Japan, Australia push for defence pact amid regional tension
The prime ministers of Japan and Australia toured a military training camp outside Tokyo on Thursday, as the two countries seek to bolster defence ties in the face of the North Korean crisis.
Britain would struggle to match Russian military capabilities on the battlefield and risks falling further behind potential adversaries without more investment, the head of the army will warn Monday.
Syria's main opposition group said it will send a delegation Monday to regime ally Russia to discuss with officials Moscow's "real stance" on the Syrian political process.
Two prison guards were hospitalised on Sunday after being assaulted with a table leg by an inmate at a jail in northern France, the latest in a spate of prison attacks that has led to nationwide strike action.
Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least 18 people, most of them foreigners, sparking a 12-hour battle with Afghan forces backed by Norwegian troops that left terrified guests scrambling to escape.
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A bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives on Thursday aimed at tightening the terms of the Iran nuclear deal, despite Tehran’s rejection of changes to the accord.
Prime Minister Theresa May and her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed a new border security deal on Thursday, through which the UK will pay more to France to stop migrants trying to reach British shores.
Nine people including two firefighters were killed Thursday as violent gales battered northern Europe, snapping air and train links.
The US House of Representatives passed a stop-gap funding measure late Thursday that would avert a government shutdown, sending it to the Senate where Democrats have vowed to block it.