Hanoi (AFP) Oct 22, 2014 Vietnam's sudden release of a top dissident who was shuttled from jail to the United States is part of an attempt to secure powerful allies amid a simmering maritime dispute with China, analysts said Wednesday.
The LCR-350 system by Northrop Grumman LITEF, for use in military and civilian rotary and fixed-wing aircraft, provides flight control data on heading and attitude. Northrop Grumman said production of the LCR-350 units for Airbus Helicopters w
Arbil, Iraq (AFP) Oct 22, 2014 Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers agreed Wednesday to send much-needed reinforcements to fellow Kurds battling to stop the key Syrian border town of Kobane from falling into the hands of the Islamic State group.
United Nations, United States (AFP) Oct 21, 2014 Iraq's Yazidi minority is facing what may amount to an "attempted genocide" at the hands of Islamist fighters, a senior UN rights official said Tuesday after visiting northern Iraq.
Brussels (AFP) Oct 22, 2014 NATO fighter jets intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea after it breached Estonian airspace, the alliance said Wednesday in the latest of such incidents amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine.