Angola: Over nine million square meters cleared of landmines

An area of more than nine million square meters of land was demined in Moxico province during this year, plus 7,7 million square meters compared to 2017. The information was released Sunday in Angolan city of Luena by the official Read More …

Senior police official killed in Takhar bomb explosion

An explosion took place near provincial police commandment’s compound in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan earlier today amid reports a number of people have been killed or wounded in the incident. Provincial governor’s spokesman Jawad Hejri confirmed the incident and Read More …

British troops ‘need detailed brain scans to detect unseen injuries that can lead to PTSD and dementia’, says Commons Defence Select Committee head

British combat troops should be given enhanced scans to detect unseen brain injuries which doctors say can cause dementia and post-traumatic stress disorder, an influential MP has demanded. Soldiers often suffer minor brain haemorrhages as a result of explosions on Read More …

Netherlands, German police thwart Dutch ‘terror plot’

The Dutch public prosecutor’s office opened an investigation on Saturday into a suspected terror plot in the Netherlands. The counterterrorism Special Intervention Service (DSI) and police initially arrested four people in Rotterdam who were suspected of plotting a “terrorist crime,” Read More …

Cairo bombing: At least four killed after explosion hits tourist bus near Giza Pyramids

A roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the pyramids in Cairo, killing at least four people and wounding 10 others, Egyptian authorities said. Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed as the bus was travelling in the Marioutiyah area near Read More …

Almost 1,700 Defence Forces members served in UN operations in 2018

Almost 1,700 members of the Defence Forces served in United Nations and Irish Government-mandated operations in 14 countries around the world in 2018, according to data published on Friday by the military. In addition, at home, the Army conducted almost 200 operations at the request of Read More …

Indian authorities have arrested 10 people and broken up an IS-inspired terrorist cell that had targeted installations, crowded places and VIPs

India’s National Investigation Agency has arrested 10 people suspected of planning a series of bomb attacks on vital installations, crowded places and important people. The NIA carried out raids in the Indian capital New Delhi and nearby towns, and recovered Read More …