Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Lithuania

 Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country`s west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbours.

US commander hails successful drills with China

A top US commander has praised China`s participation in massive US-led drills seen as a step towards potentially thawing tensions between the two powers, saying it had gone "very, very well".

South Korea rejects North`s call to halt drills with US

South Korea on Friday rejected a call from the reclusive North to halt "provocative" military drills with the United States, saying that as a democracy it did not launch pre-emptive strikes.

Russia rejects Georgia`s concerns over Black Sea drills

Moscow has dismissed Tbilisi`s condemnation of Russian military drills in the Black Sea region.

N Korea warns US commander in S Korea over drills

North Korea has warned the top US commander in South Korea to cancel upcoming drills aimed at deterring Pyongyang`s military provocations.

Chinese navy to hold drills in Yellow Sea

China said on Sunday its navy will stage
live-ammunition drills in the Yellow Sea this week, after it
condemned US-South Korean joint naval exercises in the region
and vowed to respond in kind.

Drills sent `clear message` to N Korea: US

S Korea and US officials say the drills demonstrated the allies` firepower.

PLA unit specialises in electromagnetic confrontation drills

A regiment of the Chinese Army
is specialising in conducting electromagnetic confrontation
exercises.

Rescue teams conduct drills in Orissa over cyclone Laila

Hundreds of relief and rescue personnel held drills in Orissa Thursday amid fears that the severe cyclonic storm Laila over the Bay of Bengal may trigger flash floods in parts of the state, an official said.

Japan conducts quake drills on 1923 quake memorial day

An estimated 795,000 people from Tokyo and 30 other prefectures took part in annual anti-earthquake drills conducted by the central and local governments Tuesday, the 86th anniversary of the 1923 killer quake.

Mock drills at four crowded places in Delhi

In the run up to Independence
Day celebrations, mock drills were conducted at four crowded
places in the national capital on Wednesday to check the preparedness
of security agencies in case of any eventuality.

Russia, China kick off military exercises

Russia and China on Wednesday launched massive joint military drills aimed at fighting terrorism and ethnic separatism, Russian news agencies reported.