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Complex Isis bureaucracy includes department of ‘War Spoils’

Seized documents detail the militant group's plan to manage revenue streams - including pillaged oil - and oversee subjugated populations.

FBI identifies US navy yard gunman

The FBI has identified the dead gunman who killed 12 people at a Washington navy yard and eliminated the possibility of a second suspect.

Washington navy yard shooting leaves several dead

At least 12 people have been killed in a shooting, where one suspected gunman was among the dead, while authorities search for other assailants.

US plans defences in Guam after N Korea’s nuke threats

The United States says it will soon send a missile defence system to Guam to defend it from "a real and clear danger" from North Korea.

N Korea readies missiles after US stealth bombers fly over South

North Korea has put its missile units on standby to attack US military bases in South Korea and the Pacific.

US officer says Nato attack on Pakistan was not intentional

A top US military officer says a Nato attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers was not deliberate, while Pakistan maintains Nato forces were alerted.

New York on edge as 9/11 threat deemed ‘credible’

New York police were out in force on Friday in response to intelligence about a car bomb plot linked to the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Letters to the Editor: February 4

<em>M&G</em> readers share their thoughts on various reports in our newspaper.

US demands immediate end to Egypt’s emergency law

The United States on Tuesday set out four steps Cairo must take to end Egypt's crisis, telling its ally to stop harassing protesters.

Rumsfeld warns on effort to prosecute Bush abroad

Donald Rumsfeld, defence secretary under George Bush, says that attempts to prosecute the ex-president are a misguided response to US public policy.

Gates: China’s military advances challenge US power

A United States military presence in the Pacific is essential to restrain Chinese assertiveness, Washington's defence chief said on Friday.

US again urges North Korea to meet its obligations

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates on Friday held out the possibility of a resumption of six-party talks if North Korea ceases provocations.

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