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Documents show Russia making progress on drone-building effort, report says

Documents show Russia making progress on drone-building effort, report says

Documents show Russia making progress on drone-building effort, report says

Documents show Russia making progress on drone-building effort, report says

Russia is progressing toward mass producing an Iranian attack drone that could travel over 1,000 miles — and target Ukrainian cities, the Washington Post said Thursday, citing documents about the p...

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Analysis: Offensive tactics and leadership rise to top of Kyiv's training wish list

Analysis: Offensive tactics and leadership rise to top of Kyiv's training wish list

Minutes after tank gun muzzles flashed and rifle fire crackled across muddy grounds, the head of the EU's Special Training Command said Ukraine is seeking more training — on offensive tactics and t...

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Canadian wildfire threatens towns, govt orders evacuations

Canadian wildfire threatens towns, govt orders evacuations

Canadian officials ordered the evacuation of the Northwest Territories' capital of Yellowknife and other communities Wednesday — as a wildfire threatened the town of Hay River overnight. Tap for th...

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West African bloc says “we are going into Niger” if diplomacy fails

West African bloc says “we are going into Niger” if diplomacy fails

ECOWAS stands ready to intervene militarily in Niger should diplomatic efforts to reverse a coup there fail, an official told army chiefs meeting in Ghana on Thursday to discuss the details of a st...

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Red Cross set to end funding at 25 hospitals in Afghanistan

Red Cross set to end funding at 25 hospitals in Afghanistan

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is likely to end the financial running of 25 Afghan hospitals by the end of August due to funding constraints, a spokesperson told Reuters — amid...

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Ukraine alone decides when conditions right for peace talks, NATO's Stoltenberg says

Ukraine alone decides when conditions right for peace talks, NATO's Stoltenberg says

It is up to Ukraine to decide when the conditions are right to join any negotiations following the Russian invasion, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday. Tap for the full brief.

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US, SKorea, Japan to launch defense initiatives at Camp David summit, officials say

US, SKorea, Japan to launch defense initiatives at Camp David summit, officials say

The United States, Japan and South Korea will launch a series of joint initiatives on technology and defense when the countries' leaders gather at Camp David this Friday, according to U.S. official...

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Interpreters for German troops in Mali seek Berlin protection as pullout looms

Interpreters for German troops in Mali seek Berlin protection as pullout looms

Interpreters for German forces in Mali have asked Berlin for protection for themselves and their families — as the troops prepare to pull out by the end of the year, the defense ministry in Berlin ...

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US congressman says Chinese spies hacked his emails

US congressman says Chinese spies hacked his emails

Republican U.S. Representative Don Bacon late on Monday said the FBI told him his emails were hacked by Chinese spies — with both personal and campaign messages compromised. Tap for the full brief.

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Ukraine reports new attack on grain silos but cargo ship sets sail

Ukraine reports new attack on grain silos but cargo ship sets sail

Ukraine said Russia attacked its grain storage facilities overnight, but a container ship left the Black Sea port of Odesa on Wednesday — despite Moscow's threat to target shipping after it abandon...

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Ukraine retakes southeast village of Urozhaine from Russian forces, Kyiv says

Ukraine retakes southeast village of Urozhaine from Russian forces, Kyiv says

Ukrainian forces have recaptured the village of Urozhaine from Russian troops in the southeast and dug in on its outskirts, Kyiv's deputy defense minister said Wednesday. Tap for the full brief.

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Niger says 17 of its soldiers killed in ambush near Burkina Faso border

Niger says 17 of its soldiers killed in ambush near Burkina Faso border

Niger's junta on Wednesday said 17 of its soldiers were killed in an ambush by insurgents — the deadliest attack since a July 26 coup whose leaders have cited persistent insecurity as a justificati...

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Jordanian army downs explosive-laden drone, state news agency reports

Jordanian army downs explosive-laden drone, state news agency reports

The Jordanian army on Wednesday downed a drone loaded with explosive materials (TNT) coming from Syrian territory, the state news agency said. Tap for the full brief.

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Nagorno-Karabakh residents say “disastrous” blockade choking supplies

Nagorno-Karabakh residents say “disastrous” blockade choking supplies

Residents of Nagorno-Karabakh say it is getting harder to access food, medicines and other essential supplies — as an Azerbaijani blockade of the region drags into its ninth month. Tap for the full...

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US pushes Iran to stop selling Russia drones amid de-escalation talks

US pushes Iran to stop selling Russia drones amid de-escalation talks

The U.S. is pushing Iran to stop selling armed drones to Russia — as part of discussions to de-escalate tensions between Washington and Tehran, the Financial Times reported Wednesday. Tap for the f...

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