Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 254km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 238km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia
6 days after HysIS, Isro launches heaviest satellite Gsat-11 from French Guiana
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 96km NNW of Nggilat, Indonesia
State Dept official Scott Busby: "There are at least 800,000 and possibly up to a couple of million" of Uighurs and others detained in Chinese internment camps without charges, based on U.S. intel assessments.
McKenzie earlier estimated the size of the Taliban at 20,000 - later corrects himself and says 60,000 Taliban fighters out there.
: ..But if a fair deal is able to be made with China, one that does all of the many things we know must be finally done, I will happily sign. Let the negotiations begin. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.
: On seeing whether or not a REAL deal with China is actually possible. If it is, we will get it done. China is supposed to start buying Agricultural product and more immediately. President Xi and I want this deal to happen, and it probably will. But if not remember,
: The negotiations with China have already started. Unless extended, they will end 90 days from the date of our wonderful and very warm dinner with President Xi in Argentina. Bob Lighthizer will be working closely with Steve Mnuchin, Larry Kudlow, Wilbur Ross and Peter Navarro..
1 year ago
Syria's President Assad met North Korea's FM in Damascus
Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirms that Tamim Shansab along with 18 armed men were arrested and that security situation is under control in Kabul's Shahr-e-Naw area.
As Iran supply dries up, South Korea petrochemical firms find new, costly oil sources
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 145km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 53km SSE of Tateyama, Japan
KCNA: "A national kimchi (pickled vegetables) show was given at the Food Festival House in PyongyangWhat caught the visitors' eyes werepear wrapped-up kimchi, mushroom kimchi, radish stuffed kimchi, whole cabbage kimchi and Chonggak kimchi (pickled young radishes)."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 158km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 44km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 288km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia
Trump says expects to work with Putin, Xi to end 'uncontrollable arms race'
: President Xi and I have a very strong and personal relationship. He and I are the only two people that can bring about massive and very positive change, on trade and far beyond, between our two great Nations. A solution for North Korea is a great thing for China and ALL.
Gazprom CEO Miller meets with President Berdymukhammedov as two countries negotiate resumption of Turkmen gas exports to Russia in 2019. Terms of Turkmen gas sales will be in accordance with current bilateral energy cooperation agreement until 2028.
: Farmers will be a a very BIG and FAST beneficiary of our deal with China. They intend to start purchasing agricultural product immediately. We make the finest and cleanest product in the World, and that is what China wants. Farmers, I LOVE YOU.
: My meeting in Argentina with President Xi of China was an extraordinary one. Relations with China have taken a BIG leap forward. Very good things will happen. We are dealing from great strength, but China likewise has much to gain if and when a deal is completed. Level the field.
1 year ago
LIFTOFF. Shooting into the sky at 6:31am ET, the Soyuz rocket carrying @AstroAnnimal, @Astro_DavidS and Oleg Kononenko leaves Earth on six-hour journey to their new home on @Space_Station.
Launch key has been inserted. Launch sequence in automated mode. #SoyuzMS11
1 year ago
Clamshell gantry retraction is underway. #SoyuzMS11
Killing of key Taliban commander Abdul Manan will have a significant impact on insecurity in certain provinces: Interior Ministry's spokesman
An attack is currently taking place near the locality of the Afghan Attorney General office in Kabul city. Heavy gunfire reported.
Duterte says he takes marijuana to help him cope with his punishing schedule.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 23km N of Misawa, Japan
1 year ago
Samangan police confirmed that Taliban has released 45 truck drivers on Monday who were abducted in Dara-e-Soof district in the province on Sunday. The police said that "Taliban has asked drivers to pay money for each delivery of coal from the district".
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 229km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia
: China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs on cars coming into China from the U.S. Currently the tariff is 40%.
KCNA: "He stressed that in order to meet the daily increasing people's demand, it is necessary to keep pushing ahead with the work of ensuring world-level quality with an emphasis put on ensuring diverse patterns, decent colorswhile meeting the aesthetic tastes of our people."
KCNA: "Praising a young needle worker who just graduated from a school for successfully handling an auto-sewing machine operated by a control program at the uppers-making shop, he called for giving full play to creative wisdom of technicians and skilled workers."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un said that once old and shabby factory has undergone a complete change, noting that the factory, which Chairman Kim Jong Il had visited during the last period of his life and so much worried about, has become a model and standard shoes factory."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, inspected the Wonsan Shoes Factory."
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.