Defence Ministry

119 results

A vendor sells corn on the cob and noodles on the last day of Eid al-Adha celebrations in the rebel-held besieged town of Hamouriyeh, eastern Ghouta, near Damascus.  Photograph: Bassam Khabieh/Reuters

Russia and a war monitor said the Syrian army had begun to withdraw from a road into Aleppo on Thursday, a prerequisite for pressing ahead with intern(...)

A Chinese coast guard ship at  the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea last June. Several countries have territorial disputes with Beijing over the South China Sea, including Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam and self-ruled Taiwan. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times

China and Russia will stage eight days of naval manoeuvres in South China Sea off the coast of Guangdong Province from Monday, the Chinese navy said o(...)

A North Korean soldier mans a guard post near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong on Sunday. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea said on Sunday a push for further sanctions following its fifth and biggest nuclear test was “laughable”, and vowed to continue to streng(...)

 South Korean people watch TV news at Seoul station, in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea on Monday launched three ballistic missile which flew some 10,00 kilometers over the Sea of Japan. Photograph: EPA

North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday, South Korea’s military said, as the leaders of the Group of 20 m(...)

Indian airforce personnel stand guard outside Tambaram Airforce station in Chennai. A military plane carrying 29 people has gone missing in the Bay of Bengal. Photograph: Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images

An Indian air force plane carrying 29 people went missing on Friday on a flight to a remote island chain in the Bay of Bengal, the defence ministry sa(...)

Iraqis at the site of a suicide-bombing attack in Baghdad’s Karrada neighbourhood. Photograph: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images

The death toll from a massive suicide bombing in Baghdad over the weekend has reached 250, Iraq’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday. The attack, clai(...)

 A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, according to South Korea’s military, the latest in a string of high-profile failures. Photograph: Lee Jin-man/AP

North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials said. Th(...)

Syrian children take part in a rally in solidarity with Aleppo, in the Lebanese northern port city of Tripoli, on Sunday. More than a week of fighting in Syria’s second city has killed hundreds of civilians and left a UN-backed peace process hanging by a thread. Concern has been growing that the fighting in Aleppo will lead to the complete collapse of a landmark ceasefire between president Bashar al-Assad’s regime and non-jihadist rebels that was brokered by Moscow and Washington. Photograph: Ibrahim Chalhoub/AFP/Getty Images

Washington and Moscow said on Monday they were working hard to extend a truce in Syria to Aleppo, the divided northern city where a sharp escalation o(...)

Vardan Andreasyan (left, aged 12), and Gevorg Grigoryan (12), who were wounded in   shelling during clashes between Armenian and Azeri forces in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, are  treated at a hospital in Nagorno-Karabakh’s main city of Stepanakert. Photograph: Areg Balayan/Pan Photo/Reuters

Azerbaijan’s defence ministry has announced a unilateral ceasefire against the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, but the claim was promptly rejec(...)

Graffiti sprayed by Islamic State militants which reads “We remain”  on a stone at the Temple of Bel in the historic city of Palmyra, in Homs Governorate, Syria April 1st, 2016. Photograph: Omar Sanadiki/Reuters

Syrian troops have identified 45 bodies so far in a mass grave found in the city of Palmyra after it was recaptured from Islamic State (Isis), a milit(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • Next
  • Last »