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    Two alpinists go missing on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’
    Jun28

    Two alpinists go missing on Pakistan’s ‘Killer Mountain’

    ISLAMABAD: Two alpinists, a Spaniard and an Argentinian, have gone missing while attempting to summit a peak in northern Pakistan nicknamed “Killer Mountain”, mountaineering experts said Tuesday. “Alberto Zerain, a Spanish alpinist, and Mariano Galvan, an Argentinian national, went missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat,” the world´s ninth...

    Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea
    Jun21

    Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

    President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student who had been detained by Pyongyang. Trump has held high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea, leaning heavily on...

    Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show
    Jun17

    Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show

    The aircraft industry descends on Paris Monday for the world’s biggest airshow, a prime battleground for bitter rivals Boeing and Airbus, but also a chance for new kids on the block to snap at the heels of the two giants. Single-aisle planes for short and medium distances are the hottest ticket in the world’s civil aviation industry,...

    US gets ready to impose more sanctions on Russia
    Jun14

    US gets ready to impose more sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON: The US Senate is aiming to punish Russia’s Vladimir Putin for interfering in last year’s presidential election by drafting sanctions that would prevent President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing pressure on Moscow. The bipartisan amendment, released late on Monday, comes as the White House is deeply embroiled in a...

    ‘Wombs for rent’ business flourishes in communist Laos
    Jun11

    ‘Wombs for rent’ business flourishes in communist Laos

    Dozens of fertility clinics have mushroomed in land-locked Laos after scandals over commercial surrogacy have spurred wealthier Southeast Asian neighbours to ban the controversial procedure since 2015. The gleaming, modern clinics have names featuring words such as “Miracle” and “Perfect” to help them stand out amid the dusty surrounding roads...

    Small blast hits US Embassy in Kiev, no casualties
    Jun08

    Small blast hits US Embassy in Kiev, no casualties

    KIEV: A small blast hit the premises of the US Embassy in Kiev overnight after an unknown assailant lobbed an explosive device, Ukrainian police said on Thursday. No casualties were reported. “Investigators found that an unknown person threw an explosive device onto the territory of the diplomatic mission,” the police said in a statement. The US...

    A sustainable solution for Afghanistan
    Jun05

    A sustainable solution for Afghanistan

    Afghanistan has multidimensional issues. One set of issues stems from internal structural causes. The second set stems from involvement of other countries that too impacts the internal structural issues. The cumulative effect of both is an unstable Afghanistan, insecure lives and ways of livelihoods for her people and no end in sight to the...

    Malaysia Airlines plane forced to turn back after man tries to enter cockpit
    Jun01

    Malaysia Airlines plane forced to turn back after man tries to enter cockpit

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: A Sri Lankan man who tried to enter an airline cockpit with what he said was a bomb, before terrified passengers managed to overpower him, had just been released from psychiatric care when he boarded the plane, Australian police said Thursday. Those on board the Malaysian Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur said...

    Putin bigger threat to world security than ISIS: says John McCain
    May30

    Putin bigger threat to world security than ISIS: says John McCain

    Sydney: Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to world security than the so-called Daesh, according to veteran US Senator John McCain who also admits Donald Trump makes him “nervous”. Republican McCain — one of US President Trump´s most outspoken critics in his own party — said Russia´s alleged meddling in elections was a danger to...

    US worried about losing global leadership
    May28

    US worried about losing global leadership

    Top Pentagon officials say that because of Russian and Chinese advances, the U.S. military’s “overmatch” has diminished. Planners can no longer guarantee a president that the United States could prevail in the early days of a conventional conflict; they fear that the United States might lose, in a future confrontation. The economic,...

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