Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 08:08
The Colombian army launches an attack 10 days before the beginning of peace talks between the government and the Marxist rebels. There is no indication that either side will declare a ceasefire until considerable progress has been made.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 07:27
On the heels of opening its first permanent base in the Middle East, Russia is reportedly considering opening more military bases overseas in Cuba, Vietnam, and in South America as it attempts to broaden its presence as a global military power.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 07:29
A United States Navy guided-missile destroyer came under fire on Sunday from coastal areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, but the two missiles that were launched toward the ship fell harmlessly into the sea, the Pentagon said.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 06:57
Prosecutors in El Salvador say the armed forces are obstructing an investigation into a former defense minister accused of arms trafficking, further complicating a case that has already become highly politicized.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 06:23
Germany will build a military base in Niger to support the UN mission fighting jihadists in neighbouring Mali, Berlin's ambassador to Niamey said on Wednesday.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:03
Grand visions of a European “defence union” are hardly new. But for all the bravado on display in the Slovak capital, the EU’s plan is the wrong place to start.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 07:58
Sweden’s government on Wednesday proposed the reintroduction of compulsory military service, as the country continues to rebuild its national defenses amid rising tension around the Baltic Sea.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 07:56
A modest proposed investment of 90 million euros ($100 million) in EU defense research could mark a turning point after years of cuts that have put the continent's future military capabilities at risk, the head of the European Defense Agency said.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 07:54
For more than two decades, combat aircraft flown by the U.S. and its European allies have pretty much owned the sky. Now, Russia and China are spending lavishly on new weapons that could challenge that superiority, spurring a new arms race.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 06:53
Israel's defense industry faces layoffs, closures and a scramble to set up shop in the United States following the signing of a new U.S. military aid package that phases out Israel's ability to spend a quarter of the funds on its own businesses.