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New NATO commander for Europe takes over
New NATO commander for Europe takes over

US Admiral Mark Ferguson took up his new post as commander of NATO forces in Europe, taking over from another American, Admiral Bruce Clingan.

New NATO commander for Europe takes over
Egypt army chief says he will run for president: Kuwait paper
Egypt army chief says he will run for president: Kuwait paper

Egypt's top military commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in comments published in Kuwait Thursday that he has decided to run in the presidential election scheduled for April.

Egypt army chief says he will run for president: Kuwait paper
US commander warns Karzai remarks put troops at risk
US commander warns Karzai remarks put troops at risk

The US commander in Afghanistan has warned his troops face an increased threat of attack from militants and rogue Afghan forces after a series of inflammatory anti-US comments from President Hamid Karzai.

US commander warns Karzai remarks put troops at risk
Al-Qaeda's top leader in Mali killed in fighting
Al-Qaeda's top leader in Mali killed in fighting

Al-Qaeda's top commander in Mali has been killed, Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno said Friday, in what would be one of the most significant blows to the rebels in the seven-week French-led intervention against Islamist insurgents.

Al-Qaeda's top leader in Mali killed in fighting
Fresh blows for under-pressure Syrian regime
Fresh blows for under-pressure Syrian regime

Gunmen have killed an Iranian commander in Syria as rebels shot down two fighter jets and overran a town, dealing further setbacks for forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.

Fresh blows for under-pressure Syrian regime
Biden lauds Obama's 'spine of steel,' rips Romney
Biden lauds Obama's 'spine of steel,' rips Romney

Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute to Barack Obama as a commander-in-chief with a "spine of steel" Thursday, calling on US voters to give them both four more years in office.

Biden lauds Obama's 'spine of steel,' rips Romney

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