300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army
About 300 US paratroopers arrived this week in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east, the US Army said in a statement.
US, French forces aid search for hostage taken in Burkina Faso
The US and French military are assisting in the search for a Romanian mineworker kidnapped in Burkina Faso and believed to have been taken into Mali, Burkina Faso's security minister has said.
UK to train Syrian opposition forces to fight IS group: minister
Britain will begin training Syrian "moderate opposition forces" in Turkey and other regional countries within weeks as part of its efforts to fight Islamic State militants, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced on Thursday.
Anti-government forces advance on southern Yemen
Anti-government forces advanced Tuesday toward President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi's refuge of Aden in southern Yemen, fighting fierce battles with loyalist forces in which at least 30 people were killed.