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Protests intensify over India’s plan for short-term military contracts – World news

Protests intensify over India’s plan for short-term military contracts – World news

Protesters in India’s eastern state of Bihar damaged public property and ransacked offices in a railway station on Saturday, expressing outrage at a new military recruitment plan and demanding the government reverse course. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has introduced a policy called Agnipath or “path of fire” designed to bring more people into the …

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India’s Military Recruitment Plan Fuels Anger and Protest – World news

India’s Military Recruitment Plan Fuels Anger and Protest – World news

NEW DELHI — Thousands of young Indians took to the streets in angry demonstrations on Friday, blocking trains and setting fire to railroad cars and tires to protest a cost-cutting move by the government that they say will shatter their dreams of a more secure job in the military. The protests began on Tuesday after …

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UK Military Chief On Ukraine War – World news

UK Military Chief On Ukraine War – World news

<!– –> Ukraine War: UK Army Chief Said Russia had sacrificed a quarter of his country’s army power in war. London: Russia has already “strategically lost” its war with Ukraine, suffering heavy losses and strengthening NATO, the UK’s chief of defence staff said in an interview published on Friday. “This is a dreadful mistake by …

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GG’s office had no role in controversial catering bill, military says – World news

GG’s office had no role in controversial catering bill, military says – World news

The military says the Office of the Governor General had no role in decisions related to a controversial catering bill for a recent official trip and insists it takes steps to minimize the cost of in-flight food services. In a statement issued to media outlets, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Department of National Defence (DND) said the …

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FBI, Commerce agents probing American electronics in Russian military gear – World news

FBI, Commerce agents probing American electronics in Russian military gear – World news

Placeholder while article actions load Federal agents have begun questioning U.S. technology companies on how their computer chips ended up in Russian military equipment recovered in Ukraine. Commerce Department agents who enforce export controls are conducting the inquiries together with the FBI, paying joint visits to companies to ask about Western chips and components found …

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U.S. Defense Secretary Urges Allies to Increase Military Aid to Ukraine – World news

U.S. Defense Secretary Urges Allies to Increase Military Aid to Ukraine – World news

President Biden on Wednesday said the United States will deliver another $1 billion worth of military equipment to Ukraine, including weapons to defend the country’s coast, additional artillery, and more ammunition for the rocket systems to defend against Russian aggression in the eastern part of the country. Mr. Biden said in a statement that he …

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U.S., NATO allies meet to discuss more military aid for Ukraine – World news

U.S., NATO allies meet to discuss more military aid for Ukraine – World news

Placeholder while article actions load BRUSSELS — NATO allies and partners met Wednesday to discuss how best to help Ukrainian forces as they are pummeled by the Russians in the east, as well as a longer-term push to move the country from Soviet-style to NATO-standard weapons. Ahead of two days of talks in Brussels, NATO …

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‘The stakes are too high’: The U.S. defense secretary urges allies to increase military aid to Ukraine. – World news

U.S. Defense Secretary Urges Allies to Increase Military Aid to Ukraine – World news

Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III on Wednesday urged Western allies to redouble their military aid to Ukraine, warning that it “is facing a pivotal moment on the battlefield” in the nearly four-month war with Russia. “We can’t afford to let up, and we can’t lose steam,” Mr. Austin told a meeting in Brussels of …

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Personal information of military sex misconduct claimants leaked – World news

Personal information of military sex misconduct claimants leaked – World news

OTTAWA – The company overseeing the federal government’s $900-million settlement deal with military members who experienced sexual misconduct in uniform is admitting to more privacy breaches, despite repeated promises to have fixed the problem. Epiq Class Action Services Canada confirmed the additional errors after a third veteran came forward to The Canadian Press …

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Russia expected to boost its military budget – World news

Russia expected to boost its military budget – World news

Amid repeated requests for western countries to provide more military assistance to Ukraine, Russia has closed in on key cities in the Donbas and plans to significantly increase its military budget. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pleaded with western nations for more and faster deliveries of military arms during his nightly address Tuesday, as he does …

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