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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 ...

Militant attack on Afghan army base kills 10 soldiers

Militant attack on Afghan army base kills 10 soldiers

At least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed when militants attacked their army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defence ministry said on Tuesday, in the latest attack on Western-backed forces.

Four militants, three soldiers killed on Kashmir border

Four militants, three soldiers killed on Kashmir border

At least four militants and three soldiers were killed in a gun battle that erupted after a group of rebels tried to infiltrate the Line of Control that divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan, officials said on Monday.

Heavy gunfire as mutiny grips Ivory Coast's main cities

Heavy gunfire as mutiny grips Ivory Coast's main cities

Heavy gunfire rang out on Monday in Abidjan and Bouake, Ivory Coast's two biggest cities, witnesses said, as a mutiny by disgruntled soldiers demanding bonuses entered its fourth day.

Six wounded as fresh tension grips Ivory Coast

Six wounded as fresh tension grips Ivory Coast

Mutinous soldiers wounded six people in Ivory Coast's second city Bouake on Sunday as fresh tensions gripped the world's top cocoa grower.

Mutinous soldiers cut off Ivory Coast's second city

Mutinous soldiers cut off Ivory Coast's second city

Mutinous soldiers in Ivory Coast shot two people and cut off access to the second largest city, Bouake, on Saturday, as a nationwide revolt over demands for bonus payments extended into a second day.

India summons Pak envoy, wants action on mutilations

India summons Pak envoy, wants action on mutilations

India on Wednesday summoned Pakistan's envoy Abdul Basit and demanded action against Pakistani troops it claimed killed and mutilated two of its soldiers in the disputed region of Kashmir.

IS ambush kills 10 Iraqi forces: commanders

IS ambush kills 10 Iraqi forces: commanders

Islamic State group fighters disguised as soldiers ambushed a government convoy in a remote desert region of western Iraq on Sunday, killing 10 members of the security forces, commanders said.

12 soldiers dead as Saudi helicopter crashes in Yemen

12 soldiers dead as Saudi helicopter crashes in Yemen

Twelve Saudi soldiers, including four officers, were killed on Tuesday when their helicopter went down in Yemen, the Arab coalition fighting Yemeni rebels said in a statement.

Sri Lanka arrests nearly 550 deserters in army clean-up

Sri Lanka arrests nearly 550 deserters in army clean-up

Sri Lanka arrested nearly 550 soldiers in a single day as it reins in the mass desertion that's plagued the armed forces since the end of the civil war, an official said on Monday.

Turkey arrests soldiers for 'helping terror group'

Turkey arrests soldiers for 'helping terror group'

Turkey has arrested five soldiers in connection with a deadly suicide attack on the military claimed by a Kurdish radical group in the central city of Kayseri, state media said on Friday.