Wednesday, September 29, 2021


Genuine activists vs ‘native informants’ in Afghanistan

The war in Afghanistan has ended, but the conflict on who represents the people of that war-torn country remains unresolved.

Nuclear subs deal a risk to Nato, says former UK ambassador

EU foreign ministers are due to discuss the new defence pact signed between the US, Australia and Britain, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

US accuses China of massive Microsoft hack

The US coordinated its statement with allies – the European Union, Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan and Nato.

Taliban launch assault on Afghan provincial capital

The attack on the city of Qala-i-Naw, in western Badghis province, marks the first time the Taliban have attempted to overrun a provincial capital.

Beijing tells Nato not to play up China’s military threat

Nato had said that China's 'stated ambitions and assertive behaviour present systemic challenges to the rules-based international order'.

Taliban demands ‘remorse’ from fearful Afghan interpreters

Over the past two decades, dozens of Afghan translators have been killed and tortured in targeted assaults by the Taliban.

Abandoned Afghans who worked for US fear for their lives after final withdrawal

'The Taliban considers them to be literally enemies of Islam. There’s no mercy for them.'

Nato susuli langkah AS undur tentera dari Afghanistan

Sekutu Nato memutuskan pengunduran tentera dimulakan pada 1 Mei depan yang dijangka mengambil masa beberapa bulan.

China, Russia foreign ministers meet in show of unity against West

In the last century Moscow and Beijing were Cold War communist rivals but they are now forging extensive economic, military and scientific ties.

Nato puts holds on Afghanistan decision, expands in Iraq

Biden's administration is reviewing whether to stick to a looming deadline to withdraw the remaining 2,500 US troops or risk a bloody backlash from the insurgents by staying.

New Zealand to pull last 6 soldiers out of Afghanistan as violence escalates

Wellington has contributed more than 3,500 defence and other personnel to Afghanistan since 2001, with 10 New Zealanders killed.

Greece races to boost military after Turkey threats over Med oil

Both Turkey and Greece are flexing their military muscles by deploying their naval and air forces as visible deterrents to any adventurism by the other.

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