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July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

Turkey regains control after deadly anti-Erdogan coup bid

Turkish authorities say they have regained control of the country after thwarting a coup attempt by discontented soldiers to seize power from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that claimed more than...

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death

Afghan Taliban have named a deputy to former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour as their new leader, a spokesman says in a statement, the group's first official confirmation that Mansour was killed...

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

Russian PM Medvedev says new cold war is on

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says “we have slid into a new cold war”, with Nato and some countries describing Moscow as “the worst threat”.

December 24, 2015
December 24, 2015

Afghan forces 'kill Taliban fighters'

A local Taliban commander and 50 fighters have been killed in overnight fighting in the Sangin district of Helmand province, Afghan officials say.

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

Taliban bomb kills six foreign soldiers

A suicide vehicle bomb attack on a patrol near a base at Bagram in eastern Afghanistan kills six foreign soldiers and injured three, Nato says.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Nato says won't send ground troops to fight IS: Report

Nato has ruled out sending ground troops to fight against Islamic State militants in Syria, Nato General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg told a Swiss newspaper, stressing the need to bolster local...

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Nato says won't send ground troops to fight IS: Report

Nato has ruled out sending ground troops to fight against Islamic State militants in Syria, Nato General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg told a Swiss newspaper, stressing the need to bolster local...

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

The Grand Theatre of War

World War I was once thought of as 'the War to End All Wars'. But the hypothesis that “violence can be extinguished with greater violence” has since been thoroughly disproved and should...

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Putin sends air-defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey

In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia said Wednesday it will deploy long-range air defense missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may threaten...

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Audio of ‘warning’ to Russia jet issued

The Turkish military has released an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border.