“Militant” in the news
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· Israel police kill Palestinian they mistakenly thought was armed →
There has been an uptick in violence in east Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank in recent days, although it has yet to reach the levels of 2015-2016 when Israeli security forces struggled to stop a wave of so-called lone wolf attacks unconnected to any established militant group.
· Move over James Bond; India returns alleged bird spy to Pakistan →
He rejected allegations that the numbers inscribed on a ring on the pigeon's leg were codes meant for militant groups operating in the disputed region of Kashmir.
· Today in Korean history →
2004 -- Kim Sun-il, who worked for Cana General Trading Corp., a South Korean supplier for the U.S. military in Iraq, is presumed to have been kidnapped by Muslim militants in the Middle East country.
· Ethiopian security forces accused of 39 extrajudicial killings →
Abiy has brought in reforms that included removing a ban on political parties, releasing political prisoners and welcoming home exiled militant groups such as the Oromo Liberation Front.
The New York Times
· Army Withdraws Nomination for Officer Involved in Deadly Niger Ambush →
The decision to withdraw Colonel Moses’s promotion in many ways signals an end to the yearslong investigation into why a small unit of American troops found themselves stranded in the scrub of remote Niger, under siege from Islamist militants.
The China Post
· Lebanon extends mandate of UN force along Israel border →
The government’s decision comes amid the backdrop of a war of words between Israeli and Lebanese officials, including Lebanon’s powerful militant Hezbollah group, over the mandate of UNIFIL.
The New York Times
· South Korean Ends Yearlong Tower Protest After Samsung Apologizes →
Samsung’s tight control of labor activism was often cited as a key reason the company was able to grow so rapidly while other conglomerates, like Hyundai, were often crippled by militant labor activism at their work sites.
· 14 Afghan security force members killed in attack claimed by Taliban →
A three-day truce offered by the militants officially ended late on Tuesday, with the overall lull in the country’s grinding violence largely holding, officials and experts have said.
· Islamic State calls Covid-19 God's punishment for foes, tape says →
The person on the tape, which was posted on one of the militants' websites but could not be verified by Reuters, identified himself as IS spokesman Abu Hamzah al-Quraishi.
· Kashmir’s Displaced Struggle to Survive Amid COVID-19 →
“Instead of trying to arrest them [militants], the focus of Indian soldiers is to kill them at any cost, as there is a monetary incentive for soldiers for killing militants,” he alleged.