There are enough Russian troops at the Ukraine border to launch a major invasion, a NATO official said.» Read More
Russia has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to introduce a resolution calling for an immediate cease-fire in Ukraine.
*Moscow complains situation worse since Ukraine election. DONETSK, Ukraine/ MOSCOW, June 2- Russia accused Ukrainian authorities on Monday of escalating violence against civilians in the rebel-held east of the country, even as it offered Kiev a brief respite in a dispute over billions of dollars' worth of unpaid gas bills.
NAIROBI, June 1- Recent bombings in Kenya have dented President Uhuru Kenyatta's plans to boost tourism and undermined his pledge to restore security after last year's Westgate shopping mall attack.
President Barack Obama appeared with the parents of a U.S. soldier freed from captivity in Afghanistan, saying Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was "never forgotten."
Thai anti-coup protesters have tacked the golden arches on signs and McDonald's could take action if they don't stop. NBC News reports.
Anywhere but Thailand, a military coup combined with an economic contraction would spur a stock selloff, but shares there are surprisingly resilient.
President Obama announces America's combat mission in Afghanistan will be over by the end of this year. He outlines the United States' objectives going forward.
President Obama traveled to Afghanistan this Memorial Day weekend to thank serving men and women in uniform and deployed civilians. President Obama says America's longest war will come to a "responsible end" this year.
General Khalifa Haftar, once scorned in the North African country, is now the man to watch, after starting a massive military offensive on May 16.
President Barack Obama is promising U.S. forces in Afghanistan that America's longest war will come to a close at the end of the year.
Thailand's economy was already struggling before the country's military seized power in a bloodless coup Thursday, saying it needed to restore order after six months of protests aimed at ousting the elected government.
Russia has prepared a secret document detailing actions if Western nations impose further sanctions over Moscow's involvement in Ukraine.
Mark Thompson, director of the Southeast Asia Research Centre at City University of Hong Kong, says that while military coups have been a part of Thai political history, there is a threat of civil war hanging over the latest events.
Oligarch Petro Poroshenko is likely to win Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, but has told CNBC that Russia might not accept the results.
With Thailand in the midst of a military coup d'etat, would you still vacation in the country?
Intel was present at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russia's top business summit, despite pressure from the U.S. to veto the event.
Embattled Ukraine lacks “the power or the possibility” to stand up to Russia at present, Ukraine’s former prime minister told CNBC.
Embattled Ukraine should be open to working with Russia as well as Europe and the U.S., according to a Ukrainian presidential candidate.
Some of high-ranking retired military brass are advocating for a radical way to bolster national security: Improve the fitness of children
We think of the military as getting more high-tech, but soldiers on the ground will still play a key role in fighting. CNBC's Allison Linn explains why military leaders are worried that there won¿t be enough physically fit recruits to serve the U.S. in the future.