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April 22, 2017 - 12:28 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A Russian soldier serving at a base in Armenia has been killed in a knife attack. Regional prosecutor Karen Gabrielian said the soldier was attacked Saturday at a store near the military base in the city of Gyumri. Local news reports said a suspect has been arrested. Russia'...
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In this Thursday, April 20, 2017 photo, South Korean army soldiers walk to take their trains at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 21, 2017 - 1:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. Military investigators looking into the...
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April 20, 2017 - 8:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A watchdog group says South Korea's army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. Military investigators looking into the...
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European Council President Donald Tusk tells reporters the case in which he was questioned for over eight hours as a witness in Warsaw, Poland, is of highly political character, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The investigation deals with alleged secret illegal contacts between Polish and Russian intelligence officials at a time when Tusk was Poland's prime minister from 2007-2014. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
April 19, 2017 - 2:42 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk spent more than eight hours behind closed doors Wednesday being questioned by Polish prosecutors, emerging from the proceedings to say the case in which he appeared as a witness is of a "highly political character." Military prosecutors...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a town hall with business leaders in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington. The Trump administration will move forward with the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram Islamic extremists despite concerns over abuses committed by the African nation’s security forces, according to U.S. officials. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
April 10, 2017 - 11:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will move forward with the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram Islamic extremists despite concerns over abuses committed by the African nation's security forces, according to U.S. officials. Congress is expected to...
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, walks with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to a lunch with President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2017 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's chief of staff says Congress is committing professional malpractice by failing to pass a defense spending bill for the current fiscal year. Gen. Mark Milley and the chiefs of the other military services are testifying Wednesday before the House Armed Services Committee...
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Supporters of former President Park Geun-hye hold national flags during a rally at downtown Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Thousands of supporters of arrested former President Park gather in South Korea's capital on Saturday to call for her release. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 01, 2017 - 3:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Waving the national flag, the U.S. stars and stripes and shouting military-style slogans, tens of thousands of supporters of arrested former South Korean President Park Geun-hye rallied Saturday for her to be released from detention on corruption allegations. Park was...
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Supporters of former President Park Geun-hye hold national flags during a rally at downtown Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 1, 2017. Thousands of supporters of arrested former President Park gather in South Korea's capital on Saturday to call for her release. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 01, 2017 - 3:07 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Waving the national flag, the U.S. stars and stripes and shouting military-style slogans, tens of thousands of supporters of arrested former South Korean President Park Geun-hye rallied Saturday for her to be released from detention on corruption allegations. Park was...
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March 31, 2017 - 9:33 am
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful car bomb exploded near a minority Shiite Muslim place of worship in the northwest town of Parachinar on Friday, killing at least 24 people and wounding over 70 others, officials said. Mushtaq Ghani, a spokesman for the provincial government, said the attack took...
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March 30, 2017 - 1:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for Air Force secretary came under scrutiny Thursday as Democrats questioned her work as a defense industry consultant and a conversation she had a decade ago with a federal prosecutor during a corruption probe. During her confirmation hearing...
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