The Northern Alliance has gained control of 80% of the Afghan territory, with 25 towns and provinces. Bitter fighting with the Taliban is on near Kunduz and Qandahar, and Nothern Alliance soldiers are doing fine, Sherali Khairulloyev, Tajikistan's Defence Minister, said to newsmen. Calm reigns in his country, bordering on Afghanistan, he added with reference to political and military developments alike. The situation is perfectly controllable.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.