Category: Military and Security Contractors

Demonstrators hold Japanese national flags as they march during a protest in support of the Yasukuni Shrine on August 15, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Image by Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

Japan is marking the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime hostilities Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic. Naruhito […]

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Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues. Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland, fired tear gas against protesters again overnight (Image by Dave Killen:AP)

Oregon sues feds over Portland protests as unrest continues

and Andrew Selsky | The Associated Press Oregon’s attorney general is seeking an order to stop federal agents from arresting people in Portland as the city continues to be convulsed by nightly protests that have gone on for seven weeks and have now pitted local officials against the Trump administration. Federal agents, some wearing camouflage and some wearing dark Homeland Security […]

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US diplomats ordered to leave Chinese consulate as tensions escalate (Image- getty)

Chengdu: US leaves consulate amid row with China

China’s decision to close the US mission came after the US shut China’s consulate in Houston. The move is seen as a retaliation for China’s removal from its consulate in Houston, Texas. American diplomatic staff have left their consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu, after a 72-hour deadline expired. China ordered the closure in response to the US closing […]

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Protesters in Abuja, 23 July. (Image by Wardesk)

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) releases video of executions of four aid workers and private security guard

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has released a video depicting the executions of four aid workers and a private security guard who were abducted on 8 June on the Monguno-Maiduguri road in Borno State, after ransom negotiations reportedly failed. In a brief proof of life video released on 29 June, Abdulrahman Babagana, the camp manager for the State […]

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