AFP, EFE, Reuters

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 07:42
Tokyo has secured cost cuts on support equipment for its next batch of six U.S. F-35 stealth fighter aircraft of around $100 million, according to sources and Japanese budget papers, on top of savings being finalized for all buyers of the high-tech jets.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:28
Britain will continue blocking a European Union army as long as it remains a member of the bloc as the new force would undermine NATO military alliance, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 06:29
Amnesty International accused a Nigerian police unit on Wednesday of torturing suspects and demanding bribes to free them - allegations dismissed by the police.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 08:17
South Sudan's government said it was deeply concerned by the release of a report by US group Sentry alleging corruption among top officials, saying such allegations would damage peace efforts in a nation which has been riven by war.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:54
Libyan forces allied with the UN-backed government on Sunday battled Islamic State militants in their last hideouts in the city of Sirte, in a renewed push after a break in fighting for the Muslim celebrations of Eid.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 06:35
Looting, kidnapping and sexual violence are increasing in South Sudan, refugees arriving in Uganda have told the United Nations, while hunger and disease are worsening as conflict continues.
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:47
UN sanctions monitors warned that the economy of the world's newest nation has effectively collapsed due to government policies that include buying weapons instead of funding social services.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 07:48
Poland has announced it will seek formal US approval to buy eight Patriot missile defence systems from weapons maker Raytheon, marking a key move toward closing the estimated $5bn deal.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
El Salvador is one of the most violent countries in Central, with 3,050 violent deaths reported in the first six months of this year. El Salvador runs the risk of seeing the reemergence of death squads as the government pursues a hardline approach in its efforts to tackle violent crime in the Central American country, national human rights ombudsman David Morales told EFE.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:33
U.S. President Barack Obama may not decide before a NATO summit next month whether to alter plans to nearly halve America's forces in Afghanistan, a diplomat and a U.S. official said. A decision had been expected at or before the summit in Warsaw on July 8-9 on whether to stick to plans to slash the 9,800 troops to 5,500 before Obama leaves office next year.