Defense

Dassault wins French contract to upgrade the Rafale fighter

Dassault wins French contract to upgrade the Rafale fighter

Published 14/01/2019

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - France’s Dassault Aviation said on Monday it had received a contract from the French government to update the Rafale fighter jet as [more…]

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered [more…]

House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of Trump

House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of Trump

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee will look into a newspaper report that the FBI investigated whether President Donald Trump has been [more…]

Microsoft wins $1.76 billion defense contract: Pentagon

Microsoft wins $1.76 billion defense contract: Pentagon

Published 11/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) has been awarded a five-year contract worth $1.76 billion for delivering enterprise services for the Defense Department, Coast Guard [more…]

Train believed to be carrying North Korea’s Kim leaves Beijing

Train believed to be carrying North Korea’s Kim leaves Beijing

Published 09/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A train believed to be carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un left a station in the Chinese capital on Wednesday, a [more…]

North Korea’s Kim discusses expected summit with Trump in talks in…

North Korea’s Kim discusses expected summit with Trump in talks in…

Published 09/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed an expected U.S.-North Korea summit in talks in Beijing on [more…]

Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

Explainer: Trump risks legal fight with emergency threat on wall

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump would almost certainly face a legal challenge if he makes good on his threat to get funding for a [more…]

China ‘lifts mysterious veil’ by landing probe on far side of the moon

China ‘lifts mysterious veil’ by landing probe on far side of the moon

Published 05/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese space probe successfully touched down on the far side of the moon on Thursday, China’s space agency said, hailing the [more…]

China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon: Xinhua

China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon: Xinhua

Published 30/12/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese space probe is moving into position to land on the dark side of the moon for the first time, the [more…]

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Published 28/12/2018

KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - As moves toward peace pick up in Afghanistan, the Taliban are trying to show they have changed since the brutal days [more…]