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Topic - Defence Minister
A suicide bomber carting explosives in a car set off a firestorm at the defense ministry facility in Yemen, killing 15 soldiers and injuring at least 40.
New tensions between China and the United States are threatening to upset Vice President Joseph R. Biden's visit to Beijing next week.
A rare U.S. drone strike on an Islamic seminary outside Pakistan's tribal areas — where most past strikes have occurred — is fueling a heated international debate on the Obama administration's commitment to limiting civilian casualties.
The United States and Egypt put a brave face on badly strained relations on Sunday, vowing to restore their full partnership as U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry became the highest-ranking Obama administration official to visit the country since the ouster this summer of its first democratically elected president.
NATO says three international troops have been killed when an individual wearing an Afghan National Security Forces uniform shot them in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday.
Japan scrambled fighter jets Monday after an unidentified drone flew near a small island chain controlled by Tokyo that is at the center of a bitter territorial dispute with China.
The Assad dynasty significantly militarized Syria over the past few decades, thus providing the Obama administration a rich list of targets should it order punitive airstrikes against the regime.
Although Spain hasn't explicitly threatened a remake of the 1982 Falklands War between Britain and Argentina in its own centuries-old colonial-era dispute, over Gibraltar, the belligerent talk coming out of Ol' Blighty suggests that Margaret Thatcher's famed "Falklands spirit" is alive and well.
JERUSALEM (AP) — In one of the central scenes of the summer blockbuster movie "World War Z," Israeli troops funnel Palestinian refugees to safety in Jerusalem behind a massive concrete wall. There, the Arabs and Jews embrace, dance and sing — shortly before they are all engulfed by bloodthirsty zombies.
A Tel Aviv district judge stunned his court on Monday when, during a hearing on a rape victim's appeal to be recognized as a terror victim, he said "there are some girls who enjoy being raped," Israel Hayom first reported Wednesday.
British authorities on Friday sent fighter jets to escort a plane from Pakistan that's carrying nearly 300 passengers.
Russian President Vladimir Putin helicoptered in to the Black Sea town of Anapa Friday — personally overseeing the large-scale surprise military exercise he ordered there.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday accused the Taliban and the United States of working in concert to convince Afghans that violence will worsen if most foreign troops leave — an allegation the top American commander in Afghanistan rejected as "categorically false."
Russian nuclear forces conducted a major exercise last month that tested the transport of both strategic and tactical nuclear weapons near Europe, according to United States officials.
The United States hacked two of China's major military websites tens of thousands of times in a single month last year, a spokesman with the nation's Defense Ministry said Thursday.