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AMISOM probes helicopter crash in southern Somalia

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has launched investigations into circumstances in which its helicopter crashed Friday in southern Somalia injuring four soldiers. The...

1 soldier, 11 terrorists killed in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's army said a soldier and eleven terrorists were killed in a clash with an armed group on Saturday in the north of...

French court hands down life sentence to train attacker

A court in Paris handed down a life sentence to the main suspect behind a thwarted terrorist attack on a train in 2015,...

Polls open in Myanmar’s ‘fundamentally flawed’ election

Polls are to open on Sunday morning in Myanmar's second election since it emerged from outright military dictatorship, with Aung San Suu Kyi...
Ghana Armed Forces

Ghana Armed Forces celebrate its 75th Military Day band concert

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) on Thursday celebrated its 75th Military Day band concert and launched the 2020 poppy apparel to support the well...
Gaf Project

GAF initiates accommodation project for soldiers

The Central Command of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has cut the sod for work to commence on a 10-bedroom self-contained accommodation complex to...
File photo taken on April 21, 2012 shows Tangya Tusi site in central China's Hubei Province. Tusi sites -- the remains of an ancient political system adopted by Chinese emperors to govern ethnic minority regions in south-central and southwest China -- were inscribed in the World Heritage List on Saturday. The inscribed sites, located in mountainous areas, are Laosicheng in Hunan Province, Tangya in Hubei Province and Hailongtun Fortress in Guizhou Province. Tusi literally means hereditary tribal headmen appointed by Chinese emperors to govern the often unruly ethnic minority regions in the central and western parts of south China, where the specific tribal governance system was adopted from the 13th to the early 20th century. (Xinhua/Hao Tongqian) (wyo)

117 Chinese soldiers killed in Korean War laid to rest

The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War were laid to rest on Monday in a cemetery in Shenyang, capital...

5 more U.S. soldiers in South Korea test positive for COVID-19

Five more U.S. soldiers in South Korea have tested positive for COVID-19 amid the lingering worry about the virus spread here, the U.S....
Israeli soldiers are seen in the Israel-occupied Golan Heights next to Blue Line, a border demarcation drawn in 2000 by the United Nations after Israel withdrew its forces from southern Lebanon, July 28, 2020. Lebanese leaders on Tuesday warned against heightened border tensions with Israel, while slamming Israel for attacking southern Lebanon a day earlier, LBCI local TV channel reported. (Ayal Margolin/JINI via Xinhua)

8 Yemeni soldiers killed in Houthi missile attack: government sources

At least eight Yemeni soldiers were killed in missile attack by Houthi rebels on a government military camp in Yemen's northern province of...

3 soldiers killed in ambush in central Mali: ministry

Three Malian soldiers were killed and four other injured in an ambush on Wednesday in Boulkessy, a town in Mali's central region of...
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Cameroon court jails five soldiers for killing women and children

A military court in Cameroon on Monday found five soldiers guilty of killing two women and their two small children. Four of the accused received...

12 dead in clashes between troops and al-Shabaab in Somalia

At least 12 people have been killed in a series of clashes and attacks in south and central Somalia, sources told dpa on Monday. Eight...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, May 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Taliban militants attend a surrender ceremony in Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, May 20, 2020. Fifteen Taliban militants surrendered and handed over their weapons in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday, as the government has been trying to reconcile the insurgents after more than two decades of insurgency. (Photo by Sahel/Xinhua)

23 soldiers, 31 militants killed in clashes in Afghanistan: officials

At least 23 Afghan soldiers and 31 militants were killed and several fighters wounded in separate clashes in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar and western Badghis...
A security officer is seen at the scene of a large explosion near a check point in Mogadishu, Somalia, 28 December 2019. A source at a hospital said that the death toll has risen to at least 76 in what is believed to have been a car bombing. The explosion rocked an area near the junction called Ex-Control Afgoye, in a southwestern suburb of the capital Mogadishu. EPA/SAID YUSUF WARSAME

Roadside bomb kills 5 Afghan soldiers in western Badghis province

Five Afghan soldiers were killed as a roadside bomb struck a military vehicle in Abkamari district of the western Badghis province on Sunday, a...
Presence of UN troops is the only large-scale security measure in CAR. Major contributors are Rwanda, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Cameroon troops patrol the center of Bozoum during the regional Mining Center opening. Unfortunately, is possible that the center will attract attention of armed groups.

Three soldiers killed in ambush in central Mali – ministry

Three Malian soldiers were killed and five others were missing in an ambush on Wednesday in Mali's central region of Segou, the country's...

5 terrorists killed, 2 soldiers wounded in southern Philippine clash

At least five suspected Abu Sayyaf fighters were killed and two soldiers, including a junior military officer, wounded as security forces fought a group...
People inspect the site of a two bomb blasts in the government-controlled city of Homs, Syria on 21 February.REUTERS/SANA

Two soldiers killed in Somali car bomb attack

Two Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers were on Monday killed and three others wounded, including a U.S. officer, in a car bomb attack by...
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Over ten Malian soldiers killed in attack

The Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) confirmed on Friday that more than ten Malian soldiers were killed in an attack on Thursday at Guire...
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Latest Israeli strikes kill 11 in Syria – monitor

A total of 11 people, mostly military personnel, were killed in the overnight Israeli missile strikes on the capital Damascus and Daraa province...
A Syrian man pushes a wheelbarrow past collapsed buildings in the northern Syrian town of Manbij as civilians go back to their homes on August 14, 2016 more than a week after the Arab-Kurdish alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), pushed the Islamic State (IS) group out of the city. (AFP/Xinhua)

14 soldiers killed in battles with Islamic State in eastern Syria

A total of 14 Syrian soldiers were killed on Friday in battles with the Islamic State (IS) militants in the eastern province of...
Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2015 shows Malian soldiers cordoning off streets near Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali. At least 80 people taken hostage by unidentified gunmen in Radisson Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako have been freed, according to the Malian security ministry. (Xinhua)

Mali soldiers take power on ‘transitional’ basis after military coup

Soldiers leading a military coup against Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who resigned in the early hours of Wednesday, have announced they will take...
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Detained by mutinous soldiers, Malian president announces resignation

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, currently detained by mutinous soldiers in the military camp in Kati, a town close to Bamako, announced late Tuesday...
South Sudan

Death toll rises to 148 in clashes in South Sudan

Death toll in South Sudan has risen to 148 while more than 140 others have been injured following clashes between government forces and armed...

17 Boko Haram militants killed following ambush on Nigerian troops

At least 17 Boko Haram militants were killed and several others wounded when troops fought hard in an exchange of gunfire...
Israeli soldiers gather on November 20, 2019 near the settlement Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, seized from Syrian in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. - The Israeli army carried out a "wide-scale" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria early on November 20, killing at least 11 fighters, the Israeli army and a monitoring group said. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they carried out dozens on strikes against the Iranian elite Quds Force and the Syrian military, in response to four rockets fired at Israel a day before. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP)

Israel reduces soldiers’ leave after surge in COVID-19 morbidity

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced on Sunday that soldiers' leave will be reduced given the significant rise in COVID-19 morbidity in the military...
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K.T Hammond’s comment on Soldiers’ deployment not government’s position-Oppong Nkrumah

Information -Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says the comments made by Mr K.T. Hammond, the NPP member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa to the effect...
Dominic Nitiwul

Government has no ethnocentric agenda in deployment of soldiers

Minister of Defence Dominic Nitiwul, on Monday, refuted claims by the Minority NDC that government has deployed soldiers to Volta and Oti regions to...

82 bodies recovered following Boko Haram attacks in NE Nigeria

About 82 bodies had been recovered so far from four attacks in three different locations by suspected Boko Haram militants in a state in...

At least 5 soldiers killed in ambush in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

At least five Cameroonian soldiers were killed on Monday in an ambush by suspected armed separatist fighters in the country's restive Anglophone region of...

Seven soldiers wounded in landmine explosion in Cameroon

At least seven army soldiers were wounded by the explosion of a landmine in Cameroon's Far North region Tuesday afternoon, according to local media. ...