World Minister of Defense partially dissolves special forces command
Libya: Egypt ready to intervene "directly" if the GNA progresses towards Sirte
© AFP Members of the GNA after their victory over the pro-Haftar forces in Tarhuna, 65 kilometers from Tripoli in Libya. Any advance in Libya by the forces of the National Unity Government (GNA) supported by Turkey risks leading to "direct" intervention by Egypt, threatened on Saturday Abdel Fattah al-Sissi. For the Egyptian president, Sirte represents a "red line", he warned.
Minister of Defense Kramp-Karrenbauer intervenes on KSK matters. The CDU politician wants to partially dissolve the Bundeswehr elite force after right-wing extremist incidents. Temporary end of a scandal story.
The second company, in which the incidents took place, will be dissolved without replacement, Federal Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told the "Süddeutsche Zeitung". The Special Forces Command had "become independent in part, also because there was a toxic leadership culture for individuals - it follows that the KSK cannot remain in its current state," the CDU politician told the newspaper.
Comment: Imran Khan and His Adoration of Osama Bin Laden
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has described the killed Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden as a "martyr". He has finally made it clear on which side he is in the fight against extremism, says Shamil Shams. © AFP / A. Qureshi Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan It's no secret that Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has a certain sympathy for Islamists - even those who kill civilians and security forces in Afghanistan and in his own country.
Kramp-Karrenbauer wants to present her new concept of how the troops should now be set up at a press conference this Wednesday. According to information from the newspapers "Welt" and the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung", the restructuring affects 70 soldiers. The elite unit should also be deprived of sovereignty over training.More and more right-wing extremists
TheIn January, the Military Shield Service (MAD) announced that 20 soldiers were suspected of being right-wing extremists. In relation to the number of troops, this proportion was five times higher than that of the Bundeswehr as a whole. In May of this year, Kramp-Karrenbauer set up a working group to develop a concept to prevent right-wing extremist tendencies in the KSK, which she has now decided on. cgn / ml (afp, dpa) has made headlines with right-wing extremist incidents for years. It all started in April 2017
Three held after Turkish factory blast .
Three workers have been detained after an explosion and a fire at a fireworks factory killed at least four people and injured 114, Turkish media reports say.Gendarmes detained the factory's managing director and two headmen on Saturday, Anadolu said, adding the suspects were being held at the gendarmerie command in Hendek district where the factory is located, 183 kilometres to the east of Istanbul.