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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts during a test launch of ground-to-ground medium long-range ballistic rocket Hwasong-10 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 23, 2016.

    North Korea’s latest missile test has security analysts admitting the country is closer than ever to possessing a nuclear weapon system.

  • *U.S. Navy fired warnings shots after approach by Iran craft. NEW YORK, Aug 25- Oil prices rose 1 percent on Thursday on U.S.- Iran military tensions in the Gulf and speculation the dollar will fall on a monetary policy speech due from the U.S. The market, however, gave back some gains after an interview by Saudi Arabia's energy minister with Reuters raised fresh...

  • *U.S. Navy fired warnings shots after approach by Iran craft. NEW YORK, Aug 25- Oil prices rose 1 percent on Friday on U.S.- Iran military tensions in the Gulf and speculation the dollar will fall on a monetary policy speech due from the U.S. The market, however, gave back some gains after an interview by Saudi Arabia's energy minister with Reuters raised fresh doubts...

  • PARIS/FRANCE, Aug 25- France and India on Thursday played down the security risk posed by leaked data on French-designed submarines that a source told Reuters was probably stolen by a French former employee and that has raised concerns over a $38 billion contract with Australia. More than 22,000 pages of data about six submarines that France's DCNS is...

  • PARIS, Aug 25- Documents relating to Indian submarines were stolen from French naval contractor DCNS and not leaked, a French government source said on Thursday, adding that the information published so far showed only operational aspects of the submarines. India and France have opened investigations after The Australian newspaper published on Wednesday...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 25- India said on Thursday that it sees no immediate security risk from the leak to an Australian newspaper of secret documents detailing the capability of a French-designed submarine being built for its navy. The first is expected to enter service by the end of the year as India seeks to rebuild its dwindling fleet and assert its hegemony over the...

  • An armed watchman stands on the prow of the USS Nitze, moored at the Mocangue Island's Brazilian Navy base in Brazil, on April 27, 2011.

    Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels "harassed" a U.S. warship on Tuesday near the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official said.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

    Kim Jong Un supervised a missile launch that he said put North Korea in the "front rank" of nuclear powers.

  • YORBA LINDA, Calif.— The U.S. is still probing the extent of a recent cyber leak of what purports to be hacking tools used by the National Security Agency, the nation's top intelligence official said Wednesday. "We are still sorting this out," James Clapper, director of national intelligence, said at an event at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda,...

  • DESTROYER IN VICINITY OF STRAIT OF HORMUZ ON AUGUST 23- U.S DEFENSE OFFICIAL.

  • People visit on October 28, 2014 the DCNS stand at the Euronaval naval defense equipment fair in le Bourget, south of Paris.

    Detailed plans for submarines built for the Indian navy have been leaked, raising cyber-security concerns, the NYT reports.

  • *French firm in talks with Australia for $38 bln submarine deal. SYDNEY/ PARIS, Aug 24- French naval contractor DCNS said on Wednesday it may have been the victim of "economic warfare" after secrets about its Scorpene submarines being built in India were leaked. India opened an investigation after The Australian newspaper published documents relating to the...

  • Germany has told its citizens to stock up on water and food in the event of a terrorist attack or national catastrophe.

  • PARIS— Sensitive data on submarines designed for India's navy have leaked from a leading French shipbuilder with military customers around the world. Analysts say the leak is a blow to India's navy and could compromise its underwater combat capabilities. India has spent $3.9 billion on six conventionally powered Scorpene submarines built by France's DCNS...

  • SYDNEY/ NEW DELHI, Aug 24- India is investigating the extent to which secrets about French Scorpene submarines being built in the country have been compromised, its defence ministry said on Wednesday, after a leak of documents relating to its combat capabilities. The massive leak has also raised doubts about the security of DCNS's submarine project in...

  • SYDNEY/ NEW DELHI, Aug 24- India is investigating damage caused to French Scorpene submarines that are being built in the country, the defense ministry said on Wednesday, after the leak of documents relating to the vessel's combat capabilities. The massive leak has also raised doubts about the security of DCNS's submarine project in Australia where it won a A $50...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 24- India's defence ministry said on Wednesday that the source of secret documents detailing the capabilities of the French-designed Scorpene submarine being built for the Indian navy appeared to be "from overseas and not from India". Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said earlier the security breach appeared to have been the work of hackers.

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 24- India's defense ministry said on Wednesday that the source of secret documents detailing the capabilities of the French-designed Scorpene submarine being built for the Indian navy appeared to be "from overseas and not from India." Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar said earlier the security breach appeared to have been the work of hackers.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks at a rocket warhead tip after a simulated test of atmospheric re-entry of a ballistic missile, at an unidentified location in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on March 15, 2016.

    North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast, the latest in a string of missile launches by the isolated country.

  • Joe Biden speaks with CNBC's John Harwood.

    The U.S. is fully committed to NATO's promise to come to the defense of any member of the alliance, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Tuesday.

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