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Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says the lessons he learned while on a course in the Bangladesh National Defence has been useful in counter insurgency operations in the north-east. Buratai said this on Saturday while receiving Abu Shafiul Huq, ...
More than 100 Afghan soldiers has been killed with several others wounded in a Taliban attack on an army base on Friday, April 21 as a result of a fight that erupted near the city of Mazar-e Sharif in northern Balkh province of an army base in northern ...
President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the war against Boko Haram insurgency in the North East is not over until the remaining Chibok girls are found and returned to their parents.
Pakistan's agents in the Valley, who appear to be in firm control of the insurgency, are determined to create similar untenable situations to provoke the security forces to use disproportionate force against civilians.
"Batman: Arkham insurgency" was announced on March 8 and since then, reports have detailed the gameplay and villains.
The emergence of Musab Al-Barnawi's faction from the Islamic State-affiliated terror group Boko Haram factional leader has been described as a boost to the Lake Chad Basin Multi-National Joint Task Force's (MNJTF) counter-insurgency operations. This ...
The Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev Hassan Kukah has accused the Federal government of failing to stop the ideology that breeds insurgency in ...
The group responsible for the October attacks on Border Guard police outposts in northern Rakhine State are planning to launch fresh attacks in the coming months, several sources familiar with the matter have told Frontier.
The emergence of Musab Al-Barnawi, a Boko Haram factional leader, was a boost to the Nigerian army's counter insurgency efforts, an official has said. The Commander of the Lake Chad Basin Multi-National force, Lamidi Adeosun, made this known in a ...
A research by the Centre for information technology and Development (CITAD), has revealed that Boko Haram succeeded in taking over many communities in North-eastern Nigeria in the past because of lack of functional surveillance and monitoring ...
New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday strongly opposed Supreme Court's proposal to reopen decades-old cases of rapes and murders allegedly committed by armed forces in Manipur and said that armed forces' anti-insurgency drive in terrorist infected ...
"Batman: Arkham insurgency" is receiving new updates. However, unlike the previously reported sequel, what Warner Bros.
Attacks of the communist New People's army (NPA) on pineapple and banana plantations jeopardized the country's top fruit exports and place at risk its standing as one of the world's biggest banana exporters.
Idris particularly said the military was in the forefront of battle against resource-based and sectarian insurgency in the country rather than the police which, he noted, was the primary institution saddled with responsibility of dealing with internal ...
Guwahati: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the only way for development of the North-east is peace and terrorism and insurgency are anti-development. He further said that skill development would be a priority ...
New Delhi: McMaster says Pak should seek interest in any country via political channels & not through violence. US NSA HR McMaster during his maiden visit to the South Asian region in his current role had tough words for Pakistan-sponsored terror ...
The Global Amnesty Watch (GAW) said it would hold an international seminar to deepen Nigerians' awareness on counter insurgency and human rights engagement in Nigeria. The country representative of GAW in Nigeria, Mrs Helen Adesola, said yesterday ...
... Nigerian leaders to initiate anti-people bills to ensure that Christians are silenced and relegated to the background, but "I want to say that we must rise up against evil and be united in the fight against corruption and insurgency in some parts ...
The Nigerian Air Force has said it spent about N343m to fuel alpha jets used for the fight against insurgency in the North East in the first quarter of 2017.
suspected militants Sunday shot dead a counter-insurgency commander, who was declared a proclaimed offender by the J&K High Court last year.
soldiers wade through a river as they search for the hideout of Islamic militants in Inabanga town, Bohol province, in the central Philippines on April 12, 2017.
The military announced plans to create all-Muslim fighting units on Saturday, with quotas from the Catholic country's largest religious minority, as it looks to bolster efforts to tackle Islamic insurgents.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II has urged the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement to broaden their campaign to include all young victims of insurgency in Nigeria. Sanusi made the call in Abuja on Friday at the inaugural annual lecture to ...
With a very slim chance of getting the judgment diluted in favour of the armed forces, the Centre engaged Rohatgi to drive home the apprehension of armed forces through a curative petition.
government soldiers patrol a road in downtown Zamboanga city September 21, 2013. - Reuters picMANILA, April 15 - The Philippine military announced plans to create all-Muslim fighting units today, with quotas from the Catholic country's largest ...
Saxena had served as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir during the worst years of insurgency and as chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) through the troubled years that began with the storming of the Golden Temple in 1984.
Three years of warfare have failed to crush Islamic State's Egyptian affiliate, the so-called Islamic State in Sinai Province (IS-SP), or 'Wilayat Sinai' in Arabic, and the group continues to expand the targets of its activities.
The United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) has said it will enroll no fewer than one million out-of-school children in the Northeast region.
DW has been talking to Bishop Doeme about the Islamist insurgency and relations with majority Muslims. Three years have elapsed since the kidnapping of the Chibok girls.
By its July 8 order, the top court had ruled that army and paramilitary forces cannot use excessive and retaliatory force during counter-insurgency operations in Manipur, declared a disturbed area, under the armed forces Special Powers Act and criminal ...
While noting that Media Trust had been in the forefront in the fight against insurgency as well as publicising the plights of victims of the insurgency, Dan-Ali said the organisation was the first to begin a countdown of the kidnapped Chibok school girls.
The Trump administration may be methodically dismantling Obama's legacy, but as Rachel Maddow revealed Monday, it's not all doom and gloom for the Democrats.
Not only have hundreds of villages been abandoned to escape drought, but many of the same people are on the run from Boko Haram, the Islamic terrorist group that has waged an insurgency against the Nigeria state since 2010. "Lack of water in the areas ...
CAIRO (AP) - The deadly bombings of two churches have left Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi grappling with the question of how to defeat a tenacious Islamic State insurgency that three years of warfare have failed to crush. He's also trying to ...
Director Defence Information, Major General John Enenche stated this in Abuja, the nation's capital city. According to Eneche, the Military remains an indivisible force in the insurgency war. He assured that all efforts are in place to keep up the ...
One of the main separatist groups fighting an insurgency in Southern Thailand on Monday renewed a conditional offer to enter peace talks with the government.
While addressing participants at the meeting of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, the other day, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo observed that corruption was responsible for the insurgency that had seized and ...
A government-declared ceasefire is always good news to the communist New People's army. Nearly seven months of such ceasefire gave the armed wing of the Communist Party of The Philippines time and opportunity to recruit, extort, recover and expand ...
The Borno government said on Sunday that it plans to evacuate 78,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) back home from Cameroon. Newsmen report that the affected IDPs fled to Cameroon at the peak of the Boko Haram insurgency in the state.
The Political Affairs Mission (PAM) has organised a closed-door meeting with representatives of Naga National Political Groups (NNPG) at Chumukedima police Complex near Dimapur.
The Borno government said on Sunday that it plans to evacuate 78,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) back home from Cameroon. The news agency of Nigeria [NAN] reports that the affected IDPs fled to Cameroon at the peak of the Boko Haram ...
There has been an update in the Amazon listing for the second collected volume IDW Publishing's Revolutionaries ongoing series, first reported here.
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) Country Representative in Nigeria, Nouron Macki, has said the agency has earmarked the sum of $65 million (N19.69 billion), to assist farmers displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in the North East.
Eta, the Basque separatist terror group, has surrendered eight caches of weapons and bombs to French authorities. The move by the group comes more than five years after it announced a ceasefire in 2011.
The Basque separatist group ETA says it will disarm today, bringing to an end decades of violence that has claimed hundreds of lives.
The Victims Support Fund (VSF) on Thursday distributed learning materials to 2,000 pupils in Bukarti village of Yobe to support the post-insurgency education recovery plan of the state and Federal government. Prof. Sunday Ocheche, Executive Director of ...
However, an apparently disgruntled ex-WB Montreal employee leaked information onto Reddit surrounding an alleged new instalment in the series, supposedly titled insurgency - albeit not necessarily an actual Arkham game - to be announced at this year's ...
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines - Regional peace and Order Council (RPOC) chairman and Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno has recommended the implementation of infrastructure projects to counter the peace and order problem in the ...
The body-count is often cited by the armed forces as evidence of their success against the long-running insurgency, which flared up in 2013 after Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, then a general, now president, toppled a democratically elected Islamist government.
Mr Rashid Bemassaud, the World Bank Country Director in Nigeria, has said that the bank will support Nigeria with 775 million dollars, to address the critical ...


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