• A Chinese missile frigate Yuncheng launches an anti-ship missile during a military exercise in the waters near south China's Hainan Island and Paracel Islands on July 8, 2016. China said Monday, July 18, 2016, that it was closing off a part of the South China Sea for a week of military exercises, days after an international tribunal ruled against Beijing's claim to ownership of virtually the entire strategic waterway. (Zha Chunming/Xinhua via AP)

    US Navy Destroyer Sails Near Disputed Island in South China Sea: Officials

    The U.S. Department of Defense has dispatched a Navy warship near a disputed island located in the South China Sea. Officials told Fox News that... Read more

  • Signage for GlaxoSmithKline is seen on its offices in London, Britain, March 30, 2016. (Reuters/Toby Melville/File Photo)

    Big Pharma Turns to AI to Speed Drug Discovery, GSK Signs Deal

    LONDON—The world’s leading drug companies are turning to artificial intelligence to improve the hit-and-miss business of finding new medicines, with GlaxoSmithKline unveiling a new $43... Read more

  • An army soldier uses his mobile at a blast site as people inspect the damage in the Baytara traffic circle near the Old City of Damascus, Syria July 2, 2017. (Reuters/Omar Sanadiki)

    Three Car Bombs Hit Damascus, at Least Seven People Killed

    BEIRUT/DAMASCUS—Three car bombs exploded in Damascus on Sunday, state media said, killing at least seven people in the first suicide bombings in the Syrian capital... Read more

  • Participants in a ceremony marking the start of Talisman Saber 2017, a biennial joint military exercise between the United States and Australia, board a U.S. Marines MV-22B Osprey Aircraft on the deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard amphibious assault ship off the coast of Sydney, Australia on June 29, 2017. (REUTERS/Jason Reed)

    Australia, United States Send Message With Biggest-Ever Military Exercise

    Australia and the United States are holding their largest joint military exercise ever—33,000 troops—to be better prepared to deal with issues in the South Pacific... Read more

  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) shakes hands with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres before a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York City on April 28, 2017.  (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

    UN Chief Says Trump’s Warning to Assad Was ‘Serious’ and ‘Should Be Heard’

    U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres visited Washington on June 28. He met with U.S. secretary of State Rex Tillerson. While at the State Department a... Read more

  • NATO heads of state attend a ceremony  during the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels on May 25, 2017.  (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

    NATO Nations Planning Defense Budget Increases

    NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, announced on June 28 that most European NATO nations and Canada have pledged more money for defense for the next... Read more

  • Cargo containers stacked outside the container terminal of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai, India, July 15, 2015. (Reuters/Shailesh Andrade/File Photo)

    India’s Largest Container Port Hit by Global Cyber Attack

    MUMBAI—Operations at one of three terminals at India’s largest container port JNPT, on the outskirts of India’s commercial hub of Mumbai, have been disrupted by... Read more

  • A police helicopter flies over Venezuela's Supreme Court building in Caracas June 27, 2017, in this still image taken from a video. (Caraota Digital/Handout via Reuters)

    Helicopter Attacks Venezuela Court, Maduro Denounces Coup Bid

    A Venezuelan police helicopter strafed the Supreme Court and a government ministry on Tuesday, escalating the OPEC nation’s political crisis. The aircraft fired 15 shots... Read more

  • U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivers remarks during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council concerning the situation in Syria, at UN headquarters,in New York City on April 7, 2017. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Ambassador Haley Says Syria Was Preparing for a Chemical Attack

    The Syrian regime will face serious consequences if it launches another chemical weapons attack, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told the... Read more

  • (Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock)

    ‘Unprecedented’ Cyberattack Spreads Across Ukraine, Russia, and Europe

    A large-scale cyberattack hit Ukraine, Russia, and several other countries on Tuesday, according to reports. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman told Radio Free Europe Radio... Read more

  • U.S. Senate caravan leaves from Capitol Hill to attend a North Korea briefing at the White House, in Washington on April 26, 2017. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

    US Warns Syria Over a Potential Chemical Attack

    The White House said the Syrian regime may be preparing a chemical attack, while warning of severe consequences if it is carried out. “The United... Read more

  • The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel. is seen off Shimoda, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on June 17, 2017. (Kyodo/via REUTERS)

    USS Fitzgerald Stayed on Collision Course Despite Warning: Philippine Ship’s Captain

    The U.S. Navy destroyer, USS Fitzgerald, maintained its collision course despite light signals from Philippine container ship ACX Crystal, leading to a crash of the... Read more

  • Relatives of victims react at the site of a landslide in the village of Xinmo, Mao County, Sichuan Province, China June 26, 2017. (Reuters/Aly Song)

    Villagers Begin to Mourn Dead After Deadly China Landslide

    XINMO, China—Villagers in China visited what used to be their relatives’ homes on Monday to mourn loved ones lost when a landslide swept down a... Read more

  • Cladding is removed from the side of Whitebean Court in Salford, Manchester, Britain June 26, 2017. (Reuters/Andrew Yates)

    With Blocks Failing Safety Checks, UK’s Prime Minister Calls for More Tests

    LONDON—British Prime Minister Theresa May appealed to landlords of high-rise buildings on Monday to allow potentially flammable building material to be tested, seeking to reassure... Read more

  • (Epoch Times Staff)

    Suicide Bombers Kill Nine in Nigerian City of Maiduguri

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—Suicide bombers killed nine people and wounded 13 others in multiple blasts in northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri, police said on Monday, the latest in a... Read more

  • Iraqi security forces transport displaced civilians with an armoured fighting vehicle out of West Mosul during fighting with Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq June 24, 2017. (Reuters/Marius Bosch)

    Iraqi General: Mosul Battle to End in Days as Troops Advance in Old City

    MOSUL, Iraq—The battle to take full control of Mosul from the ISIS terrorist group, ISIS, will be over in a few days and an attempted... Read more

  • Plane spotters take photographs of an AirAsia A320 airbus as it prepares to land at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA 2) in Sepang on May 5, 2017. (MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Pilot Asks Passengers to Pray as Plane Shakes for Two Hours

    An AirAsia X flight carrying 259 passengers en route to Malaysia from Perth was forced to turn around due to shaking caused by a technical... Read more

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    Car Slams Into Muslim Worshippers in UK, Injuring Six

    A car ran into a crowd celebrating a Muslim holiday in Newcastle, United Kingdom, injuring six people—three of them were children, police say, according to... Read more

  • An encryption message is seen on the  WhatsApp application on an iPhone in Manchester , Britain March 27, 2017. (Reuters/Phil Noble)

    Australia to Seek Greater Powers on Encrypted Messaging at ‘Five Eyes’ Meeting

    SYDNEY—Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an... Read more

  • People wait for news of their missing relatives after an explosion at an underground coal mine on Friday, in Cucunuba, Colombia June 24, 2017. (Reuters/Jaime Saldarriaga)

    At Least Eleven Die in Colombia Coal Mine Explosion

    BOGOTA—At least eleven miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and two remain missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the... Read more

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