Man-portable air defense systems could be stolen in Ukraine amid turmoil

Highly dangerous type of weaponry – man-portable air defense systems (MANPADs) – have gone missing from two Ukrainian military units, according to a high-ranking...

Crimea hopeful of referendum, ready to join Russia ‘by end March’

Crimea has fast-tracked preparations for the republic's referendum and for its possible joining with Russia, statements from the autonomy’s leaders reveal. Though no decision...

Ukraine misses gas payment deadline, risks halt on supplies – Gazprom

Ukraine has missed its payment deadline for gas supplies. As its debt is increasing, Gazprom does not rule out it may cut gas supplies...

‘Pakistani Taliban concerned how to save their skin in peace talks...

The first round of peace talks between the Pakistani Taliban and the government has been held in Islamabad following numerous delays. That’s according to...

Pakistan: Terrorism in Perspective

By Zia Khan According to the US CENTCOM estimates Musharraf’s catastrophic decision to facilitate the US invasion of Afghanistan cost our economy a loss of more...

US’s Bewildered Time Capsule and Russians are Comin

US's Bewildered Time Capsule and Russians are Coming By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. “The individual is handicapped by coming face to face with a conspiracy so...

Sanctions against Russia will have ‘boomerang’ effect, Lavrov tells Kerry

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told his US counterpart on Friday that any sanctions introduced by the US against Russia will have a “boomerang”...

celebration of International women’s day

In celebration of International women’s day, Nour would like to honor four outstanding Muslim women who have worked tirelessly in their respective fields for the betterment...

US ‘worried’ about China military budget: Report

The United States “has long worried about the Chinese military's lack of openness” although Beijing announced an increase in its military budget, according to...

ICC convicts Congo rebel leader of war crimes

THE HAGUE: Congolese warlord Germain Katanga was convicted on Friday of being an accessory to war crimes including murder and pillage — only the...

Officer says US general sexually assaulted her

MICHAEL BIESECKER | AP FORT BRAGG, North Carolina: An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the US military...

Yemeni accused of guiding US drone strikes ‘executed’ 

SANAA: Al-Qaeda militants shot dead a man in southeastern Yemen on Thursday for allegedly giving the United States information used to carry out drone...

National Apprenticeship Week 2014

Delivering the best skills is a crucial part of our long-term economic plan for Britain. I’m proud that we’re on track to have 2...

AIPAC proves surprise lobbying force for Palestine

(Nadezhda Kevorkova is a war correspondent who has covered the events of the Arab Spring, military and religious conflicts around the world, and the...

‘EU has to fudge the admission criteria to make Ukraine eligible’

Ukraine couldn’t ever meet the most basic requirements for EU membership, though it doesn’t mean that the EU institutions and the people at its...

US in tenuous sabre rattling over Ukraine

Under the pretext of “deterring Russian aggression” in Ukraine, the US Defense Department has announced plans to add several fighter jets to US aircraft...

U.N. says west of Central African Republic ‘cleansed’ of Muslims

BY LOUIS CHARBONNEAU Most Muslims have been driven out of the western half of conflict-torn Central African Republic, where thousands of civilians risk of being...

Afghanistan: Camp Bastion Death Soldier Named

A British soldier who died in Afghanistan on Wednesday was injured while preparing equipment to be flown out of the country. Sapper Adam Moralee from 32 Engineer...

Curtain To Fall On Barclays’ 120-Year Audit

Barclays is to end its 120-year audit relationship with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and appoint one of its main rivals in the latest shake-up at the...