Call comes as the military prepares major offensive against Taliban in heart of Lashkar Gah after fierce fighting.
A Reuters video journalist captured the moment Afghan forces came under attack from the Taliban in Kandahar on Tuesday, as
The area is the government's last northern stronghold and important for peace negotiations.
Meanwhile, Tajikistan has yet to officially acknowledge any deaths from the clashes, which have raised fears of a larger conflict.
Shots were heard and fires lit as heavy fighting erupted at a Myanmar army outpost near the country's eastern border
The battle for the last scrap of land held by ISIS has taken longer than expected.
Portuguese paratroopers faced off with a rebel militia in the Central African Republic earlier this month in a major operation.
Last week, Maj. Edward F. Wright received the Silver Star for his heroism in Vietnam over 51 years ago.
Ret. 1st Sgt. John Lord was awarded the Navy Cross fifty years after leading his platoon through an ambush in
Michael Monsoor’s teammates share his story of his courageous and selfless actions.