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  • Chinese troops, Turkish band to feature at Pakistan Day parade

    Chinese troops and a Turkish military band will feature at the Pakistan Day parade later this month, Pakistan Army's media wing announced on Monday...

    The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) director general, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, said in a tweet that Chinese soldiers will take part in the March 23 parade to mark Pakistan Day celebrations...

  • Military parade in capital marks Pakistan Day

    A military parade to mark Pakistan Day is being held at Shakarparian in Islamabad as the nation celebrates the day with zeal and fervour on Friday...

    Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire...

  • Pakistan condemns attack on military parade in Iran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a military parade in Ahvaz city, Iran, which resulted in the loss of dozens of innocent lives...

    In a statement, Foreign Of-f­ice’s spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal said: “Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack on military parade in Ahvaz, Iran in which several lives were reportedly lost...

  • French troops lead Indian military parade

    NEW DELHI: Thousands gathered in New Delhi amid tight security on Tuesday for India’s annual Republic Day parade, a pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring camels and daredevil stunt riders, with French President Francois Hollande attending it as the chief guest...

    A contingent of French infantry in India for joint military exercises led the march down the capital’s central Rajpath avenue, the first time foreign troops have...

  • Russia shows Syria hardware in Moscow military parade

    The grand parade, an annual fixture commemorating the Soviet Union’s victory over the Nazis in World War Two, took place in bright sunshine as President Vladimir Putin looked on from a tribune filled with Soviet war veterans, some of whom wore rows of campaign medals and clutched red roses...

    “It (the commemoration) has become a symbol of sacred closeness between Russia and its people,” Mr Putin told the parade...

  • Castro in Moscow, to attend WWII parade

    MOSCOW: Cuban President Raul Castro kicked off a symbolic visit to Moscow on Wednesday that was set to include a WWII victory parade and meetings with Russia’s leadership at a time of thawing ties between Havana and Washington...

    Castro’s presence in Moscow makes him one of a dwindling list of dignitaries and foreign leaders set to attend the grandiose Red Square parade on May 9 to mark 70 years since the WWII victory over Nazi...

  • After the parade

    LAST Saturday’s parade in Moscow, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazi war machine in Europe, also served as a reminder of a less auspicious outcome of the Second World War: the Cold War that very soon afterwards pitted former allies against one another...

    The only Western leader who felt obliged to pay her respects was the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, who turned up on the day after the parade to lay a...

  • Afghan army chief to be chief guest at Kakul passing out parade today

    ISLAMABAD: Afghan Army Chief Gen Sher Mohammad Karimi will be the chief guest at the passing out parade at the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Kakul, on Saturday, the military’s public affairs division said...

    The Afghan army chief’s participation as chief guest at the passing out parade of the 132 PMA Long Course signifies a transformation in bilateral relations over the past few months, particularly defence cooperation which once...

  • Putin meets Xi as leaders head to Moscow parade

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping talked up ties in Moscow on Friday as some two dozen world leaders headed to Russia for a grandiose World War II victory parade snubbed by the West...

    Russia will roll out its military might at the Red Square parade to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany from 10am on Saturday with 16,000 troops and a display of hardware including the latest generation Armata...

  • Russia stages big military parade, opposes unipolar world order

    Thousands of Russian troops marched across Red Square, tanks rumbled through the streets and jets screamed overhead in a huge military parade marking the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany...

    Western leaders boycotted the parade over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis but President Vladimir Putin was joined under the Kremlin’s walls by about 30 foreign leaders, including Chinese President Xi Jinping, sitting on his...

  • A single step in the proverbial thousand-mile journey: Chuhng passing-out parade

    ”The coaxing paid off, and ten months later, as Lubna along with over 500 other young women, marched in the passing-out parade, her brother was one of the first ones who stood up and gave her a salute...

    And for the first time in history, the passing-out parade which was divided into five companies and three platoons (each platoon consisting of 30 trainees) was led by the young female students themselves...

  • Protesters parade bodies amid Darjeeling unrest

    DARJEELING: Hundreds of protesters on Sunday paraded with coffins of two men they claimed were killed in clashes with Indian security forces in Darjeeling, as the hill resort reels from separatist unrest...

    Nearly 50 people, mostly police, have been injured in riots and arson attacks that have rattled the area for more than a week and caused thousands of mostly Indian tourists to pack their bags and flee
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