The Ministry of Defence has released a video showing the moment an RAF Reaper drone carries out an air strike on Islamic State fighters before they manage to carry out a public execution. The footage shows two handcuffed prisoners being...Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry on Sunday denied it had bombed U.S.-backed militias in Syria, saying its planes only targeted Islamic State militants and that it had warned the United States well in advance of its operational plans.
The first day of major joint war games between Russia and Belarus began in confusion Thursday, as the militaries of both countries announced the Russians would be moving in opposite directions. The defence ministry in Moscow first announced...Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Navy on Thursday fired seven cruise missiles at Islamic state targets in the suburbs of Syria's Deir al-Zor, the Russian Defence Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
A handout picture released by the British Ministry of Defence shows an aerial view of damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Road Town, on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. Small Caribbean islands smashed by Hurricane Irma are in aShow More Summary
Russia's top military boss was set to meet with a senior NATO commander in Baku on Thursday, as concerns swirled over major war games Moscow will hold next week with Belarus. The Russian defence ministry said Chief of the General Staff...Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will buy five new frigates as part of a new shipbuilding strategy aimed at boosting the navy and exports following decades of decline in the sector, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. Each of the first...Show More Summary
Five alleged members of a banned British neo-Nazi group were arrested on terror offences Tuesday, among them serving soldiers including one deployed in Cyprus, the UK defence ministry said. National Action became the first far-rightShow More Summary
A Russian warship on Tuesday fired cruise missiles from the Mediterranean at the Islamic State group near the Syrian city of Deir Ezzor where regime forces are battling the jihadists, Moscow said. The Russian defence ministry said the...Show More Summary
Some of the four alleged members of a banned British neo-Nazi group arrested on Tuesday for terror offences are serving soldiers, Britain’s defence ministry said. National Action became the first far-right group to be outlawed by the government in December last year, six months after the...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian frigate Admiral Essen fired Kalibr cruise missiles at Islamic State targets near the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on Tuesday to help a Syrian army offensive in the area, the Russian Defence Ministry said...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that a recent series of air force exercises around self-ruled Taiwan were routine, after Taiwan's military said this month it was on a high state of alert following three straight days of drills.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that it would beef up patrols along a disputed stretch of its border with India but would also "adjust" deployments, after the two countries ended a more than two-month standoff.
Seoul and Washington wrapped up their annual war games on Thursday, the South's defence ministry said, with tensions high after Pyongyang's latest missile launch over Japan. Tens of thousands of South Korean and US troops took part in...Show More Summary
Israel has finalised a deal to purchase 17 more F-35 stealth fighters in addition to 33 of the ultra-high-tech jets already ordered, the defence ministry said Sunday. Israel has already taken delivery of five of the jets, made by US-based Lockheed Martin and the most expensive in history, beginning in December. Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military has promoted an army general who fought Vietnam in a brief border war in 1979, the Defence Ministry said, part of a broad reshuffle expected as part of this autumn's Communist Party congress.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Monday.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's military is on a high state of alert following three straight days of drills by the Chinese air force near to the self-ruled island which Beijing claims as its own, Taiwan's Defence Ministry said on Tuesd...
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The Chinese navy and air force flexed their muscles in live-fire drills in seas adjacent to the Korean Peninsula, the defence ministry said, amid regional tensions over North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weaponry. The "large-scale" exercises...Show More Summary