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January 3, 2019 6:42 AM US Soldier killed wife before fleeing to Thailand, police say

Peter Van Bawi Lian, a 21-year-old soldier, who flew from Colorado to Indiana and allegedly killed his wife, then fled to Thailand, is now wanted for military desertion, authorities say. (Indianapolis Police Department via AP) INDIANAPOLIS – Authorities say a 21-year-old soldier who flew from Colorado to Indiana and allegedly killed his wife, then fled to Thailand 91

January 2, 2019 7:34 PM Brazil president says military provides bulwark against usurpers

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s new far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said that the country’s armed forces were an obstacle for any person or group who might wish to usurp power. Speaking at the swearing-in of his new Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo e Silva, the former army captain said his election victory was proof that Brazil’s people 94

January 2, 2019 6:40 PM Trump says he expects meeting with North Korea's Kim soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and expected to meet him again soon as part of the U.S. administration’s efforts to press Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump defended his negotiations with Kim and said he had never 102

January 1, 2019 9:51 AM Israel's Ramon Airport near Red Sea resort of Eilat to open January 22

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s long-awaited second international airport near the southern Red Sea resort of Eilat is expected to open on Jan. 22, the Israel Airports Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday. The $500 million Ramon Airport in the Negev desert will start operations gradually, initially with domestic flights and then likely allowing international 103

December 29, 2018 5:12 PM Russia, Turkey discuss coordination in Syria after U.S. withdrawal

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign and defense ministers from Russia and Turkey discussed coordination between their forces in Syria after the United States’ decision to withdraw troops from the Arab republic, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday. “Today, an understanding was reached on how military representatives of Russia and Turkey will continue 106

December 28, 2018 1:22 PM Unidentified gunmen kill 10 gendarmes in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Gunmen killed 10 Burkinabe gendarmes in a village near the Malian border this week, Burkina Faso’s security ministry said, in a further sign of deteriorating security in a country once seen as one of the region’s more stable. The assailants attacked and set fire to a school on Wednesday night in Loroni, a village about 250 km (155 miles) 112

December 28, 2018 11:17 AM The Latest: Kurdish official says Syria has not taken Manbij

This photo released on the Facebook page of the Military Council of Manbij City, shows U.S. troops based around the Syrian town of Manbij speaking with residents, in northern Syria, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (The Military Council of Manbij City via AP) A senior Syrian Kurdish official says Syrian government troops have arrived at the front lines of the flash-point 117

December 26, 2018 5:53 PM Lebanon condemns Israeli strikes against Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s foreign ministry condemned on Wednesday Israeli air raids against Syria from its airspace and said it supported Syria’s right to defend its sovereignty. Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has instructed Lebanon’s envoy to the U.N. to submit a complaint to the Security Council against the “dangerous Israeli violations that threaten 100

December 26, 2018 12:16 PM Russia sentences Ukrainian man to eight years in jail for spying: Kommersant

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court has sentenced a Ukrainian man to eight years in a maximum security prison for espionage and trying to illegally obtain and export military goods, Russia’s Kommersant newspaper reported on Wednesday. Kommersant said Igor Kiyashko, a lawyer from Ukraine, had been found guilty of trying to purchase engine parts for MiG-29 fighter 107

December 26, 2018 11:36 AM Iran in talks with Afghan Taliban: Iranian state media report

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has been holding talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban with the knowledge of the Afghan government, a senior Iranian security official was quoted by the official news agency IRNA as saying on Wednesday during a visit to Kabul. The news came days after reports last week of talks between U.S. and Taliban officials over proposals for a ceasefire 119