I’ll reveal identity of security agents that invaded Rivers collation centres – Wike
26 March 2019 | 8:30 am
I'll reveal the identity of security agents that invaded Rivers collation centres - Wike
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For the "political West," Russia's war in Ukraine was a wake-up call to long-standing grievances held elsewhere in the world. Addressing them is the hard part.
Voting is still underway in some parts of Nigeria, hours after the official close of polling stations. Attacks and acts of vandalism prevented some voters from casting ballots for a new president and government.
Ahead of a trip to Africa, French President Emmanuel Macron has outlined plans for a "noticeable reduction" in France's troop presence on the continent. France also intends to co-run African bases with African countries.
A year ago, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz promised to upgrade the Bundeswehr with a massive one-off fund. Critics say not much has happened since.
Manila says it is turning around its human rights image after a brutal drug war by the country's former president. That may be enough for the EU to renew a trade scheme and restart talks over a free trade agreement.
Barça implements system to maintain Camp Nou airspace security.
Ghana’s military has come under criticisms after carrying out a swoop in a community where one of its officers was stabbed to death. Soldiers unleashed mayhem, brutalizing many residents of Ashaiman, a suburb of the capital Accra.The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) command said it sanctioned the operation and has apologized for the excesses that took place.
A number of countries, from Japan and South Korea to the Philippines, have been increasingly wary of Beijing's growing assertiveness and influence in the region.
Compulsory military service was suspended in 2011. A recent survey suggests 61% of Germans want it reintroduced, with over a third saying it should apply to women as well as men.
At the annual parliamentary meet, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced he would focus on developing security. He also announced an economic growth target of 5%, the lowest in decades.
Military commissioner Eva Högl called for an additional €300 billion in funding for Germany's Bundeswehr. She said that the force needed more soldiers and that little progress had been made on the enlistment of women.
In Israel, the ongoing protest movement against judicial reform has now spread to the ranks of the army and in particular, reservists of elite units. In recent weeks, hundreds of them have published open letters to express their doubts about continuing to serve if the plans of Benjamin Netanyahu's government are adopted.
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