International Business Times

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 09:18
Brazil police, including officers who were off duty, killed nearly 3,500 people in 2015, and some of those incidents were extrajudicial killings, a report said. The report by Human Rights Watch (HRW), published Thursday, said the extrajudicial executions contributed to “a cycle of violence in Brazil.”
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 07:24
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s crackdown on media has gone into overdrive after two radio stations were taken off air and two representatives of a third one were arrested for broadcasting an interview with a member of the opposition
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 06:45
At least 1,000 people have been arrested in Ethiopia, which declared a nationwide state of emergency on 9 October due to ongoing anti-government protests. The mass arrest occurred in Sebeta town, near the capital Addis Ababa.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:27
Boeing, the US aerospace and defence manufacturer has been contracted by the US department of defence for producing all-weather, anti-ship Harpoon missiles for India under the foreign military sales program.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 07:09
Young Burundian soldiers are increasingly choosing to defect at the end of their missions abroad amid fears of the Burundian authorities' crackdown on military officers suspected of being close to the opposition that has particularly targeted young Tutsi officers.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 06:56
Long lines are forming outside Zambia's polling stations as the elections for president and parliament begin, in what is expected to be a bruising battle against the backdrop of the country's lethargic growth.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 06:39
Migrants detained in Libya before they attempt to make the deadly crossing over the Mediterranean to Europe face beatings, torture and squalid conditions before they risk their lives on the open sea. Amnesty International has warned the EU's plans to co-operate more closely with Libya on migration risk fuelling the rampant ill-treatment and indefinite detention.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 06:32
France will hand over the first of two Mistral-class warships to Egypt in a port in southwestern France, local news sources in Egypt and France reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 07:35
The process of selling U.S. weapons to overseas customers is so cumbersome that it's forcing foreign militaries to buy from Russia instead, the head of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, Gen. Frank Gorenc, said in an interview Monday.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:51
Some 4,800 miles from Beijing, China is expected soon to start construction of its newest naval base in Djibouti, a tiny African nation where the mouth of the Red Sea meets the vast Indian Ocean. The permanent facility will be China’s first overseas military outpost, granting Beijing access to the Arabian Peninsula and projecting force near its investments in sub-Saharan Africa.