Military and civilian authorities searched a thickly forested, mountainous swath of western Virginia on Wednesday in hopes of finding a missing Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot whose F-15C went down en route to a maintenance depot.
An Army two-star general in Japan who delayed investigation of a sexual assault complaint against an officer with whom he had a long history will be ejected from the service and lose a star in retirement, the Army announced Wednesday.
The outcome of the fighting in the Sangin district, which includes Sarwan Qala, will be a bellwether for how Afghanistan's national police and army might fare after foreign troops leave the country at the end of the year.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah pulled his support from the country’s U.N.-led election review Wednesday, arguing it was incapable of identifying the widespread fraud he believes took place.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony at a Buddhist temple honoring hundreds of World War II-era war criminals praising their contributions to the country, the government's top spokesman said Wednesday.
About 80 percent of Navy craft will still be in use 25 years from now, requiring engineers to “bend them toward the future,” Adm. Samuel J. Locklear said at the Pacific Operational Science and Technology Conference.
Shirley Sotloff's plea for her son, Steven, came as a U.N. commission accused the group of committing crimes against humanity and President Barack Obama weighs options for targeting the extremists' stronghold in Syria.
The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinians in Gaza. The region is unpredictable. But as it seems this cease-fire may stick, here are some preliminary lessons:
A military judge presiding over a closely watched Air Force rape case said he’ll dismiss the case unless he’s able to review top Air Force officials’ email correspondence in which they discussed the matter.
It’s an Islamic State fighter’s worst fear: to be killed by a woman. In northern Iraq, where Kurdish forces are rapidly regaining territory held by the Islamic State, that’s becoming real risk for the extremists.
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