An Israeli woman was killed and a soldier critically wounded in Palestinian knife attacks in the West Bank and Tel Aviv on Monday, extending a surge in violence fuelled by strife over access to Jerusalem`s holiest site.
Scientists who unlocked the genetic code of bacteria grown from a soldier who died of dysentery in World War I say it revealed a superbug already resistant to penicillin and other antibiotics decades before they were in common use.
An Egyptian military recruit was killed and four others were injured Wednesday when an explosive device targeted a military armoured vehicle on Rafah-Arish highway in north Sinai, a security source said.
The soldier who killed five of his unit comrades last weekend in a South Korean army barrack, apologised to the families of the victims and to his own, said the country`s ministry of national defense in Seoul Tuesday.
US Army officials had reportedly considered conducting a rescue mission inside Pakistan to free US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was taken hostage by Taliban in 2009, according to a Washington Times report.