Purdue University, in collaboration with Princeton, has embarked on a five-year project to make the software of military drones and other unmanned machines hackproof.
An American citizen has been kidnapped in southern Niger, the senior state official in the area told AFP on Tuesday.
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Azerbaijan accused Armenia of a missile strike on a village in its Barda region near the frontline with Nagorno Karabakh that killed four people, but Yerevan denied carrying out an attack.
The United States said it had approved a $2.4 billion sale of 100 Harpoon coastal defense systems to Taiwan, defying Beijing's anger over a $1 billion missile deal last week.
Texas A&M University has been awarded a $20 million contract by the Department of Defense to set up a University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics.
At least seven students were killed and scores more wounded Tuesday in a bomb attack on a Koran study class at a religious school in northwestern Pakistan, officials said.
A car bomb attack on an Afghan police special forces base followed by an ongoing gun battle has killed three policemen and wounded dozens of people, officials said Tuesday.
Eight farmers have been killed by Boko Haram jihadists in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Monday.
Wearing camouflage and holding Kalashnikov rifles, volunteer villagers patrol a winding river in a Nagorno Karabakh valley, defending a strategic area between the disputed region's capital and Armenia.
Congolese soldiers have forced fighters from the main Burundian rebel force out of their stronghold in eastern Democratic of Congo, near the two countries' border.
Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 Turkey-backed rebels in northwestern Syria on Monday, a monitor said, in the bloodiest surge in violence since a truce almost eight months ago.