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US to push European allies for new sanctions on Syria after Russia limits aid

US officials will meet with European counterparts in Brussels next week to discuss upping economic sanctions on Syria's Assad regime

BAE to spend $2.2 billion for United Technologies and Raytheon systems

BAE Systems agreed to buy key electronic systems from US peers Raytheon and United Technologies whose planned merger necessitated asset…

France upgrades small arms with Glock pistols, SCAR precision rifle procurements

France's military is replacing its pistols with the Glock 17 and replacing the FR F2 with a 7.62 mm, 20-inch…

NATO ambassadors to meet in Brussels over Iran concerns

NATO ambassadors will meet at their Brussels headquarters as Middle East tensions mount after US forces killed a top Iranian…

Russia says first Avangard hypersonic missile enters service

Russian defense minister Sergey Shoygu told President Vladimir Putin that the country's first Avangard hypersonic missiles have been put into…

Russian security service member killed in shooting near FSB headquarters

A member of the Russian Federal Security Service was killed in a shootout near the FSB headquarters in central Moscow

NATO facing most ‘complex’ security environment in its history, Stoltenberg says

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said the powerful Western military alliance was facing the most "complex security" environment in its history…

Turkey delivers Bayraktar TB2 drone to northern Cyprus

A Turkish Bayraktar TB2 military drone was delivered to northern Cyprus amid growing tensions over Turkey's deal with Libya

Fire on Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov extinguished

Emergency workers have extinguished the fire that broke out on the Russian navy's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov

Russia’s only aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov catches fire in Arctic shipyard

A fire broke out on Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, as it underwent repairs in an Artic shipyard