A Ukrainian serviceman is seen in a military camp in Volnovaha town, some 60 km from Donetsk, Ukraine. New EU sanctions against Russia are to come into effect on Friday
A Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier stands guard at the entrance to the PLA’s Hong Kong Garrison headquarters in Hong Kong
A Ukrainian soldier rests at his temporary camp, close to a checkpoint near Eastern Ukrainian village Nikishino, some 20 kms from village Grabovo, close to the village where the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed, in Ukraine on Friday
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A Pro-Russian militant kisses members of his family who leave for Russia on in Donetsk. EU leaders meet on Wednesday to decide on new sanctions against Russia and pro-Moscow separatists in east Ukraine as Kiev raises fears of an imminent invasion by thousands of Russian troops.
South Korean soldiers take position during a search and arrest operation for a conscript soldier who shot and killed five comrades in Goseong on Monday
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An Iranian soldier walks past a portrait of the Ayatollah Khomeini outside Khomeini’s shrine on the 25th anniversary of his death on Wednesday on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran
A soldier uses her mobile phone next to a sentry box on the banks of the Yalu River, near the town of Sinuiju, North Korea, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong
A soldier stands guard along the bank of Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, which neighbours the Chinese border city of Dandong Read more
Libyan soldiers take part in a training exercise directed by the Italian Army’s 80th Infantry Regiment of Cassino, in Persano, near Salerno in southern Italy.
Chinese honour guards lift caskets containing the remains of Chinese soldiers during the handing over ceremony of the remains at the Incheon International Airport on Friday. The remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War were transferred from a temporary columbarium in South Korea to the airport on Thursday to be returned to China.