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  • US Openly Accuses Russia of Sending Combat Troops to Ukraine

    US Openly Accuses Russia of Sending Combat Troops to Ukraine

    The United States openly accused Russia on Thursday of sending combat forces into Ukraine and threatened to tighten economic sanctions, but Washington stopped short of calling Moscow's intensified support for separatist forces an invasion.

  • Troops Exit, Orderly Protests Unfold in US Town

    Troops Exit, Orderly Protests Unfold in US Town

    Protests unfolded peacefully Thursday in a Missouri town, and National Guard troops withdrew, 12 days after the fatal police shooting of a black teenager that led to racially-charged unrest.

  • Barack Obama Warns of Jihadist 'Cancer' as US Reveals Failed Rescue

    Barack Obama Warns of Jihadist 'Cancer' as US Reveals Failed Rescue

    US President Barack Obama demanded Wednesday the world take action against the "cancer" of jihadist extremism in Iraq, as Washington revealed it had failed in an operation to free US hostages in neighboring Syria.

  • Ferguson Curfew Lifted as National Guard Deploys

    Ferguson Curfew Lifted as National Guard Deploys

    US National Guard troops began deploying in Ferguson on Monday as the governor lifted a curfew imposed on the Missouri town after protests against the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.

  • NATO Would Respond Militarily to Crimea-Style Infiltration: Top Commander

    NATO Would Respond Militarily to Crimea-Style Infiltration: Top Commander

    If Russia tries to infiltrate troops into a NATO country, even out of official military uniform as it did before it annexed Ukraine's Crimea, NATO will respond militarily, the alliance's top commander said in an interview published on Sunday.

  • US Could Announce More Troops to Iraq: Officials

    US Could Announce More Troops to Iraq: Officials

    The Obama administration may announce on Tuesday a decision to send more military advisers to Iraq, U.S. officials said, as the United States helps confront radical Islamist militants who threaten Iraqi minorities and the northern Kurdish enclave.

  • Iraq Army Chief Expects 'Huge Changes' After US Strikes

    Iraq Army Chief Expects 'Huge Changes' After US Strikes

    Iraq's army chief of staff said he expects federal troops and Kurdish peshmerga forces to reclaim large swathes of land after the US began air strikes Friday against jihadist positions.

  • US Begins Strikes in Iraq, Pentagon Says

    US Begins Strikes in Iraq, Pentagon Says

    US warplanes struck Sunni militant positions in northern Iraq on Friday, the Pentagon said in a statement, confirming the first significant US military operation since ground troops left Iraq in 2011.

  • NATO Chief Urges Russia to Pull Back Troops, 'Step Back From The Brink'

    NATO Chief Urges Russia to Pull Back Troops, 'Step Back From The Brink'

    The head of NATO called on Russia to "step back from the brink" of war by pulling its troops back from the Ukrainian border and warned further intervention in Ukraine would bring it greater isolation in the world.

  • Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel's Visit to Boost India-US Strategic Ties

    Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel's Visit to Boost India-US Strategic Ties

    Withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, Iraq's descent in chaos, co-production and development of military hardware and exploring convergence of interests of India and America is high on the agenda of US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel, who reached I...

  • John Kerry in Kabul to Push for New President Within Weeks

    John Kerry in Kabul to Push for New President Within Weeks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kabul on Thursday to pressure feuding presidential candidates to resolve the disputed election result that risks triggering instability as NATO troops withdraw.

  • US Major General Reportedly Killed in Kabul Shooting, 19 Wounded

    A man in Afghan military uniform opened fire on NATO troops at an army training centre in Kabul on Tuesday, reportedly killing a US general and wounding at least 19 other people, including a senior German officer.

  • Attack at Afghan Base Kills US Soldier, Wounds 15

    Attack at Afghan Base Kills US Soldier, Wounds 15

    A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at a military base, killing at least one US soldier and wounding 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and "about a dozen" Americans, authorities said.

  • Problems and Paperwork Pile up at Afghanistan Election Audit

    Problems and Paperwork Pile up at Afghanistan Election Audit

    Afghanistan's election audit needs to be fast and decisive to avert the threat of spiralling instability as US troops pull out, but attempts to speed up the process are bogged down in squabbles and confusion.

  • Sierra Leone Declares Emergency as Ebola Virus Death Toll Hits 729

    Sierra Leone Declares Emergency as Ebola Virus Death Toll Hits 729

    Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims, joining neighbouring Liberia in imposing controls as the death toll from the outbreak of the virus hit 729 in West Africa.

  • Young US Troops Facing More Sexual Problems?

    Young US Troops Facing More Sexual Problems?

    According to an alarming study, young troops in the US suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) at nearly three times the rate of civilians their own age.

  • For Incoming US Airmen in South Korea, a 30-Day Ban on Booze

    For Incoming US Airmen in South Korea, a 30-Day Ban on Booze

    US airmen assigned to South Korea are banned from buying or drinking alcohol during their first 30 days in the country under a new rule underscoring the "serious mission" the troops face, officials said on Friday.

  • Former Korean 'Comfort Women' for US Troops Sue Own Government

    Former Korean 'Comfort Women' for US Troops Sue Own Government

    Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison.

  • Afghan Suicide Attack Kills 16, Including Four NATO Soldiers

    Afghan Suicide Attack Kills 16, Including Four NATO Soldiers

    A Taliban suicide bomber killed 16 people, including 10 civilians and four NATO soldiers, in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said, as foreign troops wind down their war against the insurgents.

  • Afghan Election Candidate Abdullah Abdullah Set to Reject Result

    Afghan Election Candidate Abdullah Abdullah Set to Reject Result

    Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was set to reject preliminary election results released on Monday, heightening a political crisis over fraud that threatens to trigger instability as US-led troops pull out.

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