Russia hosts its annual Olympics for tanks

Russia hosts its annual Olympics for tanks

The Tank Biathlon is one of the most popular disciplines in Russias annual World Army Games, as crews from around the world showcase their military expertise. Created by Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, the games both advertise Russias military might to the world and remind the Russian people of the strength of their army. Jul 24, 2017
Two wild elephants swept out to sea rescued by Sri Lankan navy

Two wild elephants swept out to sea rescued by Sri Lankan navy

The dramatic rescue took place off the coast of Trincomalee on July 23. This is the second time the Sri Lankan navy has been brought in to rescue a floundering elephant in recent weeks, with another animal being pulled to safety in Kokilai on July 11. Jul 24, 2017
Kabul suicide bomb kills at least 24

Kabul suicide bomb kills at least 24

A suicide car bombing in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on July 24 killed at least 24 people and wounded 40. A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul, although the target of the attack remained unclear. Jul 24, 2017