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Uganda deploys more troops to hunt escaped prisoners

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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...
Airstrikes

Nigerian troops kill armed bandits in northern state

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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

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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

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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

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The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) on Thursday gave the assurance to citizens that the deployment of military troops to Aflao and its environs was...
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Nigerian army chief reiterates fight against banditry in NW region

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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

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The United States pledged that it would continue reducing its forces in Iraq and confirmed that it does not seek permanent military presence in...
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Nigerian army vows to sustain fight against Boko Haram after attack

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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

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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...
Troops

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

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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...
Nigeria

Nigerian troops free 15 hostages from pirates in delta region

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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

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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

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The United States and NATO will completely pull out their troops from Afghanistan in 14 months if the Taliban held its commitments, according to...
Aussie bushfire

Bushfires distracting Australian troops from training for war – Rick Burr

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

Uganda to withdrawal more troops from Somalia

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

AMISOM to cut 1,000 troops from Somalia by February despite recent attacks

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) military commanders have resolved to cut another 1,000 troops from the regional peacekeeping force despite increased attacks...
Mali

AU reiterates resolve to support Somalia’s peace, security efforts amid ongoing drawdown of troops

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The African Union (AU) has reiterated its resolve to support Somalia's peace and security sector efforts towards ensuring stability amid the ongoing drawdown of...
AMISOM

Uganda plans to deploy more troops to secure Somalia

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Uganda plans to deploy more police personnel to serve under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Formed Police Unit, a senior police officer...
AMISOM

AU lauds Ethiopian troops for opening main supply routes, clearing explosives

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has praised Ethiopian troops for clearing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and opening main supply routes to facilitate...
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Nigerian Troops Fend Off Boko Haram Attacks

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Nigerian troops repelled a late Monday night attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Kirchinga and Shuwa villages in northeast Adamawa state, an official...

Pentagon to deploy more troops to the U.S-Mexico Border

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The Pentagon announced Sunday that it is deploying 3,750 more active-duty troops to the U.S.-Mexico border for three months to support border agents. The...
AMISOM

AU withdraw 1,000 troops from HirShabelle this February

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The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it is expected to draw down soldiers by 1,000 this month in Somalia's HirShabelle State, where...
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My Monguno Experience And Odyssey To Our Troops 

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By Okanga Agila  Life teaches us some prime lessons, which influence our skills of appreciation every day. We are often told, after dusk, comes dawn...
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UN redeploys more troops to protect South Sudanese civilians in troubled region

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The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said on Thursday it was rapidly redeploying about 150 peacekeepers to the volatile Unity region to boost...
Nigerian army

Federal Troops slay 15 Boko Haram Fighters

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Nigerian army late Wednesday confirmed 15 Boko Haram fighters killed in separate clearance operations by troops in the northeastern state of Borno and the...