Us Troops

116 results

US secretary of state John Kerry   with Poland’s foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski at the Nato summit in Warsaw, Poland.  Mr Waszczykowski said Europe and the US need  “a more active, energetic Nato that takes practical steps to ensure the real safety of its citizens.” Photograph: Jerzy Dudek/Reuters

Nato leaders gathered for dinner on Friday night in the historic surroundings of the Column Hall in Warsaw’s presidential palace. The room was the sit(...)

A woman lights a candle at a makeshift memorial at Dallas Police Headquarters, one day after a lone gunman ambushed and killed five police officers at a protest decrying police shootings of black men, in Dallas. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

US president Barack Obama will cut short his visit to Europe for talks with Nato and EU leaders to visit Dallas where five policemen were shot dead an(...)

Hollie Swift and member of staff in the DSPCA applies sun cream to Fergi the saddleback pig in this picture from 2013. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Sunscreens can be a little bewildering to an Irish person raised on a diet of heavy clouds, rain, and all-too-brief bursts of sunshine, followed, in (...)

Men leave after Friday prayers at the main mosque in Podujevo, Kosovo. Idriz Bilalli, a moderate imam there, received death threats after campaigning against the spread of unauthorised mosques and Wahhabi teaching. Photograph: Andrew Testa/New York Times

Every Friday, just yards from a statue of Bill Clinton with arm aloft in a cheery wave, hundreds of young bearded men make a show of kneeling to pray (...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping at the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia, in Beijing. Photograph: Kenzaburo Fukuhara/AFP/Getty Images

President Xi Jinping has said China will never allow chaos and war on the Korean peninsula and reiterated his call for North Korea to rein in its nuc(...)

South Korean Marines, wearing blue headbands on their helmets, and US Marines move together during the annual joint military exercise Key Resolve and Foal Eagle by South Korea and the United States in Pohang, South Korea on Monday. Photograph:  Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP

South Korean and US troops began large-scale military exercises on Monday in an annual test of their defences against North Korea, which called the dr(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12