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Kashmiri men drink tea on a cold day at a local market in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

India says Pakistani shelling kills soldier in Kashmir

Nov. 21, 2020 3:39 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — One Indian soldier was killed and another was wounded Saturday by Pakistani shelling along the highly militarized frontier dividing Kashmir between the two rivals, the Indian army said. Indian army spokesperson Lt. Col. Devender Anand accused Pakistani troops of firing mortar rounds...

Israel strikes Syria, killing 3 troops, after finding bombs

Nov. 18, 2020 7:42 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck Iran-linked targets in Syria overnight after troops uncovered roadside bombs along the frontier in the Golan Heights, the Israeli military said Wednesday. Syrian state media said the strikes killed three Syrian soldiers. A Syrian war monitoring group said the...

Local residents gather in a partially damage house caused by shelling of Indian forces at a village in Neelum Valley, situated at the Line of Control in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. Pakistani and Indian troops clashed in disputed Kashmir, leaving few people dead and wounding more than 30 others on both sides, officials said Friday. The fighting came amid increasing tension between the South Asian neighbors. (AP Photo/Nisar Mughal)

12 killed as India, Pakistan trade fire in disputed Kashmir

Nov. 13, 2020 11:22 AM EST

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani and Indian troops clashed anew in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, leaving 12 people dead, including three Indian and one Pakistani soldier, and wounding at least 36 on both sides, officials said Friday. The fighting came amid increasing tensions between...

14 Burkina Faso soldiers killed by extremists in Sahel area

Nov. 13, 2020 6:13 AM EST

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Fourteen soldiers were killed and others were injured in an extremist attack in Burkina Faso’s Sahel region, the government said. A military convoy from the Tin-Akoff area, in Oudalan province was ambushed on Wednesday, government spokesman Remis Fulgance Dandjinou...

The Tyne Cot cemetery, empty of visitors and shrouded in fog, viewed from the Cross of Sacrifice on Armistice Day in Zonnebeke, Belgium, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. The Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing is a burial ground for the dead of the First World War in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. It is the largest cemetery for Commonwealth forces in the world, for any war. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Virus makes for one of Europe's loneliest WWI remembrances

Nov. 11, 2020 11:12 AM EST

YPRES, Belgium (AP) — When a dawn fog lifted over countless World War I battlefields, cemeteries and monuments in Belgium and France Wednesday, the pandemic ensured that the remembrance of the millions killed in the 1914-1918 conflict was one of the loneliest ever. One WWI ceremony outside Europe fell...

Official: Suicide car bomber kills 4 people in Afghanistan

Nov. 9, 2020 3:09 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber in Afghanistan killed at least four people and wounded 40 in an attack on a police base in the country's southern Kandahar province, a provincial official said Monday. Paramedics still searched the rubble of homes destroyed by the blast hours after the attack...

Afghans check car destroyed by an attached bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan,Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020.A bomb attached to the vehicle of Yama Siawash, a former presenter on Afghanistan's TOLO TV, exploded early Saturday, killing the journalist and two other civilians, Kabul police said. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

Explosion kills former Afghan TV presenter in capital

Nov. 7, 2020 8:00 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb attached to the vehicle of a former presenter on Afghanistan’s TOLO TV exploded early Saturday, killing the journalist and two other civilians, Kabul police said. The death of Yama Siawash is being investigated, said police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz. No one has...

A view of a room of a house damaged by shelling by Azerbaijan's artillery during a military conflict in Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. Fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh entered sixth week on Sunday, with Armenian and Azerbaijani forces blaming each other for new attacks. (AP Photo)

At least 3 die in latest shelling of Nagorno-Karabakh cities

Nov. 6, 2020 7:24 AM EST

STEPANAKERT, Nagorno-Karabakh (AP) — At least three civilians were killed in the latest shelling of Nagorno-Karabakh cities Friday as Azerbaijan pushed its offensive to reclaim control over the separatist territory for a sixth straight week, territorial authorities said.. Azerbaijani rockets and artillery...

Women take refuge in a bomb shelter in Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. Fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh entered sixth week on Sunday, with Armenian and Azerbaijani forces blaming each other for new attacks. (AP Photo)

Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh region drags on into 6th week

Nov. 1, 2020 1:35 PM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh entered a sixth week Sunday with Armenian and Azerbaijani forces blaming each other for new attacks. Nagorno-Karabakh officials accused Azerabaijan of targeting the towns of Martuni and Martakert with military aviation and...

Men examine a bomb crater near the Holy Savior Cathedral after shelling by Azerbaijan's forces during a military conflict in Shushi, outside Stepanakert, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh continued on Thursday, as the latest cease-fire agreement brokered by the U.S. failed to halt the flare-up of a decades-old conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan. (AP Photo)

Azerbaijani forces close in on key town in Nagorno-Karabakh

Oct. 29, 2020 2:38 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The Azerbaijani army closed in Thursday on a key town in Nagorno-Karabakh following more than a month of intense fighting, while top diplomats from Azerbaijan and Armenia prepared for more talks to try to end their long conflict over the separatist territory. ...