South Korea, US stage largest amphibious landing drills in five years

South Korean and US Marines take part in a joint drill at a training range in Pohang, South Korea, 29 March 2023, as part of the ongoing South Korea-US Ssangyong amphibious landing exercise that began on 20 March. EFE-EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT

Pohang, South Korea, Mar 29 (EFE).- South Korea and the United States conducted amphibious assault drills on Wednesday for the first time in five years, exhibiting their nimble marines and war equipment in a high-spirited action as a warning to North Korea’s ostentatious military prowess. The two military allies began the Ssangyong (double dragon in … Read more

One killed, 8 injured in attack at journalists’ awards show in Afghanistan

Mazar-e-sharif (Afghanistan), 11/03/2023.- An injured person leaves the scene of a blast at a cultural center in Mazar-e-Sharif, provincial capital of Balkh province, Afghanistan, 11 March 2023. EFE/EPA/STRINGER

Kabul, Mar 11 (EFE).- At least one person was killed and eight others were wounded Saturday in an attack at a cultural center in northern Afghanistan where a journalists’ awards ceremony was being held. Several members of the Taliban regional government and other local leaders also attended the ceremony in Mazar-e-sharif. The attack shortly before … Read more