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  Pakistan minister says tanks, missiles alone can't save country if it's not strong economically

Pakistan minister says tanks, missiles alone can't save country if it's not strong economically

Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has described peace, stability and continuity as critical for economic progress.

May 22, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
Kim calls on North to mass-produce nukes, missiles

Kim calls on North to mass-produce nukes, missiles

Kim Jong-Un urged North Korea to mass-produce nuclear warheads and missiles in a defiant New Year message today suggesting he would continue to accelerate a rogue weapons programme that has stoked international tensions.

Jan 01, 2018, 09:15 AM IST
Israeli missiles hit military position near Damascus: Syrian state TV

Israeli missiles hit military position near Damascus: Syrian state TV

Israeli missiles struck a military position near Damascus overnight and Syria`s air defence system thwarted them, Syrian state television said on Saturday.

Dec 02, 2017, 13:01 PM IST
North Korea may have missiles capable of reaching US this year, says South Korea

North Korea may have missiles capable of reaching US this year, says South Korea

South Korea`s spy agency said on Monday it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland this year and that it is monitoring developments closely. 

Nov 20, 2017, 14:38 PM IST
Iran will continue to produce missiles, says Rouhani

Iran will continue to produce missiles, says Rouhani

Iran will continue to produce missiles for its defence, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

Oct 29, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

'North Korea seen moving missiles out of rocket facility'

Several North Korean missiles were recently spotted moved from a rocket facility in the capital Pyongyang, South Korea's Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) reported late Friday amid speculation that the North was preparing to take more provocative actions.

Sep 30, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman chairs first DAC, clears sonars, missiles for Navy

Nirmala Sitharaman chairs first DAC, clears sonars, missiles for Navy

Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday cleared a project worth Rs 200 crore for Indian Navy.

Sep 27, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says time for North Korea dialogue is over

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday rallied behind the US warning that "all options" are available to deal with North Korea and declared the time for dialogue over.

Sep 21, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated US military equipment: Donald Trump

Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated US military equipment: Donald Trump

"I am allowing Japan & South Korea to buy a substantially increased amount of highly sophisticated military equipment from the United States," Trump said in a tweet.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Russia fires missiles near enclave besieged by IS

As a result of the strike, a "large" group of fighters was destroyed, along with a communications centre, warehouses and ammunition, the ministry said in a statement.

Sep 05, 2017, 20:09 PM IST
North Korean missiles can reach Guam in just 14 minutes, warns Island's spokesperson

North Korean missiles can reach Guam in just 14 minutes, warns Island's spokesperson

The plan calls for sending 12 rockets over Japan to crash in the waters about 30 miles from Guam, which is 2,100 miles east of the Korean peninsula.

Aug 11, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

North Korea has produced miniaturised nuke warhead: Media report

North Korea vowed yesterday that tough new UN sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, rejecting talks and angrily threatening retaliation against the United States.

Aug 08, 2017, 23:45 PM IST

Russia strikes ISIS positions in Syria with cruise missiles, destroys posts

Russian strategic bombers have destroyed three ammunition depots and a command post of Islamic State in the Syrian province Of Hama, using advanced airborne cruise missiles, Russian agencies reported on Wednesday, citing Russia`s Defence Ministry.

Jul 05, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa slams US for drone strike in Pakistan

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lashed out at the US for carrying out drone strikes "unilaterally" on a militant hideout in the tribal Orakzai Agency.

Jun 15, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Top Haqqani commander killed in drone attack in Pakistan

The drone attack comes days after Afghan officials blamed the Pakistan-based Haqqani network of carrying out the bombing in Kabul on May 31 in which 150 people died.

Jun 14, 2017, 00:26 AM IST

Iran shows off newest long-range missiles at Army Day parade

Iran has showcased its latest locally-developed anti-aircraft missiles at an annual Army Day parade. Some of the trucks carrying the weapons were decorated with banners featuring anti-Israel slogans.

Apr 19, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Four missiles fired from Afghanistan into Kurram Agency

Four missiles were fired from across the Pakistan-Afghan border into Kurram Agency on Sunday, a media report said.

Apr 02, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

North Korea accuses US of activating Asian version of NATO

North Korea on Tuesday accused the US of trying to form an Asian version of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) through a US-Japan-South Korea military alliance.

Mar 28, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Taiwan to build its own submarine, President Tsai Ing-wen vows on visit to 50-year-old vessel

Taiwan will build its own submarines, President Tsai Ing-wen pledged on Tuesday, as the self-ruled island looks to fresh arms sales by the United States, accompanied by key submarine technology, to counter a growing military threat from China.

Mar 21, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
South Korea to create unit to decapitate N Korean leadership

South Korea to create unit to decapitate N Korean leadership

An official from Seoul's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that the brigade, which will aim to remove the North's wartime command and paralyse its function if war breaks out.

Jan 05, 2017, 18:21 PM IST