23 September 2021
Congress calls for additional sanctions against Beijing and for strengthening ties with Taiwan
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 102 km N of Naze, Japan
New guidelines issued for government interaction with Taiwan counterparts "to encourage U.S. government engagement with Taiwan that reflects our deepening unofficial relationship," according to @StateDeptSpox
Myanmar: this video gives a glimpse of the horrors that occured in Bago today.  A lone protester runs for his life as he's being chased by a dozen soldiers, miraculously dodging bullets as they fire on him.5 month ago
Myanmar: this video gives a glimpse of the horrors that occured in Bago today. A lone protester runs for his life as he's being chased by a dozen soldiers, miraculously dodging bullets as they fire on him.
Destroyed Jilawur village Kandahar
Confirmed. Taliban are expelled from Zhari road in western Arghandab Kandahar5 month ago
Confirmed. Taliban are expelled from Zhari road in western Arghandab Kandahar
Pro Taliban accounts claimed that SOF member was killed today in Jalalabad without providing his name. Nangarhar
5 month ago
Myanmar state TV has announced 19 people have been sentenced to death for killing the associate of an army captain, 17 of them in absentia. These are the first death sentences passed since the coup
Taliban reported drone strike in Du Ab, Nuristan (but claimed civilians were killed). Taliban statement didn't mention who they think carried out the drone strike
5 month ago
Replying to @steveholland1 on concern about whether China might invade Taiwan, @PressSec says: "We're not looking with confrontation with China" and have expressed concern about its actions which are "potentially destabilizing
5 month ago
Pakistan says a "precipitous withdrawal" of foreign troops from Afghanistan would create a vacuum for spoilers. Foreign Office spokesman said at weekly briefing Pakistan supports orderly and responsible withdrawal of foreign troops
4,541 new COVID19 cases, 42 deaths and 2,280 discharges reported in Gujarat in the last 24 hours; case tally at 3,37,015
Karnataka reports 7,955 new #COVID19 cases, 3,220 recoveries and 46 deaths Total cases: 10,48,085 Total recoveries: 9,77,169 Death toll: 12,813 Active cases: 58,084
Yankin, Yangon: At least 7 civilians abducted by Myanmar security forces. Those abducted were withdrawing cash from an ATM machine near CB bank and some were sitting in a tea shop
Sanchaung, Yangon: 2 protesters injured and 2 abducted as Myanmar security forces violently cracked down on protesters
Massive forces of about 100 military militants raided Kyauk Myaung, Tamwe. Military commander also seemed to be included. Local said that they have stationed in BEHS(2) school
Andhra Pradesh reports 2,765 new #COVID19 cases, 1,245 recoveries, and 11 deaths, in the past 24 hours Total cases: 9,18,597 Total recoveries: 8,94,896 Active cases: 16,422 Total deaths: 7,279
A large number of Afghans at a gathering in Kabul called for an end of violence and said the peace efforts should be expedited.  They also said that Afghanistan's achievements in the last two decades should be preserved in the peace process5 month ago
A large number of Afghans at a gathering in Kabul called for an end of violence and said the peace efforts should be expedited. They also said that Afghanistan's achievements in the last two decades should be preserved in the peace process
Bago: Myanmar security forces looted a mobile phone shop in Ahlin n Yaung Ward at 1:15pm5 month ago
Bago: Myanmar security forces looted a mobile phone shop in Ahlin n Yaung Ward at 1:15pm
Bago: As more Myanmar security forces are coming into Punnasu, the people are fleeing escape brutal killing5 month ago
Bago: As more Myanmar security forces are coming into Punnasu, the people are fleeing escape brutal killing
Japan imposes tougher coronavirus measures in Tokyo to curb infection spike through May 11, weeks before Olympics begin
Anti-coup protesters in Mandalay faced a crackdown by the government's security forces on Friday as they were gathering to protest against military rule. (Photo: CJ)
5 month ago
Sittwe, Rakhine State: An eyewitness said the shooting took place inside Yoma Bank Sittwe branch at 1pm today. Cause remains unknown. Injured person was taken away. Security forces are guarding the bank right now, local outlet Western News reports
Mawlamyine, Mon State: Myanmar security forces dragged people out of their homes and forced them to stand in the hot sun in Shwe Myine Thiri Ward. 2 former Ward administrators were abducted.
Situation of houses after violently cracked down on protesters in MineLone,Kayah state. 2 have been shot with live bullets and Ambulances are not allowed to provide medical services5 month ago
Situation of houses after violently cracked down on protesters in MineLone,Kayah state. 2 have been shot with live bullets and Ambulances are not allowed to provide medical services
Anti-coup protesters in Mogoke, Mandalay region took to the streets on Friday in protest at the military dictatorship. (Photo-CJ)
Loikaw, Kayah (Karenni) State:  Two protesters/civilians injured as Myanmar security forces violently cracked down on protesters. Live rounds used.  Ambulances are not allowed to provide medical services.5 month ago
Loikaw, Kayah (Karenni) State: Two protesters/civilians injured as Myanmar security forces violently cracked down on protesters. Live rounds used. Ambulances are not allowed to provide medical services.
LAUNCH. Soyuz 2-1.a launches with Soyuz MS-18 and three crew members to the ISS
Anti-coup protesters in Kachin's Hpakant, the country's main jade center, continued their daily protest against the military junta on Apr. 9. (Photo: CJ)5 month ago
Anti-coup protesters in Kachin's Hpakant, the country's main jade center, continued their daily protest against the military junta on Apr. 9. (Photo: CJ)
The Soyuz-2.1a rocket with the Gagarin spacecraft was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome
5 month ago
April 8 around 2pm, SAC fired 105mm rockets near Laiza, KIO Headquarters
5 month ago
Two militants killed in Operation Naibugh in Awantipora. A joint operation was launched today early morning based on inputs from J&K Police at Tral area of Awantipora. Area cordoned and contact established. Firefight ensued. Two militants killed. Ops continue
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said the country is facing its "worst-ever situation" - as its economy struggles from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
U.S. still in final stage of 'careful' North Korea policy: State Dept
Internet has been cut in Myanmar from 1 am Friday local time, the 54th night of military-imposed shutdowns5 month ago
Internet has been cut in Myanmar from 1 am Friday local time, the 54th night of military-imposed shutdowns
Protests against police lawlessness in Takhtah Pul turned violent. At least 1 civilian killed, 1 wounded after gunfight broke out Kandahar
Smoke from torched tankers in Yad-e-Imran village earlier today near Aqcha Jawzjan earlier today5 month ago
Smoke from torched tankers in Yad-e-Imran village earlier today near Aqcha Jawzjan earlier today
Civilian was killed today in Khwaja Sabz Posh area by ANDSF Sporadic fire reported earlier in district Faryab
Taliban fighter Qari Mohammad died in Arghandab theater few days ago. Kandahar
5 month ago
Heavy battles tonight in Kandahar (Zhari, Arghandab) and Badakhshan (Nusay, Warduj)
Karnataka reports 6,570 new #COVID19 cases, 2,393 recoveries and 36 deaths Total cases: 10,40,130 Total recoveries: 9,73,949 Death toll: 12,767 Active cases: 53,395
IED detonated in Vaghjahan village Logar5 month ago
IED detonated in Vaghjahan village Logar
Despite recent crackdowns by Myanmar's security forces, anti-government activists in Monywa, Sagaing  Region, protested on motorbikes on Thursday evening. (Photo:CJ)5 month ago
Despite recent crackdowns by Myanmar's security forces, anti-government activists in Monywa, Sagaing Region, protested on motorbikes on Thursday evening. (Photo:CJ)
5 month ago
Dominic Raab:Former elected Hong Kong politician, Nathan Law, has been granted asylum in the UK
Andhra Pradesh reports 2,558 new #COVID19 cases, 915 recoveries, and 6 deaths, in the past 24 hours Total cases: 9,15,832 Total recoveries: 8,93,651 Active cases: 14,913 Total deaths: 7,268
IMAGE from near the site of yesterday's IED explosion in Surkh Rod, Nangarhar
Taliban overran, looted and demolished ANDSF outpost in Sang-e-Toda, Saripul, also claiming casualties in official statement
Local authorities in Paktia claimed arrest of 5 alleged assassins5 month ago
Local authorities in Paktia claimed arrest of 5 alleged assassins
Aftermath of recent fighting in Tewara, Ghor. Taliban blamed govt forces' strikes for the damage5 month ago
Aftermath of recent fighting in Tewara, Ghor. Taliban blamed govt forces' strikes for the damage
Taliban claim for the attack in Paghman, Kabul was confirmed. As per TOLO, 1 ANDSF member was killed and at least 2 others wounded5 month ago
Taliban claim for the attack in Paghman, Kabul was confirmed. As per TOLO, 1 ANDSF member was killed and at least 2 others wounded
Afghan MoI today claimed arrest of a 10-member alleged Taliban group led by Qari Saboor, who has also been detained. They were apparently arrested in Logar and then transferred to Kabul. As per MoI, they were involved in attacks in Kabul5 month ago
Afghan MoI today claimed arrest of a 10-member alleged Taliban group led by Qari Saboor, who has also been detained. They were apparently arrested in Logar and then transferred to Kabul. As per MoI, they were involved in attacks in Kabul
Suga says considering stronger virus steps for more regions
Afghan intelligence (NDS) claimed mass arrest of alleged Taliban operatives in Nangarhar
Taliban claimed carrying out ambush attack involving tactical blasts against SOF units in Shilgar, Ghazni last night which, as per Taliban, arrived in the area for an operation5 month ago
Taliban claimed carrying out ambush attack involving tactical blasts against SOF units in Shilgar, Ghazni last night which, as per Taliban, arrived in the area for an operation
5 month ago
A Hong Kong police officer shot a driver on Thursday morning in Sha Tin after he refused to stop. Police said the vehicle was pursued along the Tolo Highway as the licence plate had expired. A woman and a baby were in the backseat, Stand News reported
Taliban claimed overrunning ANDSF outpost in Paghman, Kabul last night, claiming several casualties and also reporting that one of its fighters was wounded. One M16 also seized5 month ago
Taliban claimed overrunning ANDSF outpost in Paghman, Kabul last night, claiming several casualties and also reporting that one of its fighters was wounded. One M16 also seized
Taliban claimed overrunning two newly built ANDSF check-posts in Shirzad, Nangarhar Tuesday night, also claiming over a dozen casualties and reporting one of its own fighters was also killed5 month ago
Taliban claimed overrunning two newly built ANDSF check-posts in Shirzad, Nangarhar Tuesday night, also claiming over a dozen casualties and reporting one of its own fighters was also killed
Newer photos from Behsud, Wardak where ANDSF continues its operation against Alipour's militia5 month ago
Newer photos from Behsud, Wardak where ANDSF continues its operation against Alipour's militia
5 month ago
Pakistan Parliamentary delegation has postponed its visit to Afghanistan due to closure of Kabul Airport due to security threat
5 month ago
Britain says notified by Myanmar that UK ambassador's post terminated
5 month ago
Explosives discovered and neutralized by foreign forces near runway at Kabul Airport
2 residents of Herat assassinated in the heart of Herat city about 100 meters from the office of the police chief.5 month ago
2 residents of Herat assassinated in the heart of Herat city about 100 meters from the office of the police chief.
Another mass arrest of alleged Taliban members in Nangarhar by NDS
Campaign soldier Saif ur Rahman was killed in Paktia according to pro Taliban accounts. Probably Aryoub district where fighting was reported yesterday5 month ago
Campaign soldier Saif ur Rahman was killed in Paktia according to pro Taliban accounts. Probably Aryoub district where fighting was reported yesterday
5 month ago
Spokesman for Myanmar ambassador to UK (locked out of embassy) urges UK government not to recognise military attache as official envoy to London
5 month ago
Singapore reports 21 new #COVID19 cases, all imported infections
According to local media Taliban raided Pashtun Zarghun center Herat5 month ago
According to local media Taliban raided Pashtun Zarghun center Herat
2nd missile strike on Kandahar AB reported last night and grenade attack on NDS HQ in Shorandam Afghanistan5 month ago
2nd missile strike on Kandahar AB reported last night and grenade attack on NDS HQ in Shorandam Afghanistan
Teachers and education staff from Pyu, Bago Region held an anti-coup rally on Thursday in defiance of the military government. It was education staff who initiated the Civil Disobedience Movement in Pyu–at least 16 of them have been dismissed from their positions5 month ago
Teachers and education staff from Pyu, Bago Region held an anti-coup rally on Thursday in defiance of the military government. It was education staff who initiated the Civil Disobedience Movement in Pyu–at least 16 of them have been dismissed from their positions
Pro Taliban accounts claimed killing militia commander Habibullah in Shah Wali Kot district as fighters launched attacks on several places in districts since last night Kandahar
Military are destroying/removing barricades at Parami U Aye(1st & 2nd st) in Hlaing
11 people have been killed by Myanmar military in Tantse. At least 30 people are injured
Military Convoy of SAC forces were attacked by KIA in Myitkyina's Nam Jing village entrance at 7am, April 8th5 month ago
Military Convoy of SAC forces were attacked by KIA in Myitkyina's Nam Jing village entrance at 7am, April 8th
At least 11 protesters killed in northwestern Myanmar in clash with security forces - domestic media
Alleged terrorist arrested in Wardak according to provincial authorities5 month ago
Alleged "terrorist" arrested in Wardak according to provincial authorities
Police destroyed poppy fields in Khogayni and Spin Ghar areas of Nangarhar5 month ago
Police destroyed poppy fields in Khogayni and Spin Ghar areas of Nangarhar
Hlaing Township residents in Yangon gathered on Thursday morning to oppose the military government. (Photo: CJ)5 month ago
Hlaing Township residents in Yangon gathered on Thursday morning to oppose the military government. (Photo: CJ)
Kyauk Padaung, Mandalay:  Myanmar security forces shot & detained U Tin Moe, a civilian in Sanpya Ward5 month ago
Kyauk Padaung, Mandalay: Myanmar security forces shot & detained U Tin Moe, a civilian in Sanpya Ward
Myanmar ambassador to the UK Kyaw Zwar Minn had met with a number of people including British officials/politicians & AungSanSuuKyi's son since Feb 1 militarycoup. He had also said he takes instructions only from Ms Suu Kyi, detained since Feb 15 month ago
Myanmar ambassador to the UK Kyaw Zwar Minn had met with a number of people including British officials/politicians & AungSanSuuKyi's son since Feb 1 militarycoup. He had also said he takes instructions only from Ms Suu Kyi, detained since Feb 1
Thingangyun, Yangon. Myanmar security forces broke the doors of U Myint Oo's house in Ward (A) at 1:15am. They looted 3.5 millions Kyats, a gold necklace, a ring, two mobile phones and confiscated National identity cards, household registration & other docs
House destroyed by air strike in Yakhan e Sufla village SW Ghor5 month ago
House destroyed by air strike in Yakhan e Sufla village SW Ghor
Taliban claimed defection of 4 alleged ANDSF members in Qaysar Faryab5 month ago
Taliban claimed defection of 4 alleged ANDSF members in Qaysar Faryab
Reuters: The western prefectures of Osaka, Hyogo and Miyagi started on Monday a month of targeted lockdown measures, to rein in a more virulent strain of the virus
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday she would request the central government impose emergency measures to stem a surge of COVID19 infections in the capital region. (Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to start July 23)
5 month ago
Matupi, Chin State: On Apr 7 night, 4 youths & a volunteer from a charity were abducted by Myanmar security forces. Another youth abducted this morning. No internet in the town.
Despite crackdowns on anti-coup protesters and arbitrary arrests, residents of Myingyan in Mandalay Region took to the streets on Thursday morning in defiance of the military junta5 month ago
Despite crackdowns on anti-coup protesters and arbitrary arrests, residents of Myingyan in Mandalay Region took to the streets on Thursday morning in defiance of the military junta
Opponents of the coup government in Myanmar launched a campaign called the #MarchingShoesStrike on Thursday, placing shoes filled with flowers in public places in memory of fallen protesters. It also symbolises the continued defiance of the junta and steps forward in the revolution
Myanmar military administration had sent letter to the UK informing that Myanmar ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn is no longer nation's representative, appointing instead a new replacement effective April 7. Thus Kyaw Zwar Minn locked out of embassy
A leading Myanmar actor, singer and model who has backed the country's anti-coup protests has been arrested, his sister says, as the junta hunts more than 100 celebrities for supporting the movement. Paing Takhon at a demonstration in Yangon
5 month ago
Dominic Raab:We condemn the bullying actions of the Myanmar military government in London yesterday, and I pay tribute to Kyaw Zwar Minn for his courage. The UK continues to call for an end to the coup and the appalling violence, and a swift restoration of democracy
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 270 km NNW of Gorontalo, Indonesia
Sukhtak dam of Daikundi province starts operation. The fuel dam costs $4.9mn & produces 700kW of electricity to give power to Nili city and its suburbs5 month ago
Sukhtak dam of Daikundi province starts operation. The fuel dam costs $4.9mn & produces 700kW of electricity to give power to Nili city and its suburbs
Thailand discovers 405 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours - 197 via tests at medical facilities - 194 via proactive tests - 14 in quarantine facilities
5 month ago
UK's Royal Navyto deploy battle ships, aircraft carrier to Indo-Pacific region, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said in Jakarta. This comes amid overlapping territorial claims & increasing military presence by China in South China Sea SCS
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - Banda Sea
4 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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