Google has removed a Taliban-developed application from the Play Store. While the aim of the application is likely to be establishing its existence digitally as well as globally, the use of the Pastho language indicated that the application targeted mainly local audience.
The Taliban-developed app was called Alemarah that enables viewing and reading in Pashto. It was deleted from Google’s Play Store within a short time after a report from SITE Intel Group. The app was available in five different languages including Arabic and English.
The new regulation is being established initiated by the San Bernardino shooting in California that killed 14 people and left 22 wounded. It has drawn many concern and dismay among European citizens, especially those with the dual nationalities as mentioned. Europe could also reciprocate, restricting American with the same duality to enter Europe.
Opium production has been one of Afghanistan source of economy. Since 1950's in the area known as Golden Crescent is a well-known opium and heroin production in the world.
The Air Force announced Thursday that it plans to more than double its drone squadrons and spread them in and out of the United States. According to the Washington Times, this will add 3,000 more personnel, 700 pilots, and 700 sensor operators. Langley Air Force Base U.S. Air Combat Command head Gen. Herbert Carlisle said adding squadrons in Langley and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona could help in the intelligence-gathering tasks.
In order to ensure faster processing of foreign arms sales in the US, the government is putting immense effort. In the financial year 2015, the foreign arms sales heaved 36% to 46.6 billion. Besides, as per pentagon official's view, the sudden surge expected to remain strong in the coming years.
Police and armed forces are still searching for one Islamic State terrorist suspect and his accomplices in Brussels. Citizens cooperate with police to stop sharing information via Twitter, they shared photos of cat with #Brusselslockdown hashtag in Twitter.
Amidst a growing threat from Islamic State terrorism, Britain strengthen its defense by spending more budget on defense and security. According to CNN, Britain will beef up its security by purchasing nine new Boeing P8 maritime patrol aircraft for surveillance and anti-submarine warfare,with additional spending of £12 billion ($18 billion).
After a Paris devastating terror attack by Islamic State on Friday night, global market reacted to the event. US and European stock slid slightly, and so are markets in other parts of the world. However, global market resilience have increased to show their strength against terrrorism.
This week, a surprising airline news claims that Airbus has expressed its interest in hiring newly arrived refugees in Germany. According to Airbus CEO, Tom Enders the refugees could work in the airline's facilities for a different wage rate.
The United States imposes sanctions upon 30 individuals and groups linked to the Islamic State. Fifteen people were designated by the Treasury Department as Islamic State supporters, while 10 individuals and five groups were tagged by the State Department as foreign terrorist fighters.
An Iraqi bank controlled by Jordanian interests plans to open five more branches in Iraq by the end of this year, a sign that there is still money to be made in much of the country despite civil war and low oil prices.
Oil prices slipped on Friday as worries over the impact of war in the Middle East on crude supplies were outweighed by reports of profit-taking ahead of a long weekend.
European shares fell on Monday, weighed down by worries over a looming cash crunch in Greece, while the dollar rebounded after concern over the U.S. economy drove the currency to four-month lows on Friday.
Oil prices rose on Monday after Islamic State militants said they had seized control of the key city of Ramadi in western Iraq, raising fears of deeper turmoil in the oil-producing country.