Russia to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Russia to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

MOSCOW — Russia announced Monday that it will supply the Syrian government with more modern S-300 missile defense systems, following last week’s downing of a Russian plane by Syria, a friendly fire incident that sent regional tensions over the war-torn country soaring.

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Military won’t arrest Trillanes for now; to wait for ruling of SC

The Department of National Defense (DND) said Friday that it will wait for the Supreme Court (SC) order before making any moves on whether or not to arrest Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.

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Russian ‘military intelligence’ behind Novichok attack, says UK’s May

Russian 'military intelligence' behind Novichok attack, says UK’s May

LONDON — The two people wanted for the Novichok poisoning were members of Russia’s “military intelligence service” acting on orders from the Russian state, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday.

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UN team: Myanmar military chiefs should face ‘genocide’ case

UN team: Myanmar military chiefs should face 'genocide' case

GENEVA — Investigators working for the U.N.’s top human rights body said Monday that Myanmar military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims, taking the unusual step of identifying by name six of those it says were behind systematic crimes targeting the ethnic minority.

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Duterte to soldiers: ‘Destroy, kill terrorists’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte ordered members of the military to destroy and kill extremists as he slammed anew their ideology. Duterte issued the directive on Saturday in a close-in event in Jolo, Sulu as he met soldiers who were wounded recently in a clash with Abu Sayyaf. “I assure you that you have my full support as you […]

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As PH eyes Russia deal, US officials propose to meet with Duterte

As the Philippines is eyeing a military hardware deal with Russia, three Cabinet members of US President Donald Trump have sought a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte on the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) modernization program.

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Chinese bombers likely training for US strikes – Pentagon

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Chinese bombers are likely training for strikes against US and allied targets in the Pacific, according to a new Pentagon report that also details how Beijing is transforming its ground forces to “fight and win.” The annual report to Congress, released Thursday, highlights China’s growing military, economic and diplomatic clout and how Beijing […]

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UPDATE: 7 NPA rebels killed in clash with, police, military in Antique

SEVEN members of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) were killed in a clash with police and the military in San Jose, Antique on Wednesday morning. Joint elements of the San Jose Municipal Police Station and the Philippine Army were serving a warrant of arrest against Jason Talibo alias Bebe and Joven Ceralvo alias […]

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US Navy searching for overboard marine off Sulu Sea

MANILA: The US military said it had launched a search and rescue operation after reports a marine may have fallen overboard from an American warship as it sailed through Philippine waters. The US 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit said a member, who was not named, may have gone overboard on Thursday morning. Aircraft on board the […]

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