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Turkey's Erdogan rebuffs NATO apology over 'enemy poster'

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday batted back an apology from the NATO military alliance after his name appeared on an "enemy poster" at a drill, saying such disrespectful behavior could not be so easily forgiven.

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‘Mugabe Must Go’: Thousands in Zimbabwe Rally Against Leader

Tens of thousands of people marched alongside soldiers on tanks and called for President Robert Mugabe to step down after a military takeover.

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Zimbabweans call for Mugabe's ouster after military intervention

Zimbabweans took to the streets of Harare on Saturday to demand the resignation of Robert Mugabe four days after a military takeover in the southern African nation.

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Pentagon discloses data on sexual assault reports on military bases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Friday disclosed for the first time base-by-base data on sexual assault reports, showing a higher number of reports at big military installations like Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia as well as overseas hubs like South Korea.

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Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta, clashes break out

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police clashed with hooded youths in Athens on Friday after thousands marched to mark a bloody 1973 student uprising that helped topple the military junta which then ruled the country.

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Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta

ATHENS (Reuters) - Thousands of Greeks marched through the streets of Athens on Friday to mark a bloody 1973 student uprising against the military junta that ruled the country at the time.

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Argentina loses contact with submarine

The Argentine navy has lost contact with one of its submarines that was traveling off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service said Friday.

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Turkey pulls troops out of NATO exercise over 'enemy' list

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is pulling 40 soldiers out of a NATO exercise in Norway, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, after his name appeared in a list of enemies on a poster at the drill, an incident that drew an apology from both the military alliance and Oslo.

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Exclusive: North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea on Friday ruled out negotiations with Washington as long as joint U.S-South Korea military exercises continue, and said that Pyongyang's atomic weapons program would remain as a deterrent against a U.S. nuclear threat.

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Robert Mugabe Swaps House Arrest for a Cap and Gown (Briefly)

Military leaders allowed the strongman to attend a college graduation, a sign that the country’s upheaval was no ordinary attempt to oust a despot.

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Argentine submarine goes missing with 44 crew members on board: navy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An Argentine military submarine with 44 crew members on board was missing at sea on Friday, prompting a massive search to locate the vessel which may have suffered a communication error, a navy spokesman said.

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Shelling, air strikes as Philippine troops hunt militants in marshland

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops shelled positions held by a small group of pro-Islamic State militants in southern marshland on Friday, as the military pushed on with a new offensive after the country's biggest urban battle in decades.

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Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town of Rawa: statement

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq forces captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining town under Islamic State control, on Friday, the Iraqi military said in a statement.

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Amnesty urges independent probe into atrocities, bombings in battle for Philippines Marawi city

MANILA (Reuters) - The war in the Philippine city of Marawi saw Islamist insurgents execute civilians or use them as human shields, while military air strikes killed non-combatants and may have been used in excess, an Amnesty International report said on Friday.

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Myanmar military trucks hit landmines in troubled Rakhine; one injured

YANGON (Reuters) - One person was injured when military trucks hit landmines in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine State this week, state media said on Friday, amid ethnic tension following an army crackdown that sent hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing.

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Mugabe resisting change in Zimbabwe

Two days after a remarkable military takeover of Zimbabwe's government, its long-serving leader appears to be resisting efforts to force him to stand aside.

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Report: Military raping Rohingya women

A new report by Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar's military of carrying out a vicious campaign of rape against Rohingya Muslim women and girls.

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U.S. says Sudan commits to severing North Korea ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sudan committed on Thursday to severing all trade and military ties with North Korea, the U.S. State Department said, as Washington seeks to isolate Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.

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A Strongman Nicknamed ‘Crocodile’ Is Poised to Replace Mugabe

Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, was vice president until his abrupt dismissal last week. He has close ties to the military. Observers fear he is as ruthless as the man he is set to succeed.

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Senate sends $700 billion defense bill to Trump, funding uncertain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed a $700 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military, but leaving unsettled how to fund the massive spending increase amid a Republican-led push to cut taxes.

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Zimbabwe military says calm transition is underway

Down the road from a fast-food joint serving peri-peri burgers and fries, three soldiers perch themselves on top of an armored personnel carrier to watch traffic.

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Venezuela's ex-prosecutor wants Maduro tried at the Hague

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's sacked former chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to capture and try President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials for crimes against humanity over murders by police and military officers.

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Venezuela's ex-prosecutor wants Maduro tried at Hague

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's sacked former chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to capture and try President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials for crimes against humanity over murders by police and military officers.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe, coup chief meet with smiles and handshakes

HARARE (Reuters) - A smiling President Robert Mugabe was pictured shaking hands with Zimbabwe's military chief a day after the army seized power, throwing confusion over predictions that the 93-year-old's nearly four-decade rule had come to an end.

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UN pleads for end of Yemen blockade or 'untold thousands' will die

GENEVA (Reuters) - The heads of three U.N. agencies urged the Saudi-led military coalition on Thursday to lift its blockade of Yemen, warning that "untold thousands" would die if it stayed in place.

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Mugabe under house arrest resists army pressure to quit

HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only legitimate ruler and is refusing to quit after a military coup, but pressure is mounting on the 93-year-old former guerrilla to accept offers of a graceful exit, sources said on Thursday.

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California Today: California Today: U.C.L.A. Players Credit Trump With An Assist

Thursday: The basketball team’s China debacle, the death toll from a Northern California shooting rises, and free zoo admission for the military — forever.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit, sources say

HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only legitimate ruler and balking at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup, sources said on Thursday.

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French military says coalition opposed IS withdrawal from Raqqa

PARIS (Reuters) - France's military said on Thursday the coalition battling Islamic State in Syria had opposed a deal allowing fighters of the militant group to withdraw from their former bastion of Raqqa.

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U.N. pleads for end of Yemen blockade or 'untold thousands' will die

GENEVA (Reuters) - The heads of three U.N. agencies issued a fresh plea on Thursday for the Saudi-led military coalition to lift its blockade on Yemen, saying that without aid shipments "untold thousands of innocent victims, among them many children, will die".

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Angelina Jolie condemns sexual violence against Rohingya women refugees

DHAKA (Reuters) - Filmstar Angelina Jolie has condemned sexual violence inflicted on Rohingya women in Myanmar's Rakhine State, where a military counter-insurgency operation has sent hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees across the border to Bangladesh.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit: senior source

HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday, and is resisting mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup.

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Zimbabwe waits on word from Mugabe

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's decades-long grip on power appears to be loosening as a military takeover of the capital stretched into its second day, unchallenged either by Zimbabweans themselves or African leaders.

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U.S. Pacific Commander: Military-backed diplomacy needed to deal with North Korea

TOKYO (Reuters) - Admiral Harry Harris, head of the U.S. military's Pacific Command, told Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera on Thursday that diplomacy backed by military power was necessary to deal with North Korea's missile and nuclear development.

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Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar military of widespread rape

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch accused Myanmar security forces on Thursday of committing widespread rape against women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing during the past three months against Rohingya Muslims in the country's Rakhine state.

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Rohingya Were Raped Systematically by Myanmar’s Military, Report Says

Human Rights Watch found that the raping of Rohingya Muslim women and girls was even more widespread than earlier suspected.

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Op-Ed Contributors: For Zimbabwe, a Coup Isn’t the Answer

There is evidence this intervention is driven by the self-interest of the military, which makes prospects for economic and democratic reforms bleak.

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Zimbabwe on knife's edge after military seizes power

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe was on a knife's edge on Thursday after the military seized power in what it dubbed a targeted operation against "criminals" in the entourage of President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled the southern African nation for almost four decades.

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Lockheed's CH-53K helicopter to make global debut at Berlin air show: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) - The U.S. military has approved Lockheed Martin Corp's new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter to fly at the Berlin air show next April, according to two sources familiar with the program.

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Lockheed's CH-53K helicopter to make global debut at Berlin air show-sources

BERLIN, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. military has approved Lockheed Martin Corp's new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter to fly at the Berlin air show next April, according to two sources familiar with the programme.

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South Korea party leader says U.S. must not strike North Korea without Seoul's consent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump should "under no circumstances" take military action against North Korea without the consent of the government in Seoul, the chairwoman of South Korea's ruling party, Choo Mi-ae, said on Wednesday.

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Zimbabwe's army seizes power, Mugabe confined but "safe"

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's military seized power on Wednesday saying it was holding President Robert Mugabe and his family safe while targeting "criminals" in the entourage of the man who has ruled the nation since independence 37 years ago.

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In Zimbabwe Crisis, Is Mugabe’s Reign Over?

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old president who has ruled for almost four decades, has been put under house arrest by the military.

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Zimbabwe's army seizes power, targets 'criminals' around Mugabe

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's military seized power early on Wednesday targeting "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe but gave assurances on national television that the 93-year-old leader and his family were "safe and sound".

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Tillerson, in Myanmar, calls for credible probe of atrocities

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Wednesday for a credible investigation into reports of human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims committed by Myanmar's security forces after a meeting with it civilian and military leaders.

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Tillerson calls for credible probe into rights abuses in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday called for a credible investigation into allegations of human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims after a meeting with Myanmar's civilian and military leaders.

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Zimbabwe’s Apparent Coup: What We Know

The military has taken President Robert Mugabe into custody, but says it only plans on “targeting criminals” around the 93-year-old leader.

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Zimbabwe army launches takeover against 'criminals' around Mugabe, says president 'safe'

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's military seized power early on Wednesday targeting "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe but gave assurances on national television that the 93-year-old leader and his family were "safe and sound".

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Tillerson to meet Myanmar military supremo in bid to ease Rohingya crisis

NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Myanmar on Wednesday for talks with the army chief whose forces have been accused of atrocities against ethnic Muslim Rohingya during an operation that drove more than 600,000 to flee to Bangladesh.

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Zimbabwe military says seizes power to stop 'criminals', President Mugabe safe

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's military said on Wednesday it had seized power in a targeted assault on "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social and economic suffering, but gave assurances the 93-year-old leader and his family were "safe and sound".

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Man in military uniform goes on Zimbabwe TV amid political tensions

A man wearing full Zimbabwean military uniform interrupted taped programming on state television broadcaster ZBC early Wednesday to deny the military was taking over the country.

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Pentagon pays for service members' gender-reassignment surgery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday it had paid for gender-reassignment surgery of an active-duty service member that took place earlier in the day, as the issue of transgender troops serving in the U.S. military continues to garner national attention.

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Pentagon Approves Gender-Reassignment Surgery for Service Member

The surgery was the latest setback to President Trump’s effort to bar transgender people from serving in the military.

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Mugabe’s Feud With Zimbabwe’s Military Grows Amid Coup Rumors

After the firing of the vice president touches off a confrontation with the armed forces commander, the American Embassy warned of “ongoing political uncertainty.”

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Soldiers seize Zimbabwe state broadcaster, anti-Mugabe coup talk intensifies

HARARE (Reuters) - Soldiers deployed across the Zimbabwe capital Harare and seized the state broadcaster on Wednesday after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF party accused the head of the military of treason, prompting frenzied speculation of a coup.

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House backs $700 billion defense policy bill, funding uncertain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $700 billion defense policy bill on Tuesday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military, but failing to decide how to fund the massive spending increase.

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UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo repays $5.4 mln for repossessing service members' cars

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co has repaid another $5.4 million to about 450 military service members whose vehicles it repossessed illegally, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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Wells Fargo repays $5.4 million for repossessing service members' cars

(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co has repaid another $5.4 million to about 450 military service members whose vehicles it repossessed illegally, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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Wells Fargo repays $5.4 mln for repossessing service members' cars

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co has repaid another $5.4 million to about 450 military service members whose vehicles it repossessed illegally, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

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REFILE-IBM urges lawmakers to 'narrow' bill targeting Chinese investment

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp has urged lawmakers to use a different strategy than toughening foreign investment rules because of U.S. concerns about Chinese military actions and intellectual property theft, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

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Zimbabwe ruling party accuses army chief of treason as tanks seen near capital

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the head of the armed forces of treason on Tuesday as armored vehicles rolled towards the capital in apparent military pressure on President Robert Mugabe over a succession dispute.

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IBM urges lawmakers to 'narrow' bill targeting Chinese investment

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp has urged lawmakers to use a different strategy than toughening foreign investment rules because of U.S. concerns about Chinese military actions and intellectual property theft, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

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Zimbabwe ruling party says will not give in to military pressure

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's ruling party said on Tuesday it would never give in to military pressure and accused the head of the armed forces of treasonable conduct after armored vehicles were seen heading towards the capital Harare.

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Newtown families seek to hold gun maker accountable in Connecticut court

HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - A lawyer for families who lost loved ones in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting told Connecticut's highest court on Tuesday that Remington Outdoor Co [FREDM.UL] should be held responsible because its military-themed marketing was designed to appeal to young men like killer Adam Lanza.

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Romania expels pro-Russian Serb for photographing military radar

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania has expelled a pro-Russian Serbian nationalist and banned him from entering the NATO member for 15 years after he showed an interest in obtaining classified information on military installations, state security said on Tuesday.

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Saudi-led coalition air raid puts Yemen's Sanaa airport out of service: agency

Aden (Reuters) - An air raid by the Saudi-led military coalition put Yemeni airport in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa out of service on Tuesday, jeopardizing relief shipments to a country on the brink of famine, the state news agency SABA reported.

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Adam Driver’s Nonprofit Seeks Soldiers for the Stage

Arts in the Armed Forces, founded by the actor and veteran Adam Driver, will grant $10,000 to a playwright who has served in the military.

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Bosnia making military progress in NATO bid - alliance general

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia meets the military conditions needed to take the next step toward its eventual goal of NATO membership but it remains unclear whether it can satisfy the political requirements, the head of the alliance's military committee said on Tuesday.

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Zimbabwe ruling party youth wing accuses army chief of subverting constitution

HARARE (Reuters) - The youth wing of Zimbabwe's ruling party accused the military chief on Tuesday of subverting the constitution for threatening to intervene after President Robert Mugabe plunged the country into political crisis by sacking his vice president last week.

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UAE announces $684 million Raytheon laser guided bomb kit order

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates' military said on Tuesday it was buying laser-guided missiles from US-based Raytheon Co in a deal worth 2.5 billion dirhams ($684.4 million).

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AIRSHOW-UAE announces $684 mln Raytheon laser guided bomb kit order

DUBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates' military said on Tuesday it was buying laser-guided missiles from US-based Raytheon Co in a deal worth 2.5 billion dirhams ($684.4 million).

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Rights groups dismiss Myanmar army's self-exoneration of atrocities

YANGON (Reuters) - Human rights groups poured scorn on Tuesday on a Myanmar military investigation into alleged atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, branding it a "whitewash" and calling for U.N. and independent investigators to be allowed into the country.

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Defecting North Korean soldier critical after escape in hail of bullets

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier is expected to survive critical wounds he received when his old comrades fired a hail of bullets at him as he made a defection dash to South Korea, the South's government and military said on Tuesday.

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Myanmar army's self-exoneration draws Amnesty's scorn

YANGON (Reuters) - Human rights group Amnesty International poured scorn on a Myanmar military investigation into alleged atrocities against Rohingya Muslims, branding it a "whitewash" and calling for U.N. and independent investigators to be allowed into the country.

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Myanmar's military clears itself over reported Rohingya atrocities

Myanmar's military has acquitted itself of any wrongdoing against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State in an internal report, denying widespread reports of murder, rape and destruction in the west of the country.

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Defecting North Korean soldier in critical condition, U.N. investigating

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South has undergone several surgical procedures and is in a critical condition, South Korea's government and military said on Tuesday, with doctors expecting to save him.

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Defecting North Korean soldier shot several times after abandoning escape car

SEOUL (Reuters) - The North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South on Monday was racing towards the border in a car when a wheel came loose, forcing him to escape on foot under fire from North Korean soldiers, the South Korean government and military said.

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U.S. to fight Islamic State in Syria 'as long as they want to fight': Mattis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will fight Islamic State in Syria "as long as they want to fight," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday, describing a longer-term role for U.S. troops long after the insurgents lose all of the territory they control.

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Military widow honors husband with Veterans Day baby gender reveal

On Veterans Day you usually see the colors red, white and blue, but people celebrating with Cassie Lohrey saw pink.

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Military widow's poignant gender reveal

Cassie Lohrey found out that she was pregnant a week after burying her husband, Navy corpsman Ryan Lohrey.

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U.S. judge denies request for outsider to oversee Puerto Rico's PREPA

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a request to install a former military officer to oversee Puerto Rico's beleaguered electric utility, PREPA, a victory for Governor Ricardo Rossello, whose government opposed the appointment.

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At U.N., North Korea says U.S. to blame for 'worst ever situation'

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea complained to the United Nations on Monday about joint military exercises by the United State and South Korea, describing it as "the worst ever situation" because U.S. nuclear war equipment had been deployed ready to strike.

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Erdogan says those who see no military solution in Syria should pull troops out

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that those who do not believe in a military solution in Syria should pull their troops out, after Russia and the United States said no military solution was possible in Syria.

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Human rights skirted at Asia summit as Trump rounds off tour

MANILA (Reuters) - Leaders of Asian nations meeting in Manila on Monday skirted around the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims triggered by Myanmar's military crackdown, disappointing human rights groups who were hoping for a tough stand on the humanitarian crisis.

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North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Monday after being shot and wounded by the North Korean military, South Korea said.

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North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, 'defects to South'

SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean soldier defected to the South on Monday after being shot and wounded by the North Korean military, the South Korean military said.

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EU to sign defense pact, may allow limited British role

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France, Germany and 20 other EU governments are set to sign a defense pact on Monday they hope marks a new era of European military integration to cement unity after Britain's decision to quit the bloc.

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Exclusive: Japan to delay multi-billion dollar fighter jet development - sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will delay a decision to develop a new advanced fighter jet, four sources said, as military planners struggle to settle on a design and officials splash out on new U.S. equipment such as ballistic missile interceptors and F-35 stealth planes.

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Op-Ed Contributor: How War Created the Cholera Epidemic in Yemen

The spread of the disease is tied to politics and the blockade imposed by the military coalition led by Saudi Arabia.

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Israel signals free hand in Syria as U.S., Russia expand truce

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel signaled on Sunday that it would keep up military strikes across its frontier with Syria to prevent any encroachment by Iranian-allied forces, even as the United States and Russia try to build up a ceasefire in the area.

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Iraqi army helicopter crash kills seven, military says

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An Iraqi army helicopter crashed during a routine flight on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, a military statement and Iraqi air force officers said.

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Indonesia delivers supplies to villages after Papua rebels' threat to Freeport

JAKARTA, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Authorities in Indonesia's eastern province of Papua are delivering food and aid to villages where security forces say an armed rebel group has blocked residents' movement, as police and military surround the area, a police official said on Sunday.

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Egyptian forces destroy arms smugglers' vehicles on Libya border

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian military jets destroyed 10 vehicles carrying weapons, ammunition and smuggled goods near the country's western desert border with Libya, the army said on Saturday.

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AIRSHOW-UAE military interested in 'fifth-generation' fighter jets

DUBAI, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates military is interested in fifth-generation fighter jets, a senior air force official said on Saturday.

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Israel says downed Syrian spy drone over Golan Heights

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel shot down a Syrian spy drone over the Golan Heights on Saturday, the Israeli military said.

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Putin, Trump agree political solution needed for Syria, Kremlin says

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed a joint statement on Syria on Saturday that said they saw no military solution to the conflict and a political one was needed, the Kremlin said.

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Air Force silence on shooter's record reflects systemic problem, sources say

The US Air Force's failure to properly document Texas gunman Devin Kelley's 2012 court martial conviction for assault on his wife and their child in a federal database used for firearm sale background checks reflects a systemic problem with the Department of Defense's system for sharing critical case information with the FBI, several former FBI and military agents told CNN.

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US troops killed in ambush may have been on unapproved mission

Military investigators looking at the Niger mission that killed four US troops are aiming to determine whether the Green Beret-led team had proper authorization and the most current intelligence about ISIS in the area before they went to a deserted camp to look for evidence of extremist activity, two US officials told CNN.

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After 13 years in the military, this is my toughest Veterans Day

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Saudi-led coalition opens Yemen border crossing; aid agencies warn of famine

ADEN/GENEVA (Reuters) - The Saudi-led military coalition fighting against Yemen's Houthi movement reopened a land border crossing, partly easing a blockade imposed earlier this week, but aid agencies warned of famine and a health catastrophe if other ports stay shut.