U.S. to bring Japan under its cyber defense umbrella | Reuters
May 30, 2015 at 23:15 | Source:
TOKYO The United States will extend its cyber defense umbrella over Japan, helping its Asian ally cope with the growing threat of online attacks against military bases and infrastructure such as power grids, the two nations said in a joint statement ...
U.S. rejects notion that Gulf rulers snubbing Obama summit| Reuters
May 12, 2015 at 05:30 | Source:
WASHINGTON/RIYADH The White House scrambled on Monday to counter perceptions that the Saudi king's absence from a summit later this week could undermine U.S. efforts to assure Gulf states it remains committed to their security against Iran.King Salm...
Top South Korea, Japan, China envoys discuss North Korea, regional bank
Mar 21, 2015 at 12:45 | Source:
SEOUL (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of South Korea, Japan and China meet on Saturday for the first time in three years, to try and improve frosty ties and restore a regular three-way summit of their leaders, stalled because of tension over histor...
U.S. considering possible Middle East missile defence - general
Mar 05, 2015 at 07:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military is considering sending its THAAD missile defence system to the Middle East,a senior U.S.Army general said on Wednesday, citing what he called an urgent need to respond to foes with missile systems and the will...
Russia to react to US plan on building missile base
Oct 14, 2014 at 23:33 | Source:
Moscow, Oct 14 (IANS) Moscow will react with "necessary steps" to construction of a new US military base in Romania, Russian ambassador to NATO Alexander Grushko has said.Implementation of the US plan would undermine Russia's security and f...
Putin warns West, promises new weapons to counter threats
Sep 11, 2014 at 08:46 | Source:
Moscow: Russia is developing an array of new nuclear and conventional weapons to counter recent moves by the US and NATO, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday as the military successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile launched ...
Experimental U.S. hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch
Aug 26, 2014 at 03:45 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A hypersonic weapon being developed by the U.S. military was destroyed four seconds after its launch from a test range in Alaska early on Monday after controllers detected a problem with the aircraft, the Pentagon said.The craf...
Gaza Live: Israeli troops withdraw from parts of Gaza
Aug 02, 2014 at 20:50 | Source:
6:45 pm: Israel army says 'safe' to return to part of north GazaThe Israeli army on Saturday informed residents of Beit Lahiya in northern Gaza that it was "safe" to return to their homes, as witnesses said troops were seen withdrawing from...
Gaza Live: Hamas denies knowing about missing soldier as US arms Israel
Aug 02, 2014 at 15:13 | Source:
3:10 pm: Sisi says Egypt truce plan 'real chance' to end Gaza clashesPresident Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday an Egyptian truce plan provided a "real chance" to end the Gaza conflict, stressing the need for its speedy implementation....
Gaza Live: Israel press ahead with ground offensive as death toll tops 300
Jul 19, 2014 at 08:20 | Source:
8.25 am: Israel press ahead with ground offensive as death toll tops 300Israeli forces on Saturday pressed ahead with a ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, where Palestinian militants kept firing rockets deep into Israel's heartland, pushing the deat...
Obama administration to train, arm rebels in Syria
Jul 18, 2014 at 11:36 | Source:
Washington: Congress' deep reservations about President Barack Obama's push to train and arm vetted Syrian rebels were on full display Thursday as Democrats and Republicans on a Senate panel grudgingly backed the administration's plan.The Appropriati...
SA-11 Buk: Who launched the missile that shot down MH17?
Jul 18, 2014 at 07:55 | Source:
Washington: As Russia and Ukraine trade blame over the apparent shooting down of a Malaysian airliner, they appear to agree on one thing: the type of Soviet-era missile that brought it down.But if an SA-11 Buk missile, known as "Gadfly" in ...