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US defence chief orders military to better protect civilians

Lloyd Austin’s memo comes amid condemnation of US drone attacks that killed civilians in Middle East, Afghanistan. US Defense Secretary…

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ECOWAS to hold extraordinary meeting on Burkina Faso coup

The West African bloc’s session is set for Friday to discuss the third military coup in the region in 19…

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US Navy working to recover F35 from South China Sea

Multimillion-dollar fighter plane fell into the disputed waters after a landing accident on Monday in which seven sailors were hurt.…

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Infographic: Military capabilities of Russia and Ukraine

The threat of conflict looms in Eastern Europe with more than 100,000 Russian troops amassed along the border with Ukraine.…

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F-35 crashes while landing on USS Carl Vinson in South China Sea

Seven US sailors injured following a ‘landing mishap’ involving the nuclear-powered combat aircraft on deck of US supercarrier. At least…

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Burkina Faso army says it has deposed President Kabore

blinking-dotLive updatesLive updates, Mutinous soldiers say on state television they have suspended the constitution and dissolved the government. Burkina Faso’s…

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Giant chessboard: Istanbul ship-spotters monitor moves for war

Istanbul, Turkey – A light snow falls on Istanbul as Yoruk Isik boards a ferry and climbs upstairs, passing up…

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UAE says intercepted and destroyed Houthi missiles

Defence ministry says it is ready to deal with threats and will take all necessary measures to protect the UAE…

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Germany to provide medical help to Ukraine – but no weapons

German defence minister says the government will do everything in its power to de-escalate the crisis with Russia but arms…

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UN probing alleged killings by CAR forces, Russia mercenaries

UN official says the body is investigating the incident involving CAR troops and ‘other security personnel’. The United Nations is…

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