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Latest War_Conflict Items
In coming weeks, an international confrontation is likely to occur among the United States, the European Union, and Russia over an issue most Americans have long since forgotten: Kosovo, where a few hundred Americans remain deployed as part of a NATO force protecting a shaky interim peace that ended the 1999 U.S.-led intervention.
(AP) Police in Barcelona have charged a Northern Virginia man with public disorder and illegal demonstration for what they characterize as an instigating role in a protest that got out of control.
FORT MEADE, Md. — A military judge this morning dismissed two of the most serious charges against the only officer charged with abusing Abu Ghraib prisoners in Iraq after a general who investigated the scandal acknowledged he had not read the defendant his rights.
PISCO, Peru (AP) — Soldiers headed yesterday to stretches of a highway plagued by looting near this southern fishing city, trying to restore order in an area devastated first by a magnitude-8 earthquake and now beset by what the government called "highway robbers."
LONDON — In a hangar at an airfield 24 miles southeast of Moscow, technicians yesterday were checking over the latest additions to the burgeoning military arsenal that a resurgent Russia hopes can restore its status as a major world power.
War may be hell, but Nicholas Kulish sees the humor in it. His satire "Last One In" tells the story of Jimmy Stephens, a gossip columnist who ends up covering the Iraq war for the New York Daily Herald.
Horn of Africa
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Four armed assailants kidnapped a German aid worker dining with her husband at a restaurant in Kabul in a brazen midday attack, as the Taliban said negotiations for the release of 19 remaining South Korean hostages have failed.
The U.S. military is planning "quick-strike raids" aimed at smashing al Qaeda strongholds in the country before bringing some of the forces from the troop buildup home, the No. 2 U.S. commander in Iraq said yesterday.