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Top al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

A top al-Qaeda commander linked to the bombing of a luxury hotel and attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has said.

Trump press official leaving White House: Report

Trump press official leaving White House: Report

An staffer in the White House press office who had a contentious relationship with television producers, is leaving his job, a media report said.

Donald Trump aide compares ISIS militants to cockroaches

US President Donald Trump`s counter-terrorism adviser compared Islamic State militants fleeing the Middle East to "cockroaches", vowing to "obliterate" the extremist group, the media reported.

Al Qaeda deputy leader bu al-Khayr al-Masri killed in strike in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Al Qaeda deputy leader bu al-Khayr al-Masri killed in strike in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Al Qaeda militant, who was responsible for the death of two American service members, reportedly got killed in US strike in Afghanistan. 

Donald Trump did not refuse to shake Angela Merkel's hand, spokesman tells German paper

Donald Trump did not refuse to shake Angela Merkel's hand, spokesman tells German paper

Donald Trump`s spokesman has denied that the US president refused to shake hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as they say side-by-side in the White House last week.

New Trump immigration order will remove Iraq from list of banned countries

New Trump immigration order will remove Iraq from list of banned countries

President Donald Trump`s new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary US travel ban, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed US officials.

Pentagon cites evidence of Islamic State 'exodus' from Raqqa

Pentagon cites evidence of Islamic State 'exodus' from Raqqa

A months-long campaign to isolate and pressure the Islamic State group's self-declared capital of Raqqa, Syria, is paying off as the administrative backbone of the militant organisation is beginning to crack, the Pentagon has said.

US not ready 'right now' for military collaboration with Russia: Mattis

The US military is not yet ready to cooperate with Russia, Pentagon chief James Mattis said Thursday after Moscow's defence minister called for better ties.

Russian spy ship spotted near US coast of Connecticut

Russian spy ship spotted near US coast of Connecticut

A Russian spy ship sits 30 miles off the US coast of Connecticut, according to an American defence official.

Pentagon strongly condemns North Korea missile test

Pentagon strongly condemns North Korea missile test

Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said North Korea's "unlawful weapons programs" were a clear and grave threat to national security. 

Pentagon failed to disclose up to thousands of air strikes: Report

Pentagon failed to disclose up to thousands of air strikes: Report

The Pentagon has failed to disclose up to thousands of air strikes the U.S. military carried out over several years in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan against militants in those countries, the Military Times reported on Sunday.

United States, South Korea to strengthen defenses against North Korea

United States, South Korea to strengthen defenses against North Korea

The two leaders agreed to take steps to strengthen joint defense capabilities to defend against the North Korean threat.

Pentagon successfully tests micro-drone swarm

The Pentagon may soon be unleashing a 21st-century version of locusts on its adversaries after officials said it had successfully tested a swarm of 103 micro-drones.

Pentagon says it can protect U.S., allies from N. Korean missile threats

The U.S. Defense Department, reacting to North Korea`s statement that it plans to test an intercontinental allistic missile, said on Tuesday it was confident in its ability to protect U.S. allies and the U.S. homeland from threats from Pyongyang.

Defence relationship with India on excellent path and will continue to be so: Pentagon

Defence relationship with India on excellent path and will continue to be so: Pentagon

The Indo-US defence relationship is on an excellent path and will continue to be so in the next administration and beyond, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, days ahead of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

Pentagon warns North Korea following claim of ICBM reaching US shores

Pentagon warns North Korea following claim of ICBM reaching US shores

"The toughly worded US statement called on "all states" to show the North that any unlawful actions would have "consequences", reports the Guardian.

 US says Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi alive, still leading

US says Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi alive, still leading

The Pentagon said Friday it believes that Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is indeed alive, despite repeated efforts by the US-led coalition to take out the jihadist group leader.

US drone strikes kill 28 al Qaeda suspects in Yemen: Pentagon

As many as 28 suspected militants linked to the terrorist group Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have recently been killed in nine separate US drone strikes across Yemen, the Pentagon said.

US says China has returned seized sea drone

A Chinese naval vessel seized the probe around 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay in the Philippines last week.

Donald Trump attacks China, says 'US should let Beijing keep Navy's underwater drone'

Donald Trump attacks China, says 'US should let Beijing keep Navy's underwater drone'

Continuing to take jabs at China, President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday said the US should let China keep the Navy's underwater drone after Beijing agreed to give back the unmanned glider that it seized in the disputed South China Sea.