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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday called for initiation of special mechanisms for reducing delays and fast-tracking recruitment process in the paramilitary forces. Chairing a high-level meeting here to review administrative issues of paramilitary forces that include Central Reserve Police Force, ...
Iraq has expressed concern over an Emirati official's remarks claiming the country's Shia-dominated paramilitary forces have received funds from Qatar. Iraq's foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub on Wednesday questioned the validity of the allegations made by the United Arab Emirates Foreign ...

... controlled Serbian paramilitaries during the wars in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina was wrong. Prosecution military expert Reynaud Theunens maintained that the 'Tigers', led by Zeljko Raznatovic, alias Arkan, the Scorpions and other paramilitary forces, were “under the control of the Serbian SDB” ...
Paramilitary-style “punishment” shootings and beatings have surged again across Northern Ireland, with a 60% increase in such attacks over the past four ... Meanwhile, loyalist paramilitaries, who are supposedly meant to be on ceasefire, appear more inclined to carry out beatings than shootings against ...
A new report examines the relationship between private businesses and paramilitary groups during Colombia's decades-long armed conflict, arguing that a ... This patron-client relationship remained the most common type of interaction between private actors and paramilitaries, accounting for half of the ...
Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) Seven security personnel of the pro-government paramilitary troops were killed and injured as a bomb blast targeted their patrol, southwest of Kirkuk, a source said on Saturday. Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said, “a bomb exploded, in the evening, as a patrol of al-Hashd ...

Detectives investigating the murder of Karol Kelly in Londonderry have said there is no evidence linking paramilitaries to the incident. ... He added: “There is currently no evidence that a paramilitary style attack took place in Grafton Street, but police do believe that an altercation took place in a property in ...
That currently there is no evidence of the involvement of paramilitary groups in the events of Saturday night and Sunday morning nor is there evidence that the incident was linked to threats which may have been made by, or on behalf of, paramilitary groups in the past or a reported pipe bomb having been ...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has extensively consolidated his power through massive purges and a constitutional referendum that granted him sweeping dominance and authority over state institutions since the coup attempt on July 15, 2016. While restructuring formal institutions, Erdogan instigated an ...
POLICE in Ballymoney are appealing for witnesses following a paramilitary style assault at a house in The Crescent area of the town at the weekend. Four masked men forced their way into a house at 7.45pm on Sunday and assaulted a man in his thirties. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his ...
The Paramilitary Crime Task Force, a group established by the Police Service of Northern Ireland, HM Revenue & Customs and the National Crime Agency last year to fight paramilitary-linked crime have carried out a number of raids in Derry. The PSNI confirmed: "Officers from the Paramilitary Crime Task ...
NEW DELHI: In a disturbing trend, the number of jawans and officers leaving central paramilitary forces for better career opportunities has increased in the last three years. In all, 27,862 jawans/officers of central paramilitary forces have taken voluntary retirement and resigned since 2015 till January 31 this ...
Many areas face challenges from organised criminal gangs with paramilitary connections. "Those who are involved in this type of criminality do not represent the interests of the community. We are committed to keeping people safe and will continue to work in partnership with local agencies, residents and ...
A former senior UDA figure was “executed” outside his home by loyalist paramilitaries, a trial heard today (Monday). John 'Bonzer' Boreland was hit three times from a shotgun close to his home at Sunningdale Gardens in North Belfast in August 2016. The details of his murder were revealed as Thomas ...
They reached out to officials in Murfreesboro and Shelbyville to pass along the relevant laws in Tennessee — advising both cities as they crafted rules for attendees of the rallies — and then set out to study where else these laws could prevent paramilitary-type demonstrations from being permitted on public ...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has extensively consolidated his power through massive purges and a constitutional referendum that granted him sweeping dominance and authority over state institutions since the coup attempt on July 15, 2016. While restructuring formal institutions, Erdogan ...
Ukrainian Neo-Nazi groups involved in fighting in eastern Ukraine are actively seeking to recruit British far-right activists. The anti-fascist watchdog has warned that at least two Britons have recently travelled to Ukraine. Hope not Hate (HNH), a UK based advocacy group, detailed that the Ukrainian fascist ...

The Gaitanista Self-Defense Forces (AGC) said so in a recently published “coexistence manual,” which laid out the social order imposed on communities living in territories under the group's control. The group, which controls approximately a quarter of Colombia's municipalities, said to impose paramilitary ...
Two anti-hate organizations are sounding alarms about a tiny, neo-Nazi group tied to five killings around the United States since May, including the murders of two Massachusetts men in their Tampa apartment. The Atomwaffen Division, whose members idolize Adolf Hitler and Charles Manson, is no ...
"The video and its publication should be placed in its proper context," Azinovic said, adding that 10 days earlier an actual, suspected paramilitary formation from Serbia had marched fully armed through the streets of Banja Luka, in Republika Srpska, during official celebrations marking that northern Bosnian ...
The paramilitary unit was conducting operations to "arrest terrorists and dismantle sleeping cells" around the city, in the province of Kirkuk. A Hashed official who asked to remain anonymous told AFP the jihadists had set up a checkpoint close to Hawija. They asked the Hashed paramilitaries to stop, get out ...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has extensively consolidated his power through massive purges and a constitutional referendum that granted him sweeping dominance and authority over state institutions since the coup attempt on July 15, 2016. While restructuring formal institutions, Erdogan instigated an ...
Acute shortage of houses for personnel of the paramilitary forces is causing them distress, as they are forced to stay away from their families for a long time due to the nature of their duty. Against the requirement of 2,70,560 houses for the paramilitary forces in the country, only 1,00,545 houses are available, ...
A CO Derry man has gone on trial in Belfast charged with paramilitary and firearms offences arising from the search of a property in Dungiven. As the Crown case against Dermot Kenneth Burke was opened today at Belfast Crown Court, a prosecutor said the 45-year old's DNA was found on some of the ...
... Colombian paramilitary groups with close ties to drug cartels that massacred, raped and tortured thousands with the complicity of much of the country's military and political establishment. Starting in the late 1990s, the paramilitaries carried out a bloody expansion campaign throughout much of Colombia.
Authorities in Mexico have ordered the arrest of more than two dozen high-ranking state police officials for their alleged role in a paramilitary group accused of committing forced disappearances. A Mexican judge ordered the detention of 31 police officers — described as the entire leadership of the force ...
PUBLIC bodies have spoken candidly about loyalist paramilitaries controlling contentious bonfires across the north in a confidential report leaked to The Irish News. Bonfires represent a way for paramilitaries to "extend their legitimacy and control community activities", the study says. Although authorities do ...
DETECTIVES investigating loyalist paramilitary crime in north Belfast seized a sum of cash yesterday following the search of a bar in the Shankill. More than 30 officers took part in searches at the premises in Heather Street, off the Shankill Road. It comes after a week of unrest linked to elements within the ...
Kirkuk (Iraqinews.com) – Eight Islamic State (IS) militants, including a suicide attacker, were killed in a face-off with paramilitary forces in southern Kirkuk, a military spokesman was quoted as saying. Speaking to Alghad Press news website, Ali al-Husseini, a spokesman for al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular ...
WAYNESBORO — An American paramilitary patriot group called the Three Percenters plans a protest Saturday adjacent to Nexus Services in Verona, and the group's presence will be at least partially offset by the presence of Nexus representatives and law enforcement. The Augusta County Sheriff's Office ...
... lawfulness within Northern Ireland.” The Task Force has personnel from the PSNI, HM Revenue & Customs and the National Crime Agency who are working together to “tackle criminality linked to paramilitarism as part of the Executive's action plan on tackling paramilitary activity, criminality and organised ...
Authorities in Mexico have ordered the arrest of more than two dozen high-ranking state police officials for their alleged role in a paramilitary group accused of committing forced disappearances. A Mexican judge ordered the detention of 31 police officers — described as the entire leadership of the force ...
DETECTIVES investigating loyalist paramilitary crime in north Belfast seized a sum of cash yesterday following the search of a bar in the Shankill. More than 30 officers took part in searches at the premises in Heather Street, off the Shankill Road. It comes after a week of unrest linked to elements within the ...
PUBLIC bodies have spoken candidly about loyalist paramilitaries controlling contentious bonfires across the north in a confidential report leaked to The Irish News. Bonfires represent a way for paramilitaries to "extend their legitimacy and control community activities", the study says. Although authorities do ...
Two anti-hate organizations are sounding alarms about a tiny, neo-Nazi group tied to five killings around the United States since May, including the murders of two Massachusetts men in their Tampa apartment. The Atomwaffen Division, whose members idolize Adolf Hitler and Charles Manson, is no ...
A paramilitary chief who serves as a contact for Russians who want to become mercenaries in Syria discusses the grim business of making war for profit. He spoke to FRANCE 24 only on condition of anonymity. If you live near Russia's Yekaterinburg and want to fight with pro-regime forces in Syria, there's ...
This will be the first such overseas task for the about 3-lakh personnel strong paramilitary force. While the Indian embassy in Afghanistan is guarded by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), those in Nepal and Colombo have the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Border Security Force (BF) ...
New Delhi: Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside Calcutta High Court's earlier order on the deployment of additional Central Armed Paramilitary Forces ... In October 2017, the Centre had decided to withdraw 10 of the 15 companies of paramilitary forces, comprising 1,000 troopers, from the region, as it ...
"The video and its publication should be placed in its proper context," Azinovic said, adding that 10 days earlier an actual, suspected paramilitary formation from Serbia had marched fully armed through the streets of Banja Luka, in Republika Srpska, during official celebrations marking that northern Bosnian ...
Some years ago the News Letter ran a series of articles in which we spoke to former paramilitaries, several of them ex IRA men, who urged young ... As an illustration of the human capacity for renewal, ex paramilitaries from both sides of the tribal divide will be walking through west Belfast during Lent “to ...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media have updated the death toll from clashes the previous night with Sufi followers in Tehran, saying two members of the paramilitary forces were also killed, as well as three policemen. The semi-official Fars news agency first said a Sufi follower rammed a bus into a group ...
News · Kashmir · Health · Editorial · National · International · Business · Sports · MONDAY REVIEW · Tech - Film · Home News VIDEO| Grenade lobbed on paramilitary forces in Tral.
Swaggering, under-employed paramilitaries needed outlets for their aggression. As the new century progressed the attacks were scaled down as the IRA and some loyalist paramilitary groups disarmed. In recent times? In the last five years the trend in paramilitary-style attacks on members of the ...
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Benigno Aquino III inflicted State terror and human rights violations in rural areas, especially Lumad and peasant communities, through butchers in the AFP and paramilitaries,” Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay said. Political dynasties, landlords, and other local ...
This week we saw the challenges still faced by the movement over links with its paramilitary past with the resignation of Barry McElduff as the party's West Tyrone MP. McElduff quit as a result of controversy 10 days after he posted a video of himself in a shop with a loaf of Kingsmill bread on his head.
Within hours of Pulgarin's murder, paramilitary forces barged into homes and displaced at least 70 families. Activist Andres Chica denounced the forced eradication by paramilitaries, recounting the experience of another community activist who was targeted and harassed by militia in the midst of the fray.
Police in Imphal West district have arrested a militant who also turned out to be a paramilitary soldier. A police spokesperson said they arrested the suspect identified as C. Kipgen, a militant of the Kuki National Front (Military Council), on Wednesday. But during interrogation it transpired that he is also an 8 ...
WASHINGTON — The United States on Thursday filed a civil denaturalization complaint in the Northern District of Iowa against a 51-year old man who allegedly obtained his naturalized U.S. citizenship by fraud. This complaint was announced by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. ...
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has written to paramilitary forces to put to use the over 6,000 flats that have been rejected by allottees in its two previous housing schemes citing small size and alleged lack of basic amenities. Officials said at least 6,000 allottees of DDA's ambitious 2017 housing ...
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has offered at least 6,000 flats to the Paramilitary forces. Most of the flats were rejected by their original allottees. Hindustan Times reported that the officials have written a letter to the Paramilitary forces urging them to put to use 6,000 flats which were offered under ...


 

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