South Korea, US Plan More Drills After North Korea Nuclear Test Rattles Globe

South Korea said on Monday it was preparing new military exercises with its allies in the United States and increased its ballistic missile defenses in response to the sixth and most powerful nuclear test in North Korea the day before. The UN Security Council will meet on Monday to discuss further sanctions against the isolated … [Read more…]

Nearly 90,000 Rohingya Escape Myanmar Violence as Humanitarian Crisis Looms

Cox Bazar, Bangladesh: Almost 90,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in August, putting pressure on the limited resources of aid agencies and communities that have helped hundreds of thousands of refugees from violent spasms in Myanmar. The bloodshed in Rakhine state in northwest Myanmar was triggered by an Aug. 25 … [Read more…]

BRICS Summit 2017: Xiamen Declaration Will Put Pressure on China to Act Against Masood Azhar

Xiamen: Xiamen’s statement came out and, for the first time in the history of the BRICS, a very strong and explicit language was used on the subject of terrorism. Paragraph 48 of the declaration explicitly mentions terrorist groups based in Pakistan, such as Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed, and calls for joint action by the BRICS against … [Read more…]