20 June 2021
"Exercise increased caution" in Nepal, according to @StateDept, which is elevating its travel advisory to Level 2 "due to the potential for increased political violence."
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 41km ENE of Hasaki, Japan
After a Long Time SMS service restored in Kashmir valley
USG issues travel advisory for Pakistan for foreigners flying in or out of Pakistani airspace.
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince: We emphasize the depth of relations and friendship between the UAE and Pakistan
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 132km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia
Rumours spreading online suggesting a police officer collapsed after being beaten by HKProtesters during the New Year Hong Kong Protests (>400 arrested, aged 12-81), new video shows officer collapsed with o being attacked1 year ago
Rumours spreading online suggesting a police officer collapsed after being beaten by #HKProtesters during the New Year Hong Kong Protests (>400 arrested, aged 12-81), new video shows officer collapsed with o being attacked
Police today said officer took off Democratic Party lawmaker Ted Hui's googles to pepper spray him because he was showing "passive resistance" for refusing to leave.
1 year ago
Singapore opposition party to challenge fake news notices in court
Tens of thousands of people were evacuated on Thursday in #Jakarta after flash floods and landslides killed up to 26 people amid the heaviest rains in more than 20 years.
Lebanon receives a request from INTERPOL to arrest businessman Carlos Ghosn, who fled to Beirut
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 266km E of Baubau, Indonesia
High-speed broadband internet has been restored in 80 hospitals in J&K.
Tajikistan Interior Ministry says it's probing reports that an OMON officer sustained gunshot wounds when soldiers' New Year party turned violent in Khorog, Badakhshon
1 year ago
A 22yo man pleaded guilty today to possessing two Molotov cocktails when being stopped and searched in Tseung Kwan O on October 13, 2019, and given a year jail sentence. @appledaily_hk says it is the first such case
1 year ago
Assam govt bans strikes by oil & gas sector employees for 6 months under Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 79km NNE of Palue, Indonesia
1 year ago
Two men posing as plain-clothes officers stopped and searched a 63-year-old, then robbed him of HK$210,000 in Tuen Mun on New Year's Day. Police are hunting for the two robbers.
Four Afghan security forces killed; a Taliban attack targeting a police station in Faryab province, northern Afghanistan1 year ago
Four Afghan security forces killed; a Taliban attack targeting a police station in Faryab province, northern Afghanistan
1 year ago
The first decree of the President of Kazakhstan in 2020. Rename the village of Zatobolsk in the city of Tobyl.
Top Taiwan military official 'killed' after helicopter crash-landing
200 office workers and protesters stage lunchtime rally a day after New Year rally cut short by police which cited public order concerns as radicals trashed banks and shops
1 year ago
Eight people including the chief of Taiwan's armed forces were killed Thursday after the military helicopter carrying them crashed on a mountainside during a routine trip, Taiwan's military said
Broadband internet services have been restored in J&K
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 218km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 221km SE of Kuril'sk, Russia
3 human rights observers from human rights group Civil Rights Observer were among the arrested in Causeway Bay earlier last night, @HK_CRO said. It has strongly condemned the arrest as "unreasonable" and amounted to violation of Johannesburg Principles
A Flight from Wuhan, China, where an atypical pneumonia outbreak just happened, is receiving infection containment measures upon arrival at Taiwan(). The woman filming this video said: We are not allowed to leave this plane, this person was infected1 year ago
A Flight from Wuhan, China, where an atypical pneumonia outbreak just happened, is receiving infection containment measures upon arrival at Taiwan(). The woman filming this video said: "We are not allowed to leave this plane, this person was infected"
Police has detained a man for hours despite he claimed to have chest pain. "Police mocked him, you look fine after several hours of marching and fighting with police," says onlooker Ah Wei who is just released
A group of people walked out from where nearly 100 were subdued on Hennessy Road
Police say they arrested over 400 people in Causeway Bay today, including around 70 here on Hennessy Road, lined up against the wall in rows awaiting processing. Few look like hardened frontliners. This rooftop is the closest media can get to record the scene
1 million people take part in new year march in Hong Kong today, according to organiser
After TV reported already more than 400 arrests in Causeway Bay, even more mass arrests there, these on Yee Wo & Hennessy Roads around 22.20
According to Apple Daily News, HKPF expanded their lockdown area to a ridiculous radius just to prevent reporters from filming the near-hundred of arrested citizens
A young man suddenly arrested in Causeway Bay for no apparent reason
Another apparent mass arrest in an alley in Tai Hang. This is in addition to the reported mass arrest on Hennessy Rd outside Citibank
On Hennessy Road, Democratic Party lawmaker Helena Wong questioned why police shone flashing lights at reporters. The police then called her "rubbish legco lawmaker" and said she was play-acting in front of cameras
Riot police cordoning off Hennessy Road are rather offensive in their talking. Calling lawmaker Helena Wong and onlookers "trash", ridiculing them for coming here for media exposure, accusing reporters of not filming vandalism, even saying jokingly that someone gonna jump off
At around 8:15pm, police suddenly disembarked from several vehicles and charged towards a crowd in Causeway Bay, detaining nearly a hundred people outside Hennessy Road's Citibank. Photo: May James / HKFP.
Riot police has dispersed most protesters. An officer also asked onlookers to leave MTR, "off you go, rioters."
Riot police just attacked Legislative Councillor Ted Hui Chi-fung and then pepper spraying citizens and journalists
Jan 1 march, which has been outlawed by police in the afternoon, has suddenly turned violent after sundown. Police have suddenly charged on Hennessy Rd and subdued at least 50 protesters. They drop to their knees and raise their hands during the arrest.
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