Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Asia Politics

Pyongyang threatens Washington

New Year is approaching, and with it the end of the ultimatum put by Pyongyang to the Washington. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of North Korea said on Tuesday with a barely concealed threat: "The United States can choose...

16 Taliban militants killed in clashes with security forces in northern Afghanistan

16 Taliban militants dead or wounded including local commanders of the group, the 209th Shaheen Corps said. According to a statement released by Shaheen Corps, the Taliban militants attacked Khel Guli Base in Dawlatabad district of Balkh at 7 pm...

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy candidates to sweep local elections with big margin

Pro-democracy candidates took an early lead in Hong Kong local council elections, as record numbers voted in what is being seen as a barometer of support for protests that have rocked the Asian financial hub. By 5am local time, pro-democracy...

Hong Kong local elections: Pro-Democracy moment tuned to vote instead march

In many parts queues were formed to vote for the Hong Kong local elections. Throughout the morning, people were patiently waiting to vote. District council elections like these usually have little importance. But this time it's about more. It...

Hong Kong local elections begin after months of protests

Hong Kong local elections kicked off Sunday, which will test support for the struggling government of Chief Executive Carrie Lam after nearly six months of anti-government protests. With a record number of candidates, elections are being held for the...

Islamophobia: Pregnant Muslim woman crushed, trampled in Australia

Islamophobia: A man in Australia is accused of beating and stomping on a pregnant woman in what the country's leading Islamic association calls 'an attack on Islamophobia'. Security camera footage shows a man storming a table where three veiled women...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged with corruption

For months, Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to be charged: On Thursday night, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced charges against the Israeli Prime Minister for fraud, infidelity and corruption. Netanyahu is accused of providing favors to Israel's largest and leading telecommunications...

Hong Kong: Students movement threatens the next escalation

Possibly it was due to the mediators that worse could be prevented in Hong Kong. The deputies, lawyers and church people had spent at the Polytechnic University urging the encircled activists to leave the campus peacefully. More than 500...

China warns United States against flexing muscles in South China Sea

Chinese defense officials on Monday warned their US counterparts against "flexing muscles" in the disputed South China Sea after meeting US Defense Secretary Mark Esper, media sources said. Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Colonel Wu Qian said the South China Sea...

North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Moscow today

North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui left for Moscow on Monday to probably discuss her country's efforts to negotiate an agreement with the United States, Japan's Kyodo News reported. Choe is leading the North Korean side in negotiations that...

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