29 Jun 2009

UN: 1,200 Congolese killed by Ugandan rebels in 09

Ugandan rebels this year have killed around 1,200 Congolese civilians and abducted 1,500, mostly children, in a remote region of northeast Congo, a U.N. official said Friday. Full Story

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29 Jun 2009

Three die in Thai rebel standoff

Three people have died in a gun battle in southern Thailand as security forces clashed with insurgents, police said. Full Story

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29 Jun 2009

Libyan PM target of foiled murder plot

Three Lebanese nationals, a Libyan and a Palestinian were charged Wednesday (June 24th) in Lebanon for trying to send a mail bomb on June 12th to Libyan Prime Minister Al-Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi, SAPA reported. Full Story

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29 Jun 2009

Six dead in Sudan tribal clashes

Six people were killed in weekend tribal clashes in Sudan’s South Kordofan region, which borders Darfur, a lawmaker from the oil-rich area told AFP on Sunday. Full Story

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29 Jun 2009

8 policemen, civilian killed by suspected Abu Sayyaf, MILF rebels

Eight policemen and a civilian were killed in an ambush staged by suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels in Basilan yesterday. Full Story

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29 Jun 2009

Pakistan Treads Warily as New Fight Looms

More than 70 years ago, the British army went to war against tribal forces loyal to a charismatic religious figure in what is now the Pakistani region of Waziristan. The ensuing guerrilla conflict lasted more than a decade. The British troops, though far more numerous and better armed, never captured

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29 Jun 2009

Nigerian rebels claim to kill at least 20 soldiers

Nigerian rebels on Monday announced a new raid against a Shell oil facility and said they had killed at least 20 soldiers in a gun battle.

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29 Jun 2009

Somali rebels threaten violent response to US arms

A Somali radical Islamic insurgent says weapons and ammunition the United States recently supplied to Somalia’s embattled government will only increase violence in the war-wracked country. Full Story

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29 Jun 2009

Ousted president, replacement duel for Honduras

A military coup has divided Honduras between two leaders — one recognized by world bodies and another backed by the country’s congress, courts and military. Presidents from around Latin America were gathering in Nicaragua for meetings Monday on how to resolve the first coup in Central America in at least

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29 Jun 2009

Police chief killed in south Afghan clash-officials

The police chief for Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, a Taliban stronghold, and eight other officers were killed in a clash with U.S.-trained Afghan special forces on Monday, senior provincial officials said. Full Story

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