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# Soldier

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# Terrorism
Spy agency MI5 'approached' suspect soldier killer, says childhood friend
A British Minister has claimed that even if Lee Rigby’s killers were known to MI5, it is impossible to keep tabs on everyone at all times.
# Woolwich
Police unsure if decapitated British soldier was targeted or not
It has been revealed that the two men suspected of killing the 25-year-old had been part of previous investigations.
# London
Security increased at London barracks after suspected terrorist attack on soldier
Witnesses to the brutal attack said the men responsible stayed on the scene encouraging passers-by to take photos.
# Identity theft
FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity
The soldier, who had been absent without leave from the army, managed to change the address on an account held by billionaire Paul Allen.
# Afghanistan
US soldier to face murder charges over deaths of 17 Afghans
Staff Sergeant Robert Bales will also face charges of assault and a string of other offences, a military official says.
# Afghanistan
Afghan shooting suspect remembers little about night of massacre - lawyer
John Henry Browne met with his client, Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, for the first time today.
# Super soldiers
Scientists harness hormones to create 'super-soldier' ants
An entire genus of ant – of 1100 species – can be mutated into larger-than-average creatures with a touch of hormones.
# Prisoner Swap
Prisoner swap: Israel to release hundreds of prisoners for Shalit's freedom
In a prisoner swap, Israel has published the names of 477 Palestinian prisoners who will be released in exhange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit’s freedom.
# Oh No!
British soldier proposes in call from Afghanistan...to the wrong woman
Now the whole world is desperately seeking Samantha and her lovestruck soldier boyfriend.
# Afghanistan
Derry soldier killed in Afghanistan
A 20-year-old Coleraine man has been killed while on patrol in Afghanistan.