The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives.
The Army plans to support a National Day of Prayer event closely associated with an evangelical Christian organization despite a protest from a group that wants to crack down on what it calls fundamentalist Christian domination of the U.S. military.
The Navy has recommended placing firing ranges on Andersen Air Force Base instead of Guam’s ancient ancestral lands in its latest environmental impact report — largely seen as one of the final hurdles to moving 4,700 Marines and their families off Okinawa as part of the Pacific realignment.
Commandos are taking their own lives at a record pace, said Adm. William McRaven, commander U.S. Special Operations Command. Repeating a concern he first raised to Congress in February, McRaven told a symposium in Tampa Thursday that helping commandos and their families is “my No. 1 priority.”
Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera plans to fly to Japan's westernmost island on Saturday to attend the ground-breaking ceremony for a military base that will be the closest to isles also claimed by China.
The U.S. and South Korea quietly wrapped up their annual spring training drills on Friday, as the end of the massive Foal Eagle exercise was overshadowed by efforts to rescue passengers of a sunken ferry of the southwestern tip of the peninsula.
Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: "Library of Osama bin Laden, the Martyr."
The Afghan air force’s operations in support of presidential elections this month show that the service is making quick progress as the pullout of most foreign troops nears, the U.S. Air Force’s top enlisted man said Friday.
Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev.
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