Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 85km W of Nikol'skoye, Russia
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claims responsibility for the gun attack in Loralai, Balochistan. Pakistan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 117km WNW of Bengkulu, Indonesia
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3 new Chinese warships - Destroyer 118 Ürümqi (Type 052D), Rizhao 598 frigate (Type 054A) and 965 Hulunhu tanker (Type 901) - all commissioned between 2017/2018, conducted a 3-day live fire drill in the Yellow Sea with other PLAN vessels.
Thai immigration police chief says Saudi woman fleeing alleged family abuse to leave Friday night for Canada.
2 year ago
Weapons confiscated by LEAs during the IBOs in the Kharan, Kalat and Miawand areas of Balochistan
Indian Army says that an Indian Army Major and three other army personnel were killed in Nowshera, Jammu and Kashmir in clashes with Pakistani commandos along LoC.
2 year ago
Pro-ISIS graffiti around the Srinagar area of India-held Kashmir. Photos from this week.
Kazakh government plans to ban import of gasoline by rail from Russia for 3 months. Kazakhstan periodically restricts import of Russian gasoline. Last time this measure was introduced was in August 2018.
Russian foreign minister calls his newly appointed Kazakh counterpart to discuss schedule of future bilateral meetings.
A Chinese Huawei employee has been arrested on a spying charge in Poland
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 137km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia
Myanmar court rejects appeal by @Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to 7 years in jail
Afghan Taliban claim to have killed police chief of Ab Kamari district of Badghis province in an attack on govt positions last night, overrunning 3 check-posts. Taliban claim to have killed 36 soldiers and wounded 14 others in the attack.
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Taliban meetings and seminars held in Ab Kamari district(which almost fell to Taliban control) Badghis and Ghaziabad Kunar
Russian Foreign Ministry warns Russian tourists about the likelihood of a tsunami in Indonesia
The Taliban launched a series of attacks on security checkpoints in four Afghan provinces early on Thursday, killing 32 members of the security forces and pro-government militias, provincial officials said.
2 year ago
Pakistan PM Imran Khan about the one million Uyghur Muslims in China's concentration camps: "I do not know much about the situation. The Chinese have been extremely helpful to us. I would never talk about it (Uyghurs concentration camps) in public"
Taiwan Premier William Lai says he'll resign tomorrow along with the entire cabinet.
Yemeni military sources: Iranian-made marching aircraft carrying explosives
SK Innovation CEO says S.Korea to restart Iran oil imports in Jan-Feb
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un watched the goods in production, while looking round the production processes at the plant. Touring the production site, he highly appreciated that the plant has undergone a good development by registering many achievements intechnical upgrading."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un visited a branch pharmaceutical plant of the Beijing Tongrentang Co. Ltd. together with accompanying officials and entourage that morningHe was warmly greeted by the board director of the Beijing Tongrentang Co. Ltd. who is also its party secretary."
KCNA: "He expressed his will to go on writing a beautiful epic of the DPRK-China friendship to be envied by the world and handed down generation after generation by joining hands with comrades of China and firmly defend peace and stability on the Korean peninsula."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un made a reply speech. He said that he visited China as his first political schedule for the new year with the firm will to gain overall prosperity of the DPRK-China friendship, as required by a new great history and brilliant era of the DPRK-China relations."
KCNA: "Xi Jinping warmly welcomed their China visit. He said Kim Jong Un's three China visits within 100 days last year and his visit to China at the beginning of the new year fully showed that he values much the traditional China-DPRK friendship."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un invited Xi Jinping to make an official visit to the DPRK at a convenient time and the latter accepted the invitation with pleasure and informed Kim Jong Un of the plan. The talks proceeded in a warm, comradely and friendly atmosphere from beginning to end."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un said that the DPRK remains unchanged in its main stand to keep the goal of the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, sincerely implement the joint statement adopted at the Singapore DPRK-U.S. summit talks and seek negotiated peaceful solution."
KCNA: "Exchanging greetings with each other again in a comradely, sincere and friendly atmosphere, the top leaders of the two parties and two countries had an in-depth and candid exchange of views over the issue ofthe Korean peninsula and the denuclearization negotiations."
KCNA: "Warmly welcoming Kim Jong Un who started his external activity in the New Year by visiting China, Xi Jinping said the current visit will offer a specially important occasion in successfully guiding the development of the China-DPRK relations."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un and Ri Sol Ju were presented with bunches of flowers by women. Kim Jong Un had an amicable talk with Song Tao on the train. He expressed thanks to Song Tao for coming all the way to the border town, warmly welcoming him."
KCNA: "Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission (SAC), visited the People's Republic of China (PRC) from January 7 to 10, Juche 108 (2019) at the invitation of Xi Jinping."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 63km ENE of Leh, India
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.