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Two British soldiers injured in Syria by IS missile

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the pair were part of the international anti-jihadist coalition, led by the United States.

UK steps up no-deal Brexit plans with 3,500 soldiers on standby

The postponed vote has left members of the prime minister's own party and Labour opposition politicians infuriated.

Indonesia military continues search for Papua massacre victims

Jakarta officially annexed Papua in 1969 with a UN-backed vote, widely seen as a sham.

Obama brands Trump’s border deployment plan a ‘political stunt’

Obama urges more decisive action by Americans who have grown frustrated by the first 21 months of Trump's presidency.

Erdogan vows to “finish” Kurdish militants in Iraq to avenge dead...

Speaking to members of his ruling AK Party at the start of a two-day summit in the outskirts of Ankara, Erdogan said the PKK would pay the price for the eight soldiers.

Six killed in Kashmir, days after India cancels Pakistan talks

The incidents in northern Tangdhar area, near the heavily militarised Himalayan frontier dividing the nuclear-armed neighbours, could not be independently verified.

Taliban kill dozens in attacks across north Afghanistan

Heavy fighting overnight in four provinces followed a wave of violence across the war-torn country in recent weeks that has left hundreds of civilians, police and soldiers dead.

Old soldiers fondly remember a lost multi-racial military

The Malaysian military must stop shooting itself in the foot with barriers to ethnic minorities.

Nigerian soldiers protest as Boko Haram attacks surge

They were furious about a planned redeployment to a battlefront in the remote Lake Chad region after fighting Boko Haram jihadists for years without relief.

Remains of 16 Kiwi soldiers get special send-off

The remains, together with 12 more, will be sent home on Aug 20.

N.Korea’s Kim Jong Un wants soldiers’ diets improved

On a visit to a military rations factory, Kim said it should produce tasty and nutritious food to substantially contribute to improving the diet of the servicepersons.

Cameroon arrests four soldiers suspected of executing women and children

The executions took place in Cameroon's Far North Region.

Turkey orders 271 soldiers detained in Gulen probe

Turkey ordered the detention of 271 soldiers in an operation targeting alleged supporters of the U.S.-based Islamic cleric.

Mali says some soldiers implicated after mass graves found

In the past, the Malian military has been accused of extrajudicial killings, kidnappings, torture, and making arbitrary arrests.

Pyongyang may soon return US soldier remains

The US and North Korean leaders agreed to the repatriations during their historic June 12 summit in Singapore.

Warm words from North Korea on Cold War frontier

On the world's last Cold War frontier, propaganda broadcasts have fallen silent and soldiers from the North are hopeful a historic summit will herald a new era for their country.

Remembering ‘Mr Wales’, soldiers look forward to Harry and Meghan’s big...

British soldiers who served in the army alongside Prince Harry offered their thoughts on the prince's upcoming marriage to Meghan Markle.

Three soldiers killed in gun battle in southwestern Mexico

The gun fight occurred at the El Pozo ranch near Coyuca de Benítez in the state of Guerrero.

Bomb kills 9 Kenyan soldiers on Somalia patrol

The attack was claimed by al-Shabaab.

Sudan assessing military participation in Yemen, defense minister says

Sudan's military participation in Yemen has come at great economic and human cost.

Greek president rejects soldier swap with Turkey

Prokopis Pavlopoulos the exchange is 'out of the question'

Boko Haram kills three Chadian soldiers

The soldiers killed were part of the Multinational Joint Task Force.

US-backed fighters on high alert in Syria’s Manbij

MANBIJ: On the outskirts of Syria's Manbij, Kurdish-led fighters have dug trenches and US-led coalition soldiers patrol from land and sky after Turkey threatened...

16 killed as fighting rages across Indian Kashmir

A civilian has also been killed and four soldiers injured in the region divided between India and Pakistan but claimed in full by both.

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