National security – Operation haven gets new commander
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National Security - Operation Haven Gets New Commander.
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Barely 24 hours after the House of Representatives resolved that the service chiefs should be fired, President Muhammadu Buhari presided over a meeting of the National Security Council to seek new ways out of the burgeoning insecurity in the country.
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Declare national security emergency, Senate tells Buhari
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The captain of a US Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship has been fired for writing a letter immediate action. Acting Navy secretary said the commander exercised poor judgment.
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Thomas Modly resigned as the acting US Navy secretary after facing criticism for firing the captain of an aircraft carrier who appealed for urgent help tackling a coronavirus outbreak.
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Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested Monday while police raided his Apple Daily newspaper office, as part of a sweeping crackdown on dissent since China imposed a national security law on the city.
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Comrade Duch was a Cambodian war criminal sentenced to life in prison and former head of the Khmer Rouge movement. He died serving a life sentence.
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Militant commander Saifullah Mir has been killed in a gun battle with security forces in Kashmir. Indian police said they have so far killed nearly 200 militants in the Muslim-majority region.
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Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants and their supporters rally in Gaza City to mark the first anniversary of the killing of the group's commander Baha Abu Al-Ata in an Israeli strike.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24, Leon Panetta, a former US Secretary of Defense and former CIA director, discussed President Donald Trump's refusal to concede the presidential race to Joe Biden, a situation the US had never experienced. He added that Trump, who has 'operated by chaos for the last four years', is now making sure that the last few weeks of his administration 'are also chaotic'. Yet however long the current president 'will resist reality', Panetta said that he hopes 'the combination of the Republican leadership and the Congress' will finally persuade Trump that 'it is over'.
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A former Ugandan child soldier who became a commander of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army is convicted of dozens of crimes, including widespread rape, sexual enslavement, child abductions, torture and murder, including the killing of babies. Also, as Ethiopia focuses on ongoing conflict in the Tigray region, ethnic crisis deepens in the Benishangul-Gumuz region. Tens of thousands of people have fled the scene of repeated massacres. Finally, the team behind Nigerian film "The Milkmaid", about the Islamist sect Boko Haram, are hoping to make the Oscars shortlist.
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