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Danger in the skies as Russia, NATO play cat-and-mouse

Danger in the skies as Russia, NATO play cat-and-mouse

Recent close shaves between Russian fighters and civilian aircraft highlight the dangers of the cat-and-mouse game being played out between Moscow and the West in European skies amid the crisis in Ukraine, analysts say. In the latest incident, Sweden said […]


Desperate shortages leave Ukraine ill-prepared for trauma of war

Desperate shortages leave Ukraine ill-prepared for trauma of war

With Ukraine still trapped in a Soviet-era approach to mental health and psychiatric hospitals so under-funded that some have less than 10 cents a day to feed patients, the country has been left ill-prepared for the trauma of war. As […]


NATO Prepares ‘Spearhead’ to Ward Off Russia

NATO Prepares ‘Spearhead’ to Ward Off Russia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has voiced concern about Russia’s “aggressive” behavior. He told a press conference that the alliance was working on a “spearhead” to deter any possible threat. Beginning early next year NATO will have a new reaction […]


China will not go to war for North Korea: former general

China will not go to war for North Korea: former general

China will not step in to save neighboring North Korea if the Pyongyang regime collapses or starts a war, a retired People’s Liberation Army general said, possibly signalling waning patience in Beijing with its wayward, nuclear-armed ally. “China is not […]


Iranian Leader Tells Armed Forces to Stay Ready for Combat

Iranian Leader Tells Armed Forces to Stay Ready for Combat

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Iranian navy officials on Sunday to improve their capability for combat, irrespective of political negotiations which may be taking place. “Given our vast maritime borders and the enemy’s huge investments in this area, our armed forces […]


Frontrunners emerge for top Pentagon job

Frontrunners emerge for top Pentagon job

A pair of frontrunners have emerged to take charge at the Pentagon after President Barack Obama announced the departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. If former under-secretary Michele Flournoy gets the nod, she would be the first woman to hold […]


Russia urges Ukraine not to join NATO

Russia urges Ukraine not to join NATO

Russia on Wednesday called for Ukraine to stay out of the NATO alliance, insisting that a “non-aligned status” was in the interests of the ex-Soviet country. “There is no doubt that (Ukraine’s) non-aligned status is important not only from the […]


Pakistani army chief in first US visit

Pakistani army chief in first US visit

Pakistan’s army chief is holding talks with top US generals and officials this week in the first visit to the United States by the country’s powerful military commander in four years, officials said Monday. General Raheel Sharif’s trip comes against […]


Poland to buy armed drones amid Ukraine crisis

Poland to buy armed drones amid Ukraine crisis

NATO member Poland said Tuesday it will acquire combat drones as part of a multi-billion-euro revamp of its armed forces amid heightened tensions with Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. “We will use these drones to defend our […]


 
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