A British warship that Russia says illegally entered its territorial waters near Crimea earlier this month did so to observe in detail how Russian forces would react, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.
President Joe Biden's administration will return more than $2 billion in funds allotted under his predecessor Donald Trump to build a wall along the US-Mexican border to the military and devote other remaining money to construction site clean-up, the White House budget office said on Friday.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said the presence of foreign military forces puts regional security at risk, expressing hope that the countries in the region will join hands to expel foreign troops from the Persian Gulf region.
Myanmar security forces opened fire on anti-coup protesters in the commercial capital Yangon on Sunday as demonstrators continued to defy military rule, a day after the country’s civilian leaders said the people should have the right to defend themselves.
At least six protesters were killed by security forces in Myanmar, witnesses and media reported, as activists marked the death anniversary on Saturday of a student whose killing in 1988 sparked an uprising against the military government.
Deputy Commander of Iran's Army for Coordination Affairs, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Sunday that Iran has managed to domestically create a defense power that is counted on and cannot be ignored in the world.