Asia/Africa update: July 7-8 2018

ASIAAFGHANISTAN An Afghan soldier attacked US service personnel stationed at the Tarin Kowt airfield in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province on Saturday. One US soldier was killed and two others wounded in the attack. Elsewhere on Saturday, the chief of the Charsada district was killed by a roadside bomb in Ghor province and a Taliban ambush in Ghazni province … Continue reading Asia/Africa update: July 7-8 2018


Asia/Oceania/Africa update: June 16-18 2018

ASIA GEORGIA Former Georgian Finance Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze is the country's new prime minister. He was named on Monday to replace Giorgi Kvirikashvili, who resigned last week over disagreements with their Georgian Dream party leader, Bidzina Ivanishvili. Bakhtadze plans to shrink the Georgian government--quite explicitly, from 14 ministries to 11. He's also looking to integrate Georgia into … Continue reading Asia/Oceania/Africa update: June 16-18 2018