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Home to 28,000 US troops, South Korea is unlikely to avoid conflict in Taiwan

Home to 28,000 US troops, South Korea is unlikely to avoid conflict in Taiwan

U.S. President Joe Biden has an ice cream as he salutes U.S. troops during his visit to the Air Operations Center at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Tensions around Taiwan have raised the thorny …

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Canada sends troops to help clear the devastation of Fiona

Canada sends troops to help clear the devastation of Fiona

TORONTO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada were left without power on Sunday as officials tried to gauge the extent of the devastation from former Hurricane Fiona, which swept away homes, ripped roofs and blocked roads in the Atlantic provinces of the country. After surging north from the Caribbean, Fiona landed …

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Putin can call up all the troops he wants, but Russia can't train or support them |  CNN

Putin can call up all the troops he wants, but Russia can’t train or support them | CNN

CNN — Vladimir Putin can call up all the troops he wants, but Russia has no way of providing these new troops with the training and weapons they need to fight in Ukraine anytime soon. As his invasion of Ukraine runs out of steam, the Russian president announced on Wednesday the immediate “partial mobilization” of …

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'Look, these are our boys': Ukrainian troops drive Russian tanks to new front line

‘Look, these are our boys’: Ukrainian troops drive Russian tanks to new front line

September 17, 2022 at 4:28 p.m. EDT Vehicles are seen on and around a damaged bridge in Kupyansk. (Heidi Levine for the Washington Post) KUPIANSK, Ukraine – The front line is now a river, the Oskil, which runs through the center of the city of Kupiansk in eastern Ukraine. On one side are the charging …

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This undated photograph released by the Ukrainian Army's Strategic Communications Directorate shows the wreckage of what Kyiv described as an Iranian Shahed drone shot down near Kupiansk, Ukraine.  The Ukrainian army claimed on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, for the first time, to have encountered a suicide drone supplied by Iran and used by Russia on the battlefield.

Cities liberated from Russia, troops surrendering

Ukraine’s military said on Tuesday it shot down one of the Iranian-built Russian drones as the Kyiv counteroffensive continued to repel invaders from northeastern towns occupied since the first weeks of the war. The Ukrainian army has released images of the wreckage of the drone, encountered near Kupiansk in Kharkiv province, where Ukrainian troops have …

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Ukrainian troops keep pressure on fleeing Russian forces

Ukrainian troops keep pressure on fleeing Russian forces

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops put pressure on retreating Russian forces On Tuesday, push deeper into occupied territory and send more Kremlin troops to flee ahead of the counteroffensive that has dealt a terrible blow to Moscow’s military prestige. As the advance continued, Ukraine’s border guard service said the army had taken control of …

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Ukrainian troops raise flag at rail hub as advance threatens to turn into rout

Ukrainian troops raise flag at rail hub as advance threatens to turn into rout

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine breakthrough is fastest progress in months Thousands of Russian soldiers risk being surrounded KYIV/HRAKOVE, Ukraine, September 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials shared photos on Saturday showing troops hoisting the national flag above the main railway town that supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine , as …

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Ukraine launches surprise counterattacks on Russian troops as they get distracted in the south

Ukraine launches surprise counterattacks on Russian troops as they get distracted in the south

Ukrainian soldiers gathered in Kyiv for the funeral of Oleh Kutsyn, commander of the Karpatska Sich Battalion. Methane Acta | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Ukraine appears to have surprised Russia this week with a series of counterattacks in the northeast of the country, with military strategists saying Kyiv likely took advantage of a recent …

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