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Damaged apartments in the Nagorno-Karabakh region’s main city of Stepanakert on Saturday. Photograph: AFP/Getty

Nagorno-Karabakh said on Saturday that 51 more servicemen had been killed in the war with Azerbaijan, a sharp rise in the death toll resulting from a (...)

Rescuers inspect the crash site of the An-26 plane near Chuhuiv, Ukraine. Photograph: EPA

The causes of a military plane crash which killed 26 people would be investigated promptly and impartially, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy ha(...)

A man watches a television news broadcast showing a file image of a North Korean missile test on Saturday.

North Korea on Saturday fired two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea’s military said. The development came as Pyongyan(...)

A relative of Turkish soldier Emin Yildirim, who died in an airstrike in the Syrian town of Idlib, mourns over his coffin during his funeral ceremony in Akcurun village in Turkey. Photograph: Sedat Suna/ EPA

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that he had asked president Vladimir Putin for Russia to step aside in Syria and leave Turkey to de(...)

Soldiers take up positions at a mass shooting scene at the Terminal 21 shopping mall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Photograph: Narong Sangnak/EPA

A soldier angry over a financial dispute has been shot dead by police after killing 26 people and wounding 57 in Thailand’s worst mass shooting. Offi(...)

Vladimir Putin: appears to be still using Windows XP. Sergei Chirikov/EPA

Russian agents have been accused of worldwide hacking operations, but someone at the Kremlin has apparently forgotten to inform Vladimir Putin of the (...)

A woman walks past a television news screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

North Korea launched at least two unidentified projectiles toward the sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said. The launches came hours after the (...)

A satellite image  of a failed Iranian rocket launch at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Semnan, Iran. Photograph: Getty Images

Iran showed off an undamaged satellite on Saturday, days after a rocket exploded on its launchpad in the third failed launch of the year, which US Pre(...)

Replicas of a North Korean Scud-B missile (C) and South Korea’s Hawk missiles (R) are displayed at the Korean War Memorial in Seoul on August 16, 2019. Photograph: Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea’s military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea’s pre(...)

South Korean fighter jets on a training exercise. The defence ministry said its planes fired warnings at Russian aircraft on Tuesday. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Seoul says it has fired warning shots after Russian military planes entered South Korea’s airspace. South Korea’s defence ministry said multiple Russ(...)

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