Mar 10th, 2013
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...
Mar 9th, 2013
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 &...
Mar 23rd, 2011
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...
Feb 28th, 2011
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 ...