ISLAMIC TERRORISTS MOUNT DEADLY ATTACK ON CONGO TOWN

ISLAMIC TERRORISTS MOUNT DEADLY ATTACK ON CONGO TOWN 1

Media sources reported that on September 22, 2018, members of the Islamic terrorist group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), operating in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo attacked the town of Beni in the Kivu region, leaving at least 12 people dead. The group has been staging attacks from bases in Uganda and the […]

STABBING SPARKS PROTESTS IN GERMANY

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The stabbing death of a 35-year-old man in the German town of Chemnitz on Sunday, August 26th led to violent anti-immigration protests organized by far-right groups. After false reports surfaced that the murdered man had been defending a woman from Middle East refugees, right wing leaders took to social media calling on supporters to protest the […]

DISPUTED ELECTIONS LEAD TO RIOTING IN CAMEROON

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On Oct. 27th, Cameroon police arrested dozens of protestors demonstrating against the re-election of incumbent president Paul Biya. The rally was attended by hundreds of locals calling for Biya’s 36-year reign to come to an end. Previous years have seen an upsurge in anti-government sentiment with the current regime often resorting to severe methods to […]

EOD – FIND YOUR TARGET

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FIND YOUR TARGET Today, the threat of explosive ordnance devices has become widespread, causing an immense challenge to Law Enforcement, Military and Bomb Disposal Units tasked with protecting civilians and swiftly disposing of national security threats with a minimal risk to human life. Over the years TAR has delivered EOD projects across the globe. From […]

SOMALIA HIT BY SUICIDE BOMBINGS

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Islamist militants take responsibility On Saturday, Oct. 13th, 2018,  al-Shabaab terrorists carried out a twin suicide bombing in the heart of the Somalian city of Baidoa claiming the lives of at least 22 civilians and wounding more than 30 others. The first blast took place at a popular restaurant, with the second coming just minutes […]

TAR’S SOLUTION TO POACHING – URGENT NEED TO PROTECT ENDANGERED SPECIES

In September, 2018, ninety elephant carcasses were spotted by an aerial survey conducted by a wildlife preservation organization in Botswana. Botswana has the largest elephant population of any country in Africa at approximately 135,000 and, unlike of neighboring Angola and Zambia, where the local elephant population has reached a level of no return, it has […]

EOD – FIND NEXT ONE

EOD – FIND NEXT ONE 6

Today, the threat of explosive ordnance devices has become widespread, causing an immense challenge to Law Enforcement, Military and Bomb Disposal Units tasked with protecting civilians and swiftly disposing of national security threats with a minimal risk to human life. Over the years TAR has delivered EOD projects across the globe. From South America, Asia, […]

ANOTHER INDONESIAN TSUNAMI RAISES PREPAREDNESS QUESTIONS

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Another major tsunami braced the coastal areas of Java and Sumatra islands, part of the Indonesian archipelago, on Dec. 23, bringing with it mass destruction, power stoppages, and up to 430 casualties. This horrific tragedy capped a year of earthquakes and tsunamis in the island nation. Adding insult to injury, tsunami sirens weren’t activated, so […]

HLS NEEDS TO ADAPT TO GROWING THREATS OR ELSE…

HLS NEEDS TO ADAPT TO GROWING THREATS OR ELSE… 8

We recently had an opportunity to sit down with one of the leading cyber security experts in the world and former head of the National Cyber Security Authority of a Western state. He discussed a number of issues currently broached within the global security establishment. Here are some of the things we learned: No One’s […]

HUMANITARIAN MINE DETECTION & CLEARING

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Landmines remain a threat to countries long after a war ends, killing innocent civilians and making land unusable sometimes for decades since a de-mining program can be both lengthy and expensive. The UN estimates that it will take over 1,100 years to clear all the mines buried across the globe. Regions that have especially suffered […]