Reuters: Authorities in Dalian, in Liaoning province where new local COVID19 infections have been reported in recent days, also barred residents of areas designated as medium or high-risk areas for the disease from leaving the city

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1 month ago
Germany calls on China to guarantee rights that arrested Hong Kong opposition figures enjoy under the city's basic law
Himachal Pradesh reports 105 new #COVID19 cases, 259 cured cases, and 2 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases: 56,015 Total cured cases: 53,747 Deaths: 940 Active cases: 1,281
Reports that NDS arrested adviser of Paktia Governor under charges of having terrorist links1 month ago
Reports that NDS arrested adviser of Paktia Governor under charges of having "terrorist links"
Tyngsborough police officer, Chinese investor charged with firearms violations
Clashes around Panjwayi center earlier today Kandahar1 month ago
Clashes around Panjwayi center earlier today Kandahar
1 month ago
Clarisse Yeung's district organisation Kickstart Wan Chai announced that they will disband and stop operating following her arrest. Yeung felt unwell whilst in police detention and was sent to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, according to her Facebook page
Bird flu confirmed in Indore, Mandsaur and Agar Malwa after reports surfaced of crows found dead in 11 districts of the state. Bird flu control room set up in every district of the state: Department of Animal Husbandry, Madhya Pradesh
Pakistan's Hazara Shias continue protest on fourth day alongside bodies of miners killed by Daesh as PM Khan sends ministers to convince them to bury their dead
New York Stock Exchange to delist three Chinese telecom firms in latest reversal
1 month ago
UK Foreign Sec. @DominicRaab said: "The mass arrest of politicians & activists in Hong Kong is a grievous attack on rights and freedoms. These arrests demonstrate the intended use of the National Security law is to clamp down on dissent and opposing political views
In Tajikistan, the national energy utility company Barki Tojik began introducing electricity supply caps for households: the country with rich hydropower resources is entering another energy crisis
After 2 days in Kabul, @US4AfghanPeace reportedly has not yet met with @ashrafghani1 month ago
After 2 days in Kabul, @US4AfghanPeace reportedly has not yet met with @ashrafghani
1 month ago
Manipur reported 66 new #COVID19 cases and 29 recoveries today, says State Health Department. Total cases so far: 28,484 Total recoveries: 27,642 Active cases: 479 Total Deaths: 363 Recovery rate is 97
China: Fire is reported to have started near Golden Times Square in Jinan, Shandong Province on January 6, 20211 month ago
China: Fire is reported to have started near Golden Times Square in Jinan, Shandong Province on January 6, 2021
Police thrashing the doctors of PIMS hospital Islamabad
China: Shijiazhuang, Hebei, northern China, reported 33 confirmed cases of COVID19 and 81 asymptomatic cases [or 114 cases in total] between January 2 and 5
Andhra Pradesh reports 289 new #COVID19 cases, 428 recoveries & 3 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 8,83,876 as per the State Health Department. Recovered Cases: 8,73,855 Active Cases: 2,896 Total Deaths: 7,125
Centre rushes a High-Level team to Kerala for supporting the State in public health interventions in COVID19 management. Total of 35,038 new cases have been reported during the last seven days. Around 5,000 new cases are added daily to the State COVID19 tally: Govt of India
Two Chinese PLA Y-8 ASW and Y-8 EW aircraft entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on January 6, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities1 month ago
Two Chinese PLA Y-8 ASW and Y-8 EW aircraft entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on January 6, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities
Jammu and Kashmir Police rescued 20 families from an avalanche-prone area in Kulgam and also facilitated a vehicle carrying a dead body in Sopore. All the families have been rehabilitated in Govt. Middle School Merasi Nallah: J&K Police1 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir Police rescued 20 families from an avalanche-prone area in Kulgam and also facilitated a vehicle carrying a dead body in Sopore. All the families have been rehabilitated in Govt. Middle School Merasi Nallah: J&K Police
MOI claimed that 2 people killed in Ahmadabad were drug dealers and that 45 tonnes of hashish was destroyed during operation. Paktia1 month ago
MOI claimed that 2 people killed in Ahmadabad were "drug dealers" and that 45 tonnes of hashish was destroyed during operation. Paktia
Alleged militiaman captured in Logar according to pro Taliban accounts1 month ago
Alleged militiaman captured in Logar according to pro Taliban accounts
Tribal leader Abdul Rahman was killed in Dih Bala. Local account blamed Taliban from Oghz Nangarhar1 month ago
Tribal leader Abdul Rahman was killed in Dih Bala. Local account blamed Taliban from Oghz Nangarhar
Delays to WHO's long-planned Covid-19 investigation in China 'not just a visa issue' says Beijing
Protest in Paktia capital after villagers from Ahmadabad came with the bodies of 2 civilians killed in last night's ANDSF raid1 month ago
Protest in Paktia capital after villagers from Ahmadabad came with the bodies of 2 civilians killed in last night's ANDSF raid
ANA officer Ghulam Mojtaba Sarwari died of his wounds sustained during recent clashes around Imam Sahib Kunduz Afghanistan1 month ago
ANA officer Ghulam Mojtaba Sarwari died of his wounds sustained during recent clashes around Imam Sahib Kunduz Afghanistan
1 month ago
Indonesian counter-terrorism police arrest 20 terror suspects from ISIS affiliate Jemaah Ansharut Daulah JAD in Makassar, south Sulawesi 2 suspects were shot dead & were allegedly involved in funding 2019 Cathedral bombing in Jolo, Philippines
Machine gun taken after ANA operation in Bati Kot last night. Another ANA op claimed in Bihsud Nangarhar1 month ago
Machine gun taken after ANA operation in Bati Kot last night. Another ANA op claimed in Bihsud Nangarhar
Military claimed killing Taliban fighter Abdullah Ayoubi in Adraskan district Herat1 month ago
Military claimed killing Taliban fighter Abdullah Ayoubi in Adraskan district Herat
Maymana-Andkhoy road is blocked due to fighting at Shirin Tagab Faryab1 month ago
Maymana-Andkhoy road is blocked due to fighting at Shirin Tagab Faryab
MOI claimed killing 1 and arresting 3 alleged terrorist collaborators in northern Kapisa1 month ago
MOI claimed killing 1 and arresting 3 alleged "terrorist collaborators" in northern Kapisa
A man was killed in an alleged gunfight with police at Mithapanir Bazar area of Cox's Bazar's Teknaf Sadar
According to local account, Taliban are still at Chashmah i Sher. Traffic jam was made due to sporadic gunfire. Baghlan1 month ago
According to local account, Taliban are still at Chashmah i Sher. Traffic jam was made due to sporadic gunfire. Baghlan
Pro Taliban accounts claimed death of police officer Nadir Jan in yesterday's clashes there. Kandahar1 month ago
Pro Taliban accounts claimed death of police officer Nadir Jan in yesterday's clashes there. Kandahar
NDS arrested 2 alleged Taliban members in Jalalabad
1 month ago
2 suspected militants shot dead in Makassar
Security chief says mass arrest of democrats 'necessary' due to 'malicious' plot to paralyse Hong Kong1 month ago
Security chief says mass arrest of democrats 'necessary' due to 'malicious' plot to paralyse Hong Kong
1 month ago
Singapore reports 31 new cases of #COVID19, including two community infections
The Australian gov't said it was "concerned" by reports of the arrests. "Our Consulate-General in Hong Kong is monitoring these developments closely. Australia has consistently expressed concern that the National Security Law is eroding Hong Kong's autonomy
1 month ago
Senior superintendent Steve Li said police searched 72 locations with a warrant and issued orders to four companies to make material available to them. All were signed by a High Court judge
1 month ago
Hong Kong police confirm they have arrested 53 people in total for alleged subversion, including 45 men and eight women aged 23 to 64
American arrested in Hong Kong on security charge escorted by police.  An American citizen, John Clancey, working for a law firm known for taking on human rights cases, was among those arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday under a new national security law imposed by Beijing1 month ago
American arrested in Hong Kong on security charge escorted by police. An American citizen, John Clancey, working for a law firm known for taking on human rights cases, was among those arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday under a new national security law imposed by Beijing
Hong Kong security chief John Lee said Wednesday's operation was necessary and aimed at a group of people who tried to sink Hong Kong into an abyss1 month ago
Hong Kong security chief John Lee said Wednesday's operation was "necessary" and aimed at a group of people who tried to "sink Hong Kong into an abyss"
Reuters: Authorities in Dalian, in Liaoning province where new local COVID19 infections have been reported in recent days, also barred residents of areas designated as medium or high-risk areas for the disease from leaving the city
Reuters: Shijiazhaung also shut down a key long-distance bus terminal and has begun a mass testing drive
Reuters: Chinese authorities on Wednesday shut sections of highways running through Hebei province, which surrounds Beijing, and banned gatherings in the province's capital in the latest efforts to stave off another coronavirus wave
A total of 417 new #COVID19 cases, 472 discharges and 2 deaths were reported in Telangana yesterday, says State Health Department Total positive cases: 2,88,410 Total recoveries: 2,81,872 Active cases: 4,982 Death toll: 1,556
China: "326,000 people received the COVID19 vaccine in Shanghai as of January 4, 2021 including - airport personnel, ports - border control - cold chain food industry - medical workers - public security agents - firefighters - community workers
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - Izu Islands, Japan region
Police have also visited the offices of @appledaily_hk and @inmediahk with a search warrant asking for the contact information of primary election candidates, according to iCable citing sources1 month ago
Police have also visited the offices of @appledaily_hk and @inmediahk with a search warrant asking for the contact information of primary election candidates, according to iCable citing sources
1 month ago
The Stand News editor-in-chief Chung Pui-kuen said he will consult a lawyer on signing the document and the publication will have detailed reporting later. No one was arrested or taken away & the newsroom was not raided.
Police have shown up at the office of @StandNewsHK, which helped organise the primary election, to hand over a document for signing. No raid but the document requires the newsroom to hand over materials to assist its investigation, according to the Stand News reporter1 month ago
Police have shown up at the office of @StandNewsHK, which helped organise the primary election, to hand over a document for signing. No raid but the document requires the newsroom to hand over materials to assist its investigation, according to the Stand News reporter
1 month ago
HongKong police have arrived at the office of digital news outlet @StandNewsHK. According to a live stream, police handed over papers requesting a document relating to a national security law case
1 month ago
Among those arrested are: Alvin Yeung, Andrew Wan, Andy Chui, Au Nok-hin, Ben Chung, Benny Tai, Eddie Chu, Fergus Leung, Frankie Fung, Gary Fan, Gwyneth Ho, Helena Wong, James To, Jeffrey Andrews
According to @joshuawongcf facebook, police searched his home for 1.5 hours, also citing the National Security Law. He participated in the pro-democracy primary as well
1 month ago
South Korea reports 840 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 65,818. Death toll rises by 20 to 1,027 and number of recoveries rises by 823 to 46,995
North Korea kicks off rare party congress with leader's opening address
1 month ago
Reuters: In his opening speech, Kim said the country had achieved a "miraculous victory" by bolstering its power and global prestige since the last meeting, referring to military advances that culminated in successful tests in 2017 of ICBMs capable of striking the U.S. mainland
1 month ago
Hong Kong police have arrested more than 50 pro-democracy politicians under the National Security Law. Some of them are detained on suspicion of subverting state power, for having taken part in unofficial primary polls ahead of a planned legislative election
1 month ago
Local media suggesting the number arrested is as high as 50. This is a real night of the long knives, the largest single attack upon democracy in HK yet
1 month ago
HK waking to news of mass arrests of pro-democracy politicians for conducting a primary election which is being called an act of "subversion" under the national security law. Total numbers arrested not yet clear, but it seems to be dozens
The executive order bans transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including @Alipay
US "must take aggressive action against those who develop or control Chinese connected software applications to protect our national security," says @POTUS in executive order
China: On January 5, Xiaoguozhuang, Zengcun Town, Gaocheng District, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, passed a high risk area for epidemic. Zhaili, in the same district, carried out PCR tests. Nansong is confined1 month ago
China: On January 5, Xiaoguozhuang, Zengcun Town, Gaocheng District, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, passed a high risk area for epidemic. Zhaili, in the same district, carried out PCR tests. Nansong is confined
HK activists & politicians are arrested under subversion due to their participation in pro-democracy camp's primary election1 month ago
HK activists & politicians are arrested under "subversion" due to their participation in pro-democracy camp's primary election
1 month ago
Former lawmakers James To, Andrew Wan, Lam Cheuk Ting were arrested by police national security branch this morning for last yr legislature election. Police said "35+" (winning the majority in LegCo election) was an act of SUBVERSION, in violation of the NSL
South Korea will sent a delegation to Iran this week to negotiate the release of a seized oil tanker and its sailors.
1 month ago
WHO's Tedros "very disappointed" China has not authorised entry of experts ⁦to investigate coronavirus origins
1 month ago
India: An Air Force MiG-21 fighter jet reportedly crashed near Suratgarh, Rajasthan today evening due to a technical malfunction. The pilot would have managed to eject himself. An investigation has been opened into the first crash of an Indian aircraft this year
Parts of outpost above Panjwayi Bazaar were destroyed after tunnel bombing earlier today Kandahar1 month ago
Parts of outpost above Panjwayi Bazaar were destroyed after tunnel bombing earlier today Kandahar
Himachal Pradesh reports 102 new #COVID19 cases, 307 cured cases, and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases: 55,910 Total cured cases: 53,487 Deaths: 938 Active cases: 1,437
1 month ago
429kg of shark fins seized at Maldives airport
An active member of the police was detained on charges of assassinating a Journalist in Ningarhar.
Four Y-8 EW, Y-8 ASW, Y-8 RECCE and Y-9 EW planes from the PLA of China entered southwestern Taiwan ADIZ on January 4, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol planes and air defense missile systems to monitor activities1 month ago
Four Y-8 EW, Y-8 ASW, Y-8 RECCE and Y-9 EW planes from the PLA of China entered southwestern Taiwan ADIZ on January 4, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol planes and air defense missile systems to monitor activities
A Chinese PLA Y-8 EW aircraft entered southwest Taiwan ADIZ on January 5, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities.1 month ago
A Chinese PLA Y-8 EW aircraft entered southwest Taiwan ADIZ on January 5, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft and air defense missile systems to monitor activities.
Seems that ANA position was blown up by tunnel bomb near Panjwayi Bazaar SW Kandahar Afghanistan1 month ago
Seems that ANA position was blown up by tunnel bomb near Panjwayi Bazaar SW Kandahar Afghanistan
ANA soldiers near Chashmah i Sher earlier afternoon. Sporadic fighting still ongoing. Baghlan1 month ago
ANA soldiers near Chashmah i Sher earlier afternoon. Sporadic fighting still ongoing. Baghlan
Jack Ma, the founder of AliBaba, would not have disappeared but would be "low profile" according to the journalist of CNBC, David Faber who quotes sources close to the file
China: Shenyang in Liaoning Province witnessed 2 cases of conflict between residents and epidemic-fighting staff when the city's 8.3 million residents carried out massive testing.
China: Video showing the Eastern Theater type 052D Nanjing destroyer firing 1 YJ-18 anti-ship cruise missile, with an estimated range of 220 to 540 km, carrying 1 payload of 150 to 300 kg. It uses satellite navigation
Taliban claimed surrender of alleged soldier named Mohammad in Qadis.  Badghis1 month ago
Taliban claimed surrender of alleged soldier named Mohammad in Qadis. Badghis
Andhra Pradesh reports 377 new #COVID19 cases, 278 recoveries & 4 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 8,83,587 as per the State Health Department. Recovered Cases: 8,73,427 Active Cases: 3,038 Total Deaths: 7,122
Police officer who was killed earlier today in Injil. His body was mutilated and dumped in front of Herat Governorate's gate1 month ago
Police officer who was killed earlier today in Injil. His body was mutilated and dumped in front of Herat Governorate's gate
Police officer Mirza Mohammad Takhari was killed in armed attack north of Saripul which was reported yesterday1 month ago
Police officer Mirza Mohammad Takhari was killed in armed attack north of Saripul which was reported yesterday
ANA managed to hold the line in Shirin Tagab center, but clashes are still ongoing. Faryab
ANDSF outpost in Obe, Herat was destroyed in an explosion. Taliban claimed responsibility and claimed it was a tactical explosion1 month ago
ANDSF outpost in Obe, Herat was destroyed in an explosion. Taliban claimed responsibility and claimed it was a "tactical explosion"
SVBIED blast near ANDSF base in Shirin Tagab, Faryab1 month ago
SVBIED blast near ANDSF base in Shirin Tagab, Faryab
Another VBIED/SVBIED detonated in Shirin Tagab. At least 4 casualties according to local journalist. El. line was cut off due to clashes. Faryab1 month ago
Another VBIED/SVBIED detonated in Shirin Tagab. At least 4 casualties according to local journalist. El. line was cut off due to clashes. Faryab
5,615 new #COVID19 cases, 4,922 recoveries & 24 deaths reported in Kerala today. Active cases: 63,802 Total recoveries: 7,17,311 Total Deaths: 3,184
1 month ago
Covid-19: Hong Kong mulls possible curbs on home gatherings as Carrie Lam defends travel restrictions
Taliban repelled ANDSF attack near Chashmahi Sher according to local account. Baghlan1 month ago
Taliban repelled ANDSF attack near Chashmahi Sher according to local account. Baghlan
Another armed attack reported in Kalutah village, northern Kapisa1 month ago
Another armed attack reported in Kalutah village, northern Kapisa
1 month ago
Getting reports of a explosion in Khakriz Kandahar. In a separate attack in Faryab in Shirin Tagab district, a suicide attacker driving a vehicle was targeted by an Afghan soldier using a SPG-9 , the vehicle packed with explosives exploded. There are casualties& fatalities
1 month ago
British PM Boris Johnson's visit to India to be chief guest on Republic Day has been canceled
An explosion rocked Panjwayi center according to pro Taliban accounts. Kandahar1 month ago
An explosion rocked Panjwayi center according to pro Taliban accounts. Kandahar
There are significant and ongoing food shortages in Pyongyang. As of January, there is: – No sugar – No cooking oil – No toothpaste – Local fresh fruit and veg over five times the usual cost
1 month ago
Tens of thousands of poultry will be slaughtered in India after an outbreak of deadly avian influenza was found to have killed scores of birds across the country, officials say. At least six Indian states have stepped up efforts to contain two strains of bird flu -- H5N1 and H5N8
At 2:55 PM, in Zarif Kaas, Nahray Siraj district, MD530 attack helicopters destroyed the suicide truck bomb before it could enter Lashkargah city.", A counter - Terrorism Officer in Helmand province tells
Weapons and ammunition taken after Taliban raid on Gamashk Fah CP in Qarabagh district Ghazni Afghanistan1 month ago
Weapons and ammunition taken after Taliban raid on Gamashk Fah CP in Qarabagh district Ghazni Afghanistan
SVBIED reportedly destroyed in airstrike in Lashkargah, Helmand
Japan reports 4,883 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day increase on record, and 48 new deaths. This includes 1,278 new cases in Tokyo - NHK
Images: Afghan intelligence (NDS) claimed arrest of alleged Taliban member (Left) in Nangarhar and an alleged Islamic State Khorasan (ISKP) operative (Right) in Balkh
10 alleged Taliban and Khurasan members arrested in Kunar1 month ago
10 alleged Taliban and Khurasan members arrested in Kunar
Civilian was killed by ANA forces yesterday on Dawlatabad bazaar according to Mr. Kohi Faryab
A child died during mortar shelling in Alingar district IEA again blamed ANDSF1 month ago
A child died during mortar shelling in Alingar district IEA again blamed ANDSF
赖小民 Lai Xiaomin, former head of China Huarong 华融 Asset Management, was just sentenced to DEATH by a court in Tianjin on Tuesday, Jan. 5, the state broadcaster reported.1 month ago
赖小民 Lai Xiaomin, former head of China Huarong 华融 Asset Management, was just sentenced to DEATH by a court in Tianjin on Tuesday, Jan. 5, the state broadcaster reported.
Taliban claimed tactical explosion in Obe bazaar so its almost certain it was tunnel bombing or VBIED attack Herat1 month ago
Taliban claimed "tactical explosion" in Obe bazaar so its almost certain it was tunnel bombing or VBIED attack Herat
Chinese PLA soldiers from Shigatse military sub-command in Tibet Autonomous Region have begun their first actual combat training of 2021 in a comprehensive training ground at an altitude of 5,000 meters
Clashes still ongoing in Zhari/Arghandab border area, west of Kandahar
1 month ago
Two security personnel, including a police officer, were killed in an attack by unidentified armed men in Kapisa province on Tuesday morning, the provincial police said
1 month ago
Chinese jets made a record 380 incursions into Taiwan's defence zone last year, Taipei official says. Military-linked think-tank warns tensions were now at their highest since the mid-1990s
Nangarhar NDS branch claimed arrest of alleged IEA member (supposedly for extortion)
Civilian was wounded in Nijrab district of Kapisa IEA blamed ANDSF1 month ago
Civilian was wounded in Nijrab district of Kapisa IEA blamed ANDSF
Weapons, ammo and other equipment taken by Taliban after raid on Tawhidabad CP near Ghazni Afghanistan1 month ago
Weapons, ammo and other equipment taken by Taliban after raid on Tawhidabad CP near Ghazni Afghanistan
Pakistani Foreign Ministry: We hope that the Gulf summit will contribute to building on the recent positive developments
1 month ago
Singapore reports 28 new cases of #COVID19, including two in the community
Hong Kong police arrest another man over Yuen Long MTR mob attack1 month ago
Hong Kong police arrest another man over Yuen Long MTR mob attack
"We will consider the issuance of an emergency declaration." Japanese PM says state of emergency for Tokyo area "a possibility" to combat COVID19 resurgence
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