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Sudan's prime minister detained 'for his own safety' says military leader
The Sudanese military leader who took power in a bloody coup on Monday has said he is keeping the deposed prime minister detained at the general's personal residence "for his own safety", as concerns mount over the wellbeing of senior arrested officials.
Sudan coup fears amid claims military have arrested senior government officials
Sudanese officials say military forces have detained at least five senior government officials, as the main pro-democratic political group called on people to take to the street to counter an apparent military coup.
UK joins calls on Mali to end alleged deal with Russian mercenaries
The UK has joined a mounting international campaign of pressure on Mali's military leaders to step back from a suspected deal with a Russian mercenary company, amid fears that the agreement will further complicate insecurity in the region.
Analysis | Don't Let Presidents Start Nuclear Wars on Their Own
In the final days of Donald Trump's administration, General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, offered some very unusual instructions to senior military officials.
Alaska air base declares public health emergency amid COVID
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) - Military leaders on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson have declared a public health emergency and encouraged all personnel to avoid places that do not require masks or social distancing in response to increasing COVID-19 cases in Alaska, officials said.
Biden expresses confidence in Milley amid questions about his calls to China.
The country's senior-most military officer did not bypass his civilian leaders when he called his Chinese counterpart last October and January, his office said on Wednesday, as General Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, moved to limit the damage from a book that alleges that he secretly called China twice over concerns that his boss at the time, President Donald J. Trump, might spark a war with Beijing.
US Marines officer relieved of duties after video demanding accountability over Afghanistan
A US Marine Corps lieutenant colonel who posted a video demanding accountability from military leaders over the evacuation of Afghanistan has been relieved of his duties and will leave US service, the Marines and the officer involved said on Friday.
In Washington, recriminations move as quickly as the Taliban.
A conference call between members of Congress and the Biden administration's top diplomatic and military leaders on Afghanistan turned contentious on Sunday, as lawmakers pressed the administration on how intelligence on the Taliban could have failed so badly and how long the military will secure the Kabul airport.