Millitary

  • Crimea goes East, Ukraine goes West in two new deals 22-03-2014 07:02 AM

    Brussels: Two almost simultaneous signatures on Friday on opposite sides of Europe deepened the divide between East and West, as Russia formally annexed Crimea and the European Union pulled Ukraine closer into its orbit. In this "new post-Cold War order," as the Ukrainian prime minister called it, besieged Ukrainian troops...
  • TN: Jaya writes to PM seeking cancellation of defence pact with Lanka 11-09-2013 06:16 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minster Jayalalithaa has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking cancellation of defence pact with Sri Lanka. In her letter, Jayalalithaa asked for the cancellation of an agreement on the proposed sale of naval warships to Sri Lanka. "These ships could be potentially deployed...
  • Several countries warn citizens against travel to Lebanon 01-09-2013 02:45 AM

    Several countries have advised their citizens against travelling to Lebanon as regional tensions grow over a possible US military strike on Syria. Those issuing the advice include Bahrain, Kuwait, Britain and France, while Austria told its citizens to contact its embassy in Lebanon before travelling there. Bahrain and Kuwait also...
  • US will take military action against Syrian regime: Obama 01-09-2013 01:59 AM

    US President Barack Obama on Saturday announced his decision to take military action against the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons. Though he announced his decision to bypass the UN Security Council, which he alleged has been paralysed, Obama said he would seek the...
  • John Kerry makes forceful case for military action against Syria 31-08-2013 12:43 AM

    The Obama administration made a forceful case for limited US military action against Syria on Friday, releasing evidence the Syrian government had used chemical weapons against civilians multiple times in the past year and saying the "indiscriminate, inconceivable horror" could not go unpunished. US Secretary of State John Kerry called...
  • Clashes reported as thousands of Morsi supporters march in Egypt 31-08-2013 12:12 AM

    Thousands of supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi marched through Cairo and cities across Egypt on Friday to demand his reinstatement, in the movement's biggest show of defiance since hundreds of protesters were killed two weeks ago. Although most marches passed without major incident, three deaths were reported, and...
  • China, India to hold joint anti-terrorism training 30-08-2013 03:24 AM

    China and India will launch joint anti-terrorism training between the two armies within 2013 in southwest China, a Chinese defence ministry spokesman said on Thursday. The training, set in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan province, has been arranged in accordance with the two armies' annual military exchange plan, Xinhua...
  • Strike on Syria could trigger retaliatory attacks, cyberwar 30-08-2013 01:45 AM

    It's a truism often repeated in the Pentagon and across the US security establishment: In war, the enemy gets a vote. A US-led cruise missile attack on Syria in response to its alleged use of chemical weapons, which seems increasingly likely in the coming days, could provoke reprisals from Damascus...
  • Egypt military supporters rally at White House 23-08-2013 02:19 AM

    About 500 protesters supporting Egypt's military are marching outside the White House. They are denouncing the Muslim Brotherhood as terrorists and insisting the ouster of Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi was not a coup. The protesters are chanting "down with the Brotherhood" and demanding Obama not interfere with the military's crackdown....
  • Was Pakistan aware of Osama's presence? 05-05-2011 09:43 AM

    CNN's Nic Robertson shows how close Osama's compound was to the Pakistan's military academy. ...
  • Obama launches cyberspace security plan 30-05-2009 11:52 AM

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  • Army's MES embroiled in tender scam, Col in loop 22-03-2008 08:32 AM

    Sydney: Former South African swing bowler Fanie de Villiers is ready to help out-of-form Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson. Johnson has hardly troubled the South African batsmen in the ongoing Test series in South Africa. He ended up with match figures of 1-144 in the second Test and is in danger...