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War machine keeps swallowing lives

China Daily 09 Dec 2021
Those operations include air and drone strikes, ground combat, programs in which US special operations forces plan and control partner-force missions, military exercises in preparation for/or as part of counterterrorism missions, and operations to train and assist foreign forces.

US Treasury sanctions 15 individuals across three nations for human rights abuses

Jurist 09 Dec 2021
Kandiho has been designated pursuant to for engaging in serious human rights abuses while being a leader of foreign government or entity ... According to OFAC, the LEF Special Units and NOPO used excessive and lethal force during these crackdowns and fired upon unarmed protestors, including women and children, with automatic weapons.

Russia warns Kyiv against use of force in rebel regions

The Independent 09 Dec 2021
Gerasimov warned Kyiv against using force in the area. “Any provocations by Ukrainian authorities to settle the Donbas problems with force will be suppressed,” he said at a briefing with foreign military attaches ... The fighting between Ukrainian forces ...

Iran: Late commander Soleimani game unveiled depicting key battle fought against ISIS

Ruptly 09 Dec 2021
Unlike other similar foreign games, where you usually play the role of an attacker, in this game, you play the role of a defender and you have to defend your privacy.” ... I would say that it was made 100 percent by foreigners.”.

Afghanistan response: 700 evacuees holed up in Auckland

NewstalkZB 09 Dec 2021
Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi told the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee briefing today on the Government's "response to recent events in Afghanistan" that housing was proving a major issue ... NZDF personnel operating in the security area controlled by coalition forces.

Putin: Keep Ukraine out of NATO

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 09 Dec 2021
In eastern Ukraine, Moscow-allied separatists have battled Kyiv's Western-allied forces since 2014 ... "Russia pursues a peaceful foreign policy, but it has the right to ensure its security, as I have already said, in the medium and longer term," he added ... Ukraine's foreign minister, Dmytro Kuleba, said the talks had served to deter Russia.

At least 33 Daesh/ISIS suspects caught in Turkey

Anadolu Agency 09 Dec 2021
Turkish security forces rounded up 33 foreign nationals across the country for alleged links to the Daesh/ISIS terrorist group, security sources said on Thursday ... Separately, anti-terror police in the capital Ankara launched an operation to catch 30 other foreign nationals with ...

UK independent body: China committed genocide in Xinjiang

Midland Daily News 09 Dec 2021
In Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said Thursday that “the so-called forced labor and genocide in Xinjiang are entirely vicious rumors.” ... House of Representatives to ban imports from Xinjiang over forced labor concerns.

US lawmakers vote to punish China over Uighur treatment

Dawn 09 Dec 2021
“And, the government of China's exploitation of forced labour reaches across the oceans to our shores and across the world.” ... Human rights groups and foreign governments have found evidence of what they say is mass detentions, forced labour, political indoctrination, torture and forced sterilisation.

India’s defence chief among 13 dead in copter crash

The News International 09 Dec 2021
"His untimely death is an irreparable loss to our Armed Forces and the country," defence minister Rajnath Singh said on Twitter ... ”Rawat was headed to the Defence Services Staff College (DSSC) to address students and faculty from the nearby Sulur air force base in Coimbatore.The chopper was already making its descent at the time of the crash.

China likely preparing Taiwan invasion Pentagon

Beijing News 09 Dec 2021
Defending Taiwan from Chinese invasion has become an ?urgent? and ?priority? task for the US military, a senior Pentagon official told lawmakers, claiming Beijing has plans to forcefully ?unify? the island under mainland rule. Testifying at the Senate Foreign Relations hearing on ...

China ‘likely’ preparing Taiwan invasion – Pentagon

Russia Today 09 Dec 2021
Defending Taiwan from Chinese invasion has become an “urgent” and “priority” task for the US military, a senior Pentagon official told lawmakers, claiming Beijing has plans to forcefully “unify” the island under mainland rule. Testifying at the Senate Foreign Relations hearing on ...

Gen Rawat was strong proponent of India-US defence partnership: US

The Siasat Daily 09 Dec 2021
General Rawat, his wife Madhulika and 11 other people on board an Indian Air Force helicopter died in a crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, the Air Force said ... My deepest condolences to the people of India after the tragic death of General Bipin Rawat, head of India’s armed forces, his wife & 12 others today.

US House passes bill to punish China over oppression of Uyghurs

Finger Lakes Times 09 Dec 2021
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian last week called allegations of forced labor in Xinjiang “a lie” and said the bill “is pure political manipulation with the intention to undermine Xinjiang’s stability and development under the pretext of human rights.”.

Hong Kong democracy activists found guilty over Tiananmen vigil

Al Jazeera 09 Dec 2021
Chow was also convicted of taking part in an “unauthorised” assembly ... Lai, Chow and Ho all pleaded not guilty ... He was arrested in August 2020 and accused of colluding with foreign forces, sedition, and fraud ... Vincent Yu/AP Photo]. The same month, he was also charged with colluding with foreign forces and conspiracy to obstruct the course of justice ... .

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