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October 29, 2017 10:15 PM In Niger, Where U.S. Troops Died, a Lawless and Shifting Landscape

The United States has about 800 service members in Niger, yet the scale of its military operations there surprised even two high-ranking senators: Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, and Lindsey Graham, an influential South Carolina Republican, said in recent interviews on “Meet the Press” that they had not realized the extent of the military’s 136

October 4, 2017 11:41 PM Killer suing prison over ‘gross affront to personal dignity’

Court papers have revealed that Michael Adebolajo has claimed his prison treatment “was a gross affront to his personal dignity”. The Killer had his two front teeth knocked out as guards tried to restrain him, causing him to become agitated. Documents obtained by the Daily Mirror show Adebolajo has claimed the incident has been made worse because officials 36

September 29, 2017 12:05 AM Trump’s travel ban on Chad makes absolutely no sense

Nasser Weddady is a Boston-based independent consultant working on terrorism, youth movements and countering radicalization. The latest iteration of the Trump administration’s travel ban came with a twist that baffled many Africa watchers: the inclusion of Chad, a country that has played a critical role in fighting Islamist terrorist groups in Africa 74

September 25, 2017 1:40 PM Accra Mall terror attack reports false – Police

The Ghana Police Service has dismissed rumours of a supposed terror attack on Accra mall. According to the police there were reports on social media that the incident occurred at the mall on Sunday. “The Police this [Sunday] afternoon monitored information on social media that a group of terrorist had attacked the Accra mall.The police on receiving the information 45

September 14, 2017 4:45 AM China endorses Myanmar's crackdown; U.N. sees 'ethnic cleansing'

YANGON (Reuters) - China has endorsed Myanmar’s offensive against Rohingya Muslim insurgents, though the U.N. secretary-general said the operation, which has forced nearly 400,000 people to flee to Bangladesh, was best described as “ethnic cleansing”. The Myanmar military offensive in the western state of Rakhine was triggered by a series of guerrilla 69

September 2, 2017 7:20 AM Putin calls on BRICS to oppose protectionism, show leadership on global issues

Beijing [China], September 2 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin called on leaders of emerging markets and economies i.e. BRICS countries to present a united opposition front against protectionism and new barriers in global trade. Putin also asked BRICS countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa to show leadership on issues of regional 55

August 28, 2017 12:00 PM Trump says Pakistan ‘harbors terrorists.’ The real story isn’t so simple

Announcing a new Afghanistan strategy on Aug. 21, President Trump accused Pakistan of “housing the very terrorists we fight” and said the situation “must change immediately.” Yes, Pakistan’s counterterrorism record is frustrating, but Trump’s harsh words are unlikely to have much effect. My research suggests that Pakistan is not following a conscious 51

August 28, 2017 8:09 AM Militants put up last stand in Marawi

50-60 remaining militants fight to the finish against government troops that see victory in the near future Philippines government troops believe the end is near for the clashes in Marawi City and expressed hope, Monday, that victory will be "in a few days". Military spokesperson Edgar Arevalo reiterated that the fighting is contained within a 500 square 40

August 28, 2017 6:56 AM Bangladesh pushes back thousands of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar violence

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh border guards on Monday moved to push back thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing the worst violence in Myanmar in five years, with 104 people killed and the United Nations and aid groups forced to pull out some staff. The flight of large numbers of Muslim Rohingya and Buddhist civilians from the northern 49

August 24, 2017 10:52 PM Venice's mayor said shouting 'Allahu akbar' in his city will get you shot — but everybody laughed at him

The mayor of Venice has said anybody who shouts "Allahu akbar" in the city's main square will be shot. Luigi Brugnaro, an independent politician who prides himself on not being "politically correct," made the threat in the wake of the Barcelona terror attacks. According to The Times newspaper, Brugnaro said: "If anyone runs into St Mark’s Square shouting 36