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5 May 2017 14:02

  The US military will ask the Donald Trump administration next week to deploy thousands more troops to Afghanistan, a senior official says. US media have reported that the Pentagon will request between 3,000 and 5,000 conventional military personnel, mainly to advise and assist Afghan military and police units in the fight against the Taliban. The Pentagon is also weighing a plan to...

5 May 2017 13:59

  As China is pushing ahead an ambitious plan to revive the ancient intercontinental Silk Road trade route, speculations have emerged in the media that the country may invest half a trillion dollars in the crucial connectivity project.  Bloomberg said in a report that the Belt and Road Initiative could funnel investments worth $313 billion to $502 billion into 62 host countries...

5 May 2017 13:50

  Malaysian police have detained another Turkish national on suspicion of threatening national security, bringing the number of the Turks arrested in the Asian county this week to three. Ismet Ozcelik, the director of a Turkish university, was arrested on Thursday, police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said. Two other Turkish nationals were arrested on Tuesday in the country over allegations of funding terrorist...

5 May 2017 13:46

  China has sent its first homegrown airplane into the skies in what authorities have described as a landmark achievement that has already propelled the country into a new era of aviation.  The C919, a twin-engine airliner designed to compete with the Airbus 320 and Boeing 737, took off from Shanghai’s Pudong international airport in the early hours of Friday. The jet –...

5 May 2017 13:41

  Forces from Afghanistan and Pakistan have clashed at the border between the two countries, leaving at least three people dead and 22 others wounded. Gunfire erupted between Afghan Border Police and Pakistani Frontier Constabulary at the Wesh-Chaman border crossing on Friday. Reports from the Pakistani side claimed government employees were carrying out census operations in the villages of Killi Luqman and Killi...

5 May 2017 10:58

  North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspected a military unit that was responsible for bombarding a southern island, state media said Friday ahead of a presidential election in the South. Pyongyang fired a barrage of 170 artillery shells onto Yeonpyeong island in November 2010, killing four people including two civilians. The North’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim visited military detachments on...

4 May 2017 20:20

  Thousands of Indian soldiers and paramilitaries have launched a huge operation against suspected militants across Indian-controlled Kashmir.  S P Pani, deputy inspector general of police, said on Thursday that government forces had surrounded at least 20 villages in the drive against militants across the Muslim-majority region. "It is an unprecedented operation," the police official said, adding, "It is impossible to capture the...

4 May 2017 20:18

  Former Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has returned to the capital Kabul eight months after signing a peace deal with the administration of President Ashraf Ghani. After more than 20 years, Hekmatyar, who leads the country's second largest militant group after Taliban, returned to Kabul on Thursday amid tight security. His convoy was joined by several hundred vehicles of supporters. The convoy, comprising of mainly pickup...

4 May 2017 16:38

Official figures show Iran’s imports from China saw a major rise over the past four years in what is seen as a result of the removal of sanctions against the country and the subsequent return of global shipping lines to its ports.   Figures reported by Iran’s state news agency IRNA show that imports from China since 2013 – when President...

4 May 2017 16:33

  North Korea will not “beg” to maintain the friendship of its major ally, China, North Korean state media have said in rare remarks against Beijing. In a commentary published by the North’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Wednesday, Pyongyang rejected as “reckless” demands by China that North Korea denuclearize. “A string of absurd and reckless remarks are now heard from...

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