• Top US general vows response if military confirms reports of Russian bounties0

    America’s top general has said military intelligence agencies are working to corroborate reports of Russia paying Taliban fighters bounties for killing US soldiers and vowed a response if they were confirmed. Gen Mark Milley, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, told the House armed services committee, that the Pentagon was committed to discovering

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  • Explosions, power outages reported near Tehran

    Explosions, power outages reported near Tehran0

    Explosions were reported west of Tehran on Thursday night, with some initial reports claiming that the explosions occurred at a missile depot belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). According to the Iranian Mehr News Agency, the explosions were reported by social media users west of Tehran and in the cities of Garmdareh and

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  • India says 20 soldiers killed on disputed Himalayan border with China0

    Twenty members of India’s armed forces have been killed in a “violent face-off” with Chinese soldiers on their disputed Himalayan border in the worst military crisis between the two countries in nearly 60 years. The deaths are the first loss of life in the border area since 1975, and come amid a renewed dispute between

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  • North Korea has blown up South Korean liaison office, Seoul says

    North Korea has blown up South Korean liaison office, Seoul says0

    North Korea “destroyed’ a joint liaison office building on its side of the border on Tuesday, Seoul’s Unification Ministry said, per AP. Details: “North Korea blew up the inter-Korean liaison office” in the border town of Kaesong, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said via text message, according to Bloomberg. Smoke could be seen and “an explosion

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  • North Korea: Call from South to North goes unanswered for first time

    North Korea: Call from South to North goes unanswered for first time0

    Image copyright Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Image caption The North wants the South to stop defector groups sending propaganda balloons over the border South Korea’s daily call to a jointly-run liaison office in North Korea has gone unanswered for the first time. The break came days after North Korea said it would pull out of the

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  • Call from South to North Korea left unanswered

    Call from South to North Korea left unanswered0

    Image copyright Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Image caption The North wants the South to stop defector groups sending propaganda balloons over the border South Korea’s daily call to a jointly-run liaison office in North Korea has gone unanswered for the first time. The break came days after North Korea said it would pull out of the

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