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# militants - Monday 14 April, 2014

EU to 'take stock' of its relationship with Russia in Ukraine crisis talks

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will travel to Luxembourg to attend the meeting.

# militants - Sunday 13 April, 2014

At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces

Heavily armed separatist militants launched a series of attacks on police headquarters yesterday and Ukrainian forces fought back today.

# militants - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities

Russia has accused Ukraine of sending ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor militants to these areas.

# militants - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Students hacked to death and burned alive at their secondary school

Islamic militants set fire to a locked dormitory at the school in Nigeria and shot and killed anyone who tried to escape.

# militants - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Iraq's Fallujah falls to Al-Qaeda militants as 55 are killed

Fighting erupted in the Ramadi area on Monday, when security forces broke up an anti-government protest camp.

# militants - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Raids show terrorists "can run but they can't hide" --- John Kerry

US forces captured a suspect in the 1988 US embassy bombings during a raid in Libya. Another raid, targeting a militant in Somalia, was aborted after a gun battle.

# militants - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Taliban are in 'daily' talks with the US, says president

Afgahnistan president Hamid Karzai criticised the Taliban for holding the talks at the same time as they carry out suicide attacks that kill civilians and children.

# militants - Thursday 7 February, 2013

France seeks Mali exit, handover to UN peacekeepers

France is keen to hand over the military burden as its forces continue to come under attack from rebels.

# militants - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

French clash with Islamists in north Mali: minister

According to French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, there were clashes around Gao yesterday.

# militants - Monday 21 January, 2013

Death toll climbs past 80 in siege in Algerian hostage crisis

As many as 48 hostages are believed to have been killed in the crisis.

# militants - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Algeria: 18 killed - including seven hostages - in 'final assault'

Algerian security forces are now thought to be sweeping the gas plant to remove landmines planted around it.

# militants - Friday 18 January, 2013

Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron

Cameron said he was “disappointed” to have not been informed in advance of the assault on the plant

# militants - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Ceasefire between Israel and gaza militants "close"

Gaza militants said a Cairo-brokered truce in their seven-day war with Israel would be announced later today.

# militants - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Condemnation after Pakistan child rights activist (14) shot in head

Malala Yousafzai led a campaign for the right to education for children. She was shot in the head on her school bus.

# militants - Monday 1 October, 2012

Afghan bombing kills three NATO troops and translator

Three Nato soldiers and their translator have been killed in a bombing in eastern Afghanistan.

# militants - Saturday 30 June, 2012

UNESCO world heritage sites attacked in Mali

Hardline Islamists have threatened to destroy all of the centuries-old ancient tombs in the historical city of Timbuktu.

# militants - Monday 7 May, 2012

Dozens of soldiers killed or kidnapped in al-Qaida attack

A Yemeni army base was attacked by militants early this morning.

# militants - Monday 16 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# militants - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Yemeni airstrikes kill 43 al-Qaeda militants

Yemeni airstrikes kill 43 al-Qaeda militants

Three days of intense shelling has left 43 al-Qaeda militants dead, according officials in Yemen.

# militants - Sunday 18 March, 2012

US citizen released by Iraqi captors Iraq This post contains videos

US citizen released by Iraqi captors

However, confusion surrounds release of man who says he was kidnapped after serving with the US military in Iraq.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

The nine things you need to know this morning…

# militants - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Hundreds protest Afghan shootings as Taliban mounts attack on government

Gunmen targeted a government delegation as it visited relatives of the shooting victims.

# militants - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Israeli airstrikes kill 14 as tensions flare in Gaza

Palestinian militants have launched 92 rockets into Israel since yesterday alone.

# militants - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

US carries out airstrike on Yemen

Security officials say the four confirmed victims were suspected members of al-Qaeda.

# militants - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Ethiopian troops spotted in Somalia: report

Has Ethiopia followed Kenya in sending its troops to tackle Somali insurgents?

# militants - Monday 31 October, 2011

Two killed after Israeli aircraft strike Gaza Strip

Two men reported dead after Israeli aircraft struck the southern Gaza Strip targeting rocket-launching militants.

# militants - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Somali gunmen kidnap US, Danish aid workers

The two colleagues work for a Danish organisation which works to remove unexploded mines.

# militants - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Frenchwoman abducted in Kenya dies weeks after kidnapping

The 66-year-old woman was taken from her rented house on a Kenyan island earlier this month by suspected Somali militants.

# militants - Friday 14 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# militants - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# militants - Friday 26 August, 2011

Militant Palestinian group calls new Israel truce

A militant Palestinian group has announced a new cease-fire following more than a week of hostilities with Israel, in which more than two dozen people have lost their lives.

# militants - Monday 15 August, 2011

All sides to blame in Somali disaster, says human rights group

In its latest report, Human Rights Watch says that government troops,

# militants - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists

The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.

Female suicide bomber targets Pakistani police responding to attack

One of the police officers who witnessed the incident said the woman appeared to be about 16 years old.

# militants - Saturday 30 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

Every evening, brings you a round-up of the day’s main news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# militants - Friday 22 July, 2011

Fifty insurgents killed in east Afghanistan

The militants were killed during two days of fighting in Paktika province.

# militants - Sunday 10 April, 2011

Hamas makes rare appeal to Israel to halt fighting

A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is being discussed after days of violent fighting, following a rare appeal by Hamas to halt cross-border fighting.

# militants - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Russian forces kill 17 rebels in North Caucasus

Russian forces claim to have killed 17 rebels and captured two people involved in last January’s metro attack’s in Moscow.