Map. History of Asia conflict

9 December 2019
1 year ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is wheels down in Paris. On the plane, he told reporters he did not expect ties with China to worsen despite recent tensions. "We're just going to have to learn how to manage this relationship We'll sort this out,"Mattis said.
Taiwan Navy to commission two Perry-class frigates next month1 year ago
Taiwan Navy to commission two Perry-class frigates next month
1 year ago
[email protected]: The Chinese warship "approached USS Decatur in an unsafe and unprofessional maneuver in the vicinity of Gaven Reef in the S. China Sea"the Chinese ship "conducted a series of increasingly aggressive maneuvers accompanied by warnings for the Decatur to depart"
1 year ago
Two US officials confirm that a Chinese warship carried out an unsafe encounter by coming within 45 yards of the USNavy destroyer USS Decatur as it sailed through the Spratly Islands this weekend during a freedom of navigation operation
1 year ago
While one official initially said the Chinese destroyer came as close as 45 feet to the USS Decatur, two defense officials put the distance between the US and Chinese ships at approximately 135 feet
1 year ago
The USS Decatur had an "unsafe" interaction with a Chinese warship Sunday while the US ship was sailing within 12 miles of the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, according to US officials. One official said the Chinese destroyer came as close as 45ft
1 year ago
Over 10 000 militarymen involved in CSTO drill in Tajikistan
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 53km NW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia
1 year ago
KCNA: "Kim Yong NamMonday sent a message of sympathy to Joko Widodo, president of the Republic of Indonesia, as regards a strong earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi Province of Indonesia, claiming hundreds of lives."
A city of 350,000 in ruins.  . @MattRiversCNN reports from Palu, Indonesia1 year ago
A city of 350,000 in ruins. . @MattRiversCNN reports from Palu, Indonesia
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 143km NNW of Bamboo Flat, India
In Tajikistan, the president Rakhmon dismissed the head of Mountainous Badakhshan Autonomous Region (MBAR), a semi-autonomous part of the country. This remote and poorly accessible area was the location of fighting in 20121 year ago
In Tajikistan, the president Rakhmon dismissed the head of Mountainous Badakhshan Autonomous Region (MBAR), a semi-autonomous part of the country. This remote and poorly accessible area was the location of fighting in 2012
1 year ago
La Union mayor Buquing ambushed
State Minister for Interior @ShehryarAfridi1 arrives at Poly Clinic Islamabad to inquire health of woman Police Constable who was sexually abused two days ago, Interior Ministry taking every possible step to arrest accused1 year ago
State Minister for Interior @ShehryarAfridi1 arrives at Poly Clinic Islamabad to inquire health of woman Police Constable who was sexually abused two days ago, Interior Ministry taking every possible step to arrest accused
Typhoon KongRey is rapidly intensifying. CIMSS automated Dvorak estimates give a raw T of 7.7. Kong-Rey may claim the title of the strongest TC of 2018.1 year ago
Typhoon KongRey is rapidly intensifying. CIMSS automated Dvorak estimates give a raw T of 7.7. Kong-Rey may claim the title of the strongest TC of 2018.
Jodhpur Airport (JDH) in India was temporarily closed after a hijack threat against Air India flight AI645 from Mumbai. Four people have been arrested by police1 year ago
Jodhpur Airport (JDH) in India was temporarily closed after a hijack threat against Air India flight AI645 from Mumbai. Four people have been arrested by police
1 year ago
Afghanistan: Afghan Army says over a dozen Islamic State militants dead in drone strike in Nangarhar
1 year ago
Secretary Mattis will not be visiting China to discuss security issues with senior Chinese officials in October as originally planned, a US official tells CNN. The last minute cancellation has not been publicly confirmed by the Pentagon but comes amid heightened US-China tensions
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 216km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
Russian Air Force  Il-96-300 departed Brunei Russia's Security Council Nikolai Patrushev1 year ago
Russian Air Force Il-96-300 departed Brunei Russia's Security Council Nikolai Patrushev
Death toll of tsunami and earthquake in Indonesia reached 12001 year ago
Death toll of tsunami and earthquake in Indonesia reached 1200
Indonesia Navy' patrol boat KRI Andau (FPB-57 class) washed ashore by Palu' Tsunami1 year ago
Indonesia Navy' patrol boat KRI Andau (FPB-57 class) washed ashore by Palu' Tsunami
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 101km NNW of Palu, Indonesia
1 year ago
Seoul says South Korea has begun removing mines on border, expects North is doing the same under summit deal.
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 25km E of Chitose, Japan
1 year ago
KCNA: "In the message Kim Jong Un extended warm congratulations and cordial greetings on behalf of the WPK and the DPRK government and people to Xi Jinping and, through him, to the CPC and the PRC government and people on the occasion of the 69th founding anniversary of the PRC."
1 year ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, sent a message of greeting to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China."
1 year ago
KCNA: "Seeing the north and the south being pleased together with the auspicious national event, the Koreans once again and clearly realized that the Korean nation is just like an organism that can survive when reunified and cannot when bisected."
1 year ago
KCNA: "The Korean nation ardently hopes for the country's reunificationreunification ensures the existence, development, dignity and prosperity of the homogeneous nation with a long history spanning 5 000 years."
1 year ago
KCNA: "The spirit of national independence and unity indicative of the self-determination of the nation and the strong desire for peace and reunification run through every paragraph of the 'September Pyongyang Joint Declaration.'"
1 year ago
KCNA: "What the U.S. should clearly know is that sanctions and pressure cannot work on the DPRK. Sanctions and dialogue can never go together. It is a contradiction that the U.S. is talking about the dialogue with its partner while ratcheting up sanctions and pressure on it."
1 year ago
KCNA: "China and Russia have expressed strong opposition to the unilateral sanctions under the U.S. law as regards the fact that the U.S. is intensifying the sanctions and pressure on the DPRK. Many countries in the world are joining them."
1 year ago
Islamic State says it has killed three Sufi Muslims in Quetta. Pakistan
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 54km SE of Palu, Indonesia
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 54km WNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia
1 year ago
KCNA: "The destiny and future of each countrydepend on the new generation who would shoulder upon the future. Failing to do proper education of young people would result in getting them affected by bourgeois ideology and culture to be hooligans seeking their own luxury only."
1 year ago
KCNA: "There is constant danger of infiltration of bourgeois ideology and culture into other countries, given the escalated moves of the imperialistsThe main target of the imperialists' ideological and cultural poisoning campaign is young people."
1 year ago
KCNA: "The imperialists' ideological and cultural poisoning targeting independent countries has become craftier and more viciousFailure to check the imperialists' ideological and cultural poisoning would prevent a country from defending its sovereignty and dignity."
1 year ago
KCNA: "The UN Security Council that was once so eager to express 'concern' to the tense situation in the Korean peninsula keeps silence even about the precious momentum for peace in the Korean peninsula which has been achieved in this year; this is incomprehensible."
1 year ago
KCNA: "If the DPRK-U.S. Joint Statement falls victim to the domestic politics of the U.S., the greatest victim of the subsequent unpredictable consequences would be the U.S. itself."
1 year ago
KCNA: "One part of the spirit of the DPRK-U.S. summit in Singapore is getting rid of the stereo-typed way of thinking and finding a completely new way of solving the issues."
1 year ago
KCNA: "Creating mistrust towards the dialogue partner while only clinging to authoritarian methods is not helpful in building trust; on the contrary it only increases mistrust."
1 year ago
KCNA: "The political oppositions in the U.S. make it their daily business to slander the DPRK claiming that our Republic cannot be trusted with the sole purpose of attacking their political opponent."
1 year ago
KCNA: "The reason behind the current deadlock is because the U.S. clings to authoritarian methods which are lethal to trust-building method."
1 year ago
KCNA: "The denuclearization of the Korean peninsula should also be realized under the principle of building peace government and simultaneous action, step by step, giving priority to building of trust. However, we do not see any corresponding response from the U.S."
1 year ago
KCNA: "The primary task for effectively implementing the DPRK-U.S. Joint Statement should be bringing down the wall of mistrust between the two countries which has existed for several decades; and to do so the DPRK and the U.S. should direct their first efforts to building trust"
1 year ago
KCNA: "He said that Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK, conducted energetic summit-level diplomatic activities with a firm determination to turn the Korean peninsula into a cradle of peace without any nuclear weapons and nuclear threats."
1 year ago
KCNA: "Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, head of the delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, delivered a speech at the plenary meeting of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday."
Two insurgents, trained in Pakistan, arrested in Kabul1 year ago
Two insurgents, trained in Pakistan, arrested in Kabul
Kabul - NDS forces arrest two suicide bombing plotters from Kabul's PD3, the National Directorate of Security said in a statement. The NDS said the suspects had plotted five suicide attacks on Kabul.1 year ago
Kabul - NDS forces arrest two suicide bombing plotters from Kabul's PD3, the National Directorate of Security said in a statement. The NDS said the suspects had plotted five suicide attacks on Kabul.
Singapore's President Halimah Yacob, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong send best wishes for China's national day1 year ago
Singapore's President Halimah Yacob, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong send best wishes for China's national day
Blast inside @crpfindia Cobra Commando training camp in Belagavi. 4 people who are injured had trespassed are said to have accidentally entered the area with their cattle. They have been admitted to a private hospital, a case has been registered against the four.1 year ago
Blast inside @crpfindia Cobra Commando training camp in Belagavi. 4 people who are injured had trespassed are said to have accidentally entered the area with their cattle. They have been admitted to a private hospital, a case has been registered against the four.
Karachi: Dacoit injured after shot by citizen
Thailand's Don Mueang International Airport authorities on Saturday apologized to a Chinese tourist who was assaulted by the airport's security guard.1 year ago
Thailand's Don Mueang International Airport authorities on Saturday apologized to a Chinese tourist who was assaulted by the airport's security guard.
Avia Traffic Boeing 737-300 (EX-37010, built 1991) received minor damage to its undercarriage while landing at Osh Airport (OSS, UCFO) due to a tire burst. No one on flight YK748 from Moscow-DME was injured.1 year ago
Avia Traffic Boeing 737-300 (EX-37010, built 1991) received minor damage to its undercarriage while landing at Osh Airport (OSS, UCFO) due to a tire burst. No one on flight YK748 from Moscow-DME was injured.
A Pakistan military helicopter flew for nearly five minutes inside Poonch near LOC. Official sources said that the helicopter came within 250 meters of the LOC and flew over Gulpur sector for about five minutes before returning back1 year ago
A Pakistan military helicopter flew for nearly five minutes inside Poonch near LOC. Official sources said that the helicopter came within 250 meters of the LOC and flew over Gulpur sector for about five minutes before returning back
LoC properly on the boil now. Pakistan helicopter violates airspace in Poonch sector at 12.10pm. Exchange of fire during the violation too. Video  @ANI:1 year ago
LoC properly on the boil now. Pakistan helicopter violates airspace in Poonch sector at 12.10pm. Exchange of fire during the violation too. Video @ANI:
Air Space violation by Pakistan at the LoC in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir around 12:10pm. Indian Army and Indian Air Force confirm the air space violation. Forces fired at the chopper.1 year ago
Air Space violation by Pakistan at the LoC in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir around 12:10pm. Indian Army and Indian Air Force confirm the air space violation. Forces fired at the chopper.
1 year ago
Bangladesh presses ahead with construction of shelters for Rohingya refugees on Bhashan Char, a controversial island prone to violent storms scheduled to be officially opened by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina next week.
Bangladesh presses ahead with construction of shelters for Rohingya refugees on Bhashan Char, a controversial island prone to violent storms scheduled to be officially opened by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina next week.
Atty. Jude Sabio believes that Duterte's recent sin remark is clearly an admission of guilt by the President on his involvement on extrajudicial killings. ANCRecap  Atty. Jude Sabio accused the President of crimes against humanity and filed a complaint at the ICC.1 year ago
Atty. Jude Sabio believes that Duterte's recent "sin" remark is clearly an admission of guilt by the President on his involvement on extrajudicial killings. ANCRecap Atty. Jude Sabio accused the President of crimes against humanity and filed a complaint at the ICC.
1 year ago
3 alleged criminals killed in separate "gunfights" with police in CoxsBazar and Narayanganj Bangladesh
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 33km NW of Shizunai, Japan
Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla says the final number of dead from a quake and tsunami could be in the thousands as President Joko Widodo arrives to see the devastation for himself1 year ago
Indonesian Vice-President Jusuf Kalla says the final number of dead from a quake and tsunami could be in the "thousands" as President Joko Widodo arrives to see the devastation for himself
1 year ago
Karnataka: 5 civilians were injured in an explosion at CISF training centre's firing range in Khanapur taluk of Belagavi, yesterday. The 5 civilians had entered the firing range after their cattle strayed into the area. The cause of the blast is yet to be known.
Taliban claimed ambush on combined USA ANDSF convoy in Kabul No confirmation1 year ago
Taliban claimed ambush on combined USA ANDSF convoy in Kabul No confirmation
1 year ago
Taliban claimed 2 CPs overrun last night in Masood area of Dara Suf Samangan, with military personnel fled, weapons/equipment seized. 4 large villages (Mirza Gesgi, Karar, Abai and Khalifa) comprising approx. 2000 homes fall under Taliban control after takeover of said CPs.
1 year ago
Rescue workers are searching for up to 60 people who are believed to be trapped in the rubble of Hotel Roa-Roa in Palu, Indonesia
1 year ago
BSF soldier commits suicide in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri
1 year ago
The death toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has risen to 832
Nineteen suspects have been arrested and nearly 1,000 tickets have been confiscated by the Beijing railway police since Sept. 1, as its campaign against ticket scalping intensifies.1 year ago
Nineteen suspects have been arrested and nearly 1,000 tickets have been confiscated by the Beijing railway police since Sept. 1, as its campaign against ticket scalping intensifies.
1 year ago
The minister said the presence of tigers have been confirmed from pictures captured in cameras installed in the forests. Odisha
1 year ago
Pakistan is open to Saudi Arabian investment in Reko Diq gold and copper mines, and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) could be signed during the five-day visit of a Saudi delegation to Islamabad, starting today.
1 year ago
Police vehicle ambushed in Barekab area of Qarabagh district Kabul last night, 2 soldiers killed.
1 year ago
Lumad group in Caraga threaten to testify at the ICC for allowing soldiers get away with criminal liability in the line of duty
1 year ago
"There was an infiltration attempt by militants and ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army in Tangdhar sector in the north Kashmir district late last night," an Army official said.
Four ministers from Thailand 's military government launch new party ahead of polls1 year ago
Four ministers from Thailand 's military government launch new party ahead of polls
1 year ago
One traffic police shot dead in Jalalabad's PD 4: official
Palu PLWairport terminal yesterday. The earthquake really shook it.1 year ago
Palu PLWairport terminal yesterday. The earthquake really shook it.
More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away as tsunami waves triggered by a massive earthquake crashed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and authorities expected the toll to rise sharply on Sunday as news arrives from remote areas.1 year ago
More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away as tsunami waves triggered by a massive earthquake crashed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and authorities expected the toll to rise sharply on Sunday as news arrives from remote areas.
1 year ago
Pakistan: An 18-year-old girl was beheaded along with her 21-year-old boyfriend by her father and uncle in what the police are calling yet another incident of honour killing
1 year ago
"According to reports, the Singapore Computer Emergency Response Team (SingCERT) has issued an advisory in relation to a hacking incident at Facebook
1 year ago
3 robbers found dead in Bandarban
1 year ago
Grenade attack by militants at police station in Kashmir's Shopian district, one cop dead
1 year ago
Islamabad Police arrest 32 criminals during targeted search operation
1 year ago
I queried @POTUS: "Some are questioning how can you love a brutal dictator like Kim Jong Un?" As he walked to the South Portico he looked contemplative, but did not respond.
2 year ago
The Japanese government has created a nationwide television broadcast advising civilians on how to protect themselves in the event of a North Korean missile attack.
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