White House cites recent setbacks to democracy in Cambodia that have caused deep concern

Map. History of Asia conflict

19 July 2018
4 month ago
KCNA: "The U.S. imperialists remain unchanged in their black-hearted intention to invade our Republic. They never present peace and reunification to the Korean nation."
4 month ago
KCNA: "It is the U.S. imperialists that divided the homogeneous nation of the same blood, which has lived in one territory for over 5000 yearsIt is also the aggressor U.S. which occupied south Korea militarily and has imposed untold misfortunes and sufferings on our people."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Trump's rhetoric that other countries have to suspend nuclear development and modernization first is a far-fetched assertion of a political idiot completely reversing the priority concerning the settlement of the issue."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The U.S. was the first country to produce a nuclear weapon on this planet and it is the only nuclear criminal that used itIt is the U.S. which must abandon nuclear ambition before others."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The Yankees who always groundlessly labeled the nuclear deterrent of the DPRK a 'threat to the world' are terming it 'the one for reunification by communizing the south.' This makes even a cat laugh."
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 65km ENE of Namie, Japan
Islamic State claims the explosion of a Shiite pilgrim bus and the execution of the driver in Quetta Pakistan
Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing 2 take to the skies above USSCarlVinson during recent flight operations in the South China Sea as part of the Carl Vinson Strike Group's continuing deployment in the Western Pacific.4 month ago
Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing 2 take to the skies above USSCarlVinson during recent flight operations in the South China Sea as part of the Carl Vinson Strike Group's continuing deployment in the Western Pacific.
Russian online media begins to whip up hysteria over Kazakhstan's President Nazarbayev's recent order given to communications minister Abayev about the need for government and parliament to speak Kazakh language.
"Great cause for concern" about setbacks for democracy in Cambodia, replies @PressSec to my question about cutting $8.3 mil. in aid to the country after ruling party was able to sweep Sunday's senate election following banning of main opposition party.
"I don't have a timeline" on when administration will announce a nominee for ambassador to South Korea, answers @PressSec.
Just announced: @SecNielsen to lead US presidential delegation to PyeongChang2018 Paralympics.4 month ago
Just announced: @SecNielsen to lead US presidential delegation to PyeongChang2018 Paralympics.
@CENTCOM Commander Gen. Joseph Votel: 64% of Afghanistan controlled by Afghan government; 12% controlled by Taliban. Rest of the country is contested
"We are taken a conditions-based approach that is focused on reconciliation as its end state" Gen. Votal says of Afghanistan "We are engaging the partners in the region"
"The big idea here in with what we're trying to do in Afghanistan is drive toward reconciliation" per @Centcom's Gen. Votel. "This is different" he says "than the approach we've had in the past"
Man shot dead in Meerut's Jali Kothi. Family protests against police alleging negligence, later lathi charged=
North Korean leaders used Brazilian passports to apply for Western visas in 1990s, sources tell @Reuters
"We are beginning to see positive indicators" per @CENTCOM's Votel "Some of the actions they are taking on the ground, thee are positive indicators that they are moving in the right direction."
4 month ago
@CENTCOM Commander General Votel on Pakistan's efforts: "It does not yet equal the decisive action we would like to see them take in terms of a strategic shift but they are positive indicators. They give me hope."
All of the PMLN workers are emotionally attached with Nawaz Sharif, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says
"I do have very frequent and routine, professional communications with my counterpart [in Pakistan]" per Votel "I can't describe the relationship as trustful at this point. There is a lot of history that has to be overcome"
"Success in Afghanistan and South Asia will require a strong relationship and the cooperation of Pakistan" per @CENTCOM's General Votel
4 month ago
Kazakhstan banned Russian language from use at Cabinet of ministers meetings
Mumbai: Businessman Jigar Thakkar dead after he allegedly shot himself in a car at Marine Drive
"Both China and Russia seek to fill in perceived gaps in US interest by increasing defense cooperation and sales" per Gen Votel "They both are also cultivating multidimensional ties with Iran"
New China base in Djibouti, new Gwadar port in Pakistan "bolsters China's force projection into the region" says @CENTCOM's Votel
China "pursuing long term steady economic growth" in @CENTCOM's area of operations, per Gen Votel "But it is also improving its military posture"
Interception of bomber Su-24MR (34 white) in the Japan Sea by Japan Air Force on February 27, 20184 month ago
Interception of bomber Su-24MR (34 white) in the Japan Sea by Japan Air Force on February 27, 2018
White House cites recent setbacks to democracy in Cambodia that have caused deep concern
White House says U.S. will suspend or curtail several U.S. aid and military programs to Cambodia - statement
US cuts aid to Cambodia over democracy setbacks
International experts: North Korea supplied the Assad government with shipments of chemical weapons
4 month ago
Koreas Foreign Minister Kang discusses North Korean denuclearization with Swiss, Hungarian counterparts
4 month ago
Canada says gravely concerned by Myanmar's jailing of journalists
4 month ago
Afghan President @ashrafghani says he has a message of peace for Taliban and Pakistan
4 month ago
Second Maldives minister resigns, urges international help to overcome crisis
EU steps up sanctions against North Korea in line with U.N. resolution
Man shot dead by neighbor in Danao
US Department of State: We are sorry to see him retire, but our diplomatic efforts regarding North Korea will continue based on our maximum pressure campaign to isolate the DPRK until it agrees to begin credible talks toward a denuclearized Korean peninsula
US Department of State: Ambassador Joe Yun, a respected member of the Senior Foreign Service, has decided to retire for personal reasons, and the Secretary has reluctantly accepted his decision and wished him well
4 month ago
Former head of Woori Finance questioned in probe into Koreas ex-President Lee
4 month ago
North Korea must understand sanctions will continue as long as it continues down the path of nuclear development, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says during UN speech in Geneva
Five illegal arms smuggler including Ex Samajwadi Party MLA Rakesh Singh arrested by UP STF; arms and ammunition recovered
'My life is in danger,' North Korea leader's half-brother quoted as saying months before poisoning
4 month ago
Punjab National Bank (PNB) has informed us that further scam of Indian rupees 1,251 crores has been detected in respect to Gitanjali Gems. CBI is probing Indian rupees 12,636 crore which is (Nirav and Gitanjali) PNB scam, up from Indian rupees 11,421 crore: Central Bureau of Investigation
4 month ago
Buddhist Muslims clashes in Sri Lanka. Shops and mosques damaged, 5 wounded.
Pakistan's ruling party picks ousted PM's brother as president
Lacanilao: Nothing in income tax that will remove Sereno from office
Indian Foreign Secretary VijayGokhale who arrived today for Kabul Process Conference meets Afghan MFA4 month ago
Indian Foreign Secretary VijayGokhale who arrived today for Kabul Process Conference meets Afghan MFA
9 children dead in Bihar after a speeding SUV runs over them, allegedly driven by a BJP member who is on the run
4 month ago
Hong Kong woman and son, 9, found dead in murder-suicide, a month after husband killed himself
Chhattisgarh: Naxals torched 9 tractors engaged in road construction work in Bastar's Jagdalpur. Naxals also thrashed a JCB driver; Visuals from the spot.
PNP urged to step up measures to prevent killings
4 month ago
South Korea says sanctions do not aim to bring down North Korea
"Pakistan has taken active measures to strengthen financial supervision and crack down on terrorist financing and made important progress. China gives high recognition to this and hopes all concerned parties in intl' community can give an objective and fair assessment – Chinese MFA spokerson
4 month ago
Koreas Foreigm Minister Kang urged international unity for peaceful resolution of North Korean nukes in Geneva disarmament conference
Philippines consultative committee votes 11-7 for presidential-federal system
Il-96 RA-96023 now in Bangkok, "heroes" of Navalny latest investigation about oligarch Deripaska and Vice PM Prikhodko, Nastya Rybka and Alexey Lesli were detained yesterday in Thailand
No plan under consideration to expel Afghan refugees: Pakistan
Fire at commercial building on Quirino Avenue in Brgy Baclaran under control after almost 8 hours
4 month ago
Pakistan’s exports to Afghanistan through the Torkham border were suspended on Monday when local agents refused complying with the computerised custom clearance procedure
4 month ago
Three people arrested, one person absconding in connection with murder of a man in Jalaun
Chhattisgarh: Police busts sex racket, arrests 7 women and 13 men in Mahasamund's Tumgaon
President Duterte will not extend his term just as China has proposed to lift Beijing’s presidential term limit, which could extend the term of President Xi Jinping, Malacanang said
North Korea to send athletes to Paralympics next Wednesday
Palace: Sereno should use her leave to reflect on legacy at SC
4 month ago
There is no physical infrastructure of ISIS in Kashmir says Home Ministry in response to reports of the group being responsible for the killing of a cop in Srinagar
US security official Lisa Curtis in meetings in Islamabad: "seeks to move toward a new relationship wid Pakistan, based on a shared commitment to defeat all terrorist groups that threaten regional stability andsecurity as well as on a shared vision of a peaceful future for Afghanistan"
4 month ago
South China sea will be discussed during Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang visit to India: Ton Sinh Thanh, Ambassador of Vietnam to India
Udhampur: One person killed, three seriously injured as the car in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Panchari area4 month ago
Udhampur: One person killed, three seriously injured as the car in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Panchari area
4 month ago
South Korea yet to decide on cryptocurrency market regulation: senior official
4 month ago
Singapore proposes measure to bar communications from terror attack sites
4 month ago
South Korea vows efforts to broker U.S.-North Korea talks
We are aware of the Chinese activities in Indian Ocean region. Their pattern of deployment has remained same since many years. At any time, there are 8-10 ships in the Indian Ocean: Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba in Delhi4 month ago
We are aware of the Chinese activities in Indian Ocean region. Their pattern of deployment has remained same since many years. At any time, there are 8-10 ships in the Indian Ocean: Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba in Delhi
Maldives was sent an invitation to attend 'Milan', a multilateral Naval exercise hosted by Indian Navy but it declined the invitation. This exercise will take place from 6-13 March: Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba in Delhi4 month ago
Maldives was sent an invitation to attend 'Milan', a multilateral Naval exercise hosted by Indian Navy but it declined the invitation. This exercise will take place from 6-13 March: Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba in Delhi
4 month ago
Chhattisgarh: Naxal carrying a reward of Indian rupees 3 lakh on his head, arrested by security personnel in Kondagaon's Mardapal area
With eye on U.S., China to revamp top tier of diplomats -sources
4 month ago
China's military plane flies near Korea's airspace for hours without notification: Koreas Joint Chiefs of Staff
The U.S. State Department’s special representative for North Korea policy Joseph Yun plans to retire on Friday
Man arrested during police check in Stamford Road, Singapore; drug-related paraphernalia seized from van4 month ago
Man arrested during police check in Stamford Road, Singapore; drug-related paraphernalia seized from van
4 month ago
Koreas prosecutors demand 30 years in prison for ousted President Park
4 month ago
KCNA: "If the U.S. resumes the joint military exercises, we will resolutely counter them."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The resumption of joint military exercises is a vicious challenge to the entire Korean nation hoping for detente and durable peace on the Korean peninsula and the DPRKefforts for the improvement of the north-south relations. It, therefore, can never be tolerated."
4 month ago
KCNA: "As the door to dialogue was opened between the north and the south after a long stall and the trend for improvement of their relations was seen, the Trump group became vociferous about the immediate resumption ofjoint military drills after the Winter Olympics."
"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
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