Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has expressed a need to bolster the country’s demining capabilities, referring to demining as the country’s main task in the restoration of the acquired territories in and around Nagorno-Karabakh.
On Wednesday, the two parties to the Libyan conflict continued the process of releasing and exchanging prisoners who were arrested during the military operations between the Libyan army and the government of national accord.
France will reconsider its military strategy in the Sahel and will likely reduce the number of troops deployed as part of Operation Barkhane after significant military successes in 2020, the country's defence minister said.
It was one of the deadliest days in Niger's living memory, as the country grapples with ethnic violence and Islamic militancy. According to local mayor Almou Hassane, those responsible travelled on "about 100 motorcycles". In seperate incidents five French soldiers were killed last week in neighbouring Mali
Dramatic video footage captured the moment the rockets impacted the airport, short of their suspected target of the plane carrying members of Yemen's cabinet. Loud blasts and gunfire were heard at the airport shortly after the plane arrived, witnesses said.
Following last week's swearing-in of the new president of Moldova, Maia Sandu, speculation has increased about the future of talks with the country's break-away region of Transnistria. Sandu is expected to discuss the issue with the Ukrainian leadership when she pays her first official visit overseas as president, visiting Kiev.
"We have not managed to return enough stolen money and properly prepare for war," Pashinyan wrote on his facebook page on Monday (28 December), referring to the government's campaign to make those who had enriched themselves through corruption under previous governments to return the stolen funds.
The region has effectively been split by an earthen wall separating an area controlled by Morocco that it claims as its southern provinces, and territory controlled by the Polisario with a U.N.-mandated buffer zone between them.