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01 Dec 2017

India
#DefenseDiaries: Jawans do their bit, now it's time to reciprocate

On December 7 every year, India pays homage to its valiant soldiers and martyrs by celebrating Armed Forces Flag Day.

01 Dec 2017

World
All smiles as "veteran cadres" Obama and Xi reunite

Former US President Barack Obama met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, weeks serving American President Donald Trump's maiden state visit to China.

01 Dec 2017

World
Kim Jong-un's assassinated half-brother carried VX antidote during killing

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was carrying bottles of Atropine, an antidote to the highly toxic VX nerve agent used to kill him at Kuala Lumpur airport in February.

01 Dec 2017

World
Raj Shah becomes first Indian-American to "gaggle" with press

Raj Shah, the White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary, became the first Indian-American to "gaggle" with reporters aboard Air Force One.

30 Nov 2017

India
#DefenseDiaries: How the indigenous Netra AEW&CS watches over Indian skies

Earlier today, the Indian Air Forces (IAF) first indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&CS), christened 'Netra', successfully completed its first air-to-air refueling.

30 Nov 2017

World
US warns North Korea will be "utterly destroyed" in war

North Korea's leadership would be "utterly destroyed" in the event of a war, US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley warned at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

30 Nov 2017

World
Bosnian Croat war criminal drinks poison in UN courtroom, dies

72-year-old Slobodan Praljak, a Bosnian Croat war criminal, died after he drank poison during an appeal at the International Criminal Tribunal at The Hague.

29 Nov 2017

World
Pervez Musharraf says he's the "biggest supporter" of Lashkar-e-Taiba

Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has admitted to being the "biggest supporter" of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its founder Hafiz Saeed.

29 Nov 2017

World
India to provide naval facilities to Singapore

India will be providing naval practice and logistics facilities to Singapore, which among other things will allow the country to hold live-firing drills in the Andamans.

29 Nov 2017

World
Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India

Khalid Waleed, the son-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has told India to provide evidence against Saeed rather than crying on America's shoulders.

27 Nov 2017

India
#DefenseDiaries: Prithvi is India's first 'Made-in-India' and 'Made-by-India' ballistic missile

The debate continues to rage on the need for greater indigenization of India's military arsenal.

27 Nov 2017

World
Why Pope Francis faces a tricky trip to Myanmar

Pope Francis has arrived in Myanmar at a time when the country faces widespread allegations of ethnic cleansing.

27 Nov 2017

World
Pakistan's law minister resigns, Islamists end protests that crippled country

Pakistan's Law Minister Zahid Hamid has resigned after weeks of protests by Islamists rocked the country.

27 Nov 2017

World
Report: Pakistani nukes surest route to nuclear war

The US-based think tank Atlantic Council has identified Pakistan's tactical nuclear weapons (TNW) programme as a danger to the safety and security of the South Asian region.

25 Nov 2017

World
Nobel literature prize-awarding Swedish Academy rattled by sex scandal

A sex scandal has rattled the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize.

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