KCNA: "Makkoli is known as a refreshing beverage suited to Koreans' taste from olden times. It had been used as one of drinks for guests in folk holidays and household events including wedding ceremony."
KCNA: "The Democratic People's Republic of Korea succeeded in putting the production of makkoli, one of the nation's traditional beverages, on an industrial basis to provide a material and technical foundation for mass-producing it."
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 47km SSW of Churachandpur, India
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 216km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia
Duterte says Palawan would be caught in the crossfire if another "World War" erupts.
North Korea, South Korea complete disarming of 22 guard posts
District governor of Kohsan in Herat province was killed in a blast in his office.
4 killed, 4 wounded in roadside bomb explosion in northern Pakistan
40 villagers held over attack on DB police in Jessore
1 year ago
Uttar Pradesh minister OP Rajbhar minced no words while attacking the Yogi Adityanath-led government over its moves to change names of several cities in the state
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President Ashraf Ghani issued a decree to form a special army unit consisting of 443 soldiers in Bamyan. The unit will be involved to ensure the security of Bamyan, road construction projects, and will carry out special operations.
2 teenage boys are killed after a pick-up van runs them over during a clash between 2 factions of Awami League in Dhaka's Mohammadpur area
Army jawan killed in Pakistan sniper fire in Sunderbani sector of Jammu-Kashmir
Unidentified men shoot two brothers dead in Bhakkar
The security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation in the Tikun area of Pulwama in South Kashmir.
Jammu And Kashmir: Pakistan violated ceasefire in Sunderbani sector around 9.45 am today. One Army jawan was injured in the unprovoked firing by Pakistan and later succumbed to his injuries.
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PIA flight PK517 (coming from Karachi) skids off runway as soon as it touched ground at Panjgur airport, Balochistan. One of the tyres of the aircraft burst. All 57 passengers and crew remained unhurt during the incident and were disembarked safely from the plane. Pakistan
Measles outbreak in southern Thailand - thousands infected, at least 13 dead so far.
Three killed in Sahiwal road accident
Taliban claimed Joint US-Afghan army convoy that came out of military base to Sra Band and Charkhakyano Manda areas of Sangin Helmand were targeted with IEDs resulting in 1 American APC and 4 Afghan army APCs blown apart, killing/wounding all foreign/Afghan army troops
Taliban claimed CP overrun on main road towards Kandahar in Magholgyano area of Arghistan district Kandahar, 7 soldiers killed (corpses left behind), 1 detained and pickup truck destroyed; 11 unit weaponry also seized
Main accused in Rangpur Public Prosecutor murdercase dies in prison
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 75km E of Luwuk, Indonesia
KCNA: "Lipsticks of various colors, foundation, eye shadow and other cosmetics are well received not only by artistes but also ordinary women in forties and fifties. Besides, new treatment cosmetics efficacious for freckles are popular among men and women."
KCNA: "Goods newly developed by the Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory in the DPRK are gaining popularity. Demand for hair gel, fruit-flavor aerosol perfume and anti-wrinkle cream is on the increase. Toilet sets and bags are popular among maidens and women in thirties."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 253km SSE of Amahusu, Indonesia
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NOV 8: JASDF fighters scrambled to intercept 1x Russian Navy IL-38N registration RF-75322 (23 YELLOW) over the Sea of Japan(East Sea)
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 114km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 259km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 256km SE of Hachijo-jima, Japan
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VIDEO: Thousands of supporters of Islamist parties take to the streets of Karachi to protest Asia Bibi's acquittal and call for her beheading. Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy was freed from jail
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 72km NNW of Otrada, Russia
Taliban claimed CP overrun this morning in Qarlaqo area of Dashti Archi Kunduz, multiple soldiers killed/wounded and APC destroyed; PKM/Dshk/sizable amount equipment seized.
Taliban claimed army base attacked in Yargatu area of Shilgar Ghazni last night, 10 soldiers killed and 4 wounded, RPG and sizable amount equipment seized. 1 Taliban fighter also killed in clashes.
PAF C-130 transport aircraft made an emergency landing at the Nur Khan Air Base. All crew has been safely evacuated.
Ongoing U.S. joint military exercises with South Korea and the fact that Pyongyang had been hoping for earlier sanctions relief, both prompted the North Korean delegation to decide to skip the planned meeting with Pompeo.., two diplomatic sources told CBS News' Pamela Falk
and @DeptofDefense Secretary Mattis will co-host the U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue on November 9.
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Pentagon delegation headed by Colin Jackson, Deputy Assistant Secretary visited Tashkent yesterday to discuss Afghanistan with Defense Minister of Uzbekistan
Last night, @POTUS spoke with @AbeShinzo who congratulated him "on his hard-fought, mid-term elections victories," says @PressSec. They discussed "the importance of maintaining pressure" until the DPRK denuclearizes, she adds.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 138km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
Taliban's Red Unit commander among several dead, wounded in Faryab clash
KCNA: "The international community urges Japan, the hideous abduction state, to assume the responsibility for its unethical crimes and liquidate the past crimes at an early date."
KCNA: "Why is the Abe group persistently talking about the settlement of the abduction issue Lurking behind this is its absurd calculation to defame the external prestige of the Democratic People's Republic of Koreaand to avoid its reparation for the past crimes."
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.