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Erdogan threatens to block NATO’s Baltic defence plan

Ankara: Turkey will block a NATO plan to defend Baltic countries unless the alliance recognises a Kurdish militant group as terrorists, President Recep Tayyip...

Pompeo seeks faster progress with North Korea after rockets

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that negotiations with North Korea were going too slowly after Pyongyang fired two more short-range projectiles. Pompeo...
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US mulling 14,000 more troops for Mideast: report

Washington: The United States is weighing sending up to 14,000 more troops to the Middle East in the face of a perceived threat from...

Germany’s Arms Export Approvals Headed for Record High

German arms exports could be on track to reach record levels this year, with the government approving sales to the tune of €6.35 billion...

UAE denies shipping weapons to Libya despite embargo

The UAE denied Tuesday it shipped US missiles to Libya, which is under a UN arms embargo, after a democratic senator warned Washington could...

22 children killed in air raid on Syria school: UNICEF

Air strikes that hit a school in rebel-held Idlib province in northwest Syria killed 22 children and six teachers, the UN children's agency UNICEF...

‘They gave me electric shocks in a dark room’: Screams in the night in...

The soldiers came after midnight, Abid Khan says, his hands trembling, one of around two dozen young men in just one part of occupied...

China says ‘ready to work’ with ASEAN on South China Sea rules

Beijing said Sunday it is "ready to work" with Southeast Asian nations on a code of conduct in the flashpoint South China Sea, where...

Brazilian army sends paratroopers to chaotic state

The Brazilian army said Thursday it is sending elite troops and military aviation to a state where more than 100 people are reported to...

DoD releases report on enhancing security, stability in Afghanistan

The Defense Department provided to the Congress its semiannual report titled "Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan" on Tuesday. Covering events from Dec. 1 to...