Sudan

Sudan's ruling military council says coup attempt foiled

At least 16 military officers have been arrested in attempted coup d'etat, governing army council says.

Sudan's ruling military council says coup attempt foiled

Middle East

Two Qatari military training planes collide, pilots eject safely

Pilots ejected safely after Qatari military training aircraft collide in mid-air, defence ministry says.

Two Qatari military training planes collide, pilots eject safely

Sudan

Sudan protesters resume talks with military council

Negotiations restart despite protest leaders placing conditions on resumption of transition talks.

Sudan protesters resume talks with military council

Reporter's Notebook

Puerto Rico's Vieques still reels from US Navy bombing

Only 1,600 of the 4,000 hectares suspected of having munitions have been surface cleared, the EPA says.

Puerto Rico's Vieques still reels from decades of US Navy bombing

Sudan

UN 'pauses' peacekeeper pullout amid Sudan turbulence

Blue helmets are still needed to protect civilians in Darfur as Sudan is in post-Bashir chaos, Security Council decides.

UN 'pauses' peacekeeper pullout amid Sudan turbulence

Ethiopia

Ethiopia security forces kill alleged coup leader

The failed putsch on Saturday led to the killing of five senior officials, including the army chief of staff.

Ethiopia security forces kill alleged coup leader

Ethiopia

Ethiopia army chief killed in failed regional coup

Ambachew Mekonnen killed in his offices by 'mercenaries' in Bahir Dar, while army chief is shot dead in Addis Ababa.

Reporter's Notebook

What to know about Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran

The Pentagon owns 35 prohibitively expensive drones that Iran shot down in recent showdown.

All you need to know about the Global Hawk spy drone shot down by Iran

United States

Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be US defence secretary

Trump says Mark Esper will be named new acting secretary of defense, prolonging period without confirmed defence chief.

Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be US defence secretary

United States

US announces $250m in military aid to Ukraine

Pentagon renews commitments to Ukraine in struggle against Moscow-backed rebels.

US announces $250m in military aid to Ukraine

AJ Impact

US could penalise Turkish firms beyond F-35 suppliers over S-400

US chief arms buyer urges NATO ally Turkey to drop plans to buy Russian-built S-400 air-defence system.

US could penalise Turkish firms beyond F-35 suppliers over S-400

US & Canada

War crimes trial set for US Navy SEAL in ISIL prisoner's killing

Edward Gallagher has pleaded not guilty to premeditated murder in the stabbing death of a wounded ISIL prisoner.

War crimes trial set for US Navy SEAL in ISIL prisoner's killing

LGBT

Trump wins court victory in quest for transgender military ban

Trump administration handed small court victory in its effort to ban transgender people from serving in the US military.

Trump wins court victory in quest for transgender military ban

Sudan

Protesters suspend strike in exchange for concessions

Ethiopian envoy says protesters agree to suspend civil disobedience campaign in exchange for concessions from military.

Sudan crackdown: All the latest updates

United States

Trump says US will deploy 1,000 additional troops to Poland

Trump says Poland agreed to build base for 1,000 US troops at its own cost and will buy dozens of F-35 jets.

Trump says US will deploy 1,000 additional troops to Poland