Australia alarm over China security deal with Solomon Islands | Military News

[ad_1] Leaked document indicates pact would allow Beijing to deploy police and troops to the Pacific nation at the government’s request, but also to protect its own nationals and interests. Australia’s defence minister said on Friday any move to establish a Chinese military base in neighbouring Solomon Islands would be a concern after a wide-ranging … Read more

North Korea confirms ICBM test; warns of ‘long’ US confrontation | Weapons News

[ad_1] North Korea says it test-fired its biggest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on the orders of leader Kim Jong Un to boost its defences and prepare for a “long confrontation” with the United States, state media reported on Friday. Kim, dressed in a black leather jacket and sunglasses, oversaw the Thursday launch of what was … Read more

Military attacks endanger people with limited mobility in Myanmar | Human Rights News

[ad_1] Over the past nine months, Daw Mu Ree has hidden in the forest outside her village to avoid military attacks in Myanmar’s northwestern Sagaing region more times than she can count. At 83, she is unable to walk fast or far, so her son and daughter carry her. “I told them to leave me … Read more