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Monday, July 16, 2018 - 07:00
SAM's arms sales data is used in this article stating that some of the biggest beneficiaries of the recent NATO Summit could be U.S. weapons manufacturers.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 06:54
Over the last five years, the African Union (AU) troops, called AMISOM, forced al-Shabab from most major towns, but the rebels have regrouped with IEDs as their weapon of choice.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:35
The situation in the DRC is following a worryingly familiar script: elsewhere in the region, leaders’ attempts to extend their grip on power have led to violence in fragile, underdeveloped nations that can ill afford the accompanying economic shocks.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 08:21
The United States says it will back an arms embargo if the country's government blocks the deployment of a regional protection force in the war-torn country and continues to hinder the movement of U.N. staffers and peacekeepers.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 06:37
The West African nation of Mali has undergone an extraordinary transformation since 2012. Events have included a military coup, a foreign military operation to battle Islamist insurgents in the north and a presidential election; but, many young people in Mali who have lived through the turmoil are now asking, “What about us?”
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 06:58
A United nations peacekeeper was killed and four others wounded Sunday in northeastern Mali, when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb. A U.N. statement said the blast occurred in the Kidal region and that all of the victims were from Chad.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 06:19
Pakistan is rejecting Afghan demands for military action against Taliban commanders within Pakistan and emphasizes the need to continue talks for a settlement to the conflict in Afghanistan.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 06:45
Officials in Afghanistan say that a suicide blast in the central Parwan province Tuesday killed at least six people and wounded at least 22 others.
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 06:28
The United Nations said it expects more violence with the onset of spring in Afghanistan and called for increased regional cooperation and coordination to help the war-hit nation counter the terrorism threat.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 07:01
A senior Defense Department official told U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that Americans have been killed by detainees who were released from the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.