Anadolu Agency (Turkey)

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 06:48
People who had suffered from two decades of massacres carried out by armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo say they no longer have confidence in an army that has failed to protect them. More and more youths are adhering to local self-defense groups that adopt several rituals which aim to insulate them -- they say -- against all kinds of attacks.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 08:11
Yemen's Foreign Minister Abdul Malik al-Mikhlafi reiterated Tuesday his government's rejection of a UN peace plan suggested two weeks ago by the UN envoy, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 06:50
Burundian lawmakers have asked the government to call back all its troops performing duties in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). "It's been 10 months our troops in Somalia have not been paid, the EU now refuses to send their salaries via the Burundian government ... we think it's time to bring them back," Victor Burikukiye, president of a parliamentary committee on security and defense, said.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 06:44
Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency on Friday arrested another former government minister in connection with a $2.1 billion corruption case. The EFCC is investigating the misappropriation of $2.1 billion earmarked for the fight against Boko Haram.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 06:47
Somali journalists' union slams detention of four-strong media team including al-Jazeera reporter Hamza Mohamed. Last month, the United Nations said it was concerned about Somali freedom of expression.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:34
More details about Turkey’s first military facility in Somalia emerged on Thursday with the construction firm behind the project confirming the base will be able to train hundreds of local soldiers.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 07:04
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said: "Turkey's presence in Bashiqa is legitimate. We will continue our presence there as long as Turkey is needed there." He said Turkey’s presence in the Iraqi region was for the purpose of supporting the people of Mosul.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 09:22
Turkish officers will train over 10,000 Somali National Army soldiers to fight al-Shabaab terror group. About 200 Turkish officers will be deployed to the facility in Mogadishu to deliver the first stage of training.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 08:12
Soldiers, accused of abuses during renewed flare-up in Juba between government troops and rebels in July, now face death.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:42
Nigerian troops have retaken a remote northeastern town along the country's border with Niger from Boko Haram militants, a military spokesman announced Wednesday. According to army spokesman Sani Usman, Mallam Fatori -- which was one of the last few towns still held by the militants -- was now under full control of the military.