No charges for white police officer who shot black teen in US
No charges for white police officer who shot black teen in US

A Missouri police officer has not been charged for the fatal August shooting of an unarmed black teenager, an incident that set off weeks of sometimes violent protests around the St. Louis area, a county prosecutor said on Monday.

Ukraine Parliament confirms new defence minister

 Ukraine`s parliament on Tuesday confirmed National Guard chief Stepan Poltorak as the former Soviet state`s fourth defence minister since Russia`s annexation of its Crimea peninsula in March.

US National Guard ordered out of violence-torn Ferguson

National Guard troops withdrew Thursday from a US town gripped by nearly two weeks of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, as new details emerged about the white officer who pulled the trigger.

Missouri sends National Guard to protesting suburb

Missouri`s Governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.

6 militants killed, 3 Ukrainian troops injured

Ukraine`s National Guard says its forces abandoned a military outpost in the eastern city of Luhansk after running out of ammunition in a 10-hour battle with pro-Russian militants.

Ukraine forces suffer new losses in separatist east

Ukrainian forces suffer fresh losses on Wednesday in a rebel raid in the separatist east as the newly-elected president promised to hold his first talks with Russia`s Vladimir Putin on easing the worst East-West standoff since the Cold War.

Ukraine set to form new defence force

Ukraine was set on Thursday to form a National Guard against Russia`s expansionist threat after US President Barack Obama gave firm backing to the new leader from Kiev in a hardening Cold War-style standoff with the Kremlin.

Shooting at US base, two National Guard soldiers wounded

Two National Guard soldiers were wounded on Thursday in a shooting at a US military base in Tennessee, officers said, a month after a rampage killed 13 at a base in Washington.

Three soldiers arrested in drug flight: Venezuela

Venezuela`s interior minister says two National Guard sergeants and one lieutenant have been arrested for alleged involvement in the smuggling of 1.4 metric tons of cocaine to Paris on an Air France flight in three dozen suitcases.

Saudi king transfers National Guard duties to son

Saudi King Abdullah is beginning to lessen his duties due to health concerns.