18 June 2021
The U.S. is deeply concerned by the sentencing of human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang and the deteriorating situation for the rule of law and human rights in China. We call on China to release Mr. Wang immediately and continue to urge China to uphold its int'l human rights commitments.
15 injured in Al factional clash in Faridganj
2 year ago
Freeland confirms Canadian detained in Macau
Karachi: TLP workers are gathering at Tower.2 year ago
Karachi: TLP workers are gathering at Tower.
2 year ago
Russia has made a secret offer to North Korea for a nuclear power plant, inserting itself into the high-states nuclear talks between Washington and Pyongyang.
6 people of a family were killed when an artillery shell that presumably the children brought home went off in a room, police say in Bannu's Hawaid area that borders North Waziristan. Includes a husband who is a scholar teacher, wife and 4 children the youngest 2 years old.
2 year ago
Another power breakdown hits central part of Karachi
2 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 101km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia
4th security incident in Pakistan today: An under-construction check-post of Pakistani military was blown up in an explosion by unknown culprits in Dera Bugti, Balochistan.
Four military junta ministers in Thailand resigned today in a long-expected move to run in elections - 1st since the coup. They may even appt junta leader Prayuth as PM. Part of the military plan to hold onto power.
Space threats - "China and Russia will continue training and equipping their military space forces and fielding new anti-satellite weapons" warns @ODNIgov Dir Dan Coats "Space has become the new global frontier"
Pakistani Taliban claims attack on a police compound that left nine police officers and four militants dead
"We remain concerned about Pakistan's continued development and control of nuclear weapons" per DNI Coats
An Air India aircraft was damaged today while taking off at Tirupati Airport in Andhra Pradesh. The aircraft was later grounded at Hyderabad airport. No injuries were reported in the incident, reports ANI
North Korea, Syria, Russia and ISIS have all used chemical weapons over the last two years, according to DNI Coats.
DNI Coats: We expect Russia and China to exploit the situation in Venezuela to control the oil sector there
DNI Coats: China, Russian, North Korea and Iran are advancing their cyber capabilities, which are relatively low cost and growing in potency and severity. This include threatening both minds and machines in any expanding number of ways.
The U.S. intelligence community assesses North Korea "is unlikely to completely give up its nuclear capabilities," says DNI Coats.
DNI Coats: "China's actions reflect a long term strategy to achieve global superiority."
Threats to United States "will expand and diversify in the coming year, driven in part by China and Russia as they respectively compete more intensely with the United States and its traditional allies and partners" per @ODNIgov's latest Worldwide Threat Assessment
2 year ago
ChinaTech: China will send 10 BeiDou satellites through seven separate launches this year, which will help complete the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System global network by 2020.
Steven Mnuchin says that if China presents enough trade concessions to Trump, there is a chance that the administration may seek to lift all tariffs
Pakistan urges Afghanistan to open its border on its side of Ghulam Khan border crossing and help in delivery of Pakistani exports i.e. MEDICINES to Khost, Afghanistan.
Taliban claimed APC blown apart by IED in Faizabad area of Shireen Tagab Faryab, all SOF troopers aboard killed/wounded.2 year ago
Taliban claimed APC blown apart by IED in Faizabad area of Shireen Tagab Faryab, all SOF troopers aboard killed/wounded.
14-year-old Jolo blast victim dies in Zamboanga City hospital
US Peace envoy @US4AfghanPeace met Former Afghan president @KarzaiH and discussed recent developments on Afghan peace. Karzai said he supports these efforts.2 year ago
US Peace envoy @US4AfghanPeace met Former Afghan president @KarzaiH and discussed recent developments on Afghan peace. Karzai said he supports these efforts.
Beijing will "firmly defend" its companies, said foreign ministry statement read on the state-run TV news.
2 year ago
Ahead of PM Modi's visit, searches launched in Samba after suspicious movement
Two police killed, 17 injured in Loralai attack , MS civil hospital confirmed
Duterte says he has no doubt the Abu Sayyaf group is behind the Jolo blasts
A @planetlabs image captured this morning over Vladivostok in far eastern Russia. The Amur Bay is fairly frozen, but the port facing Ussuri Bay is still able to move petroleum products. This morning, a US-sanctioned North Korean tanker popped up. AIS was offline for a year.
Pakistan's top court rejects challenge to Asia Bibi acquittal
5 arrested, nearly 1kg of heroin seized in CNB operation2 year ago
5 arrested, nearly 1kg of heroin seized in CNB operation
Duterte says it's better that government money goes to hospitals than corruption.
DIG police office in Balochistan's Loralai attacked. 10 injured
Security Forces convoy came under gun attack of unknown armed assailants in Kech Turbat. So far no casualty reported in this regard.
Initial reports relayed that firing could be heard from inside the DIG's office and two people have been injured in the incident. Loralai
North Korea seeking €43 million in foreign investment for electricity sector
Blast followed by firing at DIG police office in Balochistan's Loralai. 5 people were injured in the incident.
Beijing urges Washington to withdraw its request to Canada to extradite the Huawei executive
2 year ago
20 Insurgents Including Taliban Local Commander a Killed in Balkh Province
2 year ago
Ex-President Lee seeks bail on grounds of health, change of bench
Huawei CFO Meng's lawyer: Meng has never plotted to violate any U.S. law, including the Iranian sanctions
.@hkpoliceforce Commissioner Stephen Lo has revealed that 45 officers were arrested last year for various offences, 55 percent more than 20172 year ago
[email protected] Commissioner Stephen Lo has revealed that 45 officers were arrested last year for various offences, 55 percent more than 2017
Russia's envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov met with Pakistani officials on Tuesday and discussed the Afghan peace process and Afghan conflict. Kabulov arrived Monday, days after US-Taliban reported progress in talks in Doha.
2 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 55km SE of Sarangani, Philippines
2 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 77km ESE of Ohara, Japan
2 year ago
[email protected]: How does Da Nang Dick (Blumenthal) serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee when he defrauded the American people about his so called War Hero status in Vietnam, only to later admit, with tears pouring down his face, that he was never in Vietnam. An embarrassment to our Country.
US indicts Huawei for economic espionage and collusion with Iran.
Acting US Attorney General @MattWhitaker46 announcing 10 federal crimes against two affiliates of China telecom giant @Huawei.
Justice Department unseals 13-count indictment against China's Huawei, two subsidiaries and its CFO Meng Wanzhou
2 year ago
"They're a totally separate process" says @PressSec in response to my question of criminal actions about to be announced by US on @huawei and this week's trade talks with China.
2 year ago
A member of parliament in Kazakhstan has proposed that the country's name be changed — to Kazakh Republic
White House says they will "welcome an official delegation from China for a series of meetings from January 30 to 31, 2019, to discuss the trade relationship between the two countries."
Not Confirmed - The US will maybe place sanctions against Venezuela's state oil companies in the "White House" Press briefing today, and place charges against Chinese technology company Huawei.
2 year ago
Foreign Affairs minister Chrystia Freeland says it is "truly reprehensible" that Conservatives are "playing politics" with China situation. Erin O'Toole asked if McCallum was fired for speaking truth to power, and accused the gov't of letting politics into the Huawei case.
Russian special Afghan envoy Kabolov, who is in Pakistan, will hold talks in Islamabad on Tuesday on efforts to press for political solution to Afghan conflict, sources say. He is expected to meet FM Qureshi and foreign secretary Janjua. Kabolov is the man behind Taliban-Russia contacts
Qatar Airways flight makes emergency landing at Dhaka
Uzbekistan is developing military-to-military cooperation with US: For the first time Uzbek special operations forces participated in joint South Strike exercises held at Camp Shelby in Mississippi. Uzbek defense minister is there to observe.
2 year ago
Kim Jong Un's visit to Russia still on agenda - Morgulov
2 year ago
U.S. has not yet officially notified Russia of withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan - deputy FM
2 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 185km SW of Abepura, Indonesia
Citizen of Kyrgyzstan Husnud Zaynabidinov was detained and tortured in case of "Magnitogorsk gas explosion", - his wife told Radio Svoboda. Head of community of Central Asia political immigrants says police increased checks
China has 186 unicorn startups, altogether worth $736 billion
2 year ago
Ghani says millions of Afghan migrants have returned home from abroad over the past few years, "but still we do not have an exact figure on the number of our citizens living as migrants in Pakistan, Iran and other Gulf countries."
Two members of the Cotabato Provincial Mobile Force Company were wounded after being hit with a landmine at Purok Kabisig, Barangay Poblacion the town of Magpet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday.
Duterte visits Jolo cathedral blasts site
Thailand's military junta cracks down on social media ahead of election
President Duterte's marching orders to the troops in Sulu: an all-out war against the terror groups and give justice to the victims, a military official said. @alipalajulieINQ
Jaguar catches fire in open carpark in Bukit Panjang, no one injured2 year ago
Jaguar catches fire in open carpark in Bukit Panjang, no one injured
Taliban claimed Key CP overrun in Babrhi area of Arghastan Kandahar last night, commander Toran, his deputy Tor Jan along with 6 gunmen killed, 4 others detained; pickup truck, 16 unit weaponry and sizable amount equipment seized
Passenger injured after 1 car rams into another, causing it to crash through railing in hit-and-run at Bukit Timah Road.2 year ago
Passenger injured after 1 car rams into another, causing it to crash through railing in hit-and-run at Bukit Timah Road.
Exports from Hong Kong drop by more than forecast
2 year ago
At lease one soldier dead after separatists open fire on an aircraft carrying military personnel and local government officials in Indonesia's easternmost Papua region, military says
2 year ago
No agreement with Taliban on withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan: Khalilzad
Two 'drug peddlers' killed in Cox's Bazar 'shootout'
2 year ago
JK: India, Pakistan trade fire along Intelligence Bureau in Kathua
2 year ago
Zulfi Bukhari, Dubai police chief agree on joint committee for resolution of issues of Pakistani prisoners in Dubai.
@piaranada PresidentDuterte expresses his condolences for those who perished in the Jolo bombing, including the soldiers who were killed while responding to 1st blast. (Malacañang photos)
2 year ago
US envoy Khalilzad briefs Afghan President Ghani on talks with Taliban
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