A man wearing the uniform of an Afghan national police officer shot and killed three members of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in violence-plagued southern Afghanistan, the coalition said.
The British Ministry of Defence might place surface-to-air missiles on a water tower in a densely populated London neighborhood as part of security for the Olympic Games this summer, a ministry official said Sunday.
Prince William has arrived in the Falkland Islands for a routine deployment as part of a four-man search and rescue crew, Britain's Ministry of Defence said Thursday.
Prince William is to be deployed next February to the Falkland Islands in his role as a search and rescue pilot, the British Ministry of Defence said Thursday.
Aspiring James Bonds no longer need to be On Her Majesty's Secret Service to get kitted out with UK government-issue armored cars and expensive watches -- now they just need to be online.
A British soldier who was reported missing from a checkpoint in Afghanistan early Monday was found dead later in the day, the British Ministry of Defense announced.
The International Security Assistance Force announced Monday that it is investigating a possible friendly fire incident in southern Afghanistan that resulted in the death of a British soldier.
A British soldier has been killed in Afghanistan, Britain's Ministry of Defense said Wednesday.
A soldier died Sunday in southern Afghanistan, the British defense ministry said in a statement.
Britain's military chiefs have been told to prepare for a "leaner and less centralized" Ministry of Defence.
Fire crews have extinguished a fire at a nuclear weapons base west of London, the British Ministry of Defence said Wednesday.
Two British soldiers died in gunfire in southern Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defence said.
Three service members from the NATO-led forces in Afghanistan were killed in action Thursday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
June has become the deadliest month of the Afghan war for coalition troops, a grave milestone in the nearly nine-year-old conflict.
Six NATO-led troops were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.
A British marine died during an exchange of fire with insurgent forces in Afghanistan's Helmand Province, Britain's Ministry of Defence said Tuesday.
Four Americans and a Briton were killed in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, military officials said.
Two British soldiers were killed in a gunfight with insurgents in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Britain's Ministry of Defence said in a statement Saturday.
A United Kingdom soldier was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan's Helmand Province, Britain's Ministry of Defence said in a statement.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's second attempt to seat a new Cabinet failed Saturday with the parliament rejecting a majority of his selections.
Fourteen militants and three international troops died in fighting over the past 24 hours in Afghanistan, authorities said Saturday.
British Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth announced a public inquiry Wednesday into allegations that Iraqis were killed and abused after a firefight more than five years ago in the southern part of the country.
CNN's Atika Shubert reports on an investigation into allegations that British troops humiliated and abused Iraqis.
British authorities are investigating at least 30 claims that soldiers abused Iraqi civilians during the war, the British Ministry of Defence said Saturday.
Philip Shiner, a lawyer representing Iraqis accusing British troops of abuse, describes the abuse claims he is hearing about.
The British Ministry of Defence Wednesday named the five troops who were killed in Afghanistan in a shooting blamed on a "rogue" Afghan policeman.
A British Royal Marine was killed Saturday by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, Britain's Ministry of Defence said in a statement.
An alien with a lemon-shaped head and a jazz-themed encounter with a UFO at the Glastonbury Festival are among hundreds of UFO sightings detailed in the latest batch of documents released Monday by the UK's Ministry of Defence.
As British authorities prepare to resume an inquiry into a hotel clerk's death in Basra while held by British soldiers in 2003, a video has emerged allegedly showing a British soldier abusing Iraqi prisoners.
DNA testing to try to identify hundreds of bodies buried in a mass grave during World War I will start this week, the British and Australian ministries of defense announced Monday.
Three members of the British military have been killed in Afghanistan, the British military said Friday.
At least seven people were killed Friday in a roadside bombing in a southern Afghan border town, Afghan officials said.
Two British soldiers were killed in separate incidents Thursday in Afghanistan's Helmand province, the British military said Friday.
A disabled British Army Major completes the London Marathon after two weeks on the course, as CNN's Asieh Namdar reports.
British soldier Phil Packer was told a year ago that he would never walk again, but on Saturday he finished the London Marathon.
Four British soldiers have been killed in one day in separate attacks in Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defense announced Friday.
iReporter Billy Dennis asks Afghanistan's president when U.S. troops might withdraw from his country.
Last summer, Phil Packer was told he would probably never walk again. On Saturday, he plans to finish the London Marathon.
Four British soldiers died Wednesday in Afghanistan, bringing the number of international troops killed since Friday in the war-torn country to 11.
A British soldier was killed on New Year's Day by an explosion in southern Afghanistan, Britain's Ministry of Defense said Friday.
A British Royal Marine was killed during combat on Wednesday in southern Afghanistan, the British Defense Ministry confirmed on Thursday.
Thousands of documents about reported UFO sightings -- ranging from calm accounts by professional pilots to unhinged rants about the extraterrestrial menace -- have been released by the British Ministry of Defence.
A British soldier from Prince Harry's regiment has died in an explosion in Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defense says.
Animal rights campaigners were holding a meeting Tuesday with Britain's Ministry of Defence to argue against the use of bearskin in the iconic furry headgear worn by royal guards at Buckingham Palace.
One Danish and one British soldier have died in fighting over the last 24 hours in southern Afghanistan's volatile Helmand province.
The UK Ministry of Defence confirmed Thursday that it has agreed to pay £2.83 million ($5.58 million) to the family of an Iraqi who died while being detained by UK troops and several other men who were mistreated.
Britain's Prince William has helped the U.S. Coast Guard bust a drug smuggling boat carrying cocaine worth a minimum of $80 million.
Britain's Ministry of Defense has released files on UFO sightings dating back to the 1970s, including witness accounts and the government's response.
CNN's Phil Black reports on why Britain?s Ministry of Defence says it's revealing everything it knows about UFOs.
This week Britain's Ministry of Defence begins releasing all its files about UFOs on a government website, free for download
Emotion-detecting robot cars will face off against eavesdropping flying saucers in the English countryside when scientists, academics and schoolchildren compete later this year to design the next generation of military equipment
The British government says its troops were responsible for an airstrike Tuesday that killed two women and two children in southern Afghanistan. At least 10 others were injured.
British Royal Air Force commanders are urging more than 2,000 personnel at a base in eastern England not to wear their uniforms in public after the troops reportedly faced months of verbal attacks from nearby anti-war residents.
Royal Air force personnel are being warned not to wear uniforms off-duty for fear of harassment. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.
The UK's Prince Harry has been serving on the frontline in Afghanistan and seen combat, but his deployment will be reviewed after the news was leaked by a U.S. Web site, the UK Ministry of Defense confirmed Thursday.
Fresh from a trip to Iraq, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown arrived in Afghanistan Monday on an unannounced visit to meet with Afghan leaders and British troops who are part of NATO's International Security Assistance Force.
A car bomb struck a police checkpoint in central Ramadi Wednesday morning, killing five people, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official has said.
Prince William's former Sandhurst academy platoon leader was killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan, making him the highest-ranking British officer to die since operations started there nearly six years ago.
A British soldier was killed and two others were wounded in a blast in southern Afghanistan, the British Defence Ministry said on Friday.
Afghan and coalition forces engaged in another fierce battle with Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing more than 40 insurgents in the 12-hour engagement in northern Kandahar province, the U.S. military said.
Two British soldiers were killed and another soldier and an interpreter were wounded in a bomb blast Wednesday in the Helmand province of Afghanistan, Britain's Defense Ministry said.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has dismissed a suggestion that a withdrawal by UK troops from their base in the southern Iraqi city of Basra was a defeat, insisting it was an "organized" move.
Friendly fire kills 3 Britons
Three British soldiers were killed in a suspected "friendly fire" incident involving a bomb dropped from a U.S. fighter plane during a clash with Taliban militants in Afghanistan, military officials said Friday.
A British soldier on a routine patrol was killed in a firefight with Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan Friday, the British Defense Ministry said.
Satellite tracking data shows that a group of 15 British military personnel captured by Iran last Friday never strayed outside Iraqi waters, according to Britain's Ministry of Defence.
Iran says the 15 British sailors and marines seized by Iran in the Persian Gulf have confessed to trespassing into Iranian territory, the semi-official FARS News Agency reported Saturday.
Two Royal Navy sailors were killed in an accident aboard HMS Tireless, a nuclear submarine, Britain's Ministry of Defense said Wednesday.
One person was killed and three were injured Wednesday in a mid-air collision of Royal Air Force helicopters, the British Ministry of Defense said.
Two children were killed and three British soldiers were wounded in a suicide attack in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province Thursday, police and military officials said.
Three British soldiers died on Wednesday in southern Afghanistan in separate incidents in Helmand province, the British Defense Ministry said.
Three British soldiers were killed Tuesday when their vehicle came under fire in southern Afghanistan, according to the British Ministry of Defense and NATO.
Two British soldiers have been killed in a roadside bomb attack in Basra, the UK Ministry of Defence said.
Laptops are a business traveler's lifeline, so the theft of these vital work tools can be devastating.
It sounds like something only Tom Cruise would have access to in a "Mission Impossible" film, but thousands of British people are now sending self-destructing text messages.
Little more than a month before the start of the Iraq war, State Department officials said they warned U.S. military planners about possible "serious planning gaps" for the post-war period, according to newly declassified documents obtained by George Washington University.
The Last Post, one of the most traditional military sounds, is going high-tech with a press-of-the-button electronic version of the bugle to play the stirring ceremonial call.
A U.S. Navy crew and two robotic submersibles left for Russia's Pacific coast Friday in a race against time to rescue seven Russian sailors trapped in a mini-sub, U.S. Naval officials said.
A British military convoy has been hit by a roadside bomb on a southern Iraq highway, killing one British soldier and wounding several others.
A military court has sentenced three British soldiers to prison for abusing Iraqi detainees in southern Iraq.
British defense officials are investigating accounts given by five men who claim to be the victims of an abuse scandal at a British base in Iraq.
Up to 15 British troops have been killed in the crash of a transport plane in Iraq, according to the UK Press Association.
A British soldier with the Black Watch Regiment has been killed and two others were wounded when a roadside bomb ripped through the armored vehicle they were traveling in near Baghdad, the British Ministry of Defense has said.
A Canadian submarine bought off Britain four days ago is drifting in rough seas as British ships try to reach it to tow it ashore.
Britain has launched a rescue operation to recover the crew of a Canadian submarine after a fire on board the vessel, the UK Ministry of Defense has said.
Britain launched a rescue operation to recover the crew of a Canadian submarine after a fire on board the vessel in the Atlantic, the UK Ministry of Defense says.
Six British soldiers have been killed in a helicopter crash during military exercises in the Czech Republic, the Czech ministry of defense says.
A British soldier has been killed during a gun battle with insurgents in Iraq's southern city of Basra, according to a spokesman from the British Ministry of Defence.
Eight British servicemen detained for three days in Iran after their boats strayed into Iranian territorial waters have returned to their base in southern Iraq, UK officials said.
Iran has confiscated three British vessels that had crossed into Iran's territorial waters and arrested eight sailors aboard the ships, the Iranian foreign ministry says.
Britain will send an extra 270 troops to Iraq as part of a rotation of forces based there, according to the British Ministry of Defense.
British defense chiefs have admitted to "concern" over a Â£5 billion ($8.77bn) order for U.S. fighter jets said to be too heavy to take off from Royal Navy ships.
A British court has cleared the way for 12 Iraqi families to challenge the UK government's refusal to hold independent inquiries into the deaths of their relatives.
British Royal Navy divers on Thursday led to safety all six explorers trapped in a warren of caves in eastern Mexico.
Britain's failure to prepare its troops properly for the postwar situation in Iraq stretched the force to its limit and cost it goodwill with Iraqis, according to a parliamentary report.
An explosion near a British military base in the Afghan capital of Kabul has killed a British soldier and wounded four others, the British Ministry of Defense has confirmed.
Britain's Ministry of Defence came under fire on a third front in a week Friday when a report highlighted cost overruns on heavy equipment to the tune of Â£3.1 billion (US$5.6 billion) in the year to last March.
The British Ministry of Defense says it is considering making enhanced body armor available to all UK troops in the wake of a political row over the death of a soldier in Iraq.
Revelations that a British soldier had to hand back his body armor shortly before he was killed in Iraq has prompted calls for Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon to quit.
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