September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Media always publish fake propaganda

The Taliban co-founder and now deputy prime minister of Afghanistan released an audio statement yesterday saying he was alive and well after news of his supposed demise went viral on social media.

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Myanmar cell towers attacked

Protesters have destroyed around a dozen military-owned communications towers in Myanmar, witnesses and reports said yesterday, after the country’s self-proclaimed shadow government issued a call...

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Afghanistan’s most feared militants

The Taliban’s interim government in Afghanistan includes two representatives from one of their most feared factions -- the Haqqani network. As expected, they have emerged as key players in the new...

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

‘Not inclusive’

Expectations were building as the Taliban were taking time in announcing a government after taking over the country in a lightning offensive and decimating oppositions on the way.

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Myanmar junta agrees to Asean call for ceasefire

Myanmar’s military rulers have agreed to an Asean call for a ceasefire until the end of the year to ensure distribution of humanitarian aid, Japan’s Kyodo news agency said, citing the envoy of the...

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Afghan factions divided over Jammu & Kashmir

A Taliban spokesman has said the group reserves the right to speak out in support of Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir, remarks that run counter to senior Taliban leader Anas Haqqani’s contention that...

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

1,000 stuck in Afghanistan

The Taliban are preventing around 1000 people including dozens of American citizens and Afghans holding visas to the US or other countries, from leaving Afghanistan, US media reports said on Sunday.

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

Renewed activity ‘troubling’

North Korea appears to have restarted a nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced plutonium for nuclear weapons, the UN atomic watchdog said in an annual report, highlighting the...

August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021

Singapore fully vaccinates 80% of population against Covid-19

Singapore has fully inoculated 80% of its 5.7 million people against COVID-19, the health minister said on Sunday, becoming the world's most vaccinated country and setting the stage for...

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Changi Airport Terminal 1 and 3 to reopen to the public from Sept 1

Changi Airport will reopen Terminals 1 and 3 to the public from next Wednesday (Sept 1), following a three-month closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.