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  • Two killed in border skirmish between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

    DUSHANBE/BISHKEK (Reuters) - Two Tajiks were killed in a border shootout between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, the bloodiest clash so far this year on the frontier between the former Soviet neighbors, officials said on Tuesday.
  • Surprise homecoming reunites family

    Surprise homecoming reunites family
    It appeared to be a typical Thursday for Theresa Byrne. The Costa Mesa resident's days hadn't varied significantly in the nearly six months since her husband was deployed by the Air Force to Central Asia. That was about to change. With an anxious...

    Witnesses in Kyrgyzstan say U.S. military plane broke apart midair

    Witnesses say a U.S. tanker airplane that crashed Friday in northern Kyrgyzstan caught fire and broke apart in the air, according to local officials. Emergency response crews were dispatched to the scene, but the fate of the crew was not immediately...

    After a deployment, a Marine meets his match

    After a deployment, a Marine meets his match
    It wasn't until my husband held our son Aaron for the first time that I realized I'd been holding my breath — for months. In August, Judah had hugged me, 20-something-weeks' pregnant, and our 3-year-old goodbye before leaving for a tour in...

    Panetta visits Afghainstan in wake of shooting rampage

     
    REPORTING FROM CAMP BASTION, AFGHANISTAN -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday in the aftermath of a shooting rampage blamed on an American soldier that has shaken the U.S-led war effort. Panetta's long-...