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Events that have global disruptive potential

Russia and US defense chiefs agree on establishing ‘safe zones’ in Syria:- Washington/ Moscow: The ‘Safe zones’ declared in the four regions of Syria have established an entry barrier for fighter planes and cooperation between the US and Russian planes while carrying out any operations against terrorist groups in Syria As informed by Russian defence ministry, an agreement has been reached between the Ministers of Defence of Russia and the

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‘THAAD’ ready to protect South Korea, announces US military Seoul : The US Army announced last week that the ‘THAAD’ missile defense system which was deployed in South Korea was now ready for action. On the other hand, China objected to this deployment of the US and warned that necessary actions will be taken against it. THAAD batteries and missiles have been set up at a golf course at Seongju, 200

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Thousands of Afghan Taliban fighters have entered Germany through influx of refugees, stunning claim by German weekly Berlin: A German weekly has made a stunning claim that thousands of members of terrorist outfit ‘Taliban’ have entered Germany along with the influx of Afghanistani refugees in the past two years. The claim is based on the information received from the German agencies and investigations of some Afghan refugees is underway. In

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US’s ‘MOAB’ attack on Afghanistan shocks ‘IS’ as well as Pakistan Washington/Kabul: The US shocked the whole world by experimenting with the 10,000 kg bomb, the ‘GBU-43/B Massive Ordinance Air blast Bomb (MOAB)’ aka ‘Mother of all Bombs’ on Afghanistan. The bomb was dropped near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and according to the released information, 36 terrorists were killed due to it. But the tremors of this bomb were also felt

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NATO deploys German and 3 other warships in Ukraine Kiev: While the US has made demands to Russia over the ‘Crimea‘ conflict and the Ukraine Government has imposed restrictions on Russian banks, NATO has deployed 4 warships in Ukraine. These warships were from Germany, Poland, Spain and Turkey. In the last month, NATO had decided upon to increase its naval strength against Russia. The deployment of new warships is considered

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Famine and starvation in Africa – the biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945, cautions UN Unites Nations : In the African continent, just four countries contribute to more than two million citizens suffering from famine and starvation. The UN has claimed that this has been the biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945. If the international community does not come together to mutually resolve this issue, there will be no other option but to

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Withdrawal of USA & NATO troops from Afghanistan not possible, warn US military officials Washington : “US and NATO cannot withdraw troops from Afghanistan yet”, claimed General John Nicholson, US Army & NATO forces Commander in Afghanistan, demanding 5000 more troops to be deployed in Afghanistan. It is claimed that a new strategy is being developed by General Nicholson and US Defense Secretary James Mattis with respect to deployment of

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India should speak against atrocities against Muhajirs in Pakistan: ‘MQM’ Leader Altaf Hussain London: The Indian Prime Minister should also speak out against the atrocities committed by those Muhajirs who had migrated to Pakistan from India after the partition just as he had spoken out against the gruesome atrocities being committed by the Pakistani Army on the Baluch people, appealed Altaf Hussain, a leader of the Pakistani political party, ‘Muttahida Qaumi

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Visa-free travel of US citizens to Europe receives a setback in the European Parliament Brussels : US President Donald Trump and his policies have been criticized by the Europeans, and they have yet once again managed to shock the US. Going forward, “Visa” will be compulsory for all US citizens, who are travelling in European countries. In the European Parliament session, the resolution of ‘cancelling the “Visa-free” facility of US citizens

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China warns over the Taiwanese delegation‘s visit to India Beijing : China has registered protest over a 3 member parliamentary delegation from Taiwan which has visited India. Taiwan is a part of China and India must  not challenge the ‘One-China’ policy, said the Foreign Ministry of China. Chinese Government newspaper ‘Global Times’ has censured  India and said she is playing with fire. India, however, denied these accusations and made it clear