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  • People watch a television broadcast reporting the North Korean missile launch at the Seoul Railway Station on March 26, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea.

    North Korea can mount a nuclear warhead on a medium-range missile, a South Korean official said on Tuesday.

  • Russian Army T-14 Armata tanks in the annual Victory Parade at Red square, Moscow last May.

    Military spending is on the rise, and these five countries alone spent over 60% of the world’s total military expenditure.

  • *Azerbaijan says will stop fighting in response. BAKU/ YEREVAN, April 3- Azerbaijan said on Sunday it would stop fighting Armenian-backed separatists over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region after two days of clashes, but the other side denounced Baku's gesture as hollow and said violence was continuing. Nagorno-Karabakh, which lies inside Azerbaijan but...

  • YEREVAN, April 3- Azerbaijan said on Sunday it would end fighting with Armenian-backed troops over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region after two days of clashes which have killed dozens. "Having taken into account... appeals from international organisations, Azerbaijan has decided to unilaterally cease retaliatory military actions and will consolidate...

  • U.S. President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama voiced his concerns following his fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit in Washington D.C.

  • The Pentagon offers hackers $150K to find security flaws

    The 'Hack the Pentagon' program will start April 18th in a bid to test the department's cybersecurity.

  • The Pentagon building in Washington, DC.

    The U.S. Department of Defense has put together a prize fund of $150,000 for any hacker who can find vulnerabilities in its security.

  • North Korea in focus during Summit

    China must ratchet up pressure on the rogue nation to prevent further international unrest, warns Ramesh Thakur of the Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.

  • On the Money 1

    We talk to NASA administrator and former astronaut Charles Bolden about the journey to Mars, private partnership, and space tourism.

  • China is set to install "a few thousand" troops and staff at its first ever overseas military base, the Financial Times reports.

  • WASHINGTON, March 31- Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump took a detour off the campaign trail on Thursday, visiting Washington for talks with his foreign policy team after a series of national security statements that have drawn criticism. "The meeting is taking place today in Washington," said Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski,...

  • Nuclear Summit

    Recent reports have revealed some new ISIS recruits had access to Belgium's nuclear facilities, says Frost & Sullivan's Ravi Krishnaswamy.

  • Nuclear Summit

    The summit's main objective is to ensure that non-state actors can't gain access to nuclear supplies, says Irfan Nooruddin from Georgetown University.

  • *Relations between armed forces and Suu Kyi will define success of new government. NAYPYITAW/ YANGON, March 30- Members of Aung San Suu Kyi's victorious National League for Democracy were in tears on Wednesday as Myanmar swore in its first president with no military ties in more than half a century. NLD lawmakers were emotional at the scale of the achievement...

  • NAYPYITAW/ YANGON, March 30- Myanmar's parliament swore in the first president with no military ties in more than half a century on Wednesday, after Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy swept to power following a landslide election win in November. Htin Kyaw, a close friend and confidant of the Nobel peace prize laureate, was hand-picked by her to run...

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- General Dynamics Corp will be the prime contractor for development of 12 new submarines to carry nuclear ballistic missiles and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc will be the major supplier under a plan released by the U.S. Navy on Monday. The Navy said its new "Submarine Unified Build Strategy" is aimed at ensuring that concurrent work...

  • *Army advances in western and northern city districts. BEIRUT, March 26- Syrian government forces advanced into Palmyra on Saturday with heavy support from air strikes and artillery, state media and a monitoring group said, taking control of several districts in a major assault against Islamic State fighters. The recapture of Palmyra, which the Islamist group...

  • *Army advances in western and northern city districts. BEIRUT, March 26- Syrian government forces advanced into Palmyra on several fronts on Saturday with support from air strikes and artillery bombardment, state media and a monitoring group said, and live television showed waves of explosions inside the city. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

  • A protestor holds up an iPhone that reads, 'No Entry' outside of the the Apple store on 5th Avenue on February 23, 2016 in New York City.

    Apple sought to delay briefing in the Justice Department's appeal of a ruling that protects it from unlocking an iPhone in a drug case.

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- The Pentagon expects to award contracts for a $3 billion, six-year effort to upgrade its newest warplane, the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet, by the end of 2018, the Air Force general who runs the $391 billion program said on Wednesday. Lieutenant General Chris Bogdan rejected a call by the Government Accountability Office, the...

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