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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.
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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.
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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
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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)

Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

Army 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

Navy 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)

National Guard to resume September training

Military Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:53
September weekend drills for Army National Guard soldiers are back on track after a $101 million shortfall forced multiple states to postpone their training.
Categories: Military Times (US)

National Guard to resume September training

Army Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:53
September weekend drills for Army National Guard soldiers are back on track after a $101 million shortfall forced multiple states to postpone their training.
Categories: Military Times (US)

France strikes IS depot in Iraq

Air Force Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:52
Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said.
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