Lower house of parliament votes in favour of trying civilian 'terrorism' suspects in military courts for two more years.
by Asad Hashim
Mali06 Mar 2017 05:56 GMT
Eleven killed and five wounded in attack on base near border with Burkina Faso, defence ministry says.
Inside Story04 Mar 2017 21:36 GMT
The world's largest army is getting a spending rise but the 7 percent increase is the smallest in years.
Europe02 Mar 2017 12:01 GMT
Minority government introduces bill to restore 11-month conscription this summer for all Swedes born after 1999.
North Korea02 Mar 2017 06:09 GMT
Pyongyang says any territorial violations during annual US-South Korea military exercises will be met with force.
Military28 Feb 2017 19:37 GMT
A look at how US military spending compares to the rest of the world and how it has changed in the last 50 years.
Politics27 Feb 2017 21:49 GMT
Proposal, which could entail big cuts in foreign aid and spending on domestic agencies, to fulfil key campaign promise.
Middle East22 Feb 2017 12:13 GMT
In break from strict secular past, defence ministry allows female officers to cover their heads with plain headscarves.
Military22 Feb 2017 05:04 GMT
The global trade in heavy arms has skyrocketed to its highest level since the Cold War.
Military20 Feb 2017 10:52 GMT
Major Middle East arms imports jumped by 86 percent between 2012 and 2016, double from the previous five-year period.
United States15 Feb 2017 21:30 GMT
Defence Secretary tells NATO that US will moderate its commitment, if fellow members do not increase military spending.
Middle East04 Feb 2017 14:47 GMT
Terhan says the aim of the manoeuvres is to show 'complete preparedness' to deal with US threats and sanctions.
Military20 Jan 2017 17:56 GMT
Chief of defence forces pledges allegiance to the new president Adama Barrow as deadlines for Jammeh to cede pass.
Elections20 Jan 2017 10:14 GMT
Main political parties say they are open to reconciliation but question neutrality under military administration.
Politics14 Jan 2017 05:10 GMT
Rebelling soldiers promised $8,000 bonuses after they seized control of cities, forcing government into negotiations.
Politics11 Jan 2017 12:03 GMT
President fires heads of army and police after two-day army mutiny stokes security fears in West African country.
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