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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai army's post-coup actions in deep south hardening insurgency, observers say

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pattani Army's 'more aggressive' use of emergency powers to fight decade-old Muslim insurgency has angered residents and undercut peace bid Junta tightens screws in south A bombing suspect who was held for two weeks without charge in Thailand's insurgency-battered south says an army dragnet after a May coup overthrew the government ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Communist insurgents ransack two banana plantations in the Philippines

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:59am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Butuan Communist rebels ransack banana plantations Communist insurgents raided two banana plantations in one day in the southern Philippines in some of their most ... Abraham Roxas. The NPA is the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, which has been waging an insurgency since 1969 that has left tens of thousands dead. They are believed to have ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    MH17 crash a wake-up call to stop the supply of weapons to insurgents

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 12:39pm by Hari Kumar

    ... spoken of rebels seizing Ukrainian arms and bases. Given this, the task of proving the missiles came from Russia is going to be difficult. Providing heavy arms to insurgent groups when politics ... surface-to-air missiles have been under the control of governments. Now, with insurgent groups acquiring powerful friends, non-state armies are getting hold of such weapons, making the whole world ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Rebel site suggests insurgents shot down Malaysia plane by mistake

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:56am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev A social media site attributed to a top Ukrainian rebel commander said the insurgents had shot down an army transporter at the location where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed Thursday near the Russian border. The comments by the top military commander of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” suggest the separatists shot down the Malaysia ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Islamic State insurgents seized nuclear materials, Iraq warns the UN

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 09:46am by Reuters

    ... 'took nuclear material from Iraq' Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north, Iraq told the UN in a letter ... terrorist acts," Alhakim said. He warned that they could also be smuggled out of Iraq. A Sunni Muslim group known as the Islamic State is spearheading a patchwork of insurgents who have taken ...

  6. News - World - NIGERIA

    Nigerian president says Boko Haram insurgency is 'one of the darkest phases in our history'

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:29am by Reuters

    ... central shopping district contrasted sharply with his tendency over the years to brush off the Boko Haram insurgency as a passing phase. "This is one of the darkest phases in the history ... and whose insurgency has killed thousands since 2009, made headlines when it abducted 200 schoolgirls on April 14. Authorities have accepted help from Western powers to try to free them. Jonathan ...

  7. News - World

    Iraq insurgents 'growing stronger', says US intelligence official

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:10pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Insurgent group 'growing in strength' The al-Qaeda-inspired insurgent group that has seized a string of cities in Iraq is rapidly gaining strength ... a beleaguered Iraqi government that has alienated much of the country's population and watched its armed forces flee Mosul and other cities when confronted by insurgents. The White House has sent ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine leader under pressure as pro-Russian insurgents agree to talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:15pm by AFP

    ... insurgents agreed to a truce and talks on ending their uprising. In an unexpected announcement that came after talks with Russia’s ambassador to Kiev and an OSCE envoy, the head of the self-declared ... economic sanctions against Russia should President Vladimir Putin fail to immediately end his perceived military and diplomatic backing for the insurgents. The new Kiev leader will also sign ...

  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Iran may be willing to cooperate with US in battling insurgency in Iraq

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:03pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ankara Shiite Muslim Iran was so alarmed by Sunni insurgent gains in Iraq that it may be willing to cooperate with Washington in helping Baghdad fight back, a senior Iranian ... with Americans to end the insurgency in the Middle East," the official said, referring to events in Iraq. "We are very influential in Iraq, Syria and many other countries. "The danger ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan pounds insurgent hideouts, targeting Uygur separatists

    Posted May 24th 2014, 02:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan

    ... Agence France-Presse in Miranshah, Pakistan Uygur separatists said to be targets in Pakistani offensive against insurgent strongholds close to the Afghan border after China's President Xi Jinping presses Islamabad Four suspected militants were killed on Friday as Pakistan’s armed forces hit insurgent targets during a third day of action in a restive tribal area close ...




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