China`s military on Thursday told the United States to end air and naval surveillance near its borders, saying it was damaging relations between the Pacific powers and could lead to "undesirable accidents".
Asserting that military might was the biggest deterrent to war, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today declared his government`s commitment to modernising the defence forces saying "when we are capable, no one can dare challenge us".
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have suffered dramatic setbacks after top military chiefs quit and Kiev`s forces pummelled their strongholds, cutting off a key rebel-held city from the Russian border.
A former Israeli ambassador to the US has trashed as "impossible" the claims that the Jewish state went around the White House`s back and quietly secured supplies of ammunition from the Pentagon to aid its military campaign in Gaza Strip.
China`s civil aviation authority has decided to abort control measures in place for flights in the country`s eastern, central and southern regions while a military exercise goes on in southeast coastal areas.
A Thai army general has been arrested on suspicion of extortion in a notorious Bangkok red light district, officials said on Thursday, in a rare case of authorities prosecuting a member of the military.
The United States has allowed Israel, waging an offensive in the Gaza Strip, to tap a local U.S. arms stockpile in the past week to resupply it with grenades and mortar rounds, a U.S. defense official said on Thursday.
More than 200 flights were cancelled in China owing to busy airspace on the first day of the Chinese military`s live fire exercises in the East China Sea, prompting aviation authorities to declare a red alert.
Two Israeli soldiers, who were wounded in and near the Gaza Strip earlier this week, died Saturday, bringing to 42 the number of Israeli soldiers killed since the start of military operations in the Palestinian territory, the army said.
The United States is in touch with India over the alleged Russian aggression in Ukraine, a senior Obama Administration official has told lawmakers, who expressed concern over India`s close relationship with Moscow.
Israel on Saturday pressed on with its open-ended ground operation and intensive air barrages across Gaza, killing 25 people including children that raised the death toll to 337 on the 12th day of the offensive, as UN chief and diplomats scrambled to revive ceasefire efforts.