Armed forces

FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday, 9 March 2014, a Vietnamese air force aircraft AN-26 is seen at a base in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Russia's Defense Ministry says an AN-26 Russian military cargo plane of the same type has crashed in Syria, killing 32 people onboard. (AP Photo/Na Son Nguyen, File)
March 06, 2018 - 11:19 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military cargo plane crashed as it was descending to land at an air base in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 32 people onboard, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The Russian military said an An-26, with 26 passengers and six crew members onboard, crashed just 500 meters (1,600...
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Kashmiri village women react as they watch from a distance the funeral of civilian Suhail Ahmad at Pinjura village 52 kilometers (33 miles) south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, March 5, 2018. More than a dozen protests erupted across Kashmir on Monday, with government forces firing tear gas and demonstrators hurling rocks as tens of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of the disputed Himalayan region after soldiers killed four civilians and two suspected militants. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
March 05, 2018 - 5:31 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — More than a dozen protests erupted across Kashmir on Monday, with government forces firing tear gas and demonstrators hurling rocks as tens of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of the disputed Himalayan region after soldiers killed four civilians and two...
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Kashmiri village women react as they watch from a distance the funeral of civilian Suhail Ahmad at Pinjura village 52 kilometers (33 miles) south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, March 5, 2018. More than a dozen protests erupted across Kashmir on Monday, with government forces firing tear gas and demonstrators hurling rocks as tens of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of the disputed Himalayan region after soldiers killed four civilians and two suspected militants. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
March 05, 2018 - 5:30 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — More than a dozen protests erupted across Kashmir on Monday, with government forces firing tear gas and demonstrators hurling rocks as tens of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of the disputed Himalayan region after soldiers killed four civilians and two...
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CORRECTING DATE TO MARCH 3 - Security forces outside the General Staff of the Armed Forces building in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. The markets returned to near normal Saturday, after Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters Friday in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 04, 2018 - 12:51 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A former Burkina Faso soldier may have participated in Friday's simultaneous attacks by al-Qaida-linked extremists on the army headquarters and heavily-guarded French Embassy in the capital. The government has launched an investigation into the attacks which killed...
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CORRECTING DATE TO MARCH 3 - Security forces outside the General Staff of the Armed Forces building in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. The markets returned to near normal Saturday, after Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters Friday in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 04, 2018 - 9:53 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A former Burkina Faso soldier may have participated in Friday's simultaneous attacks by al-Qaida-linked extremists on the army headquarters and heavily-guarded French Embassy in the capital, killing eight soldiers and injuring more than 80 others. The government has...
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CORRECTING DATE TO MARCH 3 - Damage to the General Staff of the Armed Forces building following Friday's gun and explosives attack in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. The markets returned to near normal Saturday, after Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters Friday in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 7:07 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's leaders urged vigilance Saturday, a day after brazen Islamic extremist attacks on the army headquarters and French Embassy in the capital, which killed eight people. An al-Qaida-linked group based in neighboring Mali claimed responsibility for the...
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CORRECTING DATE TO MARCH 3 - Damage to the General Staff of the Armed Forces building following Friday's gun and explosives attack in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. The markets returned to near normal Saturday, after Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters Friday in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 6:59 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's leaders urged vigilance Saturday, a day after brazen Islamic extremist attacks on the army headquarters and French Embassy in the capital, which killed eight people. An al-Qaida-linked group based in neighboring Mali claimed responsibility for the...
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CORRECTING DATE TO MARCH 3 - Damage to the General Staff of the Armed Forces building following Friday's gun and explosives attack in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. The markets returned to near normal Saturday, after Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters Friday in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 10:45 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's prime minister said Saturday he is revolted by the Islamic extremist attacks that killed at least eight people in the capital, and said the government and people must remain vigilant against such violence. Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba met with the...
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A soldier walks near the rear of the Army Headquarters in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Friday March 2, 2018. Gunfire and explosions rocked Burkina Faso's capital early Friday in what the police said was a suspected attack by Islamic extremists. By midday the gunfire became intermittent and helicopters flew above the French Embassy in Ouagadougou.(AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 8:40 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's prime minister said Saturday he is revolted by the Islamic extremist attacks that killed at least eight people in the capital, and said the government and people must remain vigilant against such violence. Prime Minister Paul Kaba Tieba met with the...
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A soldier walks near the rear of the Army Headquarters in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Friday March 2, 2018. Gunfire and explosions rocked Burkina Faso's capital early Friday in what the police said was a suspected attack by Islamic extremists. By midday the gunfire became intermittent and helicopters flew above the French Embassy in Ouagadougou.(AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
March 03, 2018 - 7:09 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Trading resumed at the main market in Burkina Faso's capital city Saturday and residents returned to the streets, a day after Islamic extremists attacked the French Embassy and army headquarters in simultaneous assaults, killing eight people and wounding more than...
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