Pro-military commemorations go on regardless, as General Sissi tells the people his army is 'like the pyramids' and cannot be broken
President calls for online independence in Brazil following revelations about NSA espionage
BBC Panorama reveals footage suggesting a fighter jet dropped an incendiary device on school children, killing at least 10
Pacific nations fear new $1.2bn destroyer could be part of efforts to boost country's military profile
Burma’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has offered to help negotiate an end to conflicts between the government and ethnic minority groups, after coming under pressure to speak out about alleged government abuses against the Kachin minority.
Why go in 2013? Because, eventually, the outside world will wake up to these islands
Rebels in eastern Syria said they downed a government fighter jet today, but state television said the plane crashed due to technical difficulties.
When a judge ruled that residents of Fred Wigg Tower in east London would have to put up and shut up over the siting of a missile battery on their roof, justifications included the resonant, almost archaic, "defence of the realm". You can argue until kingdom come whether the Olympics should present a security threat of that order – ministers keep reiterating that they are about sport not security – but after the Black September attack in Munich 40 years ago, and the temptation for the aggrieved to seek spectaculars to rival 9/11, it does not seem unreasonable for any government to treat the Games as a potential target. It would rather be remiss if it did not.
RAF Typhoon jets arrived at an air base in London today in preparation for the Olympic Games as military chiefs said they were ready to react to a "9/11-type attack".
Missile batteries will be placed on the top of residential flats in east London over the coming days as Britain's armed forces prepare to conduct a major trial of their Olympic defence systems.
Twenty "lost" Spitfires that were buried in Burma during the Second World War could return to the skies, it has been revealed.
Emergency workers were searching for the occupants of six homes last night after a US Navy jet crashed into a group of apartment buildings.
The Government's controversial decision to continue giving money to India, a nation that has more billionaires than the UK and an aid programme of its own, is directly linked to developing trade and investment opportunities, a senior minister admitted yesterday.
'More luxury jet than family car – with the price tag to match'
The latest batch of UFO files released today contain sightings of mysterious lights over the Glastonbury Festival, a "flying saucer" outside Retford town hall and the bizarre story of "Mork and Mindy's" visit to East Dulwich.
Report on Allende's death was part of inquiry into hundreds of murders committed by Pinochet regime in Chile