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Vietnamese army ready to help disaster-hit countries

The Vietnamese army is capable of conducting relief operations abroad upon request, a senior military official said Monday.

US officer whose troops carried out My Lai massacre dies at 81

The mass killings of hundreds Vietnamese in My Lai is known as one of the darkest chapters of US military history.

Syrian army preparing 'huge' operation in Douma: pro-Damascus newspaper

'The forces deployed in Ghouta are preparing a huge military operation in Douma if the Jaish al-Islam terrorists do not agree to hand over the city and depart.'
March 28, 2018 | 03:16 pm GMT+7

China's defense spending to accelerate in 2018

China is building up a world class army worth $175 billion that aims to protect its sovereignty against 'any people, organization or political party.'
March 05, 2018 | 10:46 am GMT+7

US Navy commander visits river where Vietnam defeated China

He hailed growing cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam’s navies in time of regional instability.
October 07, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's female soldiers smash bricks, bend iron, mean business

Vietnam has a long tradition of fierce female fighters; don't mess with them. 
March 02, 2017 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

First look at Vietnam’s newest stealth submarines

An official ceremony was held on Tuesday to show off the two latest Kilo-class attack submarines built by Russia.
February 28, 2017 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

Two with Thai army links found guilty of attack on gold mine protest

A Thai court on Tuesday found two men guilty of attacking villagers and human rights activists protesting against a gold mine in what an international rights watchdog called an ...
May 31, 2016 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Army general nominated as vice chairman of National Assembly

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on Monday nominated General Do Ba Ty, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defense Minister, ...
April 04, 2016 | 12:01 pm GMT+7

Sex in Central Africa -- survival for some, shame for UN

While on the lookout for scraps of food or a little money at a Congolese peacekeepers base, an 18-year-old woman was raped by three men.
March 04, 2016 | 01:31 pm GMT+7
 
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