A Patriot Advanced Capability 3 interceptor hit a simulated short-range ballistic missile in a Thursday trial at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, contractor Lockheed Martin said.
India is losing its will to tolerate Pakistani army aggression in the disputed Kashmir border region, Indian Defense Minister A.K. Antony said on Monday, as small-arms fire between the countries reached its northernmost point in the history of a decade-old truce between the two nuclear-armed neighbors, Reuters reported.
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Over the weekend, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un spent some time touring what he hopes will soon be a "world-class" ski resort in Kangwon Province, North Korea. Kim—who went to school in Switzerland—is a big booster of the project, which he calls a "gigantic patriotic work." He has specified the exact types of structures that should be built, including a heliport—for all those (illegal) helicopters in North Korea. The idea is, in part, to one-up South Korea ahead of its hosting of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. ...
A 20-person U.N. team reached Damascus on Sunday to assess the veracity of claims that chemical arms have been employed in Syria's civil war, the Associated Press reported.