Putin Vows to Retaliate US Withdrawal from Nuclear TreatyRussian President Vladimir Putin promised to retaliate Donald Trump’s decision to pull out the US from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), calling on called on the government and military officials to develop “concrete steps” Moscow can take in response to Washington’s withdrawal.
Imran Khan Hits back at Trump ’Tirade against Pakistan’Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan lashed out at US President Donald Trump, saying America, instead of making Pakistan a "scapegoat" for its failures in Afghanistan, should find out why the Taliban has emerged "stronger than ever before".
Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi assassination: CIA ConcludesThe US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Arab kingdom’s consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul last month, the Washington Post reported late Friday.
Turkey Detains 13 over 2013 ProtestsTurkey has detained 13 people including two prominent academics on Friday over links to rights activist Osman Kavala, who was jailed a year ago pending trial for trying to overthrow the government.
Alwaght- A recent visit made by Kyrgyz President to Tehran has been significant from two main aspects: firstly, bilateral relations between Iran and Kyrgyzstan, secondly, the perspective of international relations and regional activities conducted for Iran's membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Iran was among the first countries that recognized the independence of Kyrgyzstan, and also it was one of the first countries which opened an embassy in Kyrgyz Republic. Over the last few years, the relations between Iran and Kyrgyzstan have experienced some ups and downs; however, they were not politically motivated and were primarily triggered by regional developments and the governments in power in two countries. Nevertheless, with the emergence of some West oriented government in Kyrgyzstan, the relations between two countries were reduced.
Alwaght- the Turkey president, Erdogan, along with 200 Turkish merchants, in his 3-day journey to Kazakhstan to participate in the second meeting of the Turkey-Kazakhstan High Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC). Erdogan in his tour met his Kazakh counterpart and exchanged views about development of bilateral cooperation in industrial, investment, transportation, cultural, regional and international areas. His entourages were ministers of foreign, defense, economy, agriculture, energy, transportation, culture and tourism.
Alwaght- At the moment Central Asia has two areas capable of triggering high-tensions; the first is the Fergana Valley, while the Northern Afghan borders with Central Asian countries, particularly Tajikistan and Turkmenistan represent the second area. Crisis in these areas threatens the security of Russia, China and Iran.