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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 12 July in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 12 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 12, 2019

1660: Shivaji, king of Maratha, escape from long besieged fort of Panhala
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivaji

1799: Ranjit Singh conquers Lahore and becomes Maharaja of The Punjab Sikh Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranjit_Singh

1905: The British and Japanese renew their alliance (of January 1902) for 10 years and agree to provide mutual support if attacked by other power

1921: The organized Outer Mongolian governing body request Russian aid in order to become independent from China

1967: During the Cultural Revolution, in Hong Kong, new incidents. Public buildings and police stations are attacked

1970: China agrees to give Tanzania and Zambia an interest free loan repayable in thirty years to cover costs of constructing the Tanzam railway
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TAZARA_Railway
http://chineseposters.net/themes/tazara-railway.php
http://tazarasite.com/?page_id=131

Tanzam construction

1973: Violent US air bombing on Khmer Rouge positions around Phnom Penh

1976: Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia recognize the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRVN) after the merging of North and South Vietnam

2007: In the scope of the progressive closing of North Korea Yongbyon nuclear reactor, first delivering of oil to Pyongyang

2008: In Six-party talks in Beijing, North Korea agrees to nuclear checks
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7503189.stm

2011: France will pull out a quarter of its 4,000 troops based in Afghanistan by the end of 2012, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says during a brief visit to the country.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-france-withdraw-quarter-troops-afghanistan-2012-sarkozy
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/201171271435384429.html

2011: Pakistan’s Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar threatens to withdraw troops from the Afghan border in response to a decision by the US to withhold $800 million in security aid
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-us-pakistan-defence-minister-threatens-withdraw-troops-afghan-border-aid-cut

2012: North Korea has claimed that it needs atomic weaponry to defend itself from a constant threat of US nuclear attack and that Pyongyang would never give up its right to a “peaceful space programme”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9395729/North-Korea-says-it-needs-weaponry-to-defend-against-US-nuclear-threat.html

2016: UN Permanent Court of Arbitration declares no legal basis for China’s claims over South China Sea: Official declaration, key points and reactions
http://www.asiapacificstar.com/index.php/sid/245762985
http://nationalinterest.org/feature/tribunal-rules-chinas-south-sea-claims-dont-hold-water-16934
http://www.andrewerickson.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/PH-CN-20160712-Press-Release-No-11-English.pdf
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36772813
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1989036/international-community-reacts-south-china-sea-ruling-hague