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Images show construction on China’s third – and largest – aircraft carrier

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Construction of China’s first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analysed by a U.S. think tank. The images...

China putting minority Muslims in ‘concentration camps,’ U.S. says

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The United States accused China on Friday of putting well more than a million minority Muslims in “concentration camps,” in some of the strongest...

Australian court finds man guilty of plotting to blow up airliner

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An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up a an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the...

Factbox – After ‘caliphate’ defeat, Islamic State is down but not out

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Driven from its self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State is down but not out. Where once they confronted armies, the extremist Islamist group’s...

Picture emerges of well-to-do young bombers behind Sri Lankan carnage

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Details began to emerge in Sri Lanka on Wednesday of a band of nine, well-educated Islamist suicide bombers, including a woman, from well-to-do families...

World’s largest plane makes first flight over California

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The world’s largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX sends world’s most powerful rocket on first commercial flight

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The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a key demonstration...

U.S. charges Assange after London arrest ends seven years in Ecuador embassy

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British police dragged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of Ecuador’s embassy on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked, paving the way for his...

Germany extends Saudi arms sale ban for another six months

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The German government said on Thursday it would extend for a further six months a ban on exporting arms to Saudi Arabia which has...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...