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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....

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors

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Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
19:15, 2019-07-03

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "world's factory" tag under threat as firms seek to avoid US tariffs?...
19:45, 2019-06-12

Real Winners From Trump's Tariffs Are China's Neighbors Preliminary evidence suggests that extra U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are a cost to both countries while rewarding the likes of South Korea and Taiwan...
14:30, 2019-05-29

China seeks Asian neighbors' support in trade fight with US China is seeking to support from some of its Asian neighbors and Russia in its escalating tariff fight with the U.S. Speaking Wednesday at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kyrgyzstan, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said representatives of the eight-nation grouping had expressed "broad...
15:15, 2019-05-23

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official The European Union cannot ignore China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday....
14:15, 2019-07-19

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanahan said the US would not ignore China's actions in the region....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns....
02:00, 2019-06-20

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept China’s militarization of man-made islands in the South China Sea and its theft of U.S. technology....
19:45, 2019-06-03

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea. The post China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea appeared ...
07:30, 2019-06-02

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says drills are being held all day Sunday and half a day Tuesday in an area near China’s holdings in the Paracel island group. China claims virtually the...
10:45, 2019-06-02

As Federal Reserve Cut Looms, HSBC Favours China Shares Over India Shanghai shares have gained 17 per cent so far this year. But they slid about 7.6 per cent between early May and early June as the US-China trade war re-escalated...
13:15, 2019-07-11

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade, U.S. investment, immigration and privacy, a White House spokesman said....
03:30, 2019-06-14

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the G-20 meeting....
03:00, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump deliberates whether to make good on his threat to hike tariffs on imports from China....
03:30, 2019-06-14

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 did not.)...
16:45, 2019-05-21

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 military magazine Kanwa Asian Defence which reported that...
03:45, 2019-05-29

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....
14:00, 2019-05-30

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......
10:00, 2019-06-02

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed 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...
06:15, 2019-06-02

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....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with laser beams from fishing boats suspected of being part of China’s maritime militia during a recent military exercise in the South China Sea.La Trobe Uni...
10:45, 2019-05-29

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg 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....
18:45, 2019-06-27

China Gifts Military Warship To Sri Lanka In sign Of Deepening Cooperation China gifted a warship to Sri Lanka, in the latest sign of its deepening military cooperation with the strategically located island nation in the Indian Ocean....
08:45, 2019-07-17

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year, as Trump’s recent ban prevents the company...
00:15, 2019-06-28

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2bn worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China’s sovereignty...
20:15, 2019-07-12

Neighbors upset over communication tower TUCSON – Residents in one Foothills neighborhood are not happy with the construction of a nearby communication tower. The tower, located near Kolb and Sunrise, will resemble a palm tree when it’s finished. The tower previously up in that location resembled a saguaro cactus. John Drinkwater sai...
08:30, 2019-07-02

After Taiwan buys arms, China holds military drills on southeast coast China's military recently carried out air and naval drills along its southeast coast, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, following the latest arms sales from the United States to self-ruled Taiwan, which China claims as a renegade province....
08:45, 2019-07-14

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion,” saying activities by Beijing the US perceives as hostile must end. In his first major speech on the internati...
08:45, 2019-06-02

ICE: Students from Iran, Russia, China stealing military, high-tech secrets In a new warning about immigrant crime, a top ICE official Wednesday said that Iran, Russia, and China are using visiting students to steal military and high-tech secrets from schools and research centers, many funded by U.S. taxpayers....
22:30, 2019-06-05

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
08:45, 2019-06-01

Engineer nabbed smuggling US military-grade chips to China faces 219 years in prison An electrical engineer is facing up to 219 years in federal prison after being found guilty of exporting military-grade semiconductor chips to China. Yi-Chi Shih — the 64-year-old engineer in question, and also a part-time Los Angeles resident — was found guilty of conspiring to export sensitive sem...
10:30, 2019-07-04

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin American markets in deploying the ultrafast service, an executive told Reuters....
09:30, 2019-07-10

Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water One powerful West Texas family wants to pipe millions of gallons daily from under its farmland to oil producers. Another wants to stanch that flow—echoing battles around the world over the resource....
08:30, 2019-07-17

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its strengths.  ...
14:15, 2019-06-06

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier this week....
19:30, 2019-06-15

Suspect in Kyoto Fire Had Criminal Record and Trouble With Neighbors With the police and the public searching for explanations of a devastating crime, experts said they feared people with mental illness would be vilified....
14:45, 2019-07-20

Billionaire Buyers' Club: Ken Griffin and His Neighbors at 220 Central Park South The hedge-fund manager, who paid $238 million for a penthouse, is joined by purchasers like Brazilian construction billionaire Renata de Camargo Nascimento....
18:45, 2019-05-21

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart at Singapore security conference as he lays out US strategy to counter China’s military expansionism SHANAHAN AT SHANGRI-LA: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is in Singapore today, where he is scheduled to deliver a major speech announcing the Pentagon’s new strategy for the Indo-Asia Pacific. The venue is the annual international security conference known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, and S...
01:45, 2019-06-01

Former neighbors describe young Epstein as 'nerdy,' quiet with no signs of predatory behavior The formative years of disgraced multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein apparently were vastly different from his time as a jet-setting financial titan accused of sexually abusing scores of underage women....
23:15, 2019-07-17

Electrocuted squirrel finally removed from utility wires: 'Rest in power,' neighbors say Talk about being left hanging. Some residents in upstate New York say a utility company ignored them for two weeks after they reported seeing a dead squirrel dangling above them from utility wires....
10:30, 2019-07-03

Neighbors take matters into own hands, attack truck driver who rammed parked cars Note to self: Don’t mess with people from Pacific Beach. Residents in the San Diego neighborhood teamed up on Thursday to take down a driver who repeatedly rammed his truck into several of their parked cars for no apparent reason. Cellphone video captured at the scene and obtained by NBC 7 sho...
12:30, 2019-06-14

Thieves stole $9 from a girl's lemonade stand for charity. Police and neighbors rallied to give her more than $300 In late June, 11-year-old Alizay Kashif set up a lemonade stand in her family's neighborhood in Naperville, Illinois, a suburb on the western outskirts of Chicago....
23:00, 2019-07-17

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....
03:45, 2019-06-24

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....
05:15, 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during a transition period until elections are organized...
01:30, 2019-07-12

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely......
02:45, 2019-07-02

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington ...
17:30, 2019-05-25

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, give you the highlights of the new, October issue....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
18:45, 2019-06-28

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says winds were down to 30 mph...
17:45, 2019-06-29

Netflix's 'Pacific Rim' anime will debut in 2020 Netflix's anime adaptation of Pacific Rim will emerge from the depths when it hits the streaming service sometime next year. The animated expansion of the giant mech saga will run for at least two seasons, IGN reported....
00:01, 2019-07-05

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season was down to tropical storm force and weakening Friday far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but slipped back below h...
18:30, 2019-06-28

UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may result in lessening of competition in the UK....
13:15, 2019-06-18

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and building self-reliance....
06:45, 2019-06-13

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The approval Tuesday comes 10 months after the Federal Court of Appeal halted the proje...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit manuever.  But unlike with its predecessor, it isn’t a mystery where this particular piece of s...
09:45, 2019-07-19

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a town of 850 people. The earthquake had a depth of 5...
09:30, 2019-06-23

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)        ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
07:00, 2019-07-12

Canadian Pacific Railway reports 33% rise in profit Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 33% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator earned more from moving energy, chemicals, plastics as well as grains....
16:15, 2019-07-16

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
20:15, 2019-07-18

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan's international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict....
11:45, 2019-05-24

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where the Ary...
00:15, 2019-05-28

Former president still looms over Kazakh election For the first time in nearly three decades of independence, Kazakhstan is holding a presidential election without Nursultan Nazarbayev on the ballot....
13:30, 2019-06-07

| S15: Toughest route looms for SA teams A lot of South Africans will become unexpected, temporary fans of the Reds next weekend when they entertain the in-form Jaguares, explains Rob Houwing...
21:30, 2019-05-25

Downturn looms as UAW talks start up Despite an economy that's gotten healthier since the previous few rounds of contract talks, the scene is set for this year's negotiations to be more daunting as both sides stubbornly dig in their heels....
08:45, 2019-07-14

A Stanley Cup Game 7 Looms. They Don’t Happen Often. They’re usually low-scoring. Home teams have the edge. Overtime is even rarer. The spectacle of Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals awaits Boston and St. Louis....
02:45, 2019-06-12

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
05:45, 2019-05-24

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
19:15, 2019-06-27

New Papua New Guinea leader a wildcard in Pacific power play When Papua New Guinea's lawmakers started to shift their weight in their parliamentary seats in preparation for a tense vote on a new prime minister on Thursday, James Marape looked uninterested, his head lowered, fingers tapping his phone....
22:15, 2019-06-02

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
14:30, 2019-06-18

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and H...
05:00, 2019-06-23

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
05:45, 2019-07-05

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- May 2018 In this May 2018 Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast Sneak Peek, Mark Galasiewski walks you through what's unfolding in Asian markets and what to expect over the course of the next month....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vessel that had engaged in dangerous maneuvering, Russia’s Interfax news agency reported....
03:15, 2019-06-08

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail giants—for now....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Asia-Pacific meth drug trade worth up to $61 billion, U.N. says Transnational crime groups are trafficking vast quantities of methamphetamine made in Southeast Asia, the United Nations said on Thursday, putting the value of the Asia-Pacific market for the drug between $30.3 billion and $61.4 billion....
12:15, 2019-07-18

A US war with Iran looms. Don’t for one second think that it is justified | Owen Jones Trump’s allies will try to paint Iran as a threat, as they did with Iraq. We must not fall into step with their prefab bloodlustWe know how the story goes. The decision for war is made long in advance. That becomes the end point, and the evidence must be marshalled to achieve that goal. A long-lasti...
10:15, 2019-06-20

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related provisions in the package, lowering expectations of a ...
05:30, 2019-05-23

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per hour, and is expected to gradually edge closer to th...
20:00, 2019-07-13

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is headed into recession, but because shadows are growing over the rest of the world....
14:00, 2019-06-20

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
15:15, 2019-06-13

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's AGM....
21:00, 2019-05-29

PM, Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe Focus On Indo-Pacific During Trilateral Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a "productive" trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and extensively discussed issues of the Indo-Pacific region,......
10:30, 2019-06-28

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
23:45, 2019-05-22

Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
19:00, 2019-07-18

Astronauts snapped an incredible photo of a volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean Astronauts who head to the International Space Station get to see things that the rest of us can only imagine. As the orbiting laboratory rapidly orbits Earth, it affords its inhabitants the chance to see all manner of jaw-dropping sights, and on the morning of June 22nd, one of those sights happene...
04:15, 2019-06-28

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to fight the climate crisis, which poses an existential threat to the region.“[Australia] has been lagging ...
05:00, 2019-05-22

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
03:30, 2019-06-12

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Asia Pacific stocks advance as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific advanced on Thursday as investors awaited the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
12:15, 2019-06-28

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still being neglected....
07:45, 2019-07-04

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
11:30, 2019-06-19

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the wayIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multi-billion dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines being packed into the hulls of sailing boats in the US and...
22:30, 2019-06-23

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson entered the Pacific Ocean from the deck of a US Coast Guard ship...
14:30, 2019-05-22

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
22:30, 2019-05-22

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News at the Organization's Headquarters on Wednesday....
16:15, 2019-07-18

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
06:45, 2019-07-04

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- June 2018 "Off the cliff" is how editor Mark Galasiewski says markets are supposed to feel at this point in the patterns that are unfolding right now, in several markets across Asia....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Impeachment push freezes as Mueller testimony looms The steady drumbeat among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump has gone silent. And Robert Mueller is to blame.The last lawmaker to publicly embrace an impeachment inquiry came forward on June 28, just three days after it was announced that the former special co...
02:15, 2019-07-11

Since 2009 this is how Dow, S&P have trended in second half of June. Now the Fed decision looms Since 2009 the Dow and S&P 500 have struggled in the second half of June. This time around, a major Federal Reserve decision on interest rates looms....
15:45, 2019-06-18

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
17:00, 2019-06-18

Wiggins: Thomas can win the Tour, but Bernal battle looms "Geraint Thomas has already shown he is capable of retaining his Tour de France title, according to Bradley Wiggins, although a potential showdown on Thursday at La Planche des Belles Filles with co-leader Egan Bernal could give a true indicator of where the power lies in Team Ineos."...
11:00, 2019-07-08

Stronger Dollar Looms Large This Earnings Season The dollar has remained steady despite expectations for lower interest rates, posing a challenge for large multinational companies that need to convert foreign profits into the U.S. currency....
04:00, 2019-07-17

Open adjusts Sunday tee times as weather looms With forecasts calling for "persistent and occasionally heavy rain" and gusty winds, the R&A has moved up the tee times for the final round of the Open Championship by an hour....
22:30, 2019-07-20

Costco Sales Rise as Tariff Uncertainty Looms Costco Wholesale booked another quarter of sales gains, boosted by increasing visits to its warehouse clubs as the retail giant tries to navigate the U.S.-China trade fight....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Monsoon landlords demand equity stake as CVA looms A quartet of commercial property giants are demanding an equity stake in Monsoon Accessorize, the fashion retailer, in return for supporting a financial restructuring....
19:00, 2019-05-30

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
13:00, 2019-07-11

Mets shut down Nimmo as Conforto experiment now looms Brandon Nimmo is down for the count. The Mets center fielder has been shut down from baseball activities for the next month, manager Mickey Callaway announced Tuesday in Atlanta. The news came after Nimmo was in Los Angeles on Monday to get a second opinion on a bulging disc in his neck, which had s...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Alberta provincial carbon tax dead, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
00:30, 2019-05-31

Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to nominate a caretaker government. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale removal of coalition party politicians....
22:30, 2019-05-21

IOC inaugurates new headquarters as 2026 Games vote looms The International Olympic Committee inaugurated its new headquarters in Lausanne on Sunday, the 125th anniversary of the organization which is preparing to select the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympics....
11:30, 2019-06-23

Sentencing looms in Charlottesville attack; man seeks mercy RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counter-demonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence shorter than life in prison. Lawyers for James Alex Fields ...
21:15, 2019-06-23

Papua New Guinea leader to visit Australia as it seeks to shore up its Pacific influence Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape will make a state visit to Australia, its government said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement its position with Pacific island's new leader amid rising competition for influence in the region....
10:30, 2019-07-16

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
00:45, 2019-07-19

Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso This Monday, top stories are: Gaza's aid dependency due to the ongoing blockade; a special focus on climate change and its impact on islands and people of the Pacific; UN condemnation after a deadly attack in Burkina Faso.  ...
15:30, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Texas Pacific investors say nominee elected trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust installed its preferred trustee in a shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company, one of the biggest landowners in Texas, rejected as invalid....
03:45, 2019-05-23

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this weekend, where he will speak to people living on so...
14:45, 2019-05-21

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how we do business, generate power, build cities and feed the world.”   ...
23:00, 2019-05-29

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew to the Solomon Islands last weekend to “show our Pacific step-up in action” but this policy will fail if his government doesn’t take meaningful action...
09:01, 2019-06-08

UPDATE 2-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
17:00, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Canadian Pacific quarterly profit rises on higher commodity shipments Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 33% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator earned more from moving energy, chemicals, plastics as well as grains....
16:15, 2019-07-16

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the first three months of the year for his surprise hit ...
20:00, 2019-07-01

Logistical nightmare looms if Mexico tariffs go ahead was the winner American importers are warning the White House and members of Congress that a logistical nightmare could unfold if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports starting Monday....
19:30, 2019-06-07

U.S.-Mexico migration talks continue as tariff deadline looms U.S. and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks on Friday as the two sides edged closer to a trade war that could hobble both countries' economies and rattle investors already nervous about Washington's escalating battle with China....
17:30, 2019-06-07

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
08:00, 2019-06-15

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but rainfall looms Thousands of residents along the Arkansas-Oklahoma border have been impacted by widespread flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (May 29)        ...
06:45, 2019-05-30

High in His ‘Glassle,’ Georgia’s Richest Man Looms Over Country’s Top Project A proposed deepwater port could recast the former Soviet republic’s image. But not without the backing of Bidzina Ivanishvili, a billionaire and power broker....
09:15, 2019-07-02

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show his love for his boyfriend. Krastel, a meteorologi...
04:15, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts....
05:15, 2019-06-14

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Netanyahu scrambles for allies as deadline to form government looms Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to cobble together parliamentary support for a coalition on Wednesday, just hours ahead of a deadline to form a new government or face the possible end of his decade of combative leadership of Israel....
21:45, 2019-05-29

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to block Netanyahu’s allies from dissolving the Knesset....
22:15, 2019-05-29

| As Nadal looms, Federer unaware of 100th Wimbledon match win Roger Federer admitted he had no idea he had become the first man to win 100 matches at Wimbledon, a feat which set-up a mouth-watering semi-final against old rival Rafael Nadal....
11:45, 2019-07-11

| Sarri's Chelsea future in spotlight as Europa final looms Maurizio Sarri faces an uncertain future as Chelsea manager even if the much-maligned Italian leads his side to victory in the Europa League final against Arsenal....
15:15, 2019-05-26

Yankees pitchers are ‘in a good spot’ as trade deadline looms It’s different for pitchers. That sentence applies to approximately 2.3 million issues, situations and scenarios that arise in the baseball world. For the purpose of today’s conversation, however, let’s use it to discuss the trade deadline. Brian Cashman has stated publicly he wants more pitching, b...
07:30, 2019-07-17

Monfils hails girlfriend Svitolina as new French clash looms Gael Monfils paid tribute to both his girlfriend and his new coach on Thursday, after he won his all-French clash against Adrian Mannarino which set up another Gallic tie in the third round against lowly-ranked Antoine Hoang....
03:45, 2019-05-31

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call for snap elections in case he falls short of a majority....
16:15, 2019-05-29

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his client just couldn’t get along, disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is recasting his defense team...
16:15, 2019-07-11

Tough Wimbledon draw for Nadal as Kyrgios looms in second round Already riled by Wimbledon's seedings policy, twice champion Rafael Nadal's mood would not have improved after falling foul of Friday's draw which handed him a potential second-round clash with controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios....
14:45, 2019-06-28

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, as protests entered a second straight week....
13:45, 2019-06-17

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Philip Green's Arcadia faces key vote as administration looms Creditors will decide the fate of Philip Green's Arcadia group and its 18,000 workers at a vote on Wednesday on a sweetened restructuring plan to save the British fashion retailer....
14:45, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-Canadian Pacific beats estimates on higher crude shipments, cost control Canadian Pacific Railway reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator controlled costs and earned more from moving crude, chemicals as well as plastics....
18:15, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 3-Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
20:45, 2019-07-18

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.        ...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and fulfill its promise to leave no one behind....
18:00, 2019-05-29

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on Wednesday....
21:45, 2019-07-10

Wall St Week Ahead-Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects Results from two major U.S. railroads next week are likely to attract more scrutiny than usual as investors look for signs of how deeply U.S. President Donald Trump's multi-front trade war is affecting freight companies and the wider economy. Among those reporting as the second quarter earnings ...
18:15, 2019-07-12

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019.        ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects Results from two major U.S. railroads next week are likely to attract more scrutiny than usual as investors look for signs of how deeply U.S. President Donald Trump's multi-front trade war is affecting freight companies and the wider economy. Among those reporting as the second quarter earnings ...
13:30, 2019-07-14

Battlefield V 2019 Roadmap Confirmed: Pacific Theater, New Maps Revealed - E3 EA Play NEWS Electronic Arts has today announced the roadmap of Battlefield V content updates for 2019. This includes content for Chapters 4 and 5. Here's everything you need to know....
02:45, 2019-06-09

CORRECTED-Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
23:00, 2019-06-18

Golf: Four-shot lead no guarantee for Lowry as wild weather looms Shane Lowry knows from personal experience that a four-shot lead starting the final round of a major championship is hardly insurmountable, never mind the wicked weather expected to throw an extra layer of uncertainty into the British Open mix on Sunday....
07:15, 2019-07-21

An Interstellar War Looms in the Latest Trailer for Katee Sackhoff’s Sci-Fi Series Another Life Just days after releasing the first teaser for Battlestar Galactica star Katee Sackhoff’s new sci-fi series, Another Life, Netflix has dropped a full trailer that reveals even more about the show’s crew of space explorers—as well as the mysterious (and apparently hostile) aliens that inspire their j...
06:30, 2019-07-12

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigations....
22:30, 2019-06-12

iOS 13 and watchOS 6 hands-on: As 5G looms, Apple takes small steps forward Apple's flagship iPhones and popular Watches are getting a series of worthwhile but not especially exciting software updates this year - we've tested them.Read More...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Feisty debate looms with Biden and Sanders standing center stage Four of the five top-polling White House contenders will be on stage tonight, for what’s being billed as the main event in the first round of Democratic presidential primary debates....
01:15, 2019-06-28

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual board meeting Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji plan to greet shareholders of Facebook Inc as they gather for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off user privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
13:45, 2019-05-30

Reliving Rory McIlroy’s ‘out-of-body’ Royal Portrush 61 as Open looms Fourteen years ago, Aaron O’Callaghan and Stephen Crowe played with a 16-year-old McIlroy during an amazing roundAs Rory McIlroy tees off in the tournament he placed on a pedestal the moment Royal Portrush was reconfirmed as an Open Championship venue, Aaron O’Callaghan will look on from North Carol...
00:15, 2019-07-17

Eoin Morgan Says England Must Adapt Or Die As India World Cup Test Looms England looked set for the semi-finals when they won four of their first five matches but losses to Sri Lanka and Australia opened the door for Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka....
21:15, 2019-06-29

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large at Raptors’ championship parade Kawhi Leonard took in the Raptors’ championship parade Monday, cigar in mouth, while hoisting his Finals MVP trophy before the Toronto faithful. Of course it didn’t take long for the topic of his future to arise. As Leonard and Kyle Lowry stood side-by-side atop the Raptors’ bus, fans made the...
04:30, 2019-06-18

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at the timing of his visit, the various actors involved and their goals....
00:00, 2019-06-10

Canada's Trudeau mending fences with Trump as election fight looms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will seek to further mend fences when he meets Donald Trump in Washington this week, a year after the U.S. president stormed out of a G7 meeting calling Trudeau "very dishonest and weak."...
23:30, 2019-06-18

Australia bare feet and souls as World Cup semi-final with England looms • Justin Langer’s squad ‘pour hearts out’ in team-building session• Handscomb may replace Khawaja; Woakes and Roy set to playIf defeat by South Africa brought Australia down to earth then their coach, Justin Langer, appears keen they remain there, having sat his players down for some barefoot storyt...
23:15, 2019-07-08

Newcastle have gambled on Bruce but shadow of Benítez looms large | Louise Taylor Steve Bruce may be a geordie but that will not be enough to fill Rafael Benítez’s sizeable shoes and a sceptical Gallowgate will need an awful lot of convincingSome years ago Steve Bruce wrote a trilogy of football-based thrillers. Their hero was Steve Barnes, the all-action macho manager of Ledders...
17:15, 2019-07-20

Gary Woodland moves into lead at US Open as sturdy Rory McIlroy looms Woodland (9-under) takes lead ahead of Rose, OosthuizenRory McIlroy rallies for 5-under finish, four shots off leadTiger Woods ‘a little hot’ after poor finish to second roundShould Rory McIlroy summon the weekend spirit of Ontario, there would be little point in the remainder of this US Open field ...
10:45, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual board meeting Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
21:30, 2019-05-30

US companies tentatively step back into business with Huawei, but a long fight looms American semiconductor companies and Microsoft are making plans to continue business as usual with Huawei as experts make sense of amendments to Trump's ban....
00:30, 2019-07-02

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished third in the Premier League to qualify for next season’s Champions League, which fulfilled the key demand placed on the head coach upon his appointmen...
22:45, 2019-05-26

Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to celebrate their first NBA championship. Alameda Coun...
02:15, 2019-06-16

As U.S. tariff deadline on Mexican goods looms, Pence to host talks on Wednesday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will host Mexican leaders at the White House on Wednesday for talks aimed at pressuring authorities to clamp down on migrants heading for the southern U.S. border, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday....
23:30, 2019-06-04

As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales force....
03:00, 2019-07-17

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large as NBA free agency begins Sunday NBA teams will start opening their chequebooks Sunday at 6 p.m. EDT, when the negotiating window for one of the most hotly anticipated free-agent periods begins and with more than 200 players eligible to change teams in the coming weeks....
03:45, 2019-06-30

Britain at risk of 'full-blown' recession as no-deal Brexit looms - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the Office for Budget Responsibility’s new stress test of the UK economy Newsflash: OBR warns Britain risks ‘full-blown’ recessionHere’s why no-deal would hurtNo-deal Brexit could wipe 2% off GDPBorrowing would rise by £30bnWatch ...
20:15, 2019-07-18

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ; news from Somalia a...
00:45, 2019-06-01

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submerge low-lying nations....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medical products worldwide; drought in Somalia; and up...
15:30, 2019-05-21

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales force....
03:00, 2019-07-17

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.       ...
03:15, 2019-06-22

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
23:30, 2019-05-30

As Trump Meeting Looms, Pakistan Anti-Terrorist Police Arrest Hafiz Saeed Mr. Saeed, founder of the group behind the deadly attacks in India in 2008, was placed in custody days before Prime Minister Imran Khan is due in Washington....
16:30, 2019-07-17

Mike Pence to deliver Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
18:30, 2019-06-05

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
14:45, 2019-05-21

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial services innovation — and that's left hundreds ...
02:45, 2019-06-24

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
23:30, 2019-05-21

England coach Phil Neville insists Lionesses will not wilt in World Cup heat as Norway quarter-final looms Phil Neville insists his England players are fully prepared for the intense heatwave sweeping Europe, which has prompted Fifa to implement special measures to combat the soaring temperatures at the World Cup....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Liverpool defender Joel Matip pleased to have proved worth after injury return as Champions League Final looms Joel Matip has expressed delight over his emergence as a key man in the Liverpool defence during the second half of the season, joking: "It's not the worst feeling"....
20:30, 2019-05-22

White supremacist who plowed vehicle into crowd and killed woman during Charlottesville rally asks judge for mercy as sentencing looms The 22-year-old white supremacist who killed a woman and injured dozens of other people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. in 2017 is pleading with the judge to spare him a life sentence. ...
05:15, 2019-06-23

President Trump: 'Progress' but no breakthrough with Mexico as tariff deadline looms The Trump administration will hold a second round of negotiations with Mexico on Thursday over President Trump's threatened tariffs.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-06

China's premier tells foreign CEOs China will commit to reform, opening up China will maintain its long-standing commitment to reform and opening up, Premier Li Keqiang told a group of visiting foreign chief executives on Thursday, adding that restrictions on access will be relaxed in more areas of the economy....
13:15, 2019-06-20

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen, China paper says event is merely history China must "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago, Taiwan said on Monday, as a Chinese newspaper said nobody in China was interested in dragging up the past....
00:15, 2019-06-04

China rejects U.S. accusations of running missile tests in South China Sea The Pentagon said on Tuesday the missile launch was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the strategic waterway....
23:15, 2019-07-05

Defense chief calls out China on tech theft, South China Sea U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is denouncing China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion.”...
07:45, 2019-06-01

Sieren's China: Controlled carnage coming for China's electric car market While Germany is finally creating the necessary infrastructure for e-mobility, China has started putting the breaks on state subsidies for electric cars. The government has a clear plan, according to DW's Frank Sieren....
14:30, 2019-06-30

China tests anti-ship missile in South China Sea, Pentagon says China has test-fired at least one anti-ship missile in recent days in the area around the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the United States military confirmed Tuesday....
09:15, 2019-07-03

North Carolina Dem candidate vows to 'get tough' with China - despite investing in company that outsourced to China A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a solar power company that outsourced production to China and imported devices from a Chinese company deemed a national security risk....
18:01, 2019-05-28

As Canada-China relations worsen, a Trudeau cabinet minister sends cheery tweets from China The Trudeau Liberals are defending a cabinet minister's business promotion trip to China while China has two Canadians -- including a business operator -- in jail....
02:45, 2019-07-04

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While there, he captured one of the most iconic images of the 20th century: the famous 'tank man' defying tanks in Tiananmen Square. Visit Business Insider's hom...
22:15, 2019-06-03

China denies U.S. accusations of South China Sea missile tests China's Defense Ministry on Friday denied U.S. accusations that the Chinese military had recently carried out missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, saying instead that they had held routine drills that involved the firing of live ammunition....
19:30, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-In jab at U.S., China vice president says world cannot shut China out China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States with which Beijing is currently trying to resolve a bitter trade war....
10:45, 2019-07-08

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability The United States' actions on Taiwan and the South China Sea are hardly conducive to maintaining stability in the region, a senior Chinese military official said on Saturday, responding to comments by acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan....
11:30, 2019-06-01

Pentagon says China missile test in South China Sea 'disturbing' The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the disputed waterway....
03:15, 2019-07-03

Trump Could Raise Tariffs on China. Here’s How China Could Respond. Beijing could match what the United States does, and its options include upping the ante in untraditional ways. But most of its choices come with drawbacks....
14:32, 2019-05-21

China says U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks China and the United States should be willing to make compromises in trade talks and not insist only on what each side wants, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday....
04:45, 2019-06-24

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G20 China says its trade negotiators are in contact with their U.S. counterparts on ways of resolving their disputes ahead of an expected meeting between Trump, Xi this week...
08:15, 2019-06-24

In jab at U.S., China vice president says world cannot shut China out China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States with which Beijing is currently trying to resolve a bitter trade war....
06:30, 2019-07-08

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line....
13:30, 2019-06-15

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create the necessary conditions for dialogue, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday....
13:15, 2019-06-20

China says both U.S., China should make compromises in trade talks Both China and the United States should make compromises in trade talks, Chinese Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Monday, ahead of a much anticipated meeting between the Chinese and U.S. presidents at this week's G20 summit in Japan....
06:00, 2019-06-24

The Latest: Shanahan calls out China over South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China relationship (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is describing China’s actions to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion.&#...
05:15, 2019-06-01

China's Hikvision says takes cybersecurity seriously: China Daily China's Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd takes cybersecurity seriously and abides by applicable laws and rules wherever it operates, the China Daily newspaper quoted the company on Thursday as saying....
08:45, 2019-05-23

Vietnam, China embroiled in South China Sea standoff Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two Washington-based think-tanks said on Wednesday....
11:15, 2019-07-17

Shanahan to call out China over South China Sea Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he will call out China’s bad behavior in a speech Saturday, including what he termed the excessive militarization of manmade islands in the South China Sea....
14:00, 2019-05-31

US concerned over China’s ‘interference’ in South China Sea The U.S. says it’s concerned by reports of China’s interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam says Beijing violated its sovereignty...
09:30, 2019-07-21

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
02:30, 2019-06-05

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.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-20

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 come, and there's fatigue in his short, quick sentenc...
19:45, 2019-06-04

| 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....
14:45, 2019-06-10

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 violently ill, the government said.The Swiss defence ...
04:00, 2019-07-05

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....
08:45, 2019-06-20

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....
23:30, 2019-06-11

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....
19:45, 2019-06-27

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.       ...
09:00, 2019-07-04

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....
00:15, 2019-06-04

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 newly unemployed. They’re the husbands and ...
04:00, 2019-07-15

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. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
23:15, 2019-06-08

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....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Spy drones are U.S. military's eyes in the sky The U.S. military uses the RQ-4A Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System for real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions        ...
16:30, 2019-06-20

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.S. military aircraft. Trump says such action is “...
21:30, 2019-06-22

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....
11:15, 2019-05-30

Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Driver, who earned an Oscar nomination for “BlacKkKlansman” and stars in the “Star Wars” saga, credits something a bit different for his career — his military service. Driver joined the Marines shortly after the 9/11 terror attacks and credits his time in...
17:45, 2019-05-22

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. The fire service said the aircraft belonged to the ...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — 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. The spokesman of the ruling military council, Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, says a...
11:45, 2019-06-14

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....
19:30, 2019-06-19

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....
10:30, 2019-06-03

Canada to pay C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging widespread sexual misconduct.“No one should feel unsafe...
18:45, 2019-07-19

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 for more stories. Few institutions teach discipline...
23:15, 2019-05-27

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....
20:15, 2019-05-21

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....
18:45, 2019-05-30

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....
13:30, 2019-06-05

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
18:15, 2019-07-17

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...
21:15, 2019-06-20

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. An Associated Press investigation last year showe...
06:45, 2019-06-12

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 brought the death toll in three days of the military...
11:00, 2019-06-06

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)....
09:45, 2019-06-10

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....
12:30, 2019-06-05

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 spouses are still in need of work and Walmart says its...
09:30, 2019-05-24

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”). Then there’s Bruce Springsteen, who ...
15:30, 2019-06-13

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 human rights group Amnesty International said Wedne...
07:15, 2019-05-29

Putin says U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster and said even Washington's allies did not support such a course of action....
14:00, 2019-06-06

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 of Oman....
01:30, 2019-06-14

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 engages in new military operations in the western st...
04:15, 2019-05-29

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, American Enterprise Institute resident scholar, join...
21:30, 2019-06-14

Maduro shows military might in Independence Day celebration Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro is overseeing an extravagant military parade celebrating Independence Day as the embattled socialist leader falls under mounting criticism for using brutal tactics to crush his opponents...
19:00, 2019-07-05

As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was greeted by a crowd of activists dressed in blue, the color of prison uniforms....
12:45, 2019-06-18

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....
21:30, 2019-06-18

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 a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
20:45, 2019-05-23

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing six A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday....
03:00, 2019-05-26

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...
19:00, 2019-06-27

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."...
04:30, 2019-07-06

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 cross-fire in the last rebel stronghold...
21:00, 2019-05-28

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 Pacific theaters.  ...
01:30, 2019-05-31

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military's ouster 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....
15:30, 2019-06-06

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 attack....
01:45, 2019-06-18

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.        ...
01:15, 2019-05-28

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....
03:15, 2019-06-05

House votes to block military transgender ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump’s move to restrict transgender men and women from military service. The House has passed, by a 243-183 vote, an amendment to block Trump’s transgender ban from remaining in effect. The move still ...
06:30, 2019-06-19

U.S. military identifies soldier killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague, Texas, the Department of Defense (DOD) said in a release....
16:45, 2019-07-15

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 retired in favor of bombers and missiles. Now, as...
04:45, 2019-06-01

Thai PM Declares End Of 5 Years Of Military Rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
21:45, 2019-06-05

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....
17:45, 2019-07-02

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......
05:30, 2019-05-28

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....
12:15, 2019-05-29

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 coordin......
21:30, 2019-06-30

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.  ...
09:15, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Ethiopia spokesman says military chief killed ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Ethiopia. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister says the head of the country’s military has been shot dead in the capital, Addis Ababa. Nigussu Tilahun told reporters Sunday that Gen. Seare Mekonnen wa...
15:45, 2019-06-23

Military vehicles roll into DC for July 4 celebration -- with some problems As preparations were underway for President Trump’s proposal for tanks to be a part of a “Salute to America” celebration in Washington on July 4, a few problems emerged along the way as the vehicles were hauled into the capital city....
09:15, 2019-07-03

German military helicopter crash kills pilot One of the two 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 military hardware....
22:45, 2019-07-01

Poland to announce deal on U.S. military boost: president Poland will unveil a deal with Washington this week to bolster the U.S. military presence there, expecting more troops, command and logistics capability, though not quite a single big "Fort Trump" as Warsaw floated last year, President Andrzej Duda said....
23:00, 2019-06-10

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. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
23:15, 2019-05-27

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....
15:45, 2019-06-06

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....
18:15, 2019-05-28

Gunmen kill 18 in attack on Niger military camp At least 18 soldiers in western Niger were killed and four others were missing after suspected Islamist militants blew up two cars and fired on a military camp, the army said on Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-07-02

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 specifically used military members as subjects, and the ...
02:45, 2019-07-03

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. The demonstrations came amid a weekslong standoff b...
16:30, 2019-06-30

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....
02:15, 2019-05-28

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....
02:45, 2019-06-07

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 civilian rule following the April ouster of longtime auto...
10:00, 2019-06-10

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....
00:45, 2019-06-21

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.” The president said he aborted a military strike...
21:45, 2019-06-22

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)        ...
22:45, 2019-06-22

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....
20:30, 2019-05-31

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 speech by President Donald Trump in Japan. ...
13:15, 2019-06-02

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....
15:00, 2019-05-31

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....
15:15, 2019-06-18

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....
07:30, 2019-06-04

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....
02:00, 2019-06-18

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....
14:30, 2019-06-19

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 longtime strongman Omar al-Bashir....
13:00, 2019-06-03

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....
18:45, 2019-06-02

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....
04:30, 2019-06-21

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....
15:30, 2019-06-20

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....
13:30, 2019-06-20

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 front of family and friends. The night finished wit...
07:30, 2019-06-02

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....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Trump halted military response to Iran because it was ‘not proportionate’ President Trump confirmed Friday that the US was “cocked & loaded” to launch a retaliatory strike against Iran shooting down a drone — but canceled it with 10 minutes to spare when told 150 people would die, saying it was not “proportionate” and he was “in no hurry.” “On Monday they shot down ...
19:00, 2019-06-21

Trump to honor US military during Fourth of July address WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July address to the nation will honor America’s armed forces. Federal lawmakers, local officials and others have expressed concern that Trump could mar what traditionally is a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding by d...
16:45, 2019-06-19

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....
19:45, 2019-06-27

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 the archipelago which inspired Charles Darwin’s th...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Military identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week Master Sgt. Micheal B. Riley, a Special Forces communications sergeant, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, while engaged in combat operations....
00:45, 2019-06-28

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....
03:15, 2019-06-29

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....
05:15, 2019-06-29

Russian Bombers, Fighters Intercepted Near Alaska By F-22s: US Military US fighters intercepted six Russian military aircraft in international airspace west of Alaska, and shadowed them until they exited the area, the North American Air Defense Command said Tuesday....
00:45, 2019-05-22

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."...
07:15, 2019-06-29

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....
01:30, 2019-06-14

Sudan: Dozens die as military cancels 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."...
19:45, 2019-06-05

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....
22:45, 2019-06-12

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....
00:00, 2019-06-06

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....
10:15, 2019-05-30

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 designed to showcase the military’s capabilitie...
10:30, 2019-05-30

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 serve as spies of sorts for the U.S. military, The ...
04:00, 2019-05-31

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....
12:15, 2019-06-17

| 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....
18:45, 2019-06-04

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....
07:15, 2019-05-31

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."...
12:30, 2019-06-05

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....
14:00, 2019-05-30

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....
14:00, 2019-05-30

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 Friday, including military and naval compounds bel...
11:45, 2019-06-14

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 down some of the Israeli missiles before they reached...
08:30, 2019-06-12

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....
00:30, 2019-07-05

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....
19:45, 2019-05-25

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....
21:01, 2019-07-12

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday....
02:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....
12:15, 2019-07-21

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....
13:00, 2019-07-05

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....
03:30, 2019-07-10

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after its 2003 withdrawal....
02:15, 2019-07-19

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 Donald Trump is promising military tanks along with ...
21:15, 2019-07-03

U.S. military says it took defensive action against drone in Strait of Hormuz The Pentagon said on Thursday that the USS Boxer took defensive action against a drone after it came within a "threatening range" in the Strait of Hormuz....
00:15, 2019-07-19

| 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....
18:15, 2019-07-13

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....
15:00, 2019-07-04

Thai leader names new Cabinet with military colleagues Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he headed after leading a 2014 coup and key politicians...
14:45, 2019-07-10

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....
23:15, 2019-05-22

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....
21:15, 2019-07-04

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....
21:00, 2019-07-04

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 documentary Sudan’s Livestream Massacre, which analysed mor...
17:15, 2019-07-12

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....
12:30, 2019-07-04

IHOP is selling pancakes for $1 on Tuesday, with proceeds going to the military If you're looking for a discounted breakfast, IHOP is selling $1 pancakes as part of National Military Appreciation Month.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

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 repeatedly erupted in chants of “USA! USA!,” Trump hai...
05:45, 2019-07-05

Virgin Orbit will launch small satellites for the UK military Virgin Orbit, the small satellite launch arm of Virgin Galactic, will provide launch capabilities for the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF). Virgin has been angling for government contracts recently and has managed to land a project called Artemis "to demon......
14:45, 2019-07-19

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....
07:00, 2019-07-12

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination....
12:45, 2019-07-19

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 state religion of the country....
09:30, 2019-07-14

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....
17:00, 2019-05-21

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...
04:00, 2019-05-22

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....
21:15, 2019-05-21

Myanmar filmmaker charged over Facebook posts about military A Myanmar judge on Thursday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial despite concern over his health and an outcry from human rights groups....
12:15, 2019-07-18

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 ....
19:30, 2019-07-08

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....
11:15, 2019-05-25

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....
00:30, 2019-07-10

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....
01:15, 2019-05-26

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....
23:30, 2019-07-05

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?...
17:30, 2019-07-06

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....
15:30, 2019-06-01

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....
14:30, 2019-06-13

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.”...
22:15, 2019-05-29

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......
09:15, 2019-06-29

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......
15:30, 2019-06-13

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
20:30, 2019-07-19

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicopters leap and land like gigantic insects, feeding on the mother ship. The tilt-rotor Ospreys, part-plane part-helicopter, come and go while the others...
20:00, 2019-07-19

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 Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were among a dozen approved ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

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....
06:30, 2019-05-24

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....
08:45, 2019-05-24

Wing Commander Who Piloted Crashed AN-32 Cremated With Military Honours Wing Commander GM Charles, who piloted the AN-32 aircraft which crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3, was cremated with full military honours in the presence of senior officials of the Indian Air......
19:45, 2019-06-21

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....
16:30, 2019-07-01

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....
08:15, 2019-06-05

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....
17:15, 2019-07-06

Blast At Russian Military Plant Injures 79, Damages 180 Buildings 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. Shock waves smashed or......
22:45, 2019-06-01

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....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Bulgaria makes biggest military acquisition since fall of communism Bulgarian lawmakers had to widen the budget deficit by 1.6% of GDP to pay for advanced US F-16 fighter jets. But officials have justified the price tag, saying they give Bulgaria a way out of "a technological stalemate."...
22:45, 2019-07-19

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 at 40. The Sudan Doctors’ Committee says sec...
11:15, 2019-06-05

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 on Wednesday to ceremonially mark the beginning o...
20:30, 2019-05-29

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 Dogs series, Ubisoft revealed a brand new mobile ...
11:30, 2019-06-11

Sudanese military and protesters sign power-sharing accord General hails signing as ‘historic moment’ in Sudan after weeks of stalled talksMilitary rulers in Sudan have signed a deal with protesters to share power with civilian leaders until elections are held in around three years.The agreement comes after lengthy and difficult negotiations between general...
14:45, 2019-07-17

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya......
15:30, 2019-07-17

The US military's 'doomsday plane' can withstand the aftermath of a nuclear blast The modified Boeing 747 is born and bred for battle, standing nearly six stories tall, equipped with four colossal engines and capable of enduring the immediate aftermath of a nuclear detonation....
21:15, 2019-05-29

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....
01:45, 2019-05-23

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....
02:45, 2019-07-06

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....
10:15, 2019-07-05

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....
15:30, 2019-07-06

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...
12:15, 2019-07-05

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
01:15, 2019-05-31

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....
04:30, 2019-06-28

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....
06:15, 2019-06-14

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 units meant for mowers and pressure washers, with...
02:00, 2019-06-12

Sudanese military, protesters sign power-sharing document Sudan’s protesters and the ruling military council have signed the first of two documents outlining a power-sharing deal, but they remain divided on a number of key issues...
19:30, 2019-07-17

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....
11:15, 2019-06-23

'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 museum’s general director.At 9am on Monday, as the doo...
16:30, 2019-07-05

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....
14:45, 2019-05-31

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....
16:15, 2019-06-23

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....
01:45, 2019-06-28

With federal ban looming, Chinese security cameras still in use at US military bases Chinese-made surveillance cameras are still operating at U.S. military bases and facilities across the country with only a few weeks to go until the devices are to be federally banned....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
05:30, 2019-06-23

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche has learned the ins and outs of the dry cleaning business for most of his life. Restoring clothing is what the third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, Louisiana was destined to do. Those skills have proven to be usual elsewhere as he lends a hand to a southern Louisian...
18:45, 2019-06-28

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....
11:15, 2019-06-14

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....
10:15, 2019-07-05

'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....
03:15, 2019-07-09

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials An explosion near a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday killed at least six people and wounded six more, two security officials said, without elaborating....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Sudan protesters, Ethiopia envoy discuss talks with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders say they are meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council. The leaders say they’ve received Ethiopia’s initiative for the transition from military to civilian rule, and would de...
17:15, 2019-06-22

A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’Over the last 80 years, much of the land surrounding Venetucci Farm was sold to the US army to establish the base now known as Fort Carson, and today it is hemmed in by highw...
11:45, 2019-05-23

Trump says bolstering military’s budget makes up for his draft deferment ​President Trump, who got ​a ​draft deferment for bone spurs during the Vietnam ​War, said he didn’t serve because he was “never a fan” of the conflict but is making up for it now by bolstering the military’s budget. “I was never a fan of that war. I thought it was a te...
15:45, 2019-06-05

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....
11:15, 2019-05-30

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. By the next day, the once festive camp, which wa...
13:15, 2019-06-06

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....
01:45, 2019-06-01

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....
00:45, 2019-06-01