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This section includes the latest news relating to U.S. security policy around the world. Updated daily, the news provided in this searchable database highlights the most relevant security developments from around the world. 

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Thursday, November 10, 2016
“From the outset this trial has been marred by irregularities, and allegations of torture that have not been investigated. The authorities have failed to prove any criminal responsibility for the acts of violence these individuals have been accused of. The Appeal Court must put an end this farce," said Kiné Fatim Diop, Amnesty International’s West Africa Campaigner.English
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Mauritania
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Indo-U.S. defense ties will continue with Donald Trump as the next US president, government officials here agree. English
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India
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dropped his previous harsh criticism of Donald Trump Wednesday and said the new U.S. commander-in-chief could usher in a "new era" of cooperation on the anti-ISIS campaign and access to the Incirlik Air Base.English
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Up to 300,000 Nato troops have been put on alert amid rising tensions between Russia and the Baltic states. The secretary-general of NATO said the alliance hoped to speed up the response time of thousands of its troops to allow it to react to a combat situation more effectively.English
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Europe Regional
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The Indian central government’s refusal to renew foreign funding licenses of 25 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) without valid reasons violates their rights to freedom of expression and association, Amnesty International India and Human Rights Watch said today.English
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India
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The Obama administration has approved more than $278 billion in foreign arms sales in its eight years, more than double the total of the previous administration, according to figures released by the Pentagon on Tuesday.English
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Global
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
South Africa’s arms exports (export permits) were worth R2.98 billion in 2014 compared to R3.2 billion the year before and R10.6 billion in 2012, according to NCACC figures.English
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South Africa
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Prison murders have surged 60 percent in parts of northern Brazil, a potential sign of the serious repercussions of a new war between the country's two most powerful gangs.English
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Brazil
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The Rwandan military has acquired ATMOS 2000 155 mm self-propelled howitzers from Israel’s Soltam, which were revealed for the first time during a live fire exercise attended by President Paul Kagame.English
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Rwanda
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Corruption is so endemic it has generated a vocabulary of its own. A new book, the Corrupcionario Mexicano, hopes to make people stop seeing it as normal.English
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Mexico
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The first batch of Kenyan troops who had served in a U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan arrived home on Wednesday, after Nairobi ordered them to withdraw in response to the sacking of the Kenyan commander of the UNMISS force.English
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Kenya
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Russia is a case in point. A year ago Turkey and Russia were on the brink of war over Syria. Today they are in a courtship that may include critical defense and procurement cooperation.English
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Turkey
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Nearly one year on from the start of a wave of protests that has left at least 800 people dead at the hands of security forces, the Ethiopian government must take concrete steps to address grave human rights concerns in the country, Amnesty International said today.English
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Ethiopia
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Yemen's Foreign Minister Abdul Malik al-Mikhlafi reiterated Tuesday his government's rejection of a UN peace plan suggested two weeks ago by the UN envoy, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.English
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Yemen
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday called on U.S. president-elect Donald Trump to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan.English
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Afghanistan
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Libyan media has obtained leaked audio recordings of what appears to be US pilots speaking with the control tower of an airbase controlled by Libyan renegade general Khalifa Haftar.English
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Libya
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
One year after Colombia's decision to halt the aerial fumigation of coca crops, eradication levels have plummeted at the same time that coca production continues to soar, a trend that is sure to strengthen the criminal groups involved in this illicit activity. English
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Colombia
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The president-elect has questioned whether the U.S. should be committed to the defense of countries that fail to spend enough on their militaries. He has suggested a softer stance against Russia and urged the 28 NATO allies to focus more on fighting terrorism.English
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Europe Regional
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Only the development of transparent, legitimate institutions accountable to the people of Pakistan can serve as a long-term bulwark against instability and extremism in the countries.English
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Pakistan
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
U.S. ambassadors to the European Union and NATO sought to reassure Washington's allies in Europe on Wednesday that close cooperation would continue following the election of Donald Trump as president.English
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