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Turkey detains 150 soldiers over alleged Gulen links

Turkey detains 150 soldiers over alleged Gulen links

Turkish police detained 150 soldiers over alleged links to the US-based preacher who Ankara says orchestrated an attempted coup in 2016, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Friday.

Australians mark Anzac Day in France, 100 years on

Australians mark Anzac Day in France, 100 years on

Some 8,000 Australians made the round-the-world trip to mark a special centenary Anzac Day, Australia's national day of remembrance on the Somme, scene of some of the most brutal battles of the 1914-18 conflict.

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on Afghanistan border

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on Afghanistan border

Though security has improved in Pakistan's remote areas bordering Afghanistan, sectarian militant attacks still occur.

Arab Israeli man shot dead after crashing into hitch-hiking stop

Arab Israeli man shot dead after crashing into hitch-hiking stop

An Arab Israeli man was shot dead by soldiers on Tuesday after crashing into a hitch-hiking stop in the occupied West Bank and then attempting to flee, officials said.

Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages kills 18

Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages kills 18

It was one of the most brazen attacks in recent months and was a precursor to a planned strike on Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State and the birthplace of the Islamist group.

French police arrest man who drove car at soldiers

French police arrest man who drove car at soldiers

French police arrested a man suspected of driving a stolen car at a group of soldiers jogging outside their base in the foothills of the Alps on Thursday, a police source said.

Erdogan threatens to expand offensive to other Syrian cities

Erdogan threatens to expand offensive to other Syrian cities

Turkey launched its military operation dubbed "Olive Branch" against the YPG on Saturday, supporting Syrian rebels with ground troops, air strikes and artillery fire.

Five Indian soldiers missing after heavy snowfall in Kashmir

Five Indian soldiers missing after heavy snowfall in Kashmir

Five soldiers have gone missing in the border area of India's Jammu and Kashmir state after heavy snowfall in the region.

Dozens killed as Taliban launch fresh assaults on Afghan bases

Dozens killed as Taliban launch fresh assaults on Afghan bases

Just two soldiers are known to have survived unscathed after the attack on the base in the Chashmo area of Maiwand district in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said.

Bomb blast in southeast Turkey kills four soldiers, wounds four

Bomb blast in southeast Turkey kills four soldiers, wounds four

A bomb planted by Kurdish militants ripped into a military vehicle, killing four soldiers and wounding four more, as they travelled in southeast Turkey near the border with Iran ...

Militants attack Somali military base, kill at least 15

Militants attack Somali military base, kill at least 15

The militants used guns and car bombs to take control of the base and a nearby town, Barire, 50 km southwest of Mogadishu, in an early-morning attack.

Two soldiers, three rebels killed in Kashmir gunbattle

Two soldiers, three rebels killed in Kashmir gunbattle

Two soldiers and three rebels were killed in an overnight gunbattle in Kashmir, officials said on Sunday, in the latest bloodshed in the disputed Himalayan territory.