Posted at 1:37 pm , on November 3, 2016
Greetings Readers; News items meant to be read in two minutes or less by the busiest people. China President XI slams Communist Party conspiracy theories. China condemns South Korea warning shot at…
Source: Asia and Middle East News Briefs #63
Posted at 1:36 pm , on November 3, 2016
News items meant to be read in two minutes or less by the busiest people.
- China President XI slams Communist Party conspiracy theories.
- China condemns South Korea warning shot at its fishing vessels.
- Philippine leader releases 17 Vietnamese fishermen.
- Duterte meets with Mindanao Muslim leaders for peace talks.
- Three killed in south Thailand attack.
- Japan to will provide a 7.73 billion dollar loan to Myanmar.
- South Korea arrests president’s friend and an aid in leak scandal.
- Iraqi special forces capture section of east Mosul and TV station.
- Battle for Mosul is going as planned but tough fighting ahead. (U.S Gen.)
- Fighting inside Mosul encounters suicide bombers and snipers.
- Report 40 Iraqi soldier’s bodies dumped into river. (Unconfirmed)
- ISIS Mosul leader Baghdadi urges member to stand and fight for the city.
- Russia extend moratorium on Aleppo airstrikes by 12 hours.
- Russia seals Amnesty International office in Moscow.
- Australia arrests three foreign fighters.
- Clinton, Trump begin final pitch four days before America vote.
- Obama tells voters ‘Faith of American Republic depends on you.’
- U. S. stocks fall as uncertainty of election reins in Wall Street.
- Indonesia’s hopes fade for 44 missing after Batam ferry accident.
- Indonesia arrests Unghur man for links to IS terror plot.*
- Malayan MH-370 spun out of control into the Indian Ocean. (Analysis)**
*Brief last reported police alert for violent protests in Jakarta was unclear; Taxi and cycle driver complain apps are stealing trade reducing income by 60%.
** Mysterious disappearance of flight continues to have legs after two years. (See last weeks parody post)
(News items gleaned from Channelnewsasia.com, France 24, BBC, and CNN)
All the Best.