Maldives Special Envoy meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other officials in Beijing, secures China's backing. Envoy is assured that China backs Male stand that crisis is entirely an 'internal affair' and that Yameen government is capable of handling it

Map. History of Asia conflict

20 February 2018
1 week ago
KCNA: "Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo Jong had a pleasant talk with the south side's reception members at the VIP room before leaving for Phyongchang by the rapid transit train, where the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics was to be held."
1 week ago
KCNA: "Kim Yong Nam, Kim Yo Jong and other members of the high-level delegation were greeted by Jo Myong Gyun, minister of Unification, and others concerned at the airport."
1 week ago
KCNA: "'Chammae-2', a personal jet of the DPRK government flying corps, carrying the delegation aboard, landed at Inchon International Airport around 13:15."
1 week ago
KCNA: "A high-level delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea led by Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, Friday arrived in south Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics."
President Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators pose for photos at the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony.
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 42km SE of Liushun, China
Maharashtra: 2 Naxals arrested from a railway station in Chandrapur, they were carrying a total reward of Indian rupees 31 lakh on their heads
1 week ago
Moscow's courts have finally agreed that Ali Feruz has the right to get out of Russia, and it doesn't have to be to Uzbekistan.
J&K: Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt General Sarath Chand visited Kashmir to review the prevailing security situation and visited the Formations and Units in North Kashmir1 week ago
J&K: Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt General Sarath Chand visited Kashmir to review the prevailing security situation and visited the Formations and Units in North Kashmir
Jordan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets King of Jordan, Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein in Amman
1 week ago
We don't have freedom of press anymore. Last night one of the leading TV stations was closed. We call for their immediate release and restoration of democracy and rule of law: Ali Zahir, Member of Parliament Maldives on arrest of 2 AFP employees
Shoot me, don't jail me, Philippines' Duterte tells Hague court prosecutor
Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra visited Srinagar and forward areas along the Line of Control to take review of overall security situation in Jammu And Kashmir, also interacted with commanders and troops1 week ago
Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra visited Srinagar and forward areas along the Line of Control to take review of overall security situation in Jammu And Kashmir, also interacted with commanders and troops
Two Indian reporters employed with AFP news agency arrested in Maldives: Sources1 week ago
Two Indian reporters employed with AFP news agency arrested in Maldives: Sources
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Jordan's Amman
South Korean President Moon Jae-in declares 2018 Winter Games open amid extraordinary Olympic unity between Koreas
South Korean president declares Pyeongchang Winter Olympics open
President Duterte asks why the ICC is focusing on him when there are so many rapes/other crimes
Russian cybercriminal arrested on Thailand holiday
President Duterte clarifying his spokesperson @attyharryroque's statements on "thanking China" for building structures in the West Philippine Sea
Philippines president Duterte says that we can't fight a war with the US and China
Duterte: We are neutral, we will continue to talk to China. This is not the time to be fighting over the South China Sea because again it will lead to war
West Bengal: Fake Indian currency notes of face value Indian rupees 8,98,000 seized by Border Security Force from Daulatpur Border Out post area in Malda
President Duterte says that he is only returning the favor to Sison's order to kill 1 policeman/soldier everyday
President Duterte: I'm putting notice to the world that the Philippine Rise is ours
Duterte: I want helicopters to finish off the rebels
Fireworks mark opening of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in freezing temperatures and spirit of rapprochement after arrival of highest level North Korean delegation ever seen in the South
President Duterte complained that Canada and the US included too many impositions on their arms deals
President Duterte amid cutting of arms deal with the US: "I assure you, I am supporting Trump. He is a good President. He is doing it for his country."
President Duterte tells the Philippines armt to cut chopper deal with Canada, adds that they should no longer buy weapons and armaments from Canada and the United States
Russian delegation parade behind Olympic flag at opening ceremony of #PyeongChang2018
Two Koreas march together at Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang
Duterte to the Kuwaiti gov't: When will this inhuman treatment of our Filipino workers end? When will the upliftment of their human dignity begin? To the Kuwaiti government and all others where our OFWs work, we seek and expect your assistance in this regard
President Duterte says that he will ask PAL and Cebu Pacific to send OFWs who want to be repatriated to be sent home in 72 hours
President Duterte says that when the prosecutor from the ICC comes here, he also wants to complain
US Vice President Mike Pence (2nd R) in the world leaders booth with Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong (2nd L) watching the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang
Philippines President Duterte says he did not give specific orders to kill
Duterte says there had been no definition of EJKs so he can't be accused of committing it, says that a crime can only be prosecuted where it occurred
President Duterte says that Senator Leila de Lima "played with drugs" and "made pornographic videos."
Philippines president Duterte to ICC, if you find me guilty so be it. I do not want imprisonment. Find me a country where they execute
President Duterte turns emotional as he showed pictures of mutilated OFW in Kuwait, adds that Filipinos are no slaves to anyone
"If a ban is needed, then let it be so," President Duterte said concerning Kuwait deployments
President Duterte says every abuse suffered by OFWs an affront to Filipinos, says that he's ready to take drastic steps to protect Filipinos
President Duterte says deaths of OFWs in Kuwait a national shame because the government failed to protect them
Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong and South Korea's President Moon shake hands at Olympic opening ceremony: Yonhap #PyeongChang2018
Fireworks go off during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium
Koreas president Moon meets North Korean leader's sister for first time at opening of Olympics
China agrees to accommodate Pakistan's concerns on trade agreement
1 week ago
Expressed concern and advised J&K Govt to look into gaps in jail administration and review security. J&K Govt initiated several actions to prevent further incidents, DG Prisons J&K has been transferred, Jail Superintendent suspended and replaced: MHA Sources on SMHS Hospital shooting
1 week ago
Enquiry by Divisional Commissioner Srinagar ordered, to fix responsibility and examine why militants were taken to the OPD rather than doctors because being deputed to examine them, committee to submit report in 15 days: MHA Sources on SMHS shooting
1 week ago
State Govt to immediately review cases of hardened militants for shifting to other jails, 7 militants have already been relocated. To ensure full vigilance over terrorist prisoners, State Govt to involve CRPF in all aspects of Central Jail security: MHA Sources on SMHS Shooting
Housing authorities say foreign companies are interested in developing Marawi City
Duterte sets Kuwait visit; another Pinay found dead
@VP sharing the host president's (@moonriver365) VIP box with @AbeShinzo. No word if any North Koreans up there
Rajnandgaon: Two commander level Naxals of People's Liberation Guerilla Army killed in an encounter by Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) at around 11 am during a search operation in the jungles of Lachantola Chhattisgarh
Opening ceremony starts for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
Recent 0.30m satellite images supplied and analysed by @EUSPACEIMAGING reveal construction of military bases in the contested Spratly Island have been completed. This refutes China's claim not to militarise the artificial islands in the South China Sea.1 week ago
Recent 0.30m satellite images supplied and analysed by @EUSPACEIMAGING reveal construction of military bases in the contested Spratly Island have been completed. This refutes China's claim not to militarise the artificial islands in the South China Sea.
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 34km WNW of Dengzhou, China
Maldives Special Envoy meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other officials in Beijing, secures China's backing. Envoy is assured that China backs Male stand that crisis is entirely an 'internal affair' and that Yameen government is capable of handling it
Army reports about 3 IS militants that were killed on Thursday in Pantar town, just a few km north of Marawi. One of the fighters was freed by IS when they conquered the city on 23th May 2017.
Indonesia is considering making extramarital and gay sex illegal, and the UN calls it 'hateful'
US Vice President Mike Pence skips Winter Olympic dinner with leaders of North and South Korea: Seoul #PyeongChang2018
1 week ago
The PashtunLongMarch is a very positive initiation against fundamentalism that morally binds on each and everyone of us to support them – @ashrafghani
1 week ago
After the tragedies of Kabul, I had remarked that Afghans and the people of this region should align against terrorism. I consider the PashtunLongMarch a response to those remarks and a wake-up call against fundamentalism – @ashrafghani
1 week ago
I call on media to impartially fulfill their duties and help PashtunLongMarch in voicing their grievances and demands and presenting their true image to the world – @ashrafghani
Koreas presideny Moon says Olympics a chance to mend ties, promote peace with North Korea
U.S. urges Cambodia to take back deportees
1 week ago
Just like the Lawyers' Community in Pakistan succeeded in their movement, I hope Pashtun Long March would also succeed in uprooting and eradicating terrorism from their region – @ashrafghani
1 week ago
The historical importance of this march traces back to the great proponent of non-violence, Bacha Khan, whose philosophy was based on the non-violent ideology – @ashrafghani
1 week ago
I fully support the historical Pashtun long March in Pakistan. The main purpose of which is to mobilize citizens against fundamentalism and terrorism in the region – Afghan president Ghani
1 week ago
Kremlin says 'regrets' court's rejection of Russian Winter Olympic athletes' appeals
Japan PM tells South Korea's Moon that 2015 'comfort women' deal is final
Here at Pyeongchang @AbeShinzo and @VP chatting while they await a photo with host @moonriver365
China says U.S. bill on Taiwan ties threatens stability
South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets DPRK's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam, the highest-ranking DPRK official to visit South Korea, ahead of the opening of the Winter Olympics on Friday
Afghan delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai arrives in Islamabad to hold 2nd round of discussion on Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity
1 week ago
3 Army jawans injured in intermittent firing and shelling by Pakistani troops along LoC in Poonch district: Indian officials
ROK President Moon Jae-in meets visiting DPRK's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam, who leads the country's high-level delegation to PyeongChang2018, Yonhap reports1 week ago
ROK President Moon Jae-in meets visiting DPRK's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam, who leads the country's high-level delegation to #PyeongChang2018, Yonhap reports
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam meet and shake hands
South Korean president meets North Korea's ceremonial head of state at Olympic reception
Raids conducted in Faridabad on Mahesh Nagar who held power of attorney on behalf of Skylight Hospitality to procure land in Rajasthan's Bikaner: ED Sources
North Korea, U.S. set for icy encounter at Olympics as North delegation arrives
West Bengal: 3 people of a fake currency gang arrested in Murshidabad. Fake Indian Currency notes with the face value of Indian rupees 6 Lakh seized from them
1 week ago
Koreas President Moon urges Japan to look 'squarely' at history for improved ties with South Korea
Kim Jong Un's sister arrived at Jinbu station to attend PyeongChang2018
Leaders of South Korea, Netherlands agree to boost ties, economic cooperation
Trump, Modi discuss Afghanistan, Myanmar, Maldives, North Korea: White House
1 week ago
VIDEO: A rooky golden labrador on his first ever mission is winning praise for helping Taiwanese search and rescue workers following a deadly earthquake
Pakistani Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Interior and Planning, Development and Reform delivered keynote address at a special event on CPEC at Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC
1 week ago
South Korea completes consultation with international community over fuel supply to North Korea ship
Imran Jalal, a Lashkar-e Toiba militant has been convicted and sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment under PMLA by Special Court in Bengaluru
Opposition leaders to meet President Ram Nath Kovind today at 5 pm over Judge Loya death case
@VP Official US Presidential delegation to Winter Olympics arrives, led by @VP
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says civil-military relations are excellent and unanimous decisions are being taken at the National Security Committee
1 week ago
Rescue efforts wind down at quake-hit Taiwan city, seven still missing
Bombmakers among 23 IS militants held in northern Malaysian state of Kelantan. In Johor, 29 IS militants have been detained
Injured North Korean short track skater to race in 1,500m
1 week ago
Pence says South Korea President Moon supports U.S. additional sanctions on North Korea
Kim Yo Jong looks very relaxed, at ease, meeting South Korean officials when she arrived in Seoul. She was deferring to Kim Yong Nam, to give him the most important seat.1 week ago
Kim Yo Jong looks very relaxed, at ease, meeting South Korean officials when she arrived in Seoul. She was deferring to Kim Yong Nam, to give him the most important seat.
1 week ago
KCNA: "When the parade ended, thunderous cheers of 'Hurrah!' reverberated far and wide, fireworks were displayed and balloons were let loose. Kim Jong Un stepped to the balcony of the platform and acknowledged the enthusiastically cheering crowds."
1 week ago
KCNA: "The columns of mechanized units, strategic forces units, Hwasong artillery men marched past the square in fine array."
1 week ago
KCNA: "Fighters in the formation of number '70' flew past the sky above the square, letting off fireworks. Fighters left a trail of the shape of a five-color fan to specially decorate the end of the parade."
1 week ago
KCNA: "The Supreme Leader waved back to the participants in the parade and the crowds."
1 week ago
KCNA: "When he appeared at the platform of the square together with Ri Sol Ju, all members of the parade burst into cheers of 'Hurrah!' looking up to him, and chanted slogans 'Kim Jong Un' and 'Devoted Defence'."
1 week ago
KCNA: "A grand military parade for celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army was held at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang Thursday."
Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, and Kim Yo Jong, sister of Kim Jong Un, are welcomed at Incheon Airport in South Korea moments ago.1 week ago
Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, and Kim Yo Jong, sister of Kim Jong Un, are welcomed at Incheon Airport in South Korea moments ago.
Kim Jo Yong and Kim Yong Nam currently meeting with South Korean officials1 week ago
Kim Jo Yong and Kim Yong Nam currently meeting with South Korean officials
Plane carrying Kim Jong Un's sister lands in South Korea: TV
1 week ago
KCNA: "The flag of the DPRK was hoisted amid the solemn playing of the Patriotic Song, its national anthem. Lilting female band music and spirited rhythmic movements by the DPRK's cheering group revved up the atmosphere of the ceremony."
1 week ago
KCNA: "The DPRK players team which will take part in the 23rd Winter Olympics entered Kangrung players village of south Korea with due ceremony on Feb. 8."
1 week ago
KCNA: "The participants began dancing to the tune of 'Song of the Korean People's Army'. They danced in humble reverence for President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il."
1 week ago
KCNA: "Dancing parties of youth and students were held in different parts of the country on Thursday in celebration of the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army."
Reuters: This photograph shows 10 Rohingya Muslim men bound together in Rakhine, Myanmar. Soon after, they were dead1 week ago
Reuters: This photograph shows 10 Rohingya Muslim men bound together in Rakhine, Myanmar. Soon after, they were dead
China sends Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets for South China Sea patrol mission, Feb. 7. This is the first public video of Chinese Su-351 week ago
China sends Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets for South China Sea patrol mission, Feb. 7. This is the first public video of Chinese Su-35
"There are no meetings planned whatsover," says @RajShah45, asked if VP Pence might meet with sister of Kim Jung-Un at the Olympic games.
[email protected]: Secretary Tillerson and China's State Councilor Yang reaffirmed @POTUS and President Xi's commitment to keep up pressure on North Korea's illegal nuclear weapons and missile programs and discussed the need to achieve a fair and reciprocal economic relationship.
[email protected]: U.S. welcomes release of journalist Dilmurod Saidov who was sentenced in 2009. We recognize Uzbekistan's President for releasing dozens of prisoners of conscience since assuming presidency and for taking important steps to reform the rule of law in Uzbekistan.
1 week ago
[email protected]: I will be meeting with Henry Kissinger at 1:45pm. Will be discussing North Korea, China and the Middle East.
@Raajje_tv shutdowns its public broadcasting due to military warning1 week ago
@Raajje_tv shutdowns its public broadcasting due to military warning
1 week ago
@Raajje_tv shutdowns its public broadcasting due to military warning
1 week ago
Brexit a chance for Britain to build on ties with Japan - May
Japan tells UK on Brexit: If there is no profit, we cannot continue1 week ago
Japan tells UK on Brexit: If there is no profit, we cannot continue
1 week ago
The United States and South Korea now openly disagree on North Korea
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 6km SW of Ogawa, Japan
1 week ago
Singapore 'seriously evaluating' future F-35 jet purchase - Lockheed exec
Mumbai: Man named Harshal Raote, falls off 5th floor of Mantralaya building, dies. Investigation underway to probe if it was a suicide
Duterte: If I don't use dictatorial style, nothing will happen to Philippines
Pakistan prepares to extend border fence to Balochistan
Russia cuts term of stay of North Korea workers to 1 year, no deportation in progress - Interior Ministry official
1 week ago
India says one lady lost her life during ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Balnoi
1 week ago
Russia says North Korean workers can stay until December 2019
1 week ago
U.S. forces in Afghanistan attack anti-China militants
1 week ago
India says Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 16:20 hours in Krishna Ghati sector along the Line of Control. Indian Army is retaliating
Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman received Lieutenant General Mirzo Sherali, Minister of Defence of Republic of Tajikistan. Both the Defence Ministers held meeting along with other officials
1 week ago
@VP reiterates to @moonriver365 that the US will stand "shoulder to shoulder" with the ROK to denuclearize the Korean peninsula
2 militants and 2 Over Ground Workers arrested in a raid conducted by SIT in connection with firing in SMHS Hospital on 6th February1 week ago
2 militants and 2 Over Ground Workers arrested in a raid conducted by SIT in connection with firing in SMHS Hospital on 6th February
Jordan's King Abdullah ll arrives at the Prime Minister's House. A Contingent of Pakistani Armed Forces is presenting a guard of honor to the dignitary. @RHCJO
International Criminal Court to open preliminary probes on war on drugs in Philippines, violence in Venezuela.
I don't look at these pictures because this case requires professional investigation, I will not comment on anything that is not confirmed: ADGP Muneer Khan on viral photo of terrorist Naveed Jatt, who escaped during shooting at Srinagar's SMHS Hospital1 week ago
I don't look at these pictures because this case requires professional investigation, I will not comment on anything that is not confirmed: ADGP Muneer Khan on viral photo of terrorist Naveed Jatt, who escaped during shooting at Srinagar's SMHS Hospital
SIT started probe and due to scientific evidence we ascertained who or what were involved. They were identified, raids were conducted. We apprehended 2 militants and 2 OGWs. After their arrest we are left with Naveed and another terrorist who are still at large: Muneer Khan, Deputy General Police1 week ago
SIT started probe and due to scientific evidence we ascertained who or what were involved. They were identified, raids were conducted. We apprehended 2 militants and 2 OGWs. After their arrest we are left with Naveed and another terrorist who are still at large: Muneer Khan, Deputy General Police
Due to the firing we lost 2 of our officials and in this process this Pakistani terrorist managed to escape. Immediately after the incident an SIT was constituted to inspect all the aspects of this escape: Muneer Khan, ADGP, Jammu And Kashmir on firing in SMHS Hospital1 week ago
Due to the firing we lost 2 of our officials and in this process this Pakistani terrorist managed to escape. Immediately after the incident an SIT was constituted to inspect all the aspects of this escape: Muneer Khan, ADGP, Jammu And Kashmir on firing in SMHS Hospital
North Korea first lady, top military, party grandees attend military parade
1 week ago
India says ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch's KG sector, Army retaliating
1 week ago
Korea president Moon, @VP Pence reaffirm strong alliance, joint efforts to denuclearize North Korea
Embassy of Maldives in India issues fresh statement on Special Envoy not visiting India, says media reports that he bypassed India visit is not true. Says, dates were not suitable to the Indian leadership. @MDVinIND
China never attaches any political conditions to aiding the Maldives: FM spokesperson
A 3.8 magnitude quake struck 26 kilometers southwest of San Antonio, Zambales at 5:24 pm Thursday
China dismisses accusations from the former leader of the Maldives that it is attempting to effectively buy up the Indian Ocean island