Niger: US military vehicle hits roadside bomb, no casualties

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Authorities in Niger say an American military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the troubled West African country but no one was killed. The prime minister's pre...

Taiwan military announces results of Hsiung Feng III missile test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hsiung Feng III missile only needs 71 seconds to destroy a target at a distance of 47 kilometers, Taiwan’s military news agency said Friday (June 7). The resu...

AP PHOTOS: Vibrant Qatar shrugs off Arab boycott

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — To all appearances, life in the Qatar capital of Doha still glimmers, nearly two years after its Arab neighbors declared a boycott of the tiny country. Constructio...

China’s threats against Taiwan reveal serious internal problems

Asia’s largest defense conference, the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, took place at Singapore’s Shangri-La Hotel from May 31 to June 2. Acting United States Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanaha...

Philippines military completes outpost near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines military has completed construction of an outpost and shelter only 80 kilometers from Taiwan’s shores according to a video report from Aljazeera. ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CAPITOL HILL TO HEAR DUAL HEARINGS ON IRAN POLICY Tehran ...

The Latest: Iran presidents seeks wartime executive powers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): ...

Yemen rebels say drone hits arms depot at Saudi airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels say they launched a bomb-laden drone targeting an airport in Saudi Arabia that also has a military base inside of it. The Hou...

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the opposition regain momentum in the face of a govern...

Deceased pets recovered from plane in Florida river

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Deceased pets have been recovered from a chartered jet that ran into a river at a Florida military base. Naval Air Station Jacksonville said in a statement ...

Albanian soldier killed, 2 injured at Latvia's NATO base

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Albanian army has reported that one of its soldiers was killed at a military base in Latvia during training exercises for a NATO mission in eastern Europe. ...

Cause of Venezuelan chopper crash is under investigation

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolás ...

Key role of Venezuelan military in crisis takes center stage

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country's crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leade...

What's next for Venezuela after days of tumult?

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — After days of upheaval, Venezuela is sinking back into political stalemate. In the fourth month of their standoff, President Nicolás Maduro and opposition l...

Venezuelans return to daily struggle after violent unrest

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Bumping shoulders with fellow shoppers as she navigated Caracas' biggest open-air market, Naira Garcia had no trouble tuning out the messy political struggle that plunged Ven...