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Germany admits troops killed six Afghan soldiers

BERLIN — Germany’s Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg admitted Sunday that German troops mistakenly killed six Afghan soldiers at the weekend, and expressed condolences for the deaths. The German troops were en route to reinforce others under attack and had opened fire on a civilian vehicle that had ignored warnings…

46 sailors missing after mysterious explosion sinks S. Korean warship

SEOUL (AFP) – Ships and aircraft searched choppy and frigid seas Saturday for survivors of one of South Korea’s worst naval disasters, but hopes faded for 46 missing after an unexplained explosion tore a warship in half. The tragedy happened near the tense disputed Yellow Sea border with North Korea,…

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