The Philippines has begun repairs to its runway on Thitu, or Pag-asa, Island, its largest outpost in the Spratlys. Satellite imagery from AMTI reveals this and other upgrades at its South China Sea facilities

Map. History of Asia conflict

19 September 2018
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KCNA: "A national oratorical contest for celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the DPRK took placeThe performers spoke highly of the undying exploits of President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il and the personality of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un."
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - near the east coast of Honshu, Japan
TyphoonJebi: Flooded Osaka airport says not expected to reopen Wednesday, emergency food and supplies distributed to stranded passengers.
2 battle footage's from ISKP video Answering the Call 2 taken in eastern Afghanistan mostly against Taliban and Govt. forces. Video was published on 11 August in time of Ghazni battle2 week ago
2 battle footage's from ISKP video "Answering the Call 2" taken in eastern Afghanistan mostly against Taliban and Govt. forces. Video was published on 11 August in time of Ghazni battle
Philippine Red Cross Chairman Richard Gordon and President Rodrigo Duterte see the state-of-the-art command and control system and modern equipment of Magen David Adom in Israel today.
Footage shows a police officer jumps on the hood of a moving car to stop a law-breaking driver in north China's Inner Mongolia. The driver then raged on the road with the officer elbowing on the hood for more than 10 kilometers before he was stopped and detained.
Banda: A woman police personnel dead after she allegedly committed suicide. AS Anand, SP says, 'this is a very unfortunate incident.We have got to know that she was in depression for last 2-3 days. Further investigation is underway.'
KolkataTragedy: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said that police are probing the matter
Bridge has collapsed in Kolkata (Calcutta), leaving several vehicles and people trapped in the rubble. India
The Philippines has begun repairs to its runway on Thitu, or Pag-asa, Island, its largest outpost in the Spratlys. Satellite imagery from AMTI reveals this and other upgrades at its South China Sea facilities2 week ago
The Philippines has begun repairs to its runway on Thitu, or Pag-asa, Island, its largest outpost in the Spratlys. Satellite imagery from AMTI reveals this and other upgrades at its South China Sea facilities
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KCNA: "The delegation is to be led by Li Zhanshu, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the C.C., who is special representative of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the C.C. CPC, and president of the PRC."
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KCNA: "The party and government delegation of the People's Republic of China will visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to take part in the celebrations of its 70th founding anniversary from Sept. 8."
210 km/h winds at Kansai Airport (also flooded as evidenced by the video), 170 km /h at Osaka, 167 km/h at Chubu Airport. Typhoon Info Jebi in Japan
Attacks decreased by 33 percent in August compared to July in Afghanistan, leaving 1,641 people dead and another 1,113 injured
Libya GNA Foreign Minister Siala meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping
Senator Risa Hontiveros claimed that the revocation of Senator Antonio Trillanes' amnesty was part of the "grand plan" of President Rodrigo Duterte to wipe out the opposition and "consolidate political power unto himself."
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In addition to discussing solutions-oriented activities with humanitarian organizations, UN's Grandi and OCHA's Lowcock are scheduled to meet with President Ghani and CEO Abdullah to discusses the return and reintegration of Afghan refugees and the humanitarian response to IDPs
Philippines' president Duterte revokes amnesty of chief critic, orders arrest
Madhya Pradesh: BJP MLA Shankarlal Tiwari (man in white kurta) arrested and presented before the court in connection with a 1997 case of assault on a police personnel in Satna. As per the police, the MLA had been absconding for 20 years.
Ghazni - sources told TOLOnews that clashes broke out on the outskirts of Ghazni on Monday night and that more security forces have been deployed to the city. Telecommunication systems, except for government run Salaam telecoms company, have again been shut down
Philippine President Duterte says he instructed his military officials to buy only Israeli weapons: "The U.S. is a good friend but when we buy weapons from them there are limitations. I don't see why Israel should have a problem with us in this respect"
2 Indian Mujahideen men convicted for Hyderabad twin blasts, 2 acquitted
Allahabad: HC has taken cognisance of incident where a retired cop was beaten to death in Shivkuti over land dispute. Court has asked for report from police by tomorrowandasked why have culprits not been arrested even after they can be seen in CCTV footage. Incident occurred y'day.
Russian Ministry of Defense: launch of S-400 missile during training at Ashuluk firing range
Taliban Spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid announces death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the terror group Haqqani Network and member of the Quetta Shura. Afghanistan insists he has been dead for 4 years. He is the father of Taliban's Deputy Emir Sirajuddin Haqqani.2 week ago
Taliban Spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid announces death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the terror group Haqqani Network and member of the Quetta Shura. Afghanistan insists he has been dead for 4 years. He is the father of Taliban's Deputy Emir Sirajuddin Haqqani.
India to seek U.S. sanctions waiver on Iran's Chabahar port ops
Boat carrying 11 people crashes into bridge linking flooded Japanese airport to the mainland
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KCNA: "It is impossible to talk about the DPRK today and its future destiny without self-reliance. That is why we vehemently advance along our own way upholding the banner of self-reliance no matter how the situation may change and no matter what others may say."
Airport on artificial island in western Japan completely submerged in water as Typhoon Jebi makes landfall
Defence spokesperson Col Sambit Ghosh says pilot ejected safely from MiG 27 aircraft airborne which crashed near Devariya village of Jodhpur District; Court of Inquiry will investigate cause of accident.
MiG 27 aircraft airborne from Jodhpur crashed during routine mission near Devariya village of Jodhpur District.
The IAF has ordered a Court of Inquiry into the incident, which is the third mishap involving its ageing MiG-27 fleet in the past one year.
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Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for 14 years over bomb plots
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KCNA: "One will feel refreshed when his bunged up nose is open. If the U.S. takes a broad view of matter and shows the conduct befitting a superpower, it will better its position and make the world feel far more convenient."
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KCNA: "The engine for the development of the inter-Korean relations exists inside the Korean nation and the speed of its acceleration also hinges on the timetable set by the nation itself."
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KCNA: "If the knot in the inter-Korean relations is untied, it will not be bad but good for the U.S. To try to block the path the north and the south paved with much effort, in disregard of that obvious principle, will only make the U.S. conduct awkward."
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KCNA: "The U.S. must realize that the more the inter-Korean relations improve, the better way the U.S. would haveIn view of the prestige of the DPRK in the international politics, the inter-Korean relations can be termed a key link in the chain of the world politics."
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KCNA: "The historic Panmunjom declaration in April excited the whole world, and the U.S. gave its hearty support to it. However, its eye and facial expression toward the Korean peninsula are dim and twisted and its attitude towards the inter-Korean relations is so cold."
Pictures from the MiG 27 crash site, Jodhpur
President Duterte's Proclamation No 572 revoking Trillanes amnesty
2 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 62km ESE of Arzak, China
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 70km ESE of Arzak, China
Russian train carrying a possible Spetznaz unit at Novokuznetsk. Train moving westbound.
Hungary's Orban attended the Turkic Council summit in Kyrgyzstan. He praised the Turkic (Kipchak) roots of Hungarians and met with Turkey's Erdogan and other Turkic leaders like Aliyev, Morziyoyev and Nazarbayev.
Islamic State Claims Killing 4 Soldiers and Wounding 16 Others In Isulan Village In Sultan Qadrat Of Mindanao Island.
U.S. military says American service member killed, another wounded in 'insider attack', eastern Afghanistan Monday, sixth American killed this year
Trial over deaths of 52 Uzbeks in horrendous bus inferno in Kazakhstan begins
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Kashmore: Mother and her 4 children drown in a pond
Nimroz - security forces carry out a controlled detonation of two explosive devices found near a check post in Khashrood district in the south-western province on Monday Afghanistan2 week ago
Nimroz - security forces carry out a controlled detonation of two explosive devices found near a check post in Khashrood district in the south-western province on Monday Afghanistan
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 40km S of Khaydarkan, Kyrgyzstan
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