British Armed Forces

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 10th, 2013
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RADICAL Islamic fighters killed seven foreign hostages in Nigeria, European diplomats have said, making it the worst such kidnapping violence in decades for a country beset by extremist guerrilla attacks. Nigeria’s police, military, domestic spy service and presidency remained silent over the k...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 9th, 2013
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Abuja: Seven foreigners abducted by a radical Islamist sect in northern Nigeria are feared dead following the group’s claim of killing them. Ansaru, a splinter group from Boko Haram, posted on its website that the hostages — a Briton, a Greek, an Italian, one Filipino and three Lebanese &...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 12th, 2011
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London – Britain’s Defence Minister Liam Fox says UK military involvement in Libya will cost about £300m. In a written statement to lawmakers on Wednesday, Fox said the cost of Nato-led operations for Britain – from the start of missions in March up to the middle of December –...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Aug 4th, 2011
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A manhunt was under way on Thursday for a suspect who attached what turned out to be a fake bomb to a terrified Sydney teenager in a drama described as “like something out of a Hollywood movie script”. Madeleine Pulver (18) a member of one of Sydney’s wealthiest families, endured a ...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 2nd, 2011
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton demanded on Saturday that Moamer Kadhafi deliver democracy instead of threats, after the Libyan leader warned Europe of stinging attacks unless NATO halts its air war. “Instead of issuing threats, Kadhafi should put the well-being and interests of his own p...
By benim
In Libya
Mar 23rd, 2011
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London – Libya’s air force “no longer exists as a fighting force” following international coalition air strikes, a top British military officer was quoted as saying on Wednesday by British media. Air Vice Marshall Greg Bagwell, speaking during a visit to an airbase in southern...
By benim
In Europe
Feb 28th, 2011
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Berlin – British and German military planes swooped into Libya’s desert, rescuing hundreds of oil workers and civilians stranded at remote sites, as thousands of other foreigners are still stuck in Tripoli by bad weather and red tape. The secret military missions into the turbulent North ...