ASEAN Excludes Myanmar Army General Min Aung Hlaing from Upcoming Leaders’ Summit

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) announced on Oct. 16 that it will exclude Myanmar’s military chief from an upcoming leaders’ summit. After an emergency ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting on Oct. 15, the 10-member bloc said that it agreed …

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Ethiopian Army Has Launched Offensive on Tigray Forces, Rebel Group Says

The Ethiopian army has launched on Oct. 11 “coordinated offensives on all fronts,” including in the northern region of Amhara, against Tigray forces, the rebel group claimed. According to an official statement from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the …

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15 South Korean Military Officials Charged for the Death of Sexual Abuse Victim

South Korean military prosecutors have charged 15 Air Force officials over the death of an officer who took her life after alleging sexual abuse by a colleague. Those charge include colonels accused of failing to properly report the death of …

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Algeria Bans French Military Aircraft Amid Diplomatic Dispute

Algeria has banned French military aircraft from its airspace amid a diplomatic dispute between the two countries, a French military spokesperson said on Oct. 3. Colonel Pascal Ianni of France told AFP News that the army found out about the …

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Top U.S. General Mark Milley Calls Afghanistan Withdrawal a ‘Logistical Success But Strategic Failure’

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley told the United States Senate that the withdrawal of troops and the evacuation of citizens from Afghanistan was a “logistical success but a strategic failure.” Milley appeared alongside Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin …

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UK Paid Compensation for at Least 289 Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan, Analysis Shows

The United Kingdom government paid compensation for at least 289 civilian deaths in Afghanistan, including as many as 86 children, analysis shows. According to a study of internal Ministry of Defense (MoD) documents obtained through freedom of information requests, the …

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Thousands Flee Myanmar Town After Military Clashes with Rebels

Nearly all the 8,000 residents of a town in western Myanmar have fled after intense clashes between the military and civilian resistance forces over the weekend, according to residents and local media. “Now, nearly 100 percent of the residents have …

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U.S. Launches Drone Strike Against Suspected ISIS-K Suicide Bomber

The United States launched a defensive drone strike against a suspected ISIS-K suicide bomber who posed “imminent” threat to the airport in Kabul, U.S. military officials said. “U.S. military forces conducted a self-defense unmanned over-the-horizon airstrike today on a vehicle …

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