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Bomber kills 61 Iraqis in recruitment drive (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

BAGHDAD – Young men from some of Iraq’s poorest areas waited all night outside an army recruitment center, only to become easy prey Tuesday for
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Baghdad suicide bomb hits army recruits, kills 60 (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

BAGHDAD – A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in an attack officials
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China military gaining on Taiwan, aiming beyond: US

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

China is working on the longer-range precision missile, but probably needs more work on the technical infrastructure to put the weapon into use, an official who helped draft the report said on condition of anonymity. Japan and Vietnam, which both have historic tensions with China, have reported rising incidents with China’s military in recent months.
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Underneath Lebanon, Israel sees hidden battlefield (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By worldnews

MOUNT ADIR, Israel – With tensions mounting along their shared border, Israel’s military says Hezbollah is moving fighters and weapons into the villages of south
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Gay rights group sues to block ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ discharge of Idaho aviator

Aug 11th, 2010 | By usnews

BOISE, Idaho –  A gay rights group wants a federal court in Idaho to block the U.S. Air Force from discharging an aviator under the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that bars openly gay and lesbian military members from service. Servicemembers Legal Defense Network filed its lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in Boise, asking for
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Venezuelan ex-general accused of revealing secrets (AP)

Aug 11th, 2010 | By worldnews

CARACAS, Venezuela – A former Venezuelan army general who has denounced growing involvement by Cuban troops in President Hugo Chavez’s military appeared before prosecutors Wednesday
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A Marine’s Suicide Brings The Battle Home

Aug 10th, 2010 | By admin

A U.S. Army study released Thursday says it suffered a record number of soldier suicides last year, pointing to a military that has been stretched thin by wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | WordPress Auto Translator

S.Korean military in war against foul language

Aug 5th, 2010 | By admin

SEOUL (AFP) — Apart from keeping a wary eye on North Korea, South Korea’s military is planning a new campaign — against the use of foul language by young soldiers. A defence ministry spokesman confirmed on Thursday reports by Yonhap news agency of the campaign against cursing. Yonhap said Defence Minister Kim Tae-Young, at a
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Lebanon, Israel clash near border; at least 4 dead (AP)

Aug 3rd, 2010 | By worldnews

ADEISSEH, Lebanon – Lebanese and Israeli troops exchanged fire Tuesday in a fierce border battle that killed a senior Israeli officer, two Lebanese soldiers and
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Dog comes home from Iraq suffering what military suspects is PTSD, but is now on mend

Aug 3rd, 2010 | By usnews

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. Gina was a playful 2-year-old German shepherd when she went to Iraq as a highly trained bomb-sniffing dog with the military, conducting door-to-door searches and witnessing all sorts of noisy explosions. She returned home to Colorado cowering and fearful. When her handlers tried to take her into a building, she
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