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JFK’s Forgotten CIA Crisis

During a spectacular dinner at Mount Vernon, Kennedy pressed Pakistan’s leader for help with a sensitive spy operation against China.<p><b>At Mount …

Robert F. Kennedy

Here are all the big issues reportedly holding up the Iran nuclear agreement

After a marathon negotiating session in Vienna, the sides have drawn up a document with five annexes, according to Reuters.<p>Russian officials said on Thursday that they expected to complete a deal within "hours." Reuters reports that the text of the deal is 96% complete.<p>A deal would have to be …

South Asia

Here's What International Day Of Yoga Looked Like Around The World

On Sunday, June 21, people all over the world gathered to celebrate the United Nations' first ever International Day of Yoga.<p>Indian prime minister Narendra Modi was the driving force behind the event, which had yogis all all over the world taking to the mat to show their love of yoga. In fact, …

Yoga

Cockpit video of the Pakistani JF-17 Thunder during air display at Paris Air Show

The JF-17 Thunder is a light, single-engine, multi-role combat aircraft jointly manufactured by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) of China.<p>The Pakistan Air Force plans to operate 160 JF-17 multirole jets about one-third of those are already in active …

Paris Air Show

Why China, Pakistan and US are eyeing India's 'string of pearls'

OPEN TO OPINION<p>Keeping New Delhi in a state of low-intensity attrition is part of this Machiavellian strategy.<p>POLITICS<p>| 6-minute read | …

Indo-Russian 5th Generation Fighter Aircraft program: Delays and the possible outcomes

United States Air Forcehas successfully tested itsfifth generation fighter aircraftway back in 1997 and has inducted the same in December 2005. It …

Aerospace

PCB revives PSL plan for 2016

Pakistan news<p>The Pakistan Cricket Board has once again revived the plan of its franchise-based Twenty20 league, announcing the first season to take …

Cricket

How China Could Become a Two-Ocean Power (Thanks to Pakistan)

In the last few months Pakistan’s Government has made a number of decisions that have drawn the country even further into China’s geostrategic orbit. …

China

India and Bangladesh sign historic territory swap deal

<b>Bangladesh and India have signed a historic agreement to simplify their border by exchanging more than 150 enclaves of land.</b><p>India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ratified the deal with his counterpart Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka.<p>Thousands of Bangladeshis inhabit more than 50 enclaves in India, while …

India
Oil
India

The Afghanistan Arena: Pakistan’s Pivot to China

<i>The Rebalance</i> authors Mercy Kuo and Angie Tang regularly engage subject-matter experts, policy practitioners and strategic thinkers across the globe …

Geopolitics

The regional puzzle surrounding Pakistan's decision to stay out of Yemen | Afghanistan Analysts Network

A Delicate Balance: The regional puzzle surrounding Pakistan’s decision to stay out of Yemen<p>Author: <b>Ann Wilkens and Sudhanshu Verma</b> <b><br>Date: 25 May</b> …

Pakistan

Mont Blanc panorama is the world’s largest ever photograph

The world's 11th tallest mountain, Europe's Mont Blanc, is now the subject of the world's largest photograph.<p>An international team led by Italian photographer Filippo Blengini has published a gigantic panorama of Europe's loftiest peak, an image which weighs in at an enourmous 365 …

Paragliding

Watch Out, Pakistan: Israel to Sell India Mobile Missiles

Israel and India on the verge of signing a new “mega” defense deal, that would include Israel helping India develop a new mobile missile system.<p>On …

The economy in Pakistan is indeed improving

The recent terror attack in Karachi won’t help any, but still the news is looking up, from The FT:<p>The IMF has acknowledged that Pakistan averted a …

Economy

China Jams US Spy Drones Over Disputed South China Sea Islands

Global Hawk long-range surveillance drones were targeted by jamming in at least one incident near the Spratly Islands, where China is building …

Afghanistan
South Korea

China and Peru agree to study transcontinental rail link

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Peru have agreed to study the feasibility of a controversial 5,300 km (3,300 miles) transcontinental railroad that will connect Peru’s Pacific coast with Brazil’s Atlantic coast, China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported.<p>The agreement came as Chinese Premier Li …

China