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  • VIENTIANE/ GENEVA, July 26- The United States said on Tuesday it hoped to announce in early August details of planned military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria, and a United Nations envoy said he would also aim to resume peace talks next month. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington and Moscow, which support opposing sides in...

  • VIENTIANE/ GENEVA, July 26- The United States said on Tuesday it hoped to announce in early August details of planned military cooperation and intelligence sharing with Russia on Syria, and a U.N. envoy said he would also aim to resume peace talks next month. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington and Moscow, who support opposing sides in Syria's...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- A Silicon Valley venture capitalist, an ex-Navy SEAL and a former U.S. It was launched on Tuesday, with offices in both Silicon Valley and Maryland, outside the nation's capital. Finding sufficient cyber security expertise- in both company investors and founders- in Silicon Valley has also been difficult.

  • Now, the head of Turkey's second army, responsible for its borders with Syria and Iraq, is in prison in Duzce, some 216 km east of Istanbul, the most senior serving general arrested for suspected involvement in a failed military coup. But it exposed and exacerbated divisions within the second largest military in the NATO alliance, raising questions about its...

  • Enhancing global security: Gen. Wesley Clark

    Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army (Ret.), and former NATO commander, provides perspective on what the U.S. and Europe must do to increase security and protect themselves from terror attack.

  • A potential President Donald Trump would be almost as painful for Asia as for his usual whipping boy, Mexico, Nomura has warned.

  • Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) shakes hands with China's President Xi Jinping (right), during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

    China and Japan may have a frosty political relationship since after WWII, but are thick as thieves when it comes to trade and investment.

  • Lt. Gen. Flynn: We need reciprocity from NATO nations

    Lt. General Michael Flynn, Foreign Policy Advisor to Donald Trump, discusses Trump's controversial remarks on NATO.

  • U.S. Marines from 3rd Marine Expeditionary force deployed from Okinawa, Japan, participate in the joint combat training with South Korean soldiers on July 6, 2016 in Pohang, South Korea.

    The outcome of the Presidential contest will determine whether defense spending rises and which major weapons programs get whacked

  • ANKARA, Turkey— The Latest on the situation in Turkey after the failed military coup last week:. Turkey's president has declared a three-month state of emergency following a failed coup. State-run television in Greece says security checks have been heightened on the island of Symi following reports in the Turkish news media that fugitives from Turkey's armed...

  • A man watches a television news broadcast at a railway station in Seoul on July 9, 2016, showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch. North Korea on July 9 test-fired what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile.

    North Korea says its ballistic missile test simulated strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the U.S. military.

  • A photo taken on July 14, 2016 shows Chinese ships taking part in an emergency drill in the South China Sea near Sansha, Hainan province. China warned on July 14 of a 'decisive response' to provocations in the South China Sea.

    A Chinese admiral has warned that freedom of navigation patrols carried out by foreign navies in the South China Sea could end "in disaster."

  • This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 23, 2016 shows a test launch of the surface-to-surface medium long-range strategic ballistic missile Hwasong-10 at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

    North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea that had a range of up to 360 miles, South Korea said.

  • LONDON, July 18- Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Monday it was too early to say when Britain would trigger Article 50, the formal means of leaving the European Union, and how long it would take to develop its strategy for the divorce talks. "It's too soon to set out an exact timetable," Fallon told BBC radio. "The new government was only formed... last Wednesday and...

  • LONDON, July 18- Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on Monday it was too early to say when Britain would trigger Article 50, the formal means of leaving the European Union, and how long it would take to develop its strategy for the divorce talks. "It's too soon to set out an exact timetable," Fallon told BBC radio. "The new government was only formed... last Wednesday and...

  • Turkish military stand guard in the Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey

    Turkey rounded up thousands of military personnel who were said to have taken part in an attempted coup, The NY Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, July 15- Oil prices extended gains in late trading on Friday after Turkey's armed forces said they had taken power in the country, igniting concerns about potential disruptions to shipments along one of the world's busiest shipping routes. If successful, the overthrow of President Tayyip Erdogan, who has ruled Turkey since 2003, would amount to one of...

  • Travel stocks affected by Nice, Turkey news

    The "Options Actions" traders discuss sectors like defense stocks in the light of the attempted military coup in Turkey.

  • ISTANBUL, July 16- Martial law has been imposed across Turkey and a curfew declared as the country was now being run by a "peace council" that would not allow public order to be damaged, an announcer on Turkish state broadcaster TRT said on Friday, reading a statement on the orders of the military. The announcer said the democratic and secular rule of law had been...

  • NEW YORK, July 15- Oil prices extended gains in post-settlement trading on Friday after Turkey's armed forces said they had taken power in the country to protect the democratic order and to maintain human rights. Supply outages across the world have led to crude prices rallying from 12- year lows touched earlier in the year. For the oil market, a military coup...

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