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U.S. soldiers walk to an Afghan police station near Kandahar Airfield on June 3, 2014. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Americans Killed In Afghanistan, Possibly By Friendly Fire

Five U.S. service members and one Afghan were killed in fighting in southern Afghanistan on Monday in what could have been a mistaken bombing by their own comrades.

06/10/2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks with members of his military staff before boarding his plane prior to his departure from Andrews Air Force Base on May 28, 2014 in Maryland. (credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Hagel: The US Will Be ‘Living With Terrorism For Many Years’

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday it was not clear yet how many troops the U.S. will use to battle terrorists in Afghanistan in the coming two years, but he expressed some confidence that the Afghan forces will improve enough to secure and govern their own country.

05/29/2014

Russia's President Vladimir Putin  chairs a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, on May 7, 2014. (credit: DMITRY ASTAKHOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Kremlin Claims Again That Putin Orders Troops Back From Eastern Ukraine Border

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops deployed in regions near Ukraine to return to their home bases, the Kremlin said Monday.

05/19/2014

Pro-Russian troops barricade a Ukrainian government building in the eastern city of Donetsk. (GENYA SAVILOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine Sends Elite Forces To Odessa

Government is desperate to stop fighting between its troops and pro-Russian militia in its southern port city.

05/05/2014

More than 3,000 pro-Russian activists storm a government building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk. (ALEX INOY/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters Seize New Building In Eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian militants stormed government buildings in Luhansk, one of the largest cities in eastern Ukraine.

04/29/2014

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attends a press conference at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit on March 24, 2014 in The Hague, Netherlands. (credit: Evert-Jan Daniels - Pool/Getty Images)

Russian Foreign Minister: The West Is ‘Blowing This Out Of Proportion’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday offered further assurances that his country was not on the verge of invading eastern Ukraine, telling reporters that Russian troops “will be returning to the place of their permanent quarters as soon as” military exercises close to the two nations’ shared border wrapped up.

04/03/2014

President Obamas 900-strong entourage includes 45 vehicles and three planes. (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s Belgian Stopover A Brussels Budget Buster

Securing the president’s visits to the EU and NATO summits cost host country Belgium over $10 million.

03/26/2014

At the conclusion of a joint news conference in the Netherlands with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, President Obama gestured and thanked the crowd as only a single person in the audience responded with a slow, awkward clap. (Photo credit should read Freek van den Bergh/AFP/Getty Images)

Lone Person Awkwardly Slow-Claps at Conclusion of Obama Summit Remarks

At the conclusion of a joint news conference in the Netherlands with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, President Obama gestured and thanked the crowd as only a single person in the audience responded with a slow, awkward clap.

03/26/2014

NATO's chief is calling Russia's advances in Ukraine the greatest threat to European security and stability since the end of the Cold War. (Photo credit should read KELD NAVNTOFT/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO Chief: Russian Aggression A Cold War ‘Wake-Up Call’

NATO’s chief is calling Russia’s advances in Ukraine the greatest threat to European security and stability since the end of the Cold War.

03/19/2014

NATO aircraft will fly over Poland and Romania. (Getty Images)

NATO Deploys Surveillance Planes To Ukraine Border

AWACS will fly over Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis in Ukraine.

03/12/2014

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