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Russian general killed fighting IS in east Syria

DEIR EZZOR: A Russian general was killed while battling Islamic State group militants near the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, Moscow's defence ministry said Sunday. "Division general Valeri Assapov was killed when a shell exploded…

S. Korea general and wife ‘treated soldiers like…

SEOUL: A South Korean general and his wife treated soldiers like "slaves", forcing them to retrieve golf balls and pick up toenail clippings, a rights group alleged, prompting officials to launch a probe Wednesday. Soldiers assigned to…

Saudi general killed on Yemen border

RIYADH: A Saudi general has been killed in the south of the country near the border with Yemen, where he had been "defending the country", the army announced Sunday.

US awards military medal to General Sharif

WASHINGTON: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif held meetings with US Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, Deputy Secretary Defense Robert Work and Commandant US Marines General Joseph Dunford in Washington.

Colombian general kidnapped by rebels

BOGOTA: A Colombian army general went missing Sunday in an area where leftist FARC rebels are active, President Juan Manuel Santos said, in a potentially serious strain to the South American country's peace process.