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An Afghan Air Force Mi-17 helicopter starts up its engines in preparation for a flight at Kabul International Airport, September 24, 2011.
Afghan Forces   Afghanistan Airstrike   ISIS in Afghanistan   Photos   Wikipedia: 2017 Nangarhar airstrike  
 Khaama Press 
Afghan forces conducted 41 airstrikes, 33 ground operations, killing 86 insurgents: MoD
The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces conducted at least 41 airstrikes and 33 ground operations against the insurgents leaving at least 86 of them dead, including militants affiliated with t... (photo: USAF / Matthew Smith)
Kanye West accepts the video vanguard award at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Los Angeles.
Far East   Kanye West   Kid Cudi   Photos   Wikipedia: Kanye West  
 Calhoun Times 
Kanye West is 'working on a top-secret project with Kid Cudi'
Kanye West is reportedly working on a top-secret project with Kid Cudi in Japan. | The 'Famous' hitmaker has kept a distinctly low profile since suffering a breakdown in 2016, but it's now been claime... (photo: AP / Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision)
File - U.S. Marines with Task Force Southwest depart a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter prior to an advisory meeting with Afghan National Army soldiers at Camp Hanson, Afghanistan, June 13, 2017.  Arkansas Online 
Utah soldier dies in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A U.S. soldier was killed and several others were wounded in a battle with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said. | The military said in a statem... (photo: USMC / Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
Afghanistan   American Soldier   Islamic State   Photos   Wikipedia: War in Afghanistan (2001present)  
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Prime Minister Xi Jinping  Deccan Chronicle 
India aims to restrict Chinese business, tightens power, telecom rules
New Delhi: India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment for malware - moves that government and ... (photo: Creative Commons / kremlin.ru)
China Market in India   CyberAttack   Photos   Telecom Industries India   Wikipedia: List of companies of China  
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U.S. and South Korean soldiers salute during a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony for Deputy Commander of the South Korea-U.S. Combined Force Command at Yongsan Garrison, a U.S. military base, in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Yahoo Daily News
US, S.Korea joint drills dangerous: Pyongyang
Pyongyang, Aug 18 (IANS) North Korea on Friday warned that the controversial joint military exercises of South Korea and the US, which are scheduled to start next week, c... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Joint Military Exercise in SKorea   Photos   South Korea Drills   US Military Exercise   Wikipedia: United States Forces Korea  
PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 14, 2011) The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11), left, The guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Kurama (DDH 144) conduct maneuvers off the coast of Hawaii during the integrated maritime exercise Koa Kai. India TV
US, Japan vow to boost defence cooperation with India, South Korea and Australia
The US and Japan have agreed to advance their multilateral security and defence cooperation with countries like India, South Korea and Australia, amidst China’s growing... (photo: Creative Commons / Daniel Barker)
Foreign Minister Taro Kono   Photos   US Secretary Rex Tillerson   US and Japan Military   Wikipedia: United States Forces Japan  
Infosys Chief Executive Officer Vishal Sikka, speaks during a press conference in Mumbai, India, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Sify
Infosys CEO and MD Sikka resigns
Infosys Ltd said on FridayVishal Sikka has resigned as managing director and chiefexecutive of the company with immediate effect. | U B Pravin Rao has been appointed as i... (photo: AP / Rafiq Maqbool)
Infosys Ltd - India   Photos   Vishal Sikka   Wikipedia: Vishal Sikka  
In this Saturday, July 8, 2017, photo, a One horned Rhinos wades through flooded Kaziranga national park in Kaziranga, 250 kilometers (156 miles) east of Gauhati, India. Deccan Herald
Over 140 animals found dead in flood-hit Kaziranga Park
Out of the seven dead rhinos, six drowned while the other died of natural causes. DH File Photo | The second wave of floods in Assam has inundated 80 per cent of the 481 ... (photo: AP / Anupam Nath)
Animals Death in India   Assam Floods   Kaziranga Park Floods   Photos   Wikipedia: 2017 Northeast India floods  
A motorist looks at a flooded underpass during a rainstorm in Beijing, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. A strong weather system brought heavy rain to China's capital on Wednesday. People Daily
China warns of geological disasters in some regions
Meteorological authorities Thursday warned of possible geological disasters in southwestern China as heavy rain is expected in the region. | The National Meteorological C... (photo: AP / Mark Schiefelbein)
China   Geological Disasters   Jiuzhaigou County   Photos   Wikipedia: China  
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi at Gandhi National Memorial, Aga Khan Palace , Pune, India. Picture taken - 29th March. 2009. The Times of India
Dakshinayan condemns demolition of Gandhis’ memorials in MP
Nagpur: Condemning act of demolishing Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi's memorials on the banks of river Narmada in Madhya Pradesh on July 27, Dakhishnayan Maharashtra ... (photo: WN / smita)
Dakhishnayan Maharashtra   Kasturba Gandhi   Mahatma Gandhi   Photos   Wikipedia: Madhya Pradesh  
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to members of the press on the sidelines of the ASEAN ministerial meetings in Manila, Philippines, August 7, 2017 DNA India
US prepared to use force against North Korea: Tillerson
The United States is prepared to use force against North Korea in the event of a missile launch towards Japan, Guam or South Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said ... (photo: Public Domain / State Department)
Guam   North Korea Nuclear Program   Photos   Rex Tillerson   Wikipedia: 2017 North Korea crisis  
President-elect Donald Trump stands with Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma as they walk to speak with reporters after a meeting at Trump Tower in New York, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Xinhua
Alibaba shares climb nearly 3 pct after earnings report
NEW YORK, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Shares of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba went up 2.77 percent to close at 163.92 U.S. dollars on Thursday after the company announced bett... (photo: AP / (AP Photo/Evan Vucci))
Alibaba   Earnings   Hangzhou   Photos   Wikipedia : Alibaba  
Journalists observe the damaged USS Fitzgerald is seen at the U.S. Naval base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo Sunday, June 18, 2017. WorldNews.com
Dozens of Soldiers, Leadership Punished After Fatal USS Fitzgerald Collision
| The top two officers and the top enlisted sailors who were in charge when the USS Fitzgerald had a collision on June 17 that killed seven crew members will face discipl... (photo: AP / Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan   Photos   US Navy   USS Fitzgerald   Wikipedia: USS Fitzgerald and MV ACX Crystal collision  
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and United Kingdoms Secretary of State for Defence, Sir Michael Fallon, hold a joint press conference at Lancaster House in London, United Kingdom, March 31, 2017. WorldNews.com
Report: Mattis, South Korean Defense Minister Plan Talks on No. Korea, Regional Issues
| Reuters reported U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has a meeting scheduled with his South Korean counterpart, Defense Minister Song Young-moo, later this month follow... (photo: US Army / Amber I. Smith)
James Mattis   Photos   Song Young-moo   South Korea   Wikipedia: James Mattis  
This 2009 handout photo released by a friend of Xiyue Wang, shows Xiyue Wang at his apartment in Hong Kong, China. Princeton University professor Stephen Kotkin, who advised Wang, a Chinese-American researcher sentenced to prison in Iran, defended his former student as innocent of all charges against him. WorldNews.com
Appeal Denied For Princeton University Doctoral Student Held In Iran
| Reuters reported a Princeton University student convicted on espionages in Iran and sentenced to 10 years in prison has had his appeal denied, the university and his wi... (photo: AP / Friend of Xiyue Wang via AP)
Held In Iran   Photos   Princeton University Student   Xiyue Wang  
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, military vehicles carrying missiles for both nuclear and conventional strikes drive past the VIP stage during a military parade to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the PLA at Zhurihe training base in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Sunday, July 30, 2017. Deccan Chronicle
China won't drop matter even if India withdraws troops from Doklam: Chinese daily
Beijing: Amid military standoff between India and its neighbour in Sikkim, Chinese media on Wednesday said China won’t let the matter drop even if India pull back i... (photo: AP / Zha Chunming)
China and India Conflict   Doklam Standoff   Photos   Sikkim Border Issues   Wikipedia: 2017 ChinaIndia border standoff  
China India
- Gordon says Davao Group probe possible
- How to avoid danger and illness in the Hungry Ghost Month
- China to continue its support to WHO
- Clay sculptures created by craftsman in NW China's Gansu
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Prime Minister Xi Jinping
India aims to restrict Chinese business, tightens power, telecom rules
- MoS Finance Santosh Gangwar praises PM Modi's governmen
- There will be regime change at Centre in 2019: Mamata
- Aiming to win 22 Lok Sabha seats in 2019: West Bengal BJP Pr
- Manish Pandey hopes to carry `A` series form
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Prime Minister Xi Jinping
India aims to restrict Chinese business, tightens power, telecom rules
Turkey Iraq
- Erdogan urges German-Turks to punish mainstream parties
- Erdogan urges German-Turks to punish mainstream parties
- Erdogan urges Turks in Germany to reject Merkel, saying her
- Erdogan urges German-Turks to punish mainstream parties
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, March 2, 2017.
Turkey criticizes Merkel, says Germany can't dictate EU policy
- Gunmen kill seven relatives of Iraqi policeman
- Better-armored vehicles in Iraq could have saved lives, Fall
- Gunmen kill seven relatives of Iraqi policeman
- Gunmen kill seven relatives of Iraqi policeman
An Afghan Air Force Mi-17 helicopter starts up its engines in preparation for a flight at Kabul International Airport, September 24, 2011.
Afghan forces conducted 41 airstrikes, 33 ground operations, killing 86 insurgents: MoD
Saudi Arabia Japan
- Iran Opposition Leader Hospitalized After Going on Hunger St
- Iran player breaks silence over ban for playing against Isra
- ‘Love’ season 3: Everything you need to know
- ​CBJ Morning Buzz: Eclipse fever arrives in Carolinas; Tra
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.
Iran building missile factory in Syria- Israel media
- Vuzix M300 to be Demonstrated with LogistiVIEW Work Flows fo
- The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture
- Overseas Expansion: Japan's BitFlyer to Sell Bitcoin in
- US, Japan vow to boost defence cooperation with India, South
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Frankfurt and Dublin make bankers feel wanted in battle for Brexit jobs
Indonesia Pakistan
- Indonesia begins one-year countdown to Asian Games 2018
- Google taps Indonesia with a slimmed-down Search app
- Implement constitution for public welfare: VP kalla
- Indonesia condemns terror attack in Barcelona
Homo Sapien
Humans arrived in Southeast Asia 20,000 years earlier: Study
- Iran holds Quranic meeting in Pakistan
- Military-run SCO denied permission to operate across country
- Pakistan is "sham democracy": UK, US academics
- Pakistan should 'pull out' of Kashmir: Pakhtoon lead
File - Malala Yousafzai, education advocate and Co-founder of the Malala Fund, delivers her keynote address at the opening of the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, Oslo, Norway, 7 July, 2015.
Education activist Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford