Russia will have military control of the entirety of its 6,200 km Arctic coastal zone by the end of 2014, just a year after Moscow announced its ambitious plan to build military presence in the region, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has announced.
The German BND is not an independent intelligent service but more like a CIA branch, Manuel Ochsenreiter, Editor-in-Chief of Zuerst magazine, told RT. Its so-called evidence on the MH17 tragedy is questionable and contradicting, he added.
German Luna drones promised to soon fly over Ukraine to monitor the ceasefire under the OSCE mission may not handle the severe winters in the region and may crash, German media reported. If so, the entire mission may fail.
Saab has found itself in the spotlight after it was revealed to have made a $9.7 million donation to South African medical firm Hivex. The firm claimed it was able to cure HIV with radio waves - but its failed experiment may have actually cost lives.
The Air Force’s top-secret space plane landed in California on Friday morning after nearly two years orbiting Earth on a classified mission. The robotic spacecraft’s purpose remains a mystery, though surveillance is a likely candidate.
The US-led aerial campaign against Islamic State militants, known as 'Operation Inherent Resolve,' has intensified over the past two days. The escalation in airstrikes has helped embattled Kurdish fighters regain ground in the Syrian city of Kobani.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Britain will finance training in state of the art bomb disposal for Iraq’s Peshmerga. The UK has already committed to supporting the training of Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq.
Turkish warplanes have bombed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets near the country’s border with Iraq. The strikes highlight rising tensions in Turkey over Ankara’s perceived unwillingness to aid besieged Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani.
Turkey’s authorities have allowed the US to use its airbases in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, said US officials , adding that Washington can also use a key Turkish installation near the Syrian border.
American intelligence officials are trying to blame news reports for failed military attacks against shadowy jihadist groups, arguing that the articles alerted a new terror group to impending air strikes.