The Indian Navy have conducted missile based exercises in the Arabian Sea despite airspace over the area remaining open for civilian flights.
The US military will continue to operate "wherever" international law allows in the South China Sea, a US admiral has said.
China's naval commander told his US counterpart that a minor incident could spark war in the South China Sea.
Pakistan has signed a government to government deal to acquire 34 Cessna Tweet T37 trainer aircraft free of cost from Turkey.
A Palestinian who stabbed an Israeli soldier has been shot dead by security forces, Israeli authorities said, as a five-week wave of violence continued.
Two Russian reconnaissance aircraft flew within one mile of the USS Ronald Reagan, prompting the aircraft carrier to scramble its jets.
According to a recent MoD press release, the UK will contribute defence assets to support Maltese security operations.