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Russia to train 100 Chinese servicemen for second regiment of S-400

MOSCOW: About 100 Chinese military servicemen will undergo a course of instruction in Russia in March-June in the operation of the air defense system...

Indian Air Force MiG 21 fighter jet crashes near Rajasthan’s Nal

NEW DELHI: A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Rajasthan's Bikaner district on Friday with the pilot ejecting safely,...

US Warns Turkey Again Over Purchase of Russian Air Defense System

The U.S. State Department said it had warned Turkey that if it goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian air defense system. State...

Taiwan asks US for new fighter jets to defend against China

Taiwan has made a formal request to the United States for new fighter jets to defend itself against increasing Chinese threats, Deputy Defence Minister...

Indian govt in new dogfight over French fighters deal

New Delhi: India's opposition Thursday called for a corruption probe into a multi-billion-dollar fighter jet deal, raising pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as...

Germany Extends Saudi Arms Export Freeze till End-March

Germany on Wednesday extended a temporary, disputed ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia, but only until the end of the month. In October, Berlin...

Erdogan determined to go ahead with Russian missile deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday it was "out of the question" to reconsider a controversial deal to buy a top-line Russian anti-missile...

France’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier sets off for Asia

French aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle set sail on Tuesday from the Mediterranean port of Toulon following two years of refurbishments and upgrades...

Pakistan Navy foils attempt by Indian submarine to enter Pakistani waters

The Pakistan Navy detected an Indian submarine on Monday night trying to enter Pakistani waters and successfully thwarted the attempt, the Navy's spokesperson said...

US deploys THAAD missile defense in Israel for exercise

The United States has deployed its advanced THAAD missile defense system temporarily to Israel for a joint military exercise, the first of its kind,...