Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces have performed a successful launch of the RS-18 (SS-19 Stiletto) two-stage ballistic missile from southwestern Russia into the Far East, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. 63 more words
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‘According to the UN report, compiled in coordination with the Afghan Ministry of Counter Narcotics, total opium poppy production amounted to 4,800 metric tons in 2016, with rising production triggered in part by a 91% decrease in eradication efforts, due to the poor security situation on the ground and a lack of specialized funding and logistics. 32 more words
Deadly mosque strike: Only US coalition & Iraqi jets in area, Human Rights Watch says while calling for probe
‘Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on Baghdad to investigate the alleged airstrike on a mosque south of Kirkuk that killed 13 women and children on Friday, noting that only US-led coalition and Iraqi air force jets are known to operate in the vicinity. 93 more words
A worthwhile learning experience.
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As the U.S.-backed offensive in Mosul, Iraq, begins, the mainstream U.S. media readies the American people to blame the terrorists for civilian casualties but the opposite rules apply to Syria’s Aleppo.
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta overnight, killing at least 59 people, mostly police cadets and recruits, and waging a ferocious gun battle with troops that lasted into early hours Tuesday. 1,015 more words