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Indonesian police in hot pursuit of suspects after IS-linked attack

Authorities target extremist network behind assassination attempt on ex-army chief.

Now, Saudi women can join military

Move part of a series of reforms aimed at widening female rights in the kingdom.

Army says Major Zahir’s death an isolated incident

It says disciplinary action will be taken against the individual who fired the shot.

‘How I faced down a rebel chief’, retired general recounts encounter...

It's a story that the retired army man never tires of telling, especially to young people who may not know the cost of securing the peace.

‘Shooting’ of AR Badul’s son was accidental, say cops

Sabah police chief Omar Mammah says they have recorded statement from a 36-year-old soldier who took part in the live-fire demonstration.

Viral video of ‘shooting’ of AR Badul’s son unverified, say police

Penampang police chief Haris Ibrahim says anyone can claim the video shows the actual shooting.

Myanmar army to punish soldiers involved in Rohingya atrocities

Myanmar is facing growing international calls for accountability over the Rakhine campaign.

Thai army destroys thousands of landmines in jungle

Thailand is one of more than 160 countries to have signed the Ottawa Treaty, which prohibits the use and stockpiling of the destructive weapon and aims to clear all mines by 2025.

Army chief blasts ‘soldier’ who stripped in lewd video

Army chief Ahmad Hasbullah Mohd Nawawi says disciplinary action will be taken if a military person is the man in the obscene clip.

Langgar privasi… Army selar tindakan restoran kongsi video BTS makan

BTS yang berada di New York makan malam di restoran Baekjeong dan aksi mereka dirakam pemilik restoran mendapat kecaman.

RM300 mil helicopter deal ‘part of Mindef probe’

Defence Minister says speculation could jeopardise investigations into procurement, governance, and finance.

Top company execs held in arms deal probe

DRB-Hicom confirms MACC investigation into DefTech over armoured vehicles contract.

Tugu Negara: Remembering our fallen heroes

Since the end of Word War I, Remembrance Day ceremonies are held every year at the National Monument to commemorate armed forces personnel who died in the line of duty.

Myanmar army warns against changing ‘essence’ of constitution

Major General Tun Tun Nyi says 45 people is not enough to review the charter and the process "would not be fair".

Army probes claim that senior officer punched soldier

This follows video showing a man punching an armed soldier guarding the entrance to the Sungai Udang military camp in Melaka.

China’s Xi calls on army to be battle-ready

China is keen to beef up its armed forces amid territorial disputes in the South China Sea and escalating tension with the United States.

Defence ministry denies 75 Indian youths to be absorbed into military

Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong denies a statement issued by an officer to Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran on the mattter.

Kosovo asserts independence with vote to build an army

The former Serbian province is currently guarded by NATO-led peacekeeping troops, who have been stationed there since Kosovo broke away from Belgrade in a bloody separatist war in 1998-99.

Israel says located second ‘Hezbollah’ tunnel from Lebanon

The Israeli military had issued warnings in Arabic to residents of southern Lebanon to stay away.

Macron, Merkel meet amid WWI centenary debate on European army

The pair will likely delve deeper into the idea of a future European army.

S. Korea allows conscientious objection to military service

Almost 65 years after the end of the Korean War, nearly every able-bodied South Korean man between the ages of 18 and 35 must still complete around two years of military service.

Mattis approves military support on Mexico border

About 800 service members would be deployed to the frontier.

US urges Myanmar to hold security forces accountable in Rohingya crackdown

The US State Department report accused Myanmar's military of waging a well-planned and coordinated campaign of mass killings and gang rapes but stopped short of describing it as genocide or crimes against humanity.

We will continue speaking up for army, veterans, says Anwar

The incoming PKR president says he will meet with the National Patriots Association and assure them that their rights will be defended.