Military

US Navy tests warship’s metal with megablast

The US Navy has started a series of tests on its newest and most advanced aircraft carrier by detonating powerful explosions to determine whether...

Saudi talks up strength after US cuts military assets

A downsizing of US military assets in Saudi Arabia will not affect its defence capabilities, the Riyadh-led coalition said Sunday, after it intercepted...

Myanmar junta leader arrives in Moscow for security conference

Myanmar's junta chief arrived in Moscow on Sunday to attend a security conference, marking only his second known trip abroad since he seized...

Myanmar protesters wear flowers to mark Suu Kyi’s birthday

Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar donned flowers in their hair Saturday to mark the birthday of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who remains...

UN calls for member states to ‘prevent the flow of arms’ into Myanmar

The UN General Assembly on Friday took the rare step of calling on member states to "prevent the flow of arms" into Myanmar, part of a non-binding...

US cutting forces, missile batteries in Middle East

The Pentagon said Friday it was cutting the number of troops and air defense units deployed to the Middle East, confirming a Wall Street Journal...

US journalist held in Myanmar appears in special court

A US journalist detained in Myanmar since May appeared in a special court Thursday, his employers said, where he faces charges under a law that...

‘No regrets’ : Myanmar dissidents evade junta with life on the run

Burner phones, safehouses, sheltering with rebels and months away from loved ones -- Myanmar anti-coup activists have been driven underground...

Car bomb attack at Colombian military base wounds 36

A car bomb blast inside an army base in the Colombian city of Cucuta wounded 36 people Tuesday, officials said, blaming the attack to ELN guerillas.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi goes on trial for sedition in junta court

Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial for sedition in a junta court Tuesday, more than four months after her government was ousted...

Sedition trial of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi set to begin

Myanmar junta witnesses were set to testify on Tuesday against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi on charges of sedition and flouting coronavirus...

Junta trial of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi gets under way

The trial of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi got under way Monday, more than four months after a military coup, with junta witnesses...

Myanmar’s anti-junta movement shows viral support for Rohingya

Anti-junta protesters flooded Myanmar's social media with pictures of themselves wearing black on Sunday in a show of solidarity with the Rohingya,...

Guam wants say in safe zone for US-bound Afghan allies

Guam offered Sunday to temporarily house thousands of Afghans being evacuated from their country as part of the US troop withdrawal, but insisted...

French army kills Mali jihadist linked to journalist murders

French soldiers have killed a Malian jihadist suspected of being responsible for the kidnapping and deaths of two French journalists in 2013,...

Macron announces Sahel troop drawdown, calls for new force

President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday announced a major drawdown of France's military presence in the Sahel where forces have been battling jihadist...

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