China will mark the anniversary of the end of World War II with a massive military parade through Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Thursday. But the government wants people to stay home and watch it on TV.
Kiev was rocked by an explosion near Ukraine's Parliament building — an interruption in what has been a peaceful, even pleasant summer. A local resident says it's a reminder of what the city has partly tried to forget: that there's a war on just a few hundred miles away.
Tens of thousands people gathered in the rain this Sunday in Japan's capital to protest proposed legislation that would change the way Japanese defense forces can operate. But the government is still expected to pass the new laws.
By 2016, US military combat roles are supposed to be integrated. But this female Marine commander says she was fired when she pushed other women to improve their training scores to reach the levels of men.
Tensions between North and South Korea are high again after two South Korean soldiers were injured by landmines that South Korea says were planted by the North. The South responded with words — very loud words blasted from speakers along the border — which soon escalated into an artillery exchange.