At Donetsk, in Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland, hundreds of miners each day brave the artillery fire that flares between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian troops to go down — deep, deep down — into the Chelyuskintsev coal mines.
During the 2003-2011 Iraq War, Anbar was the hotbed of the insurgency, and many U.S. troops lost their lives fighting there. It's now the scene of some of the fiercest combat between the Islamic State and the Iraqi security forces.
The Pentagon will offer medical exams and long-term health monitoring to servicemembers and veterans exposed to chemical agents in Iraq as part of a review of how the military handled encounters with chemical munitions during the occupation, The New York Times reports.
Russian jets are conducting a growing number of patrols near NATO territory, prompting a spike in the intercepts carried out by alliance aircraft this year and raising concerns about air traffic safety, alliance officials said.
U.S. military officials say a former Navy SEAL who wrote a firsthand account of the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under investigation for possibly disclosing classified information. He could face criminal charges.
The Islamic State group is conducting a purge, killing dozens of former policemen and soldiers living in areas of Iraq under its control, in a campaign apparently aimed at preventing any uprising against its extremist rule.
State-owned defense contractor Rafael wants to leverage the system's much-vaunted success in protecting Israeli civilians in this summer's Gaza war, hoping to draw navies as buyers for a new maritime version.
U.S. officials here are urging Americans living in the Persian Gulf kingdom to remain vigilant following an anonymous threat posted on a jihadist website calling for attacks against American and other Western teachers at international schools in the Middle East.
Large folk art creations in urban Detroit and Los Angeles neighborhoods, a museum garden in New York and a massive light installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are being listed among the nation's endangered landscapes this year.
The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.
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Through Nov. 9, about one million visitors will pass through the 544th edition of the Basler Herbstmesse over the course of its 16-day run. Switzerland's biggest event of its kind offers rides, goods for sale, games, shows and other amusements.