Milky Way telescope
European Space Agency launches advanced telescope designed to detect a billion stars and provide the most detailed map yet of the Milky Way.
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A day trip around sightseeing spots in the Japanese capital is US$45, plus travel – by parcel post – from and to the toy’s home address.
West Brom’s magic touch fading fast
Hull City’s visit will help reveal if West Bromwich Albion, the model for mid-table overachievement in recent years, are slipping into the Championship.
Road test: 2014 Nissan Patrol will retain crown as king of the road
This familiar sight on UAE highways and on the dunes should continue its reign, writes Kevin Hackett.
Video: India outraged over diplomat’s arrest in New York
US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed regret to India amid controversy around the arrest of an Indian senior diplomat.
When silence is deadly
Like many organised crime syndicates, The Network relied on 'omerta', the mafia-derived code of honour that enforces a strict rule of silence.
October 24, 2013
Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, insists that Turkey has a right to make procurement decisions based on its own national interests and without Nato interference. Thomas Seibert reports Read Article
October 22, 2013
At a Nato conference in Dubai, the organisation presented its approach to Gulf cooperation. Read Article
March 13, 2013
A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan has killed five American service members. Read Article
February 20, 2013
Idex 2013: The UAE has been advised by Nato to enter into sophisticated ballistic missile defence training in the Mediterranean to counter any potential threats. Read Article
January 8, 2013
The Dutch military is shipping its Patriot missiles to fellow Nato member Turkey to boost its air defenses amid the escalating war in neighbouring Syria. Read Article
December 20, 2012
Several protest marches have been held against the missile deployment and more are planned this weekend. Read Article
December 5, 2012
Serbia's ambassador to Nato has jumped to his death off a parking garage platform at Brussels Airport while surrounded by his country's delegation. Read Article
November 26, 2012
Turkey's military said a delegation of Turkish and Nato officials will start surveying sites for the possible deployment of Patriot missiles on Turkey's border with Syria. Read Article
October 26, 2012
Residents of the one-time Qaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid are at risk of revenge attacks by Libyan government-aligned forces who have entered the town, Human Rights Watch warns. Read Article
October 10, 2012
Prospect of a broader military confrontation between Turkey and Syria draws closer as Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara is "preparing for all eventualities". Read Article
September 17, 2012
Nato was accused of killing eight women yesterday, capping a weekend which saw six soldiers shot dead by presumed Afghan colleagues and a Taliban assault cause unprecedented losses on one of the biggest military bases in the country. Read Article
September 16, 2012
At least one Afghan police officer turned his gun on Nato troops at a remote checkpoint in southern Afghanistan before dawn today, killing four US service members before escaping. Read Article