The level of influence and intensification contributed by al-Zawahiri to the contemporary wave of terrorism that continues to plague the world remains unmatched.
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Two US Navy warships sailed through international waters in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (Aug 27), the first such operation since a visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi enraged China which regards the island as its territory.
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Washington and its allies have drawn fire and a backlash recently for their alarming, hasty pace of boosting military muscle and even a nuclear arms race in the Asia-Pacific region as they advance exclusive defense blocs such as AUKUS and QUAD.
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Time turns a page to mark a year since the re-emergence of the Taliban in Afghanistan through the colossal failure of the Biden administration’s botched military withdrawal. The threat that the Taliban now emanates to Asia and the world is not pristine but rather a neo-mandate of its former leadership.
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Adani Group said Tuesday it will buy a majority stake in NDTV, a high-profile Indian news house, in an apparent hostile takeover as the billionaire Gautam Adani expands his media ambitions.
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Chameera had sustained an injury on his left leg during the team practice. He has been replaced by Nuwan Thushara in the 18-man squad.
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Najib to serve 12-year jail sentence after failing in final bid to overturn guilty verdict in 1MDB-linked case
Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak will serve his 12-year prison sentence after the Federal Court on Tuesday (/Aug 23) upheld the guilty verdict against him in the SRC International case.
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In the Sri Lankan state of affairs, the hidden hands behind the Aragalaya begin to come to light — including the involvement of the JVP, its fronts and breakaway groups.
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Many Afghans expressed shock or doubt on Tuesday (Aug 2) that Al-Qaeda’s chief had been killed in Kabul by a United States drone strike, saying they could not believe Ayman al-Zawahiri had been hiding in their midst.
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Charles Barkley’s appeal is distinct, but easy to understand. Even when he’s wrong, he’s funny. Even when he’s completely uninformed, he’s compelling. Even when he’s the crotchety old man railing against the modern NBA style of play or soft players, at least he has the guts to say it, blowback be damned.