War casualties

November 15, 2018 - 1:33 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in a military operation with Congolese forces against rebels in the northeast, which is facing a deadly Ebola outbreak, the United Nations said Thursday. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said one U.N. peacekeeper was still...
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FILE - IN this Nov. 6, 2018, photo, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, listens during a news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, at the presidential palace, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Ghani is denying the Taliban is winning the war in Afghanistan despite a continuing wave of deadly militant attacks and signs the militants are expanding areas under their control. Ghani said the Afghan state is not at risk of collapse and reiterated his government's intent to seek a negotiated peace. Ghani was speaking by video to an audience in Washington. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
November 12, 2018 - 5:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of Afghanistan told a U.S. audience Monday that his country is not losing the war to the Taliban and is not at risk of collapse amid escalating attacks by the militant group and an expansion of the territory it controls. President Ashraf Ghani said his administration...
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A veteran's medals are worn during a commemorative event to mark the Centennial of the ending of the First World War, in Blackpool, England, Sunday Nov. 11, 2018. The commemorative event marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice which ended the First World War. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
November 11, 2018 - 12:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — William Kearsey's war was long over by the time his son ever heard about it. By then, the World War I veteran had undergone 28 surgeries to knit back together the bones and flesh of his face, which was shattered in a trench in Belgium in 1917. A century after fighting in the first war...
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(From L) Morocco's Prince Moulay Hassan, Moroccan King Mohammed VI, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Niger's President's wife Lalla Malika Issoufou, Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou and Republic of Guinea's President Alpha Conde walk towards the Arc de Triomphe, in Paris, France, as part of the commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, ending World War I, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
November 11, 2018 - 10:45 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 4:45 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made an impassioned plea for world peace and cooperation 100 years after Germany's defeat in World War I, saying "we must not simply stand by and watch"...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, third left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, second left, attend a ceremony in Compiegne, north of Paris, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. The leaders of France and Germany have held an intimate commemoration at the site north of Paris where the vanquished Germans and victorious but exhausted Allies put an end to World War I. ( AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 10, 2018 - 12:37 pm
PARIS (AP) — Traveling from across the world to monuments honoring soldiers who fell 100 years ago, victors and vanquished alike marked those sacrifices Saturday ahead of Armistice Day and assessed alliances that have been redrawn dramatically since the dark days of World War I. The leaders of...
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November 09, 2018 - 10:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will stop refueling Saudi Arabian aircraft fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, the Pentagon and the Saudi kingdom said late Friday. The refueling change does not affect the U.S. military assistance and training to improve the Saudi airstrikes, which have reportedly...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, left, lay wreaths at the graves of British World War I soldiers John Parr and George Ellison at the St. Symphorien cemetery in Mons, Belgium, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (Benoit Doppagne,Pool Photo via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 7:24 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on events marking the centennial of Armistice Day (all times local): 1:20 p.m. As world leaders prepare to mark 100 years since the armistice that ended World War I, British Prime Minister Theresa May has paid respects to the first and last British soldier killed in the...
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Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley, left, salutes as an Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Maj. Brent R. Taylor at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. According to the Department of Defense, Taylor, 39, of Ogden, Utah, died Nov. 3, 2018, in Kabul province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from small arms fire. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
November 06, 2018 - 8:20 am
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Delaware (AP) — The body of a Utah mayor and Army National Guard member who urged Americans to vote before he was killed in Afghanistan has been returned to U.S. soil. Military officials said 39-year-old North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor was shot to death Saturday by an Afghan...
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November 06, 2018 - 5:14 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A United Nations report released Tuesday found that 56 civilians were killed and 379 others wounded in attacks during Afghanistan's recent parliamentary election. Fifty-two civilians were killed and 339 others were wounded in election day violence, the U.N. Assistance...
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This undated photo provided by the Utah National Guard shows Maj. Brent Taylor of the Utah National Guard. Taylor, former mayor of North Ogden, died in Afghanistan on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, City Councilman Phillip Swanson said. Taylor was deployed to Afghanistan in January with the Utah National Guard for what was expected to be a 12-month tour of duty. Taylor previously served two tours in Iraq and one tour in Afghanistan. (Courtesy of Utah National Guard via AP)
November 05, 2018 - 1:56 pm
NORTH OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The wife of a Utah mayor and Army National Guard member who was killed in Afghanistan by one of his Afghan trainees says there is "heartache but no regret." Brent Taylor, 39, took a yearlong leave of absence as mayor of North Ogden north of Salt Lake City for his deployment...
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