• FILE - This May 20, 2005 file photo shows storage bunkers at the U.S. Army Depot in Hawthorne, Nev. Seven Marines from a North Carolina unit were killed and several injured in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot, the Marine Corps said Tuesday, March 19, 2013. The cause of the accident, that occurred shortly before 10 p.m. PST, Monday, March 18, is under investigation, officials said in a statement from the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp LeJeune, N.C. The Hawthorne Army Depot stores and d

    It was not immediately clear how the Marines were killed. Officials earlier characterized it as an explosion, without giving specifics about what happened.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 19, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT
  • Turkey's interior minister blamed Syria's intelligence agencies and its army for involvement in a car bombing at a border crossing last month that killed 14 people.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 11, 2013, 3:02 PM EDT
  • In this Jan. 31, 2013 photo, Kachin Independence Army soldiers guard a post on a hilltop overlooking the town of Laiza, where the guerrilla group's headquarters are located, in northern Myanmar's Kachin-controlled region.

    An upsurge in fighting underscores how far Myanmar is from achieving one of the things it needs most — a political settlement to end conflicts with rebel groups.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 21, 2013, 7:09 AM EST