‘I will continue to fight’: South Korea’s first transgender soldier vows to oppose dismissal

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s first transgender soldier said on Wednesday she would sue the military after it announced it would dismiss her for undergoing gender reassignment surgery last... Read more »

Flying metal from Spanish factory blast may have killed man 2km away: authorities

MADRID (Reuters) – A flying plate of metal may have killed a man some 2km away from the site of a huge chemical plant explosion in northeastern Spain when... Read more »

Russia’s Putin oversees hypersonic missile test in Crimea: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw military exercises near Crimea on Thursday, which included the launch of the hypersonic ‘Kinzhal’ missile, the TASS news agency reported. Russia... Read more »

Taiwan’s military chief among eight dead in helicopter crash

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s top military official was among eight people killed on Thursday, after a helicopter carrying them to visit soldiers crashed in a mountainous area near the... Read more »

Taiwan top military official missing after helicopter made emergency landing

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s top military official is missing after a helicopter made an emergency landing in northern Taiwan, the island’s defense ministry said on Thursday. The defense ministry... Read more »

Venezuela arrests deserted soldier, indigenous people after attack on military base

CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela has arrested a deserted soldier among at least six people who the government said were responsible for an attack on a remote military outpost... Read more »

New Jersey gun battle leaves six dead, including cop and both suspects

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Police waged an hours-long gunfight with two men armed with high-powered rifles on Tuesday in and around a New Jersey cemetery and kosher market, leaving... Read more »

U.S. Navy sailor shoots two at Pearl Harbor base, takes own life

(Reuters) – A U.S. Navy sailor on Wednesday shot and killed two civilians working at Hawaii’s historic military base of Pearl Harbor, and injured a third, military officials said,... Read more »

Rattled by journalist murder probe, Malta’s ruling party meets to decide PM’s future

VALETTA (Reuters) – Lawmakers from Malta’s ruling Labour Party met on Sunday to decide the future of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat amid a crisis sparked by the investigation into... Read more »

Navy SEAL case closed as far as top U.S. general concerned

MANAMA (Reuters) – The top U.S. general said on Monday that as far as he was concerned the case of a Navy SEAL convicted of battlefield misconduct in Iraq... Read more »