Map. History of Asia conflict

23 September 2018
3 month ago
North Korea destroyed its Punggye-ri nuclear test site on Friday, a move Trump praised as "a very smart and gracious gesture." But some experts suspect the site may have been sanitized by the North Koreans before reporters arrived
3 month ago
"So far the readout from these meetings has been positive," @PressSec says of US-DPRK talks that are underway ahead of planned @POTUS-Kim summit.
Yesterday, US Secretary of Defence Mattis and Chairman of @TheJointStaff General Dunford met with Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera at @JointBasePHH, Hawaii3 month ago
Yesterday, US Secretary of Defence Mattis and Chairman of @TheJointStaff General Dunford met with Japanese Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera at @JointBasePHH, Hawaii
Evidence Myanmar police say they obtained from Reuters reporters' mobile phones might be 'tainted', says defense lawyer
Top North Korean official seen in Sentosa for possible meeting with US officials3 month ago
Top North Korean official seen in Sentosa for possible meeting with US officials
8 killed in Bulacan anti-crime operations
Two soldiers killed and three more wounded in an IED explosion in the Datta Khel area of North Waziristan, Pakistani military says in statement
Secunderabad: Telangana State Railway Police seized 95 kg Cannabis and apprehended five people
On @npr, Navarro gives the goal of new China trade moves: "We can stop them from putting our high tech companies out of business" and "buying up our crown jewels of technology. Every time we innovate something new, China comes in and buys it or steals it."=
"That was an unfortunate sound bite," says WH adviser Peter Navarro of Steven Mnuchin saying a trade war with China is "on hold." It's on hold no longer, though Navarro calls it a "trade dispute."
A suspected gun runner was arrested by police authorities in Compostela town, northern Cebu today
Himachal Pradesh: Locals in Shimla held protest over acute water shortage in the area.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo at India-Indonesia CEOs forum in Jakarta
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U.S. military officials say more than 70 Taliban leaders from 'many provinces' in Afghanistan killed over past week in Helmand Province using HIMARS precision rocket artillery and air assets, over 50 killed in Musa Qala alone, one official says
3 month ago
Calm returns to J&K borders as India, Pakistan armies agree on ceasefire
3 dead, 4 hurt in road accident in Zamboanga Sibugay
Inbox from @StateDept: "Secretary Pompeo will travel to New York City, May 30-31, to meet with DPRK Vice-Chairman of the Central Committee Kim Yong Chol."
US Department of State: [email protected] will travel to New York City, May 30-31, to meet with DPRK Vice-Chairman of the Central Committee Kim Yong Chol. Secretary Pompeo and Vice-Chairman Kim will discuss preparations for @POTUS' expected summit with North Korea Chairman Kim Jong Un in Singapore.
3 month ago
South Korea prosecution seeks arrest warrant for chief of KEB Hana Bank
Resolution expressing the grave concern of the Philippines Senate over the increasing militarization by China in the West Philippine Sea and South China Sea, and urging the DFA to file a diplomatic protest against the same
China's state council says to cut import tariffs on consumer goods starting July 1; products include sports apparel, healthcare products, cosmetics and household appliances
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Jammu and Kashmir: Militants fired from an Underbarrel Grenade Launcher towards the residence of National Conference leader Mohd Ashraf Bhat in Pulwama's Tral. No loss of life or injury reported
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 2km WSW of Espiritu, Philippines
Philippine Congress passes autonomy bill for volatile Muslim region
Militants hurled grenade towards a joint checkpoint of CRPF and Police in Pulwama, however the grenade fell in a nearby orchard and exploded there3 month ago
Militants hurled grenade towards a joint checkpoint of CRPF and Police in Pulwama, however the grenade fell in a nearby orchard and exploded there
West Bengal: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway also known as the Toy Train derailed at Kurseong railway station
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Cheong Wa Dae official in Singapore ahead of Trump-Kim summit: source
Dibrugarh: Police arrested two people and recovered demonetised currency notes of 500 and Indian rupees 1000 with a face value of 42.32 lakh3 month ago
Dibrugarh: Police arrested two people and recovered demonetised currency notes of 500 and Indian rupees 1000 with a face value of 42.32 lakh
China's foreign ministry warned that each flip-flop in international relations is a squander of a country's credibility in response to the White House's surprise announcement to impose tariffs on Chinese goods despite the consensus reached by the two sides earlier in Washington
Thailand's king revokes ranks of senior monks involved in alleged graft
President Rodrigo Duterte fires Noel Patrick Sales Prudente as Deputy Customs Commissioner
New U.S. tariffs threaten China trade talks - sources
Pakistan and India have agreed to implement peace accordandavoid targeting civilians in border areas. They also agreed to fully implement ceasefire understanding of 2003 in letter and spirit forth with and to ensure that henceforth ceasefire will not be violated by both sides
IAF Mi17 being used to extinguish fire at South Delhi's Malviya Nagar that has been on since last 17 hours. No casualties have been reported so far. IAF using Bambi buckets to carry water and spread over the area. Delhi Police meanwhile says may take few more hours to extinguish.3 month ago
IAF Mi17 being used to extinguish fire at South Delhi's Malviya Nagar that has been on since last 17 hours. No casualties have been reported so far. IAF using Bambi buckets to carry water and spread over the area. Delhi Police meanwhile says may take few more hours to extinguish.
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KCNA: "The moral corruption of man is an inevitable product of capitalist societyrampant immorality and corruption leads a country to ruin in the long run."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Bourgeois morality in capitalist society incites people to a struggle for existence under the jungle law and turns human relations into inhuman relationship in which people are antagonistic and hostile to each other and exploitation and oppression of man by man prevail."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Trickery and dog-eat-dog relations for power, means for accumulating wealth, are a commonplace event in capitalist political circles. Murder, rape, abduction, human trafficking, theft and swindle are committed for money, individual honor and luxury."
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KCNA: "All sorts of social evils prevail and corrupt way of life is rampant in capitalist society dominated by the bourgeois morality."
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KCNA: "'The interests of an individual are sacred and inviolable' and 'I must kill you to live' are the way of thinking and viewpoint of people corrupted by the bourgeois morality based on the extreme individualism in capitalist society."
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KCNA: "Rodong Sinmun Wednesday in an article says that human relations in capitalist society based on individualism are at the mercy of bourgeois morality."
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KCNA: "Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov will soon visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at the invitation of DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho."
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KCNA: " The historic Panmunjom declaration is the great programme common to the nation brought about by the Korean people in the struggle for mending the north-south relationsThose who deny the April 27 declaration hailed by all Koreans and the world are just the traitors."
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KCNA: "The conservative group changed its party's name and replaced its representative to deceive the public, but it has been clearly proven again that its constitutional bad habit of seeking confrontation with the compatriots in the north and vulgarity have not changed at all."
3 month ago
KCNA: "It is just the conservative group of south Korea, a group of traitors, which always put a brake on the efforts for improving the north-south relationswhenever a dramatic change was witnessed in the relations thanks to the proactive measures and efforts by the DPRK."
North Korea says Russian foreign minister to visit North Korea soon: KCNA
Impact of the Aral Sea disaster was never so real, people in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan say, it's raining salt, toxic Aral Sea storm sparks health fears in Central Asia
China commerce ministry says China has confidence, ability to defend its core interests
China commerce ministry says surprised at White House's recent move, urges US to act in line with joint statement
Trump to meet Japan's Abe on June 7 in Washington to discuss North Korea summit preparations
White House says the president "continues to actively prepare" for his "expected summit" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore
3 month ago
Militants fired at a Policeman in Pulwama's Puchal, he has been shifted to a hospital for treatment
Four dead in armed clash in Charsadda graveyard
U.S. to continue trade actions against China: White House
White House: Secretary of State Pompeo to meet with senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol in New York this week
DPRK Vice Chairman of the Central Committee, Kim Yong Chol, is traveling to NYC and will meet with @SecPompeo "later this week," according to @PressSec.
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 127km SSW of Tual, Indonesia
Rarely see Divine Eagle in flight.
Indian Foreign Service officer Pankaj Saran named deputy national security adviser3 month ago
Indian Foreign Service officer Pankaj Saran named deputy national security adviser
Rescue operations underway in Mangalore as streets are water-logged following pre-monsoon rain in parts of the city; visuals from Panambur Karnataka
Two arrested, 1 kg heroin recovered from them by Special Task Force (STF) near Moti Nagar police station in Ludhiana3 month ago
Two arrested, 1 kg heroin recovered from them by Special Task Force (STF) near Moti Nagar police station in Ludhiana
US plans to levy 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of tech goods and investment from China.
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Pakistan, Indian military officials agreed Tuesday in hot line contact to "undertake sincere measures to improve the existing situation ensuring peace and avoidance of hardships to the civilians along the borders,"after they reviewed current situation along LOC, working boundary
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Indonesia's Jakarta. He is on a 5-day visit to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
Water-logging in streets of Mangalore after heavy rain lashed parts of the city
NIA arrested 15 Maoists and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition from Bokaro
US says final list of China goods subject to 25 pct import tariffs to be announced on June 15
U.S. to announce proposed investment restrictions, enhanced export controls for Chinese people and groups by June 30 - White House
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KCNA: "The south Korean authorities should show the will to implement the Panmunjom Declaration by taking a bold decision to repeal the treacherous war agreement."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The south Korea-Japan agreement on protecting military intelligence is a criminal product traitor Park Geun Hye and the Abe group made under the pretext of 'threat from the north'The agreement should be promptly abrogated in view ofthe Panmunjom Declaration."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Such dangerous hurdles should be removed without fail as they harm the improvement of the inter-Korean relations and create a war crisis on the Korean peninsula."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Now the Korean nation and the whole world hope that the Panmunjom Declaration on Peace, Prosperity and Reunification of Korean Peninsula would be implemented as early as possible. But, a number of hurdles still lie in the way for implementing the declaration."
3 month ago
[email protected]: Sorry, I've got to start focusing my energy on North Korea Nuclear, bad Trade Deals, VA Choice, the Economy, rebuilding the Military, and so much more, and not on the Rigged Russia Witch Hunt that should be investigating Clinton/Russia/FBI/Justice/Obama/Comey/Lynch etc.
Uttarakhand: People run for shelter after fire broke out in forest area near Ghansali Bazaar, in Tehri
Trump confirms senior North Korean official en route to US
Turkish man detained at Immigration Bureau in Osaka files damages suit against the state, saying officials at the bureau broke his arm after using excessive force to restrain him
At least eight people, including four policemen, were injured in a blast targeting police vehicle in Dera Murad Jamali
3 month ago
Vietnam set to make key ruling on country's biggest-ever fraud case
Japan says it has detected apparent Chinese ship breaking North Korea sanctions
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[email protected]: We have put a great team together for our talks with North Korea. Meetings are currently taking place concerning Summit, and more. Kim Young Chol, the Vice Chairman of North Korea, heading to New York. Solid response to my letter, thank you.
Uttarakhand: Thunderstorm/hail storm likely to occur at isolated places in Dehradun, Pauri, Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Nainital, Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat and Pithoragarh, between 3 to 6 pm today.
Philippines Senate adopts the bicameral conference committee report on the National ID system bill
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, special assistant to the President Bong Go confirm that President Duterte has decided to certify both House and Senate versions of proposed BBLs as urgent
Storms, lightning kill at least 47 in India: officials
Three arrested, 2764.4 kg tramadol (psychotropic substance covered under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act) recovered from them at a pharmaceutical company by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence in Mumbai
Pakistan's new U.S. ambassador is to take charge today. Important advise from Syed Mohammad Ali: "Our closer relationship with China does not mean that we can afford to ignore what the rest of the world thinks of us."
3 month ago
South Korea president Moon urges early implementation of extra budget to create more jobs
Japan's lower house approves legislation to drop age of adulthood from 20 to 18, a move aimed at spurring social participation by youth in rapidly aging society
3 month ago
The most important agenda item would be the method of denuclearisation. It seems Kim is visiting US for final coordination ahead of 6/12 summit": Moon Sung-mook, a former ROK military official who negotiated with Kim before
3 month ago
At least 10 people have been injured after a man falsely claimed there was a bomb on an Indonesian passenger aircraft that was carrying 189 passengers from Borneo to Jakarta
Bharatiya Kisan Union held tractor rally against price hike of petrol and diesel in Samrala Punjab3 month ago
Bharatiya Kisan Union held tractor rally against price hike of petrol and diesel in Samrala Punjab
Moscow Set to Establish Second Military Base in Kyrgyzstan - Jamestown
3 month ago
Polite Chinese professor at Moscow conference: Even if Guangdong province has higher GDP than all of Russia, we still consider you an equal partner.
3 month ago
An explosion at at the Hanwha factory in the central city of Daejeon a fire that killed at least two people and seriously injured three others
3 month ago
One person injured in firing at Gate no. 2 of Tis Hazari Court in Delhi
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A total of 14 Hong Kong commuters escaped with minor injuries in an early morning crash between a minibus and a van in Sha Tin
Trump giving Japan's Abe a hard time on trade despite close ties
Chhattisgarh: 3 Naxals dead in an encounter with security forces in Rajnandgaon
Washington to push China to end 2015 ban on US poultry imports at trade talks - sources
Poultry to be "one of the top items" as US industry eyes potential $600 mln market -sources
Number of drug operations, arrests, killed suspects in police operations apparently all up incrementally since most recent figures released on April 30
PM Abbasi says the issue of civil-military relations will remain irrespective of who forms the next government
Death toll rises to 15 in thunderstorm at various places of Uttar Pradesh.
3 month ago
Economic cooperation with North Korea to become new growth engine for South Korea's economy
10 dead, 5 injured in thunderstorm in various places of Uttar Pradesh - 6 dead in Unnao, 2 in Rae Bareilly and 2 in Kanpur Nagar
3 month ago
South Korea vows full support for North Korea-U.S. summit
North Korea again demands repatriation of 13 restaurant workers
3 month ago
Three more people arrested in connection with murder of a youth named Kevin Joseph in Kerala. His body was found in a canal in Thenmala in Kollam district yesterday. He had got married on May 25 in court as the girl's family had allegedly objected to the marriage.
Sergei Lavrov's trip to Pyongyang was just canceled on a very short notice by the North Koreans without much explanation. Russians are angry and puzzled.
3 month ago
KCNA: "The ambiguous attitude to the send-back of the women citizens of the DPRK would be little short of adding more crime. A proper step is essential."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The atrocities committed by traitor Park Geun Hye who made a mockery of the destinies of the flowering girls and tried to tarnish the image of the dignified DPRK in order to meet her dirty political ambition can never be pardoned. No one can shun or connive at it."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The settlement of humanitarian issues attributable to hideous policy for confrontationpursued by the past conservative government is a prerequisite. This would also serve as an important occasion showcasing the sincerity and will of the south Korean authorities."
3 month ago
KCNA: "With the trend for national reconciliation and peace prevailing in the north-south relations, the families of the victims and other Korean people hold out hope to see their beloved daughters coming back."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The truth behind the group abduction of women citizens of the DPRK by the puppet conservative forces of south Korea has been disclosed to touch off a flurry of censure from the public at home and abroad."
3 month ago
Taiwan welcomes Haiti president as China chips away at allies
Srinagar: Indian Army pays tribute to Sepoy Vikram Singh, who lost his life during a militant attack on May 27 in Kakapore village of Pulwama
3 month ago
17 people dead due to thunderstorm in different parts of Bihar.
3 month ago
South Korea, China seeking to finish joint study on bilateral electricity grid
3 month ago
South Korea informs North Korea of its delegation list for high-level talks
Senior North Korea official arrives in Beijing en route to U.S. for summit preparations
3 month ago
KCNA: "If the U.S. sincerely hopes for the talks, it should stop the acts of threatening its dialogue partner by force. It is high time the U.S. behaved properly, clearly seeing what is profitable for it."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The world people say that the U.S. persists in staging the joint military drills as it does not hope for the detente on the Korean peninsula and has no interest in reconciliation with the DPRK."
3 month ago
KCNA: "At present the issue of the joint military exercises serves as a touchstone showing whether the U.S. wants peace or pursues war."
3 month ago
KCNA: "When the DPRK and the U.S. are coming for face-to-face dialogue with the will to solve the pending issues, it is unnecessary for the U.S. to stage the joint military exercises, the main root cause of aggravating tension and bringing nuclear war to the Korean peninsula."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The U.S. maneuvers which have been conducted in south Korea every year are the root cause of disturbing the peace and stability on the Korean peninsula as they are staged under the simulated conditions of a preemptive attack and total war against the DPRK."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Such provocative remarks are intolerable mockery of the dialogue partner. Rodong Sinmun Tuesday says this in a commentary."
3 month ago
KCNA: "Meanwhile, American policy makers spit out unreasonable remarks, unsuited to the atmosphere of dialogue, that the military option on the DPRK has never been ruled out and that there will be no guarantee of the social system if the DPRK does not give up nukes."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The U.S. Department of Defence and the White House vociferate that the U.S.-south Korea joint military exercises are 'defensive' ones, the 'annual' joint military drills would continue and their scale would not be reduced."
DPRK senior official Kim Hong Chol is heading to Washington for working-level talks, according to @YonhapNews.
Underway: Shift colors. The Ronald Reagan Strike Group has departed Yokosuka, Japan for a Western Pacific patrol. Fair winds and following seas USSRonaldReagan, USSMustin, USSAntietam and USSChancellorsville.
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 146km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia
Indian MEA readout on the 2nd meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization-Afghanistan Contact Group.
Rodrigo Duterte threatens war with Beijing over South China Sea resources
3 month ago
KCNA: "The DPRK's steadfast will to join hands with the world peace-loving people in building a nuclear-free, peaceful world, a new independent world where the dream and ideal of humankind have come true, will remain unchanged in the future, too."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The whole course of dismantling the northern nuclear test ground eloquently proves the DPRK government's unshakable peace-loving stand to join the aspiration and efforts of the international community for a total stop to nuclear tests."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The DPRK is advancing along the path taken by itself according to its timetable no matter whatever others may say and wherever wind may blow from in order to implement the decision of the Third Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the WPK."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The world, stunned by the DPRK's declaration on dismantling the nuclear test ground, calling it a bold decision, is admiring its practice in which the transparency was fully shown."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The DPRK permitted on-site coverage by the international press corps, to say nothing of domestic media, to show the transparency of the dismantlement of the nuclear test ground, and took technical measures for it."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The DPRK's active and bold measures are, in a nutshell, part of the efforts for implementing the decision of the Third Plenary Meeting of the Seventh Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea."
3 month ago
KCNA: "The positive measures taken by the DPRK for the dismantlement of the nuclear test ground have evoked a tremendous response from the world."
1 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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