16 July 2024
352-65-1: The House overwhelmingly passes a bill to effectively ban TikTok in the U.S. unless its China-based parent company, ByteDance, sells the social media platform. Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-TX) voted "present." The bill faces an uncertain path in the Senate
President of Kazakhstan Tokayev paid a two-day state visit to Azerbaijan. Visited Shusha in Nagorno-Karabakh, noted that Karabakh will bloom with new colors, and the restoration of the region's infrastructure will contribute to the development of the entire South Caucasus
4 month ago
South Korea Defense chief calls for capabilities to 'swiftly eliminate' North Korea leadership in event of war
US Intelligence: We do not rule out that China will deliberately use TikTok to influence the US elections
"China is also watching what's happening here" per @ODNIgov's Haines, "If China sees. If they see that resolve weaken and our inability to maintain assistance that is going to be a lesson that they're going to learn for the future, for their own assertive efforts"
LCA Tejas of Indian Air Force crashes in Jaisalmer of Rajasthan. Pilots have ejected safely. No loss of life. Court of Inquiry ordered by IAF
4 month ago
South Korean suspected spy was arrested by Russian authorities
India's nuclear deterrent takes a big step forward with the flight test of an ICBM with multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles (MIRVs). The MIRVed Agni 5, aka Divyastra, will bolster India's second-strike capability against China, engaged in a nuclear buildup frenzy
4 month ago
Iranian Army: Iranian, Russian, and Chinese naval maneuvers tomorrow in the northern Indian Ocean to enhance the security of maritime trade
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:9 PLA aircraft and 5 PLAN vessels operating around Taiwan were detected up until 6 a.m. (UTC 8) today. 4 of the aircraft entered Taiwan’s SW and northtern ADIZ. ROCArmedForces have monitored the situation and employed appropriate forces to respond4 month ago
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:9 PLA aircraft and 5 PLAN vessels operating around Taiwan were detected up until 6 a.m. (UTC 8) today. 4 of the aircraft entered Taiwan’s SW and northtern ADIZ. ROCArmedForces have monitored the situation and employed appropriate forces to respond
A US Army intelligence analyst has been arrested by the FBI after he allegedly transmitted sensitive U.S. Military information to a co-conspirator in China in exchange for approximately $42,000
U.S. House panel approves bill banning TikTok from U.S. app stores if ByteDance refuses to divest company
4 month ago
Two killed, six injured in Houthi missile strike on Liberian-owned vessel in Red Sea, marking first fatalities since Houthi campaign against international shipping. Remaining crew abandoned ship, rescued by Indian destroyer
China accuses the United States of using the Philippines as a "pawn" in the South China Sea
The Maldives has signed a military assistance deal with China after ordering Indian troops to leave, officials say.  The Maldives says its military assistance deal with Beijing comes without payment or charge, but refuses to provide further details.4 month ago
The Maldives has signed a "military assistance" deal with China after ordering Indian troops to leave, officials say. The Maldives says its "military assistance" deal with Beijing comes without payment or charge, but refuses to provide further details.
Indian embassy in Israel says it advises Indians working in Israeli border areas to relocate to safe areas within the country aftar a worker killed yesterday in Hezbollah attack. One killed, 7 wounded in Hezbollah missile attack on a border town in northern Israel
4 month ago
Chinese coast guard blocks vessels off South China Sea shoal, causing a collision, Philippines says - AP
China’s vice president urged businesses from the world’s two largest economies to boost cooperation and safeguard global supply chains
Chinese Foreign Ministry: Gaza is witnessing an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe and the UN Security Council must move for an immediate ceasefire
Cooperation among North Korea, Russia, China, Iran raises possibility of 'simultaneous conflicts': U.S. general
4 month ago
Putin asked the government to finance programs to promote the Russian language in the CIS countries
4 month ago
Singapore's defence minister says in Parliament that the Republic of Singapore AF will accelerate its F-35 program, and will acquire 8 F-35As in addition to 12 F-35Bs already on order, joining the US, Italy and Japan in operating both variants
4 month ago
Russia diverts LNG supplies for Asia around Africa to avoid Red Sea, LSEG data shows
4 month ago
North Korea has sent 6,700 containers of munitions to Russia, South Korea Defense Minister said. The containers might carry more than 3 million 152 mm artillery shells, or 500,000 122 mm rounds. In exchange, North Korea has received some 9,000 containers mostly containing food supplies, which he said has helped stabilise prices there. Ukraine alreday identified several North Korean munitions in the battlefield, but has said the most of them were inaccurate
Satellite photos capture China's floating barrier, which restricts indigenous Philippines fishermen's access to Scarborough Shoal & threatens their food security-all while China's industrial & illegal clam harvesters systematically destroy the shoal's fragile ecosystem. Satellite images reveal floating barrier at mouth of disputed atoll in South China Sea4 month ago
Satellite photos capture China's floating barrier, which restricts indigenous Philippines fishermen's access to Scarborough Shoal & threatens their food security-all while China's industrial & illegal clam harvesters systematically destroy the shoal's fragile ecosystem. Satellite images reveal floating barrier at mouth of disputed atoll in South China Sea
China sends warships to Middle East as Houthi Red Sea attacks increase
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:4 PLA aircraft and 4 PLAN vessels operating around Taiwan were detected up until 6 a.m. (UTC 8) today. ROCArmedForces have monitored the situation and employed appropriate forces to respond4 month ago
Taiwan Ministry of Defense:4 PLA aircraft and 4 PLAN vessels operating around Taiwan were detected up until 6 a.m. (UTC 8) today. ROCArmedForces have monitored the situation and employed appropriate forces to respond
Aircraft with the U.S. Air Force are current Investigating an Unidentified High-Altitude Balloon which has been Detected and Tracked entering the Northwestern United States; the Balloon is determined to not be a Threat, but its Origin and Purpose are Unknown
Pakistan's representative before the International Court of Justice: Negotiations and solutions should be consistent with international law
China's envoy to the Security Council: The establishment of an independent and sovereign Palestinian state must be guaranteed