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Man in yellow shirt is focus of Bangkok bombing probe

...are with Vivian's family and we will work to support them in any way we can," the school said in a statement.Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said authorities had no idea an attack had been planned."We didn't know about this ahead of...
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Russia to add 40 new missiles

...assertive Russia. And Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak says he and...Eastern Europe during a NATO defense ministers meeting next week."I welcome...received 38 ICBMs, according to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. Modernizing...
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NATO OKs military upgrades to aid members of alliance

...ultra-fast reaction force is pointless if NATO's 28 members can't quickly agree in an emergency on how to use it, defense ministers also decided on procedural changes to "speed up political and military decision-making," Stoltenberg said...
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S. Korea agency: N. Korea executed defense chief

...of a music performance the previous day.Hyon was named armed forces minister, the equivalent of South Korea's defense minister, in June of last year. He was made a vice marshal of the Korean People's Army in July 2012 before being demoted...
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Saudis propose 5-day cease-fire in Yemen

...the capital. They said there was heavy air activity over Aden late Thursday but no airstrikes.In Saudi Arabia, Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman, was meeting Thursday evening with armed forces commanders as a military spokesman vowed a...
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In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in room U.S. rebalance to the Asia-pacific region.Ahead of Tuesday's talks, Japanese and U.S. foreign and defense ministers approved revisions to the U.S.-Japan defense guidelines that boost Japan's military capability amid growing...
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On two fronts, Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Tikrit

...dictator are believed to have played a key role in the Islamic State group's seizure of the city last year.Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, who was also at the front-line on Thursday, told the AP that the operation to retake Tikrit...
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ISIS looks for collaborators after taking key Iraqi city

...For us, the militias and IS militants are two faces of the same coin."The fall of Ramadi prompted Iran's defense minister, Gen. Dossein Dehghan, to make a surprise visit to Baghdad for urgent talks with Iraqi leaders. He met with al-Abadi...
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Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen

...minister, will lead the Saudi delegation and the king's son, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is defense minister, will also attend.President Barack Obama had planned to meet Salman a day before the gathering of leaders at the...
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...some S-300s from its own military arsenals. In that case, the delivery may happen quickly.In Tehran, Iranian Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan welcomed Russia's decision to lift the ban. "The decision is the translation of political...
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