Gulf Times - military-drills
Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest

Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest

South Korean forces began two days of expanded drills on Sunday around an island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo only days after Seoul said it would scrap an intelligence-sharing pact ...

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China's military is holding exercises this week in waters near Taiwan, China's maritime safety agency said days after Beijing reiterated it was ready to fight if there was any move towards independence ...

Russian warships hold drills in Bering Sea in huge military exercise

Russian warships hold drills in Bering Sea in huge military exercise

Russian warships held drills in the Bering Sea which separates Russia from Alaska, part of Moscow's biggest military manoeuvres since the fall of the Soviet Union, footage aired by the Ministry of Defence showed on Friday.

South Korea and US set to suspend major military drills

South Korea and US set to suspend major military drills

The South Korean news agency said the suspension was likely to affect only major joint exercises, not more routine military training.

Taiwan won't cave to China threats, says president

Taiwan won't cave to China threats, says president

Taiwan will not bend to pressure despite China returning to its "old ways" of intimidation, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Saturday, following protests from Beijing over her call to US President-elect Donald Trump.

Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling

Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling

Beijing has begun military drills in the South China Sea, state media reported on Saturday ahead of a ruling by an international arbitration court on a dispute with the Philippines over the strategic waters.