Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

Turkmenistan: Dont love thy neighbor

Aliquid mali propter vicinum malum it is ill living by bad neighbors, to quote a Latin saying. Turkmenistanreportedlyengaged in some ...

Taliban Captures 58 Afghan Troops, Defense Ministry Says

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says Taliban militants have captured 58 soldiers after days of fighting during which dozens of troops briefly ...

Kazakhstan's President resigns

PanARMENIAN.Net - President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan announced his resignation on Tuesday, March 19. 'I have made a decision to ...

Rights Activists Denounce China's Xinjiang White Paper

China has released a lengthy white paper that analysts say seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in ...

Kazakh President Nazarbayev Abruptly Announces Resignation

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has abruptly resigned after nearly 30 years in office, but will continue to head the ruling ...

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns

Astana [Kazakhstan], Mar 19 (ANI): Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday announced his resignation in a televised address to the ...

Kazakhstan's leader resigns after almost 30 years in power

Kazakhstans President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced on March 19 that he is resigning, thereby bringing a close to his almost three ...

Azerbaijani ambassador to UAE sacked for stealing caviar

PanARMENIAN.Net - Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on February 25 recalled the country's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Dashgyn Shikarov, ...

Taliban Captures 58 Afghan Security Forces, Defense Ministry Says

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says Taliban militants have captured 58 soldiers after days of fighting during which dozens of troops briefly ...

China Says 13,000 Xinjiang 'Terrorists' Arrested Since 2014

BEIJING - China has arrested nearly 13,000 people it describes as terrorists and has broken up hundreds of terrorist gangs ...

US, Taliban Report Progress Toward Ending Afghan War

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The United States and the Taliban 'agreed in draft' Tuesday on the withdrawal of foreign troops from ...

Friendly Fire Kills 5 Afghan Troops in Southern Afghanistan

KABUL - At least five Afghan troops were killed by friendly fire in what was supposed to be a precision ...

Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Clash Leaves 1 Dead, Several Wounded

BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN / DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN - A Tajik man was shot dead and several Tajiks and Kyrgyz were wounded in ...

Clashes Erupt in Key Afghan City Over Police Chief Appointment

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The dismissal of a provincial police chief in northern Afghanistan triggered armed clashes Thursday between his loyalists ...

Taliban:Talks With US Set Stage for Ending Afghan War

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - A top Taliban leader says their recent negotiations with the United States have achieved great progress and ...

Pakistan PM: Afghan Peace Within Reach

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said Friday that peace in Afghanistan is 'around the corner,' citing ongoing ...

Born Into Al-Qaida: Hamza Bin Laden's Rise to Prominence

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Years after the death of his father at the hands of a U.S. Navy SEAL ...

OPEC Scraps April Meeting but Keeps Oil Cuts in Place

BAKU - Oil producer group OPEC on Monday scrapped its planned meeting in April and will decide instead whether to ...

We are ready for Test cricket: Mohammad Nabi

Dubai [UAE], Mar 19 (ANI): All-rounder Mohammad Nabi termed the efforts of Afghanistan as "outstanding" following his side secured their ...

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Christchurch harbored white supremacists before massacre

The leafy New Zealand city where a self-proclaimed racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known ...

Rights Activists Denounce China's Xinjiang White Paper

China has released a lengthy white paper that analysts say seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in ...

Italy Set to Join China's Belt & Road Initiative

BEIJING - Italy is expected to join Chinas Belt and Road Initiative, or BRI, when Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives ...

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns

Astana [Kazakhstan], Mar 19 (ANI): Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday announced his resignation in a televised address to the ...

Kazakhstan's leader resigns after almost 30 years in power

Kazakhstans President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced on March 19 that he is resigning, thereby bringing a close to his almost three ...

Indonesia flood death toll rises to 89, dozens missing

At least 89 people are known to have died after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia's Papua region, with ...

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