War casualties

August 27, 2017 - 12:44 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 9:05 p.m. A local official says 10 people — both military and civilian — have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of...
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A security personnel walks inside a Shiite mosque after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. A senior hospital official says at least 20 people were killed in the hours-long siege of a Shiite Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
August 25, 2017 - 11:26 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Militants stormed a packed Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers, in an attack that lasted for hours and ended with at least 20 worshippers killed and another 50 seriously wounded, many of them children, an official said. Two of the assailants blew...
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This undated photo posted online Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017, by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows people inspecting buildings damaged in airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, Syria. Amnesty International, in a Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 report, said the U.S.-led coalition's reliance on unguided missiles in its Raqqa campaign against Islamic State group militants is resulting in a significant toll on civilians. The group also criticized the coalition for failing to properly investigate reports of hundreds of civilian casualties in the campaign which began in June. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 11:21 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition's reliance on imprecise and disproportionately powerful ordnance in its campaign against Islamic State militants in the Syrian city of Raqqa is exacting a significant toll on civilians, Amnesty International said in a report on Thursday. The watchdog also...
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August 22, 2017 - 11:52 am
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Hundreds of people lined streets in the Indiana hometown of a soldier killed during a suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan as his body was taken from the city's airport to a funeral home. Dozens of soldiers and police officers stood at attention Tuesday while the flag-draped...
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Injured people are treated in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 after a white van jumped the sidewalk in the historic Las Ramblas district, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists and injuring several people, police said. (AP Photo/Oriol Duran)
August 17, 2017 - 10:20 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local): 4:10 a.m. The police force for Spain's Catalonia region says the fifth suspect shot in the resort town of Cambrils has died and six civilians have been injured. Police earlier Friday morning had said four suspects had...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 15, 2017 file photo, Army Gen. John W. Nicholson, center, commander of the Resolute Support mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan; outgoing Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser, left, and incoming Maj. Gen. Robin L. Fontes, second left, salute during a change of command ceremony at Resolute Support headquarters, in Kabul, Afghanistan. In an "open letter" to U.S. President Donald Trump, Afghanistan's Taliban on Tuesday reiterated their call for a withdrawal of troops to end the protracted war. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)
August 17, 2017 - 3:53 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An American soldier was killed and several others were wounded in a battle with Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said. The military said in a statement that several Afghan forces were also wounded in the fighting on Wednesday in the Achin...
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August 16, 2017 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says one soldier died and an unspecified number of American and Afghan soldiers were wounded in a combat operation against the Islamic State affiliate in eastern Afghanistan. The Utah National Guard says the soldier who died Wednesday was one of its members and...
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August 16, 2017 - 5:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says one soldier died and an unspecified number of American and Afghan soldiers were wounded in a combat operation against the Islamic State affiliate in eastern Afghanistan. The name of the soldier who died of wounds Wednesday was withheld pending notification...
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WWII veteran Marvin Strombo, right, and Tatsuya Yasue, 89-year-old farmer, hold a Japanese flag with autographed messages which was owned by his brother Sadao Yasue, who was killed in the Pacific during World Work II, during a ceremony in Higashishirakawa, in central Japan's Gifu prefecture Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Strombo has returned to the fallen soldier's family the calligraphy-covered flag he took from the man's body 73 years ago. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 15, 2017 - 2:15 am
HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — The former U.S. Marine knew the calligraphy-covered flag he took from a fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago was more than a keepsake of World War II. When Marvin Strombo finally handed the flag back to Sadao Yasue's younger brother and sisters Tuesday, he understood...
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In this Aug. 14, 2017 photo, Tatsuya Yasue, 89-year-old farmer, wipes his tears while taking about his brother Sadao Yasue, who fell in battle during the war in Pacific more than 70 years ago, in Higashishirakawa, in central Japan's Gifu prefecture. Former U.S. Marine Marvin Strombo will returns Sadao's calligraphy-covered flag he took from the fallen Japanese soldier 73 years ago. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 14, 2017 - 11:00 pm
HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. veteran returning a fallen Japanese soldier's flag to the man's relatives (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A U.S. World War II veteran has returned to a fallen soldier's family a Japanese flag he took from the man's body 73 years ago. Marvin Strombo...
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