A major cyberattack has hit a gas compression facility, forcing it to shut it down for two days as it struggled to recover, according to an alert from the U.S. government.
For the defense industry, there are few better customers than Middle East states. For their governments, buying military equipment is both a way to gain advantage over regional opponents and, just as importantly, lock in the support of global powers who like to see their own defense firms win big contracts.
The landscape is clear. The U.K. left the EU as it no longer wanted to be a rule taker. Instead it wanted to forge its own path in the world whilst enjoying a cordial relationship with the EU in matters of defence, security and of course trade.
One Ukrainian soldier was killed and four wounded during heavy shelling in Ukraine’s eastern provinces in the early hours of February 18, according to Ukraine’s Joint Forces Operation, which oversees the military situation at the frontline.
Germany is sending a second shipment of medical aid supplies to China to help the Asian giant fight the coronavirus epidemic that has infected over 73,000 people.
Japanese officials confirmed that 88 new cases of the pneumonia-like virus were recorded on the Diamond Princess, a cruise ship that has been quarantined in a Japanese port since the start of the month, and has become the largest cluster of coronavirus cases outside China.
China and its increasingly sophisticated and far-flung military sit atop U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper's list of international security worries, but in Europe a bigger concern is closer to home: Russia.
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he might end the long-running practice of letting other administration officials listen in on presidential calls with foreign leaders. That's after Trump's impeachment was triggered by his July phone call with the president of Ukraine.
The federal investigation into the motivations of a gunman who killed nine people last year in Dayton's crowded entertainment area is nearing an end, the special agent in charge of the FBI's office for southern Ohio said Thursday.
Many U.S. holding cells along the Mexican border were less than half-full, even empty, during an unprecedented surge of asylum-seeking families from Central America, newly unsealed court documents show, raising questions about the Trump administration's claims that it had to make people wait in Mexico because it didn't have the means to accommodate them.