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Rogue One does a beautiful job showing that those of us that have been drawn into battle against insurgencies, can quickly descend to meet the madness therein.
Dhaka Tribune's Adil Sakhawat spoke to some top members of Harakah al-Yaqin (HaY), an insurgent group in Myanmar's Rakhine State.
In a big boost to women's empowerment, insurgency-hit Bastar in Chhattisgarh has got its first woman CRPF officer, aptly named Usha Kiran, who is an assistant commandant with CRPF's 80 Battallion.
Meet 27-year-old Usha Kiran, the first Central Reserve police Force (CRPF) woman officer who has been deployed in Maoist hotbed Bastar.
Nigeria's Presidential Commitee on North-East Initiative (PCNI) says it is collaborating with the Nigerian navy to enhance its operations in Lake Chad basin.
pronged peace policy to tackle insurgency, try to elicit information related to public interests using provisions of the Right To Information (RTI) Act and press the State government to prepare a development strategy pivoted on nature-economics.
The Nigerian army said it had recovered corpses of "one officer and 15 soldiers'' earlier declared "Missing in Action" during an operation to dislodge the Boko Haram insurgents from Gashigar Area in Borno on Oct. 16, 2016.
government supporting popular forces hold a position during a military operation against Iran-backed Houthi rebels and their allies in the coastal district of Dhubab, Jan. 7, 2017,AFP.
Demonetization has dealt a blow to Left-Wing Extremism (LWE), insurgency and terrorism, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday and claimed that the note ban decision was "highly appreciated" by the common people of the country.
The fight against Islamic State militant group may be the top priority for Iraq, but if success in 2016 turns into victory in 2017, Iraqi leaders will not be home and dry.
Usha Kiran - an assistant commandant with CRPF's 80 Battallion - is a potent PR tool for the security forces.
insurgency of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has forced many women in the Lake Chad basin to sell sex, reveals a report released by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
It urged every Nigerian to not just be spectators of government and military effort to fight the insurgency and bring the girls back, but join hands in every way to see to it that the girls are brought back and alive in this last month of the year.
Taiz- Clashes between pro-government forces and insurgency militias in Yemen's northern province Saada intensified as Yemeni army forces , backed by Arab Coalition air power made significant advances retaking grounds and strategic locations, cutting ...
As part of efforts to ensure the complete annihilation of the Boko Haram insurgency from the Northeast as well as boost human capacity of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), the Service would take in 5,000 new entrants in its 2017 recruitment exercise.
The deadly attacks on Border Guard police (BGP) bases in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State on October 9, 2016 and the days following, and a serious escalation on November 12 when a senior army officer was killed, signify the emergence of a new Muslim ...
The Nigerian army has been fighting a violent insurgency at the hands of Boko Haram terror group for the past seven years. The fighting has caused the death of at least 20,000 people and the displacement of millions in Nigeria and neighboring countries ...
In April 2014, the Boko Haram militant group abducted nearly 300 young women in the Nigerian town of Chibok, considered one of the most infamous actions committed in its seven-year insurgency. Usman added that Abubakar had been a senior high school ...
The Nigerian army has been fighting a violent insurgency at the hands of Boko Haram terror group for the past seven years. The fighting has caused the death of at least 20,000 people and the displacement of millions in Nigeria and neighbouring ...
Economic development of communities, and securing the borders of the nation, has been described as panacea for sustaining the war against insurgency. The theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor stated this on NTA's ...
New Delhi: Plans are on the anvil to bring in a shift in the counter-insurgency strategy in Kashmir wherein "false" propaganda, which is inspiring youth to take up arms will be targeted rather than individuals alone, says new army chief Gen Bipin Rawat.
Another top security official confirmed that the focus of the security establishment has returned to counter-insurgency after months of handling the law and order situation.
New Delhi: India will give a hard calibrated response to "terror activities and will compel Pakistan to completely rethink its strategy on supporting insurgency and terrorism", new army Chief General Bipin Rawat said. Rawat, said it has to be ensured ...
The #BringBackOurGirls(BBOG) group has urged the federal government and military to be truthful about the state of the counterinsurgency war in the northeast.
The Nigerian army said it would in 2017 consolidate on the gains recorded by troops in the fight against insurgency in the North East.
It has no territorial access to the seas, has limited border crossings and transit dependence. There are currently 48 such countries.
Proghyananda Vikkhu stood in his purple monk's robe in front of gleaming gold statues of the Buddha, recalling the night that a mob of nationalist Muslims attacked his monastery in eastern Bangladesh.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has commended the President, Muhammadu Buhari for eliminating the Boko Haram that has bedeviled the North-east part of Nigeria by the Command of Operation Lafiya Dole in Sambisa forest.
The All progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal government for winning the war against Boko Haram ...
Urmitapa Dutta, Assistant Professor of psychology at University of Massachusetts of Lowell was recently awarded the very prestigious "Dr.
The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),Taraba chapter, Rev. Ben Ubeh, on Sunday called on security agencies to strengthen the synergy ...
Kogi Govt. Uncovers 18,471 Ghost workers The Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has commended the President, Muhammadu Buhari for eliminating the Boko Haram that has bedeviled the Northeast part of the country by the Command of Operation Lafiya ...
Thirty officers in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have been exposed to staff duty, general service knowledge and insurgency following their graduation from the young Officers Course 7/2016.
Centre should contain naga insurgency to end the Manipur imbroglio. By Prakash Singh | Published: 01st January 2017 04:00 AM |. Last Updated: 31st December 2016 11:06 PM | A+A A- |. The Act East policy would not make much headway unless the law ...
Such an insurgency needs help from its enemies. Expect "betrayal" to be on many lips as the year unfolds. As the complexity and cost of Brexit becomes clearer, and with the rest of Europe demanding a high price for access to the single market, many who ...
Middle East cockpit of insurgency takes its toll. Aleppo: The picture that summed up the despair of the war in Syria as five-year-old Omran Daqneesh sat covered in dust and rubble in an ambulance after being pulled out of a building hit by an air strike.
Borongan City - The Philippine army (PA) and the Philippine National police (PNP) have declared the town of San Julian in Eastern Samar as insurgency-free. The declaration was made recently by 801st Brigade Commanding Officer Col. Perfecto Remando ...
Jeddah - A number of military officers in the insurgency had left the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, to join the Yemeni army. The officers realized Houthis made Yemen a place for Iran to execute its plans in the region, according to Major General Ahmed Seif ...
A stalwart of the All progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje has said that the nation's breakthrough in the war against terror will have desirable impact on the ailing economy.
THE armed forces of The Philippines (AFP) is set to implement the new counter-insurgency campaign under the Internal peace and Security Plan (IPSP) framework starting January next year, shedding away "Oplan Bayanihan.
The Wailing Wailers, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ibrahim Sani Ringim, said President Buhari should be sincere in telling Nigerians the efforts made so far at routing insurgency in the country, the progress made therein and the ...
Borno State in northeast Nigeria has lost property worth about $6 billion to the war against Boko Haram since 2009. A Special Assistant to the state Governor, Mr Isa Gusau, said that 956,453 houses were destroyed across the 27 local government areas ...
With counter terrorist experience helping Lt Gen Bipin Rawat become the next army chief, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is now planning to give more postings to armoured and artillery corps officers in anti-insurgency operations to avoid the ...
In Myanmar's economically important Rakhine State, a new insurgent group has formed among the Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority.
A Chieftain of the All progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that the nation's breakthroughs over war against terror will have desirable impact on the ailing economy.
He said: "The clearing of Sambisa forest is a critical milestone but not the end of the war against insurgency. The government and the military must not rest on their oars.
Early next year NATO will deploy four battalion-sized task forces in Poland and the three Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
Military tactical shooters are always selling like pancakes when immersed in video games and 2017 is teeming with such genre.
Much has been made of the February 2013 article in Voyenno Promyshlennyy Kuryer by General Valery Gerasimov, Chief of Staff of the General Staff of the Russian Federation armed forces, describing Russia's new "nonlinear" or "hybrid" approach to 21st ...
Abuja - TO make the country peaceful and ensure unhindered oil production, the Federal government has set aside the sum of N29 billion for countering ...


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