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Explosion occurred during military research – Iran

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A massive explosion that killed 17 troops including an officer regarded as the architect of Iran's missile defences last week took place...

About 6,000 troops to guard 2012 London Olympics

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More than 6,000 off-duty British troops look set to bolster security at London's Olympic venues next summer, a source said as planning...

Friday protests seen test of Syrian deal with League

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Syrian troops' response to anti-government protests after prayers will be a litmus test of the president's agreement with the Arab League to...

Somali government says no agreement on Kenyan troops

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Somalia said it had not agreed with Kenya for its troops to enter the south of the Horn of Africa nation to...

Iraq rounds up Baathists ahead of US pullout

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Iraq has arrested at least 240 former members of Saddam Hussein's banned Baath Party and ex-military officers over what some senior officials...

Serbs stop NATO removing roadblocks in north Kosovo

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Hundreds of Kosovo Serbs prevented NATO troops in Kosovo from removing roadblocks on roads to two contested border crossings between the country's...

PKK kills 24 Turkish troops, Ankara hits back

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Turkey launched air and ground assaults on Kurdish militants in Iraq, vowing to exact "great revenge" after 24 Turkish soldiers were killed...

Pro-Assad forces regain rebel Syrian town – agency

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Syrian troops regained control of the central town of Rastan, the official news agency said after the most prolonged fighting between the...

Protesters demand ICC probe into Guinea killings

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A group of West Africans urged the world's top war crimes court to investigate the killing of more than 150 people during...

Somali troops retake town after rebel raid

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Somali troops have regained control of the southern town of Elwaq a day after Islamist rebels raided the border post in an...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...