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Knife attacker killed outside Iranian ambassador's Vienna home

Knife attacker killed outside Iranian ambassador's Vienna home

The assailant "died on the spot" after the soldier opened fire, police spokesman Harald Soeros said, adding that the attack took place just before midnight local time.

N Korea soldier shot six times as he defected to South

N Korea soldier shot six times as he defected to South

A North Korean soldier involved in an extremely rare and dramatic defection to the South was shot six times by his own side as he drove to the heavily guarded border and ran across under a hail of bullets.

Israeli minister seeks pardon for jailed soldier

Israeli minister seeks pardon for jailed soldier

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman recommended on Sunday that President Reuven Rivlin accept a request to pardon a soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a prone Palestinian assailant.

Man arrested after attacking Paris patrol soldier

Man arrested after attacking Paris patrol soldier

The incident, in which the soldier in question was not injured, was the latest of several attacks on troops deployed in large numbers to patrol sensitive places in France.

Saudi soldier killed, five wounded in Qatif province

Saudi soldier killed, five wounded in Qatif province

A Saudi soldier was killed and five others were wounded fighting suspected militants in the Kingdom's Qatif province, the interior ministry said, days after a child and a Pakistani builder were killed in al-Awamiya.

Indian soldier sacked for complaining about poor food

Indian soldier sacked for complaining about poor food

An Indian paramilitary trooper, who posted videos on social media claiming soldiers on border duties were being served poor quality food, has been sacked for making false allegations.

Arrests after threats over Israeli soldier's conviction

Arrests after threats over Israeli soldier's conviction

Israeli police arrested two people on Thursday after death threats emerged online against a judge over the manslaughter conviction of a soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian assailant.

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border

Saudi soldier killed near Yemen border

A Saudi soldier was killed in a cross-border firefight with Yemeni rebels, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Saudi arrests IS follower accused of killing officer

Saudi arrests IS follower accused of killing officer

Saudi Arabia on Saturday revealed the identity of a man it accuses of killing a soldier last week, saying he confessed to being a follower of the Islamic State jihadist group.

Indian soldier's release from Pakistan 'to take days'

Indian soldier's release from Pakistan 'to take days'

India was working to secure the release of a soldier held in Pakistan but it will take "some days", the defence minister said on Sunday, following a dramatic spike in tensions between the neighbours.

Trump rebuts criticism by soldier's father at Democratic convention

Trump rebuts criticism by soldier's father at Democratic convention

Donald Trump rejected criticism from the father of a soldier killed in Iraq who said the Republican presidential nominee had "sacrificed nothing and no one" and questioned whether the mother was allowed to speak during the Democratic convention.

UAE soldier dies in Yemen operations

UAE soldier dies in Yemen operations

The United Arab Emirates said Saturday that one of its soldiers has died in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is helping government forces against Iran-backed rebels.