At least four soldiers killed following militant attack in northwestern Pakistan

At least four Pakistani soldiers were killed in an attack by militants in northwestern Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan early on Thursday, the military said. The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), or Pakistan Taliban, which renewed an allegiance with the Taliban when the Islamist militant group took power in Afghanistan last August, claimed responsibility for the… Read More At least four soldiers killed following militant attack in northwestern Pakistan

Former U.S. President Donald Trump files lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, several others over 2016 Russian collusion allegations

Donald Trump on Thursday sued his rival in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton, and several other Democrats, alleging that they tried to rig that election by tying his campaign to Russia. The lawsuit covers a long list of grievances the Republican former president repeatedly aired during his four years in the White House… Read More Former U.S. President Donald Trump files lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, several others over 2016 Russian collusion allegations

Ethiopian government declares unilateral truce with Tigrayan forces

Ethiopia’s government on Thursday declared an immediate, unilateral truce in its conflict with rebellious Tigrayan forces to allow aid into the northern province, although it was not clear how it would enforce it. “The government of Ethiopia hopes that this truce will substantially improve the humanitarian situation on the ground and pave the way for… Read More Ethiopian government declares unilateral truce with Tigrayan forces

West African court orders lifting of some sanctions imposed on Mali

The court of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) on Thursday ordered suspension of the eight-nation body’s sanctions against Mali, imposed in January after the junta delayed elections. The sanctions severed Mali’s access to regional financial markets and have contributed to its default on about $180 million in debt payments and jobs losses.… Read More West African court orders lifting of some sanctions imposed on Mali

North Korea test-fires largest ICBM

North Korea conducted what is thought to be its largest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test ever on Thursday, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said, marking a dramatic end to a self-imposed moratorium on long-range testing. It would be the first full-capability launch of the nuclear-armed state’s largest missiles since 2017, and represents a major… Read More North Korea test-fires largest ICBM