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Trump's 100 days: Consistent militarism under a chaotic veneer

25 April, 2017

Comment: As Arab leaders have sought to cosy up to Trump in his first 100 days, citizens of the region have significantly less reason to be positive, writes Rami Khouri.

Women, children killed in Pakistan roadside bomb

25 April, 2017

At least 10 people were killed, including women and children, when a passenger vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Pakistan's northwest tribal region on Tuesday, officials said.

US defence chief in Afghanistan following Taliban army massacre

24 April, 2017

Afghanistan witnessed another massacre of security forces this week, which saw US defence minister Jim Mattis make a surprise visit to the war-torn country.

Taliban attack kills over 100 on Afghan military base

22 April, 2017

Over 100 military personnel, mainly young recruits, were killed in the deadly Taliban assault on an army base in northern Afghanistan.

A Sino-Russian love-hate affair

18 April, 2017

Comment: The China-Russia alliance could yet cement, but Putin would have to accept the role of junior partner, with China being the dominant player, writes Naveed Ahmad.

US 'mother of all bombs' kills IS-militants in Afghanistan

14 April, 2017

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb hit Islamic State positions in the Achin district in the eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday.

Victims of US drone strikes in Afghanistan remain anonymous

11 April, 2017

Comment: Unlike in Iraq and Syria, casualties resulting from US airstrikes often go unreported, leaving the victims anonymous, and numbers unknown, writes Emran Feroz.

Roadside bomb kills nine policemen in northern Afghanistan

09 April, 2017

A roadside bomb killed nine policemen and wounded four others outside their checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.

US soldier killed in anti-IS operations in Afghanistan

08 April, 2017

An American soldier was killed during operations against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan late on Saturday, the US military said in a statement posted on Twitter.

UN chief selects Malala Yousafzai as messenger of peace

08 April, 2017

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected Malala Yousafzai to be a UN messenger of peace, the highest honor bestowed by the UN chief on a global citizen.

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