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Thousands flee fierce fighting in Afghanistan’s Helmand

Fierce fighting in Helmand has sent thousands of Afghans fleeing to the capital of the southern opium-rich province, sparking a humanitarian crisis as Taliban...

US strike kills at least 150 Shebab fighters in Somalia

An American air strike on a Shebab training camp in Somalia killed more than 150 fighters planning an imminent attack on forces from the...

Six UN staff killed in Kabul attack: UN spokesman

KABUL: Six foreign UN staff were killed and another nine wounded, including some seriously, in an armed attack on a central Kabul guesthouse on...

Israel army chief resigns amid Lebanon probe

, The head of Israel's armed forces Lieutenant General Dan Halutz resigned amid a probe into the military's mishandling of the 2006 war in...

Estonia Should Keep Troops in Iraq in 2007: Official

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Estonia should extend the mission of its troops in Iraq into next year because of continuing unrest there, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas...
Ukraine Rebels

Ukraine rebels complete small arms withdrawal

Ukraine's pro-Russian insurgents said Thursday they had withdrawn all of their smaller weapons from a deadly buffer zone in the ex-Soviet state's separatist east. The...

Bombs kill three NATO soldiers, five Afghans

Agence France-Presse, A series of roadside bombings in Afghanistan Wednesday killed eight people, including three NATO soldiers, in new attacks linked to a growing...

Joint Helicopters Rise to Afghan Challenge

, British helicopter crews in Afghanistan are hard at work supporting ground troops in security and reconstruction work across Helmand province.    A typical day...