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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen.
7 hrs ago | Air Force Times
Special Operations Command has signed a contract worth up to $187 million for the purchase of more Carl Gustav recoilless rifles and ammunition from Swedish defense firm Saab.
12 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany
Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.
16 hrs ago | WHAS11
A senior Pakistani militant figure says he and several of his associates have split from the Pakistani Taliban and formed their own group, inspired by the Afghan Taliban and their fight against U.S. troops in neighboring Afghanistan.
16 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
In this photo by Dar Yasin, a Muslim in Indian-ruled Kashmir is hugged by her relative before leaving on the hajj to Mecca.
18 hrs ago | CNN
A giant panda intended to be the star of the first ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role -- after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all, Chinese state media reported.
19 hrs ago | Channel3000
The fight is said to have lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India.
20 hrs ago | The Washington Post
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea is saying the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a "graveyard of human rights."
21 hrs ago | The Republic
Century-old shop houses, twisting alleyways and temples scented with incense still pulsate with the pursuit of old trades and time-honored rituals of families who have lived in Bangkok's Chinatown for generations.
Ukrainian security services on Monday released video footage purporting to show Russian servicemen who were captured by Ukrainian government forces while fighting alongside pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine.
Yemeni security officials say that two prisoners held at a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan have been handed over to Yemen.
Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.
China's air force said it deployed an armed drone to multinational anti-terrorism drills on Tuesday, underscoring the country's rapid progress in developing unmanned aerial vehicles.
China's state-run media warned Washington on Monday that Beijing could treat its surveillance flights as an "act of hostility", after accusations a Chinese fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US military aircraft.
Georgia's Russian-backed breakaway province of Abkhazia elected opposition leader Raul Khadzhimba as president on Sunday, the head of the region's election commission said.
Fort Hood officials say a soldier stationed at the Central Texas post has died of injuries suffered in a noncombat-related incident in Afghanistan.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 09:04 pm
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