Military news

Turkey to carry out military operation in Syria's Afrin: Turkish DM

2018-01-19 23:19:00

Turkey will carry out a military operation in Syria's northern border region of Afrin to "remove the terrorist presence" there, Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said Friday. Full Story

China readying new catapult for 3rd aircraft carrier: experts

2018-01-19 08:36:00

China is likely to use an electromagnetic catapult for fighter jets on its third aircraft carrier, experts said on Thursday. Full Story

DPRK urges U.S., S. Korea to permanently stop joint military drills

2018-01-19 08:15:00

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Thursday urged the United States and South Korea to permanently stop their joint military exercises. Full Story

Tillerson says U.S. to maintain military presence in Syria

2018-01-18 15:53:00

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the United States will keep its military presence in Syria. Full Story

Britain's new stealth jet fighter to be operational in 2018: British Ministry of Defense

2018-01-18 15:35:00

The first of Britain's new fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets will be operational from British land bases by the end of this year, a spokesman for the British Ministry of Defense (MOD) said Wednesday. Full Story

Chinese military to be subject to stricter discipline: senior official

2018-01-18 08:56:00

The Chinese military will be subject to "stricter" discipline checks as efforts to root out corruption, a senior military official said Wednesday. Full Story

Dumplings draw soldiers, civilians together

2018-01-18 08:49:00

On Monday, about 100 residents of Heihe, a border city in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, entered the area's military base and made dumplings with the soldiers to welcome the coming Spring Festival. Full Story

China revamps military inspections

2018-01-18 08:42:00

China's top military leadership body has institutionalized military inspections by publishing a revised regulation that experts said on Wednesday will deter corruption and disloyalty. Full Story

China's 2nd barracks ship appears in Dalian

2018-01-17 09:50:00

China's 2nd homegrown barracks ship has arrived in Dalian city of northeastern China's Liaoning Province to meet with China's 2nd aircraft carrier, according to recent reports. Full Story

Peacekeeping facing unprecedented challenges, UN chief warns

2018-01-17 09:21:00

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that UN peacekeeping "is facing unprecedented challenges." Full Story