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World 02 Dec 2020 | 2:11 AM

Germany uncovers suspected far-right 'Reichsbuerger' in armed forces

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany military intelligence has opened an investigation into eight civilian employees of the armed forces suspected of belonging to the far-right "Reichsbuerger" movement that denies the existence of the modern German state.

World 01 Dec 2020 | 11:24 PM

Russia deploys advanced S-300 missiles to disputed islands near Japan

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday it had deployed a number of its new S-300V4 missile defence systems for combat duty on a disputed chain of islands near Japan, a move that is likely to anger Tokyo.

Thailand 01 Dec 2020 | 7:00 AM

Five Thai protest leaders charged

THAI police have charged five key leaders of the country’s pro-democracy protest movement under the kingdom’s tough royal defamation laws, the first such use of the controversial legislation in two years.

World 28 Nov 2020 | 11:47 PM

Russia scrambles fighter jet to escort U.S. spy plane over Black Sea - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia scrambled an Su-27 fighter jet to intercept a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance plane flying over neutral waters in the Black Sea, the RIA news agency cited Russia's defence ministry as saying on Saturday.

World 28 Nov 2020 | 4:09 AM

German troops suspected of running anti-Semitic chat group - document

BERLIN (Reuters) - German authorities have uncovered a group of soldiers suspected of organising a chat group relating to anti-Semitism, right-wing extremism and pornography, according to a Defence Ministry document seen by Reuters.

World 27 Nov 2020 | 11:59 PM

Factbox: Who is the Iranian scientist killed in Tehran?

(Reuters) - Prominent Iranian military scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, killed in an attack outside Tehran on Friday, was widely seen by Western intelligence as the mastermind of clandestine Iranian efforts to develop nuclear weapons.