Russia launched major military exercises on Thursday, with thousands of troops taking part in war games across the country, including in the annexed Crimean peninsula and southern regions near Ukraine.
A combined military exercise between Indian and Nepalese armies commenced here on Monday with a top army commander saying both the armies have to learn much from each other, especially in handling modern-day challenges of insurgency and terrorism.
The US has cancelled an ongoing military exercise with Thailand and scrapped several bilateral engagements while urging restoration of democratic rule in the Southeast Asian country in the wake of a bloodless coup there.
Fire officials defended Australia`s defense department today after investigators revealed a military training exercise ignited the largest of the wildfires that have torn across the nation`s most populous state over the past week.
The firefighter officials battling the wildfire in the state of New South Wales in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney said that the worst fears from the blazes are over but the crisis are far from over yet.
The Indo-Russian joint military exercise `INDRA 2013`, to improve capabilities for carrying out anti-terrorist operations, kicked off on Saturday at Mahajan field firing range near India-Pakistan border in Thar desert of Rajasthan.