Nearly 1,700 passengers on a Royal Caribbean "Cruise to Nowhere" from Singapore remained confined to their cabins for more than 14 hours after a case of COVID19 was detected on board, forcing the ship to return to Harbor

Map. History of Asia conflict

8 March 2021
USA: Photos of US Navy sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS John S Mc Cain (DDG 56) as they conduct a replenishment at sea with the USN Charles Drew from MSC Sealift (T-AKE-10) in the East China Sea as part of a US 7th Fleet patrol2 month ago
USA: Photos of US Navy sailors aboard the guided missile destroyer USS John S Mc Cain (DDG 56) as they conduct a replenishment at sea with the USN Charles Drew from MSC Sealift (T-AKE-10) in the East China Sea as part of a US 7th Fleet patrol
Religious scholar Maulvi Hamidullah Bukhari was killed in Pul e Charkhi area of Kabul this afternoon2 month ago
Religious scholar Maulvi Hamidullah Bukhari was killed in Pul e Charkhi area of Kabul this afternoon
Taliban motorcycle squad in Andar, Ghazni2 month ago
Taliban motorcycle squad in Andar, Ghazni
Aftermath of IED explosion in Mazar-i-Sharif, Balkh
2 month ago
The UN rights chief on Wednesday voiced deep concern over arrests of activists in Hong Kong, warning that a tough new security law was having a "chilling effect" on basic freedoms
2 month ago
The bodies of 211 dead migrants have been brought from Russia to Uzbekistan since the beginning of 2020
Aftermath of night SVBIED attack targeting ANDSF outpost in Andar, Ghazni2 month ago
Aftermath of night SVBIED attack targeting ANDSF outpost in Andar, Ghazni
AAF conducted air strike on Zangabad Kandahar authorities claimed death of Taliban commander Haji Wafa but IEA officially denied that
Karnataka reports 1,279 new #COVID19 cases, 3,218 discharges, and 20 deaths today. Total cases: 8,96,563 Total discharges: 8,61,588 Death toll: 11,900 Active cases: 23,056
Indian-China Border frontline update - A Division under Xinjiang Military District, equipped with passive exoskeleton, rotates to 5,000M heights in Ngari2 month ago
Indian-China Border frontline update - A Division under Xinjiang Military District, equipped with passive exoskeleton, rotates to 5,000M heights in Ngari
Oil well in Orenburg region of Russia has been extinguished for 9 hours2 month ago
Oil well in Orenburg region of Russia has been extinguished for 9 hours
Police officer Ahmad Fahim was ambushed on Kabul-Jalalabad road in Qarghayi district, southern Laghman according to pro Taliban accounts2 month ago
Police officer Ahmad Fahim was ambushed on Kabul-Jalalabad road in Qarghayi district, southern Laghman according to pro Taliban accounts
Alleged ANDSF member defected in Fayzabad Jawzjan according to pro Taliban accounts
Gallery: Authorities in the southwestern city of Chengdu have carried out measures to curb the latest Covid-19 flare-up, including targeted lockdowns and mass testing of more than 250,000 city residents2 month ago
Gallery: Authorities in the southwestern city of Chengdu have carried out measures to curb the latest Covid-19 flare-up, including targeted lockdowns and mass testing of more than 250,000 city residents
Pakistani TV anchor and YouTube personality did a whole show against Saudi Arabia and Saudi Royal Family, accusing them of treason against Islam and taking help from "infidels".
2 month ago
Farmers reject 21-point proposal by Government on amendments and clarifications on Farm Laws to resolve the stalemate. Farmers to organise nationwide protest on December 14 even as current agitation at the Delhi border continues. Protests to intensify
Militia fighter/commander killed near Qarabagh today identified as Abi Nandan according to pro Taliban accounts2 month ago
Militia fighter/commander killed near Qarabagh today identified as Abi Nandan according to pro Taliban accounts
Images: IEDs neutralized and seized by ANDSF in an op in Jalalabad, Nangarhar
Overnight, a Taliban SVBIED struck an Afghan Army outpost at Malanuh Baba in Andar, Ghazni province. Though casualties are unclear, the blast wrecked the site. Attack filmed by Taliban drone. This is the 50th Taliban SVBIED since August 20. The 50th.2 month ago
Overnight, a Taliban SVBIED struck an Afghan Army outpost at Malanuh Baba in Andar, Ghazni province. Though casualties are unclear, the blast wrecked the site. Attack filmed by Taliban drone. This is the 50th Taliban SVBIED since August 20. The 50th.
Unofficial pro IEA accounts identified Ghazni attacker as Damat Moshin2 month ago
Unofficial pro IEA accounts identified Ghazni attacker as Damat Moshin
Publicly-funded lawyer office removes protest-related posters after Hong Kong Kong pro-Beijing FB group complains2 month ago
Publicly-funded lawyer office removes protest-related posters after Hong Kong Kong pro-Beijing FB group complains
China: The latest outbreak in Chengdu is a cluster and not in the community. Existing close contacts have all tested negative for COVID19 according to the deputy director of the Sichuan Province COVID19 Medical Care Specialist Group2 month ago
China: "The latest outbreak in Chengdu is a cluster and not in the community. Existing close contacts have all tested negative for COVID19 according to the deputy director of the Sichuan Province COVID19 Medical Care Specialist Group"
Taiwan: Two Chinese PLA Y-8 EW and Y-8 RECCE planes entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on December 9.
Taiwan: Two Chinese PLA Y-8 EW and Y-8 RECCE planes entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on December 9.
Taiwan: Two Chinese PLA Y-8 EW and Y-8 RECCE planes entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on December 9.
Taiwan: Two aircraft EW Y-8 and Y-8 recce of the PLA of China entered the ADIZ southwestern Taiwan on 9 December.
Taiwan: Two aircraft EW Y-8 and Y-8 recce of the PLA of China entered the ADIZ southwestern Taiwan on 9 December. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities2 month ago
Taiwan: Two Chinese PLA Y-8 EW and Y-8 RECCE planes entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on December 9. Taiwan: Two Chinese PLA Y-8 EW and Y-8 RECCE planes entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on December 9. Taiwan: Two Chinese PLA Y-8 EW and Y-8 RECCE planes entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on December 9. Taiwan: Two aircraft EW Y-8 and Y-8 recce of the PLA of China entered the ADIZ southwestern Taiwan on 9 December. Taiwan: Two aircraft EW Y-8 and Y-8 recce of the PLA of China entered the ADIZ southwestern Taiwan on 9 December. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities
Nearly 1,700 passengers on a Royal Caribbean Cruise to Nowhere from Singapore remained confined to their cabins for more than 14 hours after a case of COVID19 was detected on board, forcing the ship to return to Harbor2 month ago
Nearly 1,700 passengers on a Royal Caribbean "Cruise to Nowhere" from Singapore remained confined to their cabins for more than 14 hours after a case of COVID19 was detected on board, forcing the ship to return to Harbor
Taliban in Marawara district, eastern Kunar2 month ago
Taliban in Marawara district, eastern Kunar
Joy Lahore base in Arghandab district abandoned. Taliban entered this morning after it got besieged yesterday
Russia: Ebeko volcano on Paramouchir in the Kuril Islands spewed ash columns twice over 3.5 km2 month ago
Russia: Ebeko volcano on Paramouchir in the Kuril Islands spewed ash columns twice over 3.5 km
India's big decision on Covid-19 Vaccine soon.  3 candidates seeking Emergency Use Authorization.  65 Foreign Envoys to review Covid-19 vaccines reach Hyderabad.  Foreign Envoys to visit Bharat Biotech firms.2 month ago
India's big decision on Covid-19 Vaccine soon. 3 candidates seeking Emergency Use Authorization. 65 Foreign Envoys to review Covid-19 vaccines reach Hyderabad. Foreign Envoys to visit Bharat Biotech firms.
7 policemen killed near Chahar Bolak, western Balkh2 month ago
7 policemen killed near Chahar Bolak, western Balkh
Taiwan: A Y-8 ASW plane from China's PLA entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on the afternoon of December 7. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities2 month ago
Taiwan: A Y-8 ASW plane from China's PLA entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on the afternoon of December 7. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities
Taiwan: A Y-8 ASW plane from China's PLA entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on the afternoon of December 6. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities2 month ago
Taiwan: A Y-8 ASW plane from China's PLA entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on the afternoon of December 6. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities
A man was shot dead in Kandahar
Radio station, machine guns, RPG's and some other equipment also seized. Ghazni2 month ago
Radio station, machine guns, RPG's and some other equipment also seized. Ghazni
Police officer Noorzada died in combat today. Unspecified location2 month ago
Police officer Noorzada died in combat today. Unspecified location
China: A building collapsed in Fotang Town, Yiwu, district city of Zhejiang province, December 8, 2020
ANA soldier executed near Islam Qala in Herat2 month ago
ANA soldier executed near Islam Qala in Herat
Fire at Malanuh Baba CP after attack last night in Ghazni2 month ago
Fire at Malanuh Baba CP after attack last night in Ghazni
Wattala Magistrate orders expert committee to conduct postmortem on the 11 prisoners killed in the Mahara Prison Riot and report facts to court
RPG and radio taken by ANA after fighting last night near Helmand capital
Video of looted weapons from Andar Ghazni2 month ago
Video of looted weapons from Andar Ghazni
Taliban took dozens of rifles after attack which happened last night in Andar district2 month ago
Taliban took dozens of rifles after attack which happened last night in Andar district
2 alleged Khurasan members and one former policeman who defected to Taliban a year ago were arrested in Jalalabad last evening by NDS
Odisha recorded 386 new #COVID19 cases, 523 recoveries and 5 deaths yesterday, as per State Health Department Total cases: 3,22,299 Total recoveries: 3,16,970 Active cases: 3,487 Death toll: 1,789
2 month ago
AFG "Taliban blocked the Kandahar-Kabul(KK2) highway at 2AM last night. They started attacking the Mullah NANO post in the early hours of this morning - first a powerful suicide car bomb followed by heavy fighting. Casualties&fatalities among ANDSF and Taliban.",source tells
Coronavirus: India records 32080 new infections and 402 deaths
2 month ago
UAE Health: The Sinopharm vaccine has proven to be 86% effective against Coronavirus
2 month ago
Hundreds of thousands of farmers in India have been protesting new pro-market agricultural policies that they say threaten their livelihoods. The protests have become a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's grip on power in the world's largest democracy
Telangana reported 721 new #COVID19 cases, 3 deaths and 753 recoveries, on 8th December. Total cases: 2,75,261 Active cases: 7,661 Total recoveries: 2,66,120 Death toll: 1,480
Huge quantity of smuggled items, including narcotics & weapons worth Indian rupees 165 crores, recovered at 2 locations of border town Moreh in Manipur by Assam Rifles along with state police & Narcotics Control Bureau.   6 smugglers were apprehended during the operation2 month ago
Huge quantity of smuggled items, including narcotics & weapons worth Indian rupees 165 crores, recovered at 2 locations of border town Moreh in Manipur by Assam Rifles along with state police & Narcotics Control Bureau. 6 smugglers were apprehended during the operation
Grenade attack in Pattan, J&K. 3 civilians injured2 month ago
Grenade attack in Pattan, J&K. 3 civilians injured
Thailand anti-government protest organizers revealing gathering for Dec 10 from 10am to 6pm BKK at a memorial near the iconic Democracy Monument. The memorial marks the1973 mass uprising against military dictatorship. Tomorrow is constitution day, public holiday
2 month ago
In denying bail, Justice Barnes said that that it would not be unfair to keep Chow in detention as bail is usually extended only to those sentenced for short periods, and who have served most of their time. "Her sentence was not too short," she said
2 month ago
Chow's representative Lawrence Lok SC argued her penalty was relatively heavier compared to other sentencing of similar offences. He said Chow did not incite violence and should not be blamed for acts of vandalism
Tamil Nadu: TV actress VJ Chitra found dead at a hotel in the outskirts of Chennai, this morning. Police is ascertaining the cause of death. Her body recovered and sent for autopsy. Investigation underway
The former deputy president of IMF Zhu Min said Wed that vaccines may only control the COVID19 pandemic after 12 months. Zhu noted that large-scale vaccine production, transportation, sale and distribution may require 6-12 months
Biden will appoint his former rival Pete Buttigieg as ambassador to China
Big data has 'turbocharged' repression in China's Xinjiang, says rights group2 month ago
Big data has 'turbocharged' repression in China's Xinjiang, says rights group
NCB arrests an absconding accused Regel Mahakal. He'll be produced before court today. He used to supply drugs to Anuj Keshwani (another accused) who further supplied it to others. NCB is conducting raids at Milat Nagar, Lokhandwala; drugs seized
2 month ago
Fraud and money laundering probe as Hong Kong police raid churches, homeless shelters linked to protest support group
2 month ago
Pakistan Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in Karachi says it has arrested two members of the IRGC-backed Zainebiyoun Brigade who were trained in Iran and were involved in killings in Pakistan between 2007-2013
2 month ago
China: Chinese military spokesperson on Tuesday expressed strong opposition to US sale of military communications systems to Taiwan
2 month ago
Protester dies at Tikri, heart attack suspected
2 month ago
Biden's National Security adviser slams China over its increased crackdown in Hong Kong.
2 alleged ANDSF members defected in Ahmad Khel Paktia according to pro Taliban accounts2 month ago
2 alleged ANDSF members defected in Ahmad Khel Paktia according to pro Taliban accounts
Civilian was wounded after mortar shells hit Aba Khel village earlier afternoon. Clashes in Badayabad area, some 7 km's NE of Laghman capital are going on for several days2 month ago
Civilian was wounded after mortar shells hit Aba Khel village earlier afternoon. Clashes in Badayabad area, some 7 km's NE of Laghman capital are going on for several days
Alleged supplies for ANDSF in Mardyan center seized by Taliban in Jawzjan earlier today. 1 person detained2 month ago
Alleged supplies for ANDSF in Mardyan center seized by Taliban in Jawzjan earlier today. 1 person detained
2 more alleged ANDSF members defected in Gurziwan according to pro Taliban accounts. Faryab2 month ago
2 more alleged ANDSF members defected in Gurziwan according to pro Taliban accounts. Faryab
ANA forces at Dehrawud main square SW Uruzgan
Policeman Fazal was killed yesterday in Aryub according to pro Taliban accounts. Paktia2 month ago
Policeman Fazal was killed yesterday in Aryub according to pro Taliban accounts. Paktia
Pro Taliban accounts claimed capturing policeman Hazratullah Charki in Khost2 month ago
Pro Taliban accounts claimed capturing policeman Hazratullah Charki in Khost
Clashes took place in SW Kandahar also, but no big changes on front lines happened there2 month ago
Clashes took place in SW Kandahar also, but no big changes on front lines happened there
China: Nucleic acid tests are also reported on Chunxi Road in Chengdu, Sichuan Province on December 8, 2020 which were still underway at 11:45 p.m.
Wolesi Jirga delegation accompanied by ANA units in Baharak district Takhar2 month ago
Wolesi Jirga delegation accompanied by ANA units in Baharak district Takhar
Taliban fighter  in Ghundey area, Khogyani/Sherzad border SW Nangarhar2 month ago
Taliban fighter in Ghundey area, Khogyani/Sherzad border SW Nangarhar
2 alleged militiamen captured with weapons in Khogyani area in Ghazni2 month ago
2 alleged militiamen captured with weapons in Khogyani area in Ghazni
2 month ago
The Chang'e-5 ascent stage, which transferred its lunar samples to the Change'-5 orbiter on Dec 5, has been deorbited on to the lunar surface at 2259 UTC Dec 7, at around 0E 30S
The US Treasury imposes sanctions on a Pakistani for his links to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard
Taliban claimed defection of 9 alleged ANDSF members in Helmand2 month ago
Taliban claimed defection of 9 alleged ANDSF members in Helmand
Taliban squad in Andar district earlier today. Ghazni2 month ago
Taliban squad in Andar district earlier today. Ghazni
China's Hubei Province, once ravaged by COVID19, on Tuesday donated 30,000 testing kits and 22,000 locally produced brick tea products to Mongolia, a token of gratitude to the Asian country that donated 30,000 sheep to support China's COVID19 fight
Rifle seized tonight after Taliban ambush in Alishing Laghman2 month ago
Rifle seized tonight after Taliban ambush in Alishing Laghman
2 month ago
Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan tied through shared ideology and battlefield history - The Washington Post
Alleged ANDSF member defected in Gurziwan according to pro Taliban accounts. Faryab2 month ago
Alleged ANDSF member defected in Gurziwan according to pro Taliban accounts. Faryab
Pro Taliban accounts claimed that police officer was killed in yesterday's attack in Spin Boldak SE Kandahar
China: Chengdu reported 4 new cases of COVID19 and 1 asymptomatic carrier on Tuesday. More than 255,000 residents have undergone nucleic acid testing and an epidemiological investigation is underway. Video of the 4th Jinniu District People's Hospital, Chengdu; Sichuan tonight2 month ago
China: "Chengdu reported 4 new cases of COVID19 and 1 asymptomatic carrier on Tuesday. More than 255,000 residents have undergone nucleic acid testing and an epidemiological investigation is underway." Video of the 4th Jinniu District People's Hospital, Chengdu; Sichuan tonight
China: Liangjiaxiang Mall, Jinniu District, Chengdu, Sichuan, Also Undergoes Nucleic Acid Testing on December 8
China: Evelyn Towers Chengdu Chenghua district in Sichuan was also reportedly confined on December 82 month ago
China: Evelyn Towers Chengdu Chenghua district in Sichuan was also reportedly confined on December 8
2 month ago
China on Tuesday summoned the charge d'affaires of the US embassy in Beijing and addressed solemn protests to the US side over its sanctions against Chinese officials
Chengdu, Sichuan reported asymptomatic case on Tuesday evening, bringing total number of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections to 6 in latest outbreak2 month ago
Chengdu, Sichuan reported asymptomatic case on Tuesday evening, bringing total number of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections to 6 in latest outbreak
UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar records one more fatality linked to COVID19, pushing district's death toll to 85, tally surges to 23,655 with 114 new cases; active case count 965: Official data
China: The Chinese Ministry of Customs and Agriculture and Rural Affairs jointly announced that they will ban direct or indirect imports of poultry products from Belgium
Karnataka reports 1,280 new #COVID19 cases, 1,060 discharges, and 13 deaths today. Total cases: 8,95,284 Total discharges: 8,58,370 Death toll: 11,880 Active cases: 25,015
China: A suspicion of Covid-19 is reported in Jiangjin District, Chongqing City, for the Xinghe Aoyun community where a diagnosis has been confirmed. All residents of the community undergo nucleic acid testing on December 8, 2020
2 month ago
Number of Afghan civilians killed annually in US airstrikes soars by 330% to around 700 civilians in 2019, new report reveals
31 deaths and 5,032 new #COVID19 cases reported today in Kerala. The total number of active cases in the state is 59,732 active cases
West Bengal: Bharatiya Janata Party holds candlelight protest in Kolkata against the killing of party workers in the State. BJP delegation yesterday submitted a representation to the State Governor alleging police atrocities at Siliguri leading to death of BJP worker yesterday
2 month ago
Hong Kong plans partial lockdowns for Covid-19 hotspots and more tests, as number of new infections surges
2 month ago
Japan strongly hopes that the democracy in Venezuela will be recovered expeditiously and peacefully through free and fair elections with a broad participation of the Venezuelan people
Andhra Pradesh reported 551 new #COVID19 cases, 744 recoveries, and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases 8,72,839 Total recoveries 8,60,368 Death toll 7,042 Active cases 5,429
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia hold sit-in protest outside Chief Minister's residence alleging Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is under house arrest2 month ago
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia hold sit-in protest outside Chief Minister's residence alleging Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is under house arrest
Hong Kong plans partial lockdowns for Covid-19 hotpots and more tests, as number of new infections surges2 month ago
Hong Kong plans partial lockdowns for Covid-19 hotpots and more tests, as number of new infections surges
Moment of IED explosion yesterday in Mazar i Sharif Balkh
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