Day: May 19, 2017

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NATO Builds Infrastructure for Permanent Military Presence Near Russia’s Borders

Riga (SCF) – A group of about 50 combat engineers based at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown were deployed to Latvia on April 29 as part of Operation Reassurance. The mission is to build a town for 500 soldiers. According to commanding officer Lt.-Col. Chris Cotton, the installation will have «everything you would expect in a small town, from its kitchen […]

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South Sudan Forces Killed 114 Civilians in 6 Months: UN

Juba (Tasnim) – South Sudanese pro-government forces killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town between July 2016 and January 2017, as well as committing uncounted rapes, looting and torture, the UN human rights office said on Friday. “Attacks were committed with an alarming degree of brutality and, like elsewhere in the country, […]

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