Military

Kyiv says annexation votes 'will not have any influence' on battlefield

"The main thing is that these actions, this decision by (Russian President Vladimir) Putin, will not have any influence on the politics, diplomacy and actions of Ukraine on the battlefield."

published on : 27th September 2022

Recruitment officer shot at in Russian military mobilisation centre as Kremlin admits errors

The man who fired at the military registration and enlistment office was immediately arrested, Irkutsk governor Igor Kobzev said, and "will definitely be punished!"

published on : 26th September 2022

Myanmar spiralling 'from bad to worse, to horrific', says rights expert

The Myanmar military is committing war crimes and crimes against humanity daily, including murder, sexual violence, torture, and the targeting of civilians.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Fear, defiance as fighting rages in Myanmar's north

Often armed with little more than homemade weapons and knowledge of the terrain, some of these groups have surprised the military with their effectiveness, according to some analysts.

published on : 20th September 2022

Taliban, Pakistani military trade barbs over clash along Durand Line border

The media affairs wing of Pakistan military said that three Pakistani soldiers were killed in firing by "terrorists from inside Afghanistan" in the general area of Kharlachi, Kurram tribal district.

published on : 15th September 2022

Ukraine reclaims swathes of east in shock offensive to oust Russia

Around Balakliya, one of the first towns to be recaptured by Ukrainian troops, AFP journalists saw evidence of fierce battles, with buildings destroyed or damaged and streets mainly deserted.

published on : 11th September 2022

Road, military station in Arunachal's Kibithu named after late Gen Bipin Rawat

A circle under Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh, Kibithu is considered an important location from the military perspective.

published on : 10th September 2022

Another US congressional delegation in Taiwan amid tensions

Referring to China's military threats, Tsai said the delegation's visit "conveys rock solid support for Taiwan from the US Congress"/ "Taiwan will not bow to pressure or coercion," Tsai said.

published on : 8th September 2022

US approves up to USD 675 million in further military aid to Ukraine 

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said that the package includes howitzers, artillery munitions, Humvees, armored ambulances, anti-tank systems and more.

published on : 8th September 2022

New Israeli rules on foreigners tighten control in West Bank; seen as attempt to 'isolate Palestinian society'

The wide-ranging policy imposes rules on foreigners who marry Palestinians or who come to the West Bank to work, volunteer, study or teach. The rules do not apply to people visiting Israel.

published on : 5th September 2022

Military reserves, civil defense worry Taiwan as China looms

The number of combat-ready reservists "who could immediately join front-line battles" is only about 300,000, said Wang Ting-yu, a lawmaker from the governing Democratic Progressive Party.

published on : 5th September 2022

Israel announces new rules for foreigners in West Bank

The US ambassador expressed concern over the rules, and critics said they merely entrenched Israel's 55-year control over the Palestinian population in the territory.

published on : 5th September 2022

Sexual assaults in US military reach new record: Pentagon

The sharpest rise in assaults came in the army, up by 26 per cent, followed by the navy, up 19 per cent, and two per cent each in the air force and marines. 

published on : 2nd September 2022

Vostok 2022 drills: Amid LAC tensions, India, China to take part in military exercise in Russia

There were no immediate comments from the Indian Army or the Ministry of Defence in New Delhi on the participation of Indian soldiers at the Vostok-2022 military exercises in Russia.

published on : 29th August 2022

Joe Biden announces nearly USD 3 billion in new military aid for Ukraine

The announcement comes as Ukraine is celebrating its 1991 declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.

published on : 24th August 2022

Ukraine marks Independence Day six months after start of war

Wednesday’s holiday commemorates Ukraine’s 1991 declaration of independence from the Soviet Union.

published on : 24th August 2022

Myanmar issue bad news for act East thrust

With the Chinese entrenching themselves firmly in Myanmar’s economy and defence, Indian worries over the security implications for its sensitive Northeast will grow.

published on : 24th August 2022

No threat could shake Taiwanese resolve to defend island: President Tsai Ing-wen

Taiwan lives under constant threat of an invasion by China, which claims the self-ruled democracy as part of its territory to be seized one day -- by force if necessary.

published on : 23rd August 2022

United States, South Korea begin biggest military training in years amid North threats

The drills could draw an angry response from North Korea, which has dialed up its weapons testing activity to a record pace this year.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Russia deploys hypersonic missiles to its Baltic exclave

Russia's Defense Ministry said three MiG-31 fighters with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles arrived at Chkalovsk airbase in the Baltic Sea enclave as part of "additional measures of strategic deterrence.

published on : 19th August 2022
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