US and UK F35 fighters are to deploy alongside each other when the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier begins her first operational tour in 2021. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has signed an agreement
It was described as Brexit in a single shot. Theresa May stood awkwardly in the middle of the room while EU leaders chattered and embraced, apparently oblivious to her presence. Amid the roar of voices,
Red Cross says thousands more are due to make journey in coming days under deal brokered by Turkey and Russia More than 2,000 people have been evacuated from besieged districts of east Aleppo under a brokered
UN weather agency recorded 62ft wave in February 2013 in the North Atlantic, in a remote spot between Great Britain and Iceland after a strong cold front A towering 19-meter (62.3ft) wave in the North
Greece's creditors have suspended a debt relief deal for Athens after the country's leftist prime minister announced a series of spending increases in defiance of Brussels' austerity demands. Just days
National Infrastructure Commission says UK is being held back by poor mobile connectivity and calls for end to ‘digital deserts’ Britain’s 4G mobile phone coverage is worse than that in Albania, Panama,
LIMA (Reuters) - The office of Peru’s attorney general has reopened a corruption inquiry into whether President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski helped a Brazilian company win public work contracts while he was minister
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday ordered the border with Colombia sealed for 72 hours, accusing US-backed "mafias" of conspiring to destabilize his country's economy by hoarding banknotes.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s FARC rebels have expelled five commanders for refusing to demobilize and join a peace process with the government aimed at ending more than five decades of war, guerrilla
I somehow survived the Srebrenica genocide. It’s heartbreaking to see the international community turn the other way while atrocities occur in Syria I was a teenager when I faced the worst of humanity.
Neither the representatives of Russia nor of the United States held back their views: To Russia, the resolution to recognize the killings of thousands of civilians as genocide was “politically motivated.”
GENEVA (Reuters) - World powers can stop a “Rwanda-like” genocide in South Sudan if they immediately deploy a 4,000-strong protection force across the country and set up a court to prosecute atrocities,
Under General Pinochet’s rule of terror in Chile, one man saved thousands of people from the dictator’s brutal secret police. How did Roberto Kozak do it – and escape death? Just before 10am on New Year’s
Defence experts warn of 'disaster' for Britain after Donald Trump suggests undoing 'out of control' F-35 fighter jet project
British defence experts expressed alarm yesterday after Donald Trump suggested he might undo a multi-billion dollar stealth fighter project that is to form a core part of the United Kingdom's defensive
Pro-Kurdish politicians, including mayors and officials linked to PKK, targeted as 235 people in 11 cities held on terror charges Turkish police have carried out a wave of arrests targeting pro-Kurdish
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was sworn in on Monday as the ninth United Nations Secretary-General, pledging to personally help broker peace in various conflicts
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Monday it had protested to China over a Chinese complaint that Japanese fighter jets had engaged in “dangerous and unprofessional” behavior when they scrambled at the weekend
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf attends a Reuters interview ahead of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Summit in the capital Nairobi December 14, 2015. REUTERS/Noor Khamis BANJUL (Reuters) Liberia’s
On July 6 at the Naval Air Station at Patuxent River in Maryland, US Marines carried out the first successful test of the F-35B's GAU-22 gun pod. Five days later, the gun pod fired its first 80-round Produced
Here we go again. Donald Trump has tweeted another critique about a major defense company -- and the stock immediately fell. Trump tweeted Monday morning that "the F-35 program and cost is out of control.
CARACAS, Venezuela — With food riots breaking out and supermarket shelves woefully bare, the government of embattled President Nicolás Maduro launched a new food distribution system in April promising