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Israeli air strike kills 2 Gaza boys: Medics

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 19:49

An Israeli air strike on a house in the central Gaza Strip killed two Palestinian boys aged 11 and 16 on Wednesday, medics said.

IS claims beheading of journalist, warns US on Iraq strikes

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 16:43

Jihadists released a video apparently showing the beheading of an American journalist kidnapped in Syria, in the most direct retaliation yet to nearly two weeks of US air strikes on Iraq.

Air France staff refuse to fly to Ebola-hit nations

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 01:34

Some Air France flight crews are refusing to board planes bound for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria over fears of the Ebola outbreak, the airline said on Tuesday.

Two Italian air force jets collide over Italy

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 00:10

Two Italian air force fighter jets carrying a total of four crew members collided on Tuesday during a training mission over Italy, the force said.

China Eastern plane aborts landing as traffic controllers take a nap

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 14:58

A China Eastern Airlines Corp passenger plane that had started its night-time descent into a Wuhan airport was forced to abort its landing after air traffic controllers had dozed off, an investigation report found.

Samsung buys US air conditioner firm Quietside in "smart home" push

Samsung buys US air conditioner firm Quietside in "smart home" push

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 13:52

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had acquired U.S. air conditioner distributor Quietside LLC as part of its push to strengthen its "smart home" business.

IAF to replace crashed C-130J medium-lift aircraft

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:18

The Indian Air Force will buy one more Lockheed Martin C 130J Super Hercules medium-lift aircraft apart from the 12 contracted for to make up for the loss of one plane in an accident in March.

As Taliban push quickens, Afghan troops ordered: take no prisoners

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 05:05

As US forces withdraw from Afghanistan, the battlefield they leave behind is changing dramatically and becoming more deadly.

US carries out 15 air strikes near Iraq dam: Military

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 01:40

US warplanes and drones carried out 15 air strikes on Monday against Islamic State militants battling for control of a major dam in northern Iraq, the military said.

Syria denies US air strikes against IS militants

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 14:58

The Syrian army Monday denied that the US Air Force carried out airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in al-Raqqa province.

31 killed in Syrian air strikes

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 02:19

A total of 31 radical fighters were killed as the Syrian air force Sunday struck positions of the Islamic State (IS) militants in the country`s Raqqa province.

Air raids kill 31 jihadists in Syria`s Raqa: NGO

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 00:30

At least 31 Islamic State militants and eight civilians died in Syrian air force raids on Sunday in the northern province of Raqa, a stronghold of the jihadist fighters, a monitoring group said.