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Screengrab from video released by US army. Image: US army/Twitter

The US army raised eyebrows on Twitter on Saturday when it released a bizarre video celebrating St Patrick’s Day. The video, which appears to be(...)

Reporting  fake accounts to Facebook seems regularly to result in no action at all. Photgraph: Reuters/Dado Ruvic

When I got to the fifth or sixth Facebook friend request from yet another US army four-star general, decorated special ops soldier, or retired Navy ad(...)

US army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl left his combat outpost in Paktika province in June 2009 without permission. Photograph: Jonathan Drake/Reuters

US army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl on Friday was spared prison time for endangering fellow troops when he deserted his post in Afghanistan in 2009, but a (...)

 Myeshia Johnson she kisses the casket of her husband army Sgt La David Johnson during his burial service at the Memorial Gardens East cemetery in Hollywood, Florida. Photograph: Gaston de Cardenas/AFP/Getty Images

The controversy over US president Donald Trump’s phone call to a widow of a US soldier killed during an ambush in Niger has deepened after the preside(...)

Joe Biden  embraces Fionnuala Kenny, wife of former taoiseach Enda Kenny, who is greeted by Martina Jennings of Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation, at the sod turning for the new hospice facility in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Former US vice-president Joe Biden has said he is "honoured" that Mayo’s first hospice will be forever linked with his late son, Beau. Turning t(...)

Hundreds of people gather in an emergency shelter at the Miami-Dade County Fair Expo Center in Miami, Florida, September 8th, 2017, ahead of Hurricane Irma. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Florida has braced for one of the most violent storms on record, as Hurricane Irma barrelled through the Caribbean and Cuba on Friday, leaving a trail(...)

The Wall: the dialogue can sound a little ripe, but the action is appropriately brutish and impeccably timed.  Photograph: David James courtesy of Amazon Studios

No Aristotelian unity is left behind in this taut, parsimonious, one-set war thriller, a Gulf War picture that, lumped together with Buried, makes for(...)

Cork Person of the Year: Sr Philomena O’Sullivan with her award for June

An Irish nun who helped provide health services for the poor and sick for more than 50 years while working as missionary in Korea has been named Cork (...)

The al-Hadba minaret of  the Grand al-Nuri Mosque is seen through a  window in the Old City of Mosul on June 1st. Photograph: Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters

The leaning al-Habda minaret that has towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, bu(...)

I recently received this email. “My name is Major Mike Moore, 34 years old from Alabama, a US army currently stationed in Syria for war against terr(...)

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