Maldives: Protests being held in front of MDP Haruge, calling for implementation of Supreme Court order to release nine political prisoners

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16 August 2018
North Korea high-level delegation offers to visit South Korea via plane
So apparently North Korea staged a military parade this morning but decided not to live-broadcast it to the whole world. "We have learned that North Korea staged a military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung square starting at 10:30 am," a Seoul government source said.
6 month ago
KCNA: "The U.S. had better act with discretion, well aware that its imprudent word and deeds will only show itself in a more awkward position."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Our delegation's visit to south Korea is only to take part in the Olympics and hail its successful holding. We are not going to use such sports festival as the Winter Olympics as a political lever. There is no need to do so."
6 month ago
KCNA: "We have never begged for dialogue with the U.S. nor in the future, too. Explicitly speaking, we have no intention to meet with the U.S. side during the stay in south Korea."
6 month ago
KCNA: "U.S. Vice-President Pencesaid that he didn't press for any contact with the DPRK's delegation and asked the south Korean authorities to fix a schedule not to encounter the delegation. And he claimed that they would see what is happening. This is the height of sarcasm."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Going blind in judging the trend of the times would make one face great disappointment. Such senseless meddling doesn't fit the appearance of a 'power'."
6 month ago
KCNA: "It is illogical for the Chinese media to absurdly vociferate about 'denuclearization', far from saying what it should doCall a spade a spade. It is very despicable of those Chinese media to mess with their neighbor's event, far from offering congratulations to it."
6 month ago
KCNA: "So, is an event of 'denuclearization' ever on the list of the Winter Olympics?"
6 month ago
KCNA: "The Winter Olympics has nothing to do with 'denuclearization'."
6 month ago
KCNA: "It reminds one of a mean fellow looking over the fence of a feast host."
6 month ago
KCNA: "This is evidently an act of screwballs feeling dissatisfaction with the north and the south of Korea aspiring after detente and peace, and a mischievous act to reverse and divert the international focus away from the atmosphere for the north-south reconciliation."
6 month ago
KCNA: "China's experts and media, that have touted for 'peaceful solution' to the Korean peninsula issue whenever an opportunity presented itself, shun the present positive developmentHow can such behavior be interpreted as an act of allegedly 'disinterested' neighbors."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Such incoherent talks heard from Chinese media can not but be retorted as an arrogant act aimed at interference in the internal issue of the Korean nation and an unreasonable logic and sophism ignorant of the essence of the nuclear issue of the Korean peninsula."
6 month ago
KCNA: "The ties between the north and the south of Korea are on the track of positive developmentAt this time, some media of China, not to be left behind the U.S. and Japan, reactionaries of history, areseriously spoiling the atmosphere for the feast."
Looks like an apartment fire near Gangneung Media Village.
Gangneung: Something is burning.
6 month ago
[email protected]: Congratulations to the Republic of Korea on what will be a MAGNIFICENT Winter Olympics! What the South Korean people have built is truly an inspiration!
Pentagon chief says North Korea standoff 'firmly in the diplomatic lane'
Tillerson also said US won't be "lulled" by North Korean presence at the Olympics. "That isn't going to change anything," he said of US insistence North Korean end its nuclear weapon and ballistic missile programs.
6 month ago
[email protected]: Best wishes to the Republic of Korea on hosting the @Olympics! What a wonderful opportunity to show everyone that you are a truly GREAT NATION!
Maj. Gen. Hecker, deputy commander-Air for @USFOR A says recent B-52 strike in Badakhshan province targeted training camps belonging to the Taliban and the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, an extremist group founded in western China
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 158km S of Kushiro, Japan
Maldives: Protests being held in front of MDP Haruge, calling for implementation of Supreme Court order to release nine political prisoners6 month ago
Maldives: Protests being held in front of MDP Haruge, calling for implementation of Supreme Court order to release nine political prisoners
A teacher arrested by police from a school in Lucknow's Madiyanva for allegedly molesting girl students of Std 2 of the school, case registered under various sections of the IPC
6 month ago
U.S. Geological Survey says a fresh earthquake of magnitude 5.7 has struck the eastern coast of Taiwan 19km (12 miles) from the city of Hualien
A spox for Saudi's General Authority of Civil Aviation tells @Reuters the agency had not granted any permission to Air India; officials in Air India insist to @sharonidan that permission has been granted
6 month ago
6.1 magnitude earthquake hits off Taiwan's eastern coast – reports
Tillerson says North Korea an equal player at PyeongChang Olympics
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RSAF50-themed F-15SG, launched by President Halimah Yacob at the SGAirshow this morning6 month ago
RSAF50-themed F-15SG, launched by President Halimah Yacob at the #SGAirshow this morning
6 month ago
India successfully test-fires the nuclear-capable Prithvi II missile from Odisha on Wednesday, according to local media
6 month ago
Judicial Services Commission has suspended the arrested Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and Justice Ali Hameed: Maldives media
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6 month ago
At least six killed, 60 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area
6 month ago
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North Korea has this afternoon told some Pyongyang diplomats and visiting military attachés to arrive in Kim Il Sung for 09.00AM – presumably for the much anticipated military parade. Also, a cultural event is scheduled to take place on Thursday afternoon.
6 month ago
Maldives:Despite the declaration of the State of Emergency on 1 February 2018, no curfew has been imposed and general movement of people, services and businesses will not be affected.
Koreas' joint march at Olympics opening to be 'very emotional': IOC president
6 month ago
KCNA: "Japan is seeking the revival of the blood-stained imperial era, being buoyed by the ambition for reinvasion. It is watching for a chance to go nuclear at the tacit connivance of the U.S. just like a stray cat eyeing an oil bowl."
Chhattisgarh: A naxal arrested from forest area of Bijapur's Basaguda; detonator, wires and other equipment recovered from him
For the 1st time the Saudi government will allow a direct flight to Israel to fly over Saudi Arabia: @airindiain flights from India to Israel will last just 6 hours
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel Jubeir in Riyadh
IOC President Thomas Bach speaks at the end of the committee's 132nd session in Pyeongchang
Philippines President Duterte slams European Union as 'stupid', refuses summit invite after criticism of bloody drug war
Joint Korean hockey captain says team performing better than expected
6 month ago
Vice President Pence "the toughest sanctions ever imposed on North Korea"
6 month ago
At least five killed, 60 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area
6 month ago
South Korea in consultations with U.S on planned trips by North Korea leader's sister
6 month ago
U.N. rights chief slams Indonesia proposal to outlaw gay, extramarital sex
6 month ago
Seoul says planned visit by North Korea leader Kim's sister reflects efforts to reduce tension
"I'm announcing that the United States of America will soon unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever – and we will continue to isolate North Korea until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programs once and for all." says @VP
"All options are on the table, and the United States has deployed some of our most advanced military assets to Japan and to the wider region, to protect our homeland and our allies and we will continue to," states @VP
"We will not allow North Korean propaganda to hijack the message and imagery of the Olympic Games. We will not allow North Korea to hide behind the Olympic banner the reality that they enslave their people and threaten the wider region," adds @VP
"I will have the privilege to lead the United States' delegation to the Winter Olympics says @VP. We'll be there to cheer our athletes, but we'll also be there to stand with our allies, and remind the world that North Korea is the most tyrannical and oppressive government on the planet."
US Vice President Mike Pence receives a briefing on the PAC-3 anti-missile defense system in Tokyo, ahead of his trip to South Korea
6 month ago
Cheong Wa Dae welcomes planned South Korea visit of North Korean leader's sister
"The people of Japan can be assured: The full range of the Armed Forces of the United States is dedicated to the protection of Japan," @VP says alongside @AbeShinzo
US and Japan have "completely aligned" their policies on DPRK, says @AbeShinzo
6 month ago
Chhattisgarh: More than 50 villagers were taken ill after consuming food at a private event in Gervani village yesterday; 30 people referred to a hospital in Raigarh
"A good amount of time" spent today with @VP discussing DPRK, says @AbeShinzo, adding it will continue to provoke with an expected military parade tomorrow in Pyongyang
Madhya Pradesh: Income Tax Dept conducts raid on 'My Car' showrooms in Bhopal, Indore; Documents being investigated inside the showroom
6 month ago
Leaders of South Korea, Lithuania agree to increase energy, technology cooperation
U.S. could lift aid suspension if Pakistan takes steps: State Department
6 month ago
GM Korea says it will focus on improving competitiveness in wake of CEO comments
PM Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben injured, her relative killed in road accident in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh: police
Desperate hunt for survivors of earthquake in Taiwan that claimed at least four lives and left buildings tilting precariously6 month ago
Desperate hunt for survivors of earthquake in Taiwan that claimed at least four lives and left buildings tilting precariously
6 month ago
KCNA: "Trump is seeking nuclear war. Our state completed war deterrent in order to protect our sovereigntyHowever, the U.S. recklessly denounces our deterrent as a 'threat' to world peace. This is a high manifestation of the thief turning on the master with a club."
6 month ago
KCNA: "There is no other option for the U.S. than to co-exist with the DPRK, a nuclear power."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Now is a time to discuss how to set right the relations with the DPRK after acknowledging the DPRK's strategic position as an entity possessed of nuclear weapons, not to discuss denuclearization."
6 month ago
KCNA: "'Nuclear dismantlement' of the DPRK pursued by the Trump administration is a wild dream that can never come true and there are neither strength nor ways to reverse the situation."
North Korea high-level delegation that includes leader Kim Jong-un sister Kim Yo-jong, leading memeber of the workers party Choe Hwi, and Ri Son-gwon who is chairman of the Committee for Reunification, are due to to visit South Korea this week for the winter Olympics
6 month ago
KCNA: "If the joint military exercises bedevilingnorth-south relations and threatening peace resume despite the unanimous opposition and denunciation at home and abroad, the U.S. and south Korean military warmongers will be held wholly accountable for the consequences."
6 month ago
KCNA: "If the U.S. and south Korean military warmongers resume the large-scale joint military drills aimed at the DPRK as soon as the Winter Olympics are over, the situation on the Korean peninsula turn back to the catastrophic phase again."
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister to visit South Korea for Winter Olympics
6 month ago
KCNA: "They, accustomed to sycophancy toward the U.S. and confrontation with fellow countrymen, barely prolong their remaining days with vituperation and rampage."
6 month ago
KCNA: "When the ship 'Mangyongbong-92' carrying the art troupe arrived, Jo Won Jin, head of the 'Korean Patriotic Party', a stooge party of traitor Park Geun Hye, and other crazy nerds held a 'rally against Pyongyang Olympics' and ran around like headless chickens."
12 Chinese companies will invest more than $800 million in a Beltand Road project to develop an industrial park in Abu Dhabi, creating more than 2,000 jobs
Pakistani Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal spoke at a breakfast meeting on Capitol Hill that was attended by various US Senators, House Representatives and other Senior Officials. The Minister briefed the participants on Pakistan's successes in the fight against terrorism
The car in which PM Modi's wife, Jashodaben was travelling met with an accident on highway in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh. Her condition is fine, she was taken to the hospital for medical check up
6 month ago
Opposition raises loud slogans in Lok Sabha as Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks on the motion of thanks to the President's address
6 month ago
Rescuers are working to reach five people trapped and more than 140 people unaccounted for in several buildings damaged by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Taiwan that has so far left four dead
5 suspected drug pushers held in Quezon
6 month ago
KCNA: "Recounted at the seminar are the researchthat the flower was brought into full bloom to be bigger and more beautiful while bringing earlier more than one month the duration of growthfor the successful holding of the Kimjongilia Festival."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Presented to the symposium were papers which dealt with the biological factors of KimjongiliaThe speakers referred to research data on new compound fertilizer made for the growth of Kimjongilia."
6 month ago
KCNA: "A national symposium on Kimjongilia was held at the Sci-Tech Complex Tuesday on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the naming of immortal flower Kimjongilia."
6 month ago
KCNA: "A military delegation of the Republic of Zimbabwe led by Moyo Elson, commander of the Air Force of the Zimbabwe National Army, arrived here Tuesday on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army."
Trump, Britain's May discuss North Korea by phone
6 month ago
KCNA: "The situation clearly proves that the U.S. is a harasser of the peace on the Korean peninsula, a chief culprit escalating tensions and a main stumbling block standing in the way of Korea's reunification."
6 month ago
KCNA: "This sinister military act aimed to chill the hard-won atmosphere for the improvement of the north-south ties and reverse the trend of development is an outright challenge to the sincere efforts made by the DPRK to defuse the tension on the Korean peninsula."
6 month ago
KCNA: "Even before the start of the Winter Olympics, there are increasing concerns at home and abroad about the situation on the Korean Peninsula after the Olympicsas the U.S. is toutingresumption of the joint military exercises with south Korea as soon as the Olympics ends."
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 98km ESE of Vanj, Tajikistan
@statedeptspox: @VP Pence is on his way to Japan to lead the US Presidential Delegation to the Winter Olympics in Korea to demonstrate US commitment to the universal values of the Olympic games and the values that they promote.
6 month ago
Taiwan's premier says 2 killed, 144 injured in earthquake striking east coast city of Hualien.
6 month ago
Two dead, over 100 injured in Taiwan quake, government says
6 month ago
After a magnitude-6.4 earthquake, Taiwan's official Central News Agency reported that the ground floor of a hotel caved in and people were believed to be trapped inside.
Building partially collapses after earthquake of magnitude 6.4 in Hualien, Taiwan6 month ago
Building partially collapses after earthquake of magnitude 6.4 in Hualien, Taiwan
6.4 quake at Taiwan near Hualien. Building collapses reported. Pic: Liberty Times6 month ago
6.4 quake at Taiwan near Hualien. Building collapses reported. Pic: Liberty Times
6 month ago
In Astana, nearly 400 construction workers of the Abu Dhabi Plaza commercial center project held a rally to protest their lay-off, claiming that they received no severance pay or advance notification
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