Bangladesh pushes for comprehensive training for UN peacekeepers

Bangladesh has called for strong collaboration—among the UN secretariat, member states, troops, and police-contributing countries—to achieve comprehensive training for peacekeepers. Bangladesh’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Masud Bin Momen, said this at an open debate titled “Peacekeeping Training and Read More …

Philippines: QCPD, other agencies hold simulated bomb explosion, disposal

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and other local government agencies conducted a simulated bomb disposal operation at a food park in Cubao, Quezon City, to test the response time of their personnel. During the simulation on Tuesday morning, the Read More …

Pulwama aftermath: CRPF to enhance counter-IED capabilities, procure new fleet of MPVs troops in Kashmir Valley

The CRPF will procure a new fleet of mine protected vehicles (MPVs) and small 30-seater buses to ensure safety of its troop’s convoys in the Kashmir Valley, the chief of the force has said. The paramilitary has also decided to Read More …

FBI Guam: Preparing for Threats Posed by Improvised Explosives and Potentially Dangerous Chemicals

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is offering specialized training to provide advanced understanding of the hazards posed by improvised explosives and potentially dangerous chemicals. The “Chemical Industry Outreach Workshop” is intended for both Guam and CNMI public safety officials, Read More …

Mali: Militants attack EU military centre where Irish personnel based

A European Union military training centre in Mali, where 11 Defence Force personnel are working, remainson high alert after a weekend attack from what are presumed to have been Islamic anti-western forces. An as yet unknown number of attackers were killed in the incident. Three Read More …

Philippine National Police receives anti-bomb gear from Japan

After back-to-back bombings in key areas in Mindanao, the Philippine National Police (PNP) received anti-bomb equipment from the government of Japan. The Japanese government on Tuesday, February 12, handed over 6 bomb suits, 6 ballistic shields, 440 bulletproof vests, and Read More …