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Iranian planes warned off two ‘coalition vessels’ during military dril

Iranian planes warned off two ‘coalition vessels’ during military dril

Published 22/01/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian warplanes warned off two “coalition vessels” during military drill in waters off the country’s southeast, an Iranian general was quoted as [more…]

Islamic State claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

Islamic State claims blast at Afghan intelligence agency in Kabul

Published 25/12/2017

Afghan security forces keep watch at a check point close to the compound of Afghanistan's national intelligence agency in Kabul, Afghanistan. December 25, 2017. REUTERS/Omar [more…]

Islamic State claims responsibility for blast in Afghan capital, Kabul

Islamic State claims responsibility for blast in Afghan capital, Kabul

Published 25/12/2017

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion on Monday carried by a suicide bomber near a compound of Afghanistan’s national intelligence agency [more…]

German military kicks off heavy lift helicopter competition: source

German military kicks off heavy lift helicopter competition: source

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion lifts off from the USS Kearsarge as U.S. military personnel continue to evacuate the U.S. Virgin Islands [more…]

Indonesia detains 18 in pre-emptive bid to boost Christmas security

Indonesia detains 18 in pre-emptive bid to boost Christmas security

Published 11/12/2017

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian anti-terrorism police have detained 18 people with links to militant groups in a bid to cut the risk of attacks during [more…]

Islamic State seizes new Afghan foothold after luring Taliban defectors

Islamic State seizes new Afghan foothold after luring Taliban defectors

Published 01/12/2017

Afghan National Army (ANA) troops keep watch at a check point in Aqcha district of Jawzjan province, Afghanistan November 27, 2017. Picture taken November 27, [more…]

Suicide attack kills a top Pakistani police officer: official

Suicide attack kills a top Pakistani police officer: official

Published 24/11/2017

Rescue personnel inspect a vehicle damaged by a suicide bomber which killed a senior Pakistani police official on his way to work in Peshawar, Pakistan [more…]

U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky

U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky

Published 18/11/2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy air crew was grounded on Friday after using their advanced fighter jet to draw a giant image of a [more…]

More than 20 Afghan police killed as Taliban attack checkpoints

More than 20 Afghan police killed as Taliban attack checkpoints

Published 14/11/2017

A series of Taliban attacks over six hours on more than a dozen Afghan checkpoints killed 22 police and wounded 15 in the southern province of Kandahar, police said on Tuesday. [more…]

U.S. veterans to Trump: Save bank customers` rights to sue

U.S. veterans to Trump: Save bank customers` rights to sue

Published 26/10/2017

The largest U.S. veterans service organization on Thursday urged President Donald Trump to veto recent legislation allowing financial companies to block customers from banding together to sue, saying it would hurt members of the armed forces. [more…]