Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 05:40
Azerbaijan is preparing to use force to regain control of territory it lost to Armenians more than two decades ago after international efforts to find a peaceful solution failed to bring results, its defense minister said.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 06:24
U.S. intelligence agencies are considering whether to provide information, analysis and possibly tactical lessons to African governments about how to attack wildlife poaching networks, according to a top official.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 06:41
Uganda has banned meetings to build support for former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi’s bid to run for president next year, police chief Kale Kayihura said.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:50
Venezuela’s opposition is set to gain control of congress for the first time in 16 years in a Dec. 6 vote seen as the biggest test yet for the Socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 05:19
The Pentagon is clearing the final congressional hurdles in the way of spending the entire $1.62 billion lawmakers approved last year to train and equip the Iraqi and Kurdish military.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 07:06
Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir chose a new foreign minister after vowing to improve relations with Europe and the U.S., which has sanctioned the country for more than 15 years over allegations it sponsors terrorism.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 07:14
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization agreed to establish a liaison office in Djibouti to boost anti-piracy efforts off the Horn of Africa, the 28-nation bloc said. An “office will facilitate greater operational, logistical and administrative coordination.”
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 06:55
The most populous Arab nation will now receive F-16 jets, Harpoon anti-ship missiles and Abrams tank upgrade kits withheld following the military ouster of its elected president in July 2013. Starting in 2018, however, its army will no longer be allowed to buy weapons on credit, a privilege enjoyed since the 1979 peace accord with Israel.
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 07:26
Nigeria, with Africa’s biggest economy, is relying on poorer neighbor Chad to spearhead the battle against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram so it can put in place the security it needs to hold delayed presidential elections next month.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 07:12
Moored on the U.S. side of the international boundary, the balloon is an unmanned, high-altitude sentinel carrying cameras that let U.S. Customs and Border Protection peer deep into Mexico and spot a human from 12 miles (20 kilometers) away in the dark. “This is putting long-range eyeballs at 500 to 5,000 feet that did not exist before,” said Tobin Ruff, who runs the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s program for tactical aerostats, as the blimps are formally known.