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Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90

Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his controversial decision to make Islam the stat...

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90

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H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges....
2019-07-16 01:30

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies, aged 85 Eva Kor passed away while on her annual trip to Auschwitz to educate about the horrors of the World War II genocide. The Romanian-born American championed forgiveness for those who carried out the atrocities....
2019-07-05 14:45

Author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 The children's author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died following a short illness. Her famous works included "TheTiger Who Came to Tea," and "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."...
2019-05-23 12:45

Musician Leon Redbone dies aged 69 Singer-songwriter, known for his Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, released 16 albums and retired in 2015 after health problems Singer-songwriter Leon Redbone has died at the age of 69.Redbone, known for Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, had reti...
2019-05-30 18:45

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies aged 70 Three-time F1 world champion and non-executive chairman of Mercedes F1 “passed away peacefully”, his family said Tributes have been paid to three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda, who has died at the age of 70. The Austrian underwent a dou...
2019-05-21 15:15

Ross Perot: billionaire who ran for president dies aged 89 Perot challenged Bush and Clinton as independent in 1992Texan who founded EDS also ran in 1996 for Reform partyRoss Perot, a billionaire who twice ran for president as an independent, has died. He was 89. Related: Donald Trump: UK ambassador is 'a ve...
2019-07-09 18:00

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP file DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot (pur-OH’), the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice...
2019-07-09 17:15

Godfather actor Carmine Caridi dies aged 85 The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in The Godfather: Part II, was kicked out of the Academy in 2004 for sharing screeners Carmine Caridi, known for roles in The Godfather franchise, has died at the age of 85.The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in ...
2019-05-30 03:30

'Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 Author Judith Kerr, whose Jewish family fled from the Nazis when she was a young girl and whose story "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" enchanted a generation of children, has died at the age of 95....
2019-05-23 13:45

Justin Edinburgh, Leyton Orient manager, dies aged 49 Former player suffered cardiac arrest last MondayOrient: ‘We are completely heartbroken by this tragedy’The Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh has died at the age of 49.Edinburgh suffered a cardiac arrest last Monday before passing away on Saturd...
2019-06-08 20:15

Bart Starr, quarterback who led Packers to five NFL titles, dies aged 85 Starr was elected to Hall of Fame in 1977Also coached Green Bay for seven seasonsBart Starr, the quarterback who helped establish the Green Bay Packers as the finest NFL team of the 1960s, has died. He was 85, and had been in failing health since suf...
2019-05-26 18:30

Three Time F1 World Champion Niki Lauda Dies Aged 70 It's a sad day for the world of motorsport that has lost one of its most iconic figures. Former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. The three-time world champion passed away......
2019-05-21 23:30

Roky Erickson, US psychedelic rock star, dies aged 71 Frontman of the 13th Floor Elevators described as ‘heroic icon of modern rock’n’ roll’Roky Erickson, one of the most enduring and adventurous exponents of American psychedelic rock, has died at the age of 71.Erickson’s death was confirmed by his repr...
2019-06-01 18:45

Former Jaguar engineering chief Norman Dewis dies aged 98 Legendary test engineer was responsible for the handling of Jaguar's most iconic cars, from the D-Type to the XJ6 Norman Dewis OBE has died at the age of 98. As Jaguar’s chief test driver from 1952-85 he developed for use on road and track cars that...
2019-06-09 17:45

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96 Italian equally celebrated as director of films, theatre and opera over 60-year careerFranco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Zeffirelli was staggeringly prol...
2019-06-15 15:00

Lennart Johansson, 'father of the Champions League', dies aged 89 Created Champions League in 17-year reign as Uefa presidentExpanded tournament to allow non-domestic champions entryLennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer’s gover...
2019-06-05 11:15

Champions League football architect Johansson dies aged 89 Lennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer's governing body, has died        ...
2019-06-05 09:15

Harry Hood, former Celtic striker with ‘the X factor’, dies aged 74 • Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celtic from 1969-76• Honours included six league titles and four Scottish CupsThe former Celtic striker Harry Hood has died at the age of 74, the club have confirmed.Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celt...
2019-05-26 13:45

Judith Kerr, beloved author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, dies aged 95 Writer and illustrator of more than 30 books, including the Mog series based on her pet cats, arrived in England in 1936 as a refugee from the NazisShare your tributes and memories of Judith KerrNancy Banks-Smith: Judith Kerr was both sweetness and s...
2019-05-23 18:45

China aluminum magnate Zhang Shiping dies aged 73 Zhang Shiping, who oversaw the rise of China Hongqiao Group into the world's biggest aluminum producer, died on Thursday at the age of 73, the company said....
2019-05-24 07:15

Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE sheikh and fashion designer, dies aged 39 Son of the ruler of Sharjah has died, three weeks after showing at London fashion weekThe fashion designer Khalid Al Qasimi has died, it has been announced. He was the crown prince and second son of Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, the ruler ...
2019-07-03 16:30

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gi...
2019-05-21 15:00

Bushwick Bill, rapper with Geto Boys, dies aged 52 Houston rapper who gave the southern US states their own version of gangsta rap had been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancerBushwick Bill, a rapper with influential rap group Geto Boys, has died aged 52. He had been recently diagnosed with panc...
2019-06-10 15:15

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27 Team confirm player died before Texas Rangers gamePitcher also played for Arizona DiamondbacksThe Los Angeles Angels have confirmed pitcher Tyler Skaggs died before Monday’s game against the Texas Rangers. He was due to turn 28 on 13 July.“It is with...
2019-07-01 23:45

Former UEFA boss Johansson, father of the Champions League, dies aged 89 Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its new Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden's Football Association said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 13:15

Niki Lauda, three-time Formula One world champion, dies aged 70 • Austrian won three F1 world titles between 1975 and 1984• Driver suffered horrific injuries at German GP in 1976• The former world champion’s life – in picturesThe former Formula One driver and three-time world champion Niki Lauda has died at the a...
2019-05-21 14:37

Rip Torn, cult actor and Artie in the Larry Sanders Show, dies aged 88 Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films Rip Torn, America’s celebrated wildman actor, has died aged 88. Torn, who ...
2019-07-10 08:30

José Antonio Reyes: Former Arsenal player dies aged 35 - video obituary Former Arsenal player José Antonio Reyes died in a car accident aged 35, Spanish club Sevilla announced on Saturday. Reyes was playing at Extremadura following a career that included eight years at Sevilla and spells at Atlético and Real Madrid. The ...
2019-06-02 03:30

Frank Lucas, the drug lord who inspired American Gangster, dies aged 88 Mobster who climbed ranks of New York crime in 1970s was played by Denzel Washington in acclaimed 2007 movieFrank Lucas, the former New York drug kingpin whose life was the subject of the 2007 movie American Gangster, has died.Lucas, who was 88, died...
2019-06-01 08:45

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Bangladesh Face India In A Do-Or-Die Clash Bangladesh have seven points from seven matches and are currently fifth in the World Cup points table while India, with 11 points, are placed second after playing seven games....
2019-07-01 15:30

Donald Trump wants to be a dictator. It’s not enough just to laugh at him He cages children, he holds a military parade, he muses about being president for life. Yet we fail to see him for what he isMaybe we’re too busy laughing to see it. Perhaps it’s the jokes and memes that Donald Trump generates in abundance, the gift ...
2019-07-05 20:45

Spanish town to erase dictator Franco from its name A small Spanish town that owes its foundation to Francisco Franco will remove the former dictator from its name following a turnaround in local politics....
2019-05-28 22:45

Internet Shutdowns Are Now Just Another Weapon in the Dictator's Arsenal Last month, two high-ranking Ethiopian officials were murdered in an attempted coup. The consequences of the murders quickly rippled out into cyberspace, a bloody illustration of the diverging lines between the internet and the physical world.Read mo...
2019-07-02 02:30

CNN's Anderson Cooper accuses Trump of being 'dictator curious' CNN’s Anderson Cooper accused President Trump of being “dictator curious” after his recent meetings with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and North Korea’s Kim Jong un....
2019-07-02 09:01

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly hair) was an aristocrat who belonged to the patrician class. His primary job was that of a farmer, thou...
2019-06-11 23:00

Trevor Noah: Trump acting like 'a dictator accused of war crimes' Late night hosts discussed Trump’s juvenile behavior after Wednesday’s curt meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s Memorial Day travel plans, the fallout from Trump’s heated Wednesday meeting with Nancy ...
2019-05-24 21:30

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in September, so you could get a shot at owning a piece ...
2019-06-28 01:15

Castro says Trump's North Korea meeting is 'raising the profile of a dictator' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro on Sunday criticized President Trump for meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without making any demands of the hermit kingdom’s strongman....
2019-06-30 17:30

There's something 'depraved' about Trump's 'dictator envy': Ex-Obama advisor Larry Summers President Donald Trump's criticism of the Federal Reserve is "very disturbing" as is his "envy" of dictators, says former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers....
2019-06-11 04:45

Tucker Carlson says Trump 'dominated' Kim as 'wheezing' North Korean dictator struggled Fox News host Tucker Carlson witnessed the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, and shared his thoughts on "Fox & Friends." ...
2019-07-01 01:15

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
2019-06-27 21:00

Senior North Korea official thought imprisoned by Kim Jong Un pictured at concert with dictator A senior North Korean official who was involved in denuclearization talks with President Trump enjoyed a concert with dictator Kim Jong Un, state media reported....
2019-06-03 05:15

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
2019-06-23 21:45

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
2019-07-12 02:15

Aged & Ore Invented the Best Way to Take Booze To Go Aged & Ore wowed us last year with its hand-blown whiskey glasses, and now they’re back with the most impressive way to travel with booze that we’ve ever seen....
2019-06-20 02:15

Help Me Understand Why This Hyundai's Wiper Aged So Much More Than the Rest of the Car I’ve got a little Friday afternoon mystery for you: the other day, I was in traffic, behind a 2004 or so Hyundai Santa Fe. Normally, not a terribly exciting vehicle to contemplate. But this one had a strange detail I don’t fully understand: for some ...
2019-07-14 01:45

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has been announced....
2019-07-09 11:15

American Gauff qualifies for Wimbledon, aged 15 Cori Gauff became the youngest player in the professional era to survive the Wimbledon qualifying draw on Thursday as the 15-year-old American thrashed Belgium's Greet Minnen 6-1 6-1 to seal her place in next week's main draw....
2019-06-27 19:15

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's Charity’s report into effects of technology on under-18s warns of threat to mental healthChildren aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted to the internet in a trend that could damage their mental health, according to Barnardo’s.The chari...
2019-06-12 01:30

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Standard can reveal....
2019-06-11 03:15

David Hockney’s Two Boys Aged 23 or 24: sensuality and history The cultural icon captures close intimacy between his friends to illustrate CP Cavafy’s poemWith its lovers’ just-touching bodies, marked out in simple, delicate lines above the soft, rumpled sheets, David Hockney’s 1966 etching conjures a luminous s...
2019-07-12 15:00

Santi Cazorla stunned by Spain recall aged 34 and 1,299 days after last cap • Cazorla back in squad for first time since November 2015• Former Arsenal player almost lost leg to mystery infectionSanti Cazorla has described his return to the Spain squad as “unthinkable”, 1,299 days after he last played for the national side, a...
2019-06-04 22:00

Middle aged money mules used by criminals to launder cash Middle aged people are increasingly and sometimes unwittingly being lured into laundering money for criminals, according to the fraud prevention service Cifas....
2019-06-18 09:15

Boy aged 16 months drowns in pool after slipping out through door of villa A London toddler drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday after slipping unnoticed through a sliding door of his family's rented villa, an inquest heard....
2019-06-12 12:15

Gabriel Diniz, Brazilian pop star, killed in plane crash aged 28 Singer with huge Brazilian fanbase died amid concerns that aircraft was not licensed for air taxi travelGabriel Diniz, one of Brazil’s most successful current pop stars, has been killed in a plane crash, aged 28.His plane took off from the city of Sa...
2019-05-29 12:15

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women (Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests....
2019-06-19 01:45

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning teenager alive Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
2019-05-30 00:45

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars' Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chi...
2019-06-11 12:45

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
2019-07-11 23:30

Bangladesh v India: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at EdgbastonCounty cricket: the action from around the grounds – live!And you can email Daniel here or tweet @DanielHarris 11.27am BST 13th over: India 74-0 (Rahul 30, Rohit 41) Perhaps the middle overs have ...
2019-07-02 12:30

Relations With India "Organic", Says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on a visit to China, has described her country's ties with India and engagements with New Delhi as "organic", saying it is "beyond a few billions of dollars of......
2019-07-04 01:45

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
2019-06-03 09:30

Bangladesh v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup action from the Oval, 1.30pm BST startSouth Africa v India – live! Follow it on our OBO reportEngland Women start ‘exciting’ summer against West IndiesEmail your thoughts to Nick here or tweet @NickMiller79 4.28pm BST 41st over: Ban...
2019-06-05 17:45

Bangladesh Doctor Says He Was Moved After Criticising Cricket Captain Mohsin Uddin, a deputy secretary of the country's health ministry who signed the transfer order, said it was "only an administrative decision", and rejected any suggestion it was a punishment....
2019-06-30 21:15

Team Profile, Bangladesh: The Tigers Yet To Roar At This Level Bangladesh have not been able to justify their long existence at the One-day International level and World Cup 2019 comes as another chance to redeem themselves....
2019-05-24 18:00

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
2019-07-14 10:15

Hope misses ton as West Indies post 321-8 against Bangladesh West Indies batsman Shai Hope hit a patient 96 while Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer also made half-centuries to help the former champions post a competitive 321-8 from 50 overs in their World Cup encounter against Bangladesh in Taunton on Monday....
2019-06-17 20:15

Australia v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Trent BridgeTalking points after the first half of the tournamentAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.12pm BST 39th over: Australia 237-1 (Warner 123, Khawaja 52) Warner thinks that it’s go time ...
2019-06-20 14:15

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
2019-05-29 19:45

England v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Afghanistan v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup – live!Table: the latest standings | Listen to The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Rob with your thoughts 12.58pm BST 33rd over: England 212-2 (Roy 132, Buttler 3) A quiet over from Mehidy – four single...
2019-06-08 14:00

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
2019-07-10 18:30

World Cup 2019, Bangladesh vs India: When And Where To Watch Live Bangladesh, who have impressed everyone by punching above their weight in the World Cup 2019, can't afford to lose any of their two remaining matches....
2019-07-01 15:30

Bangladesh call for reserve days after another World Cup washout • Steve Rhodes frustrated after Sri Lanka game rained off• Bangladesh coach: ‘Why can’t we have a reserve day?’The Bangladesh coach, Steve Rhodes, bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the s...
2019-06-11 20:45

How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of International Mother Language Day Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots of the Day start in a South-Asian country with a b...
2019-05-21 14:38

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the headteacher of an Islamic seminary, with the murder of a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death.The ...
2019-05-29 12:15

Bangladesh's Sheikh Hasina Won't Attend PM's Swearing-In For Second Time For a second time, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will miss Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in on May 30 as she will be on a three-nation foreign visit, officials in Dhaka said......
2019-05-27 16:00

Watch: MS Dhoni Stops While Batting To Set The Field For Bangladesh During the 40th over of India's batting, MS Dhoni stopped Bangladesh bowler Sabbir Rahman midway and asked him to remove a fielder who was standing in the middle of no where....
2019-05-29 09:00

535 "Headphone Walkers" Killed On Tracks By Trains In Bangladesh A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said today....
2019-06-27 23:30

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Abandoned Due To Rain 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: The World Cup match between Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Bristol, with both sides earning a point......
2019-06-12 03:15

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
2019-07-08 21:45

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has bee...
2019-07-05 19:30

Pakistan set Bangladesh a target of 316 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Lord’sTwo games from history: England’s action plan for gloryAnd you can email or tweet Adam with your thoughts 5.12pm BST 33rd over: Bangladesh 161-5 (Mahmudullah 8, Mosaddek 2) The enigmatic Mosaddek let...
2019-07-05 18:15

Men On The Moon So Why No Group-Stage Reserve Days: Bangladesh Coach The umpires' decision left tournament chiefs with the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup, surpassing the two each at the 1992 and 2003 editions....
2019-06-12 03:15

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Bangladesh has continued implementing a coal-fired power......
2019-06-15 13:45

Tata Motors To Supply 200 Units Of The Hexa To The Bangladesh Army Tata Motors today announced that it has won an order for supplying over 200 units of the Tata Hexa four-wheel drive SUV in Bangladesh. The order comes from the Bangladesh Army. After rigorous testing......
2019-07-08 16:30

Bangladesh Sack Coach Steve Rhodes After Lacklustre World Cup Bangladesh Cricket Board confirmed coach Steve Rhodes will not travel with the team to Sri Lanka, where Bangladesh will play three ODIs later this month....
2019-07-09 03:30

Liam Plunkett expects England to rise above ‘niggly’ Bangladesh • Bangladesh appeals and vocal fans to test England • ‘We let ourselves down in the field against Pakistan’The days of Bangladesh being World Cup pushovers are a distant memory, with England wary of Saturday’s opponents and ready for another test of ...
2019-06-06 19:45

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
2019-05-30 10:30

Pilot On Way To Pick Up Bangladesh PM Didn't Carry Passport, Sent Back A Bangladesh pilot, who flew a special plane to bring Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina back from Finland after her three-nation visit, was caught without his passport at Qatar's international airport,......
2019-06-07 16:30

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, has been declared as a banned......
2019-05-24 21:30

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
2019-06-14 16:01

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment....
2019-05-29 17:45

How to Watch India vs Bangladesh World Cup Match Live Stream World Cup cricket score and live streaming for the India vs Bangladesh match is available via a variety of sources. How to watch Bangladesh vs India live stream....
2019-07-02 15:15

The Englishman looking to make football bigger than cricket in Bangladesh | Ben Fisher Jamie Day, a former Arsenal trainee, goes into World Cup qualifiers aiming high as manager of BangladeshSouth Korea, Indonesia, Cambodia and then Thailand, for a training camp. The past 12 months read like a backpacker’s paradise but, for Jamie Day, ...
2019-06-05 17:45

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
2019-07-15 19:30

MCC urges members to buy tickets for Pakistan-Bangladesh World Cup match • Only half of pavilion tickets sold for Friday’s group stage game• Empty seats ‘risk damaging the club’s global reputation’MCC members have received a panicked email imploring them to buy tickets for Bangladesh versus Pakistan at Lord’s or risk dama...
2019-07-03 03:15

World Cup Live: South Africa Look To Bounce Back Against Bangladesh Live Cricket Score 2019 World Cup, SA vs BAN, ICC Cricket Live Score: Captain Faf du Plessis has asked his side to make amends for the painful start....
2019-06-02 11:15

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
2019-07-13 13:45

Bangladesh Chase Gave Us Butterflies, Accepts Aaron Finch Mushfiqur Rahim played a brilliant knock of unbeaten 102 and was well supported by Mahmudullah (69) during the course of their chase against Australia in the World Cup 2019....
2019-06-21 08:30

Dozens clash with police at gas price protest in Bangladesh capital Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government's sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside the energy ministry in Dhaka, protest leaders and police said....
2019-07-14 16:15

World Cup 2019 Live: Windies, Bangladesh Eye Victory To Take Top 4 Spot West Indies Vs Bangladesh Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: After suffering two defeats in their last three matches, both West Indies and Bangladesh will eye to return back to winning ways....
2019-06-17 10:45

Bangladesh Sentences 9 To Death For 1994 Attack On PM Sheikh Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago, a......
2019-07-03 21:30

Chinese worker killed in clashes at Bangladesh power plant Clashes erupted between Bangladeshi and Chinese construction workers at a Chinese-funded power station in southern Bangladesh on Wednesday in which a Chinese worker was killed, the manager said....
2019-06-19 14:30

India vs Bangladesh: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium India stay at Edgbaston, where they lost their first World Cup 2019 match to England on Sunday. India will meet Bangladesh at the same venue on Tuesday....
2019-07-01 15:30

Bangladesh v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the World Cup match at TauntonCounty cricket – live! Follow the latest around the groundsAnd you can email John here or tweet him here 10.40am BST 2nd over: West Indies 2-0 (Gayle 0, Lewis 1) Shaifuddin with the new ball at the River End...
2019-06-17 11:45

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC,...
2019-07-16 17:30

Shakib's Ton Inspires Bangladesh Chase Mammoth Total vs West Indies Shakib Al Hasan blasted 124 from 99 balls and Linton Das hit a superb 94 from 69 deliveries to lead Bangladesh to 322-3 with 8.3 overs to spare at Taunton....
2019-06-18 00:30

Bangladesh High Court Declares Country's Rivers "Legal Persons" Bangladesh's high court has granted the country's rivers the rights and status of "living entities" in a bid to save them from encroachment, a lawyer said Tuesday....
2019-07-03 07:30

India-Bangladesh Border Talks To Be Held In Dhaka Next Week: Report The border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh will discuss several issues, including those related to cross-border crimes, as their director generals meet in Dhaka next week for the first......
2019-06-08 13:45

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from...
2019-05-21 18:45

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighboring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains....
2019-07-15 16:45

Bangladesh beat South Africa in Cricket World Cup shock – as it happened South Africa failed to chase down Bangladesh to record their second straight defeatReport: Bangladesh win by 21 runs 7.47pm BST Here is the report from The Oval ... Related: Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh too good for lacklustre South Africa 7.42pm B...
2019-06-02 22:15

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka rained off: Cricket World Cup 2019 – as it didn't happen Heavy rain meant no play was possible in Bristol, meaning a third World Cup washout in five days 1.58pm BST The umpires have called it off, so Bangladesh and Sri Lanka take a point each, and you’ll be able to see the updated league table shortly. I’m...
2019-06-11 15:45

Bangladesh vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere With a win margin of over 300 runs needed to leapfrog New Zealand and take the last remaining  2019 Cricket World Cup semi-final spot, Pakistan's target today appears almost insurmountable. Follow our Bangladesh vs Pakistan live stream...
2019-07-05 14:45

Rare Indian Grey Wolf Killed In Bangladesh After 1st Sighting In Decades The first Indian grey wolf to be seen in Bangladesh in eight decades has been beaten to death by farmers after preying on their livestock, wildlife experts said Sunday....
2019-06-16 15:30

In India vs Bangladesh Match Today, One Common Link - Rabindranath Tagore During the India vs Bangladesh World Cup match today, the Edgbaston stadium in Birmingham reverberated with two Bengali national anthems. The fact that they were both written by Nobel Laureate......
2019-07-02 14:30

Bangladesh Madrasas Told To Appoint Women Mentors After Teen Set On Fire Bangladesh has ordered state-funded Islamic seminaries to appoint female mentors to prevent violence against women and children, an official said Thursday, after at least 16 people were charged with......
2019-05-30 19:45

Exxon-Qatar venture among 12 companies vying for Bangladesh LNG project -document A joint venture of Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp is among 12 firms that have indicated interest in building Bangladesh's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, according to an official document reviewed by Reuters. Als...
2019-06-24 07:15

Bangladesh Student Gets 42 Years Jail For Terror Attack On Australia Host A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of ISIS was jailed for 42 years Wednesday for stabbing her local host as he slept....
2019-06-05 20:45

Bangladesh arrests policeman for sharing harassment complaint in burning case Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual harassment made by a teenage girl who was later allegedly burned to death....
2019-06-16 18:45

Cricket World Cup: Eoin Morgan escapes potential England vs Bangladesh ban Eoin Morgan is available for England's crucial Cricket World Cup clash against Bangladesh on Saturday after being cleared of over-rate offences in yesterday's 14-run defeat to Pakistan, but team-mates Jason Roy and Jofra Archer were fined for code of...
2019-06-04 14:45

Cricket World Cup hit by second successive washout as Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka clash abandoned due to rain The Cricket World Cup suffered its second successive washout on Tuesday as the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball being bowled....
2019-06-11 20:15

India book semi-final spot as 28-run win dumps Bangladesh out of Cricket World Cup India returned to winning ways as a 28-run victory over Bangladesh confirmed their place in the World Cup semi-finals and eliminated their Asian neighbours....
2019-07-02 22:15

Bangladesh vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having both hit the ground running with impressive wins in their opening matches, Bangladesh and New Zealand will be looking to build on their good starts as they meet each other at The Oval in South London for Match 9 of the 2019 Cricket World Cup. ...
2019-06-05 15:30

Eoin Morgan backs England openers to combat Bangladesh spin threat • England have lost early wickets to spin in World Cup• ‘It’s just another challenge the guys have been presented with’They came into the World Cup as the arguably the most feared opening batting partnership around, having spent the past two years te...
2019-06-08 00:15

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee c...
2019-05-21 15:15

England vs Bangladesh: Hosts bounce back from Pakistan defeat with clinical 106-run win in Cardiff Explosive with the bat, then rapid with the ball, England brushed Bangladesh aside in a clinical showing in Cardiff. It was, after defeat to Pakistan on Monday, just what the hosts needed before a six-day break....
2019-06-09 02:45

Cricket World Cup: Liam Plunkett ready for Bangladesh ahead of England recall Liam Plunkett is set to return to England's World Cup side against Bangladesh and will be fully prepared if the contest descends into another "niggly" encounter....
2019-06-06 22:15

England vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Was the expectation too much? Did England bottle it? Or were Pakistan just too good on the day? Whichever way you spin it, England unexpectedly lost in Nottingham on Monday and now it's time to brush themselves down and get going again in Cardif...
2019-06-08 10:45

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasingly dire situation with critical infrastructure damaged or destroyed, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...
2019-07-10 03:30

West Indies vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere After a promising start to Cricket World Cup 2019 with a win against South Africa and a strong showing against New Zealand, Bangladesh went on to suffer a 106 run loss against England and saw their last match against Sri Lanka washed out. They'l...
2019-06-17 11:45

Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan's World Cup showing one of the best ever, says captain Mashrafe Mortaza Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has paid tribute to star man Shakib Al Hasan, calling the all-rounder's outstanding World Cup campaign 'one of the best of all time'....
2019-07-05 23:30

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee camp of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh; the impact of inse...
2019-05-21 15:15

EBRI Q1 2019 results: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Laos top list of most-improved investor locations since 2013 The Euromoney Belt and Road Index (EBRI) reveals the Middle East leapfrogging Africa, with its economic and investor climate improving for the first time....
2019-05-30 03:30

South Africa vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere How are your Sunday plans looking? If they're anything like ours, they involve finding a television, laptop or tablet and settling in for the next match in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Sounds pretty good, doesn't it? Well you're in the ...
2019-06-02 11:45

Shakib Al Hasan stars as Bangladesh complete second-highest World Cup run chase to demolish West Indies Bangladesh successfully completed the second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history with 51 balls to spare to thrash the West Indies in stunning fashion....
2019-06-17 21:30

Pakistan vs Bangladesh result, Cricket World Cup 2019: Match commentary stream, latest wicket updates Pakistan coasted to a 94-run World Cup victory over Bangladesh at Lord's - but bow out of the competition after failing to produce the unlikely margin of victory needed to claim a semi-final spot....
2019-07-06 03:15

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
2019-05-21 16:15

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 1 to 5 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 41 to 45 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 31 to 35 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 36 to 40 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 26 to 30 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 21 to 25 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 16 to 20 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 46 to 50 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 11 to 15 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 6 to 10 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
2019-06-18 00:30

England and Bangladesh 'resentment' that fuels World Cup showdown If Bangladesh's opening World Cup victory over South Africa and the mighty fright they gave New Zealand on Wednesday alerted many to the threat they pose England on Saturday, the tournament hosts were not among them....
2019-06-06 13:45

South Africa vs Bangladesh: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats South Africa and Bangladesh have played three matches against each other in the World Cup, out of which South Africa emerged victorious on two occasions compared to Bangladesh's one....
2019-06-01 09:15

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Bangladesh star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's a Bangladesh side with a history of causing World Cup upsets....
2019-05-25 18:45

West Indies vs Bangladesh LIVE: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 live score and latest updates Bangladesh successfully completed the second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history with 51 balls to spare to thrash the West Indies by seven wickets....
2019-06-18 00:15

Jason Roy happy England 'righted wrongs' in Bangladesh win as Eoin Morgan eases injury fears over Jos Buttler Jason Roy believes he and England "righted wrongs" from their defeat to Pakistan on Monday when his brilliant century set up 106-run victory over Bangladesh....
2019-06-09 02:45

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essent...
2019-07-12 02:00

How the 5G network could benefit the military What happened to 5G? Once an exciting story about technological progress that was all about doing things faster on our phones, the next generation of mobile connectivity has now become intertwined with international geopolitics.So what has 5G got to ...
2019-06-13 16:45

He quit the military for a revolution. Now what? Fernando Díaz left his job, his family and his home to join a movement to bring down the government of Nicolás Maduro. Now, the former Venezuelan National Guard sergeant sounds hopeless -- and angry. He's fed up with waiting for the revolution to com...
2019-06-05 03:45

8 extreme military-like SUVs you can own The SUV landscape is more diverse than ever, with family sport-utilities featuring gently sloping body-lines to extreme, limited edition trucks.       ...
2019-06-20 14:15

Athletes who had prolific careers in the military We're celebrating America today, so we thought we'd celebrate some legendary sports figures who also had distinguished military careers.       ...
2019-07-04 07:30

The Latest: Trump says still considering military action _____ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U...
2019-06-23 00:00

Military vehicles near Lincoln Memorial in DC At least two of the military vehicles brought to Washington, D.C. ahead of a Fourth of July celebration have been parked close to the Lincoln Memorial. An AP Photographer shot video of two Bradley Fighting Vehicles late Tuesday night. (July 3)  ...
2019-07-03 16:45

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruits at an academy in central Switzerland were sent to hospital on Thursday after they suddenly fell vio...
2019-07-05 10:15

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
2019-06-04 01:30

Gabbard and Buttigieg on Their Military Service Representative Tulsi Gabbard served two combat tours in the Middle East, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg was deployed to Afghanistan as with the Navy. They often cite their service....
2019-06-27 19:30

U.S. Plans New Military Deployment in Poland President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop deployments....
2019-06-11 23:15

Fury over US military using Galapagos airstrip Plans to allow the US military to use the San Cristobal airstrip could threaten the environment of the World Heritage Site and compromise Ecuador's sovereignty, critics say....
2019-06-18 19:15

| US military vehicle hit by bomb in Niger A US military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Niger, the site of a deadly jihadist attack on American forces in 2017, the military has announced....
2019-06-10 21:30

Why are many of America’s military families going hungry? _____ SAN DIEGO — Dozens of people formed a line outside Dewey Elementary School on a recent Monday, awaiting the arrival of a Feeding San Diego truck that gives out free groceries every other week. The vast majority weren’t homeless or even...
2019-07-15 01:15

4 military phrases that civilians should start using Spc. Mary Calkin/US Army National Guard The military and civilian worlds are vastly different. But civilian life does present some challenges that could be easily dealt with by using some of the military's rhetorical flourishes, writes Carl Forsling...
2019-06-07 23:15

No U.S. aircraft operated over Iran, U.S. military says The U.S. military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said a U.S. drone was shot down over the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan....
2019-06-20 08:45

Germany military helicopter crashes near Hanover At least one person was killed, according to several news outlets. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting calls for a complete overhaul of its equipment....
2019-07-01 15:45

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 09:15

SPA: two killed as Sudanese military breaks up protest Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least two people and wounding several others, a local professionals association said....
2019-06-03 10:15

Military sealift may need more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and P...
2019-05-31 10:30

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the military as an economic decision....
2019-06-05 13:45

German military helicopter crashes, at least 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say that a military helicopter has crashed in the north of the country and at least one person has been killed. Police told news agency dpa that the helicopter crashed on Monday in Aerzen, southwest of Hannover. T...
2019-07-01 15:15

Amnesty Int’l charges Myanmar military with new abuses BANGKOK (AP) — The human rights group Amnesty International says Myanmar’s military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it en...
2019-05-29 05:45

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed to make progress on decades-long island disputes...
2019-05-30 16:15

Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
2019-06-10 11:00

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf...
2019-06-14 03:00

Canada’s D-Day volunteer military: Many lied about their age to enlist Canada had more than one million volunteers join the military in the Second World War, many of them teens who lied about their age to enlist before they turned 18....
2019-06-05 11:45

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
2019-06-05 10:45

The U.S. Military Used to Operate Railroad-Mounted Superguns There once was a time when the major armies of the world invested in superguns—gigantic cannons that were so large they could only be transported to the battlefield by railroad. Developed to bypass the gridlock of trench warfare, they were eventually...
2019-06-01 04:45

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "dictatorship."...
2019-07-06 06:30

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was revealed in a recent issue of the Canadian militar...
2019-05-28 19:15

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
2019-05-28 20:45

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice. The pledge comes after new clashes broug...
2019-06-06 13:45

Amnesty Int'l charges Myanmar military with new abuses Myanmar's military, accused of massive human rights violations against the Muslim Rohingya minority less than two years ago, is committing war crimes and other atrocities as it engages in new military operations in the western state of Rakhine, the h...
2019-05-29 03:45

Russian bombers fly near Alaska coast, US military says Four nuclear-capable Russian bombers and two Russian fighter jets were intercepted off the west coast of Alaska by U.S. aircraft, American military officials said Monday....
2019-05-21 23:30

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service....
2019-06-19 09:45

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues...
2019-05-23 19:30

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act Adam Driver, who is Tony nominated for his work in “Burn This,” credits his military service with providing him with enough courage to become an actor. Driver joined the Marines shortly after the 9/11 terror attacks. (May 22)   ...
2019-05-23 03:00

Former Military Bases Find New Purpose Through E-Commerce Real estate developers are looking at abandoned bases for large projects like warehouse and logistics centers, which are needed to sustain the growth in e-commerce....
2019-06-18 22:00

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council said Thursday the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in earlier this month...
2019-06-20 21:15

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, Am...
2019-06-14 16:00

Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses Walmart | Courtesy: JeepersMedia Walmart Walmart is hiring thousands of Military spouses. Walmart launched the Military Spouse Career Connection last year and has added 6-thousand military spouses to the payroll. More than 75 percent of military spou...
2019-05-24 10:45

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal Sudan's ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-14 15:30

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President&#...
2019-06-13 12:45

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gulf of Oman, as Washington blames Tehran for the att...
2019-06-18 00:45

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
2019-05-21 15:00

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of Vostok-2018 came as a surprise. (Spoiler alert: It ...
2019-05-21 20:30

The sad tale of the US Navy's surplus military dolphins From the archive: In 1994, the US Navy marine mammal service was downsizing its operation. Here's the sorry tale of what happened to the surplus military dolphins...
2019-06-27 19:45

Arthritis is prevalent in the military. This Army veteran wants to help While one in four Americans have arthritis, one in three veterans are affected by the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control.        ...
2019-05-28 02:45

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2014....
2019-06-20 01:45

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. Here are other Fortune 500 CEOs who have served in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
2019-05-27 23:45

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
2019-06-12 07:15

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the largest wildfire in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's history....
2019-07-02 18:30

Limited U.S. military assistance to resume to some Somali troops The United States is resuming some assistance to a unit of the Somali military that is not working directly with U.S. forces, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, around 18 months after aid was suspended to such units over widespread corruption concerns....
2019-07-02 17:45

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
2019-06-01 21:15

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
2019-06-01 15:45

Pentagon plans 'war-cloud' computing system for the military The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure will store and crunch vast amounts of classified data and let the military use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning....
2019-07-12 18:30

Russia rebuffs Japan's military buildup warning: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Russia was only operating on its own territory after Japan accused Moscow of a military buildup on a chain of islands in the Pacific, RIA news agency reported....
2019-05-30 14:45

| Algeria orders military planes to fly fans to Egypt Algeria's hopes of winning their first Africa Cup of Nations for 29 years will be boosted by the arrival of fans on board military planes should they reach the final....
2019-07-13 16:15

Russia denies unsafe encounter with U.S. military plane The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that one of its jets flew unsafely near an American plane over the Mediterranean Sea....
2019-06-05 17:45

Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 19:45

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
2019-05-31 18:15

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
2019-07-05 12:15

President Trump: Military Action Against Iran Still ‘on the Table’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, saying the use of force is “always on the table until we get this solved.̶...
2019-06-23 00:15

Japan and Russia accuse one another of dangerous military buildup The accusations have been leveled at a meeting between foreign and defense ministers in Tokyo. At dispute are islands both countries claim as their own, and a new US missile defense system....
2019-05-31 02:15

UPDATE 1-Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues...
2019-05-23 19:30

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
2019-06-15 07:15

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
2019-07-12 04:30

D-Day ceremony spotlights Trump's complicated military ties World leaders will gather in solemn assembly next week above the sandy beaches of Normandy to mark the 75th anniversary of the world-changing D-Day invasion of France....
2019-05-31 08:15

US military researching whether fish can serve as underwater spies Who better to know if something fishy is going on? The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting research to determine whether various forms of sea life — ranging from bioluminescent plankton to goliath grouper — could s...
2019-05-31 08:45

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harra hill, Syrian air defenses were able to shoot dow...
2019-06-12 11:30

Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’ President Donald Trump said Saturday he's still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned US military aircraft, saying the use of force is "always on the table until we get this solved." (June 22)    &#...
2019-06-23 03:15

Pompeo: 'Of course' military option on table to deal with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is considering "a full range of options," including a military response, to combat Iranian aggression....
2019-06-17 09:15

Putin says Japan's military cooperation with U.S. is source of concern President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had concerns about Japan's military cooperation with the United States, but respected Tokyo's right to defend itself anyway it saw fit....
2019-06-06 17:15

Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ showcased innovation, military might President Trump honored American history and heroes ranging from George Washington to Martin Luther King Jr. during a rousing Fourth of July speech punctuated by displays of the country’s military air power. Speaking before a cheering crowd that repe...
2019-07-05 12:30

Sudan's military leaders accused of ordering massacre BBC investigation includes testimony from soldiers who attacked peaceful protestersThe massacre of peaceful protesters in Sudan last month was ordered by the country’s top military rulers, according to an investigation by BBC Africa Eye.The documenta...
2019-07-12 17:30

Analyst: Military parades can be good showing off strength Defense analysts say Trump's decision to display the military may be a response to the perceived lessening of U.S. influence globally -- as other countries display their military might....
2019-07-05 08:15

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of inco...
2019-06-01 22:30

At $3,500, Is This 1944 Dodge WC-52 Military Truck Ready to Soldier on? Here in the U.S., July 4th is all about the celebration of independence. What could be more independent than buying today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Dodge WC? Let’s se if this WWII-era truck’s price is any reason to celebrate....
2019-07-04 15:30

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran....
2019-07-15 23:45

For U.S. Military Drones, Airspace Is Growing More Congested, Dangerous Unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft, with their suites of advanced technology, are the high-price product of years of domestic drone development during an era of nearly uncontested airspace....
2019-07-04 12:30

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
2019-06-04 11:30

Russia to Trump: Our military personnel are still in Venezuela - Ifax A statement by U.S. President Donald Trump asserting that Russia had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela does not correspond to reality and military cooperation continues, Interfax news agency cited a source as saying on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:15

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months....
2019-06-04 09:30

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
2019-06-19 13:00

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
2019-06-04 08:30

Wolves are spreading in Germany by moving into military land Wolves have returned to Germany. The animals seem to be spreading by moving between military training grounds, preferring these to protected natural areas...
2019-05-21 15:00

Train carrying military munitions derails in Nevada A train carrying military munitions has derailed in Nevada, closing a 60-mile stretch of Interstate 80 – but officials said the general public is not in any danger, according to reports. No injuries were immediately reported when the train, which was...
2019-06-19 23:15

Sudan Military and Protesters Violently Clash in the Capital Sudanese security forces stormed a monthslong sit-in of civilian protesters in the capital Khartoum, signaling a breakdown in negotiations between the military junta and protest leaders over who should rule the country after the April ouster of longt...
2019-06-03 11:30

Military hardware at Lincoln Memorial for Trump’s big July 4 One of two Bradley Fighting Vehicles is parked nearby the Lincoln Memorial for President Donald Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ event honoring service branches on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Washington. President Donal...
2019-07-03 22:15

Here's all the military hardware you can expect to see in Trump's 'Salute to America' President Trump's Fourth of July "Salute to America" will feature an amped-up fireworks show, a wide range of military hardware, and a speech from the commander in chief himself....
2019-07-04 06:00

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
2019-06-02 19:15

Could a mandatory keto diet improve US military performance? The US military is studying whether a ketogenic diet can help lower obesity rates — and boost soldiers’ physical and mental performance in the field. Researchers at Ohio State University recently published the first-ever keto study that specif...
2019-07-03 04:30

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 10:30

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle East....
2019-05-21 21:45

Military veterans talk about what makes them proud Americans Fox News correspondent Anna Kooiman joined with members of the Navy Federal Credit Union in Patriots Point, South Carolina to reflect on the Fourth of July and pay tribute to the U.S....
2019-07-05 05:30

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on ...
2019-06-18 03:45

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone; airspace in dispute Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Iranian airspace, a claim rejected by the Pentagon....
2019-06-20 15:30

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
2019-06-18 04:30

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-21 00:30

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60....
2019-06-05 08:45

Lexington Legends Hold Military Appreciation Night LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – It was military appreciation night at the Lexington Legends game, so current service members, veterans and their families got in for free. Several new recruits were also sworn into service on Saturday on the field in f...
2019-06-02 07:15

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and......
2019-06-02 09:15

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contract....
2019-06-20 23:45

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
2019-06-05 08:15

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
2019-05-21 18:30

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speec...
2019-06-02 14:30

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration....
2019-06-04 06:15

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago....
2019-06-12 23:45

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum....
2019-05-27 22:15

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of US military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "friend of mine."...
2019-06-29 09:30

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing five crew A Mexican military helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew, the Navy said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 22:30

Mysterious X-37B military space plane caught on camera Skywatcher and satellite tracker Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands recently caught a rare glimpse of the U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane ....
2019-07-09 02:45

Turkish military strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq Turkey's military dropped commandos on mountain ridges in a new operation against Kurdish militants based over the border in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:15

Eurofighter crash leads to calls to end military exercises Local politicians in northern Germany have called on the Bundeswehr to reassess where low-altitude military exercises take place. Two Eurofighter Typhoon jets collided near a popular holiday region....
2019-06-27 21:30

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
2019-05-28 17:45

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on ...
2019-06-14 10:15

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
2019-05-25 20:15

San Pedro de la Roca Castle and the Military Might of Spain in Cuba Top quality cigars and contagious rhythm have long been associated with the Caribbean’s largest island.  ...
2019-06-10 05:45

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
2019-05-29 20:45

Sudan's military rulers say several coup attempts thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday they had thwarted several coup attempts and that some officers had been arrested over the deadly dispersal of protesters at a sit-in in Khartoum earlier this month....
2019-06-14 03:00

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
2019-06-11 21:30

Maduro displays military power in Independence Day celebration Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro presented a grand military parade on Friday to mark the country’s independence day, basking in his power as commander-in-chief....
2019-07-06 04:30

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have played a role....
2019-07-10 03:15

Trump says he appreciates Saudi purchase of U.S. military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "friend of mine" who had worked to open up the country with economic and social reforms....
2019-06-29 04:45

Trump says he 'appreciates' Saudi purchase of U.S. military equipment President Donald Trump said on Saturday he appreciated Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. military equipment, calling Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman a "friend of mine" who had worked to open up the country with economic and social reforms....
2019-06-29 03:15

U.S. wants military coalition to safeguard waters off Iran, Yemen The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen, where Washington blames Iran and Iran-aligned fighters for attacks, the top U.S. general said on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 08:30

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone that it said was flying over one of its southern provinces on the Gulf, increasing fears of military conflict as Washington seeks to isolate Tehran over its nuclear and regional activities....
2019-06-20 14:00

Blast at Philippine military camp kills three soldiers An explosion at a military base in the Philippines killed three soldiers and wounded nine on Friday, in a region of the country plagued by Islamist violence....
2019-06-28 16:15

Burden sharing with U.S. is about more than military spending: German conservative The United States must contribute to international efforts to protect the climate and help Europe respond to the challenge of a rising China, the German chancellor's heir apparent said, arguing that fair burden sharing went beyond military spending....
2019-06-12 11:30

US military vehicle hits roadside bomb in Niger NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — U.S. military officials say an American vehicle has struck a roadside bomb in the troubled West African country. There were no fatalities, though U.S. Africa Command said Sunday that U.S. service members were being looked at as a...
2019-06-09 22:30

UPDATE 1-Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
2019-06-10 09:30

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying to pressure the army to hand over power to civilia...
2019-06-10 11:00

Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement between the military and the opposition to share power for three years ahead of elections....
2019-07-11 23:45

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military...
2019-05-27 23:45

Military sealift may deed more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and P...
2019-05-30 17:45

Germany and the Netherlands form a joint military network Networking on the battlefield won't just be limited to communication between units for one country. Germany and the Netherlands have created a joint military network, TEN (Tactical Edge Networking), that helps soldiers from the two countries co...
2019-07-01 00:15

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
2019-05-25 10:45

China military says shouldn't say Tiananmen protests were 'suppressed' China's Defence Ministry on Thursday took exception to the use of the word "suppression" to refer to how the military put down pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square three decades ago....
2019-05-30 14:45

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir. T...
2019-06-30 19:45

Pakistani MP surrenders after deadly clash between protesters and military A Pakistani lawmaker who escaped a deadly clash between the military and activists over the weekend was arrested on Thursday after surrendering to authorities, according to an elder in his constituency that borders Afghanistan....
2019-05-30 14:45

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible ef...
2019-05-30 11:45

In Sudan, protesters log victory but military still calls the shots The Sudanese military and civilian opposition have agreed on democratic elections in three years' time. Meanwhile, they're supposed to share power in a council. But will they? And can they without more violence?...
2019-07-07 01:00

1 Dead, 22 Injured In US Military Academy Training Accident One US military cadet was killed and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured when their transport vehicle overturned Thursday at the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, the academy said....
2019-06-07 09:30

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island’s coast. The live-fire drill on Thursday at a beach in southern Taiwan is part of an ongoing annual exercise des...
2019-05-30 11:45

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
2019-05-30 14:15

Japan's military says pilot disorientation likely cause of F-35 crash in April Japan's air force on Monday said spatial disorientation likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in April, hitting the water at more than 1,100 kph (683 mph)....
2019-06-10 06:15

German military helicopter crash kills pilot One of the pilots was killed, the German Defense Ministry said in a statement. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting calls for a complete overhaul of its equipment....
2019-07-01 20:30

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked f|ears of a wider military conflict....
2019-06-20 10:15

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
2019-06-20 19:15

This Wrenching Genius Installed Lawnmower Engines Into His Military Jeeps The Willys M38A1s that powered U.S. troops through Korea and Vietnam came from the factory with torquey “Hurricane” 134 cubic-inch four-cylinder engines. But one owner in Pennsylvania swapped his military Jeeps’ original engines out for off-the-shelf...
2019-06-12 16:45

Budget 2019: Modest Rise In Military Spending Likely, Says Official In an interim budget announced in February before national elections, the government allocated Rs 4.31 lakh crore ($62.27 billion) for defence, a 6.6 per cent rise over the previous year, raising......
2019-07-04 02:30

Chinese Military Gets Hong Kong Harbour Dock, Despite Tensions The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land on Saturday, even as the city is rocked by anti-Beijing protests just days before the anniversary of its......
2019-06-29 22:45

United Technologies and Raytheon to Combine Into Aerospace and Military Giant United Technologies, with businesses spanning elevators, air-conditioning and aircraft parts, is transforming into a more focused rival to giants like Boeing and Lockheed Martin....
2019-06-10 01:30

Trump prepared to talk to Iran but says always a chance of military action U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to talk to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani but that there was always a chance of U.S. military action against the Islamic Republic....
2019-06-05 09:15

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
2019-06-11 21:30

Washington DC gears up to host Trump's massive military parade The US is preparing for an Independence Day parade that Donald Trump promises will be an "incredible" display from the "strongest military anywhere in the world"....
2019-07-03 22:45

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworth...
2019-07-01 01:15

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision riding on the behavior of troops during the test....
2019-06-18 19:45

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
2019-06-07 06:30

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investigation into the business practices of Transdigm, an Ohio-based military equipment supplier....
2019-06-09 04:15

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
2019-06-18 08:45

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
2019-06-05 05:30

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputations was at a peak of 260. There were three in 2018. The decline has raised concern that military medica...
2019-06-07 23:15

Trump: Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down U.S. military drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Iranian airspace, a claim rejected by the Pentagon....
2019-06-21 15:30

Insitu nets $390.4M for Blackjack, ScanEagle drones for U.S. military, allies Insitu was awarded a $390.4 million contract to supply 63 RQ-21A drones for the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy as well as 17 for Canada, Poland and Oman....
2019-07-01 17:30

Sudan military admits abuses committed in Khartoum attack Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedMilitary rulers in Sudan have admitted that security forces committed abuses when they attacked a protest camp in Khartoum earlier this week.A spokesman for the transi...
2019-06-14 15:30

U.S. military increases cyber hacking to keep foreign adversaries on their toes _____ WASHINGTON — With little public scrutiny, the U.S. military has dramatically stepped up its secret hacking of foreign computer networks in a new effort to keep China, Russia, Iran and other adversaries on their heels, current and former U.S. of...
2019-06-23 22:15

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
2019-06-22 19:30

U.S. appeals court orders new review of Trump transgender military ban A federal appeals court on Friday ordered a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against U.S. President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender people from serving in the military, a policy that has already been allowed to go into effect by ...
2019-06-14 17:45

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
2019-06-07 00:45

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
2019-06-06 12:45

Trump Asks For Military Tanks For US Independence Day Event On July 4 President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to marshal a broadening array of military hardware, including tanks and fighter jets, to showcase his planned Fourth of July address to the nation -......
2019-07-02 05:45

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
2019-06-16 06:30

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have reportedly confirmed....
2019-06-23 10:30

Ethiopia says military chief killed in thwarted coup attempt Ethiopia’s government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country’s military chief was shot dead, the prime minister said Sunday....
2019-06-23 17:45

The New Ford Ranger and Everest Look Absolutely Badass as Military Vehicles The 2019 Ford Ranger is alright looking, and its not-for-American-consumption sister the Everest SUV is pretty cool. But they both look like absolute monsters when they’re kitted out for an actual theatre of war. Go figure....
2019-06-27 18:45

Yemeni officials: Gunmen attack military, kill 3 soldiers SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen attacked a military checkpoint in the eastern province of Hadramawt, killing three soldiers and wounding four. The officials say the attack occurred early on Friday in the town of Coton, a hotb...
2019-06-21 15:30

US military says new images show Iran links to tanker blasts The US military has released new images it says show Iran's Revolutionary Guard were behind the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week....
2019-06-18 00:15

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
2019-06-14 10:01

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters....
2019-06-13 12:15

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely good at killing people. And it’s also a prolific carbon emitter and serial oil user.Read more......
2019-06-13 16:15

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
2019-06-28 19:15

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security Council support, according to an internal report....
2019-06-18 00:45

Rockets hit Iraqi base hosting U.S. forces near Baghdad: military Three rockets landed on a military base hosting U.S. forces north of Baghdad late on Monday, an Iraqi military statement said, without providing further details....
2019-06-18 00:45

Sudanese officers detained in connection with dispersal of sit-in: military council Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that some officers had been arrested for their involvement in the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in in Khartoum....
2019-06-13 21:45

Ubisoft reveals new Tom Clancy's Elite Squad mobile military RPG This year's E3 2019 gaming convention is just opening its doors for visitors, but just about every major publisher and developer has already revealed its roadmap for the rest of the year and early 2020. Apart from introducing a new title in the Watch...
2019-06-11 09:30

Thai anti-military activist attacked and left unconscious BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist who opposes the military’s role in politics has been assaulted and left unconscious in the second attack against him this month, as violence against pro-democracy advocates becomes more aggressive. According to a ...
2019-06-28 11:45

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
2019-06-08 08:00

Poll finds 71 percent back transgender people in military ​An overwhelming majority of Americans believe transgender men and women should be able to serve in the US military, a survey released Thursday found. ​Seventy-one percent said they favored allowing transgender people to serve, while only 26 percent ...
2019-06-21 04:15

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
2019-06-28 00:15

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood ...
2019-06-05 14:30

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran's military recovering mine The U.S. military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese-owned oil tanker, as Washington blamed Iran for attacks rattling global oil markets....
2019-06-14 05:30

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
2019-06-14 22:45

Former Missouri governor’s new military assignment prompts Navy investigation The Navy has commissioned an investigation examining how it manages personnel cases for those with personal misconduct allegations after it was reported former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may deploy to the Middle East....
2019-06-01 06:30

With tanks and flyovers, Trump celebrates military in July 4 salute President Donald Trump will praise service members in the U.S. military on Thursday in an Independence Day speech against a backdrop of tanks and jet flyovers that critics said would politicize a popular national holiday....
2019-07-05 00:30

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum on Thursday night demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the country's military rulers who accused a protest encampment of threatening stability....
2019-05-31 05:30

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit. ...
2019-06-02 12:30

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
2019-07-12 20:15

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald...
2019-06-02 16:45

Top U.S. military intelligence official says Russia ‘probably’ not adhering to nuclear test ban Director of Defense Intelligence Agency says Russia “is not adhering to the nuclear testing moratorium in a manner consistent with the zero-yield standard.”...
2019-05-29 21:45

Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base: RIA Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited the Azeri ministry of defense as saying in a statement....
2019-07-06 11:00

Two people missing after blasts at Russian military plant, 22 injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
2019-06-01 15:30

Kane Brown dedicates his song 'Homesick' to military families Country singer Kane Brown says his new single "Homesick" may have been written about his experience traveling on the road and being away from his loved ones, but military families have connected to the song....
2019-07-05 21:45

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
2019-05-30 14:45

Lanka President Rejects Military Deal To Allow US Access To Ports Sri Lanka's President Saturday announced he will not allow his government to conclude a proposed military deal that would allow US troops free access to the island's ports....
2019-07-06 18:15

House Panel’s Assent Gives Life to Effort to End 9/11 Military Authorization For the first time in years, there’s a glimmer of hope for lawmakers intent on repealing a 9/11 era measure that has been stretched to enable open-ended warfare....
2019-05-23 02:15

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bringing thousands onto the streets to hail a first step toward ending decades of dictatorship....
2019-07-05 23:45

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
2019-05-28 09:00

Concerts, fireworks and a military parade mark July Fourth Revelers are flocking to New York’s East River, the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington and Boston’s Esplanade for fireworks shows and concerts to celebrate America’s Independence Day...
2019-07-06 04:45

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea....
2019-05-21 19:45

McConnell, military mark start of chemical weapons removal RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to “the ash heap of history.” McConnell, military leaders and Gov. Matt Bevin were in Richmond...
2019-05-29 19:45

Military Court Allows Karambir Singh To Take Charge As New Navy Chief A military tribunal on Wednesday allowed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to take charge as the new Navy chief on Friday as it deferred hearing on a petition challenging his appointment by nearly seven......
2019-05-29 13:45

Donald Trump celebrates the 4th of July with military-themed rally US President Donald Trump spoke at a Fourth of July celebration that showcased the military and was punctuated with aircraft flyovers. Critics accused the president of politicizing the country's Independence Day....
2019-07-05 09:00

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
2019-06-01 00:01

'Underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel' discovered, military says An “underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel” was discovered in the southern part of the Gaza strip, Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday....
2019-07-09 08:30

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
2019-05-31 18:15

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council....
2019-07-05 09:00

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by the semi-official news agency Mizan on Saturday....
2019-05-25 15:15

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 11 and the destroyer Cole cases....
2019-05-29 03:30

More Than Patriotism on Their Sleeves: Military Patches Sport Trump Likeness A flap over politically themed patches worn by some American troops during President Trump’s visit of a warship in Japan has forced the Navy to review its policies....
2019-05-29 03:15

France: Bastille Day parade showcases European military cooperation German Chancellor Merkel and other European leaders have highlighted their shared defense potential on Bastille Day amid rifts with the US. Troops from 10 countries participated in the annual Paris parade....
2019-07-14 19:15

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the s...
2019-05-28 13:30

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-24 04:30

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed SINGAPORE (AP) — China’s defense minister is warning its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters. Speaking at an annual security conference i...
2019-06-02 05:15

'Like a military operation': restoration of Rembrandt's Night Watch begins Elaborate process will be livestreamed from Amsterdam’s RijksmuseumThe restorers, data experts and art historians at the Rijksmuseum call it Operation Night Watch. “Because it is like a military operation in the planning,” said Taco Dibbits, the muse...
2019-07-05 20:45

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemi...
2019-05-26 04:15

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
2019-05-30 19:45

Predatory lenders prey on US military members. Here's how to avoid becoming a victim Predatory lenders, who cluster around military bases, target young soldiers who are inexperienced with money. Money expert Tara Falcone shares tips on how to protect yourself....
2019-07-04 05:45

Mike Pence tells US military graduates: you should expect to see combat ‘Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists’Pence hints at possible military intervention in VenezuelaVice-President Mike Pence has told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the US Military Academy the world is ...
2019-05-26 01:45

U.S. will respond with military force if Iran attacks its interests: Hook The United States will respond with military force if its interests are attacked by Iran, the U.S. Iran envoy said on Thursday as Arab leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia to discuss what they see as the threat from Tehran amid rising tensions....
2019-05-30 18:01

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
2019-05-24 01:45

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
2019-05-22 20:30

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation The U.S. military's use of firefighting foam that contains a potentially dangerous chemical compound could have serious health consequences for workers....
2019-07-13 14:30

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
2019-05-27 11:15

Architects of Post-9/11 CIA Interrogation Program to Testify Before a Military Tribunal (WASHINGTON) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Psychologists James Mitc...
2019-05-21 14:45

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
2019-05-21 23:15