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  • U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea missile launches

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday condemned recent ballistic missile launches by North Korea, describing the three rounds of Scud short-range missiles fired in June and July as a violation of council demands on Pyongyang....
  • Malaysian airliner downing puts spotlight on Buk missile system

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Russia and Ukraine trade blame over the apparent shooting down of a Malaysian airliner, they appear to agree on one thing: the type of Soviet-era missile that brought it down. But if an SA-11 Buk missile, known as "Gadfly" in...
  • Panel debates future of carrier-based drones

    Panel debates future of carrier-based drones
    Last year at this time, the Navy made history off the Virginia coast when a sleek, computer-controlled drone landed on the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. But the future of unmanned aircraft in the Navy is still up for debate, as evidenced...
  • Ukraine says has 'compelling evidence' of Russian role in airline disaster

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has "compelling evidence" Russia played a defining role in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner by providing the rebels with missile systems and a crew, the country's counter intelligence chief said on Saturday. Vitaly Naida...
  • Monitors gain better access to crash site in eastern Ukraine

    HRABROVE Ukraine (Reuters) - International monitors said on Saturday they had been allowed to see more of the site where a Malaysian airliner crashed in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, though gunmen still stopped them approaching some of the wreckage. In...
  • Hamas fighters, tunneling into Israel, kills 2 soldiers

    JERUSALEM Hamas gunmen who tunneled into Israel killed two soldiers on Saturday and another Israeli died in a rocket strike. Intensified bombardments in the Gaza Strip raised the reported Palestinian death toll there to more than 100 since the start of...
  • Experts: Whoever brought down Malaysian jet had extensive training

    Whoever fired the surface-to-air missile that brought down a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine would have needed extensive training to execute the mission, according to military experts. Taking down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, traveling about 600...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un supervises rocket launches near South Korea border

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Tuesday showed detailed photos of Kim Jong Un directing rocket launches from a site close to the South in an apparent act of defiance that puts a personal face of its leader to actions provoking its neighbours....
  • Obama tells China's Xi wants 'constructive management of differences'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday he wants U.S.-Chinese relations defined by more cooperation and a constructive management of differences during a phone call in which Iran and North Korea...
  • When the U.S. welched on Shevardnadze [Commentary]

    When the U.S. welched on Shevardnadze [Commentary]
    Absent from U.S. media encomia for recently deceased former Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze is any mention of the historic deal he reached with his U.S. counterpart James Baker in 1990 ensuring that the Soviet empire would collapse "with a...
  • Russia may have trained Ukraine separatists to use missiles, U.S. says

    Russia may have trained Ukraine separatists to use missiles, U.S. says
    Pro-Russia separatists who are believed to have used the “Buk” antiaircraft missile system to shoot down a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine probably needed Russian assistance to operate it, senior U.S. officials said Friday. The...