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5 Aug
Afghan special forces patrol the streets of Herat as the Taliban press on with a series of offensives on cities, having seized control of much of rural Afghanistan since foreign forces began the last stage of their withdrawal in May.
15 Mar
Nigerian Armed Forces cannot tackle security challenges - Ndume
20 Jun 2020
Gudaji Kazaure: There could be Boko Haram agents in Nigeria's Armed Forces
15 Jan 2020
The men and women of our armed forces lay down their lives for us. We must do all we can to adequately equip them and ultimately honour them when they fall so their labour will not be in vain.
24 Mar 2019
The United States Armed Forces is set to bar transgender citizens from joining the military. The new rules apply to fresh intakes who will be asked to serve under their birth gender.
24 Jan 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared President Donald Trump’s administration to start barring most transgender people from serving in the armed forces.
16 Jan 2018
Nigeria honours fallen heroes on Armed Forces remembrance day.
15 Jan 2018
Armed forces remembrance - IBB hails military in territorial protection.
25 Jun 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May said the work of the armed forces needs to be recognised "both here and across the world", as the country marked Armed Forces Day on Saturday (June 24).
3 Jun 2017
Consolidating security gains from Colombia's recent peace deal with FARC guerrillas while battling remaining leftist rebels and drug trafficking gangs will take a decade, according to the head of the armed forces.
1 Jun 2017
Armed forces act - Minister, Defence chief seek review of laws

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