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[3 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

By Minnie Chan in South China Morning Post, Oct 3, 2017
China’s ongoing military leadership reshuffle, which has seen two heavyweights in the powerful Central Military Commission (CMC) lose their commands in the past month, will help President Xi Jinping shake up the body, which controls the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), and increase his dominance of it, analysts said.
The ousting of General Fang Fenghui, former head of the CMC’s Joint Staff Department, and General Zhang Yang, former head of the commission’s Political Work Department, from the functional posts that …

Bangladesh »

[3 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

Report in Dhaka Tribune, Oct 3, 2017
Bangladesh has sought details from India regarding British Bangladesh national Samiun Rahman, who was arrested in Delhi last month.
Bangladesh wrote a letter to National Investigation Agency (NIA) seeking Saimun’s details.
On September 17, Samiun was arrested from Vikas Marg in east Delhi for allegedly trying to recruit Rohingya on behalf of the terrorist outfit Al-Qaeda.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and NIA regularly exchange inputs on cases of terrorism as per a memorandum of understanding (MoU).
“The UK High Commission sought consular access to him [Saimun]. India granted …