Rescuers battle fresh rains to reach scores of people still missing after a dam collapse in southern Laos

Map. History of Asia conflict

16 August 2018
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U.S. and China clash at WTO over ideology, state's role
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Kashmir: Militants raid police post, decamp with four weapons
[email protected] cites China, Burma and Iran as places where Religious Freedom faces particular challenges.
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No new developments in Doklam, status quo prevails: Government
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There is no formal grounds for the suspension of oil supplies to the DPRK - the Russian Foreign Ministry
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India's HPCL cancels Iran oil shipment after insurer excludes coverage: sources
Pakistan's Imran Khan says he wants 'mutually beneficial' relations with the United States, peace in Afghanistan
Pakistan's Imran Khan says India and Pakistan should talk on Kashmir
'Kaptaan' Khan's slog from sports icon to Pakistan's likely next PM
Anantnag: Five CRPF personnel injured after militants hurled grenade at Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bunker in Bijbehara's Zerpora. Search operation by security forces underway3 week ago
Anantnag: Five CRPF personnel injured after militants hurled grenade at Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bunker in Bijbehara's Zerpora. Search operation by security forces underway
Imran Khan says Election Commission of Pakistan wasn't only for PTI but one and all political parties. I am ready to investigate together all charges and allegations of rigging by all political party.
We aspire to improve our relations with China — Imran Khan
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Lahore: PTI has won four out of the 14 national assembly seats, according to the official tally. Without an exception, Tehreek-e-Labbaik polled in third.
China's president says the world must 'reject protectionism outright' as the Trump trade war grows.
US official says China has quietly resumed its activities in Doklam
Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan's general elections
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Anantnag: Militants hurl grenade at Central Reserve Police Force bunker in Bijbehara's Zerpora, three CRPF personnel injured
Agra: Part of a three-storey building has collapsed in Fawara market following heavy rainfall in the city last night
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Militants have hurled a grenade on @crpfindia bunker at Zerpora of Bijbehara in Anantnag, South Kashmir. At least 5 CRPF men reportedly injured, and have been evacuated to the hospital. Additional reinforcements rushed to the spot. Area remains under cordon.
BRICS leaders take a family photo ahead of summit
The next @OmbudsmanPh: Supreme Court Justice Samuel Martires
Former Cambodia opposition party members fined for vote boycott appeal
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In latest rapprochement, China defense minister to visit India
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One militant killed in an encounter between security forces and militants in Kupwara's Handwara. Encounter still underway
Mandi: Rivulets flooded following heavy rainfall in parts of the district; visuals of Jiyuni rivulet from Gohar subdivision
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Eight bodies recovered after landslide at defunct Myanmar jade mine
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U.S. official meets South Korean businessmen over North Korea project
3 suspected criminals killed in Batangas, Cavite
President Duterte says he already signed the Bangsamoro Organic Law
Two people died and dozens were injured by a fire that broke out at a construction site in suburban Tokyo on Thursday afternoon
Xi takes trade war gloves off by blocking Qualcomm
A SU-22 crashed in Nghe An, Vietnam, two pilots are dead. The plane crashed in Nghe An was identified as Su-22UM3K (training version) number 8551, belonging to the 921st Regiment3 week ago
A SU-22 crashed in Nghe An, Vietnam, two pilots are dead. The plane crashed in Nghe An was identified as Su-22UM3K (training version) number 8551, belonging to the 921st Regiment
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Vietnam, Malaysia to limit waste imports as shipments build up at ports, pollution worsens
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Vietnam Su-22 jet fighter crashes, killing two
Ongoing fire at Asinan, Kasanyangan, Zamboanga City. Photo by Richard Falcatan/Rappler3 week ago
Ongoing fire at Asinan, Kasanyangan, Zamboanga City. Photo by Richard Falcatan/Rappler
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Gunbattle begins in Chek Sugan area of Handwara in North Kashmir. 2 to 3 militants could be trapped. J&K Police with CRPF and Army on Job. One militant killed as the grenade he wanted to throw on forces exploded in his own hand.
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Jammu And Kashmir: Encounter underway between security forces and militants in Kupwara's Handwara. More details awaited
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First skyscraper in Uzbekistan will be built in Tashkent as part of Tashkent City project.
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KCNA: "War veterans aretrue human beings who are dedicating their lifetime to glorifying the countryThey could live a happy life, sitting on the golden cushion for their contributions to the war victory, but they have lived as steadfast revolutionary soldiers all their lives"
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KCNA: "Newspapers of the DPRK Thursday dedicate editorials to the 65th anniversary of the victory in the Fatherland Liberation Warof July 27, the day of the second liberation, under the leadership of President Kim Il Sung."
US State Department sends alert to citizens in China about explosion near Beijing embassy. Normal operations resumed at 1:45 PM, the alert says
U.S. airlines' changes in Taiwan references still 'incomplete', China regulator says
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Srinagar police have arrested 4 people and solved the mystery of terrorist attack on a guard post in Soura area in February 2018 in which one constable Farooq Ahmed had died and his service rifle was snatched: VK Bidri DIG Central Kashmir
China police statement 3: Jiang Moumou, 26 years old, from Tongliao city, Inner Mongolia. Currently, the police are further investigating the case.
Japan executes six more cult members of deadly sarin attack
China commerce ministry declines to comment on whether Qualcomm deal approved
Srinagar: Police arrests four people who were involved in killing of police constable Farooq Ahmed on 25th February3 week ago
Srinagar: Police arrests four people who were involved in killing of police constable Farooq Ahmed on 25th February
3 Indonesians missing after South Korean fishing boats collide off Japan's Hokkaido
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Korean war veterans from across the world are gathering in Seoul to prepare for the 65th Armistice Day commemorations. One British veteran told me when he sees how wonderful South Korea has become he realizes it was worth fighting for
Explosive device detonated near U.S. Embassy in Beijing resulting in no injuries but to the bomber, says U.S. Embassy Spokesperson.
A spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy in the Chinese capital Beijing says there has been an explosion outside the American compound after a bomb was detonated by "one individual"
China's expanded new corruption detention system must treat suspects well, says watchdog
China: Visuals from outside the US Embassy in Beijing where a blast has occurred
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South Korean company backs off its claim to have found a sunken Russian warship with an enormous cargo of gold.
Outside USA embassy in Beijing following reported explosion. Police telling not to film. China
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Vietnam jet fighter crashes, killing two
Police say explosion outside US embassy in Beijing caused by a small bomb. A 26-year-old man who had the device was injured.
Video clips, images related to incident near US embassy in Beijing on Chinese social media appear to be subject to censorship
US embassy says a bomb was detonated; China police say a suspected firwork device was detonated
Rescuers battle fresh rains to reach scores of people still missing after a dam collapse in southern Laos
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South Korea, U.S. have 'strategic' consultations on North Korea denuclearization
Chinese police took away a woman who sprayed herself with gasoline in what was suspected to be a self-immolation attempt outside the US Embassy amid reports of an explosion
Incident near U.S. embassy in Beijing not yet proven to be an explosion - Chinese state media
Chinese police are checking a vehicle in front of the US Embassy in Beijing
Reports: Police arrest woman who tried to commit suicide Probably burned in front of the US Embassy in Beijing
Explosion outside U.S. Embassy in Beijing, reports say
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 202km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia
China: Explosion occurred at the US Embassy in Beijing
Unconfirmed reports of an explosion near the US embassy in Beijing, China.
'Explosion' outside US Embassy in Beijing
Uttarakhand: Three people missing, five injured after a vehicle fell into Kalpganga river in Chamoli, today morning; Police and rescue team present at the spot, injured shifted to a hospital in Gopeshwar
Chhattisgarh: Naxals uproot railway track in Dantewada's Kamalur. Naxal pamphlets stating 'make Bastar bandh successful' seen at the site.
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Germany urges North Korea to take 'concrete' denuclearization steps
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South Korea president Moon vows 'appropriate measures' against those at fault in martial law probe
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South Korea President Moon stresses need to reform military intelligence unit
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KCNA: "Ri Yong Ho in his message said he is pleased over the fact that the friendly Syrian government and people are achieving signal successes in the security of the country and economic reconstruction."
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KCNA: "The message said that the two countries have overcame trials and difficulties together in the common struggle for the anti-imperialist independenceand steadily developed the support and cooperation of each other since the establishment of diplomatic relations."
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KCNA: "Ri Yong Ho, foreign minister of the DPRK, sent a message of greeting to Walid Al-Muallem, deputy prime minister and minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Syria, on July 25 on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations."
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KCNA: "He stressed the need for the employees to put precedence to the work of enhancing the technical skill, conduct technical exchanges among bag factories, learn with each other and brainstorm ideas in effecting a surge and innovation to improve the quality of bags."
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KCNA: Kim Jong Un "repeatedly asking the official and employees of bag factories across the country to work heart and soul with devotion to ensure the quality of bags just as they would make bags for their own children."
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KCNA: "It is the intention of our Party to provide ourstudents with quality notebooks, schoolbags, school things and school uniforms made in the country so as to make them cherish patriotism of taking their own things dear to them and loving them since their childhood, he said"
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KCNA: "He underlined the need for central organs to work out a plan for the responsible supply of raw and other materials for the production of bags including canvas, zipper, tape, synthetic leather, metal fixtures and plastic processed goods."
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KCNA: "The respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, together with Ri Sol Ju, gave field guidance to the Wonsan Disabled Soldiers' Bag Factory. Going round several places of the factory, he learned in detail about the production of schoolbags."
Japan has executed all 13 members of the doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo, which carried out the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway - NHK
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 55km N of Claveria, Philippines
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KCNA: "The rhythmic exercises help athletes and amateurs master basic, main and special skills in good harmony with diverse movements and musical rhythms."
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KCNA: "Rhythmic exercises for athletics, boxing, heavy gymnastics and Taekwon-Do have been created in the DPRK, as part of the efforts to develop the sports on the basis of latest science and technology."
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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[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
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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
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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
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U.S. airlines change Taiwan reference on websites ahead of Chinese deadline
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 117km SE of Sarangani, Philippines
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Seven people, including one woman, have been arrested from different polling stations in Karachi for allegedly taking part in rigging
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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."
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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.
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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.
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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
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