North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his frontline troops onto a war-footing from, as military tensions with South Korea soared.
The US military prison in Guantanamo Bay should be shut down before President Barack Obama leaves office, Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said.
Barack Obama is making a final push to close Guantanamo prison, but to fulfill that glaringly incomplete campaign promise he faces unpalatable compromises and internal resistance.
After eight months of negotiations France and Russia have reached a deal on the amount Paris must pay Moscow in compensation for the non-delivery of two Mistral warships.
Top US military officers sought to reassure worried lawmakers that US forces would check Iran's "malign" influence in the Middle East should Congress greenlight the nuclear deal with Tehran.
NATO strongly backed Turkey's fight against Islamic State militants in Syria at emergency talks.
Russia aims to boost the strategic positions of its navy on the Black Sea and seek to maintain an Atlantic and Mediterranean presence.
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter sought to reassure anxious Middle East allies Tuesday over the Iran nuclear deal during a regional tour that includes stops in Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia
President Petro Poroshenko confronted a fresh crisis as a deadly standoff between interior ministry units and armed Ukrainian ultranationalists entered a third day in a western enclave near Hungary.
Britain's defence forces should spend more of their budget on spy planes, drones and covert forces to fight extremist militants, Prime Minister David Cameron said.
Russia now poses the greatest threat to US national security and its behavior is "nothing short of alarming," Marine General Joseph Dunford said.
Special Forces of Kazakhstan show high-quality of training during international competition for elite special forces.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed constitutional changes giving sweeping powers to the regions but critically failing to address demands of pro-Russian militants in the separatist east.
NATO has vowed to hold "continuous" military exercises in eastern Europe to deter Russia but has yet to respond to a request by Baltic states for a permanent brigade.
An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed shortly after take-off, exploding in a fireball in a city residential area and killing at least 20 people.
Iraqi premier Haider al-Abadi has "retired" the army's chief of staff, the most senior officer removed since jihadists overran large parts of the country last year.
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg warned there was still a risk of heavy fighting in Ukraine and urged Russia to halt its support for pro-Moscow rebels.
He is only 14 but already knows how to assemble a Kalashnikov rifle. Denis is a child soldier in the making.
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will visit his European counterparts this week to take stock of cooperation with NATO.
Prince Harry ended his career with the British army after 10 years' service that saw him fight on the front line twice in Afghanistan.
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