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Stories with subject: War casualties
  • India struggles with rebel threats during election 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:40 am
  • RAJNANDGAON, India - Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where leftist rebels threatened violence over the plight of India's marginalized and poor.

  • NY-based Texas soldier dies from combat wounds 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:17 am
  • FORT DRUM, New York - Military officials say a soldier from Texas based at Fort Drum in northern New York has died from injuries suffered in an attack in Afghanistan last weekend.

  • US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,177 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:04 pm
  • As of Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at least 2,177 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Rebels kill 14 in anti-election campaign in India 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:16 am
  • PATNA, India - Indian Maoist rebels killed 14 people in two separate attacks in the central state of Chhattisgarh on Saturday as they continue a campaign of violence aimed at disrupting a five-week national election.

  • Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:44 pm
  • FORT HOOD, Texas - President Barack Obama returned to the grieving Army post Wednesday where he first took on the job as the nation's comforter five years ago, mourning with families and uniformed comrades of those killed during last week's Fort Hood shooting spree. "We somehow bear what seems unbearable," he declared.

  • Fallen Rangers posthumously awarded Bronze Star 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 8:10 am
  • COLUMBUS, Georgia - Six months after they were killed by an IED in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Sgt. Patrick C. Hawkins and Spc. Cody J. Patterson of the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment were posthumously awarded the Bronze Star with Valor Device during a combat awards ceremony Tuesday at Fort Benning.

  • Soldiers killed at Fort Hood had years of service 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:01 pm
  • FORT HOOD, Texas - Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commander at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, on Friday released the names of the three soldiers killed by Spc. Ivan Lopez, who then used the same .45-caliber pistol to kill himself. Milley said the shooting rampage on Wednesday at Fort Hood followed a verbal altercation.

  • Officials look into soldier's death in Afghanistan 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 7:30 pm
  • FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - Military officials say a soldier based at Fort Bragg has died of a non-combat related accident in Afghanistan.

  • Chad troops defend actions in C. African Republic 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 3:13 pm
  • BANGUI, Central African Republic - The African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday defended Chadian soldiers who had killed more than 30 civilians over the weekend, saying the troops had come under attack from Christian militants and were merely defending themselves.

  • US seeking buyers for old military equipment 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 2:18 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - The United States is trying to sell or dispose of billions of dollars in military hardware, including sophisticated and highly specialized mine resistant vehicles as it packs up to leave Afghanistan after 13 years of war, officials said Monday.

  • Md. town's Arbor Day trees honor Civil War dead 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 6:19 am
  • WILLIAMSPORT, Maryland - The western Maryland town of Williamsport is marking Arbor Day by planting 120 trees in memory of fallen Civil War soldiers.

  • Fort Hood widow fears losing house due to taxes 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:35 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - The widow of a soldier killed in the Fort Hood shooting could get relief from a $6,000 tax bill under a measure Oklahoma legislators are considering that would grant some families benefits similar to those given after acts of terrorism.

  • Report: California Marines dying in car crashes 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 8:03 pm
  • TWENTYNINE PALMS, California - More Marines from a Southern California base have died while in the United States than overseas at war in the last seven years, including a dozen killed in accidents on the same desert highway, a newspaper investigation showed.

  • Thousands mourn death of Sierra Leone ex-president 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 2:34 pm
  • FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Thousands of mourners gathered in Sierra Leone's national stadium for the funeral of former President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah, who oversaw the end of the country's civil war.