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Widow of US soldier killed in Niger says Trump 'made me cry'

Washington - The pregnant widow of an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger said Monday that Donald Trump struggled to remember his name during a condolence call, in an account the president immediately disputed.

Trump 'made me cry': widow of fallen US soldier

Washington - The pregnant widow of an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger said Monday that Donald Trump had struggled to remember his name during a condolence call, in an account the president immediately disputed.

White House chief cites son's loss in emotive Trump defense

Washington - White House chief of staff John Kelly -- a former general whose son died in Afghanistan -- made an emotive defense of Donald Trump Thursday, amid a scandal over the president's phone call with a military widow.

Grieving mother says Trump disrespected US soldier killed in Niger

Washington - The grieving mother of a US soldier slain in an ambush in Niger reportedly said Wednesday that President Donald Trump had disrespected her son during a call he made to offer his condolences.

Knife-wielding man attacks soldier in Paris

Paris - A knife-wielding man attacked a soldier in Paris on Friday, the latest assault to raise questions over whether France's anti-terror patrols are a target for extremists.

IS claims Brussels knife attack on soldiers

Brussels - Islamic State jihadists on Saturday claimed the knife attack against patrolling soldiers a day before in Brussels, an assault that came just hours before a sword-wielding assailant wounded police outside London's Buckingham Palace.

Knifeman dead after 'terrorist' attack on soldiers

Brussels - A knife-wielding man was shot dead on Friday after wounding a soldier in Brussels, in what authorities called a "terrorist attack".

German defence minister scraps US trip over soldier scandal

Berlin - Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday scrapped a US trip to deal with a scandal over a far-right soldier who allegedly plotted an attack while posing as a Syrian refugee.

Scandal widens over far-right German soldier in 'attack plot'

Berlin - Germany's defence minister on Sunday vowed zero tolerance for far-right extremists in the military amid a widening scandal over a soldier who allegedly plotted an attack which he planned to blame on refugees.

German soldier posing as refugee arrested in attack plot

Berlin - A German soldier who led a "double life" pretending to be a Syrian refugee has been arrested on suspicion he planned a gun attack with racist motives, prosecutors said Thursday.

Singer-songwriter Eloah Jones talks new single 'Soldier' Special

Singer-songwriter Eloah Jones chatted with Digital Journal about her new single "Soldier," and her plans for the future.

Ukraine claims capture of another Russian soldier

Kiev - Ukraine's security service on Wednesday announced the capture of a Russian army major who was allegedly delivering explosives to pro-Kremlin rebels in the former Soviet state's separatist east.

Canada: Soldier shot, killed at National War Memorial in Ottawa

An attack on the Canadian government has shocked the nation as a soldier has been reportedly shot while standing guard at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa. The soldier reportedly died while in hospital [UPDATED]

Israeli soldier missing in Gaza is dead: Army

Jerusalem - The Israeli army on Sunday announced the death of Hadar Goldin, the Israeli soldier who went missing in action during fighting in the Gaza Strip two days ago.

Hamas military wing claims abducted Israeli soldier

Gaza - The armed wing of the Palestinian Hamas group claimed on Sunday night that it had kidnapped an Israeli soldier, prompting celebrations in the streets of Gaza City.

Op-Ed: Should Obama have swapped a soldier for Taliban detainees?

No Man Left Behind — this policy is as old as America herself. Regardless the country or the outcome, we have routinely swapped captured enemy fighters in order to return our soldiers to American soil.

A Ukrainian soldier's life under siege

Sebastopol - It's seven in the morning and the alarm clock buzzes: a new day dawns for Oleksandr -- a Ukrainian soldier in Crimea living under siege from a foreign army.For the past week, this 27-year-old aviation mechanic has been stuck at his base in Belbek, Seva...

Israel exonerates soldier who killed Palestinian protester

An Israeli soldier who killed a Palestinian protester has been cleared and exonerated of all charges. Israel's Army defends the verdict, but an Israeli human rights group criticizes the decision.

Egyptian photojournalist captures the moment of his own death

Cairo - An Egyptian photojournalist caught his own death on camera. The video shows grainy footage of an Egyptian soldier taking aim, and then shooting him dead.

Spain's famous 'soldier' con artist arrested in Madrid

Madrid - Popularly known as "Capitán Timo", and believed to have been scamming for over half a century, Spain's most famous con artist, José Manuel Quintia, has finally been arrested in Madrid.

U.S. Army soldier pleads guilty to killing 16 Afghan civilians

An American soldier pleads guilty to an attack on Afghan civilians that halted military operations, and led to the Taliban calling off peace talks.

Video: Woolwich ‘suspect’ Michael Adebolajo speaking at UAF demo

A new video uncovered shows one of the Woolwich crazed jihadist Muslim extremists responsible for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby attending a Harrow demonstration organised by the far-left UAF, which has a Muslim extremist as its vice-chair.

EDL protest in Newcastle against Woolwich murder of Lee Rigby

Newcastle - On Saturday, 25 May, thousands of patriotic English protested in Newcastle against the cold-blooded murder of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, London.

Graphic video: Soldier hacked to death in London terror attack

Police reportedly shot two men after they hacked a soldier to death with a machete in a suspected terror attack that happened in John Wilson Street, Woolwich, south-east London, close to a military barrack.

Video: Soldier's parachute deploys and sucks him out of plane

Luckily this US soldier landed safely after his reserve parachute accidentally deployed and he was sucked off the launching ramp of the plane and into the wild blue yonder.

'Rudely displaying' assault rifle gets soldier arrested

Army Master SGT C.J. Grisham, a decorated war veteran, was on a Boy Scout hike with his 15-year-old son when he was arrested after being accused of "rudely displaying" a firearm. The incident was captured on video.

Tiny infrared camera could give every soldier sight in the dark

A new 1280 x 720 night vision camera with five microns pixels has been developed by DARPA-funded DRS Technologies, Inc. The new camera is practical and could end up saving the government a lot of money.

'Collateral Murder': Soldier relives infamous WikiLeaks video

By now, most people know about the infamous "Collateral Murder" video, taken in Iraq, released by WikiLeaks, and which put Bradley Manning behind bars. On the 3rd anniversary of the release of the video, someone who was at the scene speaks out.

Soldier rescues cat in Afghanistan: 'He was my saving grace'

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jesse Knott was serving in Afghanistan when he found an abused kitten. After seeing evidence of the abuse, he took the kitten back to his office to care for him.

Stray dog saves 2 British soldiers from bomb, up for Crufts award

Hailsham - A nearly starved stray dog has a new home and is a finalist for an award at the prestigious Crufts Dog Show after saving two British soldiers stationed in Afghanistan from hidden bombs.
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