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Syria's worst chemical weapons neutralised by US ship

Aug 19, 2014

Syria's worst chemical weapons neutralised by US ship

surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the Pentagon said on Monday.It said the Cape Ray, equipped with the US
WikiLeaks founder Assange says he will leave Ecuadorian embassy soon

Aug 19, 2014

WikiLeaks founder Assange says he will leave Ecuadorian embassy soon

fears that from Sweden he will be extradited to the US, where he could face 35 years in prison for publishing classified documents related to the Pentagon
Backed by U.S. strikes, Iraq Kurds  retake strategic dam

Aug 19, 2014

Backed by U.S. strikes, Iraq Kurds retake strategic dam

aircraft took part in the strikes on Islamic State positions near the Mosul Dam, the Pentagon said. The strikes damaged or destroyed six armed vehicles, a
Backed by U.S. strikes, Iraq Kurds claim capture of strategic dam

Aug 19, 2014

Backed by U.S. strikes, Iraq Kurds claim capture of strategic dam

threaten thousands of lives.U.S. fighter, bomber and drone aircraft took part in the strikes on Islamic State positions near the dam, the Pentagon said. The
Ferguson shooting Police equipped like armies going too far, say critics

Aug 16, 2014

Ferguson shooting Police equipped like armies going too far, say critics

have provided new impetus to efforts to rein in the Pentagon program. It provides assault weapons and other surplus military equipment to local law
US seeks clarification from Russia on its 'humanitarian convoy' in Ukraine

Aug 16, 2014

US seeks clarification from Russia on its 'humanitarian convoy' in Ukraine

Shoygu, the US Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel, "requested clarification regarding" the Russian humanitarian convoy in Ukraine, the Pentagon said
Governor of Iraq Sunni heartland says U.S. to help against militants

Aug 14, 2014

Governor of Iraq Sunni heartland says U.S. to help against militants

Sinjar near the Syrian border.But a U.S. assessment team sent to Mount Sinjar on Wednesday found the situation better than expected, and the Pentagon said
Iraq Australia makes first airdrop to stranded Yazidis

Aug 14, 2014

Iraq Australia makes first airdrop to stranded Yazidis

".However, the Pentagon said on Wednesday that, based on a firsthand assessment by a small party of US troops, the plight of those stranded was better than feared