China is improving its Special Forces combat capability to protect national interests abroad. Sputnik spoke with Russian experts about the first antiterrorist drills of the Special Forces of China and Saudi Arabia.
A war of words between India and China has increased over exiled Tibetan leader's visit to Arunachal Pradesh.
An energy system accident in Tajikistan has resulted in power outages in nearly 90% of the country's territory, a source in the country's Barqi Tojik energy holding told RIA Novosti on Friday.
Heavy firing across the border since Thursday evening has killed four civilians and injured dozens.
Myanmar authorities called off on Friday aircraft rescue missions that has allegendly fallen off the west coast of Myanmar.
Claims of the Taliban Islamist movement about US military casualties in Afghanistan are not true, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission announced on Friday.
A 9-year-old boy was killed in a car accident in Japan, with a truck driver playing the Pokemon Go game while driving.
According to a paper published in the Indian Defense Review, Beijing and New Delhi need better knowledge of each other, including information gathered via spying. Russian military expert, Vasily Kashin, spoke to Sputnik China about the intelligence gathering between the two countries and their bilateral ties.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered to create a special investigation team to examine the causes of the recent missile launch failure, media reported on Friday, referring to the head of a North Korean dissident group.
Private information concerning a million Australian donors was leaked from the country's Red Cross Blood Service.
At least 66 militants and at least six soldiers of the Afghan National Army were killed in the past 24 hours during counterterrorist operations in various provinces of the country, the Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
At least 13 loyalists of Daesh terror group were killed by an airstrike in the Eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar. local media reported on Friday.
US will further promote the THAAD missile systems deployment in South Korea in case North Korean threat persists, US Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Friday.
Amid ongoing and ever-larger underground nuclear-weapon detonations by North Korea, two regional powers with a long history of diplomatic impasse have made a big step toward each other.
Pakistani police have arrested 120 people in Islamabad at the youth convention organized by the opposition forces ahead of an anti-government protest next week, local media reported.
The unit was rotated into South Korea on Thursday, officially beginning a nine-month deployment as part of a move to maintain a US presence abroad during lean economic times for American forces.
Russia and China expressed their disapproval of Washington and Seoul's decision to deploy the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile systems in South Korea at a Russian-Chinese meeting on security in northeastern Asia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
Recently, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) reached a deal with Philippine company Mega Harbour Port and Development to build infrastructure on artificial islands. There is big politics behind the first Chinese-Philippine commercial projects after President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Beijing.
The previous government’s comprehensive blacklisting norms are a major hindrance to India’s defense acquisition calendar.
Japanese political analyst Wataru Kusaka, in an interview with Sputnik Japan, shed some light on the real persona of the Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, who has made waves with his sharp tongue against other politicians and a crackdown on his country’s drug dealers.
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