in Kashmir.
4 month ago
[email protected]: we do not believe trade deals with the US and China would be likely to compensate for a significant loss of trade with our neighbours in the EU
EU agrees to prepare sanctions on Myanmar generals
Official: China entered Philippines in the past without permit
Fire breaks out in overhead locker as passengers board plane at Guangzhou airport
U.S. trying to 'embarrass' Pakistan with terror financing list: Pakistani finance minister Miftah Ismail
Thailand arrests 10 Russians who ran sex training course in Pattaya
Magnitude 5.1 quake jolts Naujan, Oriental Mindoro4 month ago
Magnitude 5.1 quake jolts Naujan, Oriental Mindoro
Bill Browder:It just never stops. This time the Russians hacked the winter Olympics and tried to make it look like the North Koreans did it.
Duterte defends his remark to shoot NPA fighters in the vagina: It's sort of sarcasm
Duterte: I want to build a strong police force and a strong Armed Forces before I leave office
Duterte: I was happy to show the world that we could quell a rebellion in such a short time
4 month ago
13 people arrested for overstaying in Singapore, employing or harbouring illegal immigrants
Duterte: I will never go to a peace negotiation on bended knees
Duterte: It will not stop, the war against drugs. ICC or not ICC, it will proceed and it will lat until the last day of my term.
President of the Philippines Duterte speaking at the inauguration of the Armscor shooting range in Davao
4 month ago
Two-year-old boy, abducted and sold to a woman subsequently, rescued within 48 hours in Delhi. Three human traffickers arrested
Iranian Air Force Chief arrives in Pakistan
4 month ago
One policeman injured in a grenade explosion when the terrorist was challenged by guard while trying to escape from police station Tral; area cordoned by security forces
Head of national intelligence for North Korea Kim Yong-chol says doors open for dialogue with U.S.: South Koreas Blue House
Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal says he has sent resignation to President Ghani as he has completed 2 year term that he had agreed upon. He says he has requested the president to appoint his replacement and that he has not sought any other official position
Patna: RJD leaders protest outside Bihar Assembly over Muzaffarpur hit and run incident in which 9 children died4 month ago
Patna: RJD leaders protest outside Bihar Assembly over Muzaffarpur hit and run incident in which 9 children died
Communist leader Joma Sison on the arrested alleged NPA members involved in kidnap-for-ransom incidents: That is cheap military psywar. The NPA never engages in kidnap for ransom. That is against revolutionary principles and the program for a people's democratic revolution
Jammu: Mortal remains of Constable Kultar Singh brought to his residence in Samba. He succumbed to injuries after he was shot by militants at Charar-e-Sharif shrine yesterday4 month ago
Jammu: Mortal remains of Constable Kultar Singh brought to his residence in Samba. He succumbed to injuries after he was shot by militants at Charar-e-Sharif shrine yesterday
4 month ago
Koreas political parties collided Monday over a controversial visit to Seoul by a North Korean official who is accused of masterminding deadly military attacks in 2010
Bhopal: 12 people injured in a cyclinder blast in Gautam Nagar slum area; Injured admitted to JP Hospital
Fire broke out at Annapoorna restaurant in Gorakhpur; Fire under control now
4 month ago
A militant Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan was killed in the grenade attack on a Police station in Pulwama while trying to escape (from police custody) dressed up as a woman
Koreas police arrested the head of a Gimhae theater company over allegations that he sexually assaulted two teenage girls
A 12-member Afghan delegation has arrived in Islamabad to take part in a track-II dialogue on irritants between the neighbors
Militants scattered in the Valley. They're in groups of 30-40 in areas like Leepa Valley, Mandal, Rampurandothers. Whenever there's firing by Pakistan it's certain that it's an attempt of infiltration. Whatever has happened in Kupwara and Tangdhar was an attempt of the same: Lt Gen Bhatt4 month ago
Militants scattered in the Valley. They're in groups of 30-40 in areas like Leepa Valley, Mandal, Rampurandothers. Whenever there's firing by Pakistan it's certain that it's an attempt of infiltration. Whatever has happened in Kupwara and Tangdhar was an attempt of the same: Lt Gen Bhatt
Top economic adviser to China's Xi to visit U.S. this week
4 month ago
Vietnam policemen seize US$2.5 million worth of heroin in China border drug bust
Fire broke out in 10 hutment at a chawl due to blast in 1 LPG cyclinder and leakage in 3 LPG cylinders at Thane's Sainath Nagar. 4 fire tenders, 1 rescue vehicle and 1 water tanker at the spot. No casualties/injuries reported, situation under control.
4 month ago
Militants hurl grenade on a police station in Pulwama district. A Constable, Mehrajuddin injured
Karnataka: Congress President Rahul Gandhi visited Shri Veerabhadra Temple in Godachi4 month ago
Karnataka: Congress President Rahul Gandhi visited Shri Veerabhadra Temple in Godachi
Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has contacted Interpol to issue a warrant of arrest for former ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani, after he failed to appear in court in connection with the Memogate case
4 month ago
USS Carl Vinson will make a 4-day port visit to Da Nang, Vietnam, on March 5, the first port call by a US aircraft carrier since the end of the Vietnam War, Vietnamese media reported on Monday
4 month ago
Koreas prosecutors raid home, office of ex-president's son-in-law over suspected bribery
4 month ago
South Korea's Moon says U.S. should lower the threshold for talks with North Korea - Blue House
China pushes back against criticism of plan for Xi to stay in power
4 month ago
KCNA: "The service personnel and people of the DPRK can never allow them. If the U.S. resumes the joint military exercises together with the south Korean puppet forces, all the army and people of the DPRK will resolutely cope with them."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The joint maneuvers are a heinous aggression war, nuclear war of the U.S. which works hard to impose nuclear disaster upon the Korean nation and stain the inviolable land of the DPRK with the blood of its people, both in name and in reality."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Yong Chol and President Moon Jae In and his wife stood up to wave to the players of the north and the south when they were going past the platform."
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KCNA: "When the players of the north and south of Korea participating in the 23rd Winter Olympics and other players and agents of different countries and region from across the world entered the stadium, the spectators welcomed them with applause."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The 23rd Winter Olympics which opened in Phyongchang of south Korea on Feb. 9 came to a close. Its closing ceremony was held at the Phyongchang Olympic Stadium on Sunday."
Ivanka Trump had no interaction with North Koreans: White House
Sri Lanka leader reshuffles cabinet after local election rout
North Korea says open to talks with U.S. but condemns sanctions
Quake, magnitude 5.5, strikes Japan
White House says maximum pressure campaign against North Korea must continue until North Korea denuclearizes
White House: U.S. 'will see' if North Korea's stated willingness for talks marks first steps on path to denuclearization
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 66km ENE of Namie, Japan
2 Russian nuclear-capable Tupolev Tu-95MS strategic bombers skirted the Japanese islands while on patrol on February 20. Japan scrambled fighter jets.4 month ago
2 Russian nuclear-capable Tupolev Tu-95MS strategic bombers skirted the Japanese islands while on patrol on February 20. Japan scrambled fighter jets.
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