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Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya

SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Hundreds of Buddhists in Myanmar tried to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, with a witness saying protesters threw petrol bombs before police dispersed them by firing into the air.

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South Korea’s Leader Will Be Odd Man Out in Meeting With Trump and Shinzo Abe

As he meets President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, President Moon Jae-in appears isolated in opposing military options against North Korea.

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Hindus fleeing Myanmar violence hope for shelter in Modi's India

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Caught in the crossfire between Myanmar's military and Rohingya insurgents, hundreds of Hindus who have fled to Bangladesh are placing their hopes on the Hindu nationalist government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in neighboring India.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going "soft" on military

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.

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The last thing we need is a July 4th military parade

Inspired by his attendance at this year's Bastille Day parade in Paris, President Trump has apparently decided we need a similar military parade here in Washington of the Fourth of July.

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US Military surgeons in Afghanistan treat civilian injuries

(Reuters Health) - At U.S. military facilities in Afghanistan, roughly half of the surgeries done for local civilians during more than a decade of war have been for non-combat injuries and health problems, a recent study suggests.

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Macron calls on Trump to honor Iran nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron firmly rejected any military solution to the North Korean crisis and warned against scrapping the nuclear agreement with Iran, in an exclusive interview Tuesday with CNN.

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Turkish warplanes kill three Kurdish militants in northern Iraq: army

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq on Tuesday, killing three militants, the military said, as part of a widening campaign against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine but silent on army role

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address U.N. accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the military.

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Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: media

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A military helicopter on a rural training exercise in western Russia mistakenly fired rockets at a group of parked vehicles, knocking at least one person to the ground, footage posted by Russian news sites and on social media showed.

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Israel says shoots down drone over Golan Heights frontier with Syria

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel shot down a pilotless aircraft that tried to enter its airspace at its Golan Heights frontier with Syria on Tuesday, the Israeli military said.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi condemns abuses in Rakhine, but rights groups critical

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi condemned on Tuesday human rights violations in Rakhine state and said violators would be brought to book, but she did not address U.N. accusations of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the military.

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Trump, on transgender ban, your generals are right

In July, President Donald Trump tweeted that the government "will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military."

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Mattis Leaves the Door Open to Military Options in North Korea

The defense secretary also said the United States had not shot down any missiles so far because they did not directly threaten American territory or allies.

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Trump Envisions a Parade Showing Off American Military Might

At a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France at the United Nations, Mr. Trump said he got the idea after watching the Bastille Day parade.

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Trump praises Macron, considers July 4 military parade like one he saw in Paris

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, offering more words of praise for French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said on Monday he was considering staging a July 4 U.S. military parade in Washington inspired by the one he saw as Macron's guest in Paris.

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Senate backs massive increase in military spending

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed its version of a $700 billion defense policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump's desire for a bigger, stronger military but setting the stage for a battle over government spending levels later this year.

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Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted on Monday about the existence of military options on North Korea that might spare Seoul from a brutal counterattack but declined to say what kind of options he was talking about or whether they involved the use of lethal force.

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Inspired by French, Trump considering July 4 military parade in Washington

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday he was considering staging a U.S. military parade in Washington on the July 4 Independence Day holiday, inspired by the parade he saw on Bastille Day in Paris.

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CitiFinancial pays $907,000 for repossessing U.S. military servicemembers’ vehicles

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - CitiFinancial Credit Co, a unit of Citigroup Inc, has agreed to pay $907,000 to resolve allegations that it illegally repossessed 164 cars owned by U.S. military servicemembers without first obtaining the required court orders, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

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Putin keeps a close eye on Russian war games

Vladimir Putin has made an appearance at the Zapad 2017 war games - Russia's large-scale military exercises.

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Syria's Deir al-Zor air base working again: state media, monitors

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Deir al-Zor military airport in eastern Syria, which the Syrian army recaptured this month from Islamic State, began functioning again on Monday for the first time in nearly a year, Syrian state media and a monitoring group said.

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Putin to watch parachute drop, part of war games that have rattled West

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin arrived at a remote army training ground on Monday to watch a military parachute drop, part of Russia's biggest war games since 2013 that have the West looking on nervously.

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Despite Outrage Over Rohingya Crisis, Few Call for Sanctions on Myanmar

Under military rule, Myanmar was one of the most sanctioned countries in the world. A return to such isolation seems unlikely, despite the violence against a minority Muslim group.

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Rohingya refugees tell of new violence; call for Myanmar sanctions

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Rohingya Muslims fleeing a Myanmar military offensive arrived in Bangladesh on Monday with fresh accounts of violence and arson as a rights group called for sanctions and an arms embargo to stop what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing.

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Turkey holds military drill on Iraqi border before Kurdish vote: army

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish armed forces carried out military exercises at the Iraqi border on Monday, the army said, a week ahead of a referendum on Kurdish independence in northern Iraq which Turkey wants canceled.

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Korean peninsula draws range of military drills in show of force against North Korea

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises on Monday ahead of a U.N. General Assembly meeting this week where North Korea's nuclear threat is likely to loom large.

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Rights group urges new Myanmar sanctions over Rohingya crisis

YANGON (Reuters) - A rights group has called for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo against the Myanmar military in response to an offensive that has sent 410,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh to escape what the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing.

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Chinese space official promoted as part of military reshuffle

BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese space official and military officer has been promoted to run the People's Liberation Army's key equipment development department, the military said on Monday, part of a reshuffle ahead of next month's Communist Party congress.

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Clash between military and suspected gang leaves nine dead in southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican military fought back against an armed attack in the violent southwestern state of Guerrero on Saturday night, leaving eight suspected gang members and one soldier dead, authorities said on Sunday.

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Week of clashes in eastern Ethiopia kill 50, displace 50,000: officials

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Clashes along the border of Ethiopia's Oromiya and Somali regions have displaced around 50,000 people, a senior regional official said on Sunday, in violence that has prompted the government to send the military in.

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Syrian army and allies close in on Islamic State in Deir al-Zor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops seized a suburb of the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Sunday, tightening the noose around Islamic State, a Syrian military source said.

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Syrian army, allies close in on Islamic State in Deir al-Zor

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian troops seized a suburb of the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Sunday, tightening the noose around Islamic State militants, a military source said.

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North Korean defectors in US torn over tensions

As North Korea continues to boast of its military power with missile launches and bomb tests, resettled defectors from the totalitarian nation are torn: Some hope for an end to the vocal hostilities between North Korea and the United States, while others wish the tense rhetoric would result in military action against the regime of Kim Jong Un.

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Transgender service members can re-enlist, Pentagon says

Transgender members of the military will be able to re-enlist for service while President Donald Trump's directive barring transgender recruits is under review, the Pentagon has confirmed.

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Kim Jong-un of North Korea Vows ‘Equilibrium’ With U.S. Military

The leader of North Korea said he was nearing his goal of military “equilibrium” with the United States and predicted that Washington would soon “dare not talk about a military option.”

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Pro-Damascus alliance declares Syria offensive near Iraq border

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A military alliance fighting together with the Syrian army said it launched an assault in the east of the country on Saturday to drive Islamic State militants from the border with Iraq.

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Rights groups accuse Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' in Rohingya crackdown

A day after Amnesty International accused Myanmar's military of deliberately torching Muslim-minority Rohingya villages near the Bangladesh border in a campaign of "ethnic cleansing," another rights group is leveling the same charge.

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Pakistan army pushed political role for militant-linked groups

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A new Pakistani political party controlled by an Islamist with a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head is backing a candidate in a by-election on Sunday, in what a former senior army officer says is a key step in a military-proposed plan to mainstream militant groups.

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Fast Track to Citizenship Is Cut Off for Some Military Recruits

The recruits had signed up for a program to attract immigrants with certain language and other skills that are in short supply into the armed forces.

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North Korea says seeking military 'equilibrium' with U.S.

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea said on Saturday it aims to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States, which earlier signaled its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month.

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After new North Korea missile test, U.S. says has military options

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had military options to deal with North Korea, signaling its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean for the second time in under a month.

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McMaster on North Korea: 'There is a military option'

Multiple top Trump advisers said Friday there are military options available for dealing with the North Korea crisis, despite some experts saying that there are no good options for the region.

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Exclusive: Canada sought to resolve Boeing military, trade disputes at meeting - sources

OTTAWA/MONTREAL (Reuters) - Canada last month attempted to end a deepening dispute with Boeing Co by suggesting it could withdraw a threat not to buy Super Hornet jets if the U.S. firm dropped a trade challenge against Canadian planemaker Bombardier Inc , three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

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In Mexico visit, Trump's defense chief talks trust, respect

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Distancing himself from political tensions over issues like the border wall, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he aimed to build trust and show respect for Mexico during a trip there on Friday that sought to buttress still resilient military ties between the two countries.

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Russia flexes its military muscle in Syria

CNN's Fredrick Pleitgen reports from on board a Russian frigate for a demonstration to the world of the major role they are playing in the fight against ISIS.

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Trump Signals He Will Choose Approach on Iran That Preserves Nuclear Deal

The president, who did not take action that could have scrapped the nuclear deal, is moving toward using military and economic leverage to push back on Iran.

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Army soldier killed, seven injured in training in North Carolina

(Reuters) - A U.S. Army Special Forces soldier was killed and seven other service members were injured during a training exercise on Thursday at the U.S. Army base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the military said.

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North Korea fires missile from Pyongyang toward the east: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea early on Friday fired an unidentified missile eastward from the Sunan district in its capital, Pyongyang, South Korea's military said.

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Ex-Air China employee wins dismissal of U.S. smuggling charge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Air China Ltd employee linked to a high-profile U.N. corruption case has won dismissal of a U.S. charge that she helped Chinese military personnel smuggle packages out of the United States, though she still faces other charges.

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Army Special Operations soldiers injured in training in North Carolina

(Reuters) - Eight soldiers were injured during a training exercise at the U.S. Army base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Thursday, the military said in a statement.

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US citizen fighting for ISIS is captured

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have detained a US citizen who had been fighting with ISIS in Syria, a US military official told CNN Thursday.

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U.S.-backed forces not planning on entering Deir al-Zor city

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias fighting Islamic State are not planning to enter the city of Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria, a U.S. military spokesman said on Thursday, reducing the chances of the American allies coming face to face with Syrian government forces.

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Russia begins huge military drills

Thousands of Russian troops are taking part in "Zapad 2017" military drills in western Russia and Belarus, causing some concern for Western neighbors.

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Kremlin accuses West of 'whipping up hysteria' over Russian war games

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused the West on Thursday of "whipping up hysteria" over large-scale military exercises currently underway in eastern Europe and denied charges that they were being conducted with a lack of transparency.

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Soldiers on Europe's streets dent NATO's defense edge

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The use of armed soldiers to patrol alongside pavement cafes and selfie-snapping tourists in European cities since jihadi attacks risks compromising deployments overseas, military leaders say.

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UPDATE 6-Trump bars Chinese-backed firm from buying U.S. chipmaker Lattice

Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose takeover deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of the largest attempted by a Chinese-backed firm in the U.S. microchip sector and was the first announced deal fo

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Under Trump, future of U.S. nuclear arsenal slowly taking shape

JULIETT-01 MISSILE ALERT FACILITY (Reuters) - About 70 feet (21 m) below ground, in a shielded military capsule that can launch nuclear missiles, 23-year-old 2nd Lieutenant Tia Hewuse is concerned that Americans have the mistaken impression that her mission is a gloomy one.

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Mnuchin Inquired About Using Government Plane for His Honeymoon

The Treasury Department said that it had inquired about the use of a military plane for the Treasury secretary’s honeymoon so that the secretary would have access to secure communications when he was abroad.

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Opinion: Russian war games could be prelude to invasion

Over the past several months, Western defense ministries and militaries have expressed anxiety over the large-scale Russian military exercise known as "Zapad," or "West," slated to begin in mid-September and to engage virtually every element of Russian forces. In late July, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of US Army Europe, warned that NATO allies fear "Zapad 17" could be a Russian "Trojan horse."

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UPDATE 4-Trump bars Chinese-backed firm from buying U.S. chipmaker Lattice

Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose takeover deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3-billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of the largest attempted by a Chinese-backed firm in the U.S. microchip sector and was the first announced deal fo

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Trump bars Chinese-backed firm from buying U.S. chipmaker Lattice

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose takeover deals that involve technologies with potential military applications.

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UPDATE 3-Trump bars Chinese-backed firm from buying U.S. chipmaker Lattice

Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose takeover deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3-billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of the largest attempted by a Chinese-backed firm in the U.S. microchip sector and was the first announced deal fo

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Trump bars Chinese firm from buying U.S. chipmaker Lattice

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S. chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose deals that involve technologies with potential military applications.

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UPDATE 2-Trump bars Chinese firm from buying U.S. chipmaker Lattice

Sept 13 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S. chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose deals that involve technologies with potential military applications. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners’ planned $1.3-billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp was one of the largest attempted by a Chinese-backed firm in the U.S. chip sector and was the first announced deal for the Palo Alto-base

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Evacuated Islamic State fighters reach Syria's Deir al-Zor: pro-Damascus commander

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Buses carrying evacuated Islamic State fighters reached jihadist territory in Syria's Deir al-Zor on Wednesday after IS released a Hezbollah prisoner, a commander in the military alliance fighting in support of Damascus told Reuters.

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Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have forced the repeal of war resolutions used as the legal basis for U.S. military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and against extremists in Syria and other countries.

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Russia’s War Games With Fake Enemies Cause Real Alarm

Joint Russian and Belarussian military exercises will target fictional countries that look an awful lot like the Baltic States.

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Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) - Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia's growing military strength.

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U.S. Senate rejects bid to repeal war authorizations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have forced the repeal of war resolutions used as the legal basis for U.S. military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and against extremists in Syria and other countries.

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Senate blocks bid to repeal war authorizations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have forced the repeal of war resolutions used as the legal basis for U.S. military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and against extremists in several other countries.

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U.S. Senate blocks bid to repeal war authorizations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have forced the repeal of war resolutions used as the legal basis for U.S. military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and against extremists in several other countries.

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Senate Rejects Bipartisan Effort to End 9/11 Military Force Declaration

In a battle between Republican isolationists and interventionists, the Senate rejected Senator Rand Paul’s push to end the military force declaration passed after 9/11.

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U.S. says air strikes in Somalia kill six al Shabaab fighters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Wednesday it had carried out air strikes in Somalia against an al Qaeda-allied Islamist group and killed six militants.

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Drones destroy child's drawing in Banksy protest at UK arms fair

LONDON (Reuters) - Military drones destroy a child's picture in British graffiti artist Banksy's latest work, the highlight of an anti-war art show in London which protests against one of the world's biggest arms fairs this week.

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Turkey orders 79 school employees detained in post-coup probe: NTV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities issued detention warrants for 79 former school employees on Wednesday over alleged links to last year's failed military coup, broadcaster NTV said.

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Vote on rescinding war authorizations likely

After threatening to scuttle all amendments on a massive defense policy bill, Sen. Rand Paul is likely to secure a vote on ending the war authorizations the US military uses to fight terrorism across the globe.

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State Department OKs possible sale to Canada of $5.23 billion in military equipment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Canada of 18 fighter jets and other weapons worth an estimated $5.23 billion, a Pentagon agency said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Romania names new minister to modernise military

BUCHAREST, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Romania's leftist government named a new defence minister in a mini-reshuffle on Tuesday, to handle a multi-billion-dollar plan to modernise its military to NATO standards.

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Japan's Abe to launch $17-billion Indian bullet train project as ties deepen

NEW DELHI/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will lay the foundation stone for India's first bullet train in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state this week, in a tightening of ties just days after New Delhi ended a dangerous military confrontation with China.

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American al Qaeda suspect to face trial on U.S. terrorism charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An American citizen will go to trial in federal court in Brooklyn on Tuesday on charges that he supported al Qaeda and helped prepare a 2009 car bomb attack on a U.S. military base in Afghanistan.

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Pakistan PM warns U.S. sanctions would be counter-productive

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said it would be counter-productive for the United States to sanction Pakistani officials or further cut military assistance, warning it would hurt both countries' fight against militancy.

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U.N. brands Myanmar violence a 'textbook' example of ethnic cleansing

GENEVA/SHAMLAPUR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The United Nations' top human rights official on Monday slammed Myanmar for conducting a "cruel military operation" against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, branding it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing".

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'Textbook example of ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar, UN chief says

The ongoing Myanmar military operation against the minority Rohingya people appears to be a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing," the UN human rights chief said Monday.

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Philippines says some rebels ready to surrender as troops advance in Marawi

MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Some Islamic State-linked militants besieging the southern Philippines city of Marawi have sent "feelers" they are prepared to surrender after three and a half months of fighting, the military said on Monday.

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Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al Qaeda-linked group told Reuters.

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I'm a US military vet, and I feel afraid in my own country

Two days after 9/11, I watched as the news continued to replay images of steel towers crumbling in flames. I looked at the screen from my perch at the hostess stand of a swanky Italian restaurant in downtown Chicago, where I worked.

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Indonesia, Long on Sidelines, Starts to Confront China’s Territorial Claims

A military buildup and maritime skirmishes involving Chinese boats suggest a more aggressive posture by Indonesia in the South China Sea.

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Taking charge in U.S. flood zone, a rescuer inflates his record

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Phil Drager commanded a fleet of rescue boats, closed a highway, and flagged down a helicopter when he led efforts to rescue flood victims in Texas as waters rose after Hurricane Harvey, citing as his credentials a record in U.S. military special operations.

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U.S. denies Iran report of confrontation with U.S. vessel

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An Iranian military vessel confronted an American warship in the Gulf and warned it to stay away from a damaged Iranian fishing boat, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday, but the U.S. Navy denied any direct contact with Iranian forces.

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Iranian warship turns away U.S. battleship: Tasnim

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A rocket-bearing Iranian military vessel confronted an American battleship in the Gulf and warned it to stay away from a damaged Iranian fishing boat, Tasnim news agency reported Sunday, but the U.S. Navy denied any direct contact with Iranian forces.

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NATO's Stoltenberg says North Korea's 'reckless behavior' requires global response

LONDON (Reuters) - North Korea's "reckless behavior" is a global threat and requires a global response, the head of the NATO military alliance said on Sunday.

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Iranian warship turns away U.S. battleship as Gulf tension flares: Tasnim

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A rocket-bearing Iranian military vessel confronted an American battleship in the Gulf and warned it to stay away from a damaged Iranian fishing boat, the Tasnim news agency reported Sunday.

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Turkey kills 99 Kurdish militants in latest operations: military

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish security forces have killed 99 Kurdish militants, including a high-ranking one, in operations in southeast Turkey over the last two weeks, the armed forces said on Saturday.

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WRAPUP 5-South Korea braces for possible new missile test to mark North's founding day

* Trump says prefers to avoid military action against North Korea

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WRAPUP 4-South Korea braces for possible new missile test to mark North's founding day

* Trump says prefers to avoid military action against North Korea

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UPDATE 1-U.S. defense rally may stall even as North Korea tensions flare

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Investors have flocked to U.S. defense stocks amid escalating tensions with North Korea and President Donald Trump's promises to boost the military, but with towering valuations, their steepest gains may be behind them.

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CORRECTED-U.S. defense rally may stall even as North Korea tensions flare

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Investors have flocked to U.S. defense stocks amid escalating tensions with North Korea and President Donald Trump's promises to boost the military, but with towering valuations, their steepest gains may be behind them.

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Maryland man pleads guilty to U.S. charges of aiding al Shabaab

(Reuters) - A Maryland man on Friday pleaded guilty to conspiring to support the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, admitting that he traveled to Somalia to receive military training from the group.