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War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

Aug  06, –  The war in eastern Ukraine against Russia-backed separatists has led to the uncontrolled spread of firearms throughout the country, with experts describing Ukraine as a “supermarket” where millions of illegal weapons are for sale. A former Ukrainian soldier-turned-arms dealer agrees to meet in Kiev, where he offers to sell a Makarov semi-automatic […]

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Turkish military says killed 27 Kurdish militants in southeast

Turkish military says killed 27 Kurdish militants in southeast

Feb 12, – The army said 16 fighters of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been killed in Cizre, near the Syrian border. It said it had retrieved the bodies of another 24 militants killed earlier, along with rifles, machines guns and rocket launchers. Turkish security forces have killed 27 militants in the mainly […]

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Bahrain- 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bomb attack

Bahrain- 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bomb attack

Jul 28, – The blast was the latest in a series of bombings in recent years targeting security forces in the Gulf nation, which continues to face low-level unrest more than four years after protesters took to the streets to demand greater political rights. Two Bahraini policemen were killed and six were injured in a […]

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Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Apr 03, – The impoverished Arabian Peninsula state has sunk further into chaos since the coalition spearheaded by Riyadh launched Operation Decisive Storm on March 26 to try to halt the advance by Shiite Huthi rebels. Saudi-led air raids drove back rebels in the last stronghold of Yemen’s absent president Friday, while Al-Qaeda militants seized […]

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Militants attack NATO convoy in Pakistan kill 4

Militants attack NATO convoy in Pakistan kill 4

June 10, AP – PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — In Monday’s attack, the militants emerged from the mountains and lobbed rockets at the NATO trucks, setting fire and completely burning two vehicles, said local official Iqbal Khan. The militants wore local police uniforms and the four dead included truck drivers and their assistants, he said. Militants […]

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