India will hold a series of state elections that will test the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of a controversial currency ban that he has pitched as a major step to battle corruption, but which led to huge cash shortages in the country.
President-elect Donald Trump has expressed doubts about whether Moscow was involved in hacking computer systems connected to the U.S. Democratic Party. He also has called for improved relations with Russia, and even praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for choosing not to respond in kind to last week's expulsion of Russian diplomats from the U.S.
Even in the best of times, the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has had a strained relationship with the Internet. Ankara repeatedly has tried to restrict various news and social media sites – such as YouTube and Twitter – during times of political stress or just to block content it finds insulting.
Gambia's electoral chief has fled the country after he received threats for declaring longtime President Yahya Jammeh the loser of last month's election.
France's far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on January 3 that Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea in 2014 was "not illegal."
Kenya's Electoral Commission says political wrangles and tension related to biometric voter technology may delay preparations for the country's upcoming elections. The opposition is threatening protests over a proposed amendment to Kenya's electoral law.
The Presidential Office said Wednesday that it respects the views of a United States think tank, which recommended that the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump devise new strategies to maintain the status quo in the Taiwan Strait.
The Turkish parliament has approved the three-month extension of the country's state of emergency, which was initially implemented after a failed July coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The Environmental Control and Life Support Systems Development division of Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus DS) is a manufacturer of air contamination control devices to absorb carbon dioxide and odours in closed compartments on submarines.
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
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US military chiefs are prepared to give incoming President Donald Trump the option to intensify the fight against the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group, including the possibility of using secret cyber-warfare and space weapons, according to the US Air Force chief of staff.
People in western Afghanistan have staged a massive protest against growing sectarian attacks on Shia Muslims by the Takfiri Daesh terrorists.
Hundreds of Shi'ite Muslims have demonstrated in western Afghanistan against increasing attacks by radical Islamic groups.
U.S. Marines with Marine Attack Squadron 542 completed their Aviation Training Relocation Program at Chitose Air Base and headed back to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Dec. 22, 2016.
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Venice, Italy, after a scheduled port visit Jan. 3, enhancing U.S.-Italy relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous Europe.
Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) arrived in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Dec. 31 for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-Spain relationships as the two nations work together for a stable, secure, and prosperous Europe.
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Venice, Italy, for a scheduled port visit Dec. 30 to enhance U.S.-Italy relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous Europe.
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) arrived in Split, Croatia, for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-Croatian relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure, and prosperous Europe.
U.S. government and senior U.S. Navy officials, along with several local distinguished visitors, held a ceremony Dec. 30 to officially welcome USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) and USS Detroit (LCS 7) to Naval Station Mayport.