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Bombings in Damascus, southern Syrian city kill 16

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A car bomb killed at least eight security personnel in a rare attack on a military intelligence headquarters in the southern Syrian...

New Silk Road drug bazaar opens a month after FBI bust

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A new anonymous Internet marketplace for illegal drugs debuted on Wednesday, with the same name and appearance as the Silk Road website...

Ugandan source says Congo rebel commander held in Uganda

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Uganda is holding the military commander of Congo's defeated M23 rebel movement after he surrendered, a Ugandan officer said on Thursday, allaying...

Al Qaeda claim for French journalist killings plausible

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Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb's (AQIM) claim of responsibility for the killing of two French journalists in northern Mali last week...

Congo’s FDLR rebels now in peacekeepers’ sights: U.N. Security Council

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After the success of the Congolese army and U.N. peacekeepers in defeating M23 rebels, the U.N. Security Council agreed on Wednesday that...

U.S. may consider easing sanctions on Rwanda

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The United States would consider resuming military aid to Rwanda if it found Rwandan support for the M23 Congolese rebel group believed...

Nigerian president seeks state of emergency extension

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan asked the national assembly on Wednesday to extend by six months a state of emergency in three northeastern...

SANDF military police bought 174 vehicles last year

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The Military Police Division of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) bought 174 vehicles, including 36 motorcycles, in the 2012/2013 financial...

Mozambique Air Force to get two An-26 transports

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The Mozambique Air Force will soon receive two second hand Antonov An-26B transport aircraft, which are currently being refurbished in the Ukraine. The...

ISS: Renamo should take its battle to the polling stations

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Instead of engaging in armed banditry or guerrilla warfare that can be devastating for the entire country, Mozambique's opposition party Renamo should...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...