Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 06:27
A Nigerian militant group threatened on Monday to step up attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta if the president pursues a military campaign, casting a shadow over peace talks between the government and groups due to start on Tuesday.
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 07:01
French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian headed to the Central African Republic on Sunday to formally end Operation Sangaris, begun three years ago to halt mass killings there but which failed to disarm militias terrorizing the population.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 07:20
As India's purchasing power and geopolitical influence increases, Pakistan risks increasing global isolation when it comes to purchase of high-tech defence items, an American think-tank has said
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 06:38
The Pentagon has secretly expanded its global network of drone bases­ to North Africa, deploying unmanned aircraft and U.S. military personnel to a facility in Tunisia to conduct spy missions in neighboring Libya.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 06:34
Turkey's military operation in northern Syria will target the town of Manbij, recently liberated from Islamic State by Kurdish-led forces, and the jihadists' stronghold of Raqqa, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 07:10
Guatemala made a new breakthrough Tuesday in the decades-old struggle for justice for historical crimes against humanity, including systematic rape, as a court indicted former military chief of staff Manuel Benedicto Lucas Garcia and four other high-ranking officials.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 06:29
A suicide truck bomber struck an African Union base in central Somalia on Tuesday, and extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 07:05
Honduras' armed forces have removed an army captain under investigation by the US government for drug trafficking, a move which could put further stress on bilateral relations between the Central American nation and its northern ally.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 07:00
U.S. special operators in northern Iraq and Syria are killing Islamic State leaders at a faster pace, disrupting the organization’s defense of Mosul and, more importantly to Pentagon leaders, their ability to plot attacks against the United States and other targets outside the region.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:35
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia intend to triple annual spending on arms and military equipment to $670 million by 2018 from 2014 due to fears of Russia following its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, an IHS Markit report said on Thursday.