France and Britain are to sail warships "into certain areas" of the South China Sea to challenge expanding Chinese naval presence, declare both country's defense ministers.

Map. History of Asia conflict

19 July 2018
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 163km NNE of Palue, Indonesia
Meghalaya: Army conducted flag march in Shillong in the wake of violence after clashes broke out between two groups following escalation of an argument between a woman and a bus conductor.
Mattis says U.S. troops in South Korea 'not going anywhere'
1 month ago
Two of Kazakhstan's energy minister's deputies have been arrested on corruption charges
1 month ago
Today's meeting is likely to bring firing-free environment, particularly for border area villagers on both sides. Commanders on both side agreed to keep talks on at every level to develop confidence between two border guarding forces: PRO BSF (Jammu Frontier)
1 month ago
A BSF-Pakistani Rangers Sector Commander level meeting was held at 17:30 on today. Meeting went off in a conducive atmosphere with prime focus to maintain peace and tranquility on border. It was further decided to hold next meeting on 21 Jun: PRO BSF (Jammu Frontier)
Readout just issued by @WhiteHouse of discussions with China on the trade relationship
Pakistani Military spokesperson Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor says it was a government-sponsored "peace committee" that the PTM clashed with, not the Taliban. Residents, however, say several members of the "peace ctte" are surrendered members of Pakistani Taliban
Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Northern Command met Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in Srinagar1 month ago
Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Northern Command met Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in Srinagar
China says in principle door is open to talks with U.S. on trade
1 month ago
2 CRPF jawans injured in grenade attack in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir
1 month ago
The Counter-Terrorism Department arrested commander of the proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan from the vicinity of Karachi City Railway Colony
Jammu: Visuals from Indian rupees Pura sector of personnel arriving for a Sector Commander level meeting, which was asked for by Pakistan. Meeting is underway1 month ago
Jammu: Visuals from Indian rupees Pura sector of personnel arriving for a Sector Commander level meeting, which was asked for by Pakistan. Meeting is underway
1 month ago
[email protected]: China already charges a tax of 16% on soybeans. Canada has all sorts of trade barriers on our Agricultural products. Not acceptable.
Militants hurled grenade at security forces deployed at Pulwama's Tahab Chowk. No injuries reported so far1 month ago
Militants hurled grenade at security forces deployed at Pulwama's Tahab Chowk. No injuries reported so far
1 month ago
Militants hurl grenade at forces in Pulwama
Militants have no religion - every terrorist is not Pashtun - every Pashtun is not a terrorist: DG ISPR
Pakistan military spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghaoor says his country's leverage in Afghan reconciliation "recedes" and Kabul has a leading role and the US as a major stakeholder can work for political solution
Ghaziabad: Two unidentified bike borne miscreants allegedly looted Rs 20 lakh from 2 people outside Punjab National Bank in Vaishali Sector 2. One arrested, another absconding
Anti Army propaganda was initiated on social media, says DG ISPR
We have evidences - they are being used by foreign elements - we are being compelled to use force - we don't want to use force - a pic of an 8 yr old girl was shown on social media and allegedly shot by security forces or Taliban - there has been no fatality in FATA: DG ISPR
Pakistan wants to abide by the cease fire agreement, says Army spokerson
Pakistan army spokesman says India has carried out 1077 ceasefire violations this year. He tells reporters Pakistan will respect ceasefire along the LoC and Working Boundary
In 13 years India has violated the cease fire agreement on more than 2000 occasions, says Pakistani Major General Asif Ghafoor
1 month ago
Taiwan President Tsai calls for democracy in China on Tiananmen anniversary
A Taiwan F-16A crashed this afternoon in the annual Han Kuang exercise, suspicious wreckage has been found in Keelung.1 month ago
A Taiwan F-16A crashed this afternoon in the annual Han Kuang exercise, suspicious wreckage has been found in Keelung.
1 month ago
Singapore designates a central district as "special event area" under a public order for June 10-14; order is for Trump-Kim Jong Un summit - Straits Times
1 month ago
KCNA: "Japan is bound to be ridiculed by the international community and driven out of history if it persists in escalating confrontation with the DPRK under the pretext of the already resolved 'abduction issue', failing to acclimatize itself to the new situation."
KCNA: "However, their lone voice being at odds with the current situation failed to get a positive response. Japan is trumpeting about 'pressure', unaware of how the situation changes and what others think of, only to be derided by the international community."
KCNA: "'Only Japan has been left out of mosquito net.' Such public criticism is getting louder in Japan and 'passing Japan' has become an idiomatic expression worldwide. In this context, Japan should ponder over its behavior."
1 month ago
KCNA: "Japan is bound to be ridiculed by the international community and driven out of history if it persists in escalating confrontation with the DPRK under the pretext of the already resolved 'abduction issue', failing to acclimatize itself to the new situation."
KCNA: "Japan looks very anxious after being nudged out of the trend of the rapidly developing situation on the Korean peninsula. Prime Minister Abeand other politicians of Japan are bustling about, asking other countries to 'cooperate in putting maximum pressure' on the DPRK."
1 month ago
Video: Locals pelt stones on vehicles of security forces after five militants were gunned down by them in Tangdhar sector on May 27. One of the militants killed, belonged to Pulwama
1 month ago
Pakistan has asked for a Sector Commander level meeting. It will be held at Octroi in Jammu at 5 pm today
1 month ago
Police defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Baramulla's Sopore
China summons officials to pollution 'name and shame' meeting
1 month ago
Hong Kong's top court hears landmark appeal on spousal visa for British lesbian
A court in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, uphold the death sentence for the nanny arsonist, who killed her employer and three of her children in an intentional fire last year
1 month ago
Russia's Putin could meet North Korea's Kim Jogn Un in Vladivostok in September, different options also being discussed - RIA cites diplomatic sources
Five persons including two CRPF personnel killed after a trolley lost control and hit a CRPF truck at Mount Abu road in Udaipur. The trolley caught fire while the CRPF truck fell off the bridge Rajasthan
Japan's finance minister will take a year's pay cut over a land scandal
China foreign ministry says lodged stern representations with US for US Secretary of State Pompeo's (@SecPompeo) comments on Tiananmen Square protests
1 month ago
Nagaland: Bodies of three people found in a room in KS Wotsami Complex building in Dimapur's Blue Hill lane area; Police investigation underway
Deoria: Last rites ceremony of BSF's Satnarayan Yadav who lost his life yesterday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu And Kashmir's Akhnoor sector
Around 400 protesters pelted stones on a CRPF camp near Mowlai bridge in Shillong last night, in wake of curfew imposed following a fight between a woman and a bus conductor. Prakash D, IG CRPF says, 'we request public not to take law in their hand and resolve issue with talks'
1 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: 8 people including a constable were injured in grenade attack on police party at Batapora Chowk in Shopian district
Ombudsman prosecutor stabbed to death in Quezon City
1 month ago
South Korea's nuclear envoy departs for Russia
Lucknow: 2 people dead in an explosion in a house, in Kakori area; Police present at the spot, cause of explosion being investigated
Visuals: Militants hurled grenade on police party at Batapora Chowk in Shopian district1 month ago
Visuals: Militants hurled grenade on police party at Batapora Chowk in Shopian district
1 month ago
Militants hurl grenade at Police in Batpora Chowk, Shopian. Atleast 7 civilians reported to be injured in the attack
U.S. urges China to come clean on Tiananmen anniversary
French helicopter carrier DIXMUDE L9015 and frigate SURCOUF F711 are in Vietnam, headed for Singapore1 month ago
French helicopter carrier DIXMUDE L9015 and frigate SURCOUF F711 are in Vietnam, headed for Singapore
France and Britain are to sail warships "into certain areas" of the South China Sea to challenge expanding Chinese naval presence, declare both country's defense ministers.
Russian TV appears to have photoshopped a smile on to the North Korean leader's face. Rossiya-1 praised a meeting between Kim Jong Un and Sergei Lavrov, showing an image with both men smiling. In the original photo released by the Foreign Ministry, Kim has a gloomy expression:1 month ago
Russian TV appears to have photoshopped a smile on to the North Korean leader's face. Rossiya-1 praised a meeting between Kim Jong Un and Sergei Lavrov, showing an image with both men smiling. In the original photo released by the Foreign Ministry, Kim has a gloomy expression:
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 119km W of Kuripan, Indonesia
1 month ago
KCNA: "Nikolai Polishk, chairman of the Ukrainian 'Treasured Sword of Songun' Association for the Study of the Juche Idea, said the news that the northern nuclear test ground of the DPRK was completely dismantleddemonstrated the peace-loving stand of the DPRK."
1 month ago
Five killed in indonesia gold mine collapse
China's warning on "dictatorship" chant casts a chill over Hong Kong's Tiananmen Square vigil
1 month ago
South Korea, Russia to hold economic cooperation meeting this week
U.S. first lady Melania Trump to skip G7, North Korea summit
1 month ago
Video: Grenade lobbed at a CRPF patrol vehicle at Badshah Bridge in Srinagar on 2nd June
Senior North Korea official departs for Pyongyang from China after high-stakes visit to U.S.
International Red Cross ready to expand humanitarian support for North Korea
1 month ago
South Korea president Moon to vote early ahead of next week's elections
1 month ago
South Korea opposition parties select two special prosecutor candidates
2 men shot dead by unknown assailants in Inabanga town, Bohol on Monday morning
U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors continue to operate as an integral part of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's force aboard Kadena Air Base, Japan
North Korea's top three military officials replaced, U.S. official says
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 15km S of Npongge, Indonesia
1 month ago
Khamenei: Our stance against Israel is the same stance we have always taken. Israel is a malignant cancerous tumor in the West Asian region that has to be removed and eradicated: it is possible and it will happen. 7/31/91 GreatReturnMarch
Newly released images of India's sixth and latest test of the Agni-V IRBM by DRDO, showing successful cold ejection and engine ignition. (And looks like a new airframe livery.)1 month ago
Newly released images of India's sixth and latest test of the Agni-V IRBM by DRDO, showing successful cold ejection and engine ignition. (And looks like a new airframe livery.)
1 month ago
Indonesian police raid university over suspected Islamic State plot to attack assemblies
1 month ago
Four Pakistani soldiers also wounded in those clashes at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, says Pakistani army
1 month ago
Pakistani forces kill 6 attackers at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Bajaur and Qamar Din Qarez (Balochistan), they were targeting Pakistan border fencing teams: Pakistan military statement
China warns U.S. trade benefits hinge on stopping tariffs
Syria's Assad says will visit North Korea, news agency reports
1 month ago
KCNA: Assad: "The Syrian government will as ever fully support all policies and measures of the DPRK leadership and invariably strengthen and develop the friendly ties with the DPRK."
1 month ago
KCNA: Assad: "The world welcomes the remarkable events in the Korean peninsula brought about recently by the outstanding political caliber and wise leadership of HE Kim Jong Un. I am sure that he will achieve the final victory and realize the reunification of Korea without fail."
1 month ago
KCNA: "Bashar Al-Assad, president of the Syrian Arab Republic, received credentials from DPRK Ambassador Mun Jong Nam on May 30he said: I am going to visit the DPRK and meet HE Kim Jong Un."
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