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GAF initiates accommodation project for soldiers

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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

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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

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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

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

3 soldiers killed in ambush in central Mali: ministry

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Three Malian soldiers were killed and four other injured in an ambush on Wednesday in Boulkessy, a town in Mali's central region of...
jail bars

Cameroon court jails five soldiers for killing women and children

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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...
al-Shabaab

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
terrorist

5 terrorists killed, 2 soldiers wounded in southern Philippine clash

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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

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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...
Nigerian Soldiers

Over ten Malian soldiers killed in attack

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The Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) confirmed on Friday that more than ten Malian soldiers were killed in an attack on Thursday at Guire...
Thunder strikes

Latest Israeli strikes kill 11 in Syria – monitor

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

K.T Hammond’s comment on Soldiers’ deployment not government’s position-Oppong Nkrumah

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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

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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

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

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

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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...
landmine

Seven soldiers wounded in landmine explosion in Cameroon

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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. ...
Bravest Frontline Soldiers

2020: The Year of the Bravest Frontline Soldiers

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When 2020 was declared ‘The International Year of The Nurse and Midwife’, I was amazed and honored by this annual World Health Organization theme...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Libya’s UN-backed government kills 10 eastern-based army soldiers in southern Tripoli

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The spokesman of the UN-backed Libyan government on Thursday said that the government's forces killed 10 soldiers of the rival eastern-based army in south...
armed men

Six die when armed men attack army unit in northwestern Uganda

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Three soldiers and three assailants were killed on Friday when an army unit responded to attackers armed with machetes, bows and arrows in northwestern...
kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigerian soldier kills 4 colleagues before committing suicide

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A Nigerian army corporal allegedly killed four soldiers before taking his own life on Wednesday with his service rifle, the Nigerian Army has said. ...

Ghana’s Battalion in South Sudan awarded

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Soldiers of the Ghanaian Battalion serving with the United Nations Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS GHANBATT 7) have been awarded with the prestigious United...