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Ukraine troops abandon airport in bloody day of conflict

Ukraine war

Ukrainian forces on Thursday abandoned their defense of a long-disputed airport in the country’s separatist east and vowed a response to Russia’s escalating “aggression” in one of the deadliest days of the nine-month war. In a graphic illustration of the […]


Six Hezbollah fighters killed in Israeli strike

Israel Air Force F-16D

Six Hezbollah fighters were killed Sunday in an Israeli air strike on the Syrian side of the Golan, including the son of assassinated senior commander Imad Mughniyeh. The deaths were announced after an Israeli security source told AFP that an […]


IS forced to defend supply lines in Iraq: US

IS forced to defend supply lines in Iraq: US

Islamic State jihadists are having to spend more effort defending key supply lines in Iraq due to US-led air strikes and pressure from local forces, the Pentagon said Friday. The IS group’s supply routes into Iraq from neighboring Syria have […]


Israel strikes kill dozens in Gaza as toll tops 670

Israel strikes kill dozens in Gaza as toll tops 670

An Israeli air strike on the northern Gaza Strip killed five people on Wednesday evening, medics said, as Israel’s army announced two more soldiers had died in fighting. Earlier, Israeli tank fire killed five people, including two children, in southern […]


Pakistan air strikes kill 32 militants

Pakistan air strikes kill 32 militants

Precision military air strikes on Wednesday killed at least 32 militants including key commanders in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said. “Confirmed militant hideouts were targeted early morning today in North Waziristan through precise aerial […]


Colombia bombs FARC camp

Colombia bombs FARC camp

Bogota: At least 13 rebels were killed Monday when Colombia’s air force bombed a remote FARC encampment near the border with Ecuador, military officials said. “Coordinated joint operations by the police, air force and army that began early Monday resulted […]


Afghan blasts kill soldiers, police, civilians

Afghan blasts kill soldiers, police, civilians

KABUL: Five foreign soldiers and three police officers were killed in Afghanistan on Sunday, while three civilians lost their lives in separate blasts caused by home-made devices, NATO and the government said. NATO’s International Security Assistance Force also said that […]


Studies explore effects of war on former child soldiers

Studies explore effects of war on former child soldiers

Despite international bans, more than 250,000 children fight as soldiers in 86 countries across the globe, almost half of them in Africa. Two new studies explored how these children adjust after they return to their homes. Key to successful adaptation, […]


3 dead as Taliban attack US aid group in Afghanistan

3 dead as Taliban attack US aid group in Afghanistan

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan: Three people, including a German security guard, were killed Friday when suicide bombers and gunmen stormed the compound of a US aid organization in northern Afghanistan in an attack claimed by the Taliban. At least four suicide bombers […]


 
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