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Philippines' Duterte plays down China military facilities in disputed sea

Philippines' Duterte plays down China military facilities in disputed sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought on Monday to allay fears about China's construction of military bases on manmade islands in the South China Sea ...

US-led strikes kill 100 pro-regime personnel in Syria: military

US-led strikes kill 100 pro-regime personnel in Syria: military

The US-led anti-jihadist coalition carried out strikes in ‘self-defence’ against forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, leaving an estimated more than 100 pro-regime personnel dead ...

One dead, another missing in Japan army helicopter crash

One dead, another missing in Japan army helicopter crash

A 26-year-old co-pilot was found unconscious following the crash in the town of Kanzaki and later confirmed dead, a defence ministry spokesman said.

N Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Olympics: report

N Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Olympics: report

North Korea is preparing a lavish display of its military strength in a parade on the eve of next month's Winter Olympics in the South, despite a rare sporting detente with Seoul, it was reported Thursday.

US troops gather outside Pentagon in #MeTooMilitary protest

US troops gather outside Pentagon in #MeTooMilitary protest

A group of active and retired US troops gathered in freezing temperatures outside the Pentagon on Monday to bring attention to sexual assault and harassment in the military.

Kim says N.Korea could participate in South's Winter Olympics

Kim says N.Korea could participate in South's Winter Olympics

Kim Jong-Un on Monday gave the first indication that North Korea could participate in next month's Winter Olympics in the South, despite tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

Qatar, UK military academies hold joint exercise

Qatar, UK military academies hold joint exercise

The Directorate of Defence Communication at the Ministry of Defence has announced that the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK, in collaboration with Ahmad bin Mohamed Military College ...

Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre: ministry

Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre: ministry

Militants stormed an intelligence agency training facility in Kabul on Monday, officials said, triggering intense fighting with police in the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital.

Emir meets UK defence secretary

Emir meets UK defence secretary

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met on Monday with UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson and his accompanying delegation.

EU launches defence pact with submarine drones

EU launches defence pact with submarine drones

The EU unveiled on Monday a raft of new joint defence projects including submarine drones and cyber attack rapid response teams as it launched a landmark pact on boosting military cooperation.

UAE and Saudi Arabia form new alliance

UAE and Saudi Arabia form new alliance

The move comes with Kuwait hosting a two-day summit of the GCC, which is riven by divisions after Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Qatar earlier this year.

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang's state media said Saturday, with a propaganda-filled display of fireworks and dancing in public squares.