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Covert missile test: North Korea launches space rocket in defiance of sanctions threats

Feb 07, 2016

Covert missile test: North Korea launches space rocket in defiance of sanctions threats

North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday, violating UN resolutions and doubling down against an international community already struggling to punish Pyongyang for a nuclear test last month. #World #NewsTracker #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Pyongyang #Park Geun-hye #Rocket launch #United States of America #Shinzo Abe #world peace #credible inter-continental ballistic missile
North Korea has begun fuelling rocket it plans to launch? US satellite data suggests so

Feb 05, 2016

North Korea has begun fuelling rocket it plans to launch? US satellite data suggests so

US satellite data suggests North Korea may have already begun fuelling a rocket it plans to launch this month in the face of international opposition, a Japanese newspaper reported today, citing a US defence official. #NewsTracker #Kim Jong-il #North Korea #Rocket #Kim Jong-un #Pyongyang #United States of America #Unha-3 rocket #Sohae satellite
Pakistan, China, US urge Taliban to rejoin Afghan peace talks

Jan 19, 2016

Pakistan, China, US urge Taliban to rejoin Afghan peace talks

Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States sat down to talks on Monday aimed at laying the ground for a negotiated end to almost 15 years of war between US supported government forces and Taliban insurgents now firmly on the offensive. #China #US #Pakistan #Afghanistan #United States of America
Iran's Revolutionary Guards seize 10 US sailors, 2 boats: Obama govt scrambles to get them back

Jan 13, 2016

Iran's Revolutionary Guards seize 10 US sailors, 2 boats: Obama govt scrambles to get them back

Iran's Revolutionary Guards in a statement early today confirmed they had seized two American boats and 10 sailors in "Iranian territory" near the Farsi island in the Gulf. #US #NewsTracker #Iran #Tehran #United States of America #Iran Revolutionary Guards
The secret nuclear network that runs past India's borders and feeds North Korea's bomb programme

Jan 07, 2016

The secret nuclear network that runs past India's borders and feeds North Korea's bomb programme

On the morning of 6 January, North Korea stunned the world by announcing that it had conducted a miniaturised hydrogen bomb test or thermos-nuclear device test. #India #ConnectTheDots #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #nuclear programme #United States of America
US begins arrest and deportation of illegal migrants

Jan 05, 2016

US begins arrest and deportation of illegal migrants

The US has launched nationwide enforcement operations to arrest and deport illegal immigrants who entered the country with children and have lost asylum cases. Most of those arrests are of those entering the US from its southern border. #US #NewsTracker #Immigration #United States of America #Jeh Johnson #Ali Noorani #National Immigration Forum
Kremlin 'welcomes' UK airstrikes on Syria, seeks broader coalition among nations

Dec 03, 2015

Kremlin 'welcomes' UK airstrikes on Syria, seeks broader coalition among nations

Moscow has been seeking to form a broader US-led coalition of nations to work with their own forces and fly bombing campaigns in Syria and Damascus. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #United Kingdom #News #Moscow #Kremlin #United States of America #US-led air strike #UK airstike
G-20 nations fund IS? That's not what Putin said and if he had, it would not be entirely wrong

Nov 18, 2015

G-20 nations fund IS? That's not what Putin said and if he had, it would not be entirely wrong

Days after the terror group Islamic State launched six coordinated terror attacks in Paris, Russian President Vladimir Putin made it to the headlines with this 'sensational' and rather blunt quote. Or did he? Let's take a look at what the media reported. #India #Syria #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Iran #Iraq #Kuwait #United States of America #islamic-state #Gulf nations #Terrorist Organisation
Islamic State is weakening in Syria, says Russia; Obama says 'no meeting of minds' with Moscow

Oct 17, 2015

Islamic State is weakening in Syria, says Russia; Obama says 'no meeting of minds' with Moscow

The aim of Russia's military operation in Syria is not to keep President Bashar al-Assad in power but to defeat Islamic State jihadists, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday. #Obama #Syria #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Medvedev #United States of America #islamic-state
Fifty spies say Islamic State intelligence report was cooked up: Report

Sep 10, 2015

Fifty spies say Islamic State intelligence report was cooked up: Report

Over 50 top intelligence analysts in the US have complained that their reports on Islamic State and Al-Qaeda's branch in Syria were altered by senior officials to give an optimistic assessment of America's war against the dreaded terror group. #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #USA #Report #islamic-state #CENTCOM #United State of America