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  1. 1. news | 28 Feb 2015

    Jailed Kurdish leader in Turkey urges PKK to lay down arms

    By AFP

    » ISTANBUL - The jailed leader of the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) on Saturday made a "historic" call to the separatists to hold a disarmament conference, a key step in efforts to end Turkey's 30-year Kurdish ins

  2. 2. news | 27 Feb 2015

    Nigeria's president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings

    By AFP

    » MAIDUGURI (NIGERIA) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram's worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency would soon be over.

  3. 3. news | 22 Feb 2015

    US signals likely delay in troop exit from Afghanistan

    By AFP

    » KABUL - President Barack Obama's new Pentagon chief said Saturday the United States was seriously considering slowing the pace of a troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, as the country battles a resilient Taliban insur...

  4. 4. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Civilian casualties in Afghanistan rose 22% in 2014: UN

    By AFP

    » HONG KONG - The number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan jumped 22 percent in 2014, the UN said Wednesday, as NATO troops withdrew from combat leaving government forces to battle a raging Taliban insurgency.

  5. 5. news | 14 Feb 2015

    Bomb goes off at signal tower in South

    By Online Reporters

    » SUNGAI KOLOK — A home-made bomb went off at a mobile phone signal-repeating tower in Narathiwat province late Friday night and another one was planted nearby in what was seen a failed insurgency attempt to lure officers ...

  6. 6. news | 13 Feb 2015

    Boko Haram takes fight into Chad

    By AFP

    » Nigeria's Boko Haram rebels carried out their first attack inside neighbouring Chad, targeting a village on the shores of Lake Chad as part of a widening insurgency that has sucked in four countries.

  7. 7. news | 30 Jan 2015

    Insurgency groups being identified

    By Wassana Nanuam

    » As the government moves closer to opening peace talks with southern insurgents, authorities have begun identifying active insurgent groups, their leaders and weapons suppliers.

  8. 8. news | 29 Jan 2015

    Thailand, Malaysia boost military ties

    By Wassayos Ngamkham

    » Malaysian Defence Minister Dato Seri Hishammuddin bin Tun Hussein on Thursday reaffirmed Malaysia's commitment to help Thailand resolve the southern insurgency problem and restore peace, defence spokesman Kongcheep ...

  9. 9. news | 27 Jan 2015

    Attack on Ukraine's Mariupol targeted civilians: UN

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - The UN said a rocket attack that killed 30 people in a city in eastern Ukraine deliberately targeted civilians, as Russian President Vladimir Putin spurned Western calls to rein in a pro-Moscow insurgency.

  10. 10. news | 15 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram 'killed woman in labour' during attack: Amnesty

    By AFP

    » LAGOS - Boko Haram fighters killed a woman as she was in labour during what is feared could be the deadliest attack in the militants' six-year insurgency, Amnesty International claimed on Thursday.

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