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Heavy gunfire reported at Burkina Faso military base
World

Heavy gunfire reported at Burkina Faso military base

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Heavy gunfire rang out at a military base in Burkina Faso’s capital early Sunday, prompting…
Myanmar public urges gas sanctions to stop military funding
World

Myanmar public urges gas sanctions to stop military funding

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The young woman in Myanmar decided to speak out when she realized that money from the…
Officials: Military leader killed in fighting for Yemen city
Middle East

Officials: Military leader killed in fighting for Yemen city

CAIRO (AP) — Clashes between Yemeni government forces and the country’s Huthi rebels attacking the key central city of Marib…
Despite deal, Sudanese rally to demand military rulers leave
Middle East

Despite deal, Sudanese rally to demand military rulers leave

CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of Sudanese took to the streets on Thursday in the capital of Khartoum, renewing their demand…
Myanmar court sentences US journalist to 11 years in jail
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Myanmar court sentences US journalist to 11 years in jail

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday sentenced detained U.S. journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in…
Pro-military protests in Sudan as political crisis deepens
Middle East

Pro-military protests in Sudan as political crisis deepens

KHARTOUM, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Thousands of military-aligned demonstrators gathered in front of the presidential palace in Khartoum on Saturday,…
Military aid for Israel removed from US funding bill, but leadership pledges vote later this week
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Military aid for Israel removed from US funding bill, but leadership pledges vote later this week

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday removed $1 billion in military funding for Israel from legislation to…
Taliban appoint hardline battlefield commanders to key Afghan posts
Middle East

Taliban appoint hardline battlefield commanders to key Afghan posts

Sept 21 (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers announced several senior appointments on Tuesday, naming two veteran battlefield commanders from the…
Russia and Belarus begin active phase of huge war games
World

Russia and Belarus begin active phase of huge war games

MOSCOW, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Russia and ex-Soviet ally Belarus on Friday launched the active phase of vast military exercises…
Egypt sends second shipment of humanitarian aid to Sudan
Egypt

Egypt sends second shipment of humanitarian aid to Sudan

Egypt sent a second shipment of humanitarian aid to Sudan, as part of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s directive to provide…
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