Aug 13, 2014

Iraq's Maliki tells army to keep out of politics

Iraq’s incumbent prime minister ordered the security forces on Tuesday not to intervene in the current political crisis over who will be the next prime minister, amid fears that he could go to any lengths to keep power in the face of his increasing ...

Jul 17, 2014

War-torn South Sudan gets Chinese weapons delivery

The government in civil war-torn South Sudan has taken delivery of new Chinese arms, including anti-tank missiles, grenade launchers and assault rifles, the country’s defense minister confirmed Wednesday. The minister, Kuol Manyang Juuk, said the deal with China North Industries Corp (Norinco) was concluded ...

Thai soldiers deployed to block protest

May 29, 2014

Thai soldiers deployed to block protest

Hundreds of Thai troops and police sealed off one of Bangkok’s busiest intersections Thursday in an attempt to block a planned protest one week after a military coup. Truckloads of soldiers blocked all incoming roads to the capital’s Victory Monument, prompting shops in the ...

Navy makes it 12 straight over Army

Dec 15, 2013

Navy makes it 12 straight over Army

Walking off the muddy field after another disheartening loss to Navy, embattled Army coach Rich Ellerson probably wondered if he would get another chance to beat his school’s biggest rival. The Black Knights offered little resistance Saturday in a 34-7 defeat, their 12th straight ...