Defense

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Published 17/09/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint statement due to be made after his meeting with Russian President [more…]

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

Published 17/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Sixteen-year-old Ri Jin Ryong, a member of North Korea’s paramilitary Worker-Peasant Red Guards militia, says he has one message for South Koreans [more…]

Ukrainians relive bloodshed of Kiev’s Maidan in virtual reality

Ukrainians relive bloodshed of Kiev’s Maidan in virtual reality

Published 17/09/2018

KIEV (Reuters) - A volunteer medic and the man whose life he saved. A lawmaker whose Facebook post calling for protests in Kiev’s Maidan square [more…]

NASA tests foldable heat shield that could help human Mars landing

NASA tests foldable heat shield that could help human Mars landing

Published 12/09/2018

SPACEPORT AMERICA, New Mexico (Reuters) - The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched and tested a new umbrella-like heat shield on Wednesday, opening [more…]

North Korea military parade features floats and flowers, not missiles

North Korea military parade features floats and flowers, not missiles

Published 10/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday focused on conventional arms, peace and economic development [more…]

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean ‘Mass Games’ return with messages…

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean ‘Mass Games’ return with messages…

Published 10/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - With a formation of glowing drones, lasers and stadium-sized gymnastics shows, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un relaunched the “Mass Games” on [more…]

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearization talks

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearization talks

Published 05/09/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean envoys held talks in North Korea on Wednesday to finalize details on a third North-South summit to be held this [more…]

Ex-Ambassador Khalilzad to become U.S. adviser on Afghanistan

Ex-Ambassador Khalilzad to become U.S. adviser on Afghanistan

Published 05/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad will join the State Department as an adviser on Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Mike [more…]

Britain starts work on satellite system to rival EU’s Galileo

Britain starts work on satellite system to rival EU’s Galileo

Published 29/08/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday it would start work on an alternative satellite system to the European Union’s Galileo project to ensure its [more…]

Iran has full control of Gulf and Strait of Hormuz: Tasnim

Iran has full control of Gulf and Strait of Hormuz: Tasnim

Published 27/08/2018

(Reuters) - Iran has full control of the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, the head of the Revolutionary Guards navy, General Alireza Tangsiri, said [more…]