War casualties

October 04, 2018 - 5:37 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels on Thursday detonated an explosive device on a road in southeast Turkey, killing at least seven soldiers, a senior official said. Two other soldiers were wounded in the attack. The explosion occurred on a road near the town of Gercus in the majority-Kurdish...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan 12, 2014 file photo, a South Sudanese government soldier chants in celebration after government forces on Friday retook from rebel forces the provincial capital of Bentiu, in Unity State, South Sudan. South Sudan's civil war has caused nearly 400,000 "excess deaths" since fighting erupted in late 2013, a new report by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin, File)
September 26, 2018 - 8:26 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's civil war has caused nearly 400,000 "excess deaths" since fighting erupted in late 2013, a new report funded by the U.S. State Department said Wednesday after years of uncertainty. The report by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine estimates...
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September 24, 2018 - 10:47 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's military says it's killed 10 rebels from the al-Shabab extremist group in an ambush in Kenya's south where several soldiers have died from roadside bombs. Three soldiers were wounded in the attack in Taksile, north of Pandaguo, said military spokesman Col. Paul Njuguna...
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In this photo provided by Fars News Agency, a woman takes her children to shelter as an army member tries to help them, during a shooting at a military parade marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Gunmen attacked the military parade, killing several and wounding others, state media said. (Fatemeh Rahimavian/Fars News Agency via AP)
September 23, 2018 - 9:37 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president on Sunday accused an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf of being behind a terror attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded 60, further raising regional tensions. Hassan Rouhani's comments came as Iran's Foreign Ministry also...
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FILE - In this May 27, 1956 file photo, French troops seal off Algiers' notorious casbah, 400-year-old teeming Arab quarter. French President Emmanuel Macron has formally recognized that the French state was responsible for the death of a dissident mathematician in Algeria in 1957, admitting for the first time the French military's "system" of torture during Algeria's independence war. (AP Photo)
September 13, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday formally recognized the responsibility of the French state in the death of a dissident mathematician in Algeria in 1957, admitting for the first time the French military's "system" that included torture during Algeria's independence war...
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September 13, 2018 - 3:29 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Thousands of Iranians have attended a massive funeral for 135 soldiers, 30 years after the end of the 1980s war between Iran and Iraq. Caskets draped in the Iranian flag in the capital Tehran on Thursday were encircled by mourners, many of them weeping. State TV reported that...
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This image courtesy of Mustafa Alabdullah, an activist and resident of Idlib, shows a protester holding a placard, in Harim, a town in Idlib province, Syria, Friday, Sept 7, 2018. The rallies were part of a day of protests against Syrian President Bashar Assad and his troops' imminent offensive against Idlib, the last bastion of rebels in Syria. The Friday rallies came as Presidents of Iran, Turkey and Russia are meeting in Tehran to discuss the war in Syria. The summit may determine whether diplomacy halts any military action in Idlib and its surrounding areas, home to more than 3 million people. Nearly half of the area's residents are already displaced from other parts of Syria and have refused to reconcile with the Syrian government. (Courtesy of Mustafa Alabdullah via AP)
September 08, 2018 - 11:07 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government and Russian warplanes on Saturday targeted the southern edge of Idlib province in what activists described as the most intense airstrikes in weeks, ratcheting up military pressure on the densely populated rebel-held bastion. More than 60 air raids killed at least...
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September 08, 2018 - 8:33 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — An attack Saturday on a Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan base in Iraq killed at least 11 people and wounded 50, the separatist group said, with officials immediately blaming Iran for the assault. Iranian state media and its military forces did not immediately acknowledge the...
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September 04, 2018 - 8:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An attack on U.S. troops in Afghanistan that killed one American was carried out by a member of the Afghan national police who is now in Afghan government custody, a U.S. official said Tuesday. It was the second so-called insider attack there this summer. Lt. Col. Martin O'Donnell...
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September 03, 2018 - 1:06 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO says an American has been killed in eastern Afghanistan while serving in the multinational mission the military alliance is leading. NATO said in a statement that a second U.S. service member was in stable condition after being wounded during Monday's attack. U.S...
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