Sudan's military said Wednesday it had arrested a top general and several others over a foiled coup attempt announced earlier this month.
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 during shelling by IS fighters," the ministry was quoted as saying by local media, adding that the officer was serving as an advisor to Syrian government troops. The ministry said Assapov would be posthumously decorated for his service. Read More: Russian strikes kill 45 Syrian rebels:…
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 the home of four-star general Park Chan-Ju and his wife "did the laundry, ironing, gardening, cleaning bathrooms, picking up every little trash -- even pieces of toenails or dead skin cells," the Centre for Military Human Rights Korea said in a press statement. The wife threw a pancake…
BANGKOK: A Thai general was found guilty of human trafficking on Wednesday as a Bangkok court convicted scores of people in a mass trial exposing the lynchpin role of corrupt officials in the grim, lucrative trade in Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants. Thailand's junta launched a crackdown in May 2015 on a network funnelling desperate migrants through southern Thailand and onto Malaysia, holding some for ransom in jungle camps. It unspooled a crisis across Southeast Asia as gangmasters abandoned their human cargo in the…
WASHINGTON: The Pentagon won't strip David Petraeus of his fourth star for providing his mistress classified information, a scandal that forced the resignation of a man feted for changing the course of the Iraq War.
PARIS: A replica of the 18th century ship that took a French general on his voyage to become a hero of the American war of independence set sail again Saturday, cheered off by thousands of well-wishers and President Francois Hollande.
QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has said elements who inflicted damage to the country will soon meet their fate, ARY News reported.