U.S. withdrawal opens way for terrorist alliance in Afghanistan

World Jul 29, 2020

U.S. withdrawal opens way for terrorist alliance in Afghanistan

An alliance of terror groups aimed at destabilizing peace in South Asia is emerging in Afghanistan as U.S. troops pull out of the war-ravaged nation, security officials said. Pakistan-based militant organizations, the Lashker-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed, the Afghan Taliban and Islamic State-Khorasan, the local affiliate of ...

Asia Pacific Jun 16, 2020

India and China add to nuclear arsenals in 2020, report says

India and China have added to their nuclear warhead stockpile in the last year while all other nuclear-armed nations like the U.S., Russia and France, continued to modernize their arsenal, according to a recent report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. India increased its ...

Two survive Pakistan plane crash that leaves 97 dead

Asia Pacific May 23, 2020

Two survive Pakistan plane crash that leaves 97 dead

Ninety-seven people were killed and two survived when a passenger plane crashed into homes in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, health officials said Saturday. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane had made multiple approaches to land at the city's airport when it came down in ...