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  • 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...

  • Iran vows 'crushing response' after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani vowed a “crushing response” after gunmen shot dead at least 29 people including women and children on Saturday in an attack on an Iranian military parade...

    “The response of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the smallest threat will be crushing”, Rouhani said on his official website, after addressing a similar military parade in Tehran to commemorate the start of the 1980-1988 war with Iraq...

  • 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...

  • Army seizes large cache of weapons from Waziristan Agency

    The Army on Wednesday said it had recovered a cache of weapons from Waziristan Agency...

    According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), an intelligence-based operation was conducted in the villages of Zarkai and Maidankai in which a significant quantity of weapons and ammunition was recovered...

  • 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...

    The Russian leader, whose forces annexed Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014 and are now helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s army, watched as...

  • 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...

  • 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

    The Soviet Union lost an estimated 27 million soldiers and civilians in WWII — more than any other country — and the Red Army’s triumph remains an enormous source of national pride...

    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...

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