Bill bars US deals with Russian arms dealer

The US Defense Department would be barred from entering into any contract with a Russian state arms dealer under a provision of the $1.1 trillion spending bill.

Ukraine president appoints new defense officials

Ukraine`s president has appointed new officials to top defense posts as he pledged to stamp out the corruption that has left the country`s armed forces faltering before a pro-Russian insurgency.

Flu virus infects host by wiping out immune system cells

Scientists have discovered that flu virus infects its host by first wiping off the immune system`s cells, which are best equipped to neutralize the virus.

Japanese PM pledges to bolster economy, defense

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today pledged to push forward with his plans to bolster Japan`s defense in the face of what he said was an increasingly insecure environment.

No verdict yet in Aus trial of Indian-origin doctor

An Australian court today put off its verdict for the second time after the jury failed to decide the fate of Indian-origin surgeon Jayant Patel, accused of causing grievous bodily harm to one of his patients.

US court calls Osama’s son-in-laws’ lawyers surveillance fears unfounded

A federal judge has declined to temporarily block U.S. government agencies from conducting special surveillance on lawyers representing Osama bin Laden`s son-in-law.

Japanese panel urges greater defense force at sea

With China stepping up its presence in Japan`s neighbouring waters, a government panel on Tuesday proposed that Tokyo should beef up the capabilities of its defence forces.

Six advanced landing grounds to be prepared in Arunachal

Six advanced landing grounds will be prepared immediately by Indian Air Force in Arunachal Pradesh for emergency landing of defence aircraft.

Army items procured in non-transparent manner: audit report

An internal audit of the Def Ministry has detected that the army have spent money on procuring imported items in a `non-transparent manner`.

Vaccine to tackle meningitis “just a year away”

Experts have tested a new vaccine for meningitis B, the strain against which there is currently no defense.

Vaccine to tackle meningitis “just a year away”

Experts have tested a new vaccine for meningitis B, the strain against which there is currently no defense.

UK defense chief plans cuts, major changes

Britain`s defense secretary said that senior military posts could be axed as he prepares major spending cuts.

Hillary Clinton reaffirms US commitment to defense Europe

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton America`s defense commitment to Europe Thursday as she joined NATO representatives to discuss the future of American nuclear weapons on the continent.

Obama signs Defense Appropriations Bill

US President Barack Obama today
signed into law the Defense Appropriations Act 2010, which
includes billions of dollars for Pakistan.

Senators OK defense budget bill; much left to 2010

The Senate cleared its year-end plate of some must-do work Saturday as it passed a critical budget bill that blends money for the Pentagon with additional help for the jobless.

White House party crashers to tell their story

A week after they crashed the Obama administration`s first state dinner, Michaele and Tareq Salahi are telling their side of the story on national television.

India deepens defense ties with Israel

As India and Israel move to
deepen their military ties, Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor
arrived here on a key visit where he is scheduled to hold
talks with top military officials.

Nazi hit man charged with 3 murders goes on trial

An 88-year-old former member of the Waffen SS went on trial Wednesday on three counts of murder for the wartime killings of three civilians in the Netherlands.