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NEW YORK, United States — A former U.S. Army sniper and two other ex-American soldiers were convicted Wednesday in the contract killing of a real estate agent in the Philippines for an international crime boss who thought the woman had cheated him on a land deal. Joseph Hunter, a onetime sergeant ...
In his letter, Inhofe requested the Army secretary give his views regarding the assignment to AFRICOM of one of the six new Security Forces Assistant Brigades ... Doctors and teachers in Algeria, Kenya, Togo and Nigeria have been carrying out protests and strikes, in many cases completely shutting down ...

In the country with a population of less than eight million, clashes with security forces have become commonplace. Dozens of protesters have been arrested and at least eleven people killed. The wave of protests was interrupted in February when Nana Akufo-Addo, president of neighboring Ghana, ...
Togo D. West Jr., who as secretary of the Army in the 1990s oversaw its wrenching post-Gulf War conversion to a truncated peacetime fighting force that granted women more combat roles and vowed to shield them from sexual abuse, died Thursday, March 8, 2018 on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. He was ...
In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, dawn breaks over the Capitol in Washington. The once bipartisan drive to curb increases in health care premiums has devolved into a partisan struggle with escalating demands by each side. It's unclear they'll be able to reach an agreement. And the two parties may end up ...
According to Israel's Army Radio, the countries have conditioned their moves on an official visit to their countries by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ... countries that voted against that proposal included Israel, the United States, Honduras, Guatemala, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Togo.

Togo D. West Jr., a government lawyer and high-ranking Clinton administration official who oversaw Army investigations into sexual harassment, served two rocky years as secretary of veterans affairs, and later directed investigations into the mistreatment of veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center ...
Togo D. West Jr., a government lawyer and high-ranking Clinton administration official who oversaw Army investigations into sexual harassment, served two rocky years as secretary of veterans affairs and later directed investigations into the mistreatment of veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center ...
Togo D. West Jr., a government lawyer and high-ranking Clinton administration official who oversaw Army investigations into sexual harassment, served two rocky years as secretary of veterans affairs, and later directed investigations into the mistreatment of veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center ...
The political negotiations between Togo's ruling Gnassingbe regime and the opposition will continue in Ghana in the coming days, an opposition ... The opposition coalition has demanded “measures for de-escalation,” including the release of detained prisoners and the withdrawal of security forces from ...
Togo is the only West African country that has yet to experience a democratic handover. But several leaders within the Togolese opposition are quick to emphasize that it's not for lack of effort. “There was Tunisia; there was Egypt, Libya, Burkina [Faso]; these countries copied us,” National Alliance for ...
“The Togolese authorities must stop harassing pro-democracy activists and human rights defenders in relation to the widespread protests that have been ... at the “repressive response of the security forces” accusing them of using live bullets, tear gas and batons against peaceful protesters and bystanders.
Togolese security forces must refrain from using force during peaceful protests, Amnesty International said today. Since mid-August, eight people have been killed, including four shot dead in mass protests calling for constitutional reforms, including a limit on the number of presidential terms. While the ...
At least four people were shot dead on Wednesday in clashes between protesters and security forces in Togo's two largest cities after soldiers and police ... "The army has locked down everywhere and there are small groups that the opposition is calling 'militiamen' with sticks who are warning people not to ...
The 14-party opposition coalition, which has staged anti-government protests since last August, this week decided to resume demonstrations, despite an official ban. But since Wednesday, security forces have closed off all opposition meeting points in the capital. The teargas on Saturday was fired near the ...
The protest came the day after mediators from Ghana and Guinea said that Togo will enter talks on controversial constitutional reform February 15, in a ... The opposition coalition has demanded “measures for de-escalation”, including the release of detained prisoners and the withdrawal of security forces.
West African leaders in November called for both sides in Togo to enter talks mediated by President Nana Akufo-Addo, from neighbouring Ghana, and Guinea's Alpha Conde.

There were six Syrians, 33 Angolans, seven Togolese and three Senegalese in the boat. Also, the coast guards caught 56 Syrian nationals in a dinghy en route to the Greek islands. In another operation in Saztepe village of eastern Erzincan province, security forces held a total of 99 undocumented ...
The opposition coalition demanded “measures for de-escalation”, including the release of detained prisoners and the withdrawal of security forces. “The opening of the dialogue will take place on February 15 in Lome,” Ghana and Guinea said the statement. According to the statement, signed by Ghana's ...
Lome - Thousands of women took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome on Saturday to protest against the power of President Faure Gnassingbe. Since September, a coalition of 14 political parties has held almost weekly marches, where thousands have called for Gnassingbe to step down to end the more ...
As tens of thousands of women in the U.S. marched in dozens of states to denounce the unpopular and extreme decisions of Donald Trump, thousands of women in the West African country of Togo marched same day demanding the resignation of their president Faure Gnassingbe. The Togolese women ...
Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe is seen on arrival for the 52nd Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government meeting in Abuja, Nigeria ... It also wants security forces to withdraw from the north of the country, where the Panafrican National Party (PNP) has support.
Togolese security forces must refrain from using force during peaceful protests, Amnesty International said today. Since mid-August, eight people have been killed, including four shot dead in mass protests calling for constitutional reforms, including a limit on the number of presidential terms. While the ...
Given his stronghold over the army, economy and electoral system, the prospects of him holding free and fair polls and of risking losing at the ballot box are slim. This is partly why the rallying cry of Togolese protesters braving the ire of security forces week after week is now that “Faure Must Go”. The goal is ...
Most of the deadly clashes between protesters and the security forces have taken place in the north where there has been a heavy security presence. "Mobilisation will continue, even during talks. We are not going to give up the fight," the leader of the National Alliance for Change (ANC), Jean-Pierre Fabre, ...
Wednesday's march was the first of three planned for this week to put pressure on Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe to resign. Gnassingbe has been ... At least 16 people have been killed in three months of protests after opposition supporters clashed with police and security forces, especially in the north.
Militants have mostly targeted security forces in their attacks since bloodshed ... branding them traitors for cooperating with the army and police.
The Gnassingb family have ruled Togo and the Bongo family have ruled Gabon for ... “We'd wanted the Togolese army to fight alongside us. ... Security forces dragged parliamentarians opposing the bill out of the legislature.
As a soldier in the French army Eyadema fought to secure France's ... It is a struggle to ensure that Togo will be controlled by the Togolese ...
In indigenous African societies, the people were the army, owning their ... The latter of the three is on full display right now in Togo where the ...
Lome - Togo opposition leaders on Tuesday said President Faure ... on the Togolese people" by accusing them of orchestrating violence in ... seeds of division and hatred with the aim of raising the army against the people".
Togo: Civil Unrest - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRTG008 ... Apart from the damaged public and private buildings, security forces ... Togolese Red Cross (TRC) rapid assessment suggests that affected people ...
A protester throws a brick as opposition parties supporters confront Togolese Security Forces during a demonstration against Togo's president ...
Opposition march again in Togo over political reform ... Last month, some 500 Togolese nationals fled across the western border into Ghana ... "The army has been in the area since last night (Monday) and has been chasing ...
Lome - Togo's government has scrapped a ban on weekday marches after a series of anti-government protests defied the order, the country's security ... A government official said there was an agreement to ensure "peaceful protests", with demonstrators sticking to agreed routes and the security forces ...
Toting banners of “Faure must go” and “50 years of dictatorship are enough,” protesters have demonstrated repeatedly across the nation, even as heavily armed security forces have been deployed. Some demonstrations have led to deadly, tear gas-filled clashes with officers firing live rounds and beating ...
A ban in the west African country against weekday protests, that was ignored by demonstrators calling for the president to step down, has been ...
Togo's government has scrapped a ban on weekday marches after a series of ... with demonstrators sticking to agreed routes and the security forces ordered ... More than 500 Togolese nationals from the north – traditionally a ...
Twenty-six Togolese nationals have been arrested in Ghana for organising a ... Togo faced a series of opposition demonstrations since August in ... in the killing of at least 16 people after clashes with security forces who fired ...
Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has spoken publicly for the first time ... wounded when security forces opened fire to break up protests.
Death Toll Mounts in Togolese Governmental Repression of Mass Demonstrations ... Four people were reportedly killed by security forces during ... The United States is also concerned with the Government of Togo's decision ...
The use of excessive force by security forces on protesters was of particular ... The Embassy in the Togolese capital, Lome, issues a security ...
The use of excessive force by security forces on protesters was of particular ... The Embassy in the Togolese capital, Lome, issues a security ...
Togolese security forces must refrain from using force during peaceful protests, Amnesty International said today. Since mid-August, eight ...
There has been another deadly crackdown on opposition demonstrations in Togo, with official sources reporting four deaths. According to the ...
Togolese officials, however, deny the reports of fatalities. ... with security forces trying to prevent the latest anti-government protest in the capital.
Togolese security forces must refrain from using force during peaceful protests, Amnesty International said today. Since mid-August, eight ...
5 dead, 60 arrested during Togo protests for term limits ... killed in clashes between security forces and opposition supporters demonstrating for ... The aunt of an Army sergeant killed in Niger, who raised the soldier as her son, ...
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A protester throws a brick as opposition supporters confront Togolese security forces during a demonstration in Lome recently. AFP photo.


 

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