defense & security
The wife of a senior police official in Bangladesh known for battling Islamist militants was stabbed and shot to death in the port city of Chittagong.
More than 800 pages of formerly classified NSA documents, including emails sent from the highest levels of government, give unprecedented insight into both Edward Snowden's final weeks at the agency and its response to his historic leaks.
Newly released CIA documents show that trainers from the Federal Bureau of Prisons traveled to a CIA black site in Afghanistan and trained guards shortly before a detainee named Gul Rahman was found dead in his cell.
By Justin Ling
The "sophisticated" cyber attacks have been directed at websites advocating for the boycott and divestment of Israel.
Exclusive: After Canada Threatened to Deport Him, the Grandson of Hamas Founder Wins Sanctuary in US
John Calvin believes he'd be killed if he were sent back to Palestine because he's come out as gay, converted to Christianity, and renounced the militant organization that his grandfather co-founded.
North Korea has yet to successfully launch the "Musudan" — an intermediate-range ballistic missile theoretically capable of traveling the distance to Japan or the US territory of Guam.
During a ceremony commemorating British soldiers who died during the Easter Rising in 1916, Ambassador Kevin Vickers "intercepted a protester who ran up to the podium," according to Austin Jean, spokesperson for Global Affairs Canada.
Three Chinese citizens who worked for telecom titan Huawei, and a fourth who used to, have received letters informing them their permanent resident visas to Canada will be denied.
American Detained in North Korea Had 30 Guards to Himself — And They All Wanted to Know About the US
Kenneth Bae was imprisoned in a foreigners camp in Pyongyang for 735 days on charges of trying to overthrow the government. Now he's promoting a new book and campaigning for the release of a Canadian pastor who is going through the same thing.
A "final message" video released this weekend by the Filipino militants demands a ransom payment for one of two remaining Canadian hostages, Robert Hall.
The Islamic State has released a video that references riots in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state that killed hundreds of Muslims in 2002.
By John Dyer
The reluctance of European banks to do business with Iran is threatening to undermine the nuclear deal the Islamic republic reached last year.
By Ryan Faith
Maybe the F-35 is a great idea in theory, but does the thing actually work? Conclusion of a three-part series on the F-35, it's role, it's future, and it's flaws.
The Chinese jets reportedly came within 50 feet of a US military aircraft that the Pentagon said was carrying out "a routine US patrol."
The Senate unanimously approved Eric Fanning to be the next secretary of the Army, making him the first openly gay leader of a US military service branch.
By VICE News
You can hear one sailor on the USS Donald Cook say "Oh my God!" as a Russian Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet makes extremely close passes by the destroyer.
The State Department lacks a rigorous protocol to ensure that US equipment doesn't find its way into the hands of Egyptian units flagged as human rights abusers, even as it has itself criticized Egypt's rights record.
By Ryan Faith
In the second of our three-part look at the F-35, we consider what new capabilities the ultra-expensive plane brings, and what it changes for US and allied strategy.
By VICE News
In a new video, Canadian Robert Hall and Norwegian Kjartan Sekkingstad say they will be murdered by their captors if a $16-million ransom is not paid by June 13, at 3 pm.
By VICE News
The Chinese defense ministry has condemned the report as a deliberate distortion that exaggerates Chinese military activity in the hotly contested South China Sea.