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Tehran’s responses to the incident was similar to that of Moscow’s after Cherbnobyl — denial, grudging acknowledgment and an apology. But Ali Khamenei is not Mikhail Gorbachev.
There have been questions about the purpose & future direction of NATO since 1991, but its problems became more pronounced after Donald Trump became US President in 2017.
As a major instrument of political repression and control in Soviet Union, some 18 million people passed through the gulags between 1929 and death of Stalin in 1953.
Afghans fear the conflict will continue after the deal between a desperate Trump in an election year and Pakistani military skilled in multiple-crossing.
The uncomfortable truth for Islamabad is that not one country spoke out in its favour after India sent in its Mirages.
Threats from nuclear weapons & climate change have exacerbated, says the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, taking us closer to global annihilation.
The machinations of Kim Philby, the British spy on Russia’s payrolls, reportedly led to the death of several agents.
On this day in 1971, the Pakistani Army surrendered in then East Pakistan, after Indian defence forces successfully completed operations on two fronts.
George HW Bush, a decorated war pilot and former CIA chief, helped steer America through the end of the Cold War while serving as the country's 41st president.
China is working on the development of super-hardened silo technology for its Dong Feng missiles at Taiyuan Space Launch Centre in Shanxi province.
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