29 Jun 2009

Kyrgyzstan troops kill 3 suspected terrorists

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Kyrgyzstan security services say soldiers killed three suspected members of a terrorist group in a shootout over the weekend. Full Story

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28 Jun 2009

Army warning follows Beirut unrest

The Lebanese army has warned that any armed person on the streets will be fired on, after at least one person was killed in clashes between supporters of two political rivals. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Nigeria: Mend wants to meet president

Four Nigerian militant groups said on Friday they wanted to meet President Umaru Yar’Adua before accepting his amnesty offer. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Nigeria 'to release key militant'

Nigeria’s government is offering clemency to oil rebel leader Henry Okah as part of its 60-day amnesty deal for militants in the Niger Delta. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

War On Taliban Shifts To Drug Lords

Handcuffed and surrounded by agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Haji Bagcho landed at Andrews Air Force base outside Washington early this morning, indicted on federal drug charges tied to his alleged financing of the Taliban, reports CBS News chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Pakistani Taliban claim Kashmir attack

A Pakistani Taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for a suicide attack against Pakistani security forces in Kashmir that has broadened the group’s anti-government campaign. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Pakistan's Asif Zardari faces army rebellion over India detente

According to sources close to Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Kiyani, senior officers are alarmed at the president’s plans to divert troops and aircraft defending Pakistan’s border with India and deploy them in a new offensive against Al-Qaeda and Taliban militants. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Ethiopian rebels arrested for dam raid

Ethiopia said on Friday it arrested three Oromo Liberation Front rebels who beat up Chinese technicians in a raid on a dam construction site in the west. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Russia's Medvedev seeks uranium deals in Namibia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sought uranium deals in Namibia on Thursday as part of a trip to promote Moscow’s economic interests in Africa, where it faces competition from China and the West for resources. Full Story

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26 Jun 2009

Pakistan’s Zardari Sought U.S. Drones to Hit Taliban

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari asked the Obama administration to provide his armed forces with advanced American weapons to help crush Taliban insurgents in the tribal zone bordering Afghanistan. Full Story

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