Defense

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped to make progress with Germany on ideas to reform the euro zone by March, once Germany has a new coalition government in place, and agree a "roadmap" with all eurozone leaders by June next year. [more…]

German military kicks off heavy lift helicopter competition: source

German military kicks off heavy lift helicopter competition: source

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion lifts off from the USS Kearsarge as U.S. military personnel continue to evacuate the U.S. Virgin Islands [more…]

Trump wants to send U.S. astronauts back to moon, someday Mars

Trump wants to send U.S. astronauts back to moon, someday Mars

Published 12/12/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a space astronaut toy as he participates in a signing ceremony for Space Policy Directive at the White House in [more…]

China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat’s invasion threat

China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat’s invasion threat

Published 11/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A pro-China supporter adjusts a China national flag during a rally calling for peaceful reunification, days before the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Tsai [more…]

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference in Doha, Qatar December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem ZeitoonPARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron called on [more…]

Japan to acquire air-launched missiles able to strike North Korea

Japan to acquire air-launched missiles able to strike North Korea

Published 08/12/2017

Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera attends a news conference at Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan August 8, 2017. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is to [more…]

Congress averts government shutdown for now

Congress averts government shutdown for now

Published 08/12/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader [more…]

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (December 7) – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (December 7) – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with reporters at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstThe following statements were posted [more…]

U.S. expects to participate in Winter Olympics: White House

U.S. expects to participate in Winter Olympics: White House

Published 07/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics mascot Soohorang, Paralympics mascot Bandabi and the Olympic Rings are displayed at the Gyeongpodae beach in Gangneung, South [more…]

South Korea, U.S. kick off large-scale air exercise amid North Korean warnings

South Korea, U.S. kick off large-scale air exercise amid North Korean warnings

Published 04/12/2017

The South Korean army's K-55 self-propelled artillery vehicles take part in a military exercise near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South [more…]