Insurgencies

French soldier has died while on duty in Burkina Faso

French soldier has died while on duty in Burkina Faso

Published 17/02/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - A French soldier has died while on operations in Burkina Faso, the French Armed Forces Ministry said in a statement on Monday. [more…]

Militant attack in Nigerian town kills 20 soldiers, displaces 1,000 residents

Militant attack in Nigerian town kills 20 soldiers, displaces 1,000 residents

Published 09/01/2020

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - About 20 soldiers were killed and nearly 1,000 people made homeless in a militant attack on a town in northeastern Nigeria, [more…]

U.S. House to vote this week to limit Trump’s military actions on Iran: Pelosi

U.S. House to vote this week to limit Trump’s military actions on Iran: Pelosi

Published 08/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the House would vote on a resolution intended to limit President Donald [more…]

Taliban kill U.S. force member in northern Afghanistan

Taliban kill U.S. force member in northern Afghanistan

Published 23/12/2019

KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban said their fighters killed a U.S. service member in Afghanistan on Monday and posted photographs of a blood-soaked backpack and [more…]

Rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport, six wounded: military statement

Rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport, six wounded: military statement

Published 09/12/2019

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four Katyusha rockets struck a military base next to Baghdad International Airport on Monday wounding “six fighters”, a statement from the military [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]

Fatal attacks on Congo clinics risk resurgence of Ebola epidemic

Fatal attacks on Congo clinics risk resurgence of Ebola epidemic

Published 29/11/2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - International organizations warned on Friday of a potential resurgence of Ebola in Congo after deadly militia attacks on [more…]

Turkey starts repatriation of captured Islamic State militants

Turkey starts repatriation of captured Islamic State militants

Published 11/11/2019

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey said on Monday it had deported two Islamic State militants — a German and an American — beginning a programme to [more…]

Germany does not yet know identity of people Turkey deporting: spokesman

Germany does not yet know identity of people Turkey deporting: spokesman

Published 11/11/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany does not yet know the identity of seven people Turkey plans to deport on the grounds that they have fought for [more…]

Attack on Canadian miner in Burkina Faso threatens gold’s final frontier

Attack on Canadian miner in Burkina Faso threatens gold’s final frontier

Published 08/11/2019

NAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG/LONDON (Reuters) - As jihadists wreaked ever more havoc in the last two years, mining firms in Burkina Faso rolled out extra security measures, from [more…]