Tag: Military

SAF Captain charged with causing death of CFC Dave Lee given discharge

Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Captain Tan Baoshu, who was charged in October 2018 with causing the death of Corporal First Class (CFC) Dave Lee,...

Power supply fears as troops called to battle Australia bushfires

by Holly ROBERTSON / with Andrew Beatty and Glenda Kwek in Sydney Skies turned black and ash rained down as fires raged across southeastern Australia...

Beijing brushes off NATO fears of China ‘challenges’

China on Thursday denied posing a threat to other countries, insisting it is a "peaceful power" after NATO members signed a statement acknowledging the...

Merkel defends ‘bulwark’ NATO after Macron critic

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday put up a spirited defence of NATO after French President Emmanuel Macron's criticism, saying Germany has a bigger interest...

US forces start Syria border pullback, alarming Kurds

by Delil Souleiman US forces in Syria started pulling back Monday from Turkish border areas, opening the way for Ankara's threatened military invasion and heightening...

NKorea’s Kim oversaw test of ‘multiple rocket launcher’: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed" weapon, state media reported Sunday -- further muddying the waters...

China warns HK protesters with slick military video

China's military has released a slick propaganda video showing a drill of armed troops quelling a protest in Hong Kong, in a thinly veiled...

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait, China ‘concerned’

An American warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait, the US Navy and Taiwanese authorities said Thursday, triggering concern in Beijing. The transit came as China,...

Kaspersky: S. Korea cyber-espionage attack possible tie with Lazarus

Kaspersky Lab said today its researchers have connected a 2016 cyber-espionage attack on South Korea’s defense agency with a later attack that infected 60 ATMs...

With shrinking armed forces, Singapore resorts to automation

The US News & World Report said growing threat of terrorism is putting a strain on Singapore's small and shrinking army, pushing it toward...
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