World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 1, 2015
A Colombian military aircraft crash has killed 12 people, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Friday, blaming the accident on mechanical problems.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 16, 2015
Israel's military said its aircraft struck Hamas facilities in the Gaza Strip early today after Palestinians fired a rocket from the territory into southern Israel overnight.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 14, 2015
A strategic bomber with seven people on board crashed in far eastern Russia today but its crew apparently managed to parachute out and a search for them was underway, the defence ministry said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 2, 2015
The Indonesian military plane that crashed into a residential neighbourhood and killed 142 people likely suffered an engine failure, the air force said Thursday, but denied the aircraft was overloaded after claims civilians had paid to get on board.
World News | Reuters | Thursday July 2, 2015
China has almost finished building a 3,000-metre-long (10,000-foot) airstrip on one of its artificial islands in the disputed Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea, new satellite photographs of the area show.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Indonesia's president promised a review of the country's ageing air force fleet and a defence modernisation drive today as the death toll from the crash of a military transport plane in the north of the country climbed to around 140.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Chinese warships and aircraft on Wednesday passed through the Bashi Channel between Taiwan and the Philippines to carry out routine planned exercises in the Western Pacific, China's Defence Ministry said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Airbus said today its A400M would take part in the flying display at the Paris airshow next week, just over a month after one of the planes fatally crashed in Spain after a massive engine failure.
World News | Reuters | Sunday June 7, 2015
Israeli aircraft struck the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday in response to a rocket fired from the Hamas-controlled territory that hit southern Israel, the Israeli military said.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
Philippine President Benigno Aquino said today that his nation was ready to start talks that would allow Japanese military aircraft and naval vessels to use the Philippines to refuel, allowing them to extend their range of operation into the South China Sea.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 3, 2015
An analysis of the black boxes of the A400M military plane which crashed in Spain on May 9, killing four, has revealed that three of the aircraft's four engines failed, Airbus said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 2, 2015
The US military released a video Monday of a Russian Su-24 bomber flying past an American warship in the Black Sea to dispel what it called inaccurate media reports about a routine encounter.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 2, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry left Europe for the United States aboard a special military aircraft on Monday after breaking his leg in a cycling accident.
World News | Reuters | Sunday May 31, 2015
Russian military aircraft were scrambled to head off a US warship that was acting "aggressively" in the Black Sea, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday, but the Pentagon denied any unusual behavior.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 30, 2015
The United States on Saturday vowed to keep sending military aircraft and ships to disputed parts of the South China Sea and called for an immediate halt to reclamation works by Beijing in the tense region.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 25, 2015
Philippine military and commercial aircraft will keep flying over disputed areas in the South China Sea despite Chinese warnings over the airspace, President Benigno Aquino said today.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 13, 2015
The Pentagon is considering sending US military aircraft and ships to assert freedom of navigation around rapidly growing Chinese-made artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea, a US official said on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 11, 2015
Airbus said it will carry on with test flights of its A400M military transport plane despite a crash in Spain of one of the aircraft that killed four employees who were honoured Monday with a moment of silence at the company's factories.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 4, 2015
US transport aircraft were to begin shuttling rescue teams and supplies today to remote areas of Nepal that are desperately awaiting aid, nine days after a devastating earthquake that killed over 7,000 people.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
Bureaucracy at Kathmandu airport was holding up vital relief supplies for survivors of the earthquake in Nepal on Saturday as the death toll from the disaster passed 6,600.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
US military aircraft, heavy equipment and air traffic controllers will start arriving in Nepal from today as part of a US relief operation following the devastating earthquake, a senior US officer said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 2, 2015
Gunmen fired at a Mexican military helicopter in western Jalisco state on Friday, killing three soldiers and wounding 12 troops and police as the aircraft made an emergency landing, the defense ministry said.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Monday April 27, 2015
India has scaled up relief and rescue efforts in quake-hit Nepal, deploying 13 military aircraft and choppers and also undertaking a "big evacuation" by land. 3,200 people have died in Saturday's powerful earthquake. More than 60 people have died in India.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday April 26, 2015
Six military aircraft are operational in Kathmandu but India hopes to push the figure to 13 by tonight, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said after a review of relief operations following the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Over 2,400 people died after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake on Saturday. More than 60 people died in India.