FRANKFURT, July 4- German gun maker Heckler& Koch is going to court to rescue the reputation of its G36 gun, its signature product whose quality has been questioned by the German government. Germany is still reluctant to send its troops to crisis zones, 70 years after the end of World War Two. Germany has recently reversed course on arms exports following a storm of...» Read More
Monday's rate cut came at an interesting time for the Bank of Russia's Governor Elvira Nabiullina.
In a bid to deter possible Russian aggression in Europe, the Pentagon may ore heavy weapons for as many as 5,000 American troops there.
The U.S. has said it may build further military bases in Iraq, to combat Islamic State militants.
*Two attacks in eight days on top destinations. CAIRO, June 11- After a violent campaign directed at security forces, Egyptian militants appear to be zooming in on President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's most vulnerable point: the economy. Security forces on Thursday dismantled a bomb found at the entrance of the supplies ministry in Cairo, state news agency MENA said.
The conflict in Ukraine has sparked interest in an Estonian company's lightweight, pre-fab bomb shelters.
In Russia, organizations are using social media outlets to crowdfund the war in Ukraine, The New York Times reports.
Pope Francis sat down with Russian President Putin to discuss restoring peace between Russia and Ukraine.
Will sending additional troops truly alleviate tensions in Iraq? CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses.
OTTAWA, June 10- Canada's financial intelligence agency has issued detailed guidelines to financial institutions to help them identify signs of terrorism funding in the wake of two deadly terror attacks last October against the country's soldiers. Last November, the agency reported a jump in suspicious transactions following the attacks in Ottawa and...
KRUEN, Germany/ WASHINGTON, June 8- President Barack Obama vowed on Monday that the United States would aggressively bolster its cyber defenses, as U.S. officials said the probe into a massive breach of federal government networks has yielded growing signs of a direct Chinese role. Obama stopped short of pointing the finger at Beijing for the recent cyber attack,...
*G7 expresses concerns about upsurge in Ukraine violence. President Barack Obama accused President Vladimir Putin of wrecking Russia's economy in a doomed drive to recreate the glories of the Soviet empire and G7 leaders said they could step up sanctions against Moscow if violence in Ukraine escalated. At the conclusion of a Group of Seven summit in the...
The Russia-Ukraine crisis could last decades, the former head of NATO has warned, telling CNBC that the West should consider arming the Ukrainians.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, founder and chairman of Rasmussen Global, talks about Russia and the conflict in Ukraine.
KRUEN, Germany, June 8- German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Group of Seven leaders to commit to tough goals to cut greenhouse gases on the final day of their summit in Bavaria on Monday, at which they also discussed the threat from Islamic militants. Merkel, once dubbed the "climate chancellor", hopes to revitalise her green credentials by getting the G7...
MEXICO CITY, June 8- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's slim working majority in the lower house of Congress sat in the balance early on Monday after mid-term elections held amid widespread anger over corruption, gang violence and weak economic growth. Early forecasts from Mexico's electoral authority INE showed his Institutional Revolutionary Party...
WASHINGTON, June 4- Hackers broke into U.S. government computers, possibly compromising the personal data of 4 million current and former federal employees, and investigators were probing whether the culprits were based in China, U.S. officials said on Thursday. In the latest in a string of intrusions into U.S. agencies' high-tech systems, the Office of Personnel...
When US-backed Iraqi forces retreated from an ISIS assault last year, they left behind millions in military hardware. The Fiscal Times reports.
Dozens of people were reportedly killed or injured around the separatist-held city of Donetsk on Wednesday.
Iraq's security forces lost around 2,300 Humvees to ISIS when they retreated from Mosul last year, NBC News reports.
The agency lost its authority to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the program.