Myanmar activists held candle-lit protests overnight and scrambled to find ways to get around a deepening internet shutdown on Friday, as anti-coup protesters pledged to continue efforts to force out the generals despite a military crackdown that has killed hundreds, including dozens of children. Anti-coup groups shared radio frequencies, offline[…]
Mozambique’s government has said dozens of civilians were killed in an attack this week on the northern town of Palma, including seven people whose convoy of vehicles was ambushed as they attempted to flee. Omar Saranga, a spokesman for the defence and security forces, told journalists on Sunday that hundreds[…]
At least 38 protesters across Myanmar have been killed in the latest crackdown on the anti-coup movement, an advocacy group said, as the generals who seized power on February 1 declared martial law over two areas of Yangon where Chinese factories were set ablaze. A police officer also died making[…]
Mali’s military government has pushed through a political charter to establish an 18-month transition government that could lead to the appointment of a soldier as interim president, despite objections from the coalition that led anti-government protests before last month’s coup. Approval for the road map, meant to chart the country’s[…]
US President Donald Trump has rejected a sum offered by South Korea in response to his demand that the country’s government contribute more to the cost of US military forces deployed there. “Now they’ve offered us a certain amount of money and I’ve rejected it,” Trump said at a White[…]
North Korean state media have confirmed the widely reported mysterious missile test as involving a submarine-based ballistic missile, greatly expanding Pyongyang’s capabilities ahead of disarmament talks with the US. “The successful new-type SLBM test-firing comes to be of great significance as it ushered in a new phase in containing the[…]
By Tauhierah Salie The legal team of Major Fatima Isaacs has indicated their intention to have the charges against her withdrawn. It comes after a joint press briefing by the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) was held at the Castle of Good Hope[…]
A new war between Israel and Palestinian factions in the occupied Gaza Strip “is not far away”, and will be “will be deadlier and more destructive than any previous” offensive, according to a report by the Jerusalem Post’s military correspondent. According to the analyst, Israeli officials “have repeatedly said that[…]
Following a landmark announcement by Minister of Police Bheki Cele declaring that the South African National Defence Force would be deployed to the Cape Flats, provincial Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz has expressed his elation with the decision. Despite his praise, however, he believes the deployment of the SANDF[…]
US veterans are just as war-weary as the general public, according to a recent poll which found nearly two-thirds believe the war in Iraq “was not worth fighting” and more than half think the same about Afghanistan and Syria. “Veterans who served in either Iraq or Afghanistan are no more[…]
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