War casualties

FILE- In this Aug. 28, 2008, file photo, Tetsu Nakamura, who has headed the Japanese charity, Peace Medical Service, speaks during a press conference regarding the killing of the Japanese aid worker Kazuya Ito, at the Japanese embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Japanese physician and aid worker in eastern Afghanistan died of his wounds after an attack Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, that also killed five Afghans, including the doctor’s bodyguards, the driver and a passenger, a hospital spokesman said. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq, File)
December 04, 2019 - 7:31 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A shooting ambush in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday killed a Japanese physician and aid worker widely respected and beloved in the war-scarred nation, triggering an outpouring of grief among the people whose lives he helped change for the better. The leaders of Japan and...
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FILE- In this Aug. 28, 2008, file photo, Tetsu Nakamura, who has headed the Japanese charity, Peace Medical Service, speaks during a press conference regarding the killing of the Japanese aid worker Kazuya Ito, at the Japanese embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Japanese physician and aid worker in eastern Afghanistan died of his wounds after an attack Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, that also killed five Afghans, including the doctor’s bodyguards, the driver and a passenger, a hospital spokesman said. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq, File)
December 04, 2019 - 5:39 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Japanese physician and aid worker in eastern Afghanistan died of his wounds after an attack Wednesday that also killed five Afghans, including the doctor’s bodyguards, the driver and a passenger, a hospital spokesman said. The attack in Nangarhar province targeted...
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FILE- In this Aug. 28, 2008, file photo, Tetsu Nakamura, who has headed the Japanese charity, Peace Medical Service, speaks during a press conference regarding the killing of the Japanese aid worker Kazuya Ito, at the Japanese embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Japanese physician and aid worker in eastern Afghanistan died of his wounds after an attack Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, that also killed five Afghans, including the doctor’s bodyguards, the driver and a passenger, a hospital spokesman said. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq, File)
December 04, 2019 - 4:10 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Japanese physician and aid worker in eastern Afghanistan died of his wounds after an attack Wednesday that also killed five Afghans, including the doctor’s bodyguards, the driver and a passenger, a hospital spokesman said. The attack in Nangarhar province targeted...
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File - In this Thursday, Aug 28, 2008, file photo, Tetsu Nakamura, right, executive director of PMS Japan, participates in the memorial service for Japanese aid worker Kazuya Ito at the governor's house in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Afghan official says Japanese doctor Tetsu Nakamura is in serious condition after an attack in eastern Nangarhar province that killed five Afghans, including his bodyguards and driver. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, file)
December 04, 2019 - 2:40 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Japanese physician and aid worker in eastern Afghanistan died of his wounds after an attack Wednesday that also killed five Afghans, including the doctor’s bodyguards, the driver and a passenger, a hospital spokesman said. The attack in Nangarhar province targeted...
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December 03, 2019 - 12:37 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso’s armed forces says soldiers have killed at least 20 militants after gunmen launched simultaneous overnight attacks on military positions. The office of the armed forces commander general said in a statement Tuesday that 20 other unidentified gunmen...
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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense transporting an injured person after an airstrike hit the northern town of Maaret al-Numan, in Idlib province, Syria, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Syrian opposition activists say the airstrike on the market in Maaret al-Numan, a rebel-held town in the country's northwest, has killed at least 10 civilians. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
December 02, 2019 - 1:18 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A suspected Syrian government airstrike on a market in a northwestern rebel-held town killed 13 civilians on Monday while Turkish artillery shells landed near a school in a Kurdish-held town, killing at least nine, including eight children, activists said. The violence is part of...
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A damaged pick up marked with the initials C.D.N., that in Spanish stand for Cartel of the Northeast, is abandoned on the side of a near Villa Union, Mexico, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, the day after it was assaulted by gunmen. Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that arrived in a convoy of pickup trucks and attacked the town's city hall on Saturday, putting the overall death toll at 20. (AP Photo/Gerardo Sanchez)
December 01, 2019 - 10:36 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, putting the overall death toll at 20. The Coahuila state government said in a statement...
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A damaged pick up marked with the initials C.D.N., that in Spanish stand for Cartel of the Northeast, is on the streets after a gun battle between Mexican security forces and suspected cartel gunmen, in Villa Union, Mexico, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. At least 14 people were killed, four of them police officers, after an armed group in a convoy of trucks stormed the town, in Coahuila state, prompting security forces to intervene, state Gov. Miguel Riquelme Solis said. (AP Photo/Gerardo Sanchez)
December 01, 2019 - 8:05 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, putting the overall death toll at 20. The Coahuila state government said in a statement...
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Bullet holes riddle the interior of a home after a gun battle between Mexican security forces and suspected cartel members, in Villa Union, Mexico, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. At least 14 people were killed, four of them police officers, after an armed group in a convoy of trucks stormed the town, in Coahuila state, prompting security forces to intervene, state Gov. Miguel Riquelme Solis said. (AP Photo/Gerardo Sanchez)
December 01, 2019 - 7:41 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, putting the overall death toll at 20. The Coahuila state government said in a statement...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2017 file photo, a French soldier stands inside a military helicopter during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to the troops of Operation Barkhane, France's largest overseas military operation, in Gao, northern Mali. French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday Nov.26, 2019 a midair collision between two helicopters has killed 13 French soldiers fighting against Islamic extremists in Mali. (Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP, File)
November 26, 2019 - 5:49 am
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A midair collision between two helicopters has killed 13 French soldiers fighting Islamic extremists in Mali, France said Tuesday, in its biggest loss since its mission in West Africa’s Sahel region began in 2013. French President Emmanuel Macron expressed “deep sadness” after...
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