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An air strike by US military forces struck an area where leaders of Somalia's al Qaeda-linked militants were meeting, intelligence sources said on Tuesday, but it was unclear whether any insurgent commanders were killed.
Russia will update its military doctrine this year to take account of new threats including the Ukraine crisis, a Kremlin security aide said on Tuesday in forceful comments that highlighted a deepening Cold War-style standoff with NATO.
Iraqi forces made more progress Tuesday in their fightback against jihadists, but in Baghdad anger boiled over as hundreds stormed parliament over the fate of missing soldiers who surrendered in June.
Senator Juan Ponce Enrile’s former chief of staff Gigi Reyes on Tuesday asked the Sandiganbayan for permission to have her brain scanned, following facial spasms.
The Sandiganbayan has junked half the graft cases filed against Department of Budget and Management Undersecretary Mario Relampagos and three others, in connection with the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam.
In less than 10 minutes, the Senate finance committee on Tuesday afternoon approved the proposed P222.6-million budget of the Office of the Vice President for 2015.