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6 Jan
Taiwan is planning to increase compulsory military service from four months to one year. Tensions have been rising between Beijing and the island. Conscripts will undergo more intense training to combat any military aggression from China.
11 Dec
Following Russia's attack on Ukraine, German leaders vowed to boost the Bundeswehr, by investing an extra €100 billion in equipment and taking on a leading role internationally. But so far, little seems to have happened.
10 Dec
Military leaders and the main pro-democracy group in Sudan have signed a deal this Monday to establish a civilian-led transitional government. But the deal has already been heavily criticised by democracy activists.
9 Dec
Military leaders and the main pro-democracy group in Sudan have signed a deal this Monday to establish a civilian-led transitional government. But the deal has already been heavily criticised by democracy activists.
7 Dec
Sudan's military generals and civilian pro-democracy factions have reached an intial agreement to resume civilian transition following a military takeover last year.
4 Dec
Kenya could be on course to unveil its prototype of a military robotic dog. That is if they can adopt and advance the idea of a 19-year-old student who has finalized building one using local materials.
16 Oct
A deadly attack on a school van in Pakistan's Swat Valley has sparked fears of a resurgence in Taliban activity in the region. Thousands have protested against the possible return of a militant presence to Swat.
14 Oct
North Korea's latest spate of missile launches has put its neighbours on edge. The barrage of weapons tests includes one that flew over Japan in the longest-ever recorded distance, capable of reaching the US territory of Guam.
9 Oct
The 25-year-old was reportedly upset that his friend who had no prior military experience had received draft orders. The shooting follows Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement of partial mobilization.
6 Sep
Germany's Bundeswehr is increasing its military presence in the Indo-Pacific — at a time when war rages closer to home, in Ukraine. But Berlin is seeking to demonstrate cooperation with its "value partners" in Australia.
31 Aug
The EU will work to “define the parameters” of a collective mission to help train the Ukrainian army in fighting Russia’s invasion, the bloc’s foreign policy chief said.
19 Aug
The Chinese military responded to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan by launching a series of drills after she left. The drills have not just caused political tensions. They have also impacted everyday life along the Taiwanese shoreline.

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