Troop deployments

Bangladeshi policemen check the bags of commuters in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Thousands of army soldiers are being deployed across Bangladesh to provide security and help conduct national elections next Sunday. The soldiers are setting up camps in 389 areas and navy personnel are fanning out across the coast, according to the statement. (AP Photo)
December 24, 2018 - 5:49 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of army soldiers are being deployed across Bangladesh to provide security and help conduct national elections next Sunday. The deployment began early Monday and the soldiers will be on duty until Jan. 2, the military's public relations office said. The soldiers...
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FILE - In this Aug, 1, 2018 file photo, soldiers patrol the streets in Harare, Zimbabwe, following demonstrations by opposition party supporters. Zimbabwe Military and police were responsible for killing six people when they intervened to stop post election election protests in the capital in August, according to a report by a commission of inquiry released Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
December 18, 2018 - 1:31 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean soldiers and police used "unjustified and disproportionate" force to kill 6 people during election protests in August, according to an official report released Tuesday. The report was widely seen as a test of whether the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
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Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, center, participates in a traditional indigenous ceremony at the Zocalo, in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Mexicans are getting more than just a new president Saturday. The inauguration of Lopez Obrador will mark a turning point in one of the world's most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
December 02, 2018 - 7:19 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador used his first full day in office Sunday to double down on promises to deploy Mexico's military for public security to address a key concern: stemming rampant violence and rising murders. Speaking before rows of generals at a sun-drenched...
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A U.S. Border Patrol detains Honduran migrants after they walked onto U.S territory from Tijuana, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Thousands of migrants who traveled via a caravan members want to seek asylum in the U.S. but may have to wait months because the U.S. government only processes about 100 of those cases a day at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
November 30, 2018 - 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. plans to cut the number of active-duty troops along the border with Mexico but extend the unusual deployment for another 45 days, U.S. officials said Friday. Overall troop levels assigned to assist the Department of Homeland Security with border enforcement will drop from...
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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese peacekeepers watch a screen displaying the opening session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in southern Lebanon. China said Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 it has assembled a standby force of thousands of United Nations peacekeepers, furthering its leading role in the global body's efforts to tamp down conflicts worldwide. (Dong Yongkang/Xinhua via AP, File)
November 29, 2018 - 9:10 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it has assembled a standby force of thousands of United Nations peacekeepers, furthering its leading role in the global body's efforts to tamp down conflicts worldwide. Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang told reporters at a monthly briefing that the 8,000-...
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President Donald Trump points as he greets supporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base and on to n route to Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla., and onto Mar-a-lago. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 21, 2018 - 8:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frequently credits himself with accomplishing more for the military and veterans than any other president in recent memory. But he has yet to embark on what has long been a traditional presidential pilgrimage important to the military: a visit to troops...
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Pedestrians pass members of the U.S. military working to place razor wire along the U.S.-Mexico border on the McAllen-Hidalgo International Bridge, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 03, 2018 - 12:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump ordered troops to the border in response to a caravan of migrants slowly making its way through Mexico toward the United States and still about 900 miles away, with many dropping out. Here's what we know so far about the military's mission: WHAT TROOPS ARE...
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Pedestrians pass members of the U.S. military working to place razor wire along the U.S.-Mexico border on the McAllen-Hidalgo International Bridge, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 02, 2018 - 6:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump ordered troops to the border in response to a caravan of migrants slowly making its way through Mexico toward the United States and still about 900 miles away, with many dropping out. Here's what we know so far about the military's mission: WHAT TROOPS ARE...
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President Donald Trump talks to reporters about wanting to change the Fourteenth Amendment, before walking to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House for a short flight to Andrews Air Force Base then on to Fort Myers, Fla., for a campaign rally ahead of the midterm elections, in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 31, 2018 - 10:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could reach 15,000 — roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a mission whose dimensions are shifting daily. The Pentagon said "more than 7,000"...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before leaving the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, to attend a campaign rally in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 31, 2018 - 9:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's stance on immigration issues (all times local): 9:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could reach 15,000 — roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a...
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