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More troops killed in Kashmir stand-off

Another three soldiers have been killed in a stand-off with militants near Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir, military officials say. Two other soldiers and a civilian were killed in violence on Saturday. The stand-off began when up to four attackers ambushed a military convoy before taking refuge in a training institute. A new exchange of gunfire began on Sunday morning as ...

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U.S. troops in Ebola fight will return home

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) — The majority of U.S. troops in West Africa, assisting in containing the Ebola epidemic, will be home by Apr. 30, the White House announced. Latest News – UPI.com

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Pro-Somalia troops secure last al-Shabab bastion

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Officials in Somalia say African Union and Somali troops seized the last major stronghold held by the Islamic militant group al-Shabab. The African Union said Sunday the capture of Barawe, a coastal town 220 kilometers (135 miles) southwest of Mogadishu, was a significant victory because al-Shabab had used its port to bring in arms and fighters ...

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Pro-Russian troops takeover Crimean borders, ferry

Unidentified gunmen stand outside entrance to the General Staff Headquarters of the Ukrainian Navy in Sevastopol, Ukraine, Monday, March 3, 2014. Pro-Russian soldiers seem to further cement their control over the strategic region, that also houses the Russian Black Sea Fleet, by seizing a ferry terminal in the Ukrainian city of Kerch about 20 kilometers (12 miles) by boat to ...

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