Map. History of Asia conflict

11 December 2019
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill backing Hong Kong protesters that would require annual reviews of the city's special status under U.S. law and sanction Chinese officials who undermine its "fundamental freedoms and autonomy"
3 week ago
Russia and Japan have fundamental differences on the conclusion of a peace treaty, which complicates the advance of negotiations - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Morgulov
Educators held a prayer meeting in Tsim Sha Tsui on Tuesday. Photo: Benjamin Yuen, Kevin Cheng/United Social Press.
3 week ago
TikTok chief says he would refuse to hand over data to Xi Jinping
Marco Rubio: Today at 5:25pm EST I & my colleagues will be moving to pass the HongKong Human Rights & Democracy Act in the U.S. Senate. If no Senator objects it will pass & head over to the U.S. House & then hopefully swiftly to the President
Suddenly about a half dozen people try to flee & apprehended by a large number of police near the fence to the Cross-Harbor Tunnel3 week ago
Suddenly about a half dozen people try to flee & apprehended by a large number of police near the fence to the Cross-Harbor Tunnel
At least 7 protestors in @HongKongPolyU sneaked out to escape during lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen leading First Aider to evacuate from campus. They failed.3 week ago
At least 7 protestors in @HongKongPolyU sneaked out to escape during lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen leading First Aider to evacuate from campus. They failed.
Several Rangers and lots of weapons, ammo and other equipment was captured by Taliban in Zabul3 week ago
Several Rangers and lots of weapons, ammo and other equipment was captured by Taliban in Zabul
More than 10 walked out from PolyU campus accompanied by medics, under the heavy guard by riot police. HongKongProstest  Protests to Continue as Hundreds Hospitalized3 week ago
More than 10 walked out from PolyU campus accompanied by medics, under the heavy guard by riot police. HongKongProstest Protests to Continue as Hundreds Hospitalized
Medical evacuations currently underway at PolyU. Some can walk, some cannot3 week ago
Medical evacuations currently underway at PolyU. Some can walk, some cannot
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the importance of the country's security ties with neighboring Pakistan and said Tehran and Islamabad can easily defeat militants in the region
Afghanistan President Ghani declares end of Daesh in Nangarhar3 week ago
Afghanistan President Ghani declares end of Daesh in Nangarhar
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 25km ENE of Dipayal, Nepal
All pretty quiet at the entrance to HongKong's Polytechnic University as riot teams wait for the remaining student activists to run out of supplies and come out to be arrested. Can't be too many protestors left now.3 week ago
All pretty quiet at the entrance to HongKong's Polytechnic University as riot teams wait for the remaining student activists to run out of supplies and come out to be arrested. Can't be too many protestors left now.
U.S. breaks off defense cost talks, as South Korea balks at $5 billion demand
3 week ago
A 26yo reporter in Hong Kong is charged with unlawful possession of ammunition for collected used tear gas canisters, tear gas grenades, sponge grenade and rubber bullet. He was denied bail and has to be in custody till next hearing on January 14
HK teachers demonstrating at Tsim Sha Tsui harborfront in support of PolyU protesters & to express concern for all their students on the frontlines
HK teachers demonstrating at Tsim Sha Tsui harborfront in support of PolyU protesters & to express concern for all their students on the frontlines
3 week ago
The Taliban in a statement said they have "successfully completed" the release of both professors—American and Australian—along with 10 members of the Afghan forces, calling it an act of "good faith and confidence-building" which could help the "peace process."
3 week ago
Swarms of locusts land in Larkana after other districts of Sindh
Nangarhar : Taliban Source Says Atleast 14 ANA Soldiers were killed , One Humvee Torched and Another Captured from ANSF Operation Forces in Nukurkhel Area of Khogyani District. Screenshot From Video Released an Hour Ago3 week ago
Nangarhar : Taliban Source Says Atleast 14 ANA Soldiers were killed , One Humvee Torched and Another Captured from ANSF Operation Forces in Nukurkhel Area of Khogyani District. Screenshot From Video Released an Hour Ago
Libya exports one million barrels of oil to China
Former Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho was attacked by black clad stalkers outside Tin Hau station this evening. His head and back were wounded, and he went to hospital on his own
3 week ago
A witness tells RTHK that riot police ignored people's cries for help after a "stampede" in Yau Ma Tei last night, as firefighters confirm they saw the aftermath.
3 week ago
The New York Times reports that the Taliban has freed kidnapped professors Kevin King, American, and Timothy Weeks, Australian.
Police said they found 3,900 petrol bombs in CUHK and the university found 100L of sulfuric acid and nitric acid missing. "How many are 3,900 petrol bombs If you throw one every 10 seconds, it will take you 11 hours to throw them all out." Police PR head Kwok Ka-chuen said
HongKong legislator Ted Hui told reporters that protestors and students who're still at PolyU campus said they are not involved in any illegal activists but worried about Hong Kong Police brutality, they will leave the campus in peace accompanied by Hui.3 week ago
HongKong legislator Ted Hui told reporters that protestors and students who're still at PolyU campus said they are not involved in any illegal activists but worried about Hong Kong Police brutality, they will leave the campus in peace accompanied by Hui.
49 senators cosponsored the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act - including ⁦@senatemajldr⁩
3 week ago
Among all the arrests made near PolyU included a Japanese tourist in his 20s, who has been taken away by police on Sunday, the Japanese consulate confirmed
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 241km N of Chichi-shima, Japan
HKPolice seen carrying an MP5 and an M16 in Central where office workers are protesting during their lunch break.
A large number of firefighters and medics went inside the PolyU campus at around 10am on Tuesday to treat the injured, with some having suffered from hypothermia since being repeatedly doused with water cannon on Sunday.  Photo: Stand News screeenshot.3 week ago
A large number of firefighters and medics went inside the PolyU campus at around 10am on Tuesday to treat the injured, with some having suffered from hypothermia since being repeatedly doused with water cannon on Sunday. Photo: Stand News screeenshot.
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 219km W of Abepura, Indonesia
China's legislature: Hong Kong courts have no power to rule on constitutionality of the city's legislation with regards to Basic Law, after HK High Court nullified face mask ban. A major contradiction of common-law judicial review in HK
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 21km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia
3 week ago
[email protected]: Just finished a very good & cordial meeting at the White House with Jay Powell of the Federal Reserve. Everything was discussed including interest rates, negative interest, low inflation, easing, Dollar strength & its effect on manufacturing, trade with China, E.U. & others, etc
3 week ago
[email protected]: Just finished a very good & cordial meeting at the White House with Jay Powell of the Federal Reserve. Everything was discused including interest rates, negative interest, low inflation, easing, Dollar strength & its effect on manufacturing, trade with China, E.U. & others, etc
More than 40 volunteers from Protect the Children are on PolyU campus, alongside dozens of youngsters. One member explains: The reason we are staying here is that police are not letting us out.3 week ago
More than 40 volunteers from Protect the Children are on PolyU campus, alongside dozens of youngsters. One member explains: "The reason we are staying here is that police are not letting us out."
Great escape from PolyU police lockdown3 week ago
Great escape from PolyU police lockdown
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 - 1km WNW of Dancagan, Philippines
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 35km WSW of Tilamuta, Indonesia
Info: Two live feeds from HongKong's Jordan district (near PolyU) now. The visuals and the non-stop loud bangs of firing speak for themselves, even if you don't speak Cantonese.  TV:   RTHK3 week ago
Info: Two live feeds from HongKong's Jordan district (near PolyU) now. The visuals and the non-stop loud bangs of firing speak for themselves, even if you don't speak Cantonese. TV: RTHK
A group appearing to be first-aiders are arrested by police near PolyU.  Video: Supplied.3 week ago
A group appearing to be first-aiders are arrested by police near PolyU. Video: Supplied.
About a 100 secondary school students are trapped inside PolyU. More than 30 school principals are requesting the police's permission to let them enter the PolyU campus to accompany students to leave peacefully3 week ago
About a 100 secondary school students are trapped inside PolyU. More than 30 school principals are requesting the police's permission to let them enter the PolyU campus to accompany students to leave peacefully
As of 8pm, many riot police are present in Tsim Sha Tsui East, where a large group of protesters have gathered to show support to those stuck inside the besieged campus PolyU. Photo: InMedia screenshot
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 138km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 144km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia
3 week ago
China's ambassador to UK Liu Xiaoming is giving 3rd v strongly worded press briefing on Hong Kong crisis. He's not holding back. He warns Hong Kong risks "sliding into an abyss of chaos". He says territory's future would be "unimaginably dreadful" & says "violence must end"
A police armoured vehicle pushes through Chatham Road South near the Urban Council Cetenary Garden where protesters are massed. Photo: Apple Daily screenshot.
CarrieLam updated her FB praising the police officer shot by an arrow in back of his left lower leg and urging "rioters" in PolyU to follow police's instructions
Police have deployed an armoured vehicle and water cannon on Chatham Road South, firing tear gas at protesters on the road. The road, in east Tsim Sha Tsui, is just to the south of the PolyU campus
More armored vehicle action and firing on Chatham Rd S3 week ago
More armored vehicle action and firing on Chatham Rd S
On Nathan Road, protesters have formed a human supply chain, passing glass bottles, umbrellas, water to the frontlines outside PolyU - where hundreds continue to be blockaded inside the campus3 week ago
On Nathan Road, protesters have formed a human supply chain, passing glass bottles, umbrellas, water to the frontlines outside PolyU - where hundreds continue to be blockaded inside the campus
At a police press conference, a commander says the force has arrested 51 people wearing "reporter" or "first aid" vests, citing intelligence that "some rioters would disguise themselves as fake reporters or first-aiders"
Pakistan successfully conducted training launch of SSBM  Shaheen-1 capable of delivering all types of warheads upto range of 650 KMs. Launch was aimed at testing operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC) ensuring Pakistan's credible minimum deterrence3 week ago
Pakistan successfully conducted training launch of SSBM Shaheen-1 capable of delivering all types of warheads upto range of 650 KMs. Launch was aimed at testing operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC) ensuring Pakistan's credible minimum deterrence
3 week ago
Derek Liu Kin-kwan, president of the PolyU student union, estimates about 600 people are still trapped on the PolyU campus
hkpolice fired beanbag rounds squarely on reporters in hostile manner a when they were still livestreaming.3 week ago
#hkpolice fired beanbag rounds squarely on reporters in hostile manner a when they were still livestreaming.
The government confirms that the emergency anti-mask law imposed last month will no longer be enforced the High Court has ruled it is unconstitutional.
Protesters on Chatham are dismantling their barricades and advancing mortars toward the riot police lines
An injured protester is carried off the front lines in Jordan3 week ago
An injured protester is carried off the front lines in Jordan
And the inevitable teargas attack, Gascoigne Rd 16.00. Protesters have lots of fire extinguishers & have gotten really good at putting out teargas canisters with them3 week ago
And the inevitable teargas attack, Gascoigne Rd 16.00. Protesters have lots of fire extinguishers & have gotten really good at putting out teargas canisters with them
3 week ago
Russia will deliver S-400 systems to India by 2025 - Rostec head Sergei Chemezov
PolyU student chanting Liberate Hongkong before being arrested3 week ago
PolyU student chanting "Liberate Hongkong" before being arrested
A tearful mother is seen crying in Tsim Sha Tsui as she fears she may lose her children, who are in PolyU. But one police officer questioned: "isn't throwing bricks also hurting people" Video: SCMP/Alvin Lum
Kowloon Union Church in Jordan has become a place of refuge for tired protesters and volunteer medics. Two nurses help to escort an injured person into the church3 week ago
Kowloon Union Church in Jordan has become a place of refuge for tired protesters and volunteer medics. Two nurses help to escort an injured person into the church
3 week ago
Protesters in Tsim Sha Tsui have returned to Chatham Road South yet again, setting up roadblocks in front of a police cordon. Earlier, tear gas and sponge grenades were fired to disperse them
Jordan is turning into a beach as black-clad protesters tear bricks from paved sidewalks on Gascoigne Road and Nathan, break them into fragments and toss them into roads3 week ago
Jordan is turning into a beach as black-clad protesters tear bricks from paved sidewalks on Gascoigne Road and Nathan, break them into fragments and toss them into roads
Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station is closed after petrol bombs are thrown into it
NOW: Protestors fired upon by tear gas while fleeing the rooftop of the overpass at the Polytechnic University3 week ago
NOW: Protestors fired upon by tear gas while fleeing the rooftop of the overpass at the Polytechnic University
Long supply chain lines are forming to pass bricks to the front line where they're building a new frontline on Cameron Rd
Orange flag in TST
Type 002 CV passed through the Taiwan Strait last night3 week ago
Type 002 CV passed through the Taiwan Strait last night
Hong Kong's anti-mask law has been ruled "unconstitutional" by the city's High Court
3 week ago
Legislator Ted Hui clarifies his Facebook page that he has not been arrested and is still around PolyU campus
Riot police arrived and fired tear gas at Jordan Road to clear several hundred protesters who have been setting roadblocksalong Nathan Road - who are hoping to save PolyU students.3 week ago
Riot police arrived and fired tear gas at Jordan Road to clear several hundred protesters who have been setting roadblocksalong Nathan Road - who are hoping to save PolyU students.
A protester on the outskirts of PolyU on Gascoigne Road has reportedly been shot with a police projectile on the forehead at around 11:40am.  Photo: Stand News screenshot3 week ago
A protester on the outskirts of PolyU on Gascoigne Road has reportedly been shot with a police projectile on the forehead at around 11:40am. Photo: Stand News screenshot
Pan-dem legislator Ted Hui has also been arrested -  @ClaudiaMCMo's Facebook page3 week ago
Pan-dem legislator Ted Hui has also been arrested - @ClaudiaMCMo's Facebook page
3 week ago
Suicide bomber detonated his explosives near Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) in eastern part of Kabul city, on Monday morning. MOI says four army members wounded according to the initial reports
Chief Executive Carrie Lam arrives at Kwong Wah Hospital to pay a visit to the police officer shot with an arrow on Sunday at the conflict outside Polytechnic University3 week ago
Chief Executive Carrie Lam arrives at Kwong Wah Hospital to pay a visit to the police officer shot with an arrow on Sunday at the conflict outside Polytechnic University
Police fired 3 or 4 rounds down at protesters from a bridge in Jordan. Looks like this guy got hit.3 week ago
Police fired 3 or 4 rounds down at protesters from a bridge in Jordan. Looks like this guy got hit.
Democratic Party lawmaker Ted Hui, who has stayed on campus since Sunday, says most students and radicals are already very tired after previous confrontations with police, and their supplies are running low
U.S. admin comments about what's happening in Hong Kong
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un goes ahead with air drills despite US and South Korea efforts to ease tension
Police have just charged up Nathan Rd from Salisbury Rd in many vans. Jumped out at Kowloon mosque where a barricaded was set. Protesters fled westward toward Canton Rd
Armed riot police raise a tear gas warning flag to protesters in Hong Kong's Tsim Sha Tsui district 香港 video: i-Cable News
Black-clad masked protesters regroup and rebuild roadblocks at the junction of Nathan and Jordan Roads that was earlier cleared  Video: SCMP/Lilian Cheng3 week ago
Black-clad masked protesters regroup and rebuild roadblocks at the junction of Nathan and Jordan Roads that was earlier cleared Video: SCMP/Lilian Cheng
In Tsim Sha Tsui, about 100 people have been arrested by police. An officer says they are detained for fleeing from PolyU and for blocking roads Video: SCMP/Alvin Lum
Police have lengthened their cordon all the way down Chatham Rd S to Mody Rd and pushed people gathered back a block or so in the area near the Science Museum. The safest place to gather at the moment is west of Chatham Rd S
At least 40 ppl arrested outside Hotel Icon in Tsim Sha Tsui, near PolyUHK. An officer at scene said some are believed to have come to rescue students under police siege and stuck inside the uni campus.
Morning has broken in HongKong at Poly U and it's an awful start - at least hundreds of students are inside that campus. which is on fire. Small explosions every minute. The middle of the campus is quite open so hopefully students can take refuge there3 week ago
Morning has broken in HongKong at Poly U and it's an awful start - at least hundreds of students are inside that campus. which is on fire. Small explosions every minute. The middle of the campus is quite open so hopefully students can take refuge there
I don't want another 8964 to occur in Poly U. Photo: Kero/USP United Social Press3 week ago
"I don't want another 8964 to occur in Poly U." Photo: Kero/USP United Social Press
Protestors are   trying to leave the PolyU campus as riot police fire a constant stream of tear gas at them3 week ago
Protestors are trying to leave the PolyU campus as riot police fire a constant stream of tear gas at them
2 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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