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Talks between US, Turkish militaries on Kurds to continue next week -Bolton

Talks between US, Turkish militaries on Kurds to continue next week -Bolton

US National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Friday talks between the US military and its Turkish counterparts on the Kurds and Syria will continue next week, in the hopes of producing results both countries accept.

US military says it kills six militants in an air strike in Somalia

US military says it kills six militants in an air strike in Somalia

The US military killed six Islamist militants in an air strike in Somalia on Sunday in the vicinity of Dheerow Sanle, in the Lower Shabelle region, it said.

Syrian army enters Manbij in new alliance with Kurds

Syrian army enters Manbij in new alliance with Kurds

Syrian troops deployed in support of Kurdish forces around a strategic northern city on Friday, in a shift of alliances hastened by last week's announcement of a US military withdrawal.

US military says strike kills nine militants in Somalia

US military says strike kills nine militants in Somalia

The US military said it killed nine militants in an air strike targeting al Shabaab in Lebede, Somalia, as part of its operations to support the government's efforts to weaken the militant group.

US general warns against major assault on Syria's Idlib

US general warns against major assault on Syria's Idlib

The northern province and surrounding areas are the last major swathe of territory held by insurgents fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

US says conducts air strike in Somalia, killing 5 militants

US says conducts air strike in Somalia, killing 5 militants

The US military said on Monday it had killed five militants after launching an air strike in Somalia against al Shabaab, a militant Islamist group allied with al Qaeda.

Afghan president unveils plan for peace talks with Taliban

Afghan president unveils plan for peace talks with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday unveiled a plan to open peace talks with the Taliban, including eventually recognising them as a political party, days after the militants called for direct negotiations with the US.

US service member killed, four injured in Afghanistan

US service member killed, four injured in Afghanistan

One US service member was killed and four others injured during a "combat engagement" in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, the US military said in a statement on Tuesday.

Korean peninsula draws range of military drills in show of force against N.Korea

Korean peninsula draws range of military drills in show of force against N.Korea

The US military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises on Monday ahead of a UN General Assembly meeting this week where North Korea's nuclear threat is likely to loom large.

N.Korea tests short-range missiles as S.Korea, US conduct drills

N.Korea tests short-range missiles as S.Korea, US conduct drills

North Korea fired several short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast early on Saturday, South Korea and the US military said, as the two allies conducted annual joint military drills that the North denounces as preparation for war.

Trump vows he won't let China 'do nothing' on N Korea

Trump vows he won't let China 'do nothing' on N Korea

US President Donald Trump warned Saturday that he would not allow China to ‘do nothing’ on North Korea, after the hermit state launched an intercontinental ballistic missile it boasted could reach the United States.

S Korea speeds up US missile defence over North's missile test

S Korea speeds up US missile defence over North's missile test

North Korea's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test has prompted the South to speed up the deployment of a US missile defence system, Seoul's defence minister said Saturday, despite strong protests from China.