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China holds state memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims China holds state memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims

Photo taken on Dec. 13, 2017 shows the scene of state memorial ceremony for China's National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims at the memorial hall for the massacre victims in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 13, 2017.

Operations in Xizang high plateau area Operations in Xizang high plateau area

A military truck convoy carrying weapons and equipment is en route to the designated area during a recent long-distance maneuver exercise in mountainous high plateau area in southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region.

Chinese air force conducts patrol exercise Chinese air force conducts patrol exercise

Aircraft of Chinese air force take part in a regular patrol exercise on Dec. 11, 2017. A Chinese air force formation conducted a regular patrol exercise that passed the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait on Monday, an air force spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.

Tanker aircraft pass fuel to fighter jets Tanker aircraft pass fuel to fighter jets

A J-10B fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command arrives to receive fuel from a multi-point system of an HU-6 aerial refueling tanker during a midair refueling training exercise on December 9, 2017.

Paratroopers demonstrate parachute skills Paratroopers demonstrate parachute skills

A paratrooper assigned to an airborne brigade under the PLA Air Force gets pulled by his parachute after landing at a drop zone during a parachute training exercise in central China's Hubei Province on December 8, 2017.

Chinese, Russian soldiers fire rockets in Chinese, Russian soldiers fire rockets in "Cooperation-2017"

Participating soldiers learn to use Chinese weapons and equipment prior to the second day's joint training of the "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard on December 4, 2017.

Chinese peacekeepers in Mali offer free treatment for local villagers Chinese peacekeepers in Mali offer free treatment for local villagers

Peacekeepers assigned to the 5th Chinese peacekeeping guard detachment in Mali donate supplies to local villagers and pose for a group photo with them after a free treatment activity at a local village on December 1, 2017.

Multi-type helicopters set out for flight training Multi-type helicopters set out for flight training

A group of Z-19 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade of the PLA 80th Group Army hover at extremely-low altitude to execute inspections before leaving the airfield during the flight training on December 6, 2017.

Chinese, Russian hold fast-roping training in Chinese, Russian hold fast-roping training in "Cooperation-2017"

Chinese and Russian special operations soldiers run to board a transport helicopter during the third day's training of the "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard on December 5, 2017.

Soldiers load rockets for live-fire training Soldiers load rockets for live-fire training

Soldiers assigned to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 79th Group Army load rockets onto a Z-19 attack helicopter prior to the live-fire training at a military training base in Horqin Grassland of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in late November, 2017.

China holds state memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims
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Chinese air force conducts patrol exercise
Tanker aircraft pass fuel to fighter jets
Paratroopers demonstrate parachute skills
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Chinese peacekeepers in Mali offer free treatment for local villagers
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China holds state memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims China holds state memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims

Photo taken on Dec. 13, 2017 shows the scene of state memorial ceremony for China's National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims at the memorial hall for the massacre victims in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 13, 2017.

Operations in Xizang high plateau area Operations in Xizang high plateau area

A military truck convoy carrying weapons and equipment is en route to the designated area during a recent long-distance maneuver exercise in mountainous high plateau area in southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region.

Chinese air force conducts patrol exercise Chinese air force conducts patrol exercise

Aircraft of Chinese air force take part in a regular patrol exercise on Dec. 11, 2017. A Chinese air force formation conducted a regular patrol exercise that passed the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait on Monday, an air force spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.

Tanker aircraft pass fuel to fighter jets Tanker aircraft pass fuel to fighter jets

A J-10B fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command arrives to receive fuel from a multi-point system of an HU-6 aerial refueling tanker during a midair refueling training exercise on December 9, 2017.

Paratroopers demonstrate parachute skills Paratroopers demonstrate parachute skills

A paratrooper assigned to an airborne brigade under the PLA Air Force gets pulled by his parachute after landing at a drop zone during a parachute training exercise in central China's Hubei Province on December 8, 2017.

Chinese, Russian soldiers fire rockets in Chinese, Russian soldiers fire rockets in "Cooperation-2017"

Participating soldiers learn to use Chinese weapons and equipment prior to the second day's joint training of the "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard on December 4, 2017.

Chinese peacekeepers in Mali offer free treatment for local villagers Chinese peacekeepers in Mali offer free treatment for local villagers

Peacekeepers assigned to the 5th Chinese peacekeeping guard detachment in Mali donate supplies to local villagers and pose for a group photo with them after a free treatment activity at a local village on December 1, 2017.

Multi-type helicopters set out for flight training Multi-type helicopters set out for flight training

A group of Z-19 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade of the PLA 80th Group Army hover at extremely-low altitude to execute inspections before leaving the airfield during the flight training on December 6, 2017.

Chinese, Russian hold fast-roping training in Chinese, Russian hold fast-roping training in "Cooperation-2017"

Chinese and Russian special operations soldiers run to board a transport helicopter during the third day's training of the "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard on December 5, 2017.

Soldiers load rockets for live-fire training Soldiers load rockets for live-fire training

Soldiers assigned to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 79th Group Army load rockets onto a Z-19 attack helicopter prior to the live-fire training at a military training base in Horqin Grassland of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in late November, 2017.

China holds state memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims
Operations in Xizang high plateau area
Chinese air force conducts patrol exercise
Tanker aircraft pass fuel to fighter jets
Paratroopers demonstrate parachute skills
Chinese, Russian soldiers fire rockets in
Chinese peacekeepers in Mali offer free treatment for local villagers
Multi-type helicopters set out for flight training
Chinese, Russian hold fast-roping training in
Soldiers load rockets for live-fire training
The history of Allied POWs at a Japanese camp in China is shown at an ongoing exhibition. Lia Zhu reports in San Francisco.
China's knowledge of the security situation in certain countries along the route of the Belt and Road initiative is far from perfect as well. Chinese think tanks should spend more efforts conducting research and recommend measures and countermeasures for Chinese firms to safeguard the interests of Chinese projects and nationals overseas.
Mainland opposes military interaction between the U.S. and Taiwan: spokesperson
The Chinese mainland resolutely opposes any official or military exchanges between the United States and Taiwan, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
China, Russia, India should bring more certainty to world: Chinese FM
China, Russia and India should strengthen their strategic communication and coordination to stabilize the international situation and bring more certainty to the world, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said.
Chinese air force conducts patrol exercise
A Chinese air force formation conducted a regular patrol exercise that passed the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait on Monday, an air force spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.
The 6th defense policy dialogue between the defense ministries of China and Singapore kicked off here Monday. Jiang Guoping, assistant to the chief of the Joint Staff Department under the (CMC), and Chan Yeng Kit, Permanent Secretary of the Singaporean Ministry of Defense, jointly presided over the dialogue.
Chinese air force conducts patrol exercise
A Chinese air force formation conducted a regular patrol exercise that passed the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait on Monday, an air force spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.
What are the differences between China’s two aircraft carriers?
China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, is expected to start blue-water trials soon, according to state media and mainland military websites.
Chinese defense minister inspects national defense education work in Gansu, Ningxia
Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan recently inspected the national defense education work in northwest China's Gansu Province and western China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Chinese peacekeepers to Mali carry out joint drill with Niger peers
The 5th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Mali carried out a joint defense drill with the Nigerien peacekeeping infantry battalion in Ménaka on Sunday morning, in a bid to jointly enhance the capabilities to deal with emergencies under harsh security situation in Mali.
China's peacekeeping helicopters finish airlift of Ethiopian peacekeepers in troop rotation
China's first peacekeeping helicopter detachment completed the transportation of Ethiopian peacekeepers for troop rotation in Sudan on Dec 10.
Chinese peacekeeping engineers to Congo (K) conduct defense drill
The Chinese peacekeeping engineers in Congo (K) conducted a defense drill in its camp area on the evening of December 8 to strengthen and upgrade their self-defense capability.
China finishes training of UN peacekeeping staff officers
China's Ministry of Defense concluded its two-week training sessions for United Nations (UN) international peacekeeping staff officers in Beijing on Friday.
28th Chinese naval escort taskforce sets sail for Gulf of Aden
The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce set out from a naval port in Qingdao of East China's Shandong province on the morning of December 3, for the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somali coast.
Live-fire exercises conducted by PLA base in Djibouti
The Djibouti Logistic Support Base of the Chinese People's Liberation Army conducted a live-fire exercise on Thursday with its heavy-duty weapons.
China to continue escort missions in Gulf of Aden, Somalia
China will continue to participate in escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to protect the international lane, a spokesperson said on Friday.
Chinese naval escort fleet concludes visit to Denmark
China's 26th naval escort fleet departed from here on Friday morning after a five-day visit to Denmark.
The "Cooperation Spirit 2017" joint HADR tabletop exercise concluded in Nanjing on Dec 8, with all participants saying that the exercise has achieved remarkable results and expected goals.
China-US military exercise to enhance rescues
US and Chinese soldiers not only exchanged rescue methods but also commands during a joint exercise on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
13th China-U.S. Disaster Management Exchange starts in Portland
The 13th China-U.S. Disaster Management Exchange, one of the routine annual exchanges between the two militaries, kicked off at Portland, State of Oregon on the morning of November 13, local time.
Chinese PLA helps Sierra Leone build infectious disease surveillance system
The system was built under the assistance of the Chinese PLA military medical experts to Sierra Leone, its smooth operation marks that success has been achieved in the initial stage of the construction of infectious disease surveillance network in Sierra Leone by China.
Chinese, Russian soldiers fire rockets in
The "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard kicked off on Dec. 2, 2017 in a military training base near Yinchuan, capital city of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
China, Russia hold joint anti-terrorism training
The "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard kicked off on Saturday in a training base near Yinchuan, capital city of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Chinese, Russian armed police hold joint anti-terrorism training
Chinese armed police and Russian national guard on Saturday began a joint anti-terrorism drill near Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
China's top anti-terror squad intensifies training
China's Falcon Commando Unit is widely known as the preeminent counterterrorism team in the country.
Polished military unit guards the heart of republic
As political commissar of the 10th detachment of the Beijing division of the Chinese People's Armed Police Force, Wang Jianhua is fully aware of the importance of his job. He is in charge of security around Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest city square and the geographic and symbolic center of Beijing.
Board a naval ship for health: China's Peace Ark treats hundreds in Tanzania
On a cloudy Tuesday Afternoon, Susan Emmanuel Mahaligewi, a mother of four children, walked out of the Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark wearing a broad smile.

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Int'l Media on China

China, Russia send message to North Korea with anti-missile drills in Beijing
China and Russia have begun a computer-simulated anti-missile exercise in Beijing as the two nations step up preparations against the North Korea nuclear threat.

Int'l Militaries on China

Aerospace Security 2017 Russian-Chinese ABM defence computer CPX kicks off in Beijing
In accordance with Russian and Chinese defence ministries’ decision, the 2nd Aerospace Security 2017 Russian-Chinese ABM defence computer CPX has kicked off in the Air and Missile Defence Research Institute of the Air Force Academy of the People’s Liberation Army of China, in Beijing.
Tillerson's Europe visit unlikely to heal trans-Atlantic rifts
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday wrapped up a five-day three-nation Europe visit which, experts said, was unlikely to heal the expanding trans-Atlantic rifts on the relevant regional and global issues.
Trump's controversial move on Jerusalem risks inflaming tensions in Mideast, could backfire
U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday in defiance of strong opposition from the Muslim world is set to backfire as it will inflame the tensions in the Middle East.