Military and police conduct counter-explosive training during Ontario exercise

Exercise Ardent Defender staged two counter-explosive threat scenarios in Meaford, ON, on October 10 and 11 as police and military personnel from a number of organizations tested their skills in dealing with explosive threats. One scenario involved a vehicle-borne improvised Read More …

Sunderland terror suspect ‘had bomb-making manual on his phone’

An engineer accused of using his Facebook account to encourage terrorism had a bomb-making manual on his phone, jurors have heard. The shocking document found on Abdulrahman Alcharbati’s mobile contained advice for bomb makers which included handling their device “gently Read More …

Afghanistan: Children among 9 killed, wounded in separate IED explosions

At least nine civilians including children were killed or wounded in separate Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosions in southeastern Ghazni and Paktika provinces. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast in a statement said at least Read More …

Demining squad of the International Mine Action Center of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation leaves for Laos to assist in mine clearance

In order to fulfil the decision of the President of the Russian Federation, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, the 36-strong demining team of the International Mine Action Center of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is about Read More …

Afghan Civilians Continue To Be Killed In Record High Numbers – UN Report

The figures released today by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) show continuing high casualty rates being inflicted on the Afghan civilian population, especially by anti-government elements. Covering the period 1 January to 30 September 2018, the new Read More …

FSB busts underground arms trafficking syndicate in northwestern Russia

Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, has uncovered a clandestine gunrunning gang in St. Petersburg and Petrozavodsk, the capital of Russia’s northwestern Karelia Region, the FSB Public Relations Center informed TASS. “The Russian Federal Security Service has foiled the activities Read More …

NDS forces foil militants bid to carry out explosions in Jalalabad city

The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces have foiled the militants bid to carry out a series of explosions in Jalalabd city, the provincial capital of Nangarhar province. The provincial government media office in a statement said the Read More …