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Stories with subject: Rebellions and uprisings
  • 2 soldiers, 1 rebel killed in ambush in Indian Kashmir story has photos
    Updated: Aug-05-15 4:31 am

    SRINAGAR, India - Two paramilitary soldiers and one suspected rebel were killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday after a convoy of paramilitary troops was ambushed in the troubled region, police said.

  • Croatia celebrates independence while rival Serbs mourn 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 3:14 pm

    ZAGREB, Croatia - Tanks rumbled and soldiers marched as Croatia held a military parade Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of sealing its independence from Yugoslavia, while neighboring Serbia mourned victims of the military operation that marked the end of a four-year war.

  • US begins armed drone flights from Turkey 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 3:51 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. military is expanding its combat role in Syria in defense of coalition-backed rebels, conducting armed drone missions into Syria from an air base in Turkey and imposing new rules allowing the U.S. to defend rebels against attacks from any hostile force, including the Assad government.

  • Turkey onslaught on Kurds, after IS attack, fuels anger story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 3:31 pm

    DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - Just when it seemed Turkey was getting serious about the fight against IS, it has turned its military focus to pounding its old foe: the Kurdish rebels.

  • The Latest: Saudi King voices support for Turkey's actions story has photos
    Updated: Jul-28-15 10:36 am

    BRUSSELS - The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):

  • Philippine leader seeks laws to end rebellion, dynasties story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 10:22 am

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine president asked Congress on Monday to pass a troubled Muslim autonomy bill at the heart of efforts to end a bloody rebellion in the country's south and legislation that aims to lessen the stranglehold on power of entrenched political families, which include his.

  • 10 killed in India as militants attack police station, bus story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 9:43 am

    NEW DELHI - Indian forces fought an extended gunbattle Monday with militants who attacked a moving bus and stormed into a police station in a northern town bordering Pakistan, with 10 people killed in the violence, officials said.

  • Cuban dissidents feel sidelined as US focuses on state ties 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 12:10 am

    HAVANA - In the seven months since the U.S. and Cuba declared detente, American politicians have flooded Havana to see the sights, meet the country's new entrepreneurs and discuss the possible end of the U.S. trade embargo with leaders of the communist government.

  • Splinters in South Sudan rebellion as 2 generals dropped 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 2:15 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's main rebel group says its leader Riek Machar has removed two top generals in a move interpreted as an internal purge to prepare for peace talks with the government.

  • Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt story has photos
    Updated: Jul-21-15 3:16 pm

    KIEV, Ukraine - Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers were rallying in Kiev on Tuesday to protest against government policies in the wake of a deadly stand-off between radical nationalists and police in the country's west.

  • Grievances persist despite start of new era in US-Cuba ties story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-20-15 5:27 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Cuban national flag fluttered in the Washington sun Monday as the U.S. and Cuba formally ended more than a half-century of estrangement, formally re-establishing relations severed at the height of the Cold War. But the symbolism of an embassy ceremony could not conceal deep, lingering conflicts between the nations.

  • Burundi military: 31 suspected rebels killed in fighting 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 12:35 pm

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi - Burundi's army killed 31 suspected rebels and captured 170 others in fighting in the country's north, a military spokesman said on Monday.

  • Tunisia tourism may be crippled by European warnings 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 9:02 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - The blood on the sand has washed away, but the damage inflicted on Tunisia by a few terrifying minutes of gunfire at a beach resort will be deep and lasting.

  • Tunisia tourism may be crippled by European warnings 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 2:29 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - The blood on the sand has washed away, but the damage inflicted on Tunisia by a few terrifying minutes of gunfire at a beach resort will be deep and lasting.

  • Germany moves toward calling Namibian massacre genocide 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 11:27 am

    BERLIN - German authorities are moving toward officially recognizing as "genocide" the colonial-era crackdown in Namibia by German troops more than a century ago in which over 65,000 ethnic Hereros were killed.

  • South Sudan rebel leader calls on president to resign 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 9:46 am

    NAIROBI, Kenya - A South Sudan rebel leader Wednesday called on President Salva Kiir to resign along with all ministers and the parliament or risk sparking a revolution.