Monthly Archives: "October 2014"

At least five Pakistani militants have been killed by an US drone, after it exploded on the 30th of October. The incident took place in South Waziristan, a tribal region of Pakistan, Taliban stronghold close...

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While the world’s attention is fixed on the U.S.-led battle against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the global war on terror is suffering a serious setback in Mali, where resurgent Islamist militants have...

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Extensive media attention was gained by Boko Haram through violent attacks (that left scores of people dead, over half of million displaced) and the kidnapping of over 270 young girls, threatened to be sold in...

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North Korea now has the ability to produce a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can be mounted atop a ballistic missile and has made strides in missile launch systems that could deliver a nuclear warhead to...

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Myanmar’s political and military leaders will hold an unprecedented meeting with heads of major political parties and ethnic groups this week to discuss national reconciliation ahead of elections in 2015. The talks, scheduled for Friday...

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According to the polls and based on Petro Poroshenko’s citation of the results in his official speech right after the elections, the pro-European parties won the election and the Communist Party did not manage to...

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Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai paid his first foreign visit since he took off the office, meeting the Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday to reaffirm China’s support for peaceful reconstruction in the country and...

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Since gaining its independence from France, in 1960, the Central African Republic (CAR) has been the scene of constant coup d’etats and power struggles leading to wars ......

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Today China warned that it will firmly oppose any exploration activity in South China Sea if it undermines its “sovereignty and interests”, hours after India signed a pact with Vietnam for exploration in two additional oil and gas...

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Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung called for India to play an active role in resolving territorial disputes in the South China Sea ahead of a meeting today with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. Dung, who...

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