Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lesotho defense forces say that one soldier and four police were injured in an exchange of gunfire when military forces disarmed two police stations in the country. Defense forces spokesman Ntlele Ntoi told The Associated Press that after disarming...
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Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

U.N. peacekeepers from the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF, observe Syria’s Quneitra province at an observation point on Mount Bental in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. An armed...
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Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

U.N. peacekeepers from the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF, observe Syria’s Quneitra province at an observation point on Mount Bental in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. An armed...
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EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko makes a statement, at Boryspil airport in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Poroshenko canceled his visit to Turkey on Thursday due to a “sharp escalation of the situation in the Donetsk region, particularly in Amvrosiivka and...
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Resident: Lesotho military occupies police station

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The military in Lesotho has occupied police stations and surrounded some government buildings in the capital of the mountainous country and are moving to other districts, a security guard at the U.S. Embassy said Saturday. Gunfire that rung out early...
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Resident: Lesotho military occupies police station

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The military in Lesotho has occupied police stations and surrounded some government buildings in the capital of the mountainous country and are moving to other districts, a security guard at the U.S. Embassy said Saturday. Gunfire that rung out early...
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Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

Comrades and Crimea’s self-defense fighters carry the coffin of former paratrooper Alexander Gusev, 46, covered by Russian paratroopers flag, who was killed during clashes with Ukrainian troops in eastern Ukraine, during his funeral in Simferopol, Crimea, Friday, Aug. 29,...
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Resident: Lesotho military occupies police station

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A security guard in the capital of Lesotho says the military has occupied police stations there and are moving to other districts. Bernard Ntlhoaea, a guard at the U.S. Embassy in Maseru, the capital of the mountainous country located within South...
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Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. A brief statement posted Saturday on the Facebook page for the so-called operation against...
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Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, setting off an intense firefight with...
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