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Sudan declares state of emergency on South border

Sudan declares state of emergency on South border

Sudan declared a state of emergency along its border with South Sudan on Sunday after month-long border clashes, as four foreigners allegedly arrested in the Heglig oil region remained in custody. President Omar al-Bashir issued a resolution declaring the emergency […]


France issues stark warning to Syria

Syrian civil war

French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe on Wednesday labelled the UN-backed peace plan for Syria “seriously compromised” and held out the threat of seeking military action to end the year-long crackdown. UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan had urged a rapid deployment of […]


Norwegian Forces to Withdraw from Faryab Province

Norwegian Forces to Withdraw from Faryab Province

At the request of ISAF, Norway will end its military engagement in Faryab province in the course of autumn 2012. From then on Norway’s military effort will be concentrated on Kabul and Mazar-e-Sharif. The withdrawal of the Norwegian forces from […]


Sudan bombs South, Kiir says rival has ‘declared war’

Sudan bombs South, Kiir says rival has ‘declared war’

Khartoum’s warplanes bombed border regions, leading South Sudan’s leader on Tuesday to accuse Sudan of declaring war, as the United States condemned the “provocative” strikes. The overnight raids, launched in defiance of global calls for restraint, wounded several people in […]


Doolittle raiders honored at ceremony marking 70th anniversary of historic mission

Doolittle raiders honored at ceremony marking 70th anniversary of historic mission

The five remaining members of the famous Jimmy Doolittle Tokyo Raid were honored in a banquet at the National Museum of the United States Air Force here April 19. Four of the raiders were in attendance, Staff Sgt. David J. […]


Suspected cyber attack hits Iran oil industry

Suspected cyber attack hits Iran oil industry

A voracious virus attack has hit computers running key parts of Iran’s oil sector, forcing authorities to unplug its main oil export terminal from the Internet and to set up a cyber crisis team, according to reports on Monday. The […]


NATO Seeks Funding for Afghan Security Forces

NATO Seeks Funding for Afghan Security Forces

Afghanistan needs further funding for its police and army if it is to secure the peace after international troops pull out in 2014. But many potential donors are concerned about Afghanistan’s track record on corruption. Everybody wants to help, but […]


NATO allies to debate Afghan war

NATO allies to debate Afghan war

NATO foreign and defence ministers gather for two days of talks Wednesday expected to focus on their troop withdrawal from Afghanistan as a Taliban onslaught underscores difficulties in ending the decade-old war. The talks will lay the groundwork for a […]


Australia to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by 2013

Australia to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by 2013

Australia is set to bring its troops home from Afghanistan a year earlier than planned with most soldiers withdrawn in 2013, reports said on Tuesday. Prime Minister Julia Gillard was expected to make the announcement during a speech to the […]


 
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