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Israeli soldiers chasing rock throwers kill 15-year-old innocent boy

Israeli soldiers chasing rock throwers opened fire at an uninvolved Palestinian car early Tuesday, killing a 15-year-old boy and injuring four others, officials said.

Fighting in Turkey claims more lives, helicopter crashes

At least six Turkish soldiers and six Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants have been killed in heavy fighting in the south-east of the country, the army said Friday.

3 soldiers killed in south-east Turkey operation against PKK: army

Three Turkish soldiers have been killed and 14 wounded in south-eastern Turkey in what the military called an "armed attack" by the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

Four soldiers killed in roadside bombing in Turkey

Four soldiers were killed and two were injured in a roadside bombing in Mardin province that's being blamed on the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Dogan news agency reported Friday.

Two French soldiers die from injuries after blast in Mali

Two French soldiers died from injuries they sustained in a blast that killed one of their colleagues during an anti-terrorism operation in Mali, the Elysee palace and Defence Ministry said Wednesday.

6 Turkish soldiers killed, dozens wounded in fighting in south-east

Six Turkish soldiers were killed in blasts and fighting in the south-east of the country, the military said Tuesday, amid signs that the violence in the region could intensify.

Two soldiers killed, dozens injured by explosion in south-east Turkey

Two soldiers were killed and 47 people were injured in an explosion overnight in south-eastern Turkey's Diyarbakir province, the country's military said Tuesday.

Five Yemeni soldiers killed in Aden attack claimed by Islamic State

At least five Yemeni soldiers were killed Tuesday in a bomb attack in the government-held southern city of Aden that was claimed by the Islamic State extremist group.

At least five Yemeni soldiers killed in Aden suicide attack

At least five Yemeni soldiers were killed in a suicide attack Tuesday in Yemen’s temporary capital Aden, two days after a UN-brokered truce came into effect, security sources told dpa.

18 troops killed in clash with Muslim rebels in Philippines

Eighteeen soldiers and five Islamist militants were killed in a clash in the southern Philippines, the military said Sunday.

At least 19 government soldiers killed in Yemen ambush

At least 19 government soldiers were Saturday shot dead in an ambush in strife-torn Yemen amid conflicting reports about the identity of the attackers.

Suspected al-Qaeda insurgents kill 19 Yemeni soldiers

Insurgents linked to al-Qaeda on Saturday shot dead 19 government soldiers in an attack in southern Yemen, local residents said.

South Sudan soldiers suffocated more than 60 men to death: Amnesty

South Sudanese government soldiers killed more than 60 men and boys by keeping them in a shipping container until they suffocated and dumped their bodies in an open field, Amnesty International says.

About 100 soldiers from Croatia and neighbouring countries seen off to Afghanistan

Nearly a hundred soldiers from Croatia and neighbouring Atlantic Charter countries were seen off to Afghanistan on Monday to join NATO's Resolute Support mission, the Croatian Ministry of Defence said in a statement.

Slovenia to deploy soldiers to assist police patrols on border with Croatia

Slovenian police controlling the section of the border with Croatia that has not been fenced off will as of next week be joined by several hundred soldiers with partial police powers, the parliamentary defence committee decided on Friday.

Nigerian troops kill 25 militants, free scores of hostages

Nigerian soldiers killed 25 Boko Haram militants and rescued 284 hostages in the north of the country this week, a military spokesman said Wednesday.

10 Indian troops dead in Kashmir avalanche

Ten Indian soldiers missing in an avalanche in Kashmir have died, officials said Friday.

South Sudanese troops accused of suffocating 50 civilians to death

South Sudanese government troops killed 50 civilians by keeping them in a hot container where they suffocated, a commission monitoring the ceasefire between the government and rebels said.

Al-Shabaab claims 100 killed in ongoing attack on Kenyan troops

Islamist al-Shabaab insurgents claimed to have killed some 100 soldiers in an attack on Kenyan peacekeeping troops Sunday in south-western Somalia.

FM: Croatia's engagement in Afghanistan to remain same

Croatia will continue to deploy 84 officers and soldiers and it may reduce its contingent to 70 stoops in the second half of the next year, Pusic told Croatian reporters.

Man kills 2 members of Bosnian army in Sarajevo, commits suicide; PM says Bosnia will protect itself

The killer, identified as Enes Omeragic, opened fire from a machine gun and killed two soldiers who were in a betting booth in the city's neighbourhood of Rajlovac around 8 pm,

Slovenia sends 140 soldiers to frontier with Croatia - media

Although Slovenia did not yet enact amendments to the defence law, some 140 soldiers had been sent to Slovenia's southern frontier on Tuesday afternoon