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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.

Suspect arrested after car rams Paris anti-terror troops

Suspect arrested after car rams Paris anti-terror troops

French police shot and arrested a suspect in a dramatic motorway chase on Wednesday after a car smashed into soldiers outside a barracks in a Paris suburb, injuring six.

Two soldiers, six Qaeda militants die in Yemen attack

Two soldiers, six Qaeda militants die in Yemen attack

Two soldiers and six suspected al Qaeda attackers were killed and 10 soldiers wounded on Tuesday when a suicide bomber and gunmen tried to storm an army camp in southern Yemen, a local security official said.

Marawi standoff underlines crisis in the Philippines

Marawi standoff underlines crisis in the Philippines

Two months after Islamist militants launched an assault on one of the biggest southern cities in the Philippines, the fighting is dragging on, and President Rodrigo Duterte says he is prepared to wait for a year for it to end.

15 Yemeni rebels, 8 soldiers killed in clashes

15 Yemeni rebels, 8 soldiers killed in clashes

At least 15 Yemeni rebels and eight soldiers were killed on Monday as government forces attacked insurgent positions in two areas in the southwest of the country, military officials said.

Five soldiers killed in attack on Yemeni security checkpoint

Five soldiers killed in attack on Yemeni security checkpoint

Five government soldiers were killed in war-ravaged Yemen on Sunday in an attack by unknown gunmen, local security sources said.

26 Egyptian soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attacks

26 Egyptian soldiers killed or wounded in Sinai attacks

Twenty-six Egyptian soldiers were killed or wounded on Friday in attacks on checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula where the Islamic State group is conducting an insurgency, the military said.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels

A civilian was killed and several wounded on Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Turkey detains 60 soldiers, issues detention orders for 128 people

Turkey detains 60 soldiers, issues detention orders for 128 people

Turkish authorities detained 60 soldiers on Wednesday and issued detention orders for another 128 people in operations targeting the network of a Muslim cleric the government blames for last year's failed coup ...