Sri Lanka's military says an explosion in a passenger bus has injured 19 people, including 12 military personnel.
Turkey's military says two soldiers are missing in a flood after heavy rains pummeled the country's southeast, and Turkish media reported that their armored vehicle had toppled into a river.
The Israeli military says it has struck 18 targets in Gaza in response to an explosive device that wounded four soldiers along the border with the territory.
A Saudi-born follower of al-Qaida who was convicted in March of killing two U.S. service members in Afghanistan received a life seentence Friday in a New York courtroom.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man convicted of participating in a 2003 attack on American soldiers in Afghanistan that killed two people and plotting to bomb a U.S. embassy in West Africa was sentenced to life in prison on Friday.
This is the man Donald Trump has been praising non-stop. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told soldiers last week to shoot female rebels in their genitals, the latest in a series of violent, misogynistic remarks. [...] Tell the soldiers. ‘There’s a new order coming from the mayor. We won’t kill you. We will just shoot your vagina,’ ” he said. “If there is no vagina, it would be useless,” Duterte continued, according to local media reports, appearing to imply that women are useless without their genitals. Trump last November bragged about his "great relationship" with Duterte. Last April he praised Duterte for doing an "unbelievable job on the drug problem", referring to Duterte's campaign of extrajudicial murders targeting suspected drug dealers and users, and telling him to "keep
Rodrigo Duterte. - / AFP / Getty Images Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte last week told soldiers under his command that when engaging with rebel women, they should shoot them in the vagina.Duterte, a former mayor of Manila who has made numerous incendiary remarks since taking office in 2016, made the comments while speaking to former rebels at a private event on Feb. 7.During his speech, he described an imaginary conversation between a general and a solider: "'Are there any women holding guns?' 'Sir, she's a fighter.An Amazon.' 'Shoot the [slang term for vagina].'"The official transcript of Duterte's comments released by his office replaces the word "vagina" and the slang for it with a set of dashes. According to the transcript, the ma...
The Pentagon is poised to scale back patrols and commanders’ authorities as a result of the October ambush in Niger that killed four American soldiers.