Security

China has officially opened its first overseas naval base in Djibouti. A major step for the country's expansion of its military presence abroad.

China has deployed troops to its first overseas naval base in Djibouti.

China's newest military transport plane entered service extending Beijing's ability to deploy its fighting forces around the world.

The chief of the UN mission in Mali promised extra support for personnel at a tribute ceremony for the first Chinese peacekeeper killed in Mali.

West Africa should "think harder" about developing a new anti-terror force, a top regional official said.

A Chinese peacekeeper and three civilians working for the UN's Mali mission have become the latest casualties of the troubled outfit.

The UN Security Council requested a special report about weapons flows to South Sudan.

Uganda promised to halt military cooperation with old ally North Korea.

The United Nations is reaching out to China as it pulls together a standby force of 15,000 troops for quick deployment to conflict zones

The United States has fully lifted its ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, President Barack Obama announced on Monday during a visit to Hanoi.