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  • As such, members of the unit (called Paramilitary Operations Officers) normally do not carry any objects or clothing (eg, military uniforms) that would associate them with the United States.

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  • Mostly used in the military field like the word "Paramilitary"

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  • Paramilitary or successor criminal bands are present in 151 Colombian municipalities and are "very powerful, very dangerous," according to Defense Minister Rodrigo Rivera.

    Ross Eisenbrey: Colombia's Anti-Union Violence Rules out Free Trade Agreement

  • Paramilitary police had to be called in to end the unrest in the small city of Lichuan which erupted after Ran Jianxin died in official custody on June 4 while being interrogated over allegations that he took bribes, authorities said.

    Chinese Bomb Blast Adds to Unrest

  • Reuters Paramilitary police fired tear gas and deployed armored vehicles to disperse the protesters in Zengcheng on Sunday night, according to video footage.

    Public Anger Leads to Unrest in China

  • Paramilitary forces installed the wire in the wake of violent anti-India protests and subsequent government crackdowns.

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  • Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images Paramilitary soldiers stood guard on a street in Karachi Monday.

    Violence Rips Through Karachi

  • Associated Press Paramilitary policemen patrol on the Tiananmen Sqaure in front of the late communist leader Mao Zedong 's portrait in Beijing, on Friday as the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee meetings open.

    China Tests New Political Model in Shenzhen

  • Paramilitary soldiers had pulled out 18 bodies and had located seven others buried under mounds of concrete in Gangtok, Sikkim's capital, said police Chief Jasbir Singh.

    Rescuers race to reach Himalayan quake villages

  • Paramilitary-style assassinations and death threats against trade unionists, campesino activists, and feminists active in the opposition continue unabated, with complete impunity.

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