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20 Nov
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso deployed police and the military to "take control of all the country's prisons" after scores of inmates were killed in gang clashes.
8 Oct
Heavily armed gangs have been stepping up raids on schools and villages in northwestern Nigeria, often taking hostages for ransom.
26 Sep
Security forces in Mapastepec, southern Mexico, block a caravan of several hundred mostly Central American migrants, including children, heading for the United States on foot.
5 Aug
Afghans in Jalalabad city chant "Allah-u Akbar" (God is greatest) in support of the Afghan security forces, as part of calls to gather on rooftops at 9 pm following similar scenes the night before in the western city of Herat, that is under siege, after government forces countered the latest Taliban assault.
22 Apr
Security forces broke up a protest in Myanmar’s southern city of Dawei, arresting four demonstrators and a reporter according to Dawei Watch media outlet, which also said live rounds were used.
22 Feb
In this edition: clashes break out in Mogadishu at a protest organised by the opposition. Residents reported hearing sporadic gunfire and grenades being fired in the capital. Our regional correspondent Mukelwa Hlatshwayo brings us the latest. Also, voters in Niger are gearing up for Sunday's presidential run-off between Mohamed Bazoum and Mahamane Ousmane. The fight against insecurity will be a major challenge for the next president. And camel milk is becoming increasingly popular in Kenya. We meet farmers taking advantage of the lucrative drink.
25 Jan
Clashes broke out for a third consecutive evening Sunday in several Tunisian cities. In the working-class neighbourhood of Ettadhamen on the edge of the capital Tunis, young men hurled rocks at riot police who responded with volleys of tear gas despite a tight lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
19 Jan
Honduran migrants trying to reach the United States on foot remain stuck in Guatemala, their advance stymied by security forces. The group hopes to be allowed to continue forward after it was met in the southeastern town of Vado Hondo, near the border with Honduras, with tear gas and batons wielded by police and soldiers with strict orders to stop anyone without travel documents or a negative coronavirus test.
18 Apr 2020
Security forces have killed 18 people in Nigeria in a bid to enforce coronavirus lockdown restrictions. The figure is higher than the official death toll from coronavirus in the country; our correspondent tells us more. Also, South Africans are increasingly frustrated by an alcohol ban that is accompanying the lockdown. Our reporters have been looking into bubbling tensions over the decision. And new government rules in Madagascar are causing certain media organisations to cry foul as press freedom is threatened; our correspondent reports.
16 Apr 2020
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24 Feb 2020
Israeli security forces gather at the scene where Israeli forces shot and killed a suspect in Jerusalem's annexed Old City after he approached officers posted near one of the gates armed with a knife, police said.
16 Dec 2019
The Leaders of the G5 Sahel countries on Sunday visited the graves of 71 Niger soldiers killed in the western town of Inates days earlier in the worst jihadist attack on security forces in Niger in memory

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