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Japan PM urges stronger defence amid North Korea worries

Japan's prime minister on Monday (Sept 11) called for a boost to the country's defences in the face of North Korean threats, warning that...

Pakistan warns Petraeus over missile strikes

Agence France-Presse, Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday expressed concern to key ally the United States over missile attacks against Islamist militants on its soil, ahead...

Britain stayed in Basra longer because of US: commander

Agence France-Presse, London (AFP): Britain was prepared to withdraw its forces from the southern Iraqi city of Basra in April, but held off for...

Suicide bomber dies attacking Pakistan police

, PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A suicide bomber killed himself in an attack on a police van in the northwestern Pakistan city of Peshawar on Friday,...

Pentagon Urges Turkey Not to Move Against Kurdish Guerrillas in Iraq

Voice of America News, A senior Pentagon official says U.S. forces in Iraq are busy fighting various insurgents and terrorists, and cannot directly address...

Three US troops killed in Iraq rocket attack

Agence France-Presse, BAGHDAD: A rocket attack on a US military base south of Baghdad on Wednesday killed three soldiers and wounded two in the...

Germany Sells Arms to UAE Despite Yemen Conflict

Germany has approved more major weapons deals with the UAE, including deliveries of high-caliber ammunition. The UAE is involved in a conflict in Yemen...

Russian jets strike five more ISIS targets: govt

Moscow: Russian jets struck five more Islamic State targets in Syria on Thursday, the defence ministry said, as the country continued its air strikes...

DoD Announces Units for Next Afghanistan Rotation

US Department of Defense, The Department of Defense announced today major units scheduled to deploy as part of the next rotation operating in Afghanistan....

US Commander Backtracks on Iraq Withdrawal Prediction

Voice of America News, PENTAGON: The commanding general of U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq is backing off of a prediction he made two...