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NATO chief in talks with Germany, Turkey over Incirlik air base spat

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 14:02
The chief of NATO says he's in touch with both Germany and Turkey regarding their latest dispute over visiting rights to a Turkish air base where German soldiers are stationed.

Syria's third largest city Homs clear of opposition

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 13:22
Syria's government announced Sunday the country's third largest city Homs— once named the capital of the revolt against President Bashar Assad— had been cleared of armed opposition for the first time in more than five years. The announcement follows the completion of the evacuation of the last rebel-held neighborhood.

German woman, Afghan guard killed in Kabul guest house attack

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:01
An unidentified German woman and an Afghan guard were killed at a guest house in the Afghan capital when insurgents stormed the premises late Saturday night, police said. An unidentified Finnish woman was also reported missing and possibly kidnapped after the attack.

US refuses to add sailors' names to Vietnam Memorial

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 08:03
The USS Frank E. Evans was participating in a nighttime training exercise in the South China Sea when it turned into the path of an Australian aircraft carrier and was split in half.

Suicide attack in Syria's insurgent stronghold kills 5

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 07:44
Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least five Ahrar al-Sham members were killed in the village of Tal Touqan and expected the death toll to rise.

N. Korea test-fires another missile a week after previous launch

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 05:36
The medium-range missile was launched eastward from the vicinity of Pukchang, northeast of the capital Pyongyang, the U.S. Pacific Command said.

Hamas sentences 3 to death for killing of senior commander

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 05:26
The mysterious killing of Mazen Faqha in March dealt a blow to Hamas, which has prided itself on setting up a security system immune to Israeli intelligence.

Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad area, kill 13

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 04:48
Nigerian troops fought Boko Haram in the Lake Chad area on Saturday, killing 13 of the Islamic extremists and arresting 10 others, including six women believed to have helped smuggle supplies to the insurgents, an army spokesman said.

Afghan official: 20 forces killed in coordinated attacks

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 04:27
Also on Sunday, authorities said a German woman and an Afghan security guard were killed and a Finnish woman kidnapped from a Kabul guesthouse overnight.

Big day for Big Mamie: Battleship marks 75th anniversary

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 03:30
The Massachusetts was built between July of 1939 and October of 1941. The ship went out to sea trials in May of 1942. Just six months later, the ship steamed into Casablanca Harbor and won its first battle.

2 suspected Islamic State extremists killed in Turkey raid

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 03:21
Ankara's governor told the Anadolu news agency Sunday the suspects may have been planning an attack on Turkey's capital.

Goodfellow AFB hosts Operation Kids

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 03:18
The event has been hosted by the base for several years and was expanded last year to include children in the community with no military connection so they can try to have a better appreciation of the military,

Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 02:48
U.S. Rep. Al Green held a town hall meeting and played recordings of several threatening voicemails left at his offices in Houston and Washington, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Bahrain gives Shiite cleric 1-year suspended sentence

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 02:05
Sheikh Isa Qassim had faced money laundering charges and allegations he fueled extremism amid a major crackdown on dissent in the Sunni-ruled kingdom.

Kadena stays unbeaten in military football play

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 01:05
Kadena has outscored opponents 96-6 this season and has not allowed an offensive touchdown.

Police: Gunmen kill 6 policemen in attacks in Pakistan

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 01:03
Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for one attack. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claimed responsibility for a second one.

Pacific ministers commit to move ahead with pact without US

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 01:00
The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam committed Sunday to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out.

Navy responds to first 50 layoffs of 300 at BAE Systems

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 00:54
BAE Systems Norfolk shipyard laid off more than 50 workers on Friday, the first of an estimated 300 or so workers to be let go by the end of June.

Honoring sons, daughters left behind in Europe

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 23:02
For years after her infant son died, Mary Petyo couldn’t talk about him. Michael John Petyo died in 1958, two days after he was born prematurely at the Army hospital in Landstuhl.

5th Fleet commander visits historic hospital in Bahrain

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 23:01
The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command toured the American Mission Hospital in Bahrain on Sunday, a visit that coincided with President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia.