Latest News for: Foreign forces


Micheál Martin to push for progress on Pte Seán Rooney murder investigation in meeting with Lebanese ministers

The Irish Times 19 May 2024
Tánaiste also set to travel to southern Lebanon to greet Defence Forces troops serving with Unifil mission. Lebanon's minister for foreign affairs Abdallah Bouhabib (R) greets Micheál Martin at ministry headquarters in Beirut on January 26th, 2023.

Congolese Army Spokesperson: Thwarting 'coup attempt' in Kinshasa

LBC International 19 May 2024
On Sunday in Kinshasa, an 'attempted coup' involving 'foreigners and Congolese nationals' was ...

India advises students in Kyrgyzstan to ‘remain indoors’ following violence

Hindustan Times 19 May 2024
The Kyrgyz foreign ministry said in a statement that “destructive forces are deliberately disseminating untrue and false information about the situation” in foreign media and social networks.

Democratic Republic of Congo army says it stopped attempted coup

Philenews 19 May 2024
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) armed forces repelled an attempted coup d’etat involving Congolese and foreign fighters on Sunday morning, a DRC army spokesman said in a televised address.

Ryan Crocker: Following the flag around the world

The Spokesman-Review 19 May 2024
He was born in Spokane, served in the Army Air Corps in World War II and went on to a career in the Air Force, including several tours at Fairchild ... I chose a different service, the Foreign Service of the United States.

Australian injured in deadly Afghanistan attack that killed four others is identified as Joe...

The Daily Mail 19 May 2024
An Australian man injured in a deadly attack on foreign tourists in Afghanistan has been identified ... an Afghan security force member checks a vehicle following the shooting) ... Another four foreigners and three Afghans were wounded, he added.

Foreign presence on Gaza’s coast constitutes ‘occupation’: Palestinian groups

Anadolu Agency 19 May 2024
Palestinian groups warned Sunday that any foreign troop presence on the coast of the Gaza Strip would be considered an “occupation force.” ... The Palestinian group reiterated its rejection of any US, Israeli or foreign presence in Gaza.

At least 47 dead in heavy rain, floods in northern Afghanistan

Gulf Today 19 May 2024
On Wednesday, a helicopter used by the Afghan air force crashed due to "technical issues" during ... Afghanistan has faced a shortfall in aid after the Taliban took over as foreign forces withdrew in 2021.

3 Spanish tourists killed, multiple people injured during attack in Afghanistan

Sandhills Express 19 May 2024
Spain’s foreign ministry on Friday ... The Taliban government, which took power in 2021 after a decade-long insurgency against foreign forces, has yet to be officially recognized by any government.

Hontiveros: PH may be forced to sue China due to new rule vs trespassers

The Philadelphia Inquirer 19 May 2024
MANILA, PhilippinesThe Philippines may be forced to sue China if it pushes through with its new rule of detaining foreigners ...

Three Spaniards, three Afghans killed in Afghanistan attack

The New Arab 19 May 2024
... foreigners" ... The Spanish embassy was evacuated in 2021, along with other Western missions, after the Taliban took back control of Kabul, ending a bloody decades-long insurgency against foreign forces.

DR Congo thwarts Kinshasa 'coup attempt' : army

The Peninsula 19 May 2024
The DR Congo military on Sunday thwarted an attempted coup near the offices of President Felix Tshisekedi in Kinshasa involving "foreigners and Congolese", the army spokesperson said ... He added that the "foreigners and Congolese ...

Kyrgyzstan Violence: From why it happened, to an update on the students, and India's response — All you need to know

Live Mint 19 May 2024
Kyrgyz police reportedly mobilised forces on Friday, May 17, to quell the violence following a fight between some foreigners and locals in Bishkek on May 13.Indian Student Population in Kyrgyzstan.

Outcry as Pakistani students face mob violence in Kyrgyzstan

The News International 19 May 2024
The Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry on ‘X’ said, “Destructive forces in foreign media, especially in social networks, are deliberately disseminating absolutely false and untrue information about the situation in the Kyrgyz Republic.”.