NewGen Airways Boeing 737-800 made an emergency landing in Bangkok after smoke filled the cabin on takeoff
Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 23km SSW of Nikol'skoye, Russia
18 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Ghazni Province
The Afghan military in the East says an explosion in eastern Kunar province has killed a local Taliban commander.
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Nangarhar authorities claimed arrest of 2 alleged Taliban operatives in Jalalabad
Indian Border Security Force officer critically injured in Pakistani firing in Poonch near LoC earlier today. Both countries exchanged gunfire at the de facto border today.
9 killed, 7 wounded in clashes between two armed groups in Rustaq district of Takhar.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 65km S of Bogorawatu, Indonesia
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Afghan Army, Special Forces kill 10 Taliban militants in Kunduz, Kandahar provinces
KCNA: "If the food problem is solved, the people will be provided with a stable life and their revolutionary zeal and creativity will be fully displayed to powerfully step up the socialist construction."
KCNA: "The hostile forces who don't want us to bewell-off are seeking to make our people undergo shortage of food, bring to collapse their faith in socialism and thus subdue us. We should do rice transplanting in a proper wayand thus deal a telling blow to the hostile forces"
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 127km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia
Two train coaches of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 collided between two stations in Quezon City on Saturday night, May 18.
5 killed, 20 wounded in motorcycle VBIED blast in Oba, Herat earlier today. The injured include district governor.
At least nine civilians were killed and 15 others were wounded in a traffic accident in Farsi district in Herat province on Saturday, the provincial governor's spokesman Jailani Farhad said.
Three militants killed in Panzgam, Pulwama encounter by Indian forces earlier today have been identified as Showkat Ahmad Dar from Panzgam, Pulwama, Irfan Ahmad from Sopore and Muzzafar Ahmad from Tahab, Pulwama. All three affiliated with Hizbul Rebels. Kashmir
A gunfight has erupted between Indian forces and suspected militants in Hathlangoo area of Sopore. 1-2 militants believed to be trapped. Mobile internet services suspended in the area. Kashmir
The Indian forces search operation in Anantnag ended after 4-5 hours and as per local reports it appears the holed up militants managed to escape the area.
A total of three militants killed in Pulwama encounter. As per Indian media, a "war like store room" has been discovered from the compound.
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General Charles Brown Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Air Forces, arrives in the Philippines for meetings with military officials and visits to Clark and Basa airbases. "We're finding ways to better integrate and to better train together."
Pakistani intruder (identified as Shabir Ahmad son of Mir Wali of Manjkot POK) apprehended by army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara North Kashmir, being questioned by forces.
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Alwar: A youth was beaten to death by relatives of a minor who alleged that the boy along with two of his friends had raped the girl on May 14. Police have detained 2 people. Further probe on. Rajasthan
Taliban: CP attacked overnight in Uruzganiyano area of Chamtal district Balkh resulting in 3 militiamen including commander Qadir killed and 2 wounded. APC destroyed and 2 more gunmen killed as reinforcements also engaged.
Taliban: Enemy engaged close to Musa Khel district center Khost Fri. morning resulting in APC destroyed, 8 gunmen killed and multiple wounded.
Two people including a child killed and 14 others injured in a blast in Oba district in Herat province.
Internet suspended in Sopore as forces lay siege to Hathlangoo village
Two people, including a child, were killed and 14 others were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Oba district in Herat province on Saturday morning, the provincial governor's spokesman Jailani Farhad said.
7 Taliban fighters killed and 5 wounded in a air raid carried out by foreign forces in Maiwand district of Kandahar, provincial officials said Friday.
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A group of 26 Afghan pilots and door gunners this month completed their training for UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in southern Kandahar province.
KCNA: "Since the international concern is growing more than ever overthe heinous act of the United States, the Secretary General of the United Nations is requested to take urgent measures as a way ofproving the impartiality of the UN."
KCNA: "Recently, the United States committed an unlawful and outrageous act of taking the DPRK's cargo ship to Samoathis act of dispossession has clearly indicated that the United States is indeed a gangster country that does not care at all about international laws."
KCNA: "Kim Song, permanent representative of the DPRK, sent a letter toGuterres, secretary general of the United Nations, on Friday. The letter reads: Mr. Secretary General, I address this letter to you with regard to thedispossession of the cargo ship 'Wise Honest.'"
Two anti-terror operations underway in Jammu and Kashmir. Operation 1: Two militants killed so far in Panzgam, J&K. Operation 2: Exchange of firing in Anantnag district.
J&K: One Hizbul terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 187km S of Sindangsari, Indonesia
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 15km SSE of Ofunato, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 103km SW of Abepura, Indonesia
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.