An ammunition plant is to be built in Kazakhstan in 2015-2016. It will produce ammunition for pistols, submachine guns and rifles.
The Colombian Army seized 1.3 tons of marijuana worth nearly a million dollars, allegedly owned by FARC leftist guerrillas, it said Saturday.
Some 50 armed men on Friday seized the airport of Crimea's capital Simferopol, a day after pro-Russian gunmen took over government buildings in the city.
Shepherds have found a ring-mail armor dating back to the 18th century in a desert in southern Kazakhstan.
Rebels in violence-wracked South Sudan sought to take back control Monday of a key town they were forced from last week, the army said, vowing to defeat the militia.
The United States is committed to maintaining a 35,000-strong force in the Gulf region regardless of a nuclear deal with Iran, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said Saturday in Bahrain.
A suspected cannibal who killed a 90-year-old man in southern France apparently to eat his heart and tongue was a former soldier who served in Afghanistan, an army source said on Monday.
Computer games and cartoons will be made available on the website of the Defense Ministry of Kazakhstan.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has discussed strategic partnership in defense and countering terrorism with Kazakhstan's Minister of Defense Adilbek Dzhaksybekov.
Kazakhstan is moving towards establishing a professional army, and Britain possesses valuable experience in this realm: Kazakhstan Minister.
Local authorities of Almaty have removed the disputed checkpoint installed by the United States Embassy near the House of Army.
Kazakhstan Defense Ministry plans to complete the transition to the professional army within the nearest two years.
US Army researchers are working on building hi-tech body armor that would give soldiers "superhuman strength" in a real-life version of the suit featured in "Iron Man" films.
Two Kazakhstan citizens, Ilias Kameledinov and Abylai Akhmetov, have been enrolled in military universities of the US Armed Forces.
Kazakhstan Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov is in Turkey to visit Aselsan and TAI military companies.
More than 80 children, some as young as eight years old, have been rescued from an armed group in the southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo and are being reunited with their families.
Shelling killed at least 13 people on Sunday in the Damascus district of Qaboon, where fierce fighting between the army and rebels has trapped hundreds of families.
Egypt's military appealed for conciliation and warned against revenge attacks, after it toppled president Mohamed Morsi.
Egypt's defence minister has warned that the army will intervene if violence breaks out in the country where opponents of President Mohamed Morsi are planning rallies against him this month.
Turkey warned on Monday it may bring in the army to help quell nearly three weeks of nationwide anti-government protests as two major union federations went on strike over police violence against demonstrators.
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