Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe survives no-confidence vote in the 225-member parliament with a 46-vote majority

Map. History of Asia conflict

18 August 2018
Philippine Maoist rebels reject preconditions for peace talks
Presumed fighter jet crashes in South Korea
4 month ago
India's finance minister unwell, cancels foreign travel
4 month ago
South Korea strongly condemns nerve agent attack in Britain
NPA rebels kill lumad leader in North Cotabato, cop exec says
4 month ago
North Korea will soon have missiles capable of reaching UK, MPs warn
4 month ago
Koreas begin preparatory talks to set up the summit between their national leaders
Actor Salman Khan convicted in the Black Buck poaching case. Pronouncement of quantum shortly. Salman Khan likely to be sent to Jodhpur Central Jail. Justice to Bishnoi community of Rajasthan. All others have been acquitted for benefit of doubt
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister met family of youth who was killed in police firing in Kangan, says, 'initial reports indicate that excessive force was used and action will be taken against those responsible.'4 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister met family of youth who was killed in police firing in Kangan, says, 'initial reports indicate that excessive force was used and action will be taken against those responsible.'
Magnitude 6 earthquake shakes parts of Mindanao
Jodhpur: Salman Khan leaves for court, verdict in black buck poaching case to be pronounced shortly
North Korea highlights founder's friendship, exchanges with Chinese leaders
4 month ago
South Korean cosmetics makers hope for rebound amid Beijing's move to lift sanctions: sources
4 month ago
KCNA: "A DPRK government delegation headed by Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho arrived in Baku on Wednesday to participate in the foreign minister's meeting of the non-aligned movement to be held in Azerbaijan."
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 - 45km SE of Tarragona, Philippines
4 month ago
KCNA: Xi Jinping's message "wished the DPRK prosperity and its people happiness. It also wished Kim Jong Un good health and hoped that every thing would go well."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The message said that the traditional Sino-DPRK friendship is a valuable wealth common to both sides. I will highly value the development of the Sino-DPRK tiesand am ready to propel the stable and sound development of the bilateral ties."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Xi Jinping, in the message, expressed his heartfelt thanks to Kim Jong Un for having sent a congratulatory message to him upon his reelection as president of the People's Republic of China and chairman of the Central Military Commission."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, received a reply message from Xi Jinping, president of the People's Republic of China, on Mar. 23."
4 month ago
KCNA: Presented to it were more than 1100 traditional foods, famous dishes, different kinds of drinks and sweet foods newly invented by servants across the country."
4 month ago
KCNA: "It was divided into exhibitions of inventive dishes, compulsory dishes and sci-tech achievements in cooking and contests of serving dishes, practical skills and demonstration of cooks and waiters and waitresses and cooking skills of students whose major is culinary art."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The 23rd Cooking Festival took place at the Pyongyang Noodle House from April 2 to 4 to mark the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung, the Day of the Sun."
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 69km SSE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia
4 month ago
KCNA: "There are also photos showing the reality of the DPRK which is registering eye-opening successes day after day, turning misfortune into blessing under the guidance of the Party."
4 month ago
KCNA: "A national photo exhibition opened to celebrate the 6th anniversary of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's assumption of the top posts of the Party and state. On display at the venue of the exhibition is a photo of Kim Jong Un standing on Mt Paektu."
4 month ago
Chinese defense chief says his trip to Russia is a signal to the US
5 MW reactor at Yongbyon may have been switched off at some time between February and end of March
Sen Dianne Feinstein:President Trump's trade war will hit California farmers hard. $2 billion worth of CA exports—including all exported almonds, walnuts, raisins, plums, grapes, kiwis, dates and figs—will be subject to a 15 % tariff when exported to China.
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe survives no-confidence vote in the 225-member parliament with a 46-vote majority
China is willing to strengthen defense cooperation and create a win-win and benefit-sharing global security environment: defense minister
2 children killed in an explosion which took place due to a suspicious powder kept in a house in Bulandshahr's Dibai. Two houses collapsed in the explosion. Forensic team collected samples of the powder.
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 124km SE of Phek, India
President Duterte approves closure of Boracay for 6 months effective April 26, says @attyharryroque
Andhra Pradesh: Visakhapatnam rural police arrested a naxal in Visakhapatnam's Chintapalli
Wall Street hammered at open, Dow down 480 points as China-U.S. trade spat intensifies
The Sri Lankan parliament is to debate on the no-confidence motion moved by the joint opposition against the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
North Korea's top diplomat to visit Russia next week
4 month ago
U.S.-designated 'militants' vow to run in Pakistan elections
4 month ago
Reports: Policeman critically injured after clashes erupt between government forces and youth in Memendar area of Shupian in South Kashmir.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launches a foul-mouthed attack on the UN human rights chief, calling him "empty-headed" a month after Zeid Raad al Hussein said Duerto needed a "psychiatric evaluation"
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan, to attend the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement from April 4-64 month ago
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan, to attend the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement from April 4-6
President Duterte orders officials to work on resumption of peace talks, says Peace Adviser Dureza
4 month ago
[email protected]: We are not in a trade war with China, that war was lost many years ago by the foolish, or incompetent, people who represented the U.S. we have a Trade Deficit of $500 Billion a year, with Intellectual Property Theft of another $300 Billion. We cannot let this continue.
Rajasthan: Actor Salman Khan arrives in Jodhpur. Verdict in blackbuck poaching case will be pronounced tomorrow
4 month ago
Afghan officials in eastern Kuner province says Pakistani Air force carry out Airstrike on some parts of Dangam district of the province, no casualties reported
4 month ago
India, Japan and the United States held 9th Trilateral Meeting at Joint Secretary/Director General/Assistant Secretary level today in New Delhi to hold consultations on regional and global issues of mutual interest: Indian MEA
Presidential Spokesperson @attyharryroque says the Cabinet approves proposal to institutionalize Pasig River Ferry Convergence Program. This will revive the Pasig River Ferry System
Lorenzana: Five candidates for new Philippines Army Chief
China has showed sincerity in seeking solutions through dialogue, "however, the United States has repeatedly missed the best opportunities for an appropriate resolution," says Foreign Ministry spokesperson
We have arrested 75 people from Gwalior, 50 from Bhind and 111 from Morena. We have not been able to arrest Raja Chauhan as yet. A total of 236 people have been arrested till now: Makrand Deuskar, IG Law and Order Madhya Pradesh
Moro Islamic Liberation Front(MILF) brigade on Basilan island prepares for anti-Islamic State operation
Presidential Spokesperson @attyharryroque confirms Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II and Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III attended the Cabinet meeting this afternoon amid resignation rumors
Dantewada: Body of Chhattisgarh Auxiliary Armed Force (CAAF) Jawan found in Badesurokhi. He was missing since March 24. The Jawan has been identified as Bosaram Netaam
US Market futures plunge nearly 500 points as new round of TrumpTariffs prompts trade war retaliation by China.
4 month ago
KCNA: "The double-dealing attitude will only hamper the smooth development of the north-south ties. The south Korean authorities had better remember that it may find themselves in trouble should they continue such frivolous act at such a crucial moment as now."
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan/TTP threatens West and relaunches global Jihad. This confirms it is a serious mistake undervalueing jihadi threat of Qaedist origin
4 month ago
KCNA: "After the creation of the phase for reconciliation and dialogue between the north and the south, dishonest confrontational act of faulting the DPRK have been observed one after another in south Korea."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The Cheonan case was a hideous plot deliberately hatched by the pro-U.S. conservative government to escalate confrontation with the fellow countrymen."
Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says Islamabad will send envoys to six important countries to discuss Kashmir issue and India's rule
The US dollar is falling sharply after China announced retaliatory tariffs on the United States
Iraqi premier Haider al-Abadi arrives in Japan for official visit
China announces tariff hike on $50 billion of U.S. goods including soybeans, aircraft, autos.
Telangana: Fire broke out in a plastic and chemicals godown in Katedhan area, in Ranga Reddy district; Fire tenders present at the spot, fire being doused
China responds to Trump tariff move with tariffs on 106 U.S. products, informed CCTV. Includes soybeans
4 month ago
South Korea struggling to reduce plastic waste amid China's import ban
Malaysian PM Najib promises $378 million raise for civil servants ahead of polls
4 month ago
KCNA: "Long-standing stability and orders in different countries of Europe, Africa and the Middle East were destroyed owing to the 'export of democracy' in the names of 'rose revolution,' 'orange revolution,' 'Arab spring,' etc."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Before the Afghan War the U.S. claimed thatit would provide the Afghan people with 'genuine democracy.' The slogan when the U.S. put up to invade Iraq was to offer 'freedom' and 'democracy.' But the Iraqi people did not receive freedom and democracy."
4 month ago
KCNA: "No matter how noisily the imperialists talk about 'advantages' of bourgeois democracy, they can never cover up its reactionary natureBourgeois democracy is the reactionary democracy where a tiny handful of the privileged classes oppress and exploitthe working masses."
Pakistan and India agree on taking measures to release prisoners in each other's jails who are women and children - or mentally challenged - following meeting between Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria and Pak National Security Adviser Lt Gen (r) Nasser Janjua in Islamabad
U.S. escalates China trade showdown with tariffs on $50 billion in imports
Manila cop assigned to ARMM shot dead in Isabela City
Cambodia invites foreign observers to election after dissolving opposition
Rajasthan: Bust of Mahatma Gandhi vandalised in Rajsamand's Nathdwara
India's Jet Airways agrees to buy Boeing jets worth $8.8 billion4 month ago
India's Jet Airways agrees to buy Boeing jets worth $8.8 billion
China will actively resolve shadow banking risks: central bank
4 month ago
Pakistani PM arrives in Muzaffarabad to address AJK LA
4 month ago
Koreas FM says South Korea, U.S. share goal of complete denuclearization of North Korea
4 month ago
Counter Intelligence Wing of the Punjab police has arrested four youths from Banga and scuttled a plan by Pakistan's ISI to foment communal unrest in the state: Statement
4 month ago
Unidentified hackers have been attacking users of South Korea's two major portals in recent months to get their passwords and other personal information, an industry source said
4 month ago
Samsung's heir apparent plans to make more overseas trips: sources
5 Naxals killed during an encounter with security forces in Latehar's Bhargav
4 month ago
Koreas Presidential office urges legal revision to enable constitutional change
4 month ago
KCNA: "The joint performance was acclaimed by the audience as it overflowed with compatriotic and warm feelings and enthusiasm with minds and intention of the north and the south pooling as one."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The performance was given by artistes of the Samjiyon Orchestra who deeply impressed south Koreans with their performing activities during the 23rd Winter Olympics and popular stars of the south side on a visit to Pyongyang."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Artistes from the north and the south of Korea gave a joint performance 'We Are One' at the Ryugyong Jong Ju Yong Indoor Stadium on Tuesday."
4 month ago
Carlin: "Although N.Korean media have so far not explicitly referred to the possibility of a US-DPRK summit, Pyongyang has pretty transparently addressed the subject. AKCNA commentary noted 'there has been a sign of change' in the DPRK-US relations."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Slandering the human rights performance in the north, an act of getting on the nerves of the dialogue partner at the present time when everything is at the beginning, will be tantamount to an act of throwing a stone to the thin ice-like north-south relations."
4 month ago
KCNA: "As even Americans, who visited the DPRK, have praised it as a paradise for the people which can hardly be found in any other part of the world, Korean-style socialism centered on the popular masses is advancing with firm confidence more vigorously than ever before."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Whom are they going to hold dialogue with and whom are they going to improve relations with while denying the dignity and social system of the dialogue partner?"
4 month ago
KCNA: "This is an openprovocation to the DPRK and an intolerable act of chilling the atmosphere for dialogueTruly dubious is the double-dealing attitude of the south Korean authorities who are calling for dialogue but trumpeting'human rights in the north' behind the scene."
4 month ago
KCNA: "When a 'human rights resolution' against the DPRK was adoptedthe south Korean authorities let a foreign ministry spokesman to express the stand to 'join theinternational community for the improvement of the human rights situation in the north", welcoming it."
4 month ago
KCNA: "The south Korean authorities have been unhesitatingly engrossed in dishonest acts behind the scene of dialogue."
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