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RAAF spy plane flies over Iraq as Australia joins fight against Islamic...

Australian refuelling and surveillance planes will today start flying over Iraq in support of the...

Islamic militants behead captured Kurds in Syria

Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria‑Turkey border.

Hockey signals more budget cuts

Treasurer Joe Hockey has signalled more budget cuts are on the way to pay for new defence and security spending. In August, the Government announced a $630...

British jets strike IS jihadists west of Baghdad

British fighter jets fired on Islamic State militants west of Baghdad overnight, the Ministry of Defence said Wednesday, in their second strikes in as many...

 

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Encana to buy Athlon in biggest Canadian US crude purchase

Encana Corp. agreed to pay $5.93 billion for Athlon Energy Inc., gaining a foothold in a Texas oil field with soaring output in the biggest announced...

Secret Service chief Pierson resigns amid security lapses

Embattled U. S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, the first woman to lead the agency in charge of protecting the president, resigned amid mounting...

TiVo introduces Android app to stream shows on mobile devices

TiVo Inc., a maker of digital video recorders, is introducing a mobile application for users to stream...

Coca-Cola reins in stock compensation plan in wake of criticism

Coca‑Cola Co., whose equity- compensation plan was criticized by some investors for being...