Five American soldiers were killed by a bomb in Afghanistan on Thursday.
A gunman opened fire inside Estonia's Defense Ministry and tried to take hostages on Thursday, but he apparently was shot and killed by police who stormed the building, an official said.
South Korean marines returned fire Wednesday after North Korea launched artillery shells into waters near the disputed maritime line that separates the two rivals, South Korean defense officials said.
North Korea is developing a new mid-range ballistic missile that could reach as far as the U.S. territory of Guam, Japan's Defense Ministry said in an annual report released Tuesday.
The Pentagon on Wednesday rejected China's demand that all U.S. surveillance flights near China be halted after two Chinese fighter jets recently intercepted an American U-2 spy plane over the Taiwan Strait.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and top diplomats from Europe and Asia will gather over the weekend to discuss issues that threaten to undermine regional security in Asia.
A senior leader of Yemen's al Qaeda branch has been killed in fighting in the nearly lawless south of the country, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.
A senior leader of Yemen's al Qaeda branch was killed in fighting in the nearly lawless south of the country, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.
A massive explosion ripped through a Cypriot naval base Monday after a brush fire detonated gunpowder stored in containers, killing 12 people, wounding 62 and prompting the resignations of the country's defense minister and top military chief.