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Tunisia police shot and killed three suspected Islamist militants in a raid near the Algerian border, a security official said on Monday, days after Algerian troops reportedly killed seven militants on the other side of the frontier. Gunmen disguised as police had killed three officers and a civilian in an attack there last month. Tunisia has been battling militants from the hardline Islamist movement Ansar al Sharia, which the United States earlier this year listed as a foreign terrorist organisation.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An Army general was expected to enter pleas Monday in a deal that includes the dismissal of sexual assault charges stemming from accusations that he forced a subordinate officer to perform oral sex.