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Russia’s Su-35 fighter jet demoralises US pilots

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Russia’s Su-35 fighter jet demoralises US pilots

In the USA, pilots are not allowed to watch videos of Su-35 demonstration flights at MAKS-2017 international air show. Allegedly, the videos of the Russian Su-35 aircraft in action may demoralise US pilots. Russia has already received orders for Su-35 fighter jets from China, India, Indonesia, and other countries. The Russian Defence Ministry plans to buy about […]

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France warns unyielding Italy over shipyard row

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France warns unyielding Italy over shipyard row

France is ready to seek other buyers for its biggest shipyard should Italy turn down an offer to split ownership 50-50, the country’s economy minister said on Tuesday ahead of a meeting in Rome. “If the negotiations with Fincantieri don’t go well,” Bruno Le Maire said in reference to the Italian state-owned shipbuilder, “we will […]

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US to boost S. Korea presence with 12 extra F-16 jets, 200 troops

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US to boost S. Korea presence with 12 extra F-16 jets, 200 troops

The US Air Force is to send 12 additional F-16 Fighting Falcon multirole fighters for a four-month deployment in South Korea. It comes amid heightened tensions in the region over North Korea’s latest missile tests. The aircraft and some 200 airmen will be withdrawn from the 176th Fighter Squadron of the Wisconsin Air National Guard, […]

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Senator John McCain to unveil his own Afghan strategy By Lalit K Jha

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Senator John McCain  to unveil his own Afghan strategy By Lalit K Jha

WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Senator John McCain on Monday said that he would provide his own strategy for Afghanistan next month, ruing the Trump administration’s failure to announce its policy in more than six months. “More than six months after President Trump’s inauguration, there still is no strategy for success in Afghanistan. Eight years of a ‘don’t lose’ strategy […]

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China loves peace, but never compromises on sovereignty:President Xi Jinping

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China loves peace, but never compromises on sovereignty:President  Xi Jinping

BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday attended a reception to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army, which falls on Aug. 1. Xi, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, gave his regards to […]

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Hundreds to face judges in Turkey’s biggest coup trial

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Hundreds to face judges in Turkey’s biggest coup trial

Almost 500 suspects are accused of conspiring to overthrow the government from an airbase seen as the plotters’ hub. Turkey is set to hold its largest trial over the July 2016 coup attempt, with nearly 500 people set to appear in court. The suspects, who are to stand trial on Tuesday, are accused of conspiring to overthrow […]

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Danish street gang expanding into Sweden: police

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Danish street gang expanding into Sweden: police

The criminal gang Loyal to Familia has already spread across Denmark from its base in the Nørrebro district of Copenhagen and now it appears to have set its sights on Sweden. Swedish police told the Danish tabloid Ekstra Bladet that the gang is trying to build a presence in both Malmö and Helsingborg. Police in […]

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Daesh attack in Kabul ends, 2 guards, attackers killed: Ministry

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Daesh attack in Kabul ends, 2 guards, attackers killed: Ministry

Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry says a bomb and gun attack on the Iraqi embassy in the country’s capital, Kabul, has ended, leaving all attackers dead. “The terrorist attack on Iraqi embassy is over. All the attackers have been killed,” the Interior Ministry said in a statement, adding that no embassy staff had been harmed. Meanwhile, the […]

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US Treasury sanctions Venezuelan president Maduro

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US Treasury sanctions Venezuelan president Maduro

 The US Treasury Department has announced that it is sanctioning Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, describing the Constituent Assembly elections held in the country on Sunday as “illegitimate.” In an update on Monday, the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control said it had added Maduro to its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list. Venezuela’s President Nicolas […]

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Pentagon alarm over Turkey plan to buy Russian missiles

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Pentagon alarm over Turkey plan to buy Russian missiles

The Pentagon on Monday criticized Turkey’s plans to purchase a Russian air-defense system instead of investing in NATO technology. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in talks to get Russia to supply Ankara with its latest S-400 surface-to-air missile system. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said the Pentagon had concerns over its NATO ally’s […]

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