Firefighters, troops battle forest fire outside Madrid

Spanish firefighters and military emergency personnel battled blistering heat on Monday to control a wildfire in the Madrid region that had burned through the night. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: … Read more Firefighters, troops battle forest fire outside Madrid

Slaughter of the innocent? | UK troops may have murdered dozens of Afghan civilians – leaked docs

A leak with dreadful implications shakes the UK: Undisclosed court papers have revealed that a British special forces unit may have been responsible for the murder of more than 33 civilians in Afghanistan in 2011. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international … Read more Slaughter of the innocent? | UK troops may have murdered dozens of Afghan civilians – leaked docs

Chinese PLA departs for International Army Games 2020

Members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) departed for the International Army Games 2020 held in Russia this year. The departure ceremony took place in Inner Mongolia. The PLA participants are from the 78th, 79th and 80th Northern Army Group. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of competition events was reduced from 32 … Read more Chinese PLA departs for International Army Games 2020

Myanmar: Karen minority demand troops leave area

Myanmar’s military says two soldiers accused of killing a woman from an ethnic minority community will face a court-martial. The mother of three’s death has reignited anger in Karen state, where there has been unrest for decades. Karen community leaders say the army is using coronavirus lockdown measures as an excuse to attack villagers. Al … Read more Myanmar: Karen minority demand troops leave area

Live: River crossing drill conducted in NE China

The 80th Army Group is conducting a river-crossing drill on the Songnen Plain of northeast China. The exercise includes infantry fighting vehicles forcibly crossing water barriers, the special handling of water situations, and establishing beachheads. CGTN takes you to the scene to see the amphibious capabilities of the Chinese troops.

Live: China goes all out to battle unprecedented floods along the Yangtze 关注!直击全国多地汛情

#China is stepping up efforts in flood control as continuous heavy downpours have lashed vast stretches of the country along its Yangtze River since June. As of Thursday, the #Chinese People’s Liberation Army and the People’s Armed Police Force had dispatched troops to over 3,700 #flood relief operations by July 28, helping evacuate more than … Read more Live: China goes all out to battle unprecedented floods along the Yangtze 关注!直击全国多地汛情

Live: Chinese Marines conduct littoral combat training in western Guangdong waters

In the western part of #China’s Guangdong waters, a brigade of Chinese #Marines conducts littoral combat training every summer. Get a glimpse of this #troop with CGTN to celebrate the 93rd anniversary of #PLA’s foundation. The Marine Corps, as a major naval force, is mainly responsible for amphibious landing missions. With the support of ship’s … Read more Live: Chinese Marines conduct littoral combat training in western Guangdong waters

Puerto Rico National Guard Rescues Residents Trapped by Hurricane Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane on Friday, July 31, a day after its tropical-storm-force winds and rain inundated the island of Puerto Rico. Footage from the National Guard shows vehicles and homes in feet of water in Mayagüez on Thursday. Troops are seen carrying a three-month-old baby and helping the … Read more Puerto Rico National Guard Rescues Residents Trapped by Hurricane Isaias

Zimbabwe: arrests and empty streets as military enforces protest ban

Hundreds of military troops and police clamped down on an anti-government protest this Friday. Scores were arrested. The planned demonstration was against corruption and economic hardship amid skyrocketing inflation. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s critics say his government is increasingly resorting to the authoritarian tactics of the Robert Mugabe era. We speak to our correspondent in Harare.   Subscribe to … Read more Zimbabwe: arrests and empty streets as military enforces protest ban

Scores of anti-government protesters arrested in Zimbabwe

Scores of people were arrested Friday in Zimbabwe as hundreds of military troops as well as police attempted to thwart an anti-government protest, with streets empty and many people hiding indoors. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Scores of anti-government protesters arrested in Zimbabwe

Ukrainian bathers witness unexpected military invasion

How about this for a tourist attraction?! A lazy summer’s afternoon on a lake in Chuguev, Ukraine, was disrupted by a small yet extremely noticeable military invasion!** A helicopter interrupted the peace and quiet of bathers and swimmers by hovering over the water, dropping a small contingent of troops, and then buzzing off again. Apparently … Read more Ukrainian bathers witness unexpected military invasion

Portland protests: will Trump actually pull federal agents from the city?

Federal agents accused of behaving like an ‘occupying army’ are said to be pulling out of Portland, Oregon, in an embarrassing climbdown by the White House, but many protesters are sceptical over whether the agents will actually withdraw from the city. The force, which have been dubbed by some as ‘Donald Trump’s troops’, were sent … Read more Portland protests: will Trump actually pull federal agents from the city?

Will Trump actually pull federal agents from Portland?

Federal agents accused of behaving like an ‘occupying army’ are said to be pulling out of Portland, Oregon, in an embarrassing climbdown by the White House, but many protesters are sceptical over whether the agents will actually withdraw from the city. The force, which have been dubbed by some as ‘Donald Trump’s troops’, were sent … Read more Will Trump actually pull federal agents from Portland?

My Heart My Motherland

Ninety-three years of hard work, ninety-three years of sticking with each other through thick and thin, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has traversed a glorious course of 93 years. A military is built to fight. Our military must regard combat capability as the criterion to meet in all its work and focus on how to … Read more My Heart My Motherland

Iraq after Saddam Hussein: Two powers competing for influence

In the spring of 2003, Saddam Hussein’s regime was toppled. Iraq then had to rebuild itself, with the presence of US forces who had put an end to the dictatorship. But after the departure of US troops in 2010-11, the Iraqi state never succeeded in asserting its authority, leaving the country open to becoming a zone of … Read more Iraq after Saddam Hussein: Two powers competing for influence