War and unrest

Young dancers participate in a performance during a ceremony to remember victims of My Lai massacre in My Lai, Vietnam Friday, March 16, 2018. More than a thousand people attend the commemoration marking the 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre in which 504 unarmed civilians, most of them women, children and the elderly. (AP Photo/ Hau Dinh)
March 16, 2018 - 11:16 am
MY LAI, Vietnam (AP) — With talk of peace and cooperation rather than hatred, more than a thousand people marked the 50th anniversary Friday of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, the most notorious episode in modern U.S. military history. On March 16, 1968, the American soldiers of Charlie Company...
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March 16, 2018 - 11:14 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — All seven service members aboard a U.S. helicopter that crashed in Iraq were killed, the Pentagon said Friday in a written statement. The aircraft crashed in western Iraq a day earlier, U.S. officials said. The officials said seven service members were on board. They spoke on...
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March 16, 2018 - 11:10 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the military helicopter crash in Iraq (all times local): 6:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is offering thoughts and prayers for the families of service members that were killed in a military helicopter crash in Iraq. Trump says on Twitter Friday that he is thinking of...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 16, 2008 file photo, Kurds look at images of the victims of Halabja massacre in Halabja, Iraq. Iraq's Kurdish region has commemorated the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's 1988 gas attack in the northeastern Kurdish town of Halabja that killed 5,000 people. (AP Photo/Yahya Ahmed, File)
March 16, 2018 - 10:20 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's Kurdish region on Friday commemorated the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's 1988 gas attack in the northeastern Kurdish town of Halabja that killed 5,000 people. Kurdish officials delivered speeches to a crowd of hundreds gathered for the ceremony at a stadium in the...
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian civilians with their belongings as they fleeing from fighting between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in Hamouria in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, March. 15, 2018. Thousands of civilians streamed out of Syria's besieged, opposition-held enclave of eastern Ghouta on Thursday, crossing on foot and in pick-up trucks and tractors to government-held territory near the capital, Damascus, according to footage on state-run Syrian television. (SANA via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 9:26 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's seven-year civil war (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A U.N. spokeswoman says the world body is receiving "deeply alarming" reports from the Kurdish enclave of Afrin about civilian deaths and injuries due to airstrikes and ground-based strikes. Ravina...
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian civilians with their belongings, fleeing from fighting between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in Hamouria in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, March. 15, 2018. Thousands of civilians streamed out of Syria's besieged, opposition-held enclave of eastern Ghouta on Thursday, crossing on foot and in pick-up trucks and tractors to government-held territory near the capital, Damascus, according to footage on state-run Syrian television. (SANA via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 9:24 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government and Russian airstrikes killed at least 46 people in a besieged town outside of Damascus on Friday, while Turkish shelling and attacks on a Kurdish-held town in northern Syria left at least 22 dead there, monitors and officials said. The staggering death toll — at...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech prior to a meeting of European Socialists prior to an EU summit in Brussels. The United States and other allies have united behind the U.K. government in blaming Russia for the nerve-agent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. But Britain's main opposition party is split over how firmly to point the finger at Moscow. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file)
March 16, 2018 - 8:59 am
LONDON (AP) — The United States and other allies have united behind the U.K. government in blaming Russia for the nerve-agent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. But Britain's main opposition party is split over how firmly to point the finger at Moscow. Labour Party...
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Greek police officers in plain clothes escort eight Turkish servicemen to the appeal court in Athens, on Friday March 16, 2018. The servicemen fled to Greece in a helicopter and requested political asylum. Athens appeal judges hear Friday new Turkish extradition request for military officers, accused of participation in anti-Erdogan coup. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
March 16, 2018 - 8:45 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court on Friday rejected a new request from Turkey for the extradition of eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in July 2016 after a failed military coup. The Athens appeals court ruled that the men would not get a fair trial in Turkey and would face inhumane...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 16, 2008 file photo, Kurds look at images of the victims of Halabja massacre in Halabja, Iraq. Iraq's Kurdish region has commemorated the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's 1988 gas attack in the northeastern Kurdish town of Halabja that killed 5,000 people. (AP Photo/Yahya Ahmed, File)
March 16, 2018 - 8:36 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's Kurdish region has commemorated the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's 1988 gas attack in the northeastern Kurdish town of Halabja that killed 5,000 people. Kurdish officials delivered speeches to a crowd of hundreds gathered for the ceremony at a stadium in the town. At...
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian civilians with their belongings as they fleeing from fighting between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in Hamouria in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, March. 15, 2018. Thousands of civilians streamed out of Syria's besieged, opposition-held enclave of eastern Ghouta on Thursday, crossing on foot and in pick-up trucks and tractors to government-held territory near the capital, Damascus, according to footage on state-run Syrian television. (SANA via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 7:51 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's seven-year civil war (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Syrian war monitoring group says Russian and Syrian government airstrikes on a town in the besieged eastern Ghouta enclave, just outside of Damascus, have killed 46 people. The Syrian Observatory...
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