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US sends mixed message to Myanmar military

US sends mixed message to Myanmar military

Dec 12, – Congress, acting at the administration’s request, is expected to allow U.S. training in some noncombat activities for the military in Myanmar, also known as Burma. This would be part of a sweeping defense policy bill slated to pass Friday. Human rights advocates and some lawmakers say the United States is sending the […]

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Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Aug 29, – Putin’s statement came several hours after Ukraine accused Russia of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers accused Moscow of lying about its role and dangerously escalating the conflict. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by […]

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US drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader

US drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader

Nov 02, – Mehsud, who was on U.S. most-wanted terrorist lists with a $5 million bounty, is believed to have been behind a deadly suicide attack at a CIA base in Afghanistan, a failed car bombing in New York’s Times Square and other brazen assaults in Pakistan that killed thousands of civilians and security forces. […]

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