military

N. Korea fires missile hours after warning of ‘fiercer’ military response

SEOUL – North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Thursday, Seoul's military said, the latest in a record-breaking blitz of…

3 months ago

North, South Korea trade warning shots on maritime border

SEOUL – South Korea's military fired warning shots at a North Korean ship before dawn on Monday, deeming the vessel had…

4 months ago

Greece still reels from its ‘Catastrophe’ a century on

ATHENS – It was Greece's most disastrous military gamble that led to massacre and defeat, leaving an open wound in…

5 months ago

Putin brings China and India to Russia for war games defying US

RUSSIA is holding major military exercises involving China and India as President Vladimir Putin pushes back against attempts by the…

5 months ago

Not even Superman can fix Myanmar crisis, regional envoy says

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – A regional envoy tasked with brokering peace in Myanmar admitted Saturday that "even Superman cannot solve" the…

6 months ago

China warns airlines to avoid areas near Taiwan as tensions rise

CHINA warned airlines operating in Asia to avoid flying in areas around Taiwan where it is conducting military exercises in…

6 months ago

Ukraine: End war, lift sanctions

by DR CHANDRA MUZAFFAR THE war in Ukraine is dragging on. Today, the 13th of July 2022, is the 140th…

7 months ago

Australia Defense Minister calls for US expansion in Indo-Pacific

Australia’s Defence Minister Richard Marles (picture) has called for the US to grow its military presence in the Indo-Pacific, warning that…

7 months ago

Turkey eyes drone sales to Malaysia in defense export drive

Turkey is seeking to sell Malaysia a batch of armed drones, according to two defense industry officials familiar with the…

7 months ago

Ukraine forces to retreat from battleground city: governor

UKRAINIAN forces will retreat from Severodonetsk in the face of a brutal Russian offensive that is reducing the battleground city…

8 months ago

Germany agrees $107b fund to modernise military in face of Russia threat

GERMANY'S government and conservative opposition have agreed a deal that will release 100 billion euros ($107 billion) to modernise the…

8 months ago

Myanmar junta charges central bank ex-deputy governor with corruption

by AFP Myanmar's junta has charged a former central bank deputy governor with corruption, state media reported Wednesday, the latest…

9 months ago

Outgoing Sri Lankan PM evacuated by troops

by AFP COLOMBO - Heavily armed troops evacuated outgoing Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (picture) from his official residence in Colombo…

9 months ago