21 June 2021
President Joe Biden's pick as budget director on Tuesday struck a critical tone against China, voicing concern about potential security threats posed by Chinese technology and accusing Beijing of failing to meet bilateral commitments
Asked for comment after WHO said its "extremely unlikely" coronavirus leaked from a lab in Wuhan, State Department spokesman points out Jan. 15th 'Fact Sheet' issued before Pompeo left office says "the virus's origin remains uncertain"
State Department: 'The jury's still out' on China's transparency when it comes to coronavirus investigation: spokesman
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ISIS has claimed responsibility for a sticky bomb attack targeting a vehicle in District 1 of the Afghan capital Kabul
Alleged MIED planter arrested in Kabul tonight4 month ago
Alleged MIED planter arrested in Kabul tonight
Myanmar military has raided the NLD headquarters in Yangon, according to the party and witnesses
Karnataka reports 366 new #COVID19 cases, 513 discharges and 2 deaths today. Total cases 9,43,212 Total discharges 9,25,167 Death toll 12,241 Active cases 5,785
Himachal Pradesh reports 68 new #COVID19 cases, 68 recoveries & 3 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases 57,993 Total recoveries 56,551 Death toll 975 Active cases 455
Thai protest leader Panusaya calls for street protests to resume after brief hiatus due to new wave of COVID19. Today, four key anti-govt activists were denied bail and detained over royal defamation and sedition charges. Rally scheduled at 5pm tomorrow outside @baccnews
The United Nations on Tuesday condemned Myanmar for its increased use of force against protestors, after police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at anti-coup demonstrators defying a military ban on rallies
Armed militia commander  murdered 4 people after inviting them to his home for a meal in Kalafagan Takhar4 month ago
Armed militia commander murdered 4 people after inviting them to his home for a meal in Kalafagan Takhar
An area of Tok Kwa Wan (Kiu Yu Mansion, 86-94H Lok Shan Road, and Kiu Fat Mansion, 96-106J Lok Shan Road) has been put under overnight ambush lockdown as all residents are tested for Covid194 month ago
An area of Tok Kwa Wan (Kiu Yu Mansion, 86-94H Lok Shan Road, and Kiu Fat Mansion, 96-106J Lok Shan Road) has been put under overnight "ambush" lockdown as all residents are tested for Covid19
Pro-democracy and labour groups have condemned the military takeover in Myanmar and expressed solidarity with protesters4 month ago
Pro-democracy and labour groups have condemned the military takeover in Myanmar and expressed solidarity with protesters
5214 new #COVID19 cases, 6475 recoveries and 19 deaths reported in Kerala today. Number of active cases now at 64,131; so far 9,09,102 persons have recovered
4 month ago
Hong Kong police foil suspected 'bloody' Lunar New Year bomb attack
4 month ago
Hong Kong animal hospital warns of uptick in dog poisoning incidents at Cyberport park – 4 dead
A bus from Bangkok Remand Prison that came to pick up protest leaders from Ratsadon including Penguin, Anon, Somyot and Patiwat Morlum Bank Saraiyeam who are being charged with lese majeste. Their bail request had been denied.4 month ago
A bus from Bangkok Remand Prison that came to pick up protest leaders from Ratsadon including Penguin, Anon, Somyot and Patiwat "Morlum Bank" Saraiyeam who are being charged with lese majeste. Their bail request had been denied.
Foreign Ministry employee killed in Kabul blast4 month ago
Foreign Ministry employee killed in Kabul blast
An uprising forces commander, named Gulam Abas has been killed by the Taliban insurgents in Shulgra district of Balkh province, the provincial Police spox, Adil Shah Adil confirmed4 month ago
An uprising forces commander, named Gulam Abas has been killed by the Taliban insurgents in Shulgra district of Balkh province, the provincial Police spox, Adil Shah Adil confirmed
4 month ago
WHO mission says lab leak virus theory 'extremely unlikely'
4 month ago
A medical student was assassinated in Kabul's company area in PD5
4 month ago
World Health Organization's Ben Embarek says all work to identify origin of Covid19 continues to point towards natural reservoir in bats but unlikely they were in Wuhan
4 month ago
No indication of Covid-19 virus in Wuhan before December 2019: WHO mission
Russian Military An-12 missed runway at Iturup airfield on Kuril Island. No information about casualties4 month ago
Russian Military An-12 missed runway at Iturup airfield on Kuril Island. No information about casualties
4 month ago
At least 8 people killed in 4 separate attacks in Kabul city today. At least 7 people wounded
A suspected drug trader was killed in a "gunfight" with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar early today. Bangladesh
USA: 2 carrier carrier groups conducted joint exercises in the South China Sea on Tuesday, days after a US warship sailed near Chinese-controlled islands in disputed waters4 month ago
USA: 2 carrier carrier groups conducted joint exercises in the South China Sea on Tuesday, days after a US warship sailed near Chinese-controlled islands in disputed waters
Theodore Roosevelt, Nimitz Carrier Strike Groups conduct dual carrier operations in South China Sea:  @US7thFleet4 month ago
Theodore Roosevelt, Nimitz Carrier Strike Groups conduct dual carrier operations in South China Sea: @US7thFleet
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - Banda Sea
Video: Taiwan rights groups gather to pray for dissidents detained in China before Lunar New Year4 month ago
Video: Taiwan rights groups gather to pray for dissidents detained in China before Lunar New Year
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - Izu Islands, Japan region
Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup protesters in Myanmar capital: witness
Police in Myanmar's capital fire gunshots into the air to disperse protests against the junta: Reuters
4 month ago
Reuters: The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group and the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group "conducted a multitude of exercises aimed at increasing interoperability between assets as well as command and control capabilities", the U.S. Navy said
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 143 km SE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - Kyushu, Japan
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 57 km N of Namuac, Philippines
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 40 km SW of Santa Teresa, Philippines
New U.N. panel of experts report mentions that Iran and North Korea resumed cooperation on long-range missile development projects last year. Consistent with previous assessment from U.S. officials in September
Reuters: Users of China's Twitter-like social media app Weibo began posting that they were having issues accessing the Clubhouse app at around 7:30 p.m. local time (1130 GMT)
Anastasiadis – Mitsotakis statements: The solution to the Cyprus problem should not deviate from the UN resolutions.   Cyprus is not an unfortified state. It has the whole Hellenism by its side4 month ago
Anastasiadis – Mitsotakis statements: The solution to the Cyprus problem should not deviate from the UN resolutions. "Cyprus is not an unfortified state. It has the whole Hellenism by its side"
U.S. state department spokesman says U.S. is concerned about the army's announcement restricting public gatherings in Myanmar
The White House readout of the @[email protected] phone call
US denounces Myanmar protest bans, says 'stands with the people'
Sangi Sar area in SW Kandahar No big clashes today, only skirmishes, occasional air strikes4 month ago
Sangi Sar area in SW Kandahar No big clashes today, only skirmishes, occasional air strikes
Japan said on February 8 that it had protested to China over 2 incursions into Japanese territorial waters that followed Beijing's enactment of 1 legislation strengthening its response to violations of its maritime territory.
VIDEO: Afghan MoD released video of last night's Afghan AF airstrike allegedly against a Taliban compound in Panjwai, Kandahar
Myanmar's army chief on Monday insisted military rule in the country would be different this time, as martial law was declared across swathes of the nation after massive protests against the new junta
The first batch of China-developed Sinovac COVID19 vaccine will be delivered to Thailand later this month, followed by another two batches between March and April, said Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Monday
Karnataka reports 328 new #COVID19 cases, 350 discharges and 3 deaths today. Total cases 9,42,846 Total discharges 9,24,654 Death toll 12,239 Active cases 5,934
IED attack on militia forces earlier today in Chahar Kint district, SE Balkh Afghanistan4 month ago
IED attack on militia forces earlier today in Chahar Kint district, SE Balkh Afghanistan
4 month ago
Hong Kong gov't shuts down Lunar New Year stall run by Tiananmen Massacre vigil group, as organiser warns of more censorship
Images:  Afghan intelligence (NDS) agent Jawwad Amaan was killed in today's MIED blast in Parwan capital4 month ago
Images: Afghan intelligence (NDS) agent Jawwad Amaan was killed in today's MIED blast in Parwan capital
IED attack on police patrol in Bagrami near Kabul Afghanistan4 month ago
IED attack on police patrol in Bagrami near Kabul Afghanistan
4 month ago
Commander of US Central Command: Violence continues in Afghanistan despite the Taliban avoiding targeting our forces and coalition forces
4 month ago
Myanmar coup leader says 'voter fraud' justifies power grab
4 month ago
"At least 2 members of ANA wounded in a sticky bomb explosion in Kabul's Binay Hisar area in PD8." Security officials in the area tells
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 86 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan
4 month ago
Reports of explosion between Qalachaa and Binhisaar. Residents reports gunfire. No further details at this stage
Militia commander Ghulam Abbas Qaridar was killed in Naqilin village, central Balkh4 month ago
Militia commander Ghulam Abbas Qaridar was killed in Naqilin village, central Balkh
VIDEO:  Rare CCTV footage of today's MIED blast in PD-2, Kabul city4 month ago
VIDEO: Rare CCTV footage of today's MIED blast in PD-2, Kabul city
4 month ago
One person was killed and six others wounded in an IED/MIED blast that targeted a police vehicle in Charikar, Parwan this morning, as per head of local hospital
VIDEO:  One person killed in MIED blast in PD-2, Kabul city4 month ago
VIDEO: One person killed in MIED blast in PD-2, Kabul city
Martial law was declared in parts of Myanmar's second largest city Mandalay on Monday, after hundreds of thousands rallied across the country against the coup and the military issued a stern warning against further protests
A welder was wounded in an attack by a still unidentified gunman in his house in the town of Malalag, Davao del Sur on Sunday
NDS arrested 2 alleged Taliban and 1 AQ member in Nangarhar
MORE Images:  The latest MIED blast in Kabul targeted a vehicle in PD-2. Unclear who was targeted4 month ago
MORE Images: The latest MIED blast in Kabul targeted a vehicle in PD-2. Unclear who was targeted
Images:  Taliban landmine blew up an ANDSF vehicle (probably APC or Humvee) in Faryab province. Attack officially claimed by Taliban spox4 month ago
Images: Taliban landmine blew up an ANDSF vehicle (probably APC or Humvee) in Faryab province. Attack officially claimed by Taliban spox
VIDEO:  Today an IED/MIED blast targeted the vehicle of Abdul Hadi Rafiee, deputy agriculture minister, in Omid-e-Sabz township in PD-6, Kabul city, wounding 2 people. Mr Abdul Hadi was not in the vehicle at the time of the attack4 month ago
VIDEO: Today an IED/MIED blast targeted the vehicle of Abdul Hadi Rafiee, deputy agriculture minister, in Omid-e-Sabz township in PD-6, Kabul city, wounding 2 people. Mr Abdul Hadi was not in the vehicle at the time of the attack
People have gathered at Taipei's Liberty Square to light lanterns and pray for political dissidents and activists currently detained in the People's Republic of China, including 10 Hongkongers who tried to flee by speedboat last August4 month ago
People have gathered at Taipei's Liberty Square to light lanterns and pray for political dissidents and activists currently detained in the People's Republic of China, including 10 Hongkongers who tried to flee by speedboat last August
Taliban claimed killing Zabihullah Ghayur, an Afghan Army commander, in clashes in Tarinkot, Uruzgan province. His death has been confirmed
4 month ago
Two ANDSF members were wounded in an explosion that targeted a police convoy in Kandahar city yesterday evening, the provincial police said. Other unofficial sources said two policemen were killed and two more were wounded in the blast
Images: Afghan MoI claimed arrest of two alleged Taliban members in two separate ANDSF operations in Mohammad Agha district of Logar & Mazar-e-Sharif City of Balkh
USS Nimitz receives call from President Biden during Super Bowl while in South China Sea4 month ago
USS Nimitz receives call from President Biden during Super Bowl while in South China Sea
4 month ago
At least 6 ANDSF soldiers were killed and 6 others wounded in two separate Taliban attacks in Badghis province last night, as per provincial official
IMAGE:  Afghan MoI claimed arrest of three alleged Taliban operatives during two separate operations carried out by ANDSF in Fereng & Tala-o-Barfak districts of Baghlan province4 month ago
IMAGE: Afghan MoI claimed arrest of three alleged Taliban operatives during two separate operations carried out by ANDSF in Fereng & Tala-o-Barfak districts of Baghlan province
IMAGE: Afghan MoI claiming arrest of alleged Al-Qaeda operative in SOF operation in Surkh Rod, Nangarhar
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Junior Engineer, Military Engineer Services, Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 32,000 from the complainant: CBI
Presidential election is coming up later this year in Uzbekistan. On state TV president Mirziyoyev is berating government official for bad roads in Ferghana city where Uzbek leader travelled last week
"Afghan commandos killed Ibrahim, Taliban's red unit commander for Khakreez. He was a formidable Taliban military commander.", A counter - Terrorism Officer in Kandahar tells
The second wave of Mi-17 & Chinook helicopters has been launched from Dehradun for Joshimath with rescue & relief teams on board. IAF Task Force Commander is coordinating with state authorities for ongoing HADR (Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief) efforts: Indian Air Force
Scene of attack in Kabul Local official was targeted4 month ago
Scene of attack in Kabul Local official was targeted
This video is from the India-Pakistan International border where a Pakistani intruder was shot dead by alert @BSF_India troops around 9:45am this morning. Falls under Kathua sector of Jammu & Kashmir. A tunnel was also unearthed in the area recently4 month ago
This video is from the India-Pakistan International border where a Pakistani intruder was shot dead by alert @BSF_India troops around 9:45am this morning. Falls under Kathua sector of Jammu & Kashmir. A tunnel was also unearthed in the area recently
Athlete Islamuddin Mobarez was killed in Dasht e Abi village in eastern Takhar4 month ago
Athlete Islamuddin Mobarez was killed in Dasht e Abi village in eastern Takhar
4 month ago
Myanmar state TV says public does not accept wrongdoers, warns of legal action as protests spread
The situation between anti-coup protesters and security forces is growing tense at Thabyae Gone Market in Naypyitaw. More than 5,000 people have gathered there since the morning to stage a protest against military rule4 month ago
The situation between anti-coup protesters and security forces is growing tense at Thabyae Gone Market in Naypyitaw. More than 5,000 people have gathered there since the morning to stage a protest against military rule
Militia commander Mohammad Zahir Omari died in IED attack near Sheberghan (reported yesterday) Jawzjan Afghanistan4 month ago
Militia commander Mohammad Zahir Omari died in IED attack near Sheberghan (reported yesterday) Jawzjan Afghanistan
Firefighters also taking part in CDM and anti-coup protest in Mandalay
Pro Taliban accounts claimed death of police officer Dawlat Khan in Kandahar yesterday
Big protest in the capital Nay Pyi Taw. Thousands of people gathered at Thabyaygone Roundabout
Alleged Taliban member arrested in Chahar Bolak district according to military. Balkh4 month ago
Alleged Taliban member arrested in Chahar Bolak district according to military. Balkh
MIED attack in Kabul Afghanistan4 month ago
MIED attack in Kabul Afghanistan
Weapons taken by Taliban after attack in Parchaw village last night. Helmand4 month ago
Weapons taken by Taliban after attack in Parchaw village last night. Helmand
Weapons seized after Taliban raid near Chimtal last night. Balkh4 month ago
Weapons seized after Taliban raid near Chimtal last night. Balkh
Taliban claimed defection of 4 alleged ANDSF members near Lashkargah Helmand4 month ago
Taliban claimed defection of 4 alleged ANDSF members near Lashkargah Helmand
Taliban claimed killing ANA officer Zabihullah Ghayyur near Uruzgan capital
Mohammad Arif, local official in Qadis district was killed yesterday in previously reported armed attack. Badghis4 month ago
Mohammad Arif, local official in Qadis district was killed yesterday in previously reported armed attack. Badghis
Mass rallies heap pressure on Myanmar's coup leaders.  The junta has so far refrained from using deadly force to quell nationwide protests, but with pressure building police fired water cannon in an attempt to disperse thousands of protesters in Naypyidaw4 month ago
Mass rallies heap pressure on Myanmar's coup leaders. The junta has so far refrained from using deadly force to quell nationwide protests, but with pressure building police fired water cannon in an attempt to disperse thousands of protesters in Naypyidaw
A police vehicle fires water cannon in an attempt to disperse protesters during a demonstration against the military coup in Naypyidaw4 month ago
A police vehicle fires water cannon in an attempt to disperse protesters during a demonstration against the military coup in Naypyidaw
Thousands of people join an anti-coup protest in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, on Monday, the third day of nationwide demonstrations against the military government. (Photo: Kachinwave)4 month ago
Thousands of people join an anti-coup protest in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, on Monday, the third day of nationwide demonstrations against the military government. (Photo: Kachinwave)
4 month ago
Three Labourers killed in a firing incident in MangocharKalat. One labourer sustained injuries . this seems to be a targeted attack: Levies
4 month ago
BSF has shot down an intruder from Pakistan in Samba Sector of Jammu & Kashmir along the International Border. The incident happened at Chakk Fakira around 10:15 hrs. More details are awaited
Massive crowds join anti-coup protests across Myanmar. In Yangon some estimates on the ground put protest numbers at hundreds of thousands - kicking off a third straight day of rallies following last week's coup
4 month ago
Latest Covid-19 lockdowns yield 4 new cases, as Hong Kong exempts China's Sinovac vaccine from medical journal requirement
Reuters: Cheng, a high-profile anchor on English-language state media channel CGTN, was arrested on Feb. 5, Payne said. Initially detained in mid-August last year, Cheng had regularly attended business functions and embassy events for the Australian community in Beijing
Thousands of anti-coup protesters marched in towns and cities across Myanmar on Monday, witnesses said, demonstrating for a third straight day against the military's removal and detention of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi a week ago
4 month ago
The operation to rescue people trapped in a tunnel is underway. Efforts are on to clear the tunnel. A total of 15 people have been rescued and 14 bodies recovered from different places so far: Chamoli Police, Uttarakhand
A policeman in South China's Guangdong Province shot another policeman before attempting suicide on Sun; an investigation is underway and both of them are in hospital
Japan chief cabinet secretary Kato: sternly protested against China over its patrol ships' entry into waters near disputed East China Sea islands
4 month ago
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook the waters southeast of the island of Mindanao, in the southern Philippines, on Monday morning, with no reported casualties, after the 6.0-magnitude earthquake recorded the day before.
Australia foreign minister says Australian government has been advised that australian citizen Cheng Lei was formally arrested in China on 5 February, after 6 months of detention
Australia foreign minister says Cheng was arrested on suspicion of illegally supplying state secrets overseas
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 140 km SSW of Trenggalek, Indonesia
3 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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