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Venezuela says two military officials arrested over drone blasts

Venezuela says two military officials arrested over drone blasts

Venezuela chief prosecutor, Tarek Saab, said on Tuesday two high-ranking military officers were arrested for their alleged involvement in drone explosions during a speech by President Nicolas Maduro earlier this month.

Defence Minister meets US defence official

Defence Minister meets US defence official

During the meeting, bilateral relations were discussed as well as means of strengthening and developing them.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe hopes his former party will lose poll

Zimbabwe's Mugabe hopes his former party will lose poll

President Mnangagwa, Mugabe's former ally in the ruling ZANU-PF party, faces opposition leader Nelson Chamisa of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in the landmark vote.

Pakistan's Imran Khan wins election but no majority

Pakistan's Imran Khan wins election but no majority

Election officials are under fire for the lack of a result two days after ballots closed, an unprecedented delay that observers say has undermined the legitimacy of the exercise.

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif heads home to face jail before polls

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif heads home to face jail before polls

Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia last week to 10 years in prison by a corruption court.

Erdogan names army chief top general in military shake-up

Erdogan names army chief top general in military shake-up

Turkey's new government announced the appointment of former chief of staff General Hulusi Akar as defence minister.

Cambodian strongman's son assumes powerful military roles

Cambodian strongman's son assumes powerful military roles

The son of Cambodia's long-serving Prime Minister was promoted to two senior military posts on Saturday as his father looks to widen his family's influence.

Xi says China not 'expansionist' but won't give up territory

Xi says China not 'expansionist' but won't give up territory

Chinese President Xi Jinping told US Defense Secretary James Mattis Wednesday that China has no plans to create chaos in the world -- although he defended his country's claim to disputed islands in the South China Sea.

Syrian army 'drops barrel bombs in southwest assault'

Syrian army 'drops barrel bombs in southwest assault'

A war monitor reported Syrian military helicopters dropped barrel bombs on rebel-held areas of the southwest on Friday for the first time in a year.

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for elections on July 30

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for elections on July 30

Emmerson Mnangagwa, who became president following the military takeover, has promised to deliver on free and fair elections.

US wasted billions in failed Afghan stabilization efforts: official

US wasted billions in failed Afghan stabilization efforts: official

The United States wasted billions of dollars trying to stabilize fragile parts of Afghanistan from 2001-2017 and some efforts caused more harm than good, a US government watchdog said Thursday.

Pakistan military kills senior militant in Baluchistan raid

Pakistan military kills senior militant in Baluchistan raid

Pakistan's military has killed a senior member of militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi(LeJ) along with two suicide bombers in a raid in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, the army's media wing said.