Company official: Sri Lanka orders blocking of social media sites, including Facebook, to stop spread of violence.

Map. History of Asia conflict

19 July 2018
4 month ago
"We're continuing conversations conversations" with China on trade issues, says @PressSec.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 154km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
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[email protected]: China has been asked to develop a plan for the year of a One Billion Dollar reduction in their massive Trade Deficit with the United States. Our relationship with China has been a very good one, and we look forward to seeing what ideas they come back with. We must act soon.
Maharashtra: Visuals of clash between Police and locals over garbage dumping row in Aurangabad. The clash took place when villagers opposed the dumping of garbage by Aurangabad Municipal Corporation
Myanmar police witness says searched Reuters reporter's home 'for news'
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Chhattisgarh: Two BSF jawans injured in IED blast planted by naxals in Kanker's Raoghat area
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US drone strike near Pak Afghan border kills 20 militants
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India, with eye on China ties, bans Tibetans from holding New Delhi rally
One person injured after shots were fired outside Kanpur Civil Court
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Germany charges Vietnamese man in ex-oil executive kidnapping
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Odisha: CBI has arrested 2 people in a chit fund case of Indian rupees 433 crores of a company named Nirmal Infrahome Corporation Ltd, Bhopal
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno receives a warm welcome at UP College of Law. Law Dean Fides Cordero-Tan tells her, "Welcome home."
Philippines frees Egyptian after flaws found in firearms case
'Acts of genocide' suspected against Rohingya in Myanmar: U.N.
Philippines president Duterte slams US for criticism of his drug war, keeps on referring to President Bush
President Duterte says it's not just the poor who are drying in drug war. The rich also die, as well as two mayors. Another mayor left the country and didn't return home
President Duterte says there's no hope for peace talks if the communist rebels will insist on a coalition government
Duterte: The ICC will never, ever acquire jurisdiction over my person
Duterte to police killings in war on drugs: I take full legal responsibility for the things happening that are intended or not intended
Bengaluru: Visual of the person who stabbed the Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty at his office in Bengaluru. He has been taken into custody by the police
Company official: Sri Lanka orders blocking of social media sites, including Facebook, to stop spread of violence.
Philippines' Duterte says 'not in a million years' does ICC have right to try him
China 'unhappy' with US aircraft carrier's visit to Vietnam
National Economic Council meeting underway in Islamabad
An agreement between North and South Korea to hold a summit and signals about possible talks between North Korea and the United States are stirring concern in Japan about its diplomatic nightmare - being left out in the cold
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MoS Home Hansraj Ahir answering a ques in Rajya Sabha on FIR against Indian Army personnel in J&K stated,on 27 Jan, an Army convoy came under heavy stone pelting at village Shopian's Ganopora. Personnel exercised restraintand gave repeated warnings to mob before opening fire in self-defence
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MoS Home Hansraj Ahir answering a question in Rajya Sabha on FIR against Indian Army personnel in J&K further stated that in the incident, 3 persons lost their lives and 1 person got injured. In this connection an FIR stands registered in police station Shopian
Indian Navy Boeing P8i launched from Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu with search and rescue kit to look for 4 missing crew of Maersk Container Ship, 650 NM (1300kms) due west of Kochi; 23 crew members were rescued by another merchant vessel in the vicinity of the ship.
Buddhist mobs target Sri Lanka's Muslims despite state of emergency
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KCNA: "Tragedy is that the U.S. is still ignorant of the DPRKThe U.S. will have to face all the disasters to be caused by its reckless racket of aggression."
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KCNA: "Asserting that the 'phase of thaw in frozen south-north relations' will end with the end of the Olympics, the U.S. is calling for kicking off the joint military drillsletting out such wild remarks that it cannot but enter the 'second phase' if sanctionsdo not work."
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KCNA: "Witnessing the ill-minded behavior of the U.S. before and after the Winter Olympics, the international community has been seriously concerned about whether detente and dialoguemay continue even after the Olympics or not. Such concern has become a reality."
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KCNA: "Such military moves for aggression of the U.S. which is crying for the resumption of joint military exercises with south Korea are a grave provocation aimed to deliberately deteriorate the situation of the Korean peninsula and again push it to the brink of war."
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KCNA: "The U.S. is openly pushing ahead with its preparations for igniting a war of aggression in an attempt to reverse the atmosphere of detente on the Korean peninsula."
President Rodrigo Duterte says the public could confront him anytime if there is proof that he has money exceeding ₱40 million. He would step down if that happens, he said, adding he was used to hardship
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Duterte: ICC has no jurisdiction over me. For more:
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South Korea vows efforts for better inter-Korean ties
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Koreas president Moon reiterates denuclearization goal, rules out eased sanctions on North Korea
Farmer kills another farmer in Quezon
North Korean athletes travel South to take part in Winter Paralympics 2018
Japan ruling party's Kishida: need to make fiscal discipline target clear
4 month ago
South Korean officials prepare to reassure partners ahead of North Korea summit
Mobs clash with police after Sri Lanka imposes state of emergency in bid to quell anti-Muslim violence
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Koreas Foreign Minister Kang says U.S. and North Korea willing to sit and talk
US finds North Korea killed Kim brother with VX agent, in a statement by State Department that released hours after the announcement by Pyongyang
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South Korea's Moon: 'too early to be optimistic' on North: Yonhap
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President Duterte: "You cannot acquire jurisdiction over me, not in a million years."
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President Duterte: "I am not an anarchist but if I think your action is really detrimental, choose: either I do not obey you or I will bullshit you in public."
On DPRK, "We have to find a dialogue. It's not easy but that's the way it has to be" says @SwedishPM "It's a very dangerous situation and we need all to be very concerned"
"We've been working on North Korea. Sweden has somewhat of a relationship with North Korea" says @POTUS
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Koreas president Moon to meet party leaders over outcome of inter-Korean talks
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Q: What do you owe this recent openness (by the DPRK) to talk? @POTUS: "Me."
"The sanctions (on DPRK) have been very, very strong and biting." says @POTUS
His country "will do whatever we can" for dialogue with the DPRK, @SwedishPM. "I believe that they trust us. We're a non-aligned country."
"We remain determined to achieve a denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, and there's been a lot of news on that today" says @POTUS "Hopefully it's positive. Hopefully it leads to a positive result"
Asked if he considers events in North Korea a breakthrough, President Trump says: "Well, I hope so. I want to see what happens."
Tillerson, in speech on U.S. Africa policy today, slams Chinese development practices on the continent
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[email protected]: "We have come certainly a long way, at least rhetorically, with North Korea."
Nazarbayev says that it's impossible to restore Soviet Union4 month ago
Nazarbayev says that it's impossible to restore Soviet Union
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 158km WSW of Kuripan, Indonesia
U.S. intelligence chief warns of China spending to boost influence
"There's engagement periodically" with China in Djibouti, per @USAfricaCommand's Gen. Waldhauser, but adds "We are taking significant steps on the counterintelligence side so that we have all the defenses that we need"
China calls for fair, objective view of China-Africa cooperation: FM spokesperson
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[email protected]: US ready to 'go hard' after North Korea says it's willing to give up nuclear weapons
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U.S. director of national intelligence coats says on reported North Korea offer of talks "hope springs eternal," but need to learn more before making assessment
Trump on North Korea: U.S. is ready to go hard in 'either direction'
Trump says 'possible progress' in talks with North Korea
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[email protected]: Possible progress being made in talks with North Korea. For the first time in many years, a serious effort is being made by all parties concerned. The World is watching and waiting. May be false hope, but the U.S. is ready to go hard in either direction.
A statue of Vladimir Lenin brought down at Sabroom Motor Stand in Tripura
Jammu And Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti held a review meeting in Srinagar over the security and law and order situation in the state
Xi congratulates Armen Sarkissian on being elected as president of Armenia
Trump on North Korea: We will see what happens
Govt urges every citizen of Sri Lanka to desist from falling prey to such hate and misinformation campaigns. As a country that had suffered by acts of violence for nearly 3 decades, we as a nation should desist from repetition of such: Director General of Sri Lanka Govt Info Dept
Sri Lanka govt also condemns hate and mischievous misinformation campaigns carried out by some, especially social media targeting Muslim community in particular and others as well, with the clear objective of creating disharmony among communities and inciting violence: Sudarshana Gunawardhana
Govt of Sri Lanka strongly condemns recent sporadic incidents of violence sparked off in Ampara and Digana, creating communal disharmony, where some places of worship, residences and businesses have been damaged: Sudarshana Gunawardhana, Director General of Govt Information Dept
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President Duterte: "Di nga ako maniwala sa nanay ko, sa kanila pa? Putang ina 'yan, buwisit kayo."
Fire razes residential area in Quezon City
Japanese volcano Shinmoedake featured in a 1960s James Bond movie begins erupting, prompting the cancellation of flights to and from a nearby airport
Philippines President Duterte eyes declaring state of calamity in Boracay
Delhi: P Chidambaram arrives at his residence4 month ago
Delhi: P Chidambaram arrives at his residence
Iraqi Ambassador received Pakistani Ambassador in Amman, Jordan
Karti Chidambaram brought to CBI Headquarters in Delhi4 month ago
Karti Chidambaram brought to CBI Headquarters in Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of France Emmanuel Macron to visit Varanasi on March 12th
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North Korea told South Korea that it would freeze its nuclear and missile testing "while dialogue is ongoing", South Korea's special envoy to North Korea said Tuesday.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 7km ESE of Imam Sahib, Afghanistan
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Kim Jong-un says North Korea is willing to start talks with the U.S. on giving up its nuclear weapons, South Korea says
4 month ago
North Korea leader expresses understanding about South Korea-U.S. military drills: Seoul
North Korea leader expresses willingness to have talks with U.S. on denuclearization
North Korea open to denuclearize if the government's safety is guaranteed, South Korea says4 month ago
North Korea open to denuclearize if the government's safety is guaranteed, South Korea says
DPRK pledges not to use nuclear or conventional weapons against the South Korea - reports
4 month ago
Koreas agree to hold third summit in April, reaffirm resolve to denuclearize
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Leaders of two Koreas to open communication hotline: Seoul
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North Korea pledges not to use nuclear or conventional weapons against South Korea: Blue House
Japan urges U.S. to shun steel tariffs but makes no threats
Members of Buddhist community hold protest outside Police station in Kandy, Sri Lanka, demanding the release of Buddhists those who were arrested in the riot
Five killed in bunkhouse collapse in Cebu City
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President Duterte: "As far as I'm concerned, no talks, no ceasefire, work it out. If you can have it, fine, show it to me, maybe I will reconsider."
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Gunmen on motorcycle kill 2 in Camarines Sur
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South Korean presidential envoys return after meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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