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3 hours ago
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the incursion off its east coast lasted roughly 10 minutes. Beijing later said the warplanes entering South Korea's air defense identification zone was part of an exercise.
8 Nov
Taipei has said it is one of the largest Chinese incursions into Taiwan's air defense identification zone since early October, coming right after an EU delegation visited Taipei to work on building ties.
6 Jul
Russia's Black Sea Fleet says the exercises involved strikes against simulated enemy ships. NATO vessels are also carrying out drills in the region, prompting a stern response from Moscow.
7 May
Pentagon Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley said 18 warplanes will be sent to Afghanistan to protect US troops.
22 Jul 2019
Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames them for Wednesday's killing of a Turkish diplomat in Erbil.
31 Mar 2019
Suspected Israeli warplanes have struck several Iranian and Syrian government targets in Aleppo, according to state television. If confirmed, it would be the first Israeli strike in Syria since January.
28 Oct 2017
Warplanes target town in western Syria - monitor.
23 Jul 2017
Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire - Syrian Observatory.
11 Mar 2017
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan announce the "normalisation" of ties between the two countries, damaged by Ankara downing one of Moscow's warplanes in 2015.

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