28 July 2021
Japan have deployed PAC-3 missile interceptors on the premises of their Ministry of Defense in Tokyo. via @KosukeGoto2013
Indian armed forces signal PLA's 'walk-in' days are over, on almost war-like alert from Ladakh to Arunachal
1 year ago
Encounter on between suspected militants and ISF in Pampore, Awantipora
Statement by @POTUS on his signing today of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020
India wins the United Nations Security Council elections as a non-permanent member from the Asia-Pacific category. India was standing unopposed from the block for 2021-22 term. India gets 184 votes out of 192. 8th time that India has been elected to UNSC. Congrats @NagNaidu08
The U.S have extended sanctions on North Korea for 1 year
Image of two of the four civilians - both brothers - who were killed in Nakyal sector on Pakistani side in cross-LoC shelling1 year ago
Image of two of the four civilians - both brothers - who were killed in Nakyal sector on Pakistani side in cross-LoC shelling
Trump asked China's Xi to help him win reelection, according to explosive new Bolton book
[email protected] has signed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020
President Trump, on human rights in Hong Kong (per Bolton book excerpt in @WSJ)
At this very moment in Hawaii, @SecPompeo is meeting with Yang Jiechi, the foreign policy chief of the communist government of China
A high res image (via @hawkeye360 & @planetlabs) of a suspected build up area spotted on May 19 puts China PLA weaponry approx 43 Kms east south east of the LAC/CCL at the Galwan River1 year ago
A high res image (via @hawkeye360 & @planetlabs) of a suspected build up area spotted on May 19 puts China PLA weaponry approx 43 Kms east south east of the LAC/CCL at the Galwan River
NATO Secretary-General: China has become a major military power and it is time to shoulder its responsibilities and join the nuclear disarmament initiatives
1 year ago
Taiwan jets on Wednesday again had to warn off Chinese air force aircraft that approached the island, Taiwan's military said, the fourth such encounter in nine days
Chinese President: Beijing will release some African countries from repaying some loans
4 Army soldiers who had received critical injuries in Galwan Valley bloodshed are out of danger. They're among 18 who were admitted at Leh with  injuries. A further 58 admitted with minor injuries at field hospitals near standoff point are fine, will rejoin unit this week1 year ago
4 Army soldiers who had received critical injuries in Galwan Valley bloodshed are out of danger. They're among 18 who were admitted at Leh with injuries. A further 58 admitted with minor injuries at field hospitals near standoff point are fine, will rejoin unit this week
Indian Army convoys seen moving out from southern Pulwama district towards central Kashmir, probably on their way to Ladakh. It looks like Indian Army has started sending its counterinsurgency field-formation from Kashmir as reinforcement to Ladakh
1 year ago
Jammu/Kashmir: Indian soldier injured in land-mine explosion at LoC in Akhnoor sector of Jammu region
1 year ago
Reports of a heavy People's Liberation Army Ground Force buildup opposite Chushul Sector are coming in.
Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar accuses China of 'pre-meditated and planned action that was directly responsible for violence and casualties. It reflected an intent to change the facts on ground in violation of all our agreements to not change the status quo.'
USAF B-52Hs LIMIT96 & 97 are currently returning to Eielson AFB, Alaska following a Bomber Task Force mission through the Sea of Japan(East Sea), East China Sea and South China Sea1 year ago
USAF B-52Hs LIMIT96 & 97 are currently returning to Eielson AFB, Alaska following a Bomber Task Force mission through the Sea of Japan(East Sea), East China Sea and South China Sea
1 year ago
Indian Army Chief General Manoj Naravane salutes supreme sacrifice of valiant soldiers at Galwan, offers deepest condolences to the families. 'Stand strong in resolve towards protecting the sovereignty & integrity of our country. Their sacrifices will not go in vain.'
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says urges India to severely punish those responsible for conflict, control its frontline troops: Reuters
China, India agree to resolve border clash in a fair way, de-escalate as soon as possible, reports Reuters quoting China foreign ministry
1 year ago
Indian and Chinese Foreign Ministers speak on phone, discussing the situation at the border for the first time since the stand-off in Ladakh began
1 year ago
Russia calls on Seoul and Pyongyang for restraint and maximum responsibility - Lavrov
India wants peace but when instigated, India is capable of giving a befitting reply, be it any kind of situation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian PM Modi: I would like to assure the nation that the sacrifice of our jawans will not be in vain. For us, the unity and sovereignty of the country is the most important.India wants peace but it is capable to give a befitting reply if instigated
China CDC on Wednesday remobilized its P3 lab to facilitate COVID19 nucleic acid testing in Beijing amid a renewed coronavirus outbreak, according to China's state broadcaster
UK MP Andrew Rosindell has tabled a new Early Day Motion to express parliamentary concern and surprise at HSBC and Standard Chartered's support for the looming HongKong security law.   13 MPs have signed1 year ago
UK MP Andrew Rosindell has tabled a new Early Day Motion to express parliamentary "concern" and "surprise" at HSBC and Standard Chartered's support for the looming HongKong security law. 13 MPs have signed
1 year ago
North Korea will pay price if it takes actual military action: defense ministry
View of China's  presence in Galwan Valley 24 hrs after June 15 bloodshed. (By Ankit Kumar  @PlanetLabs):Zero disengagement; Possibly bigger numbers *since* June 6 Lt Gen-level talks; Chinese had no plans to pull back1 year ago
View of China's presence in Galwan Valley 24 hrs after June 15 bloodshed. (By Ankit Kumar @PlanetLabs):Zero disengagement; Possibly bigger numbers *since* June 6 Lt Gen-level talks; Chinese had no plans to pull back
Chinese PLA Rocket Force conducts maneuvering and live-fire missile launch drills (Video: PLA Rocket Force)1 year ago
Chinese PLA Rocket Force conducts maneuvering and live-fire missile launch drills (Video: PLA Rocket Force)
1 year ago
From the Chinese side, we do not wish to see more clashes: Zhao Lijian, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson on Galwan Valley clash
China and India are in close communication on resolving relevant issues through both diplomatic and military channels: Chinese FM said on recent border conflicts between the two countries
Chinese Foreign Ministry describes the situation on the border with India as "stable and under control"
Kashmir/Ladakh: Indian Army mobilising men/ machinery from Kashmir to Ladakh. Indian formations at LAC placed on high-alert , communication services have been snapped in Galwan region, says Kashmiri journalist @asifsuhaf for News24
We ask India to strictly discipline its frontline troops, stop infringing and provocative activity at once, work with China and come back to the right track of resolving the differences through dialogue & talk: Zhao Lijian, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson
The sovereignty of the Galwan valley area has always belonged to China. The Indian border troops flip-flopped and seriously violated our border protocols on border-related issues and the consensus of our commander level talks: Zhao Lijian, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson
12 ANDSF Killed in Taliban Attack in Jawzjan Afghanistan1 year ago
12 ANDSF Killed in Taliban Attack in Jawzjan Afghanistan
Kyrgyz Parliament Approves Boronov as Prime Minister
Coronavirus rebound in Beijing: 70% of flights to and from the city were canceled on Wednesday, or 1,255 flights. 31 cases of COVID19 in 24 hours according to the authorities. (China Daily)
Trilateral meeting held between reps from US, Russia and Afghanistan1 year ago
Trilateral meeting held between reps from US, Russia and Afghanistan
Last week RFERL Turkmen language service reported pneumonia outbreak in Ashgabat. Dictatorship in Turkmenistan continues to maintain there's no COVID19 in the country
1 year ago
Singapore reports 247 new COVID19 cases; 2 Singaporeans or permanent residents among the 5 community cases today
Pro-Taliban sources claimed Taliban Red Unit from Laghman was sent to Kapisa to take part in the fighting.1 year ago
Pro-Taliban sources claimed Taliban Red Unit from Laghman was sent to Kapisa to take part in the fighting.
ANDSF claims to have captured some explosives and other material from a militant hideout in Nangarhar.1 year ago
ANDSF claims to have captured some explosives and other material from a militant hideout in Nangarhar.
1 year ago
At least 4 children killed and 3 others wounded in Deh Yak district of Ghazni province yesterday after a mortar round landed where they were playing
1 year ago
Yonhap: South Korea unification minister offers to resign, citing deterioration in inter-Korean relations
1 year ago
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in a tweet, said: 'The loss of soldiers in Galwan is deeply disturbing and painful. Our soldiers displayed exemplary courage and valour in the line of duty and sacrificed their lives in the highest traditions of the Indian Army.'
Taliban appear to have captured at least 5 ANDSF personnel and several weapons in raid in Aqcha, Jawzjan. Several casualties also reported on ANDSF side.1 year ago
Taliban appear to have captured at least 5 ANDSF personnel and several weapons in raid in Aqcha, Jawzjan. Several casualties also reported on ANDSF side.
Taliban claims to have shot down an ANDSF helicopter in Farsi district of Herat province while it was engaged in an operation.   Note: The image being circulated by pro-Taliban accounts is old.1 year ago
Taliban claims to have shot down an ANDSF helicopter in Farsi district of Herat province while it was engaged in an operation. Note: The image being circulated by pro-Taliban accounts is old.
1 year ago
Commanding Officer of the Chinese Unit involved in the face-off with Indian troops in the Galwan Valley among those killed: Sources confirm to ANI
1 year ago
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds meeting with 3 Service Chiefs (Army, Navy & Air Force) and the Chief of Defence Staff. He also spoke to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on the current situation: Sources
1 year ago
South Korea says it will no longer accept "unreasonable behavior" by North Korea
Activists of the Swadeshi Jagran Manch, Delhi, will stage a symbolic protest against China today at 12:00 pm at Teen Murti Chowk (Chanakyapuri police station). protest is being organised against the infiltration of Chinese troops in Indian soil and killing of Indian soldiers
Shiv Sena MP @rautsanjay61 has also questioned PM's silence on the IndoChinaClash. He tweeted that '20 soldiers have been killed, what have we done Has China crossed the Indian Border, the Nation wants to know'
1 year ago
S.Korea in "close communication" with the United States, China, and other major countries over tensions caused by N.Korea's demolition of the inter-Korean liaison office according to the ROK's Foreign Ministry. (Yonhap)
Global Times: China recently conducted joint exercises in a high-elevation mountainous region featuring advanced tanks, long-range artillery systems, ground-to-air missile systems, special forces and army aviation troops amid China-India border tensions1 year ago
Global Times: China recently conducted joint exercises in a high-elevation mountainous region featuring advanced tanks, long-range artillery systems, ground-to-air missile systems, special forces and army aviation troops amid China-India border tensions
These photos from North Korean state media show the inter-Korean liaison office blowing up yesterday at ~2:50 p.m. Now, North Korea said it plans to redeploy troops to previously-demilitarized areas
KCNA added +2 articles in Korean: 1. 께끈한것들과는 더는 마주앉을 일이 없을것이다-장금철 / No more face-to-face with the awful ones-Jang Kum Chol 2. 철면피한 감언리설을 듣자니 역스럽다-김여정 / It's disgusting to hear impudent sentimentalities-Kim Yo Jong
North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun leads with the demolition of Kaesong Liaison Office at the top of page two
North Korean state media also released pictures of the Kaesong Inter-Korean liaison office1 year ago
North Korean state media also released pictures of the Kaesong Inter-Korean liaison office
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
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 - 72 km ENE of Khorugh, Tajikistan
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 133 km N of Kendari, Indonesia
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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