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Why China's investment in Oman matters

17 October, 2017

Comment: China has an important role to play in Oman's future and transition away from an oil-based economy toward a knowledge-based one, writes Giorgio Cafiero.

Canadian hostage's 'daughter murdered, wife raped' during Afghan-Pakistan capture

14 October, 2017

A Canadian man held hostage along with his family by Afghan militant group the Haqqani network has spoken of his harrowing capture.

Pakistan army describes freeing US-Canadian couple from Taliban

13 October, 2017

The Pakistani military said the captors of a US-Canadian family held by the Taliban fled on foot after troops shot at their vehicle's tyres.

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

10 October, 2017

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn believes one cannot be selective on human rights issues - which makes his position on Syria all the more troubling, writes Sam Hamad.

Civilian killed in failed attack on Mattis in Kabul

27 September, 2017

Six rockets that were destined for a plane carrying US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to Afghanistan killed at least one civilian and injured four others on Wednesday.

Roadside bomb kills senior Pakistani local official and guards

17 September, 2017

The Pakistani official was targeted by a bomb in a volatile federally administered tribal district along the Pakistani-Afghan border, while an Afghan market was also hit by militants.

Afghanistan considers arming 20,000 civilians against the Taliban

17 September, 2017

The Afghan government could form a vast paramilitary system by arming 20,000 civilians to defend territories re-captured from the Taliban and Islamic State group.

NATO apologises for offensive Quran leaflet

06 September, 2017

A US commander on Wednesday apologised for leaflets dropped in Afghanistan that were deemed offensive to Islam.

Chorus of anger over Rohingya crisis

04 September, 2017

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have flooded into Bangladesh in the past 10 days following an uptick in fighting between militants and Myanmar's military in strife-torn western Rakhine state.

Malala urges Suu Kyi to act over Rohingya violence

04 September, 2017

Malala Yousafzai is urging Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn the 'tragic and shameful' treatment of the Myanmar’s Rohingya people.

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