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Venezuela arrests three generals for alleged coup plot
Venezuela arrests three generals for alleged coup plot

Three Venezuelan air force generals accused of plotting a coup against the leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro were arrested, amid a widening crackdown on the opposition.

Venezuela arrests three generals for alleged coup plot
Vietnam's leaders mourn independence hero General Giap
Vietnam's leaders mourn independence hero General Giap

Vietnam's top leaders gathered early Saturday to pay their last respects to independence hero General Vo Nguyen Giap, who died last week at 102, as his state funeral began in Hanoi.

Vietnam's leaders mourn independence hero General Giap
Li Tianyi and his father Li Shuangjiang, a general of the Chinese People's Liberation Army. ©Reuters
China court jails general's son for decade over gang rape

A court sentenced the teenage son of a Chinese general to 10 years in jail for gang rape on Thursday, court authorities said, after his trial threw a spotlight on the lives of China's elite.

China court jails general's son for decade over gang rape
Top US general, diplomat clash over Syria: report
Top US general, diplomat clash over Syria: report

Top US military officer General Martin Dempsey has clashed with Secretary of State John Kerry over the merits of bombing Syria's regime at a White House meeting.

Top US general, diplomat clash over Syria: report
General Philip Breedlove. Photo courtesy of internethavadis.com
US-Russia reset on 'pause': US general

A "reset" in US-Russia relations is now on pause and Moscow likely will be "the primary actor of regional concern".

US-Russia reset on 'pause': US general
General Philip Breedlove. ©REUTERS
US names Breedlove as new NATO commander

The United States on Thursday nominated General Philip Breedlove, a veteran pilot in Europe, as the top commander of NATO a month after Afghan war supremo John Allen stepped aside.

US names Breedlove as new NATO commander
'Stormin Norman' Schwarzkopf dead at 78
'Stormin Norman' Schwarzkopf dead at 78

Norman Schwarzkopf, the US general who led Operation Desert Storm, which liberated Kuwait from Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in 1991, died on Thursday at the age of 78.

'Stormin Norman' Schwarzkopf dead at 78
Petraeus sex scandal amuses Taliban
Petraeus sex scandal amuses Taliban

The sex scandal that has brought down CIA chief David Petraeus may be causing heartache in the Washington security establishment but the affair has prompted laughter among the Taliban.

Petraeus sex scandal amuses Taliban
Photo by  Danial Okassov©
PHOTO: Nursultan Nazarbayev presented state decorations and awarded the generalship

A group of militarymen were awarded with Kazakhstan state decorations on the Defender’s Day.

PHOTO: Nursultan Nazarbayev presented state decorations and awarded the generalship

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