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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    Commander appointed to head elite Beijing military unit

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:23am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Veteran of war with Vietnam to head 38th Army which took part in the suppression of the pro-democracy protests in the capital in 1989 A military unit involved in the suppression of the pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen S ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1447641/commander-appointed-head-elite-beijing-military-unit
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India to receive Russian-built aircraft carrier, five years late

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 06:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Delhi

    ... “Indian Defence Minister AK Antony will commission INS Vikramaditya on Saturday. There will be some ships that will escort the Vikramaditya back to its port in India,” Navy spokesman PVS Satish told reporters. The induction of the Vikramaditya, originally built as the Admiral Gorshkov and commissioned in 1987, is intended to shore-up India’s defence capabilities as it seeks to counter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1356834/india-receive-russian-built-aircraft-carrier-five-years-late
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    India, Russia beef up ties with new defence deals

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 06:03pm by AFP

    ... military equipment that accounts for 70 per cent of its arms supplies. “Russia is a key partner in our efforts to modernise our armed forces and enhance our defence preparedness,” Singh said after ... was “substantial and constructive”. “We agreed to deepen ties in the areas of military and defence sectors,” he said. The Russian Direct Investment Fund, a sovereign wealth fund, and the State Bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1112207/india-russia-beef-ties-new-defence-deals
  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing wants closer military ties with Iran: defence minister

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:40pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China keen on closer military ties with Iran China wants closer military ties with Tehran, Defence Minister Chang Wanquan told the visiting head of the Iranian navy yesterday, state media reported. He reaffirmed the nations' diplomatic ties despite controversy over Iran's nuclear programme. Chang told Iranian navy commander Rear Admiral Habibollah ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1622972/beijing-wants-closer-military-ties-iran-defence-minister
  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius not a ‘cold-blooded killer’, argues defence in closing statements

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Pretoria Defence asks for track star to receive ’community based sentence’ Oscar Pistorius was not a “cold-blooded killer” and should serve a community-based sentence, his defence argued on Friday in a last-ditch attempt to keep the star sprinter out of jail. Pistorius wept in the dock as his lawyer Barry Roux said he had already suffered enough ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1618581/pistorius-not-cold-blooded-killer-argues-defence-closing-statements
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US military bracing for warmed-up world, says defence chief Chuck Hagel

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Defence chief Chuck Hagel says US military accepts global warming as a reality, and will plan acquisitions and operations around it Pentagon braces for a hotter tomorrow Global warming is changing the way the US trains for and goes to war- affecting conflicts, weapons systems, training exercises and military installations, the Pentagon said. Defence Secretary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1616481/us-military-bracing-warmed-world-says-defence-chief-chuck-hagel
  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Poroshenko nominates Stepan Poltorak as new Ukraine defence minister

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:43am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev New defence minister nominated Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed a new defence minister last night after the previous incumbent resigned ... National Guard, as Poroshenko's choice to replace Valery Heletey. Parliament is expected to vote on the nomination on Tuesday. By replacing his defence minister now, two weeks before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1615801/porshenko-nominates-stepan-poltorak-new-ukraine-defence-minister
  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA warns against allowing Japanese self-defence forces to join wider military operations

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:54am by Minnie Chan

    ... military and international relations experts said planned new defence cooperation guidelines between Washington and Tokyo aimed to curb China's rise, but would also raise the risk of military conflict between China, the US and Japan in the East and South China seas, and the Taiwan Strait. An interim report on a review of the guidelines released by Japan's Ministry of Defence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1613214/pla-warns-against-allowing-japanese-self-defence-forces-join-wider
  9. Sport - Rugby

    New Zealand on fire as they begin defence of Gold Coast Sevens

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 11:45pm by AP

    ... Associated Press on Gold Coast Champions pummel France, Japan and Samoa on day one to set up quarter-final clash with England NZ stake claim in sevens title defence New Zealand made a powerful start to the defence of their Gold Coast Sevens title, emerging unbeaten after pool play Saturday on the first day of the tournament which kicks off rugby's qualifying process ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1614704/new-zealand-hit-top-form-they-begin-gold-coast-sevens-defence
  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan removes geographical limits on defence ties with United States

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:17am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japan expands defence scope with US Japan is set to remove geographical limits on its defence partnership with the US as the countries seek to bolster security cooperation amid China's military assertiveness. New guidelines on US-Japan defence cooperation should emphasise the global nature of the alliance and coordination with other regional partners, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1612409/japan-removes-geographical-limits-defence-ties-united-states

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