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

Indian, Chinese troops to take part in military exercises in Russia

The drills are unrelated to the current international and regional situation, it said, apparently referring to the Ukraine war as well as the Ladakh standoff.

published on : 18th August 2022

Taiwan, China hold opposing military drills amid tensions

China sees the island as a breakaway province to be annexed by force if necessary, and considers visits to Taiwan by foreign officials as recognizing its sovereignty.

published on : 17th August 2022

Israel carried out Gaza strike that killed 5 minors: Reports

Residents said a projectile fell from the air and exploded in the cemetery.

published on : 16th August 2022

US, South Korea to hold expanded military drills next week

The allies' summertime drills, which will take place from Aug. 22 in South Korea, will include field exercises involving aircraft, warships, tanks and potentially tens of thousands of troops.

published on : 16th August 2022

China announces new drills as US delegation visits Taiwan

Pelosi was the highest-level member of the US govt to visit Taiwan in 25 years, and her trip prompted nearly two weeks of threatening military exercises by China, which claims the island as its own. 

published on : 15th August 2022

US lawmakers to meet Taiwan president amid soaring tensions with China over Nancy Pelosi's visit   

Taiwan's foreign ministry hailed the visit as another sign of a friendship between Taipei and Washington "that is not afraid of China's threats and intimidation".

published on : 15th August 2022

China sending fighter jets to Thailand for joint exercises

The Falcon Strike exercise will be held at the Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base in northern Thailand near the border with Laos. Thai fighter jets and aircrafts from both countries will also take part.

published on : 13th August 2022

India may give Sri Lanka Dornier 228 military aircraft

Sri Lanka’s former Foreign Minister G L Peiris had met External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to talk about buying the Dornier aircraft.

published on : 13th August 2022

'Collusion with external forces will lead to disaster': China renews Taiwan threats

Taiwan has called Beijing's claims to the self-governing democracy "wishful thinking" and launched its own military exercises.

published on : 11th August 2022

US cannot allow China's 'new normal' to pressure Taiwan with military drills, says Pelosi

"The visit delivered a clear statement that America's commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific is unshakeable," Pelosi noted.

published on : 11th August 2022

Taiwan holds military drill after China repeats threats

Artillery tucked in from the coast was lined up side by side, with armed soldiers in units firing the howitzers out to sea one after the other, a live stream showed.

published on : 11th August 2022

China issues white paper, warns it will not tolerate Taiwan 'separatists'

China's Taiwan Affairs Office on Wednesday issued a white paper laying out how it intends to claim the island through a range of economic incentives and military pressure.

published on : 10th August 2022
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