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Paratroopers participating in IAG 2017 conduct training in China Paratroopers participating in IAG 2017 conduct training in China

A foreign paratrooper descends to the ground with a parachute after jumping out of a transport helicopter. Teams of paratroopers are in preparation for the Airborne Platoon event of the IAG 2017 in central China's Hubei Province.

Russian aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event in northeast China Russian aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event in northeast China

A soldier assigned to the Russian Aerospace Forces signals a Russian SU-35 fighter jet to taxi on the runway at a military airfield in northeast China during a flight training exercise in preparation for the Aviadarts event of the International Army Games (IAG) 2017.

Soldiers load HQ-16 anti-aircraft missiles Soldiers load HQ-16 anti-aircraft missiles

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army operate a crane to load HQ-16 medium-range anti-aircraft missile systems onto a missile launching truck prior to a live-fire training exercise on July 24, 2017.

Chinese participating aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event Chinese participating aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event

A JH-7A fighter bomber attached to the Chinese PLA Air Force taxis towards the runway after a specific flight training exercise in preparation for the Aviadarts event of the International Army Games (IAG) 2017.

Reception held to celebrate 90th anniv. of founding of PLA in Brunei Reception held to celebrate 90th anniv. of founding of PLA in Brunei

Chinese ambassador to Brunei Yang Jian (2nd R, front), Chinese Defense Attache to Brunei Wu Geng (1st R, front) and Brunei's Deputy Minister of Defense Abdul Aziz (3rd R, front) attend a reception to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the PLA of China, July 24, 2017.

Top Chinese leaders visit military exhibition Top Chinese leaders visit military exhibition

Chinese President Xi Jinping and other top Chinese leaders visit a major exhibition marking the 90th anniversary of the founding of the PLA at the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution in Beijing, capital of China, July 21, 2017. Senior leaders Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli, also visited the exhibition.

Armored vehicles drive out of landing craft Armored vehicles drive out of landing craft

Landing craft attached to a landing craft squadron of the army under the PLA Eastern Theater Command steam in formation during a joint maritime training exercise on July 20, 2017.

Soldiers burst out superhuman powers Soldiers burst out superhuman powers

Soldiers assigned to an airborne troop with the PLA Air Force jump over a high wall obstacle during a tactical training exercise on July 23, 2017.

Soldiers participate in training examination Soldiers participate in training examination

A soldier crosses a trench obstacle while balancing himself on a rope bridge during a course-completion test at a military training base in southeast China's Jiangxi Province on July 21, 2017.

H-6H bombers receive pre-flight inspections H-6H bombers receive pre-flight inspections

An H-6H bomber attached to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command takes off for a sortie from a military airfield in late July, 2017.

Paratroopers participating in IAG 2017 conduct training in China
Russian aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event in northeast China
Soldiers load HQ-16 anti-aircraft missiles
Chinese participating aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event
Reception held to celebrate 90th anniv. of founding of PLA in Brunei
Top Chinese leaders visit military exhibition
Armored vehicles drive out of landing craft
Soldiers burst out superhuman powers
Soldiers participate in training examination
H-6H bombers receive pre-flight inspections
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Paratroopers participating in IAG 2017 conduct training in China Paratroopers participating in IAG 2017 conduct training in China

A foreign paratrooper descends to the ground with a parachute after jumping out of a transport helicopter. Teams of paratroopers are in preparation for the Airborne Platoon event of the IAG 2017 in central China's Hubei Province.

Russian aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event in northeast China Russian aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event in northeast China

A soldier assigned to the Russian Aerospace Forces signals a Russian SU-35 fighter jet to taxi on the runway at a military airfield in northeast China during a flight training exercise in preparation for the Aviadarts event of the International Army Games (IAG) 2017.

Soldiers load HQ-16 anti-aircraft missiles Soldiers load HQ-16 anti-aircraft missiles

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army operate a crane to load HQ-16 medium-range anti-aircraft missile systems onto a missile launching truck prior to a live-fire training exercise on July 24, 2017.

Chinese participating aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event Chinese participating aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event

A JH-7A fighter bomber attached to the Chinese PLA Air Force taxis towards the runway after a specific flight training exercise in preparation for the Aviadarts event of the International Army Games (IAG) 2017.

Reception held to celebrate 90th anniv. of founding of PLA in Brunei Reception held to celebrate 90th anniv. of founding of PLA in Brunei

Chinese ambassador to Brunei Yang Jian (2nd R, front), Chinese Defense Attache to Brunei Wu Geng (1st R, front) and Brunei's Deputy Minister of Defense Abdul Aziz (3rd R, front) attend a reception to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the PLA of China, July 24, 2017.

Top Chinese leaders visit military exhibition Top Chinese leaders visit military exhibition

Chinese President Xi Jinping and other top Chinese leaders visit a major exhibition marking the 90th anniversary of the founding of the PLA at the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution in Beijing, capital of China, July 21, 2017. Senior leaders Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yunshan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli, also visited the exhibition.

Armored vehicles drive out of landing craft Armored vehicles drive out of landing craft

Landing craft attached to a landing craft squadron of the army under the PLA Eastern Theater Command steam in formation during a joint maritime training exercise on July 20, 2017.

Soldiers burst out superhuman powers Soldiers burst out superhuman powers

Soldiers assigned to an airborne troop with the PLA Air Force jump over a high wall obstacle during a tactical training exercise on July 23, 2017.

Soldiers participate in training examination Soldiers participate in training examination

A soldier crosses a trench obstacle while balancing himself on a rope bridge during a course-completion test at a military training base in southeast China's Jiangxi Province on July 21, 2017.

H-6H bombers receive pre-flight inspections H-6H bombers receive pre-flight inspections

An H-6H bomber attached to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command takes off for a sortie from a military airfield in late July, 2017.

Paratroopers participating in IAG 2017 conduct training in China
Russian aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event in northeast China
Soldiers load HQ-16 anti-aircraft missiles
Chinese participating aircraft prepare for Aviadarts event
Reception held to celebrate 90th anniv. of founding of PLA in Brunei
Top Chinese leaders visit military exhibition
Armored vehicles drive out of landing craft
Soldiers burst out superhuman powers
Soldiers participate in training examination
H-6H bombers receive pre-flight inspections
The border issue has always been a major sensitive issue between China and India, and "playing fire" on this issue is bound to undermine bilateral relations.
The Indian military's trespassing into China's territory of Doklam region has displayed a quite obvious tendency toward opportunism and adventurism.
Chinese, Philippine FMs discuss on joint exploration in South China Sea
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Philippine counterpart Alan Peter Cayetano held discussion on joint exploration in South China Sea at a press conference here Tuesday.
China urges U.S. to stop dangerous military acts
China on Tuesday urged the United States to stop "unsafe, unprofessional, unfriendly" actions after a close encounter between Chinese and U.S. military planes over the East China Sea.
China, Russia to hold strategic security consultation
China and Russia will hold their 13th round of strategic security consultations during the visit of Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.
At the invitation of the Ministry of National Defense of the Russian Federation, China has sent eight teams from the Army, Navy and Air Force of the PLA to participate in eight competitions of the 2017 International Army Games (IAG) to be held in Russia and Kazahkstan from July 29 to August 12, local time.
Six events of IAG 2017 to be hosted in China from July 30
Six events of the IAG 2017 will be held in Korla City of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Changchun City of northeast China's Jilin Province and Guangshui City of central China's Hubei Province respectively from July 30 to August 12, 2017.
Chinese military medical team arrives in Laos
The 90-personnel medical team of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) arrived in Laos on Tuesday and will provide medical services to military members and people of Laos.
Construction of barracks for Chinese peacekeeping helicopter detachment completed
The construction of the campsite of China's first peacekeeping helicopter detachment to Sudan was completed in Al Fashir, Sudan on the morning of July 20, local time.
Chinese peacekeepers to Congo (K) win UN peace medals
The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) honored a team of Chinese peacekeepers for their outstanding performance at a medal-awarding ceremony in Bukavu on July 20, 2017.
Chinese peacekeepers to S. Sudan awarded UN Peace Medals
All 331 members of the Chinese peacekeeping engineer and medical detachments to South Sudan were granted with the United Nations Peace Medals of Honor for their outstanding performance in implementing UN peacekeeping missions on July 18, local time.
UN officials speak highly of Chinese peacekeepers to Lebanon
Senior officials from the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) on Wednesday made an inspection tour to the barracks of the 16th Chinese peacekeeping multifunctional engineer detachment to Lebanon.
25th Chinese naval escort taskforce returns to China
The 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce returned to a naval port of the Chinese (PLA) Navy in Zhanjiang of South China's Guangdong province on the morning of July 12, 2017, after completing its escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia coast.
PLA Navy embodies China's responsibility in escort missions at Gulf of Aden
Since 2008, Chinese PLA Navy has dispatched 26 escort taskforces, involving 83 vessels and 22,000 soldiers, to carry out escort missions at the Gulf of Aden and in waters off the Somali coast.
Chinese navy establishes
The destroyer Hefei and frigate Yuncheng of the Chinese PLA Navy received replenishment of fuel and fresh water from the supply ship Gaoyouhu of the 26th Chinese naval escort taskforce in the Gulf of Aden days ago.
Chinese naval escort taskforce set sail for home
The 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce concluded its friendly visit to Vanuatu and set sail for home on June 27, 2017, local time.
Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone bids farewell to Chinese Medical teams
The 18th Chinese medical team at Jui hospital, China CDC and Chinese Military medical team will all leave for China this month after working for months in Sierra Leone.
Zuliatu Cooper bids farewell to Chinese Medical Team
Zuliatu Cooper, Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation 2, on Friday 2nd June 2017 bade farewell to Batch 18 of the Chinese Medical Team which had been serving the people of Sierra Leone as part of the bilateral ties between both countries.
Three Chinese ships arrives to island with relief goods
Three ships of the PLA Navy of China, "Chang Chun", "Jing Zhou" and "Chao Hu" arrived at the port of Colombo to assist the ongoing relief operations on Wednesday (31st June 2017), sates Navy media.
Armed Police Force soldiers save three people trapped in earthquake
The Chinese APF in Xinjiang launched emergency rescue operation and dispatched troops to the quake-stricken area after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Taxkorgan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 5:58 a.m. on Thursday, local time.
United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill wraps up in Belarus
The United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill, which was jointly held for the first time by the Chinese People's APF and the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Internal Ministry, wrapped up at a training center of the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry on July 18.
China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill
The United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill jointly held by the Chinese People's APF and the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry started in Minsk, capital of Belarus, on July 11, 2017.
Cooperation aids anti-terrorism efforts
Stopping suspected terrorists from crossing borders illegally and smuggling firearms must be prioritized as regional anti-terrorism cooperation continues to intensify, according to China's most senior border control official.
China's Xinjiang resolutely fights terrorism as risks remain: officials
Senior officials from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday said the region has maintained a high-pressure crackdown to ensure stability as destabilizing factors remain.
Friends and allies in war and peace
Former Flying Tiger pilot Jay Vinyard visits a memorial park dedicated to the American Volunteer Group in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, in 2015.
The conflict that changed China
The War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1937-45) ravaged the land, but also united the Chinese, irrespective of political affiliation.

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Int'l Media on China

Russian Pacific Fleet Accepts Chinese Navy for International Army Games
Matveev noted that the Chinese team will take part in the Seaborne Assault contest, while the participants from Iran and Venezuela are expected to arrive soon.

Int'l Militaries on China

Defence Hosts Senior Chinese Military Delegation
This week Defence hosted General Wei Liang, Political Commissar, Southern Theatre Command from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on a recent goodwill visit to Australia.
Significance of the victory in Mosul
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Jawad Kadhim al-Abadi arrived in the liberated Mosul, the second largest city in northern Iraq, on July 9, local time, hailing the high spirit of both Iraqi forces and the Mosul people for their significant victory in driving out terrorists of the IS.
Commentary: Despite liberation of Mosul, anti-terror war is far from won
The liberation of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) signals a defining milestone in Iraq's tough struggle to eliminate the terror group, but either for Iraq or the world, the anti-terror war is still far from victory.