Pentagon expects China to establish military bases in Pakistan, other countries to protect OBOR

Pentagon expects China to establish military bases in Pakistan, other countries to protect OBOR

The US Defense Department expects China to establish  more military bases around the world, including  in Pakistan, to protect its investments in  ‘One Belt One Road’  global infrastructure program, according to an official report released on Thursday. According to report, China  currently has just one overseas military base, in Djibouti,...

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The “bodyguard” who has just become queen of Thailand

The “bodyguard” who has just become queen of Thailand

Queen Suthida was promoted to general in 2016. In just five years, Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya reached the top of Thai royalty. The king of the Asian country, Maha Vajiralongkorn, married Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya, until now the deputy head of his personal security body, on Wednesday and granted her...

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US military stops tracking key metric on Afghan war

US military stops tracking key metric on Afghan war

The US military has stopped tracking the amount of territory controlled or influenced by the Afghan government and militants, a US watchdog said on Tuesday, one of the last remaining public metrics that tracked the worsening security situation in the war-torn country. The move comes as US and Taliban officials...

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Indian Army mocked on social media over ‘Yeti footprint’ tweet

Indian Army mocked on social media over ‘Yeti footprint’ tweet

Pictures of a “Yeti footprint” the Indian Army posted on social media triggered a barrage of jokes Tuesday. “For the first time, an #IndianArmy Moutaineering Expedition Team has sited Mysterious Footprints of mythical beast ‘Yeti’,” an apparently serious — though misspelled — tweet on the army’s official account said Monday,...

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Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State reappears in a video after 5 years

Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State reappears in a video after 5 years

The leader of the Islamic State reappears in a video after 5 years. Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the man considered the leader of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, reappeared on Monday in a video after 5 years disappeared from public view. Al Baghdadi, who had not been seen since 2014 proclaimed...

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Iran says leaving nuclear treaty one of many options after US sanctions move

Iran says leaving nuclear treaty one of many options after US sanctions move

Iran said Sunday it could quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons after the United States tightens sanctions, while an Iranian general said the US Navy was interacting as before with an elite military unit blacklisted by Washington. Tensions between Tehran and Washington have risen since the Trump...

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US denies to share information on Pak’s F-16 with India

US denies to share information on Pak’s F-16 with India

The United States has conveyed to India that any information regarding Pakistan’s use of F-16 will not be shared as it is a bilateral issue between the two countries. “Soon after we were informed by the Indian side about Pakistan using F-16 aircraft on February 27, we informed the Indians...

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Israeli soldiers shoot blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian as he tried to flee

Israeli soldiers shoot blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian as he tried to flee

Israeli soldiers shot a blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian teenager who had been arrested on suspicion of taking part in disturbances as he tried to flee. The shooting happened after a funeral in the Palestinian village of Tuqu’, south of Bethlehem in the West Bank, last Thursday, according to witnesses and a...

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Election 2020 in the USA: Joe Biden takes the presidency: these are his competitors in the race to remove Trump from the White House

Election 2020 in the USA: Joe Biden takes the presidency: these are his competitors in the race to remove Trump from the White House

Biden was vice president during the Barack Obama administration. The race to occupy the White House in 2020 has already begun. But for the Democrats, more than a race, it looks like a marathon: and not only because of the long journey to the primaries, but because of the number...

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Attacks in Sri Lanka: what is known about the perpetrators of the Easter Sunday massacre

Attacks in Sri Lanka: what is known about the perpetrators of the Easter Sunday massacre

A security video shows one of the attackers walking quietly towards their goal, on Sunday. While Sri Lankan authorities are investigating the Easter Sunday bombings, some details have been coming out about who the alleged attackers and the alleged ringleader were. According to the first inquiries, there were nine people...

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