Obama to announce slower pullout from Afghanistan
The United States is reconsidering plans to
withdraw nearly all American troops from Afghanistan by the end of
next year. President Barack Obama is expected to announce his new
plan next week for slowing down the pace of troop drawdown between
now and the end of 2016.
NATO continues Baltic drills as Russia conducts own manoeuvres
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
continues its massive military drills in the Baltic to establish a
“line of troops” across Eastern Europe amid retaliatory Russian
“surprise” maneuvers across the country that began this week.
Ayatollah Khamenei urges closer ties between nation, govt. to
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah
Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on the Iranian nation and government
to develop closer ties in a bid to promote advances in the country.
Ayatollah Khamenei made the statement in his annual message to the
Iranian nation on the occasion of the Persian New Year early