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Ukraine calls on Russia to negotiate end to war in east

Stars & Stripes - 41 min 24 sec ago
Ukraine's foreign minister is calling on Russia to come to "real negotiations" about a cease-fire and stabilization in Ukraine's war-torn east which will require fair elections that are internationally monitored.

82nd soldiers lend a hand at Second Harvest Food Bank in NC

Stars & Stripes - 47 min 24 sec ago
It didn't take long for a group of soldiers from Fort Bragg's 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Unit, 3rd Brigade Combat Team to come up with an efficient method Thursday morning.

Renovated and expanded National Guard facility opens in Maryland

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 10 min ago
Although it has been in use for two months, the official opening of the Maj. Gen. Henry C. Evans Readiness Center in Westminster comes today, when the Maryland National Guard dedicates the renovated and expanded facility on a 10-acre location on Hahn Road.

Navy's top doc addresses newest undersea medical professionals

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 17 min ago
The Navy's top doctor addressed the graduating class of the Naval Undersea Medical Institute Friday, and explained to the audience that the medical support for a submarine's crew is the responsibility of "several people."

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 27 min ago
A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts.

Putin puts Crimean site under federal control after scandal

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 10 min ago
Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Saturday placed a major archaeological site in Crimea, which he has hailed as the country's most sacred spiritual symbol, under federal control following turmoil over the appointment of its director.

Iraqi Kurds ask Kurdish Workers Party to 'withdraw'

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 13 min ago
Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdish Worker's Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory Saturday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish airstrikes targeting the group.

Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 17 min ago
Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency - his fellow Democrats in Congress.

Families face 10th anniversary of Ohio Marine deaths

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 46 min ago
Some people look surprised and tell him they just can't believe it's been 10 years already. For Keith Wightman, time hasn't passed quickly at all.

UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 9 min ago
Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police confirmed Saturday.

Highly active volcano erupts on Reunion amid media frenzy

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 35 min ago
Journalists arriving this week to the Indian Ocean island Reunion to report about the discovery of a jet wing fragment were met with another spectacular sight: the eruption of one of the Earth's most active volcanoes.

Photos of the week: Air Force

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 9 min ago
Our staff-selected photos of the week of the Air Force in action.

New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 22 min ago
Audio message purportedly from Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor also included comments about peace talks, though it wasn't immediately clear whether he supported them or not.

Man lost at sea when torpedoes sunk USS Indianapolis is not forgotten

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 30 min ago
Almost 900 sailors who died in the July 1945 torpedo sinking of the USS Indianapolis, four days after it delivered key parts of two atomic bombs that would be dropped on Japan.

Revolutionary War landmark fights on for survival

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 37 min ago
Subsisting on a roughly $20,000 annual budget, the Moland House has adapted by bringing in school groups, Boy Scouts, and archaeologists who have dug up items on the site -- such as the first minted American cent and military belt buckles.

Exiled Yemen prime minister returns to war-torn city of Aden

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 45 min ago
A Yemeni official says Bahah will chair a Cabinet meeting later Saturday that will be attended by seven other government ministers already in Aden.

Syrian rebel group leaves their HQ after clash with al-Qaida

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 56 min ago
Members of the Division 30 faction reportedly fled to a nearby area controlled by a Syrian Kurdish militia.

Top Russian, US and Saudi diplomats to meet in Qatar

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 33 min ago
Sergey Lavrov will confer with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Saudi Foreign Minister Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir during his two-day trip to Doha.

Iraqi Kurds ask Kurdish Workers Party to 'withdraw'

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 56 min ago
The statement also condemned Turkey for bombing civilians, following reports that civilian homes were damaged in airstrikes in northwestern Iraq.

UN says at least 1,332 Iraqis killed by violence in July

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 58 min ago
At least 844 civilians were among the dead, while 488 members of Iraqi security forces and pro-government militias fighting the Islamic State group were killed.
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