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War-ravaged South Sudan at a glance

South Sudan is the world's youngest country and also one of the poorest, crippled by a devastating civil war that has left tens of...

After US, Greece to sign defence deal with France

Greece will sign a wide-ranging defense deal with France in coming months, the two countries' defence ministers said Monday, months after a similar agreement...

Israel claims air strikes near Syrian capital Damascus

Israel said Sunday it struck bases of the Islamic Jihad militant group near Damascus, while Syria claimed that its air defences shot down "enemy...

Number of US troops wounded in Iran attack now at 110: Pentagon

The number of US troops who sustained traumatic brain injury when Iran launched missiles at their base in Iraq last month has risen to...

Top Pentagon official resigns at Trump’s request

A top Pentagon official resigned Wednesday at the request of Donald Trump after becoming indirectly tied to the Ukraine scandal that led to the...

Airbus Defence and Space to cut over 2,300 jobs

European plane-maker Airbus said Wednesday it planned to cut 2,362 jobs in its Defence and Space division over the next two years. Airbus cited a...

Chinese Arms Companies Race to Cope with Coronavirus Outbreak

Chinese arms producers have been racing to keep up with their production schedule after resuming work following an extended Spring Festival holiday due to...

Saudi jet ‘downing’ in Yemen stirs alarm over Huthi weaponry

Claims that Yemeni rebels shot down a Saudi warplane have spotlighted the increasingly potent Huthi arsenal -- cause for alarm in Riyadh as fighting...

Philippine Move to Scrap US Military Deal Boosts China’s Clout in Asia

TAIPEI: The Philippine president’s proposed cancellation of a 32-year-old military pact with the United States gives regional power China chances to strengthen its influence...

US, Europe clash over Washington’s global retreat

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday traded barbs with European leaders over diminishing Western influence, rejecting as "grossly over-exaggerated" their claims that...