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This section includes the latest news relating to U.S. security policy around the world. Updated daily, the news provided in this searchable database highlights the most relevant security developments from around the world. 

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Friday, November 11, 2016
The Defense Department has implored Baghdad to begin investigations into claims by human rights group Amnesty International of extrajudicial killings by members of the Iraqi Federal Police outside of Mosul.English
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Iraq
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Friday, November 11, 2016
Authorities say that police in Bosnia and Croatia are detaining suspects and raiding 60 locations in search of evidence of organized crime, abuse of office, violation of the law by a judge and money-laundering.English
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Bosnia and Herzegovina
Croatia
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Researchers from the Amnesty International visited several villages in the al-Shura and al-Qayyara sub-districts of Ninewa governorate, south-west and south of Mosul, and gathered evidence indicating that up to six people were extrajudicially executed in late October, apparently due to suspicions they had ties to the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (IS).English
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Iraq
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Pakistan has procured supplies from China for its nuclear and missile programs, according to a new report by experts at King’s College of London.English
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Pakistan
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
The United States has killed 119 civilians in Iraq and Syria since it began military operations against the Islamic State there in 2014, military officials said Wednesday. In each case, the American military followed the proper procedures and it did not violate laws of armed conflict, officials said.English
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Syria
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
The Indian government this week has cleared the purchase of made-in-India military hardware including new military aircraft, unnamed aerial vehicles and tanks under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s so-called Make in India initiative, according to local media reports.English
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India
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi was the first Arab leader to call and congratulate US President-elect Donald Trump, and others throughout the region quickly followed suit, offering hopes of closer ties than those frayed by eight years of President Barack Obama.English
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Middle East and North Africa Regional
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Colombian authorities should ensure that generals and colonels against whom there is credible evidence of involvement in extrajudicial executions and other abuses are not elevated in rank during impending promotions, Human Rights Watch said today.English
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Colombia
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Saudi Arabia will reportedly order five Avante 2200 corvettes from Spain’s Navantia. The contract, which could be worth as much as $3.3 billion U.S., is expected to be signed in the coming days during King Philip VI’s official visit to Riyadh from November 12.English
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Saudi Arabia
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Aside from his common refrain of building a wall along the US-Mexico border, Trump rarely touched on topics concerning Latin America during his campaign. This has created a great deal of uncertainty about his position on a host of issues related to the region, and his foreign policy more generally. English
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Europe must start making its own decisions on confronting Russian aggression following the shock victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections, a European analyst has warned.English
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Europe Regional
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Government figures indicate a significant decrease in El Salvador's homicide rate this year, but the conflict between gangs and security forces appears to be intensifying.English
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El Salvador
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
NATO promised on Wednesday to defend all allies despite election victor Donald Trump's call to set conditions for U.S. help, as the alliance braced for a more impulsive leader some fear could withdraw funding to deter Russia.English
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Europe Regional
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
The Association for Media Development in South Sudan (AMDISS) said journalists have had to contend with frequent death threats, arbitrary arrests, assaults, detention and killings under President Salva Kiir's administration.English
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South Sudan
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Bulgaria's defense ministry has signed a 21.8-million euro ($23.75 million) contract with Sofia-based company Aviostart for the supply of 10 Russian engines for its aging fleet of Russian MiG-29 jet fighters, it said on Thursday.English
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Bulgaria
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Opposition leaders are warning that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) faces civil war if president Joseph Kabila does not relinquish his grip on power and step down when his mandate ends. English
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Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
According to the MoD, the rifles were bought under a EUR1.3 million (USD1.4 million) contract with Accuracy International (AI). By the end of the year the AXMC rifles are to be distributed among the Land Forces' battalions and training facilities.English
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Lithuania
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
The government of Zimbabwe is crafting a bill to clamp down on cybercrime and terrorism, but journalists fear the bill will trample the fragile freedoms of the press and expression in the country.English
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Zimbabwe
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Poland's president urged US president-elect Donald Trump to keep Washington's promise to deploy troops on NATO's eastern flank amid tensions with Russia.English
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Poland
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Thursday, November 10, 2016
“From the outset this trial has been marred by irregularities, and allegations of torture that have not been investigated. The authorities have failed to prove any criminal responsibility for the acts of violence these individuals have been accused of. The Appeal Court must put an end this farce," said Kiné Fatim Diop, Amnesty International’s West Africa Campaigner.English
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Mauritania
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