Friday, May 20, 2016 - 06:49
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, spoke by phone on Wednesday with the President of the Republic of the Congo, Denis Sassou N’Guesso, expressing concern about that country’s security operation in the south-eastern Pool region and its impact on the civilians.
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 06:43
An African Union human rights report called on Friday for an international police force and more military and rights observers to be sent to troubled Burundi.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 06:47
A military delegation sent by Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday signed an agreement on military cooperation with the United States, which entails the establishment of a U.S. military base in Ushuaia, the southernmost tip of the South American nation.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 07:05
More than 40 members of the Chadian security forces have gone missing since the presidential elections on April 10. The country is bracing itself for the outcome of the poll.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 07:03
Denis Mukwege, who is the subject of an acclaimed 2015 film about his efforts to help women raped by the military and militia in the Democratic Republic of Congo, said that more than 600 people had been killed since October 2014. New York University's Congo Research Group also published a report claiming that soldiers from the regular army participated in the killings.
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 06:22
Romanian officials said they are pressing the alliance not to forget about its southeastern border as it goes about reinforcing the northeastern one. Alliance officials have said in recent days that Poland and the Baltic States are going to get a North Atlantic Treaty Organization force of about 4,000 troops, to be formally approved at the July summit in Warsaw.
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 07:42
Following damning revelations from the trial of some Air Force chiefs in the past administration, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has ordered investigation into all military formation payroll in the country.
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 06:16
American Special Operations troops have been stationed at two outposts in eastern and western Libya since late 2015, tasked with lining up local partners in advance of a possible offensive against the Islamic State, U.S. officials said.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 06:35
President Barack Obama is increasingly calling upon Special Operations forces to carry out so-called "small wars" across the Middle East and Africa to challenge both ISIS and al Qaeda in places where the U.S. maintains a footprint beyond Syria and Iraq.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 07:30
Denmark will strengthen its military contingent in Afghanistan with both personnel and investment to receive a boost in numbers. The current Danish presence of 80 people, who are primarily tasked with providing advice, support and training to the Afghan security forces, will be boosted by a further 16 military employees.