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All combat roles must be opened to women, Israeli stady says

The military's last all-male bastions must be put into women’s access, extending equal opportunities to front-line infantry, armored corps and special forces, an army-appointed commission has recommended.

The military said the draft report by a panel of officers and academics was a tool for long term-planning meant to "maximize the abilities of the women for the overall benefit of the armed forces." It did not have details of the report's recommendations.

Launch of "Progress of the World's Women 2019: Families in a Changing World"

WHAT: Launch of UN Women's flagship Report: Progress of the World's Women 2019: Families in a Changing World.

Putin’s official spokesman Dmitry Peskov discharged from hospital

Dmitry Peskov, an official spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, was discharged from hospital.

"Yes, that's true," Peskov told reporters.

International Women's Day: Innovate for Change!

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Third place for Belgium

Third place for Belgium

About 1,600 PMC Wagner fighters leave Libya in unknown direction

About 1,600 fighters of private military company (PMC) Wagner left the war zone in western Libya, Anadolu agency reports with reference to Mohammed Kununu, a representative of Libyan government forces.

According to him, PMC employees involved in the Libyan conflict on the side of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar departed from Beni Walid airport near Tripoli on board two military transport aircraft. Their destination remains unknown.