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Japan says human error likely cause of F-35A jet crash

Japan says human error likely cause of F-35A jet crash

Human error was the likely cause of an F-35A fighter jet crash in April, Japan's defence ministry said Monday, and flights of the stealth jet will resume after new training measures.

Pilot killed as Indian military jets collide in air show rehearsal

Pilot killed as Indian military jets collide in air show rehearsal

Two Indian Air Force jets practising for an aerobatic display collided in midair Tuesday killing one of the pilots, officials said.

WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong after thousands evacuated

WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong after thousands evacuated

A wartime bomb was defused in Hong Kong on Thursday after forcing a busy commercial district into lockdown, with roads closed and thousands evacuated from surrounding shops, hotels and offices.

Russia says goal of defeating IS in Syria 'accomplished'

Russia says goal of defeating IS in Syria 'accomplished'

Russia's defence ministry on Thursday said its mission to oust Islamic State jihadists from Syria had been ‘accomplished’ with the country ‘completely liberated’ from the extremist group.

Ex-US base worker gets life in jail for murdering Japan woman

Ex-US base worker gets life in jail for murdering Japan woman

A former US military base employee was sentenced to life in prison on Friday for the rape and murder of a local woman on the southern island of Okinawa, according to local media.

Iran tests new missile defying US warnings

Iran tests new missile defying US warnings

Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that it was ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue.

Three US Marines missing after military aircraft 'mishap' off Australia

Three US Marines missing after military aircraft 'mishap' off Australia

The US Marine Corps said Saturday that a major search and rescue operation was underway for three missing service members following a ‘mishap’ involving an American military aircraft off the Australian coast.

N Korea says 'new missile' can carry nuclear warhead

N Korea says 'new missile' can carry nuclear warhead

North Korea Monday celebrated the launch of what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet tested in a bid to bring the US mainland within reach ...

Russia begins withdrawal of military equipment from Syria

Russia begins withdrawal of military equipment from Syria

Russia has begun to withdraw military equipment from Syria, the defence ministry said Tuesday, after Moscow announced it will pull the bulk of its forces from the war-torn country.