U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday announced four directives to further strengthen the department's prevention and response program against sexual assault crimes in the country's military sector.
As U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down, President Barack Obama is likely to choose a new defense chief who can play ball with the rest of the team, experts said.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday announced resignation of Chuck Hagel as the country's defense secretary, making the first change to his cabinet after the Democrats' heavy losses in both chambers of Congress in the midterm elections early this month.
U.S. President Barack Obama has asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to step down, making the first change to his cabinet after the Democrats' heavy loss in the midterm elections early this month, The New York Times reported Monday.
United States and coalition forces have made good progress in recent months against the Islamic State (IS), but the campaign will be "a long and difficult struggle," U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
The Pentagon chief on Thursday praised the progress made against the Islamic State (IS) as U.S.-led coalition continues to implement a comprehensive strategy aimed at destroying the militant group.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a measure to place under a 21-day supervised isolation regimen all military service members returning from Ebola response efforts in West Africa.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has not made a decision on a Joint Chiefs of Staff recommendation for how to handle the country's troops returning from areas affected by Ebola in West Africa, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday.
U.S. airstrikes and military assistance to Iraqi and Kurdish security forces have stalled the advance of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) forces around Erbil, Iraq, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Thursday.
About 130 American military advisers have arrived in Iraq to help with its humanitarian aid in north area of the country, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Tuesday.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has posed a threat to the civilized world, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Monday, days after Washington launched airstrikes against the Islamist fighters in northern Iraq.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday defended the release of five Taliban detainees in exchange for the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan.
Visiting Pentagon head Chuck Hagel Thursday called on the European allies to raise army budgets, to modernize military capabilities.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met on Wednesday with Georgian Minister of Defense Irakli Alasania to discuss the situation in Ukraine, according to a statement released by the U.S. Defense Department.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has stepped up consultations with Eastern European allies on the Ukraine situation amid Russia's activities along its border, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday.
Russia has assured the United States that it will not invade Ukraine, said the U.S. Department of Defense Monday.
Rescuers on Monday faced a growing race against time to find survivors from the rubble of devastated villages in Morocco's Atlas Mountains, three days after the country
Enrique Tarrio, the former national chairman of the far-right group Proud Boys, was sentenced on Tuesday to 22 years in jail for his role in the January 6, 2021, riot o
Thousands of people in Canada remain on evacuation orders as hundreds of fires burn across the country.Many evacuees continue to wait and monitor the news for updates o
Donald Trump will stand trial in March 2024 for trying to overturn his 2020 presidential election defeat, one day before Republican voters in more than a dozen U.S. sta
China's central bank held a meeting on Wednesday to enhance financial support for private enterprises, attended by high-ranking officials from regulatory bodies and rep
Climate change is undoubtedly the defining challenge of our time, but its effects are not equally distributed. In both developed and developing countries, environmental
Twelve years ago, after the Fukushima nuclear accident, Japan received assistance from all over the world. After 12 years, Japan has decided to put the whole human race
Zimbabweans voted on Wednesday with many citizens desperate for change after two decades of relentless economic chaos but skeptical that an election will help improve t
Srettha Thavisin from the Pheu Thai Party was elected as the new prime minister of Thailand on Tuesday after winning a simple majority in a parliamentary vote.Srettha w
Tens of thousands of Israelis protested in cities across the country on Saturday ahead of a key decision by the Supreme Court over legislation passed by the coalition w
Russian investigators confirmed that Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was killed in a plane crash earlier this week, according to Russian media on Sunday."As part
China's financial watchdogs announced Thursday that housing credit policies will be adjusted and optimized.The interest rates of existing mortgages for first-home purch
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to come to the United Nations headquarters in September, said Ferit Hoxha, Albania's UN ambassador, whose country ho
South Korea's majority opposition party and civic groups around the country stepped up protests on Wednesday against Japan's plan to release water from the Fukushima nu
Mexico's top political parties this week named their candidates for the 2024 presidential election.Both candidates are engineers and have political experience. And for
With less than two months until voters in Virginia decide whether Republicans will take full control of the general assembly or be forced to share power with Democrats,
At present, the global service trade is swiftly rising, emerging as the latest engine of worldwide economic growth. In March 2023, the latest "Global Trade Update" rele
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa won a second term in office, election officials said Saturday.Mnangagwa, 80, won 52.6 percent of the ballots against 44 percent
A new report shows that more than 76.4 percent of China's population are now internet users, with better digital skills than ever before.The report, released on Monday