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# forces - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fresh fighting in Central African Republic as presidential vote looms

A peacekeeping officer said that people “are in a desperate situation”.

# forces - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes

They made a failed bid to retake the building from 200 opposition activists who have occupied it for a week.

# forces - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Assad: Forces 'need more time' to win Syria battle

The Syrian president made the comments yesterday, in which he also dismissed talk of buffer zones.

# forces - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Yemen: 42 killed in suicide bombing

Al-Qaeda has been blamed for the attack, which struck Jaar yesterday.

# forces - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Syrian TV presenter ‘kidnapped and executed’

The news comes as new fighting is reported in Aleppo and Damascus.

# forces - Monday 9 April, 2012

Syrian forces fire at Turkish refugee camp

They fired across the border at a refugee camp, killing one and wounding four, according to activists. A UN-brokered ceasefire is supposed to kick in tomorrow, but looks under threat.

# forces - Friday 2 September, 2011

Gaddafi: "I won't surrender"

The Libyan leader said that he and his forces are “not like women” and will keep on fighting.