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  • Japan's Abe vows to bolster defense amid North Korea threat

    Outlining his priorities in a policy speech to parliament, Abe described North Korea's sixth nuclear test earlier this year and two missile launches that flew over Japan as a national crisis...

    “We will strengthen Japanese defence power, including missile defence capabilities, in order to protect the people's lives and peace,” he said...

  • Trump complains Saudis not paying fair share for US defense

    President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that US ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom...

    In an interview with Reuters, Trump confirmed his administration was in talks about possible visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel in the second half of May
  • US Defense Secretary makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

    KABUL: US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Afghanistan Friday on an unannounced visit, officials said, with media reporting his trip was aimed at assessing the deteriorating security situation in the country...

    The Taliban have stepped up attacks on government and foreign targets despite President Ashraf Ghani's diplomatic outreach to Pakistan aimed at reviving peace talks with the resurgent group...

  • UK Defense secretary says military is hacking IS

    United Kingdom Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said Thursday that Britain's military is launching cyber attacks against the militant Islamic State group in support of the offensive on the Iraqi city of Mosul ? a first-of-its kind acknowledgement that British forces are launching attacks across the internet...

    "I can confirm we are using offensive cyber for the first time in this campaign," Fallon said in response to a question from a...
  • Djokovic says 'life goes on' as injury wrecks US Open defense

    Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic said "life goes on" after a shoulder injury forced him to quit Sunday's clash with Stan Wawrinka in the last 16 of the US Open...

    Wawrinka, the 23rd seed and 2016 champion, led Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 when the Serb quit with a nagging left shoulder problem that had troubled him since the start of the tournament
  • Pakistan successfully test fires nuclear-capable Ghauri missile

    RAWALPINDI: Pakistan test-fired on Wednesday ballistic missile Ghauri, which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300 kilometres...

    In a statement, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the launch of the intermediate-range Ghauri was conducted by a Strategic Missile Group of the Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC) that was aimed at testing the operational and technical...

  • Nuclear, missile developments in S. Asia worry US, Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United States expressed on Tuesday concerns over the ‘nuclear and missile developments’ in South Asia and called for resolution of outstanding disputes between India and Pakistan for lasting peace in the region...

    “Both sides recognised their interest in strategic stability and discussed their respective concerns over nuclear and missile developments in South Asia,” a joint statement issued at the end of...

  • Pakistan successfully tests Ra’ad cruise missile: ISPR

    RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Tuesday conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) – Ra’ad – said the military’s media wing in a statement...

    The flight test of the cruise missile, which is also known as Hatf VIII, was the seventh since it was first tested in 2007...

  • Pakistan Navy inducts coastal anti-ship 'Zarb' missile after successful test

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy test fired the "Zarb" surface to sea missile aimed at consolidating its defence capability to thwart any possible aggression by adversaries from the Arabian sea...

    "The missile was fired from a strategic point located at a coastal area which successfully hit its target in the Arabian sea," a spokesman for the Pakistan Navy Commodore Nadeem Bokhari said in a statement issued from naval headquarters in...

  • Pakistan successfully test-fires Shaheen-III missile

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan conducted a successful test launch of the medium-range Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile, according to a statement from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    The missile is capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 2,750 km...

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