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Ahafo needs military base to curb recurring political violence-Minister

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Mr Evans Opoku-Bobie, the Ahafo Regional Minister has called for a military base to help stop the needless and uncontrolled recurring of political violence...
Ghana Armed Forces

Military has no business with vigilantes-Ghana Armed Forces

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The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has described as “totally false”, allegations that it intends to give its military uniforms to vigilante groups and equip...
Military Deployment

Military, Police deployed across Volta to quell secessionists activities

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Mr Pius Hadzide, Deputy Information Minister has said military and police deployment has been stepped up across the Volta and parts of Oti regions...
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18 people killed in military plane crash in eastern Ukraine

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Eighteen people were killed and two seriously injured in the crash of an An-26 military plane in Kharkiv region in Ukraine, the press service...
Image provided by Noticias Telemedellin shows rescuers inspecting the site of the crashed plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, in La Ceja municipality, near Medellin, in the department of Antioquia, Colombia, on Nov. 29, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

2 pilots killed in military helicopter crash in North Afghanistan: government

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Two Afghan Air Force pilots were killed after a military helicopter crashed in the country's northern restive Baghlan province on Thursday, Defense Ministry...
Boko Haram Nigeria

Nigerian troops kill 7 Boko Haram commanders in military operations

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Nigerian military said on Thursday that some senior commanders of the extremist group Boko Haram were killed during recent military operations in the...
Nigerian Military

Nigerian military vows to rout bandits in Northwest region

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The Nigerian military on Thursday vowed to continue fighting bandits who have wreaked havoc in the country's northwest region until the criminals are routed...

Turkey seeks detention of 66 military personnel over failed coup

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Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for at least 66 military personnel over their alleged links to a network believed to be...
Nigerian Military

Morocco, France discuss military cooperation

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Military leaders from Morocco on Thursday discussed with visiting French Chief of Defense Staff General Francois Lecointre about military cooperation. The talks...
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1 bandit killed, 4 nabbed in Nigerian military raid

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One bandit was shot dead and four others were nabbed in a raid by the Nigerian military in the country's central region, a military...
Boko Haram Nigeria

5 Boko Haram militants killed in Nigerian military’s operation

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The Nigerian military on Monday confirmed five militants were killed in the latest operation against the Boko Haram group in the country's northeast region. ...
Turkey And Libya

Turkey, Libya agree to maintain military cooperation – ministry

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Turkey will continue to work with Libya in military training and consultancy, Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi...
Wreckage of cars are seen at the explosion site of a gas station in north Accra, capital of Ghana, Oct. 8, 2017. The number of people killed in the Saturday night gas explosion at a fuel station in Ghana's capital city Accra has gone up to six, with 35 injured, deputy spokesman of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) Prince Billy Anaglate told Xinhua on Sunday. (Xinhua/Justice Adoboe) (yk)

1 killed, 3 wounded in explosion in northern Iraq

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At least a woman was killed and three security members were wounded on Tuesday in a car bomb explosion in Iraq's northern city...
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2 U.S. soldiers killed in California chopper crash

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Two U.S. soldiers were killed and three others injured in a helicopter crash during a training exercise late Thursday in Southern California, U.S....

Car bomb explodes near Turkish military point in Northwestern Syria

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A car bomb exploded on Friday evening near a Turkish military point in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, a war monitor reported. ...
Islamic State had demanded a ransom in return for sparing the hostages? lives

6 military personnel killed by Islamic State in east Syria – monitor

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The Islamic State (IS) killed six members of the Syrian military intelligence in the country's eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Friday, a war...
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Cameroon honours Chinese military official with medal

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Cameroon on Thursday awarded the medal of Knight of the Order of Valour to Chinese Defense Attache to Cameroon, Senior Colonel Chai Xiaojiang for...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Chinese military medical experts help with Sierra Leone’s COVID-19 fight

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The Chinese Military Medical Expert Group (CMMEG) in Sierra Leone has been playing an active role in the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,...
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Russia blames U.S. for military vehicle collision in Syria

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Russia has blamed the United States for a recent collision between Russian and U.S. military vehicles in Syria. On Wednesday, Chief of...
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Four countries hold military exercise in response to Turkish activity

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A four-country air and sea military exercise involving France, Italy, Greece and Cyprus kicked off on Wednesday as a direct response to Turkish activities...
JUBA, May 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- The new chief of the army General Johnson Juma Okot (2nd L, Front) salutes President Salva Kiir (1st R) at the State House in Juba, capital of South Sudan, May 15, 2020. The new army chief of South Sudan People's Defense Forces (SSPDF) was first promoted from the rank of lieutenant-general to the rank of a general prior to becoming army chief. (Xinhua/Daniel Majak)

South Sudan military warns it will retaliate against rebel group

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South Sudan's military said on Monday it will retaliate against the attacks by the militia group, the National Salvation Front (NAS) led by renegade...
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Nothing has been decided with ECOWAS mediation team, spokesman of Mali’s military junta

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Spokesman of Mali's National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) Ismael Wague told the press on Monday that "nothing has been...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) speaks during a press briefing in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 5, 2020. Pompeo said Thursday the increasing violence in some parts of Afghanistan was unacceptable, urging warring parties to "stop posturing" before intra-Afghan peace talks. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Pompeo says U.S. to keep Israel’s military edge

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the U.S. will continue to ensure Israel's military edge in the Middle East under...
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Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council accuses attempts to “kidnap” revolution

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Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Monday accused unnamed trends of attempting to "kidnap" the popular revolution in Sudan and...
Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike on an allegerd Hamas site in the south east of Gaza City, Gaza Strip, 17 November 2012. Israel has put 75,000 reservists on standby amid speculation of an impending ground invasion. EPA/MOHAMMED SABER

Strikes Hamas sites after rocket attack from Gaza – Israel

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Two rockets fired from Gaza fell near the Israeli security fence late on Thursday before Israel launched airstrikes on Hamas sites in the Palestinian...
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita walks into a polling station in Bamako, Mali on April 19, 2020. The second round of legislative elections kicked off this Sunday at 8 a.m. GMT for Malian voters to choose the remaining 125 of the 147 deputies for Mali's National Assembly. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

France says its military operation continues in Mali

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The military operation by the French forces continues in Mali, Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly said on Thursday, two days after a...
Turkey

Turkey, Greece unlikely to compromise on East Med – Analysts

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By Burak Akinci Turkey and Greece are unlikely to reach a compromise to appease tensions that have flared up between the NATO allies over...
A Palestinian man inspects the damages of a house following an Israeli airstrike east of al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip, on Aug. 15, 2020. Israeli army aircraft struck on Friday night posts and facilities in the Gaza Strip that belong to Islamic Hamas movement militants in response to launching incendiary balloons from the coastal enclave into Israel. (Photo by Yasser Qudih/Xinhua)

Israeli military says shells Hamas posts in Gaza

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Israel's military said on Thursday its tanks shelled Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip overnight after explosive balloons were sent from Gaza into Israeli territory. ...

Namibia condemns military coup d’etat in Mali

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Namibia condemns the coup d'etat undertaken by elements of the military in Mali on Tuesday, the country's Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation said...
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Lady preacher remanded for preaching without nose mask

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An itinerary Pastor known as Joyce Oyedele, who was spotted preaching without a nose musk at the Central Business District has appeared before an...