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NATO kicks off largest military drills in decades

BRUSSELS | Xinhua | The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Wednesday kicked off “Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024,” its largest military drills in decades. “The dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) departed Norfolk, Virginia, United States and following a series of operations will commence her transit across the …

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Obua: Understanding culture key to military success

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government Chief Whip, Hamson Obua has emphasized the need for military personal to understand the cultures of the people in communities where they are deployed. The Minister is of the view that if men and women in uniform understand the cultures and values …

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China, Africa vow to strengthen military cooperation

Addia Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | China and the African continent, under the umbrella of the African Union (AU), have vowed to strengthen the already fruitful military cooperation so as to realize their common aspirations toward securing peace and stability in Africa and beyond. This came during a reception marking …

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Military interventions in DRC have failed

What’s gone wrong with international intervention and what needs to be done domestically to end the conflict? COMMENT | FELIX MUKWIZA NDAHINDA | For 30 years, the Democratic Republic of Congo has suffered from communal violence, armed conflict and insecurity. Diverse actors have tried to stop it but conflict has intensified, …

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Compromise reached between Moscow, Wagner military head:Russian media

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Moscow and Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner private military group, reached a compromise through the mediation of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko late Saturday according to RIA Novosti news agency reports. Prigozhin has accepted Lukashenko’s proposal to stop the advance of the Wagner troops and de-escalate …

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