Singapore human rights lawyer M Ravi charged with defaming law minister K Shanmugam

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6 March 2021
ANA detonated IED in Zawul area Herat2 month ago
ANA detonated IED in Zawul area Herat
IEA confirmed that air strike took place and said that 2 civilians were killed-Nasibullah and Hasibullah and another one (Raheem Ghul) wounded. Wardak2 month ago
IEA confirmed that air strike took place and said that 2 civilians were killed-Nasibullah and Hasibullah and another one (Raheem Ghul) wounded. Wardak
MOD claimed conducting air strike on Taliban fighters in Jalrez district. Wardak2 month ago
MOD claimed conducting air strike on Taliban fighters in Jalrez district. Wardak
Weapons seized after last night's battle in Dehrawud. At least 10 ANDSF personnel killed, 2 of them ANA
A Chinese lunar probe has returned to Earth with the first fresh samples of rock and debris from the moon in more than 40 years, in the latest breakthrough for China's increasingly ambitious space program
Abdullah, 30, was allegedly working at the direction of a senior Al-Shabaab commander who was responsible for planning the 2019 DusitD2 Nairobi hotel attack. He traveled to Philippines in 2016 and enrolled in a flight school there, per indictment. He faces up to life in prison
US charges Kenya national Cholo Abdi Abdullah of conspiring to hijack an aircraft on behalf of Al-Shabaab to carry out 9/11-style attack in the US. Abdullah was arrested in the Philippines in July 2019, was transferred to the US on Dec 15, 2020
Pro Taliban accounts claimed capturing a soldier near Paktia capital earlier today. They didn't specified his name2 month ago
Pro Taliban accounts claimed capturing a soldier near Paktia capital earlier today. They didn't specified his name
Defecting militiamen allegedly brought 2 rifles and some equipment in Shindand district Herat2 month ago
Defecting militiamen allegedly brought 2 rifles and some equipment in Shindand district Herat
Ghazni authorities said that shrine in Malanuh Baba was blown up by unknown perpetrators IEA claimed that AAF targeted mosque2 month ago
Ghazni authorities said that shrine in Malanuh Baba was blown up by "unknown perpetrators" IEA claimed that AAF targeted mosque
A doctor in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental was killed in a shooting incident Tuesday afternoon, December 15. She was previously red-tagged by a local anti-communist vigilante group.2 month ago
A doctor in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental was killed in a shooting incident Tuesday afternoon, December 15. She was previously red-tagged by a local anti-communist vigilante group.
Nayagarh: Body of deceased girl 'Swati' reaches Badhipatna village under Ranpur police limits after completion of SNT test at Cuttack; the minor girl was found dead under circumstances & cause of her death is still unclear Odisha
Russia: Details: The 13th Missile Division of the Strategic Missile Forces continues to be re-equipped with the Avangard missile system with 1 intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a hypersonic guided warhead in the Dombarovsky district, Orenburg region”2 month ago
Russia: Details: "The 13th Missile Division of the Strategic Missile Forces continues to be re-equipped with the Avangard missile system with 1 intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a hypersonic guided warhead in the Dombarovsky district, Orenburg region”
2 month ago
Afghan MoD claimed at least 17 Taliban fighters were killed when they attacked security forces in the Panjwai district of Kandahar province
Russia: "As part of the implementation of state defense ordinance GOZ-2021, the Ministry of Defense signed a contract for the supply of a serial batch of corvettes from projects 20380 and 20385 with the Amur shipyard. " (Russian military department)
China: A PLA Z-9 helicopter recently carried out live-fire anti-ship missile exercises. This tactic is very suitable for countering small ships like the 700 T Ta Chiang corvette recently launched from the island of Taiwan2 month ago
China: "A PLA Z-9 helicopter recently carried out live-fire anti-ship missile exercises. This tactic is very suitable for countering small ships like the 700 T Ta Chiang corvette recently launched from the island of Taiwan
China: NORINCO promotional video showing an overview of its heavy weapons. Norinco is a Chinese state defense company that manufactures a diverse line of civilian and military products
2 month ago
At least one killed and another wounded in MIED blast targeting vehicle used by employees of Kapisa's criminal investigations department today. Incident occurred in the Sar-e-Sayad area of Parwan while the employees were on their way to their office in Kapisa
Controlled IED detonation by ANDSF in Herat2 month ago
Controlled IED detonation by ANDSF in Herat
Russia: Video documenting another ballistic missile with the Avangard block that was installed in the launcher of one of the units of the country's strategic missile forces in the Orenburg region2 month ago
Russia: Video documenting another ballistic missile with the Avangard block that was installed in the launcher of one of the units of the country's strategic missile forces in the Orenburg region
6,185 new #COVID19 cases & 5,728 recoveries reported in Kerala today. Active cases now at 58,184; so far 6,22,394 patients have recovered: State Government
Indian Army Chief on his first ever official trip to Saudi Arabia visited Saudi Military Academy, National Defense University and Command & Staff College. There's great potential for India-Saudi security collaboration as Saudi opens up & rearranges its economic model
US approves export of sonar system for Taiwan's domestic submarine; Taiwan still needs to import battlefield integration system, missiles, torpedoes, diesel engine
2 month ago
Manipur reported 81 new #COVID19 cases, 227 recoveries and 2 deaths today, says State Health Department, Manipur Total cases so far: 27,373 Total recoveries: 25,107 Active cases: 1,937 Total Deaths till date: 329 Recovery rate: 91
China: Dalian, in northeast China, has carried out nucleic acid tests on all residents of communities where 4 asymptomatic carriers of COVID19 have been detected. 3,715 out of 8,154 tested have so far shown negative results
China: 300 men were sent by the local people's armed forces department to lead the mission to recover lunar samples taken by Chang'e-5 to patrol on horseback in the Siziwang banner, in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia2 month ago
China: 300 men were sent by the local people's armed forces department to lead the mission to recover lunar samples taken by Chang'e-5 to patrol on horseback in the Siziwang banner, in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia
China: Fire at Chopstick Factory in Wenchun City, Mudanjiang Prefecture, Heilongjiang Province, Dec.16, 20202 month ago
China: Fire at Chopstick Factory in Wenchun City, Mudanjiang Prefecture, Heilongjiang Province, Dec.16, 2020
VIDEO: Families gather at Baghlan hospital to receive the bodies of 13 soldiers killed in Taliban attacks in Pul-e-Khumri city
Andhra Pradesh reports 478 new #COVID19 cases, 3 deaths and 715 recoveries today. Total cases: 8,76,814 Total recoveries: 8,65,327 Death toll: 7,067 Active cases: 4,420
At least 13 ANDSF members were killed and 4 others were wounded when Taliban militants attacked two security outposts in the Wazir Abad and Neeyazullah area in Pul-e-Khumri city of Baghlan province last night, local officials said
Also: Afghan MoD denied reports that Dehrawud district in Uruzgan has fallen to the Taliban
At least 5 policemen, including a commander, were killed in a Taliban attack in Dehrawud district of Uruzgan province last night, while 17 Taliban were also killed in the clashes, as per local officials. Meanwhile @bsarwary says at least 20 ANDSF members were killed
At least 20 members of ANDSF including several important district level commanders were killed in a Taliban attack against Dehrawooad district, Uruzgan. Taliban launched attack last night and dead bodies of ANDSF put on the road by Taliban, multiple sources in Uruzgan tells
2 month ago
Hong Kong pro-Beijing activist Leticia Lee dies aged 56 – reports
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 23 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines
Chengdu has taken a 'wartime' footing after seven locally transmitted Covid-19 cases were reported in two days. Local authorities carried out measures to curb the latest flare-up, including targeted lockdowns in some areas and mass testing of more than 250,000 city residents
Clash over drugs between two groups along Pakistan-Iran border resulted in multiple deaths. A rocket was fired which hit a vehicle and resulted in burning alive of 5 people
2 month ago
Moon receives minister's briefing on punishing top prosecutor: Cheong Wa Dae
2 month ago
Singapore human rights lawyer M Ravi charged with defaming law minister K Shanmugam
2 month ago
There are 82 new confirmed cases in Hong Kong, 35 cases of unknown origin
Odisha recorded 407 new #COVID19 cases, 392 recoveries and 5 deaths on December 15, as per State Health Department Total cases: 3,24,796 Total recoveries: 3,19,850 Active cases: 3,073 Death toll: 1,820
Deputy Dehrawud police chief Haji Wali Mohammad, police officer Sayed Ali and militia commander Haji Naeem were killed as ANDSF tried to regain bazaar. SOF also got decimated. Their deputy commander died also. According to local accounts air support didn't arrived Uruzgan AFG
Number of wounded is at least 5. Wazirabad CP was ravaged. Baghlan2 month ago
Number of wounded is at least 5. Wazirabad CP was ravaged. Baghlan
Coffins arrived to Pul e Khumri. At least 13 policemen killed. Baghlan2 month ago
Coffins arrived to Pul e Khumri. At least 13 policemen killed. Baghlan
Japanese man charged with murder over the 2019 arson attack on Kyoto Animation that killed 36 people, local media says. It was country's deadliest violent crime in decades
Police commander Anwar died in Taliban raid near Baghlan capital2 month ago
Police commander Anwar died in Taliban raid near Baghlan capital
MIED attack in Kabul Afghanistan. Car probably belonged to NDS staff2 month ago
MIED attack in Kabul Afghanistan. Car probably belonged to NDS staff
Puducherry reports 32 new COVID19 cases, one fatality. Infection tally rises to 37,582, death toll 622. The number of active cases of the disease stands at 299
Court rejects request to bury 04 prisoners killed in Mahara Prison Riot. DG Health Services ordered by Wattala MC to cremate the bodies on Wednesday (16) & Thursday (17)
AGs Dept informs Wattala MC, 04 prisoners killed in the Mahara Prison Riot died of gun shot injuries, according to autopsy report
Reuters: Tokyo daily coronavirus cases hit 678, topping previous record of 621
A sticky bomb attached to a 4by4 pick up truck exploded in Kabul's Khair Khana area this morning. According to eye witnesses the vehicle belonged to the Afghan intelligence service.2 month ago
A sticky bomb attached to a 4by4 pick up truck exploded in Kabul's Khair Khana area this morning. According to eye witnesses the vehicle belonged to the Afghan intelligence service.
Telangana reported 536 new #COVID19 cases, 3 deaths and 622 recoveries on 15th December. Total cases: 2,79,135 Active cases: 7,183 Total recoveries: 2,70,450 Death toll: 1,502
Two wounded in explosion in PD-11, Kabul city this morning. Looks like a vehicle was targeted2 month ago
Two wounded in explosion in PD-11, Kabul city this morning. Looks like a vehicle was targeted
China: The Chang'e-5 orbiter-turner assembly made its 2nd course correction in the moon-Earth transfer orbit on Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. The 25 N thrust motors worked for 8 sec to complete the operation. The spaceship is in good condition and on the return2 month ago
China: The Chang'e-5 orbiter-turner assembly made its 2nd course correction in the moon-Earth transfer orbit on Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. The 25 N thrust motors worked for 8 sec to complete the operation. The spaceship is in good condition and on the return
2 month ago
Pakistan: Militants tried to blow up the vehicle of a Chinese national in Karachi city by attaching a MIED to the vehicle. It failed to explode. Sindhudesh Revolutionary Army claimed responsibility for the incident
2 month ago
Five people, including four children, were killed and eleven others sustained injuries when a mini lorry mowed them down on National Highway-40 at Yerraguntla village
As Taliban delegation is scheduled to visit Islamabad, earlier Khalilzad and General Miller visited Pakistan and met with Pakistan Army Chief General Bajwa. So far Khalilzad has made over a dozen trips to Pakistan for Afghanistan negotiations
2 month ago
Mother & son died after they were run over by a SUV along the Anuradhapura - Padeniya Rd. 08 people traveling in the SUV arrested. Driver of the SUV and another two people had fled the scene of the accident. Investigations underway to arrest them : Police Spokesperson
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 33 km SSW of Kushiro, Japan
Pro-democracy actor Gregory Wong appeals for work on social media, citing hefty legal fees after protest arrest2 month ago
Pro-democracy actor Gregory Wong appeals for work on social media, citing hefty legal fees after protest arrest
2 month ago
Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Alabel, Sarangani at 7:22am. Phivolcs says aftershocks and damage are expected
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 - Mindanao, Philippines
2 month ago
USA: 2 B-1B Lancer strategic bombers took off from Andersen Air Base in Guam and headed for the Japanese island of Kyushu, Recently
VIDEO:  CCTV footage of grenade attack at the gate of Karachi University2 month ago
VIDEO: CCTV footage of grenade attack at the gate of Karachi University
VIDEO:  U.S. military hardware in Pakistan, which arrived from Afghanistan2 month ago
VIDEO: U.S. military hardware in Pakistan, which arrived from Afghanistan
Khurasan claimed killing magician Sayed Kamal Agha yesterday in Herat 2 days ago a man was killed on a gas station2 month ago
Khurasan claimed killing "magician" Sayed Kamal Agha yesterday in Herat 2 days ago a man was killed on a gas station
Taliban search op near Jalrez earlier today, Wardak2 month ago
Taliban search op near Jalrez earlier today, Wardak
AAF conducted air strikes during Taliban ambush on ANA convoy between Qadis and Badghis capital in Shur Khak Darwish area earlier today2 month ago
AAF conducted air strikes during Taliban ambush on ANA convoy between Qadis and Badghis capital in Shur Khak Darwish area earlier today
Taliban claimed defection of 3 alleged ANDSF members in Helmand Afghanistan2 month ago
Taliban claimed defection of 3 alleged ANDSF members in Helmand Afghanistan
2 month ago
USAF plane made emergency landing on Kandahar airport and damaged the runaway which led to closure of facility for flights Afghanistan
2 month ago
A doctor who was red-tagged and her husband were killed by unknown motorcycle-riding gunmen in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on Tuesday night
2 month ago
[email protected] confirmed with GT on Tue night that it is investigating the death of a 57-year-old police officer at Cheung Chau Police Station this afternoon, who had a gunshot wound to his head and a service pistol was found next to his body, as was a note
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 175 km E of Yamada, Japan
Fighting took place on Jalrez-Maidan Shar road in Wardak2 month ago
Fighting took place on Jalrez-Maidan Shar road in Wardak
Rifle and vest taken by military after clashes near Deh Dushanbeh Logar2 month ago
Rifle and vest taken by military after clashes near Deh Dushanbeh Logar
2nd police officer Mohammad Naseem, wounded yesterday afternoon in Lashkargah, died today according to pro Taliban accounts
Militia commander Waqar Haqyar was wounded during clashes in Arghandab last night Kandahar according to pro Taliban accounts
Clashes in Wardak earlier today2 month ago
Clashes in Wardak earlier today
2 month ago
Manipur reported 83 new #COVID19 cases, 141 recoveries and 3 deaths today, says State Health Department, Manipur Total cases so far: 27,292 Total recoveries: 24,880 Active cases: 2,085 Total Deaths till date: 327 Recovery rate: 91
2 month ago
Following the talks, a protocol was signed between Russia and China to a bilateral agreement on the exchange of data on launches of ballistic missiles and space carrier rockets.
2 month ago
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu held a video meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Wei Fenghe, and spoke about the importance of cooperation between Moscow and Beijing in connection with the US missile plans.
Statement from @airforcelk identifies the pilot who was killed in the crash in Kantale today as trainee pilot Officer Cadet Amarakoon, a past pupil of Kegalle Maha Vidyalaya, who had joined the Air Force in 2019
5,218 new #COVID19 cases & 5,066 recoveries and 33 deaths reported in Kerala today. Number of active cases now at 57,757; so far 6,16,666 patients have recovered: State Govt
Andhra Pradesh reports 500 new #COVID19 cases, 5 deaths and 563 recoveries. Total cases 8,76,336 Total recoveries 8,64,612 Death toll 7064 Active cases 4660
VIDEO: More footage from this morning's MIED blast in Kabul2 month ago
VIDEO: More footage from this morning's MIED blast in Kabul
Afghanistan-based Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Omar Khattab Waziristani has been assassinated in Paktika, as per local reports2 month ago
Afghanistan-based Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Omar Khattab Waziristani has been assassinated in Paktika, as per local reports
2 month ago
Police officer shoots himself in Cheung Chau station – reports
China: China's electricity consumption in November reached 646.7 billion kWH, up 9.4% year-on-year. Electricity consumption of city dwellers and rural dwellers reached 74,6 billion kWH, up 7.3% according to statistics released on Tuesday
Taiwan: President Tsai Ing-wen inaugurated Ta-Chiang, the new Tuo-Chiang-class corvette and took delivery of a new minelayer that will serve in the Republic of China Navy2 month ago
Taiwan: President Tsai Ing-wen inaugurated Ta-Chiang, the new Tuo-Chiang-class corvette and took delivery of a new minelayer that will serve in the Republic of China Navy
2 month ago
At least 3 Taliban were killed, 2 others wounded in Afghan forces Airstrike in Greshk district of Kandahar province on Monday, Ministry of Defence said
Grenade/cracker attack near the gate of Karachi University has wounded one paramilitary soldier2 month ago
Grenade/cracker attack near the gate of Karachi University has wounded one paramilitary soldier
2 month ago
According to Afghan CT officers,last year at least 50,000 sticky bombs were brought from Helmand alone into Kabul,&deep in the Pech River valley AQ have contracted the Pakistani militant group LET 2make more bombs which have found their way into Kabul via Sarobi&Kapisa provinces
Taiwan: Two PLA Y-8 ASW and Y-8 RECCE planes from China entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on December 15. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities2 month ago
Taiwan: Two PLA Y-8 ASW and Y-8 RECCE planes from China entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on December 15. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities
Images: IEDs discovered and neutralized by ANDSF in Nangarhar
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 289 km SSW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia
China: China's use of foreign capital reached € 11.83 billion in November, up 5.5% YoY. From January to November, the effective use of foreign capital in China reached € 107.72 billion, up 6.3% year on year (MOFCOM)
2 month ago
Covid-19: Hong Kong's Carrie Lam slams 'malicious' rumours on Chinese vaccine purchases, says no politics involved
North Korea: The Russian Embassy in the DPRK assessed data on Pyongyang's purchase of a Russian vaccine: "The country's borders have remained completely closed in recent months, so the likelihood of vaccine, Russian or otherwise , is questionable
The presidential campaign kicks off today in Kyrgyzstan. The vote will take place on Jan. 10. There are 18 candidates on the ballot including 1 woman. While there's no reliable pollster in the country, Sadyr Japarov is widely viewed as the leader of the race
China: A fire was reported in a warehouse in Huiji District of Zhengzhou City, Henan Province, on December 15, 2020. No report available2 month ago
China: A fire was reported in a warehouse in Huiji District of Zhengzhou City, Henan Province, on December 15, 2020. No report available
4 alleged militiamen arrested in Takhar2 month ago
4 alleged militiamen arrested in Takhar
Prosecutor Mohammad Nabi Mazloom was assassinated in Kandahar
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