Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2018. There are 100 days left in the year. Autumn arrives at 9:54 p.m. Eastern time. Today's Highligh...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2018. There are 101 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 21,...

Russia's biggest war games include submarine hunt in Pacific

KLERK PENINSULA, Russia (AP) — Russian naval forces have conducted a submarine search using an anti-submarine ship and a helicopter in the Sea of Okhotsk as part of Russia's largest-ever military exer...

2 Russia bombers off Alaska intercepted by US fighter jets

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says two of its fighter jets have intercepted and monitored Russian bombers in international air space west of mainland Alaska. The North ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Officials dismiss Indonesian principal behind jihad parade

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Education officials in Indonesia have dismissed a kindergarten principal after a video of veiled children carrying replica weapons in a street parade sparked an outcry in the...

Taiwan Air Force to transfer P-3C bombers from Pingtung to Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In light of the increasing tensions created by China’s political campaign of political suppression, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) is taking added...

Indonesian officials defend parade of veiled kids with guns

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian officials are defending a street parade that involved veiled kindergarteners carrying replica weapons but police say they'll arrest the person who uploaded a viral...

UK investigating reports sunken WWII ships in Asia looted

LONDON (AP) — Britain says it will work with Indonesia and Malaysia to investigate reports that the wrecks of ships sunk during World War II have been plundered by pirates. The shipw...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 19, the 231st day of 2018. There are 134 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 19,...

Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is responding to China's arms buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing's military advantage over the self-ruled island, defense...

Iraq says its warplanes hit IS targets in Syria, killing 28

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi security officials say Iraq's air force carried out two airstrikes targeting Islamic State group inside Syria, killing at least 28 IS militants. They say one...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 17, the 229th day of 2018. There are 136 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 17,...

Russian strategic bombers deploy near Alaska

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says that two nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown to the easternmost Chukotka Peninsula, near Alaska, as part of an air force exercise. Th...

9 sentenced to life over 2015 Turkish peace rally bombing

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court has sentenced nine Islamic State suspects to life in prison over their involvement in one of Turkey's deadliest terror attacks. On Oct. 10, 2015...