North Korea fires more suspected missiles, flouts new sanctions

North Korea fires more suspected missiles, flouts new sanctions

North Korea fired two suspected ballistic missiles Monday, Seoul said, its fourth weapons test this month as Pyongyang flexes its military muscle while ignoring offers of talks from the United...
Pioneering Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102

Pioneering Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102

US war pilot Charles McGee, who faced military segregation as he became a legendary member of the all-Black flying force known as the Tuskegee Airmen, died Sunday at age 102,...
North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile: South Korean army

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile: South Korean army

North Korea has fired two suspected ballistic missiles, South Korea's military said Monday, in what would be the nuclear-armed country's fourth weapons test this month. As talks with the United...
North Korea ‘fired unidentified projectile’: South Korean army

North Korea ‘fired unidentified projectile’: South Korean army

North Korea has fired an "unidentified projectile", South Korea's military said Monday, in what would be the nuclear-armed country's fourth weapons test this month. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said:...
North Korea ‘fired unidentified projectile’: South Korean army

North Korea ‘fired unidentified projectile’: South Korean army

North Korea has fired an "unidentified projectile", South Korea's military said Monday, in what would be the nuclear-armed country's fourth weapons test this month. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said:...
Djokovic at Melbourne Airport to leave Australia

Djokovic at Melbourne Airport to leave Australia

Novak Djokovic was set to depart Australia Sunday having lost a sensational legal battle over his coronavirus vaccination status. An AFP reporter captured images of Djokovic at Melbourne's Tullamarine airport...
Philippines to buy 32 new Black Hawk helicopters

Philippines to buy 32 new Black Hawk helicopters

The Philippines will buy 32 new Black Hawk helicopters for more than $620 million, the defence secretary said Sunday, in the nation's latest big-ticket purchase to upgrade its ageing military...
Student ‘seriously wounded’ in DR Congo army op: medic

Student ‘seriously wounded’ in DR Congo army op: medic

At least one student was "seriously wounded" Saturday when an army air strike hit a school in the troubled northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo, local sources said. "At...
Has diplomacy on Ukraine reached a dead end?

Has diplomacy on Ukraine reached a dead end?

The failure of the United States and Russia this week to find a diplomatic solution to fizzing tensions over Eastern European security has increased the chance of a new Russian...
A safer gun?: ‘Smart’ pistols headed to US market

A safer gun?: ‘Smart’ pistols headed to US market

"Smart" pistols designed to limit who can shoot them are poised to hit the booming US firearm market this year, taking aim at spiking gun deaths as federal lawmakers remain...
North Korea fired railway-borne missiles in third test this year

North Korea fired railway-borne missiles in third test this year

North Korea fired two railway-borne tactical guided missiles, state media reported Saturday, the country's third weapons test this month despite a volley of new United States sanctions. South Korea's military...
At least 108 civilians killed this month in Tigray airstrikes: UN

At least 108 civilians killed this month in Tigray airstrikes: UN

At least 108 civilians have been killed since New Year's in a series of airstrikes in the war-torn northern Tigray region of Ethiopia, the United Nations said Friday. The UN...
US says Russia readying ‘false-flag’ operation to invade Ukraine

US says Russia readying ‘false-flag’ operation to invade Ukraine

Russia has put in place operatives trained in explosives to carry out a "false-flag" operation to create a pretext to invade Ukraine, US officials alleged Friday. The United States released...
Sweden rolls out tanks on Baltic island over Russia tensions

Sweden rolls out tanks on Baltic island over Russia tensions

In an unusual move, Sweden deployed armoured combat vehicles and armed soldiers to patrol streets on the island of Gotland on Friday in response to increased "Russian activity" in the...
India defence chief’s pilot ‘disoriented by weather’: inquiry

India defence chief’s pilot ‘disoriented by weather’: inquiry

A pilot disoriented by a sudden change in weather conditions crashed the helicopter carrying India's defence chief General Bipin Rawat last month, killing all 14 people on board, an official...
Philippines agrees to buy India anti-ship missile system

Philippines agrees to buy India anti-ship missile system

The Philippines has agreed to buy an anti-ship missile system from India, the defence minister said Friday, shoring up its security in the face of growing Chinese aggression in the...
NATO to boost cyber support for Ukraine after attack

NATO to boost cyber support for Ukraine after attack

The NATO alliance will deepen its cyber warfare cooperation with its partner Ukraine, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday, after a massive cyberattack knocked out official websites. "Allied experts in...
NATO to sign cyber deal with Ukraine after attack

NATO to sign cyber deal with Ukraine after attack

The NATO alliance will deepen its cyber warfare cooperation with its partner Ukraine, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday, after a massive cyberattack knocked out official websites. "Allied experts in...
Warsaw says army database leak not a security threat

Warsaw says army database leak not a security threat

Poland's defence minister on Friday confirmed reports that a database of the army's entire equipment stock had been leaked online but insisted the incident was not a security threat. "The...
At least 108 civilians killed this year in Tigray airstrikes: UN

At least 108 civilians killed this year in Tigray airstrikes: UN

At least 108 civilians have been killed this month in a series of airstrikes in the war-torn northern Tigray region of Ethiopia, the United Nations said Friday. The UN also...
Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from most of world

Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from most of world

Hong Kong announced a ban on passengers from most of the world transiting through its airport on Friday as China ramps up strict anti-virus travel measures ahead of the Beijing...
North Korea fires ballistic missiles in third test of the year

North Korea fires ballistic missiles in third test of the year

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles Friday, the South and Japan said, in what would be its third weapons test this month, despite a fresh volley of US sanctions. The...
At least 108 civilians killed this year in Tigray airstrikes: UN

At least 108 civilians killed this year in Tigray airstrikes: UN

At least 108 civilians have been killed so far in January in a series of airstrikes in the war-torn northern Tigray region of Ethiopia, the United Nations said Friday. "We...
Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from most of world

Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from most of world

Hong Kong announced a ban on passengers from most of the world transiting its airport on Friday as China ramps up strict anti-virus travel measures ahead of the Winter Olympics....
Iran tests solid-fuel satellite carrier rocket

Iran tests solid-fuel satellite carrier rocket

Iran's Revolutionary Guards tested last week a solid-fuel satellite carrier rocket, state media has reported quoting the force's aerospace commander as saying. Reports carried footage released by the elite force...
Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from 153 countries

Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from 153 countries

Hong Kong announced a ban on passengers from more than 150 nations transiting its airport on Friday as China ramps up strict anti-virus travel measures ahead of the Winter Olympics....
Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from 153 countries

Hong Kong airport bans transit passengers from 153 countries

Passengers from more than 150 nations will be banned from transiting through Hong Kong, its airport said Friday, in the latest tightening of the city's strict anti-virus travel measures. The...
North Korea fires ‘unidentified projectile’ in third suspected test of the year

North Korea fires ‘unidentified projectile’ in third suspected test of the year

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile eastward, South Korean and Japanese officials said Friday, the nuclear-armed country's third suspected weapons test in just over a week. The new suspected...
Ukraine reports massive cyber attack on government websites

Ukraine reports massive cyber attack on government websites

Kyiv on Friday reported a massive cyber attack on key government websites as tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine escalate following several rounds of unsuccessful talks. The education...
Hong Kong airport bans transit flights from more than 150 countries: statement

Hong Kong airport bans transit flights from more than 150 countries: statement

Passengers from more than 150 nations will be banned from transiting through Hong Kong, its airport said Friday, in the latest ramping up of the city's strict anti-coronavirus travel measures.
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