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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 November in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS  AND STRATEGY ON 8 NOVEMBER IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 8, 2018

1895: Signature at Beijing of the Liaotung (Liaodong) Convention by which Japan retrocedes to China the southern portion of the province of Fengtien
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liaodong_Peninsula
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_Intervention

1933: Mohammed Nadir Shah, king of Afghanistan is assassinated. He is succeeded by his son Mohammed Zahir Shah
https://www.afghan-web.com/biographies/biography-of-mohammad-nadir-shah/
http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/mohammad-nader-shah-king-of-afghanistan

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1937: Under the Japanese offensive, Chiang Kai-shek issues a general retreat order from Shanghai

1950: The Beijing delegates at the United Nations are invited to explain why there are Chinese troops in Korea

1950: First aerial combat in Korea when US fighters are attacked by North Korean Migs, near the Yalu river
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3401802272.html

1965: The 173rd Airborne is ambushed by over 1,200 Viet Cong in Operation Hump during the Vietnam War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Hump

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZirbQVT_Dk0

2000: Fusako Shigenobu, founder of the Japanese Red Army in February 1971 is arrested
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1012780.stm

2008: In Indonesia,  three Islamic militants condemned to death for the 2002 Bali bombings which  killed 202 people have been executed by firing squad
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7717819.stm

2009: The Dalai Lama makes a controversial visit to  a Tawang monastery close to the Tibetan border in India’s state of Arunachal  Pradesh, itself a source of dispute between Beijing and Delhi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8349010.stm

2010: Thousands have fled  across the Burmese border to escape clashes between troops and ethnic Karen  rebels, a day after the first election in 20 years. Thai officials said more  than 10,000 people had fled the fierce fighting in and around the town of  Myawaddy
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11708237
http://www.france24.com/en/20101108-ethnic-rebels-clash-with-troops-eastern-border-town

2014: Pakistan will help China with its fight against extremists that Beijing says are active in its unruly far western region of Xinjiang, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says during a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping
http://www.dawn.com/news/1143134/pakistan-says-will-help-china-fight-xinjiang-militants