News Roundup 10/4/21

by | Oct 4, 2021

News Roundup 10/4/21

by | Oct 4, 2021

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  • The US and Russia agree to continue arms control talks. [Link]
  • Russia says the AUKUS defense pact threatens nuclear non-proliferation. [Link]
  • US and UK spy plans are circling the Russian exclave Kaliningrad. [Link]
  • Taiwan reports a surge in the number of Chinese flights through its air identification zone. [Link]

Korea

  • North and South Korea reopened a hotline between the two countries. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • Satellite footage shows no foreign aircraft at the Bagram Airbase. [Link]
  • The Taliban claim a successful raid against ISIS-K near Kabul. [Link]

Middle East

  • Iran is asking for the US to release $10 billion in frozen Iranian assets. [Link]
  • Jordan’s king took a call from Syrian President Assad for the first time since the Syrian Civil War broke out. [Link]
  • In Aden, Yemen, fighting broke out between the Southern Transitional Council and Islamists. [Link]

Africa 

  • Militants killed eight soldiers in Burkina Faso. [Link]
  • The Nigerian government claims Boko Haram is expanding its territory. [Link]

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