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Rouhani’s defence nominee vows to bolster Iran’s missile programme

Rouhani’s defence nominee vows to bolster Iran’s missile programme

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s nominee for defence minister said Thursday that he would further enhance Iran’s ballistic missile capabilities if he takes the post,...
China increases military budget by 7%

China increases military budget by 7%

Following a comment by the President of United States of America, Donald Trump outlining a boost to the US defence budget, the Chinese government says it...
Pakistan executes hardcore terrorist: Army

Pakistan executes hardcore terrorist: Army

Pakistan on Thursday hanged a “hardcore terrorist’’ who was involved in committing heinous offenses. related to terrorism, the Pakistani military said. Tahir, an active member...
2015 Afghan air strike: US military suspends 16 personnel

2015 Afghan air strike: US military suspends 16 personnel

  The U.S. Military disciplined 16 personnel for 2015 airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in Afghanistan, the Defence Department said on Friday. It...
Russia supports unification of 3 Syrian opposition groups – Lavrov

Russia’s foreign minister says ready to discuss reducing nuclear arms

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday Russia was willing to discuss reducing nuclear weapons, news agency RIA reported. “We are ready to discuss...
Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'

Putin says Russian people will choose his successor via ballot box

President Vladimir Putin said only the Russian people will choose who succeeds him as president, through the electoral process. Russia will hold a presidential election...
Putin thinks North Korea crisis will not go nuclear, diplomacy to prevail

Putin says yet to decide whether to run for president again

President Vladimir Putin on Friday said he had yet to decide whether to run for re-election in 2018, but promised not to change the...
10 crocodiles escape from zoo after floods hit southern Thailand

10 crocodiles escape from zoo after floods hit southern Thailand

No fewer than 10 crocodiles escaped from a zoo in the southern Thai province of Nakhon Si Thammarat since floods hit the area recently,...
Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'

Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of ‘global catastrophe’

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday that imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would be counter-productive. The Russian leader...
Bomb blast kills one killed in Saudi Arabia

Bomb blast kills one killed in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi national has been killed after a booby-trapped police vehicle exploded in the kingdom’s central city of al-Dalam, local media report. The Saudi Press...