Maldives accuses US of intimidation after @StateDept called for "falsely accused" political prisoners to be released and threatened sanctions on government officials if the Indian Ocean island's upcoming election isn't free and fair.

Map. History of Asia conflict

19 September 2018
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 - 9km WNW of Manay, Philippines
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KCNA: "It underlined the need for the people and service personnel of the People's Army to dash like the wind toward the morrow of a powerful socialist country indicated by the Supreme Leader."
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KCNA: "The Supreme Leaderbrought about a new turning phase in improving the north-south relations andput the dignity and international prestige of the DPRK on the highest level through his prominent political caliber and energetic external activities."
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KCNA: "A joint congratulatory message to Kim Jong Unextended the highest glory and warmest congratulations to Supreme Leader of our party, state and army Kim Jong Un in reflection of the mind of all the peopleon the occasion of the 70th birthday of the DPRK."
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KCNA: "The withdrawal of the U.S. forces, the end of the U.S. military presence and domination is the demand of the Korean nation and the irresistible trend of the times."
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KCNA: "As long as the U.S. forces are present in south Korea, the misfortune, pain and disaster of the Korean nation can never be gotten rid of and the national reunification, the cherished desire of the nation, can never be realized."
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KCNA: "The U.S. inflicted the pain of division and the danger of war with blood-stained jackboots and deprived the Koreans of their dignity, right to independence and elementary democratic right and right to existence century after century."
GUAM: Mangkhut could strengthen into a Category 5 typhoon. Prepare for a worst case scenario. Finish preparations by Monday evening. (Source: Guam Homeland Security)1 week ago
GUAM: Mangkhut could strengthen into a Category 5 typhoon. Prepare for a worst case scenario. Finish preparations by Monday evening. (Source: Guam Homeland Security)
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 18km WSW of Lianzhu, China
US ambassadors to Dominican Republic and El Salvador plus Charge d'Affaires in Panama called home for consultations after recent decisions by the three countries "to no longer recognize Taiwan."
The latest on Yongbyon: Dredging work continues on 5 MWe reactor cooling system, the Kuryong River reservoir dam remains intact despite heavy rains and widespread flooding.
The Kenyan government apologized after its police detained Chinese journalists and workers with legitimate licenses during a raid in Nairobi on Wednesday to flush out illegal foreign workers
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 136km N of Manado, Indonesia
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Maldives accuses US of intimidation after @StateDept called for "falsely accused" political prisoners to be released and threatened sanctions on government officials if the Indian Ocean island's upcoming election isn't free and fair.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 7km SW of Sambelia, Indonesia
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Khamenei: [email protected]_Erdogan, I appreciate your stances on the issues regarding Myanmar. The Palestinian cause is always important, too and it should not be neglected even for a second.
Trump says tariffs on another $267 billion in China goods are ready to go, on short notice. This is in addition to the tariffs on $200 billion on China goods the admin is preparing now, he says on AF1.
In Tajikistan authorities have blocked Facebook, Twitter, a leading independent media outlet and VPNs for the past 11 days. They're reported to have obtained a new Russian tech system, given to them for free in exchange for the data it collects.
4 Islamic State Militants, 2 Civilians Slain in Southern Philippine Clash, Officials Say
Taliban is claiming it overran an Afghan police checkpost in Farah City, killed 5 policemen, and captured 4 more, plus weapons. Video posted by Taliban spox seems to confirm that outpost was captured, and 4 policemen were taken prisoner.1 week ago
Taliban is claiming it overran an Afghan police checkpost in Farah City, killed 5 policemen, and captured 4 more, plus weapons. Video posted by Taliban spox seems to confirm that outpost was captured, and 4 policemen were taken prisoner.
US, China continuing talks to resolve ongoing trade dispute: top White House economic adviser
Quick response to @IntlCrimCourt by Myanmar.
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Uzbek government legalizes cryptocurrency exchanges and establishes a special fund for development of blockchain technologies.
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2 Suspected ISIS Militants Arrested Near Delhi's Red Fort, Says Police
Norinco's new type 155mm self-propelled howitzer for export underwent test at a testing range.
The oceanic satellite HY-1C was successfully launched today at 11:15 am by a CZ-2C rocket from the Taiyuan Space Center (TSLC). Less than an hour later, at 12:10 local time, the OneSpace company's OS-X1 private launcher also made its second suborbital flight.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 20km ESE of Chitose, Japan
SP Vaid removed as Jammu and Kashmir police chief1 week ago
SP Vaid removed as Jammu and Kashmir police chief
Afghan security forces arrest 11 Haqqani militants in Kabul
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Maritime patrol aircraft US Navy P-8A Poseidon LX-N90459
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KCNA: "The institute brought together the information on coal minesin combination with the results of geophysical exploration, thus providing a firm guarantee for increasing coal production. It is said that there are tens of millions tons of coal deposits in the area."
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KCNA: "The Geological Institute under the State Academy of Sciences of the DPRK secured a new coal deposit in the western area of the country."
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