Turkey’s military bases are critical to the alliance, but a pressing majority of Turks feel the country would be left alone by its allies if it went to war with a non-ally nation.
Prominent ethnic insurgent group captures and burns down army base in eastern Karen state followed by military's air strikes.
The US alleges that China’s base in Africa is now big enough to host aircraft carriers.
The UAE signals a shrinking presence by tearing down some military structures in the Horn of Africa, though it continues to expand its military, economic and political footprint in the region.
US President Trump's veto of the bill that he calls a "gift" to China and Russia raises the possibility the measure will fail to become law for the first time in 60 years.
Al Shabab said the attack at Camp Simba was part of its "Al Quds (Jerusalem) shall never be Judaized" campaign –– a term it first used during an attack on the upscale Dusit hotel complex in Nairobi in January last year that left 21 people dead.
A suicide bomber in the capital Kabul and an attack in northern Baghlan province killed around 70 people on Wednesday. Those assaults came as a battle in strategic Ghazni wound down after the Taliban withdrew with hundreds killed on both sides.
Administrator of Ghazni city's hospital said at least 14 security forces were killed and 20 security personnel were wounded in the attack.
Security sources say dozens of soldiers have been killed in the ongoing clashes in which militants using night-vision goggles launched simultaneous raids on several Afghan military bases and posts in Dashte Archi district in Kunduz province .
The assault overnight in Kandahar was the latest in a wave of attacks in recent days across the country.
China began construction on a logistics base in strategically located Djibouti last year, which will resupply naval vessels taking part in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions off the coasts of Yemen and Somalia.
Under the bill, the armies of the two countries will also be able to carry out joint exercises, which are according to Turkey aimed at promoting regional peace.
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