Kashmir: 3 killed in violent protests after firefight

March 29, 2017 7:05 am0 comments
Kashmir: 3 killed in violent protests after firefight

At least three civilians have been killed during protests in India-administered Kashmir after police targeted a home where a suspected rebel was holed up. About 28 people were also injured in Tuesday’s demonstration that followed a gun battle at the home in the southern town of Chadoora, where the suspected […]

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Russia develops ‘undefendable’ 4,600mph hypersonic missile

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Air Force bosses reveal they want hypersonic missiles within five years - and technology could see planes travel from New York to London in an HOUR
Bosses hope technology could be ready to use by 2020 
WaveRider prototype has already flown fur times and hit Mach 5.1


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The Zircon cruise missile can travel up to 4,600mph (much faster than the speed of sound), which could make it nearly impossible to defend against, according to the Kremlin. If true this is bad news for the UK as its two new aircraft carriers can only intercept missiles travelling up 2,300mph. […]

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India stops OIC’s HRC from visiting Indian held Kashmir

March 27, 2017 8:29 am0 comments
India stops OIC’s HRC from visiting Indian held Kashmir

India has refused to allow the Human Rights Commission of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to visit the Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) over fear of massive violations of human rights being exposed.   Pakistan, however, has given such permission to the eight-member commission which would arrive in Islamabad on […]

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Pakistan starts building fence along Afghanistan border

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Pakistan starts building fence along Afghanistan border

Pakistan’s military has begun fencing parts of its disputed northwestern border with Afghanistan to curb the movement of Pakistani Taliban fighters it says are based on Afghan soil, according to a statement. Fencing started in the Pakistani Bajaur and Mohmand districts, which border the eastern Afghan provinces of Nangarhar and […]

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U.S.-backed troops capture Syrian airbase from ISIS

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U.S.-backed troops capture Syrian airbase from ISIS

U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces captured a strategically important airbase from ISIS militants in north Syria on Sunday in the first major victory for the group since the U.S. airlifted the forces behind enemy lines four days ago. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced they had captured the Tabqa airbase, […]

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Germany: Merkel’s CDU victorious in Saarland

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Germany: Merkel’s CDU victorious in Saarland

A closely-watched election in the small, western state of Saarland has swung in favour of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Her CDU candidate, regional Prime Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer won 40.7 percent of the vote. “We campaigned here together, Angela Merkel and myself. Side-by-side we campaigned here, both the federal party and […]

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Common economic growth promises to reduce tensions in South China Sea

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Common economic growth promises to reduce tensions in South China Sea

Economic development brought about by close cooperation between China and the ASEAN countries within such frameworks as China’s Belt and Road Initiative promises to reduce tensions in the South China Sea, said panelists at the annual Boao Forum for Asia here on Sunday. The overall situation in the South China […]

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Li denies militarising South China Sea

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Li denies militarising South China Sea

China’s second most powerful leader has moved to play down his country’s ‘so-called’ military build-up in the South China Sea around important trade shipping routes. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Chinese premier Li Keqiang held bilateral talks in Canberra on Friday and the maritime dispute was among strategic issues discussed. […]

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UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack

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UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack

The British government said Sunday that its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp, revealing it was used by the killer behind the parliament attack. Khalid Masood, the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people before being shot dead in a rampage in Westminster on Wednesday, […]

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This Is What a Nationwide Protest Against the Russian Government Looks Like

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Protesters gather at Marsivo Field in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Thousands of people crowded in St.Petersburg on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a wave of nationwide protests that were the most extensive show of defiance in years. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday as he was heading to walking to Moscow’s Pushkin Square, where thousands of demonstrators protested against the government. Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner leading the charge against Russian President Vladimir Putin, had called for the protests along with his Foundation for Fighting Corruption, […]

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