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Sudan soldier kills 2 on speeding rickshaw during curfew

Sudan soldier kills 2 on speeding rickshaw during curfew

A Sudanese soldier fatally shot the occupants of a tuk-tuk that sped through a military checkpoint in Khartoum during a coronavirus curfew, the army said Sunday.

Sea of meth as Myanmar army smashes three drug labs

Sea of meth as Myanmar army smashes three drug labs

Sacks of heroin and methamphetamine are laid out in endless rows in a remote Myanmar border zone during a rare raid in the heart of Southeast Asia's infamous 'Golden Triangle'.

Algeria starts funeral of army chief Gaid Salah

Algeria starts funeral of army chief Gaid Salah

The funeral of Algeria's powerful army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah got underway Wednesday as his remains arrived at the People's Palace, images broadcast by state TV showed.

France honours 13 soldiers killed in Mali helicopter disaster

France honours 13 soldiers killed in Mali helicopter disaster

Hundreds of people gathered in Paris on Monday to honour 13 soldiers killed while battling jihadist insurgents in Mali, ahead of a national ceremony to mourn a disaster ...

Black boxes from crashed helicopters found in Mali

Black boxes from crashed helicopters found in Mali

The black boxes from two French military helicopters that collided in Mali killing 13 soldiers have been found, a French military spokesman said Wednesday.

UK govt and military covered up war crimes: report

UK govt and military covered up war crimes: report

The UK government and military covered up credible evidence of war crimes by British soldiers against civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to an investigation by the BBC and the Sunday Times.

Russia discovers five Arctic islands uncovered by melting ice

Russia discovers five Arctic islands uncovered by melting ice

Russia's navy said Tuesday it had discovered five new islands revealed by melting glaciers in the remote Arctic.

Putin watches missile launch during nuclear arms drill

Putin watches missile launch during nuclear arms drill

Russian President Vladimir Putin watched Thursday as the country's armed forces tested missiles that can carry thermo-nuclear warheads.

Uganda bans wearing of red beret, the opposition's trademark

Uganda bans wearing of red beret, the opposition's trademark

Uganda on Monday designated the red beret and tunic as official military clothing that could land civilians who wear them in jail, essentially banning the uniform of opposition leader Bobi Wine and his supporters.

DNA to solve mystery of Napoleon's general lost in Russia

DNA to solve mystery of Napoleon's general lost in Russia

Archaeologists are set to unveil the answer to a 200-year-old question over the remains of a French general who died during Napoleon's 1812 campaign in Russia.

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Malta troops arrested for 'cold-blooded' migrant murder

Maltese police have arrested two soldiers for the ‘cold-blooded’ murder of an Ivorian migrant, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Saturday.

Army wants Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office

Army wants Bouteflika to be declared unfit for office

Algeria's army chief of staff called on Tuesday for a constitutional move that would see President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika declared unfit for office, in a rare direct intervention by the military after weeks of protests.