28 July 2021
KCNA released a whopping 6 announcements this morning: - KPA outlines its plan to re-enter demilitarized areas and resume border exercises - Kim Yo Jong turns down the "tactless and sinister proposal" of sending SK special envoys - demolition recap: "we will set the intensity"
1 year ago
LoC : Clashes reported between Pakistan Army and Indian Army in Karnah sector of Leepa Valley. Exchange of firing and shelling going on.
China's Ministry of Defense has issued a brief article on the Western Command's statement: Chinese military demands Indian border troops stop infringing and provocative actions
1 year ago
Taiwan jets 'drive away' intruding Chinese fighter plane, third intrusion in days.
1 year ago
President Ghani has put 68 senior officials of the Ministry of Finance, including three deputy ministers, many director generals and heads of customs, on travel ban list, according to a document obtained by TOLOnews
1 year ago
Indian Army confirms earlier reports of 20 killed; all deaths (including the original three reported 8+ hours ago) appear to have taken place after the melee itself. This statement emphasizes the role of "sub-zero temperatures" to emphasize environmental factors
Beijing on Tuesday urged its residents to not leave the capital and closed schools again as authorities scramble to contain a "severe" new coronavirus outbreak in the city of 21 million people
U.S. urges North Korea to refrain from 'counterproductive actions'
1 year ago
Indian intercepts reveal that Chinese side suffered 43 casualties including dead and seriously injured in face-off in the Galwan valley: Sources confirm to ANI
Beijing will close schools after coronavirus infection cases surged
1 year ago
Indian Army confirms 20 deaths. Toll could go up further
Czech expert at East StratCom Monika Richter leaves EEAS after row around EU's disinformation report and China's pressure against it, Czech weekly @RESPEKT_CZ found. HighRep Borrell accused her of leaking critic e-mails.
MEA issues statement on situation in the western sector of the India-China border
U.S. in close coordination with South Korea after North Korea destruction of liaison office: official
Kashmir/Ladakh: June 16—Indian soldiers rest next to artillery guns at a makeshift transit camp on their way to Ladakh, near Sonmarg, in central Ganderbal district. (Photo: Danish Siddiqui)1 year ago
Kashmir/Ladakh: June 16—Indian soldiers rest next to artillery guns at a makeshift transit camp on their way to Ladakh, near Sonmarg, in central Ganderbal district. (Photo: Danish Siddiqui)
India's opposition leader Rahul Gandhi expresses pain on passing away of officers and men for scarified their lives for the country
"We are aware that North Korea destroyed the liaison office in Kaesong and remain in close coordination with our Republic of Korea allies," a senior administration official tells @VOANews
Pakistan top spy agency head briefed chiefs of all armed forces-CJCSC General Nadeem Raza, COAS General Qamar Bajwa, Naval chief Zafar Abbasi & Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Khan on LoC & Indian held Kashmir situation. DG ISI Lt Gen Faiz Hamid briefed top brass on tension
1 year ago
China military issues demand to India to halt all infringements and provocations against it following fatal border clash
Beijing press briefing scheduled at 8 p.m. local time on the COVID19 outbreak has been delayed indefinitely. Unclear what will be disclosed - the city has been holding 2 briefings per day since the cluster emerged
North Korea voices concern at U.N. human rights council that "certain countries attempt to use Hong Kong related issues to interfere in China's domestic affairs"
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 98 km W of Pyay, Myanmar
1 year ago
The Kremlin has called for restraint amid a sharp escalation in tensions after North Korea blew up a liaison office near its border with South Korea
Protestors gathered at ifc mall atrium with "HongKong Nation" flag, a flag under design by reddit-like forum @lihkg_forum members in Central, Hongkong on June 16th, 2020, a year after 2 millions marched against the #ExtraditionBill #HongKongProtests
1 year ago
South Korea to 'strongly respond to any possible North Korea military provocations: defense ministry
1 year ago
South Korea expresses 'strong regret' over North Korea's liaison office demolition
1 year ago
Seoul says it will 'strongly respond' if North further worsens situation
Delhi Government directs Taj Man Singh hotel to isolate all their rooms & place them at disposal of Sir Gangaram Hospital with immediate effect for accommodating COVID19 patients. Delhi Govt to convert 35+ such Hotels as Covid facilities in Delhi
The Inter-Korean Liaison Office looked nice, before it was blown up. [37.9329, 126.6218] Guess we'll see overhead imagery of the aftermath soon
Earthquake jolts Islamabad
1 year ago
Emergency situation declared on Russian-controlled Iturup island, as one serviceman confirmed with covid19
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 26 km SE of Jurm, Afghanistan
South Korean military footage of the explosion at the inter-Korean office in the border town of Kaesong. Total destruction by the looks of it
South Korea has released surveillance footage of North Korea blowing up the inter-Korean liaison office today. South Korean military officials told they watched it live
1 year ago
COVID19 cases in the Philippines up by 364 on Tuesday. Total confirmed coronavirus infections at 26,781, as of June 16. - 249 "fresh" - 115 "late" PH also logs record-high new recoveries at 301; 6,552 total 5 new deaths; 1,103 total
1 year ago
Indian military sources: Talks between Indian and Chinese army leaders to defuse tensions after recent clashes between the two sides
North Korean state media reporting the office was "completely ruined" in an "terrific" explosion at 14:50 KST
1 year ago
Emergency meeting of India's Defense and Foreign Ministers with Army Chief of Staff to discuss recent clashes between Indian and Chinese military
1 year ago
Indian troops on Mon. seriously violated the consensus of the two sides by illegally crossing the border twice and carrying out provocative attacks on Chinese soldiers, resulting in serious physical clashes: Chinese FM said on reports that 3 Indian soldiers were killed
North Korea's state broadcaster, KCTV, just announced and confirmed the explosion of the joint-liaison office
1 year ago
Moon convenes top security meeting to discuss North Korea's demolition of liaison office
1 year ago
China accuses India of crossing borders and attacking Chinese personnel
1 year ago
Indian Army colonel and two soldiers killed in action during a clash with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley, Ladakh, last night
Official statement: "The loss of lives on the Indian side includes an officer and two soldiers. Senior military officials of the two sides are currently meeting at the venue to defuse the situation."
Official Statement: "During the de-escalation process underway in the Galwan Valley, a violent face-off took place yesterday (Monday) night with casualties"
A better Reuters photo here of the aftermath of the liaison office destruction
China Govt immediate response on Indian casualties
1 year ago
India Army officer, 2 soldiers killed at Galwan yesterday
North Korean authorities on Tuesday demolished the inter-Korean liaison office in the border city of Kaesong, South Korea's Ministry of Unification confirmed in a statement. The demolition took place at 14:49, says MOU
Explosions heard near inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong: South Korean media
Okyo reports 27 coronavirus cases Tuesday, down from 48 Monday which was the highest in six weeks. The number of cases is above 20 each day the past six days. Reopening to continue as planned says government.
1 year ago
South Korea's unification minister says it had been expected that North Korea would demolish the inter-Korean liaison office, but he says Seoul needs to still confirm
1 year ago
Yonhap: South Korean unification minister says North Korea had forewarned it would destroy the inter-liaison office, says needs to confirm situation
North Korea appears to have blown up inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong: sources
Eyes on Kaesong, Mt. Kumgang as North Korea threatens to send troops to disarmed border areas
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 - 72 km ENE of Khorugh, Tajikistan
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 133 km N of Kendari, Indonesia
North Korean military studying "an action plan for taking measures to make the army advance again into the zones that had been demilitarized under the north-south agreement."
North Korea's military says it will reenter areas disarmed under inter-Korean agreement
1 year ago
151 new COVID19 positive cases have been reported in Assam. Total cases in the state are 4309 including 2205 recovered, 2093 active cases and 8 deaths: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
Drug Bust: Heroin factory destroyed & 64kg of opium seized by Afghan anti-narcotics police in Darayem district of Badakhshan province.1 year ago
Drug Bust: Heroin factory destroyed & 64kg of opium seized by Afghan anti-narcotics police in Darayem district of Badakhshan province.
Viral pandemic outbreak in Beijing: more than 100 confirmed cases, WHO announces
EU foreign policy chief @JosepBorrellF says, after session with US SecState Pompeo, that while they "may not agree on everything.our commitment to transatlantic cooperation is as strong as ever."
1 year ago
Jammu & Kashmir: clashes in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district at about 7 pm today, the firing stopped at 8:15 pm
Kashmir: 79 Indian paramilitaries (CRPF), an Army soldier (42-RR, Tral, Pulwama) and a J&K policeman test positive for COVID19 in the valley today
Baoding City in Hebei province announces "war-time" status after new COVID19 outbreak in Beijing
1 year ago
At least 17 Taliban fighters were killed in the northwestern province of Faryab in police counter-attacks, provincial officials said
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Abylgaziev resigned
Taliban claimed overrunning check-post in Maiwand, Kandahar
The total number of COVID19 positive cases in Punjab stands at 3267 including 753 active cases, 2443 recovered and 71 deaths: State Health Department
In 11 operations, 30 militants were killed in Jammu and Kashmir in April. Around more 27 militants have been killed in the last 17-18 days. The action against militants will continue: Jammu & Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh1 year ago
In 11 operations, 30 militants were killed in Jammu and Kashmir in April. Around more 27 militants have been killed in the last 17-18 days. The action against militants will continue: Jammu & Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh
Karachi police have arrested the murderer of slain Geo News reporter Wali Khan Babar, officials say. Zeeshan alias Shani was awarded death penalty in absentia by a special court in 2014. Karachi police chief will address a press conference shortly and announce his arrest
Taliban reported ANDSF mortar strikes in Tagab, Kapisa but claimed civilians were killed and wounded
1 year ago
India's Chennai city to reimpose lockdown as coronavirus surges
1 year ago
German foreign minister says EU foreign ministers, U.S. state secretary will discuss Hong Kong, COVID19
Near the pile of white flowers, some protesters are playing the guitar and singing "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" which became one of the protest songs last June
A growing crowd stands around the atrium of the luxury mall Pacific Place, chanting slogans
2 officials of the Indian High Commission ARRESTED by Islamabad police as they were invovled in a hit and run accident, they over ran a passerby and tried to flee, as per police sources
Beijing authorities announce closure of leisure and sports venues because of the new cases of coronavirus
HK - A memorial of deceased protester Leung Ling-kit is underway in Admiralty. Dozens of police on site but ppl were able to lay flowers in tribute
In Hong Kong, citizens lay down flowers and mourn the death of Leung Ling-kit, dubbed "Yellow Raincoat Man." He died a year ago at the same spot and was the first to die for the pro-democracy movement. More people arrive. @ABSCBNNews @ANCALERTS HKProtests StandWithHK
A first public spy scandal between Russia & China in many years, reported by @meduzaproject. Valery Mitko, a 78-yo ex Russia navy captain is charged with treason for allegedly passing to China classified information on Russian subs in the Arctic
Two Indian High Commission officials are missing since morning while on official work. The matter has been taken up with the Pakistani authorities: Akhilesh Singh, First Secretary & Spokesperson, Indian High Commission, Pakistan, to ANI
"The risk of the epidemic spreading is very high, so we should take resolute and decisive measures," Xu Hejiang, spokesman at the Beijing city government, said at a press conference on Monday
Some of HK's most prominent democracy activists are back in court today, on charges of unlawful assembly. Ahead of the hearing, they observed three mins of silence for Marco Leung, the AntiELAB protestor who fell to his death a year ago
1 year ago
Clashes still ongoing around Qaysar Faryab and south of Tagab Kapisa, fighting also reported east of Kunduz and in Paktia. Taliban sniper attack in Pashtun Kot Faryab. IED blast in Nangarhar capital
(09:00 hours) Heavy Indian Air Force activity over central/ north Kashmir since dawn
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 48 km S of Tobelo, Indonesia
1 year ago
South Korean military beefs up surveillance on North Korea following provocation threats
An award-winning journalist critical of the Philippine president has been convicted of libel and sentenced to up to six years in jail, in a decision called a major blow to press freedom in an Asian bastion of democracy
Killing of police commander Rehmatullah was reported in Kandahar, probably in Taliban attack
Rappler chief Maria Ressa found guilty of cyber libel
Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa and former researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr are GUILTY of cyber libel case, according to the Manila Trial Court
Taliban launched attacks against ANDSF in Omar Khel and Baba Khel, managing to capture most of those areas. Meanwhile fighting in Nawah continues. Several ANDSF personnel killed and wounded including police commander Sayed Agha. Several also joined Taliban.1 year ago
Taliban launched attacks against ANDSF in Omar Khel and Baba Khel, managing to capture most of those areas. Meanwhile fighting in Nawah continues. Several ANDSF personnel killed and wounded including police commander Sayed Agha. Several also joined Taliban.
Taliban claimed overrunning 3 outposts in Zargulan outskirts of Kejran district in Daikundi province Saturday night, claiming multiple casualties1 year ago
Taliban claimed overrunning 3 outposts in Zargulan outskirts of Kejran district in Daikundi province Saturday night, claiming multiple casualties
Taliban claimed defection of commander Abdul Ghaffar in Qadis, Badghis1 year ago
Taliban claimed defection of commander Abdul Ghaffar in Qadis, Badghis
Pentagon reaffirms 'robust' defensive posture after North Korea threats
ANDSF stop & search points in Kapisa1 year ago
ANDSF stop & search points in Kapisa
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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