Filipino President threatens to burn down the UN

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, known for his colorful rhetoric, has threatened to “burn down” the United Nations Headquarters in New York over mounting international...

Azerbaijan adopts new ways to crack down on protests

The rapid expansion of casinos in Baku and other Azerbaijani cities has become a particular social phenomenon. Activists in Azerbaijan lashed out the recent...

Filipino president wants to expel US forces in next two years

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he wants all foreign troops, in which the majority are American, out of the Phillipines in the next...

North Korea should be recognized as a nuclear state: official

An unnamed North Korean official has made the call that the state should be recognized as a "legitimate" nuclear weapon holding country. "Obama is trying...

South Korea says will shoot down Russian, Chinese missiles if THAAD...

South Korea will intercept Russian and Chinese missiles if these countries attempt to deliver a strike on the US anti-ballistic missile system THAAD due...

Tackling Pakistani madrassas An uphill struggle

This is an edited version of remarks by James M. Dorsey at the launch in Islamabad on 30 January 2018 of ‘The Role of...

Pakistan opposes anti-Assad foreign military intervention

Pakistan has joined Russia in opposing the violation of Syria's sovereignty and the attempts to topple the popular government under Bashar al-Assad. On Wednesday during...

“Red” level of terror threat in Alma-Ata

On Monday morning, unidentified assailants opened fire from an automatic weapon in the center of Alma-Ata near the local police station. According to the...

SouthFront: ISIS expands in Southeast Asia

With ISIS on retreat at Palmyra (Syria) and on the defensive at Mosul (Iraq), the Islamic State has now set its eyes upon the...

China to provide Syria’s military with medical training

China says it will provide the Syrian military with "medical and nursing professional training," urging a political solution to the conflict in the Arab...