Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 11km ENE of Mamasa, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 111km SE of Tondano, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 140km NE of Naze, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 145km NE of Naze, Japan
Uzbek security service detained six residents of Bukhara region on suspicion of participating in extremist religious movements. They were planning to leave Uzbekistan to join terrorist groups in Afghanistan, authorities say.
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In Khorugh, Mountainous Badakhshan, east Tajikistan, the riot police reportedly opened fire at the local residents; 2 people were reported injured
Despite widespread expectations that Iraq would be exempt from new Iran sanctions, it was not on Pompeo's list of 8 exceptions just announced - China, India, Italy, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Turkey
The lawyer who helped free AsiaBibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy, has fled to the Netherlands
Cuba president meets North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang
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Pakistan and Russia ended 2-week joint counterterrorism military drills Thursday at the National Counter Terrorism Center in the town of Pabbi. Army chief Gen Bajwa visited the center on last day and said the exercise is great forum to reinforce existing mutual military ties.
12 Children were dead due to unknown reasons in Punjshir emergency hospital.
Taliban took control of key villages of Malistan district in Ghazni, district governor told, adding that 11 security forces were killed last night. Villagers fled their homes, got sheltered nearby places. Taliban's red unit leading the attack. Ghazni
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India's cabinet has approved turning the decommissioned aircraft carrier VIRAAT R22 into a museum ship. Might be berthed at Sindhudurg. Decom'ed in 2016, she served in the Indian Navy for nearly 30 years after a full career as the UK's HMS HERMES R12.
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un made a speech in welcome of the visit to the DPRK by Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez, president of the Council of Stateof the Republic of Cubasaying that the two countries are in the same trench in the struggle for defending sovereignty."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - Panay, Philippines
KCNA: "Expressing the belief that the friendly relations between the two countries would grow stronger, the message sincerely wished the Brazilian president-elect success in his responsible work."
KCNA: "Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, sent a congratulatory message to Jair Messias Bolsonaro, president-elect of Brazil, on Nov. 2."
KCNA: "The Korean Association for Human Rights Studies has requested the competent authorities to find out those responsible and their followers involved in drafting and publishing the 'Report' and take legal actions against them in accordance with the relevant DPRK law."
KCNA: "The so-called 'human rights' campaign made by the hostile forces spreadingfalse materials constitutes a grave violation of the sovereignty of the DPRK and an unbearable insult to the Korean women who are enjoying the socialist civilization to their hearts' content."
KCNA: "The Korean Association for Human Rights Studies categorically rejects and resolutely condemns the anti-DPRK 'human rights' racket by the hostile forces as a serious political provocation against our country andthe sacred dignity of the Korean women."
KCNA: "These abnormal and inflammatory words and deeds are shocking not only our people but also the world, as these are created when the climate of reconciliation and cooperation is prevailing on the Korean peninsula."
KCNA: "The 'Report' issued by such a hypocritical human rights institution as the 'Human Rights Watch', is nothing but the most despicable false document on earth; and therefore, we don't feel any need to make even a word on it."
KCNA: "On November 1 this year, the 'Human Rights Watch', a so-called human rights watchdog headquartered in the United States, has made public a totally preposterous 'Report' to the effect that sexual violence against women is widespread in the DPRK."
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New video shows just how close U.S. and Chinese warships came to colliding in South China Sea (close.) Chinese warship warns of "consequences" if U.S. vessel didn't change course, U.S. responds: "We are conducting innocent passage."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 5km E of Belison, Philippines
KCNA: "It is the fixed stand of the Korean Party and government to boost the traditional relations of friendship and cooperation with the Cuban people, which have been consolidated down through centuries and generations, as required by the new era."
KCNA: "His current visit to the DPRK is a historic event which powerfully demonstrates invincible friendship and unity and comradely friendship of the two peoples who are moving forward shoulder to shoulder in the joint struggle against the imperialists' policy of aggression."
KCNA: "Upon the arrival of Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez, president of the Council of Stateof the Republic of Cubathe Korean people warmly welcome Bermudez coming to Pyongyang across the continent and ocean with the feelings of friendship of the fraternal Cuban people."
Strong earthquake measuring 6.2 hits off Japan's Hokkaido island; no tsunami threat - JMA
Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 - 59km NNW of Otrada, Russia
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Taliban fighters stormed two ANSF bases in Uruzgan province killing 15 and capturing 18 soldiers alive. Kabul officials confirmed the losses.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 62km E of Hakodate, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 - 6km SE of Sapad, Philippines
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.