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Seven Turkish soldiers die in munitions blast

Ankara - Seven Turkish soldiers were killed in an "accidental" explosion at an army munitions depot, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday.

Remains of 26 victims of Peru's Shining Path handed over

- The remains of 26 Peruvians, victims of an atrocity carried out by Maoist rebels more than three decades ago, were handed over to their families in a ceremony Wednesday, officials said.

Venezuela blames Colombia after border ambush kills three

Caracas - Caracas accused neighbor Bogota on Monday of being unable to control its armed groups after three Venezuelan soldiers were killed in an ambush by suspected Colombian ELN guerrillas.

China to showcase peacekeeping role with UN Security Council visit

New York - China has invited the UN Security Council for a visit this month that will showcase its growing support for peacekeeping and include a tour of the modern cities of Shenzhen and Guangzhou, the UN ambassador said on Thursday.

Israeli army opens probe into killing of Gaza medic

Jerusalem - Israel's army said Tuesday it has opened a military police investigation into the killing of a Palestinian medical volunteer along the Gaza border in June.

Israel defence minister picks new army chief of staff

Jerusalem - Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Friday he has selected Aviv Kochavi, a former military intelligence head, as the army's new chief of staff.

A Kosovo army would 'jeopardise peace': Serbian leader

Belgrade - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said Friday that the creation of Kosovo army would "jeopardise peace and stability" and put the Balkan country in "big trouble".

Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash: military

Kiev - Ukraine's military said Tuesday that two pilots died when a Sukhoi fighter jet crashed during military exercises with the United States and other NATO countries.

450 jihadists killed in Egypt Sinai offensive: army

Apo - The Egyptian army said Tuesday that 450 jihadists are estimated to have been killed in its eight-month offensive against the Islamic State group in the Sinai Peninsula.

Ukraine sends aircraft as fire rages at arms depot

Kiev - Kiev said on Wednesday it had sent in aircraft to fight a massive fire as explosions continued at an arms depot in northern Ukraine.

Hunting a shadowy armed militia in DR Congo's 'triangle of death'

Beni - "I am always anticipating an attack," says South African soldier Maijeke of how it feels to be in DR Congo's "triangle of death", where he is part of a UN peacekeeping force helping the Congolese army hunt down a militia group that is slaughtering civi...

Syria issues pardon for army deserters, draft dodgers

Damascus - Syria's President Bashar al-Assad issued a general amnesty Tuesday for army deserters and those who have avoided compulsory military service during the country's seven-year civil war, state media said.

Thousands evacuated as explosions spark fire at Ukraine arms depot

Kiev - More than 12,000 people were evacuated after ammunition stored at an arms depot in northern Ukraine began exploding early on Tuesday sparking a huge fire, authorities said.

Fire and explosions erupt at Ukraine arms depot

Kiev - Some 12,000 people were evacuated after a fire and a series of explosions at an arms depot containing thousands of tonnes of ammunition in the north of Ukraine early Tuesday, authorities said.

Ukraine launches large-scale air exercises with NATO countries

Kiev - Ukraine on Monday began a series of large-scale air force exercises with the United States and other NATO countries, the defence ministry said.The "Clear Sky 2018" war games, which will run until October 19, are being held in western Ukraine.

Runway collision between Sudan army planes injures 8: airport

Khartoum - A collision between two Sudanese army planes on the runway at Khartoum airport on Wednesday injured eight people, officials said.

Israel says ready for UN crossing with Syria to reopen

Jerusalem - Israel is prepared to open its side of the crossing point with Syria following the return of UN peacekeepers to the Golan Heights following a four-year absence, the army said.

Opposition candidate confirmed Maldives president-elect

Colombo - The shock winner of the Maldives' leadership vote was declared president-elect on Saturday, with election authorities saying they received death threats to delay the final announcement of strongman Abdulla Yameen's decisive loss.

Iran points finger at US allies over deadly attack

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday pointed blame at Arab separatists for a deadly attack on a military parade and accused an unnamed US-backed Gulf state of supporting them.

Iran points finger at Arab separatists for deadly attack

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday appeared to blame Arab separatists for an attack on a military parade the previous day that left 29 people dead.

Timeline of recent attacks in Iran by militant groups

Tehran - The Islamic State group claimed a deadly gun assault against a military parade in the city of Ahvaz in southwestern Iran on Saturday, its second major attack in the Islamic Republic in 15 months.

Israel air force chief in Moscow for plane downing meeting

Moscow - Israel's air force commander held a "transparent discussion" with Russian officials in Moscow on Thursday, the Israeli army said, after a Russian warplane was downed by Syria earlier in the week following Israeli air strikes.

Putin shows off sniper skills firing Kalashnikov rifle

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday showed off his marksmanship by testing out a new Kalashnikov sniper rifle and hitting the target more than half the time.

Poland may not be ready for 'Fort Trump': US Army head

Washington - Poland might not yet be ready for a permanent US military base, the head of the US Army said Wednesday, the day after Polish President Andrzej Duda offered to host "Fort Trump.

Russia holds naval drills in Sea of Japan

Slavyanka - Russian troops taking part in the country's largest-ever war games on Saturday held drills in the Sea of Japan, despite Tokyo's concerns about a Russian military buildup in the area.

Putin says will strengthen army at military drills

Olovyannaya - President Vladimir Putin on Thursday visited Russia's largest-ever military drills in eastern Siberia, where he said Moscow planned to strengthen the country's armed forces.

Russia deploys most advanced air defences at army drills

Chita - Russia showcased its most sophisticated air defence system on Wednesday, using it to repel a mock attack from the sky as part of what it describes as its largest-ever military drills.

Russia prepares for biggest war games in its history

Moscow - Russia on Tuesday will launch the biggest military drills in its history involving 300,000 troops as well as Chinese soldiers, in a move NATO denounced as "exercising large-scale conflict".

New mission to find Argentine sub that sank with 44 crew on board

Buenos Aires - A US vessel will begin a new search for the missing Argentine submarine that disappeared last year with 44 crew members on board, the ministry of defense said Thursday.

Iraq hosts military chiefs from Iran, Russia and Syria

Baghdad - Senior Iraqi military commanders hosted their Russian, Iranian and Syrian counterparts in Baghdad on Saturday to discuss security cooperation and information-sharing in the Middle East, where the Islamic State group continues to carry out attacks.
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Col. Todd Wood gives Gen. Keith Alexander [right], Director of the National Security Agency, a tour of the Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar in southern Kandahar Province, Afghanistan
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The SA Army Band provided music for the memorial service.
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Left to right: General Stephane Abrial (Supreme Allied Commander Transformation) greeting General Stanley A. McChrystal (Commander ISAF)
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The number of US deaths in the Afghanistan war has set a new annual record of at least 323, with four months remaining in the year. The number surpasses the previous record of 317 for all of 2009.
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Turkish army officers have been forbidden to watch Games of Thrones, which includes Daenerys Targaryen, played by Emilia Clarke.
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United States Army Special Operations troops during training.
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President Barack Obama reaches for a Purple Heart medal which he presented to a wounded soldier at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan
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Mrs. Ferguson is handed a bouquet of flowers to symbolize the neighborhood support for her family's sacrifice.
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Kristian Bush's father, an officer in the Army stationed in Korea in the center
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Cpl. Anthony Gomez, field artillery tactical data systems specialist assigned to 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, currently attached to 1BCT, 4th Inf. Div., shakes the hand of a young resident of Tarok Kolache, April 1, while Pfc. Roy Heggernes interacts with a young boy during a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new village mosque.
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Joint airdrop resupplies Afghanistan outpost.
Joint airdrop resupplies Afghanistan outpost.
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A crowd began to gather just before the parade began to honor Staff Sergeant Michael Ferguson.
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