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North Korean soldier defects to South: South's military

North Korean soldier defects to South: South's militaryA North Korean soldier defected to South Korea on Saturday, the South Korean military said, but there were no unusual movements by North Korea’s military in response. The North Korean soldier was spotted moving toward South Korea, and then crossed over a military demarcation line separating the two sides, the South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement. North Korean soldiers have even shot at defecting colleagues, raising fears of a clash.



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6 rebels, 1 soldier killed in Kashmir, sparking protests

6 rebels, 1 soldier killed in Kashmir, sparking protestsSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Six rebels and an army soldier were killed in a gunbattle in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday, officials said, sparking violent protests by residents seeking an end to Indian rule over the disputed region and leaving a teenage boy dead and 20 people injured.



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The Latest: Israel says soldier killed in Gaza clashes

The Latest: Israel says soldier killed in Gaza clashesGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The latest on a fresh wave of fighting between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip (all times local):



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Israeli soldier, 7 Palestinians killed in new Gaza fighting

Israeli soldier, 7 Palestinians killed in new Gaza fightingJERUSALEM (AP) — A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving an Israeli soldier and seven Palestinians dead, just as Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers had appeared to be making progress toward ratcheting down months of border violence.



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Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead: military

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead: militaryA Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier and was shot dead by the wounded man and other troops in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday, the military said. In a statement, the military said the incident occurred near the biblical Cave of the Patriarchs, revered by Muslims as the Ibrahimi mosque, in the city of Hebron. Palestinians began a wave of knife and car-ramming attacks in the West Bank and in Israel in 2015, after peace talks with Israel collapsed.



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Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier – military

Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier - militaryIsraeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian who tried to stab one of them in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the military said. “A Palestinian attempted to stab a soldier at the site. Israel’s Shin Bet internal security service said the assailant, whom it did not name, was a resident of the West Bank village of Biddya and had no record of anti-Israeli activity.



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A U.S. Soldier Has Pleaded Guilty to Trying to Help the Islamic State

A U.S. Soldier Has Pleaded Guilty to Trying to Help the Islamic StateIkaika Kang said he provided secret military information to undercover agents



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A Sikh Soldier Became the First to Wear a Turban at Trooping the Colour

A Sikh Soldier Became the First to Wear a Turban at Trooping the Colour“I hope that more people like me will be encouraged to join the army”



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Soldier steals armored vehicle, takes it on two-hour ride in Virginia: police

Soldier steals armored vehicle, takes it on two-hour ride in Virginia: police(Reuters) – A soldier stole an armored personnel carrier from a National Guard base in Virginia on Tuesday and took the vehicle on a two-hour drive that ended in a police chase through downtown Richmond, the state capital, state police said. The unidentified man took the vehicle at about 7:50 p.m. from Fort Pickett, a Army National Guard base in Blackstone, Virginia, state police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in an email to Reuters.



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Deployed soldier surprises son at graduation

Deployed soldier surprises son at graduationU.S. Army Sgt. Damon Solomon surprised his son Tyler at his high school graduation Saturday in Marshfield, Massachusetts.



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