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K-pop idol Rain set for Vietnam performance

K-pop idol Rain set for Vietnam performance

VOV.VN -Popular Korean pop star and actor Rain will return to Vietnam for the fourth time to perform at the We friend concert 2019, which is scheduled to take place at the Military Zone 7 stadium in Ho Chi Minh city on June 1.

Retired general Mattis a top candidate for Pentagon chief

Retired general Mattis a top candidate for Pentagon chief

President-elect Donald Trump on November 20 assessed several more contenders for top US posts including Chris Christie and Rudy Giuliani, as blunt-spoken retired Marine Corps General James Mattis emerged as a leading candidate for defense secretary.

Iraq launches Mosul offensive to drive out Islamic State

Iraq launches Mosul offensive to drive out Islamic State

Iraqi government forces launched a U.S.-backed offensive on October 17 to drive Islamic State from the northern city of Mosul, a high-stakes battle to retake the militants' last major stronghold in the country.

US detects failed DPRK missile test: Pentagon

US detects failed DPRK missile test: Pentagon

The US military detected a failed the Democratic People's Republic of Korean (DPRK) test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile, the Pentagon said on October 15.

US military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on US Navy ship

US military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on US Navy ship

The US military launched cruise missile strikes on October 13 to knock out three coastal radar sites in areas of Yemen controlled by Iran-aligned Houthi forces, retaliating after failed missile attacks this week on a US Navy destroyer, U.S. officials said.

US withdraws staff from Saudi Arabia dedicated to Yemen planning

US withdraws staff from Saudi Arabia dedicated to Yemen planning

The U.S. military has withdrawn from Saudi Arabia its personnel who were coordinating with the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, and sharply reduced the number of staff elsewhere who were assisting in that planning, U.S. officials told Reuters.

Five US military members injured in Afghanistan

Five US military members injured in Afghanistan

Five US special operations members were wounded while working with Afghan special forces in an operation to clear areas controlled by Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan, the top US military commander in Afghanistan said on July 28.

DPRK fires two short-range missiles into sea

DPRK fires two short-range missiles into sea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast city of Wonsan early on March 10, flying approximately 500 km (300 miles), the Republic of Korea's military said.

DPRK satellite tumbling in orbit again: US sources

DPRK satellite tumbling in orbit again: US sources

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) recently launched satellite is once again tumbling in orbit, after stabilizing briefly, according to a US official and other sources.