Nov 21, 2012 12:07 EST
Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party said Wednesday it would look at establishing a permanent presence on uninhabited Tokyo-controlled islands at the centre of a dispute with China.
Nov 20, 2012 15:18 EST
The CIA has shuttered its unit dedicated to studying the impact of climate change on national security, shifting its activities elsewhere, an official said Tuesday.
Nov 15, 2012 14:28 EST
The White House said Thursday it was considering an executive order on cybersecurity after legislation on infrastructure protection failed again in the Senate.
Nov 15, 2012 04:00 EST
President Barack Obama assured Americans that the sex scandal that brought down CIA chief David Petraeus and ensnared another top general has not compromised national security.
Nov 14, 2012 19:51 EST
President Barack Obama assured Americans on Wednesday that the sex scandal that brought down CIA chief David Petraeus and ensnared another top general has not compromised national security.
Nov 14, 2012 18:46 EST
Senior US Republican lawmaker Eric Cantor defended his role Wednesday in the David Petraeus scandal, saying he had relied on the FBI to keep Congress informed about its probe of the CIA chief.
Nov 14, 2012 14:16 EST
US President Barack Obama gave his first public reaction Wednesday to the fall of CIA chief David Petraeus, saying he was aware of no breach of national security during the affair.
Nov 13, 2012 02:29 EST
Officials and media reacted with outrage after judges allowed terror suspect Abu Qatada, dubbed Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe, to go free on bail Tuesday.
Nov 13, 2012 01:37 EST
British officials and media reacted with outrage after judges allowed terror suspect Abu Qatada, dubbed Osama bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe, to go free on bail Tuesday.
Nov 12, 2012 18:44 EST
President Barack Obama's national security advisor met Monday with his Israeli counterpart at the White House for talks on the conflict in Syria and Iran's nuclear program, officials said.
Nov 12, 2012 16:54 EST
US lawmakers demanded to know on Monday why President Barack Obama was not informed for several months that his CIA chief David Petraeus was under investigation in an explosive sex scandal.
Nov 12, 2012 10:12 EST
Terror suspect Abu Qatada will be released on bail on Tuesday after he won his appeal against extradition to Jordan.
Nov 08, 2012 16:32 EST
Rights groups challenged President Barack Obama on Thursday to use his second term to close Guantanamo and end drone attacks, warrantless surveillance and extrajudicial killings.
Nov 06, 2012 15:53 EST
British police on Tuesday arrested a man over an alleged cyber-attack on the websites of Home Secretary Theresa May and her interior ministry.
Nov 06, 2012 05:32 EST
Home Secretary Theresa May will make a statement to parliament on Tuesday about how claims of child abuse at care homes in north Wales were handled by police.
Nov 05, 2012 21:05 EST
One of the five men accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks filed an appeal asking that the charges against him be dropped, after a court threw out the conviction of Osama bin Laden's ex-driver.
Nov 05, 2012 16:17 EST
Nigeria's national security adviser warned on Monday that the country's Boko Haram Islamists were increasing ties with other African extremist groups.
Nov 03, 2012 09:51 EDT
Nigerian security forces stormed the hideout of the kidnappers of a Turkish national in oil-rich Rivers State and killed 14 of them in a shootout, police said Saturday.
Nov 02, 2012 12:41 EDT
The United States said Friday it will allow additional oil tankers from the Gulf of Mexico to enter northeastern ports to provide more fuel to the region battered by Hurricane Sandy.
Nov 01, 2012 19:16 EDT
The Pentagon will no longer retain an exclusive contract with Blackberry maker Research in Motion and has invited companies such as Apple to offer smart phones to its vast work force.