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Russian Military Deal with Serbia Counters Influence of NATO and EU in Balkans
Serbia's Defense Minister Zoran Djordjevic said Russia would provide his country with free jets, tanks and armored vehicles as Moscow seeks to increase its Balkans influence.
Germany and Turkey Accuse One Another of Supporting Terrorism and Using Nazi Strategies
The German Left Party's Sahra Wagenknecht accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of using being the "godfather of terrorism."
Trump's Middle East Policy Could Include Casinos, Says Former Top White House Ethics Lawyer
President Donald Trump's trademark for a casino in Jordan, where gambling was illegal, renewed conflict of interest questions, says a former chief White House ethics lawyer.
Kim Jong Un's North Korea Attacks U.S. 'Inhuman Immigration Policy'
North Korea's state-run media ran a commentary accusing the U.S. of being the "world's worst human rights abuser" for its sponsoring of wars and revolutions around the world.
Russian Military Can Now Bomb Syrian Rebels and ISIS from Iran
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Russia could use its military facilities "on a case by case basis" to bomb Islamic State group and rebel positions in Syria.
Congo Militia Beheads 42 Police Officers in Deadliest Attack Yet
The Kamwina Nsapu group conducted a mass decapitation in the latest and deadliest incident between the local militia and security forces who killed its leader last year.
ISIS Suspect Sorry for Threatening to ‘Behead Someone,’ Being an 'Embarrassment' to Islam
Khalil Abu Rayan apologized for threatening to shoot up a church, murder a police officer and "skin people like sheep," saying he was an embarrassment to Islam.
Japanese Politicians Want the Ability to Bomb North Korea First Before Being 'Destroyed'
Influential Japanese lawmakers have begun publicly campaigning to end Tokyo's U.S.-imposed pacifism and prepare for a potential preemptive strike on nuclear-armed North Korea.
U.S. Military in Iraq Wears New Black Uniforms to Fight ISIS
U.S. military advisers have begun dressing like their Iraqi counterterrorism allies in order to blend in and better coordinate with local forces fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul.
NATO to Spend Billions on Massive Cybersecurity, Defense Communications Boost
NATO has planned to spend over $3.2 billion on a large boost to the 28-member military alliance's electronic and satellite communication defense systems.
Alex Jones Apologizes for 'Pizzagate' Fake News
Conservative radio show host Alex Jones apologized on air for promoting the "Pizzagate" conspiracy theory and said he regretted any "negative impact" he caused.
North Korea Could Strike U.S. Military in Alaska, Air Force Commander Warns
Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach, the commander of the 11th Air Force, told Congress that North Korea's missile threat has increased in the past week.
ISIS Executed Muslims for ‘Turning Back on Islam’ in Palmyra Makeshift Court
After defeating the Islamic State group in Palmyra, the Syrian army escorted journalists around the ancient city, revealing ISIS' legacy of death and destruction.
Tensions in Asia Rise as Japan Protests South Korea Military Drills in Disputed Waters
Tokyo has lodged a formal protest over South Korea's decision to hold military drills at the Liancourt Rocks, called Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea.
Illegal Guns in Russia Traced Back To U.S., Including AR-15 Rifles Shipped in Mail
Russia's federal security service conducted nationwide raids, seizing weapons and ammunition allegedly smuggled into the nation from the U.S.
U.S. Spying on the World? Brazil Fights Back with New Satellite
Brazil prepared to launch its first satellite into space to provide better internet access across the country—and shield it from the NSA.
Turkey Demands Answers from Russia After Soldier Shot Dead Near Syria
Turkey summoned Russia's envoy after a Turkish border guard was killed by sniper fire coming from a Kurdish-held part of northwestern Syria, where Moscow was active.
U.S. Prepares for North Korea Chemical Weapon Attack in 'Warrior Strike 6' Drills
U.S. and South Korean troops stormed mock North Korean chemical weapons labs as part of the ongoing military drills between Washington and Seoul.
Where Will ISIS Go Next? Islamic State Group Militants, Fleeing Iraq and Syria, May Move to Libya
Facing military defeats in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State group may be preparing a mass retreat to war-torn Libya.
Violence in Brazil Has Gotten So Bad, an Activist Was Murdered by Gunmen in His Hospital Bed
A Brazilian land rights activist was shot dead: He was in the hospital recovering from a previous attempt on his life days before.
Human Rights for Water? India Rivers Given Same Protections as People
India's sacred Ganges river and its main tributary, the Yamuna, have been declared "legal and living entities having the status of a legal person."
China Could Attack U.S. Pacific Bases in 'Minutes': Report
China has been bombing mock U.S. military bases and vessels and could strike personnel stationed in Japan without sufficient warning.
U.S. 'Bombs' North Korea in Military Exercises in Korean Peninsula Drill
B-1B bombers and the USS Colombus nuclear submarine were the latest U.S. military assets deployed to South Korea as part of a massive joint military exercise.
Middle East Allies: 68 Nations Involved in Fighting ISIS Gather to Hear Trump Plan
The 68 nations involved in the fight against ISIS were set to meet to hear for the first time President Donald Trump's plan to defeat the militant Islamic State group.
Syrian Army Faces Rebel Bombs and Rockets in Latest Jihadist Assault on Damascus
The Syrian military once again faced off in Damascus with jihadist rebels attempting to strengthen the opposition's stance in international peace talks.