Four US military officers promoted in Himalayas during Indo-US drills

In a first ceremony of such kind four US Army officers were handed promotions near Nada Devi, the second-highest peak in the Himalayas. The officers were part of 11th Airborne division of the US Army. Twitter handle of US Army’s Pacific division tweeted about this “In full view of Nanda Devi, the second-tallest mountain in […]

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Ukraine claims its forces killed Iranian military personnel in Crimea

A Ukrainian official has claimed that Iranian military advisers aiding Russia were killed in Crimea, and warned to carry out targeted attacks against Iranians if found in occupied territories and helping Russian President Vladimir Putin. The remarks were made by the secretary of Ukraine’s national security and defence council, Oleksiy Danilov, saying that the Iranians […]

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African leaders’ DRC ceasefire agreement ‘doesn’t really concern us’, says rebel military group M23

M23 the rebel military group has announced that the recently declared ceasefire in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which was aimed in particular at stopping their attacks, “doesn’t really concern” them. Calling for a direct dialogue with the DRC government the rebel group said “M23 has seen the document on social media… There […]

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US military plane forced to make emergency landing after it collides with flock of birds 

A US military heavy plane was forced to make an emergency landing after it collided with birds after it took off. During the incident, no injuries have been reported so far. A Federal Aviation Administration representative stated that the collision occurred on Monday (Nov 21) when the US military C-37 plane took off from Chicago […]

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UK inches towards joining EU project for military movement

Defence ministers of European Union countries on Tuesday (November 15) cleared the way for the UK to join an EU project which looks to facilitate swift military movement across Europe. Britain has left the EU in 2020 after a 2016 Brexit referendum. The country has been skeptical of European military integration as it fears this […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin proposes to revoke citizenship for criticising military

Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed an amendment to legislation, allowing officials to revoke their citizenship if the Russian military is shown in poor light or criticised, state media reported. The amendments to the bill, originally adopted by the State Duma in April, deem “public dissemination of deliberately false information about the Russian Armed Forces” […]

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For first time in 100 years, Sikh prayer books issued to British military personnel 

For the first time in 100 years, Sikh personnel in the British military have started receiving Sikh prayer books.  As per BBC, the books—called Nitnem Gutkas—were issued by the UK Defence Sikh Network at a ceremony in London.   It has been printed in three languages in durable and waterproof material to withstand the rigours […]

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Russia-Ukraine war: In major retreat, Moscow orders military to withdraw from key city of Kherson

Disclaimer: A number of claims and counterclaims are being made on the Ukraine-Russia conflict on the ground and online. While WION takes utmost care to accurately report this developing news story, we cannot independently verify the authenticity of all statements, photos and videos. It was a potential turning point in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war as Moscow […]

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North Korea calls South Korea-US military drills ‘open provocation’, threatens retaliation

The North Korean military has described the recent US-South Korean military exercises as an “open provocation and dangerous war drill” and has threatened to respond to them with “sustained, resolute, and overwhelming” military actions. KCNA, the nation’s official media reported that the General Staff of its Korean People’s Army said that the “Vigilant Storm” exercises […]

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