Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp are working with Japanese partners on rival projects to develop new radars that will enhance Japan's shield against any North Korean missile strike, government and defense industry sources in Tokyo told Reuters. As nuclear-armed Pyongyang builds ever more advanced
Militants attacked an Afghan government army base in the southern province of Kandahar, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding nine, defense officials said on Tuesday. The attack began just before midnight on Monday, the Afghan defense ministry said in a statement. Government forces at Camp Achakzai
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's military on Tuesday fired warning shots towards an unidentified object flying over the border from North Korea, a military official told Reuters. The military was trying to analyze what the object was, the official added. Yonhap News Agency said the military fired
If there’s a single word at the center of the FBI investigation into the Russian connection to the 2016 US election, it might be “collusion.” It means secret or illegal cooperation, especially to cheat or deceive others. “That is important stuff for the public to be aware of even if it absolves the
The $110 billion arms deal President Trump signed with Saudi Arabia may ultimately be as destabilizing in the Middle East as it is good for business in the US. “Our vision is one of peace, security, and prosperity,” Mr. Trump told Sunni Arab leaders in Riyadh, as he called on them to crush Islamic State
By example as much as by words, President Trump has used his maiden trip abroad to demonstrate a fresh direction for the Middle East, one that could be called ecumenical diplomacy. First he visited Islam’s birthplace, Saudi Arabia. Then he was off to Israel, the center of Judaism.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have announced they will launch their spring offensive on Sunday, signaling plans to step up attacks as the weather warms across Afghanistan, making both travel and fighting easier.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Christians marked Palm Sunday in the Holy Land, the start of the Catholic Holy Week that concludes with Easter.
Turkish police said on Tuesday they are seeking 144 people including police, soldiers and prosecutors, over suspected links to the network of a U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankara for orchestrating last year's failed coup. In raids across 42 provinces, 35 of the 144 wanted people have already been
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court has upheld a complaint by a Syrian whose asylum claim was rejected because he'd already been granted asylum in Greece.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former President Park Geun-hye denied corruption charges Tuesday at the start of a criminal trial that could potentially send South Korea's first female leader to prison for life. Police had earlier escorted Park, in handcuffs, into court for her first public appearance
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea fired warning shots Tuesday at an unidentified object flying south from rival North Korea, its military said. Local media said it may have been a North Korean drone.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's lower house approved a bill Tuesday allowing authorities to punish those found guilty of planning serious crimes, legislation that opponents say could be used to undermine basic civil liberties.
Children were among 22 people killed in a suicide bombing at a pop concert in the British city of Manchester, the country's deadliest terror attack in 12 years. Screaming fans, many of them teenagers, fled the venue in panic after the bomb blast, which came at the end of a concert by US star Ariana
US forces have carried out a ground raid on an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late Monday. The raid took place in Marib province in the early hours of Tuesday local time and was conducted with the support of Yemeni authorities. "During this operation, US
U.S. President Donald Trump extended his condolences on Tuesday to the victims of the Manchester suicide bombing that killed 22 people and said those behind the attack were "evil losers". Trump, speaking after talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the town of Bethlehem in the occupied
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned the "evil losers" behind a bomb attack at a pop concert in the British city of Manchester that killed at least 22 people. Trump added that "I will call them from now on losers because that's what they are.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military says it fired warning shot after unidentified object flew south from North Korea.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A night highly anticipated by Ariana Grande fans ended in blood and terror after police said a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the Manchester Arena.
The chariot of king Tutankhamun will roll through the Egyptian capital's streets on Tuesday, only on the back of a truck as curators transport it to its new home near the Giza Pyramids. The wooden chariot will be joined by one of the boy-king's three funerary beds that were on display in the
Bahrain police on Tuesday opened fire on a long-running sit-in in support of a leading Shiite cleric in the Sunni-ruled Gulf state, hit by years of unrest. Eyewitnesses told AFP there were multiple civilians wounded in the raid targeting the months-long sit-in in Diraz, the hometown of cleric Isa Qassim
By Michael Holden and Andrew Yates MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - At least 22 people, including some children, were killed and 59 were wounded when a suicide bomber struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday. Prime
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The European Union's ambassador to the Philippines says grant money from his grouping is meant to promote development, not system change, in foreign countries.