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Three US service members killed in Afghanistan blast

Three US service members killed in Afghanistan blast

A roadside bomb blast killed three US service members and wounded three others near the central Afghan city of Ghazni on Tuesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said.

 US general wounded in last week's Afghan insider attack

US general wounded in last week's Afghan insider attack

A US army general was among those injured in a Taliban attack on top US and Afghan security chiefs inside a highly secure compound last week in Kandahar province, a military spokesman confirmed.

Iran warns US against imposing further sanctions

Iran warns US against imposing further sanctions

Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said US regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions were passed.

ISIS is 'militarily defeated', says US army official

ISIS is 'militarily defeated', says US army official

Colonel Ryan Dillon stressed that the recapturing of Raqqa in Syria and the clearing of Mosul in Iraq more than halfway have significantly weakened the enemy.

Bangladesh hangs Jamaat leader for war crimes in 1971

Bangladesh hangs Jamaat leader for war crimes in 1971

Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest Islamist party late yesterday for war crimes, dealing a massive blow to the group’s ambitions in the Muslim-majority nation.

China’s energy asset rush stalls on crude slump, graft probes

China’s energy asset rush stalls on crude slump, graft probes

As global oil giants struggle with plunging earnings, Chinese state oil firms are unlikely to be waiting in the wings to buy any unwanted assets.