Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 06:23
The U.S. Air Force says the Pentagon’s inspector general got the numbers wrong in asserting that the service risks wasting $8.8 billion on MQ-9 Reaper drones.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:14
China halted weapons sales to South Sudan after it discovered the state arms manufacturer sold millions of dollars worth of equipment to the war-torn nation, a Chinese Embassy official said.
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 05:58
African troops in Somalia are planning a surge to free areas still controlled by al-Qaeda-linked militants, with more than two-thirds of the country already liberated, government and African Union officials said.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 07:24
Nothing like the whiff of cordite to set a society on a forensic soul-searching mission: Two explosions in Chile last week — one near a Santiago metro station, the other in a supermarket in Viña del Mar — have shaken this mostly peaceable nation like an Andean temblor and left much of Latin America perplexed.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 06:56
Ukraine’s parliament approved a law giving special status to the country’s two easternmost regions while a cease-fire, now in its 11th day, came under threat as some separatists called for a resumption of fighting.
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 06:13
The presidents of Liberia and Sierra Leone plan to skip President Barack Obama’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to deal with the deadly Ebola virus in their countries, as a White House spokesman said the outbreak won’t affect the conference.
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 06:37
“Now you have complete families coming, directly affected, saying ‘The gang came, they killed two family members, and we all had to flee.’”
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 08:05
The State Department has told lawmakers informally that the Obama administration wants to sell Iraq more than 4,000 additional Hellfire missiles for the government’s fight against Islamic insurgents, according to people familiar with the plan.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 08:22
The Pentagon will probably request warfighting budgets in addition to its annual defense spending plan even after the U.S. ends its combat role in Afghanistan, the Defense Department’s comptroller said.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 06:59
Uganda’s shilling slumped to the lowest level in 15 months after the U.S. government said it was cutting aid to the East African nation over a February law that toughened punishment for homosexual acts.