A new report from Chatham House has warned that cybersecurity "vulnerabilities" could lead to accidental nuclear wars, if not tackled by governments.
The Myanmar military has admitted killing 10 Rohingya people whose bodies were found in a mass grave in Inn Dinn village.
Reports have suggested that the upcoming Nuclear Posture Review will outline administration plans to develop smaller nuclear warheads and loosen restrictions on their usage.
Abu Omer – known as "White Beard" thanks to his impressive facial hair – was arrested in Mosul at the beginning of the year
Emir was one of six children killed by Syrian and Russian air strikes on Eastern Ghouta on Monday. Since 29 December, 126 people, including 29 children, have lost their lives.
The UK has lost track of hundreds of British jihadist fighters who travelled to the Middle East to join radical Islamic groups, the security minister admitted.
Myanmar pledged that Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh by the hundreds of thousands would start their journey home later this month. However, few believe that will happen.
U.N. Congo mission spokeswoman Florence Marchal said at least 82 people have been arrested across the country in connection with Sunday's protests.
Iraqi courts are sending alleged Islamic State fighters to death in rapid-fire trials lasting less than 20 minutes, according to reports.
The attack, which involved at least three explosions, occurred during a panel discussion on the anniversary of the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Isis fighters fleeing Iraq and Syria are thought to have headed towards Turkey, the route many British travelled to join the group.
A few desperately sick children have been evacuated to hospitals in Damascus from the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, but many more remain.
Newly released documents show how Prince Philip had opposed the nuclear arms race during the Cold War.
A North Korean soldier who defected is said to have anthrax antibodies in his system, raising fears in Seoul over its weapons capabilities.
A new Isis propaganda video calls on lone wolves to launch attacks on revellers celebrating Christmas and New Year's Eve in the West.
China called for restraint Monday, with Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying saying that nations should "make positive and constructive efforts to de-escalate tensions" on the Korean Peninsula.
Both the Taliban and the local Islamic State affiliate have carried out several past attacks in the capital, mainly targeting security forces.
Pakistani fire kills 4 Indian soldiers along disputed border of Kashmir as tensions between two countries over Himalayan region escalate.
Kim Jong-un's North Korea is a threat but war with America can still be averted with robust diplomacy backed by military strength, Jim Mattis told US troops.
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