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Movies on base through Oct. 18

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:14
Times and dates for theaters in Belgium, England, Germany, Greece, Italy and The Netherlands.

Serb minister reaffirms support for convicted war criminal

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 07:44
Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin has praised former Gen. Vladimir Lazarevic, who was sentenced to 14 years in prison by a U.N. war crimes tribunal for atrocities committed by Serb troops in Kosovo.

Proxy war over Iran nuclear agreement divides US, Europe at UN

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 07:29
While both sides want to criticize Iran on human rights, they disagree over how far to go and whether to give President Hassan Rouhani some credit.

Review: Jackie Chan gets his 'Taken' moment with 'The Foreigner'

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 07:21
Legendary action star and martial arts maestro Jackie Chan gets his "Taken" moment with the terrorism thriller "The Foreigner," written by David Marconi, directed by frequent Bond director Martin Campbell.

Review: 'Happy Death Day' is a smart take on horror genre

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 07:16
"Happy Death Day," the story of a woman who's caught in an endless loop of her own death, follows in the footsteps of "Get Out" by taking familiar elements from the horror genre but delivering the scares with more wit, wisdom and wonder.

Paris plans to ban gas-powered cars in city by 2030

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 06:47
The noise of car engines enveloping the streets of the French capital might in the future become a memory for Paris pedestrians.

Lethal roadside bomb that killed scores of US troops reappears in Iraq

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 05:56
A roadside bomb that killed an American soldier in Iraq earlier this month was of a particularly lethal design not seen in six years, and its reappearance on the battlefield suggests that U.S. troops could again be facing a threat that bedeviled them at the height of the insurgency here, U.S. military officials said.

Turkish, US officials plan meeting to resolve visa spat

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 05:45
U.S. and Turkish officials will meet in the coming days to try to defuse a diplomatic crisis over Turkey's arrest of some U.S. citizens and local consular workers, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said.

Experts urge close German-US relations despite Trump

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:50
Several prominent German foreign policy experts are urging the incoming German government not to turn away from the United States despite U.S. President Donald Trump's unilateral "America first" stance.

Germany to extend some border controls for another 6 months

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:45
The German government says it will extend passport controls along some of its national borders for another six months starting in November.

Trump threatens NBC but experts see no real risk to licenses

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/12/2017 - 02:43
President Donald Trump is threatening NBC's broadcast licenses because he's not happy with how its news division has covered him. But experts say his threats aren't likely to lead to any action.

Schedule change will cause some Korea teams to miss district play

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:01
In any other year, DODEA-Korea’s cross country, volleyball and tennis teams would have district tournaments to prepare for Far East tournaments.

Daegu, Humphrey to get a feel for each other before title game

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:01
It’s rare that two teams get a chance to see each other two weeks before they likely play each other for Far East Division II football’s top prize.

Friday night games will help define D-I playoff picture

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:01
While it’s a fall fixture in the United States, Friday night football isn’t as common in Europe. Lengthy travel times and a shortage of the lights that make those Friday nights possible shift most DODEA-Europe gridiron action to Saturday afternoons.

Marines launch AAVs from Philippine ship during Kamandag drills

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 23:00
The tracked amphibious landing vehicles, known as AAVs, launched seven times between Oct. 2-9 from the BRP Tarlac, one of the Philippines’ two new landing platform dock ships.

Pair of medics will represent Fort Bliss at Armywide competition

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 22:50
Two young noncommissioned officers from Fort Bliss will get a chance to show off their medic skills and compete against the best from across the Army later this month.

Fort Story soldier sentenced to prison for role in fatal drag race on post

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 21:19
Jonathan B. Richard, 22, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for his role in a fatal drag race on Joint Expeditionary Base Fort Story.

Their families are suffering in Puerto Rico; the Army needs them in Alaska

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 19:46
The devastation in Puerto Rico and lack of information from family has proved stressful and distracting to members of the Puerto Rico National Guard posted to Fort Greely.

Facebook exec meets with lawmakers amid Russia probe

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 19:12
Wednesday's meetings are ahead of a Nov. 1 House Intelligence Committee hearing at which Facebook, Twitter and Google are expected to testify.
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