Tag: US Army

  • Nigerians demand departure of United States troops

    Nigerians demand departure of United States troops

    Hundreds of Nigerians protesters have taken to the street of Niger’s capital to demand the departure of United States (US) troops, after the military government further shifted its strategy by ending a military accord with the US and welcoming Russian military instructors. The crowd on Saturday waved Nigerien flags in a demonstration that recalled anti-French…

  • Six US soldiers die in plane crash in afghanistan

    Six US soldiers die in plane crash in afghanistan

    Six members of the U.S.-led NATO International Security Assistance Force service were killed in an aircraft crash in southern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said. The cause of the crash is under investigation, NATO said in a statement, adding that “initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.”…

  • 4 die in military crash near US base in Africa

    4 die in military crash near US base in Africa

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An American reconnaissance plane crashed 6 miles (10 kilometers) from the only U.S. base in Africa, killing four service members on board, after returning from a mission in support of the war in Afghanistan, the military said Monday. The statement said that the crash occurred at about 8 p.m. Saturday in…