More US bases begin vaccinating their Japanese workers as COVID-19 cases decline
The U.S. military in Japan carried on with vaccinating their Japanese workers Friday as infection numbers among American troops continued to decrease there and in South Korea.
Biden gives Putin pair of Massachusetts-made aviators
Russian President Vladimir Putin took a little of piece of Massachusetts with him after his meeting with President Joe Biden this week.
Sunshine, fatalism and two world views from two world leaders
Speaking near the steamy banks of a shimmering lake in Switzerland, one president nonchalantly removed his jacket and spoke confidently about standing up to an adversary. The other held court in a bland, air-conditioned room where he sought to portray strength amid scrutiny of human rights abuses.
Scientists are teaching drones to hunt down human screams
That concept is the focus for engineers at Germany's Fraunhofer FKIE institute, who've built a drone prototype designed to find people by detecting human screams and listening for other signs of distress.
Biden abroad: Pitching America to welcoming if wary allies
As President Joe Biden returned Wednesday night to Washington from a weeklong trip to Europe, questions remained as to whether allies would trust that Biden truly represents a long-lasting reset or whether Russian President Vladimir Putin would curb his nation's misbehaviors.
Europe is a ‘priority theater’ for US Army, top general says  
The U.S. Army has embarked on a modernization push focused on improving long-range precision fires while adding more sophisticated command and control capabilities to counter adversaries like Russia and China.
French tourism seeks new boost with Disneyland reopening
Europe's most frequented theme park in Marne-la-Vallee, east of the French capital, opened its doors on Thursday after nearly eight months of closure.
Ramstein staff sergeant sentenced to 30 years in jail for child sexual abuse
An Air Force staff sergeant was sentenced to 30 years in prison for crimes including sexually abusing a child, wrongfully photographing the child, and viewing and possessing child pornography.
British lawyer Karim Khan sworn in as ICC’s chief prosecutor
British lawyer Karim Khan was sworn in Wednesday as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, pledging to reach out to nations that are not members of the court in his quest to end impunity for atrocities and to try to hold trials in countries where crimes are committed.
German platoon ordered from Lithuania amid misconduct probe
Germany’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday it has ordered a platoon stationed in Lithuania as part of a NATO mission to return home immediately amid allegations of serious misconduct.