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WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's signature campaign promise was simple: Make America safe again. From day one he would rebuild a depleted U.S.
Two American service members were killed and another received a minor injury during a ground assault against Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan Wednesday, according to the U.S.
On this day in 1941, the Nazi German army enters the Greek capital of Athens, signaling the end of Greek military's resistance which began with a valiant struggle against Mussolini's Italians in October 1940. All of mainland Greece and all the Aegean ...
The military did not elaborate on what it described as a "target" in its message on Thursday night. The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON - Documents released by lawmakers show President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon ...
United Nations - Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn ...
Moscow, April 27. /TASS/. Saudi Arabia would like to purchase the most advanced military hardware of Russian manufacture, Deputy Defense Minister Lieutenant-General Aleksander Fomin said at a meeting with the deputy chief of the General Staff of ...
By extending her narrative to the battle of Leuctra in 371BC, when Sparta permanently lost its military dominance over the rest of Greece, Jennifer Roberts makes her conclusion especially clear: "there were no winners, only losers". The Peloponnesian ...
The Dutch military intelligence agency MIVD has warned that Russia's efforts to destabilise the Netherlands, Europe and NATO are so serious that it is the second largest security risk after terrorism.
In 1973, my father, still a teenager, was badly beaten by fascist military police during a student uprising at Athens Polytechnic, Greece's premier school of engineering and science. These protests would eventually culminate in the fall of the right ...
What the Greek defense minister did is not a serious act," Celik commented on Turkish television. The Turkish politician also commented on the case of the eight Turkish military officers who sought political asylum in Greece after the July 2016 coup ...
Little Hydra - which has produced military heroes, influential aristocrats and political leaders - is packed with history. Rusted old cannons are scattered about town, and black, pitted anchors decorate squares.
Pyongyang abruptly abrogated the 1953 armistice agreement ending the Korean war, and cut the military "hot line" communications link with the south.
In this April 11, 2017 photo, a woman is seen through a military battle position from a wall at the U.N. buffer zone in the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus.
A Greek court of appeals on Tuesday rejected the Turkish authorities' request for the extradition of three of the eight Turkish military officers that illegally entered Greece using a Turkish military helicopter in July 2016, in the aftermath of the ...
Pyongyang, North Korea - South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military. The exercise took place as a U ...
Countries in Central Europe made some of the largest increases in military spending between 2015 and 2016, according to a new report from the Stockholm international peace Research Institute (SIPRI), while Russia became the third highest defence ...
In the dead of night, Greece's army had shut the country's borders and taken into custody a wide range of politicians from a number of different ideological groups.
... of the Korean Peninsula amid concerns about the possibility of a military confrontation between the United States and North Korea.
It's been exactly 50 years since that that ill-starred day when democracy in Greece was overthrown by a military coup, on April 21. The junta found a foothold in Greek society, as it tolerated the Colonels and basically remained silent. A large ...
The major military base for the northern region in Afghanistan's mostly secure Balkh province was targeted Friday. A group of 10 Taliban fighters in military uniforms drove in two army vehicles and opened fire on mostly unarmed soldiers and officers ...
In 1967, army officers in Greece staged a coup, seizing power and creating a military dictatorship that ruled the country for the next seven years.
Sergeant Major Vassiliki Plexida sustained multiple fractures and head injuries from the crash near the village of Sarantaporo in Elassona, central Greece, that killed Major-General Yiannis Tzanidakis, Colonel Thomas Adamou, Major Dimosthenis Goulas ...
NEW YORK (IDN | Passblue) - Maj. Gen. Kristin Lund made history in 2014 when she was appointed the first female force commander of a United Nations ...
DW News. How radio gave voice to dissent in Greece. When a military dictatorship took over Greece in 1967, Deutsche Welle's Greek-language radio service became one of the only sources of uncensored information about the regime.
Today marks 50 years since the coup that started the military junta in Greece. The anniversary has received almost no international coverage.
It was only days before the snap elections of May, 1967 that a group of army Colonels led by Papadopoulos changed the course of Greece's history.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Greece will retry a Group of Eight Turkish military personnel, who fled Turkey after its failed July 15 military coup, in order to decide whether or not extradite them, as Ankara has persistently requested the Greek ...
In 1836, an army of Texans led by Sam Houston defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, assuring Texas independence. In 1910, author Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, died in Redding, Connecticut, at age 74.
A Greek court of appeals will reconsider extraditing eight former members of the Turkish military who requested asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following the July 15 coup attempt, according to media reports. "A Greek appeals court will discuss ...
army officials say the Huey UH-1H helicopter had been on a routine border patrol flight. A Greek military official confirmed the deaths to The Associated Press, but insisted on anonymity pending an official announcement.
... documents allowing him to enter Greece and the European Union. Authorities, however, are investigating his statement, as it was not clear how the 27-year-old ended up stranded on the islet of Nimos, which is of military significance. The Greek ...
The Greek military on Wednesday was investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed four army officers and injured a fifth, prompting Defense Minister Panos Kammenos to declare three days of national mourning.
army officials say the Huey UH-1H helicopter had been on a routine border patrol flight. A Greek military official confirmed the deaths to The Associated Press, but insisted on anonymity pending an official announcement.
An S-300 PMU-1 anti-aircraft missile launches during a Greek army military exercise near Chania on the island of Crete on Dec. 13, 2013.
"Within the framework of the 2011 Vienna Document on Confidence- and Security-Building Measures, a Russian group of inspectors plans a visit to assess the Greek armed forces' military site," Ryzhkov said on Tuesday, adding that it would be a one-day ...
The guests, you'll not be surprised to learn, included restaurant owners (this is a Greek clan, after all), but also a soon-to-retire military officer. Disagreements? A few. These are Greeks, after all, who can feud one minute and be hugging each other ...
Warsaw-Summit-plane-photo President Donald Trump's NATO policy is confusing. Regardless of the administration's evolving National Security strategy, United ...
The 22-year-old dubbed the "Greek Freak" will be looking to once again put his stamp on the Bucks' series against the Toronto Raptors.
Meanwhile the Greek military is preparing to act on emergency plans in the event of another migrant crisis. A senior Greek official told The Times: "There was a lot of steamy, bellicose rhetoric made by Erdogan ahead of the referendum. "If he continues ...
Even though the United States is worlds away from ancient Greece, we still sometimes use the Greeks' vocabulary for describing immigrants and our fear of them.
A Greek soldier was killed on Tuesday morning as the military vehicle he was driving crashed into the protective barrier in the median of the Athens-Lamia National Highway.
PANMUNJOM, South Korea - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea, expressing impatience with the speed and willingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ...
There is no place, with the possible exception of North Korea and some kind of military conflict, more dangerous for the financial markets now than Europe.
A year after the death of one of Greece's most prominent artists, Kathimerini offers a glimpse of a monumental project that is almost unknown to the general public, carried out by Panayiotis Tetsis (1925-2016) at the Church of Aghios Dimitrios on the ...
U.S. officials said Friday the president's advisers weighed a range of ideas for how to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear program, including military options and trying to overthrow the isolated communist dictatorship's leadership. At the other ...
Inside the perimeter, crumbling concrete buildings and open fields, long abandoned by the Greek military, are now home to 700 refugees - some of the 50,000 or so trapped in limbo in this debt-ridden country since Europe slammed its borders closed a ...
Both charities offer scholarships for SEALs who transition from military to civilian life and also offer support for the families of members who are overseas and "fighting basically the same war that the Spartans were fighting almost 2,000 years ago ...
Kabul, Afghanistan - The biggest non-nuclear bomb ever dropped in combat by the U.S. military killed 36 militants in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Friday, and villagers in the remote, mountainous area described being terrified by the ...
An Evangelical Christian climate scientist speaks with David Remnick about explaining global warming to skeptical audiences. Margaret Atwood reflects on the realism of her novel "The Handmaid's Tale.


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