Pakistan successfully test-fires new version of long-range
PAKISTAN successfully test-fired a new version of
its long-range nuclear-capable missile on Friday, the military said.
The Hatf VI (Shaheen II) ballistic missile, launched from an
undisclosed location, has a range of 2,000 Km.
Bangladesh Nobel winner launches political party
BANGLADESH’S Nobel peace prize winner
Muhammad Yunus on Thursday formally launched his “Citizens’ Power”
party, confirming his plans to join active politics.
Britain to send extra troops to Afghanistan
Britain is expected to announce the
deployment of more than 1,000 extra troops to Afghanistan to help
combat an anticipated offensive by Taliban insurgents in coming
months, the Guardian newspaper reported on Friday.