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Brussels falls to 0-2 in Belgian league play

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:27
The Brussels Brigands fell further down the standings in their inaugural Belgian American Football League season with a 38-18 loss to the Evere Tigers on Saturday.

Vidovic flirts with 300 yards as Hohenfels routs Aviano

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:12
David Vidovic rushed for 297 yards and three touchdowns on just 12 carries Saturday to pace defending DODDS-Europe Division II champion Hohenfels to a comfortable 46-12 win over Aviano.

Vilseck rolls through four-team meet

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:06
It’s only two weeks into the 2014 DODDS European volleyball season, and already Vilseck is looking like a team to beat.

Kurdish fighters head to Syria to fight militants

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:36
Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, as leaders of the ethnic group appealed for international assistance in their battle against the extremists.

Court date set for ex-Army contractor in Fort Knox overbilling scheme

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:28
An initial court date is set for a former federal military contractor charged with writing a federal contract and creating a job with a private company at Fort Knox that ultimately worked to his financial benefit.

Kenya police chief warns residents to be vigilant

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:25
Kenya's police chief asked residents Saturday to be "extra vigilant" of attacks in the week following Sunday's anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack.

Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:20
Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.

Egypt's el-Sissi ready to back fight against Islamic State

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:18
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told The Associated Press on Saturday he is prepared to give whatever support is needed in the fight against the Islamic State group but called for a "comprehensive strategy" to tackle the roots of extremism across the region.

USS Vella Gulf returns to Norfolk after deployment

Navy Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:57
The USS Vella Gulf has returned to its home port in Virginia following a six-month deployment.
Categories: Military Times (US)

NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only'

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:48
NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible for outsiders to determine how many of its troops are operating inside Ukraine.

Military court upholds soldier's rape conviction

Army Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:47
A military appeals court has upheld a Fort Campbell soldier's conviction on two charges of rape by force and his sentence demoting him and granting a dishonorable discharge from the service.
Categories: Military Times (US)

Navy to use more hands-on training in fight against sexual assaults

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:37
When it comes to sexual assault prevention, Navy leaders have gotten the message from their sailors: Enough with the boring PowerPoint presentations.

Ansbach stuns Bitburg in runaway, 50-8

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:32
The first quarter of Saturday’s Bitburg-Ansbach Division II football showdown Saturday ended with the two contenders tied at a touchdown apiece.

Ramstein blanks Patch 45-0 in season opener

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:27
The Ramstein Royals barreled into the 2014 DODDS-Europe Division I football fray Saturday with a dominant 45-0 shutout win over the visiting Patch Panthers.

Vilseck secures sloppy 16-6 win over Lakenheath

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:23
The Vilseck Falcons found a way to overcome a sloppy, fumble-plagued performance Saturday – force the other team into even more miscues.

Naples outlasts SHAPE in heated Division II showdown

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:19
The host Naples Wildcats persevered through nearly 90-degree heat to secure a 20-7 win over visiting Benelux squad SHAPE on Saturday.

Rota dominant again in 47-8 win over Alconbury

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:11
The Rota Admirals, DODDS-Europe only Spain-based program and among its most geographically isolated schools, improved to 2-0 on Saturday with their second consecutive blowout win, a 47-8 win over visiting Alconbury.

Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

Air Force Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:59
Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce
Categories: Military Times (US)

Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:59
Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce
Categories: Military Times (US)

Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

Military Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:59
Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce
Categories: Military Times (US)
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