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Nigerian troops kill 50 Boko Haram militants in gunfight

At least 50 Boko Haram militants were killed in a gunfight with troops in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the army said on Thursday. ...

Russia begins withdrawing troops and equipment from Crimea

Russia on Friday began withdrawing troops temporarily stationed on the Crimean Peninsula, a move that could help to de-escalate Moscow's tensions with Kiev and...

U.S. to pull troops from Afghanistan, end 20-year war

The U.S. will end its longest-ever war, which has dragged on for 20 years. Afghanistan has been plunged into turmoil from which they have yet...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Nigerian troops kill 6 Boko Haram militants in NE Nigeria

Six Boko Haram militants were killed in a military operation in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the army said late on Tuesday. ...

AMISOM trains troops in countering threats posed by explosive devices

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it completed a five-week training of its troops from Uganda on Friday to enhance their capacity...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Rwanda sends troops to backup peacekeeping in Central African Republic: president

Rwanda's troops newly deployed to the Central African Republic (CAR) for protecting peacekeeping force will operate "within the legitimate and legal framework," said Rwandan...
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Armenia granted more time to withdraw troops in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia has been granted more time to withdraw its troops from areas in Nagorno-Karabakh that were yielded to Azerbaijan in a ceasefire agreement signed...

11 hostages freed by troops in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

Cameroonian troops have rescued 11 kidnapped victims during a mopping-up operation in Southwest, one of the two troubled English-speaking regions of the country,...
Boko Haram

High profile Boko Haram commander surrenders to troops in Nigeria’s Borno state

A high profile Boko Haram commander has surrendered to Nigerian troops following various clearance operations in the country's northeast region, a military spokesperson said...
Boko Haram Nigeria

Nigerian troops kill 7 Boko Haram commanders in military operations

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

Uganda deploys more troops to hunt escaped prisoners

The Ugandan military has deployed additional troops to beef up the manhunt of 210 inmates who escaped from a prison in the northeastern district...
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Dam seized, troops deployed, 1 killed in protests over water with US

Mexico's water wars have turned deadly. A long-simmering dispute about shared water rights between Mexico and the United States has erupted into open...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

Cambodia sends 218 troops to peacekeeping mission in Mali amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cambodia has dispatched 218 Blue Helmets to join the United Nation's peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nation of Mali, the Khmer...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

Uganda resumes rotation of peacekeeping troops to Somalia

Uganda has resumed rotation of its peacekeeping troops to Somalia after four months' suspension over COVID-19, the military has said. Chief of...

Trump says U.S. troops in Iraq to be reduced to 2,000 soon

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq would soon be reduced to about 4,000 and 2,000 respectively. ...
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U.S. to reduce troops in Iraq to 3,000 by end of September

Commander of U.S. Central Command Kenneth McKenzie confirmed that the United States will reduce its troop presence in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000...

Nigerian troops kill armed bandits in northern state

Airstrikes by Nigerian troops have destroyed two camps of armed groups inside Kuduru and Kwaimbana forests in the northern state of Kaduna and killed...
Antonio Guterres

UN honors Ugandan troops for serving in volatile Somalia

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has honored 600 Ugandan troops guarding UN facilities and personnel in volatile Somalia, a Ugandan official said on Monday....
Boko Haram Nigeria

Nigerian troops kill 8 Boko Haram militants in repelled attacks

Eight Boko Haram militants were killed when Nigerian troops repelled an attack by the extremist group in the country's northeastern state of Borno, an...
Ghana Armed Forces

Deployment of troops not meant to intimidate citizens

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) on Thursday gave the assurance to citizens that the deployment of military troops to Aflao and its environs was...

Nigerian army chief reiterates fight against banditry in NW region

The Nigerian army chief reiterated on Tuesday to step up fight against banditry in the northwestern region, and charged the combined troops of the...
An U.S. army soldier sits on top of an armored vehicle during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

U.S. pledges reduce troops, no permanent military presence in Iraq: statement

The United States pledged that it would continue reducing its forces in Iraq and confirmed that it does not seek permanent military presence in...

Nigerian army vows to sustain fight against Boko Haram after attack

Nigerian military on Wednesday vowed to pursue Boko Haram terrorists after the Tuesday attack that killed innocent women and children in a village in...
Uganda Military

Uganda military to curb COVID-19 spread among troops in Somalia, Equatorial Guinea

The Ugandan military on Sunday said it has issued measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 among its troops in Somalia and Equatorial Guinea...

Uganda suspends rotation of troops to Somalia, Equatorial Guinea over COVID-19

The Ugandan military has immediately suspended the rotation of its peacekeeping troops to Somalia and capacity building in Equatorial Guinea over COVID-19 pandemic, a...

Nigerian troops free 15 hostages from pirates in delta region

A total of 15 hostages held by pirates in Nigeria's delta region were rescued by troops operating in the oil-producing state of Bayelsa, said...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

7 hostages freed by troops in central Nigeria

Troops in central Nigeria have rescued seven kidnapped victims during a mop-up operation, the defense headquarters said on Sunday. In a statement,...

U.S. and NATO to completely pull out troops from Afghanistan in 14 months

The United States and NATO will completely pull out their troops from Afghanistan in 14 months if the Taliban held its commitments, according to...
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Bushfires distracting Australian troops from training for war – Rick Burr

The head of the Australian Army has warned that the nation's combat capabilities will suffer if troops are repeatedly deployed to fight bushfires. ...

Uganda to withdrawal more troops from Somalia

The Ugandan military on Sunday said it will start the second phase of withdrawing its peacekeeping troops deployed in Somalia by the end of...