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Ukraine missile tests avoid Crimea airspace and Russian showdown

Ukraine began two days of missile tests on Thursday, avoiding the air space over Crimea which could have provoked a confrontation with Russia.

Ukraine began two days of missile tests on Thursday, avoiding the air space over Crimea which could have provoked a confrontation with Russia.

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US condemns ''failed'' North Korea ballistic missile test

The US military has condemned a ‘‘failed’‘ North Korean test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile near the northwestern city of Kusong.

The US military has condemned a ‘‘failed’‘ North Korean test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile near the northwestern city of Kusong.

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US tension over Russian missile deployment to Syria

Russia has raised tensions once again in Syria with it deploying for the first time an S300 surface-to-air missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria.

Russia has raised tensions once again in Syria with it deploying for the first time an S300 surface-to-air missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria.

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South Koreans protest deployment of US anti-missile defence system

Hundreds of South Koreans have had their heads shaved in protest over a government decision to install a US manufactured anti-missile defence unit.

Hundreds of South Koreans have had their heads shaved in protest over a government decision to install a US manufactured anti-missile defence unit.

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North Korea fires another missile towards Japan

North Korea has test fired another ballistic missile which landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launches.

North Korea has test fired another ballistic missile which landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launches.

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Russia condemns US missile-defence systems in Europe

Poland has broken ground at a site designed to hold interceptors for a US missile-defence system in the north of the country, drawing criticism from

Poland has broken ground at a site designed to hold interceptors for a US missile-defence system in the north of the country, drawing criticism from

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US activates controversial missile shield in Romania

America has switched on a controversial missile shield in Romania, incensing Moscow. The aim, it says, is to protect NATO countries from short and

America has switched on a controversial missile shield in Romania, incensing Moscow. The aim, it says, is to protect NATO countries from short and

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North Korea says long-range missile engine could reach United States

North Korea claims to have successfully tested a long-range missile engine, giving it the ability to launch a nuclear strike on the United States

North Korea claims to have successfully tested a long-range missile engine, giving it the ability to launch a nuclear strike on the United States

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North Korea fires five 'projectiles' into the sea

North Korea said it has fired five short-range projectiles amid heightened tension over the country’s nuclear and rocket programmes. South Korea

North Korea said it has fired five short-range projectiles amid heightened tension over the country’s nuclear and rocket programmes. South Korea

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Iran threatens Israel with new missile tests

Iran carried out two new ballistic missile tests on Wednesday morning in defiance of renewed threats of sanctions from the United States. Missiles

Iran carried out two new ballistic missile tests on Wednesday morning in defiance of renewed threats of sanctions from the United States. Missiles

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Iran launches ballistic missiles during drill, claim reports

Iran’s official news agency says the country’s revolutionary guard has launched several ballistic missiles during a military exercise. In January

Iran’s official news agency says the country’s revolutionary guard has launched several ballistic missiles during a military exercise. In January

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Claims of Chinese missiles in South China Sea spark tension in region

Taiwanese officials say China has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system on an island in the South China Sea. The US also acknowledged

Taiwanese officials say China has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system on an island in the South China Sea. The US also acknowledged

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Claim and counter claim over Syria 'war crime' hospital bombings

The latest slaughter in Syria is a war crime say France and Turkey. For the United Nations, Monday’s missile attacks on hospitals and schools in

The latest slaughter in Syria is a war crime say France and Turkey. For the United Nations, Monday’s missile attacks on hospitals and schools in

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Pakistan test-fires ballistic missile

Pakistan’s military says it has test-fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile – one that can carry a nuclear warhead and reach India, the Middle

Pakistan’s military says it has test-fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile – one that can carry a nuclear warhead and reach India, the Middle

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Russia sends missile systems to Syria to protect its forces

Representatives of four Free Syrian Army rebel groups have dismissed a report claiming they would meet Russian officials to discuss fighting Islamic

Representatives of four Free Syrian Army rebel groups have dismissed a report claiming they would meet Russian officials to discuss fighting Islamic

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Ukraine slams Russia as 'state sponsor of terrorism'

Kyiv believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian separatists armed with a surface-to-air missile launcher, something that

Kyiv believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian separatists armed with a surface-to-air missile launcher, something that

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Russia rejects Dutch probe into MH17 crash

Russia has issued a scathing response to the Dutch Safety Board’s report into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. 9K37 #BUK-M1 SA-11

Russia has issued a scathing response to the Dutch Safety Board’s report into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. 9K37 #BUK-M1 SA-11

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Russia to deliver long-awaited missile system to Iran

Russia’s President Putin has signed a decree lifting the ban on the sale of a missile system to Iran. The move is part of a wider oil-for-goods swap

Russia’s President Putin has signed a decree lifting the ban on the sale of a missile system to Iran. The move is part of a wider oil-for-goods swap