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US Adriatic Charter army chiefs of staff meet in Split

The 20th conference of the army chiefs of staff of countries - members of the US Adriatic Charter which focuses on stability in Southeast Europe, is being held in Split on Wednesday.

Hundreds more Turkish soldiers sacked following coup attempt

A further 820 Turkish soldiers have been dishonourably discharged from the army, the government in Ankara said, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the country's judges and prosecutors to...

German defence minister wants to keep troops in Turkey despite row

Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said Thursday that Germany wants to keep supporting the US-led campaign against the Islamic State from Turkey's Incirlik air base, but acknowledged there were...

Croatian Armed Forces presented Kiowa Warrior helicopters at Zemunik air base

The Croatian Armed Forces presented five new Kiowa Warrior helicopters at the air base in Zemunik near Zadar on Wednesday, with Defence Minister Josip Buljevic thanking the U.S. government for...

Afghan army free 7 captives from Taliban after highway kidnappings

Security forces freed seven hostages from Taliban fighters hours after the group ambushed two vehicles in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said.

Nigerian army rescues 157 people kidnapped by Boko Haram

Soldiers have rescued 157 adults and children kidnapped by Islamist extremist group Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, an army spokesman said on Wednesday.

President says Croatia needs unified state policy

"Our successes, which are not small, cannot make up for what we need the most now - an accelerated economic development and demographic revival.

Commemorations of 25th anniversary of establishment of Armed Forces start

Twenty-five years ago, the first review of the National Guard Corps (ZNG) was held at the stadium of the football club Zagreb, when the first ZNG brigades, which during the war grew into the Armed...

Syrian army declares partial truce in Damascus, Latakia

The Syrian army is declaring a partial truce in parts of Damascus for 24 hours and in the northern Latakia area for 72 hours, the state-run SANA news agency reports.

Syrian army says it has retaken town near Palmyra from Islamic State

Syrian government forces, backed by Russian warplanes, on Sunday retook full control of a strategic town near the historic city of Palmyra, the Syrian army said.

CMS asks court to assess if laws enabling army to assist police are constitutional

The CMS wants the Constitutional Court to put the amended laws out of force until a final decision is made because it believes that the new legislation could have serious, irreparable consequences...

Syrian army advances on Islamic State-held Palmyra, monitor says

Syrian government forces on Wednesday advanced towards the ancient city of Palmyra, which is under the control of the Islamic State terrorist militia, a monitoring group said. 

Law enabling gov't to send troops to border passed

The Opposition criticised the adoption of the amended legislation without conducting a public debate on the matter.

Minister says army to act exclusively in line with police instructions

The proposed amendments to the State Border Control Act and the Defence Act, adopted by the government on Friday, will enable the army to assist the police in controlling the state border when...

Gov't amends laws to enable army deployment for border protection

The Croatian government on Friday adopted draft amendments to the laws on border control and defence to allow the armed forces to help the police in guarding the frontier when that is necessary...