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EU takes step towards closer defence cooperation

The EU will move towards closer defence ties Monday with more than 20 states signing a landmark pact that aims to boost cooperation after...

US defense chief in India to boost military ties

Stronger military ties between India and the United States should not affect relations with neighbors such as Pakistan, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said...

Japan PM urges stronger defence amid North Korea worries

Japan's prime minister on Monday (Sept 11) called for a boost to the country's defences in the face of North Korean threats, warning that...

Sweden to Boost Defense Spending

The government and two parties in the center-right opposition have agreed to increase the defence spending with SEK 8,1 billion until 2020. In 2015,...

Commander Canadian Army Statement on the New Defence Policy

Yesterday, the Government of Canada released its new Defence Policy: Strong. Secure. Engaged. The review initiated to shape the Policy involved the most comprehensive...

Canada Unveils New Defence Policy

The Government of Canada is committed to strongly supporting our women and men in uniform. The new defence policy released today supports their dedication...

Mattis in Riyadh to boost US-Saudi alliance

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to reinvigorate the Riyadh-Washington alliance, with both seeing a common adversary in Iran and...

NATO head says more defence spending ‘essential’ to US ties

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Monday told allies to boost defence spending, as demanded by US President Donald Trump, if they want to preserve...

Poland ousts 90 percent of top brass in defence overhaul

Warsaw: About 90 percent of Poland's top military brass have been replaced in an overhaul launched by the rightwing government, the defence ministry said...

Malaysia PM signs defence deal in tilt toward China

Malaysia and China signed a defence deal and pledged closer cooperation in the South China Sea Tuesday, signalling a potential strategic shift by Premier...