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Hundreds of men, women and children who have been maimed in the conflict and terrorist attacks in war-plagued Afghanistan often visit the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) orthopedic center in Lashkar Gah.

The Japanese government on Friday reasserted its claim that U.S. military helicopters had flown over an elementary school in Japan's southernmost prefecture of Okinawa.

The Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday said the reports of Lithuania imposing sanctions against Mongolia are misinformation.

U.S. State Department said Thursday that the United States and South Korea held a meeting here on Wednesday to discuss cooperation and consultation on deterrence strategies.