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Pakistan Air Force receives 16 new fighter jets

Pakistan Air Force receives 16 new fighter jets

16 February 2017 – The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) today inducted 16 new JF-17 Thunder fighter jets, officials and local media reported. The new aircraft are part of Pakistan’s modernization...

8 dead after knife attack in China’s Xinjiang

8 dead after knife attack in China's Xinjiang

15 February 2017 – Eight people were killed in China’s far western Xinjiang region, including three knife-wielding assailants, in the latest outbreak of violence in the volatile territory, authorities said...

Indian anti-terror police seize Daesh kill list

Indian anti-terror police seize Daesh kill list

10 February 2017 – Counter-terrorism officers in India have discovered a “kill list” of information technology experts who have helped track down Daesh terrorists, a security official said yesterday. The...

NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

31 January 2017 – Three migrants died in Moria camp, Lesbos in the past week, a Greek Migration Ministry spokesman confirmed today. According to Kyriakos Mantouvalos, a 20-year-old Egyptian migrant...

5 dead in Quebec City shooting

5 dead in Quebec City shooting

30 January 2017 – Five people were killed in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the president of the center said yesterday. Authorities reported two arrests...

8 soldiers killed in clash with NPA rebels in Philippines

8 soldiers killed in clash with NPA rebels in Philippines

25 January 2017 – At least eight soldiers and a rebel were killed in a clash in North Cotabato, amid peace talks between the government and communist leaders in Rome,...

Philippines takes ASEAN helm at summit

Philippines takes ASEAN helm at summit

16 January 2017 – Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gathered in the Philippines yesterday for the launch of the nation’s president, Rodrigo Duterte, as chairman of...

UK minister says early Northern Ireland elections likely

UK minister says early Northern Ireland elections likely

11 January 2017 – Britain’s minister for Northern Ireland told lawmakers today an early election in the U.K. territory “looks highly likely” after the sudden resignation of a key member...

Truck-bomb kills 9 policemen in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

Truck-bomb kills 9 policemen in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

10 January 2017 – At least nine Egyptian policemen were killed yesterday, and another ten injured when a massive truck bomb exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, according to...

Saudi King Salman reshuffles Shura Council

Saudi king swears in new Shura Council

14 December 2016 – Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz yesterday sworn in members of the country’s Shura Council, which advises the government on legislation. The council, which comprises 150 members,...