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Myanmar Soldiers, Aiming to Silence Coup Protests, Target Journalists

Myanmar Soldiers, Aiming to Silence Coup Protests, Target Journalists

Myanmar Soldiers, Aiming to Silence Coup Protests, Target Journalists Myanmar Soldiers, Aiming to Silence Coup Protests, Target Journalists Ten days after seizing power in Myanmar, the generals issued their first command to journalists: Stop using the words “coup,” “regime” and “junta” to describe the military’s takeover of the government. Few reporters heeded the Orwellian directive, and the junta embraced a …

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American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle an Expanding ISIS Affiliate

American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle an Expanding ISIS Affiliate

American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle an Expanding ISIS Affiliate American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle an Expanding ISIS Affiliate NAIROBI, Kenya — American Special Forces soldiers began training Mozambican troops this week as part of an effort to repel a spreading insurgency in northeastern Mozambique that American officials say is linked to the Islamic State. The insurgency, near some of the …

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Tucker Carlson complains he is victim of PR ‘offensive’ by Pentagon after he mocked women soldiers

Tucker Carlson complains he is victim of PR ‘offensive’ by Pentagon after he mocked women soldiers

Tucker Carlson complains he is victim of PR ‘offensive’ by Pentagon after he mocked women soldiers Tucker Carlson complains he is victim of PR ‘offensive’ by Pentagon after he mocked women soldiers Senior military officials and the Department of Defense rebuked the Fox News host for a segment on his show  in which he poked fun at women serving their …

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Deaths of Soldiers and Policemen Held by Kurdish Guerrillas Roils Turkish Politics

Deaths of Soldiers and Policemen Held by Kurdish Guerrillas Roils Turkish Politics

Deaths of Soldiers and Policemen Held by Kurdish Guerrillas Roils Turkish Politics Deaths of Soldiers and Policemen Held by Kurdish Guerrillas Roils Turkish Politics ISTANBUL — Turks reacted with shock and anger Monday to the news that Kurdish guerrillas had executed 13 Turkish soldiers and police officers held captive in a cave in the mountains of northern Iraq. The men …

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Philippines Helicopter Crash Leaves 7 Soldiers Dead

Philippines Helicopter Crash Leaves 7 Soldiers Dead

Philippines Helicopter Crash Leaves 7 Soldiers Dead Philippines Helicopter Crash Leaves 7 Soldiers Dead MANILA — Seven Philippine soldiers, including an air force colonel, died when the helicopter they were flying in crashed in the southern Philippines during a hunt for communist rebels over the weekend. The military said the helicopter, a refurbished UH-1H Vietnam-era craft commonly known as a …

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Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan

Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan

Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan MELBOURNE, Australia — One week after the release of a damning report that revealed Australian special forces had unlawfully killed helpless Afghan civilians and waged a campaign to cover up the slaughter, the military has begun proceedings to dismiss 13 …

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You’ve Got (Century-Old) Mail: Soldier’s Note Is Echo of World War I Era

You’ve Got (Century-Old) Mail: Soldier’s Note Is Echo of World War I Era

You’ve Got (Century-Old) Mail: Soldier’s Note Is Echo of World War I Era You’ve Got (Century-Old) Mail: Soldier’s Note Is Echo of World War I Era Mr. Jardy said that several pigeons were usually sent with the same message to ensure the missive reached its recipient. In this case, he added, the capsule probably slipped off the bird’s leg in …

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‘We Were Bulletproof’: As Child Soldiers Grow Up, Legacy of War Lingers

‘We Were Bulletproof’: As Child Soldiers Grow Up, Legacy of War Lingers

‘We Were Bulletproof’: As Child Soldiers Grow Up, Legacy of War Lingers ‘We Were Bulletproof’: As Child Soldiers Grow Up, Legacy of War Lingers As they escape to farther and colder climates, the former ranks of God’s Army have found that their present is still weighted by the past. Even for the younger generation, those who have never set foot …

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Vanessa Guillen: Trump promises murdered soldier’s mother investigation into her death at army base

Vanessa Guillen: Trump promises murdered soldier’s mother investigation into her death at army base

Vanessa Guillen: Trump promises murdered soldier’s mother investigation into her death at army base Vanessa Guillen: Trump promises murdered soldier’s mother investigation into her death at army base The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. President Donald Trump met with the family of murdered US Army specialist Vanessa …

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Ghislaine Maxwell’s New Hampshire hideaway where she was arrested by FBI ‘was protected by ex-British soldiers’

Ghislaine Maxwell’s New Hampshire hideaway where she was arrested by FBI 'was protected by ex-British soldiers'

Ghislaine Maxwell’s New Hampshire hideaway where she was arrested by FBI ‘was protected by ex-British soldiers’ Ghislaine Maxwell’s New Hampshire hideaway where she was arrested by FBI ‘was protected by ex-British soldiers’ Ghislaine Maxwell was under the protection of ex-British soldiers when she was arrested by the FBI, prosecutors have said. Maxwell, who was denied bail on Tuesday, entrusted the …

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