Indian Army has averted a major infiltration bid from Pakistan at the Torna post in the woods of Boniyar in Baramulla district of North Kashmir. Sources say, four militants killed. No official confirmation yet by forces. Militants were intercepted early morning.
Colonel Knut Peters, a Resolute Support spokesman: There was a situation at the Kandahar palace today. Initial reports indicate this was an Afghan-on-Afghan incident. Two Americans were wounded in the cross-fire and they have been medically evacuated. General Miller is uninjured.
Kandahar police chief General Abdul Raziq also wounded in the attack.
President Ashraf Ghani says any violation on elections at any level will be a crime. He calls on all relevant organizations to cooperate in introducing any violators to the IECC and judiciaries.
: top U.S. commander in Afghanistan survives in shooting incident in Kandahar, two Americans wounded
SecDef Mattis' meeting with Chinese Minister Wei ran 25 min over its allotted hour US defense official told reporters that Mattis characterized it as "straightforward and candid," focusing on the mil-to-mil relationship and regional security issues, mainly South China Sea.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 208km NNW of Pubu, China
KCNA: "The ruling classes control all mass media to spread the reactionary, anti-popular idea and culture and corrupt bourgeois life style so that they may numb the working masses' consciousness of independence, make them obey to the exploiting system of capitalism."
KCNA: "The politics in capitalist society is anti-popular politics for the interests of monopoly tycoons and other exploiting classes. And it is also money-driven crafty oppression politics and dictatorship."
KCNA: "No matter how cunningly the imperialists and the bourgeois advocates of capitalism try to cover up the exploitation by capital and serious contradictions in capitalist society, they can never hide the vulnerability of doomed capitalism."
KCNA: "Capitalist society is not for the working masses but for the exploiting classes, and it is the society where minority rules over majority and the former enjoys the material wealth produced by the latter."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 37km SE of Hasaki, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 54km SSW of Reuleuet, Indonesia
: "Fifty years ago an American Marine fought with unmatched bravery in one of the longest, and bloodiest battles of the Vietnam WarThe name of that heroic Marine is Sgt Major John Canley."
Chief of IRGC's ground forces Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour has threatened to launch a military operation on Pakistan soil.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 3km N of Lope de Vega, Philippines
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 94km ESE of Ozernovskiy, Russia
Kudlow says China hasn't responded yet to U.S. requests over trade
Philippine authorities launched manhunt for suspected BIFF gunmen who killed a militiaman in Maguindanao.
Taliban claimed detained a parliament candidate (Gul Zaman) and seized all his documents in Jwand district peripheries Badghis - Ahmadi
Taliban targeted an American forces convoy with a truck bomb in Bagram district. No details of casualties yet.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 253km NNW of Chichi-shima, Japan
Khamenei: It is necessary to have scientific ties with nations that are progressing rapidly. These countries are mainly in Asia; hence, we should look to the East not the West. Likewise, to look to the West and Europe lead to nothings but lagging behind, begging them and being humiliated.
At least 80 people in India have been infected with the Zika virus
Pakistan has executed Imran Ali convicted for having raped and murdered a six-year-old girl.
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Hekmat Khalil Karzai has resigned from his post as deputy foreign minister.
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Taliban insurgents overran 3 CP's in Chak district of Wardak seizing M1117 Guardian
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Drug courier with over 25 kilograms of heroin detained in Kyrgyzstan
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Defense Secretary Mattis has landed in Singapore to attend the ASEAN defense ministers meeting
Gunmen abduct 14 working with electric company in Laghman
Taliban claimed 3 CPs located on Kabul-Mazar highway in Chishma Sher area of Baghlan capital Puli Khumri overrun last night, APC and 8 soldiers including commander Dur Muhammad killed, 3 including commander Naimat wounded, sizable amount weapons/equipment seized.
Massive attack on @Republic TV's South India Bureau Chief @PoojaPrasanna4 in Nilakkal - more than 100 masked people attacked Republic TV media crew.
Taliban claims responsibility for killing of parliamentary candidate, Abdul Jabar Qahraman, in Helmand bomb attack
A bomb placed under a sofa kills Afghan election candidate Jabar Qahraman as deadly violence escalates ahead of the October 20 parliamentary ballot
Helmand explosion - Minister of Interior also confirms 3 suspects arrested in the explosion
Bangladesh: Two suspected NeoJMB militants killed on October 16 during police operation in Dhaka Division; additional raids expected over coming days
KCNA: "This year has witnessed dramatic events strikingly demonstrating the dignity and might of Juche Korea under the leadership of the Workers' Party of Korea and a new upswing was effected ineconomic construction to give full display to the tremendous might of the country."
: Elizabeth Warren is being hammered, even by the Left. Her false claim of Indian heritage is only selling to VERY LOW I.Q. individuals.
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.