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News 24 South Africa
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss AlpsSwitzerland (Picture: AFP) Geneva — The Swiss Defence Department says an air f
Swiss fighter plane goes missing in central Swiss Alps
News 24 South Africa / Posted 47 minutes ago
Switzerland (Picture: AFP) Geneva — The Swiss Defence Department says an air force fighter jet has gone missing in the Alps of central Switzerland. The air force F/A-18C went missing on Monday afternoon near the Susten pass, east of Interlaken. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
World’s first self-driving taxis make debutMassachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics an
World’s first self-driving taxis make debut
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics and developing autonomous vehicles for the Defence Department. Earlier this year, the company was the first to win approval from Singapore’s government to test... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rockets hit Saudi town as Yemen talks collapseHouthi-held territories. That same night, another rocket fell in Najran and ki
Rockets hit Saudi town as Yemen talks collapse
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
Houthi-held territories. That same night, another rocket fell in Najran and killed two young girls, said the civil defence department. On Saturday, the Saudi information ministry escorted foreign journalists on a tour of parts of Najran... Read more
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Reuters
Rockets hit Saudi border town as Yemen war flares anewHouthi-held territories. That same night, another rocket fell in Najran and ki
Rockets hit Saudi border town as Yemen war flares anew
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
Houthi-held territories. That same night, another rocket fell in Najran and killed two young girls, said the civil defence department. NO MILITARY SITES On Saturday, the Saudi information ministry escorted foreign journalists on a tour of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Rockets hit Saudi border town as Yemen war flares anewHouthi-held territories. That same night, another rocket fell in Najran and ki
Rockets hit Saudi border town as Yemen war flares anew
Swissinfo / Posted 5 hours ago
Houthi-held territories. That same night, another rocket fell in Najran and killed two young girls, said the civil defence department. NO MILITARY SITES On Saturday, the Saudi information ministry escorted foreign journalists on a tour of... Read more
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Reuters
Rockets hit Saudi border town as Yemen war flares anewHouthi-held territories. That same night, another rocket fell in Najran and ki
Rockets hit Saudi border town as Yemen war flares anew
Reuters / Posted 5 hours ago
Houthi-held territories. That same night, another rocket fell in Najran and killed two young girls, said the civil defence department. NO MILITARY SITES On Saturday, the Saudi information ministry escorted foreign journalists on a tour of... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. says clashes between Turkish forces and opposition in Syria "unacceptable"the special presidential envoy for the coalition to counter Islamic State, said
U.S. says clashes between Turkish forces and opposition in Syria "unacceptable"
Swissinfo / Posted 11 hours ago
the special presidential envoy for the coalition to counter Islamic State, said on his official Twitter account, citing a defence department statement. "We call on all armed actors to stand down... the U.S. is actively engaged to facilitate such... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US says clashes between Turkish forces and opposition in Syriathe special presidential envoy for the coalition to counter Islamic State, said
US says clashes between Turkish forces and opposition in Syria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
the special presidential envoy for the coalition to counter Islamic State, said on his official Twitter account, citing a defence department statement. "We call on all armed actors to stand down... the U.S. is actively engaged to facilitate such... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Former Army chief wants streamlined laws to allow troops to tackle domestic terrorpolice were unable to cope alone. Marise Payne, the Federal Defence Minister,
Former Army chief wants streamlined laws to allow troops to tackle domestic terror
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 hours ago
police were unable to cope alone. Marise Payne, the Federal Defence Minister, says the Australian Defence Force [ADF] and Defence Department are reviewing Part IIIAAA of the Defence Act — the so-called "call-out powers" which govern the... Read more
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International Business Times
Australian defence and government networks breached by suspected Chinese state-sponsored hackersacceptable state-on-state espionage. An unnamed former high-ranking intelligen
Australian defence and government networks breached by suspected Chinese state-sponsored hackers
International Business Times / Posted 15 hours ago
acceptable state-on-state espionage. An unnamed former high-ranking intelligence officer indicated that the Australian defence department itself had critical cyber-security issues that are still unresolved and had "to look at itself". He also... Read more
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News.com.au
Army could fight terrorists on home soilArmy special forces may get the nod to storm terrorist hostage situations on ho
Army could fight terrorists on home soil
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Army special forces may get the nod to storm terrorist hostage situations on home soil. The proposal is part of a Defence department secret review of military call out powers, The Australian reports. It comes two years after the 17 hour deadly... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Chinese hackers behind Defence, Austrade security breachespenetrated by sophisticated cyber attacks, a Four Corners investigation has est
Chinese hackers behind Defence, Austrade security breaches
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
penetrated by sophisticated cyber attacks, a Four Corners investigation has established. Key points: Austrade and the Defence Department's elite research division, now named the Defence Science Technology Group, both suffered significant cyber... Read more
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WA Today
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack themblocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack them
WA Today / Posted yesterday
blocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator Lambie, who has taken up the cause of a Defence Department whistleblower, said she wanted "world's best practice" whistleblower laws which would "strengthen our... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Pressure builds on Turnbull government to abandon Newstart cutsthan $100 a week below the poverty line, which is defined as 50 per cent of med
Pressure builds on Turnbull government to abandon Newstart cuts
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
than $100 a week below the poverty line, which is defined as 50 per cent of median income.Other signatories include former Defence Department boss Paul Barratt, St Vincent de Paul Society CEO John Falzon, UnitingCare boss Martin Cowling and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Pressure builds on Turnbull government to abandon Newstart cutsthan $100 a week below the poverty line, which is defined as 50 per cent of med
Pressure builds on Turnbull government to abandon Newstart cuts
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
than $100 a week below the poverty line, which is defined as 50 per cent of median income.Other signatories include former Defence Department boss Paul Barratt, St Vincent de Paul Society CEO John Falzon, UnitingCare boss Martin Cowling and... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Pressure builds on Turnbull government to abandon Newstart cutsthan $100 a week below the poverty line, which is defined as 50 per cent of med
Pressure builds on Turnbull government to abandon Newstart cuts
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
than $100 a week below the poverty line, which is defined as 50 per cent of median income.Other signatories include former Defence Department boss Paul Barratt, St Vincent de Paul Society CEO John Falzon, UnitingCare boss Martin Cowling and... Read more
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Canberra Times
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack themblocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack them
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
blocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator Lambie, who has taken up the cause of a Defence Department whistleblower, said she wanted "world's best practice" whistleblower laws which would "strengthen our... Read more
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Brisbane Times
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack themblocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack them
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
blocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator Lambie, who has taken up the cause of a Defence Department whistleblower, said she wanted "world's best practice" whistleblower laws which would "strengthen our... Read more
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The Age
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack themblocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack them
The Age / Posted yesterday
blocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator Lambie, who has taken up the cause of a Defence Department whistleblower, said she wanted "world's best practice" whistleblower laws which would "strengthen our... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack themblocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator
American government paid millions to a whistleblower at BHP. We're more likely to sack them
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
blocks of a healthy democracy and ... of a healthy corporate culture." Senator Lambie, who has taken up the cause of a Defence Department whistleblower, said she wanted "world's best practice" whistleblower laws which would "strengthen our... Read more
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asianage
Ashton Carter, Manohar Parrikar to meet at Pentagon on Mondaypartner by the US. The Pentagon yesterday said Carter will host an enhanced ho
Ashton Carter, Manohar Parrikar to meet at Pentagon on Monday
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
partner by the US. The Pentagon yesterday said Carter will host an enhanced honour cordon to welcome Parrikar to the US Defence Department headquarters. Following the arrival ceremony there will be a wreath laying ceremony at the Pentagon 9/11... Read more
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The Economic Times
Ashton Carter, Manohar Parrikar to meet at Pentagon on MondayThe Pentagon yesterday said Carter will host an enhanced honour cordon to welco
Ashton Carter, Manohar Parrikar to meet at Pentagon on Monday
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Pentagon yesterday said Carter will host an enhanced honour cordon to welcome Parrikar to the US Defence Department headquarters. Following the arrival ceremony there will be a wreath laying ceremony at the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial. After the... Read more
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dna
Manohar Parrikar, US Defence Secretary Carter to meet at Pentagon on Mondaypartner by the US. The Pentagon on Friday said Carter will host an enhanced ho
Manohar Parrikar, US Defence Secretary Carter to meet at Pentagon on Monday
dna / Posted 2 days ago
partner by the US. The Pentagon on Friday said Carter will host an enhanced honour cordon to welcome Parrikar to the US Defence Department headquarters. Following the arrival ceremony there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at the Pentagon 9/11... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ashton Carter, Manohar Parrikar to meet at Pentagon on Mondayto India in April The Pentagon on Friday said Carter will host an enhanced hon
Ashton Carter, Manohar Parrikar to meet at Pentagon on Monday
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
to India in April The Pentagon on Friday said Carter will host an enhanced honour cordon to welcome Parrikar to the US Defence Department headquarters. Following the arrival ceremony there will be a wreath laying ceremony at the Pentagon 9/11... Read more
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dna
Australian minister says Scorpene submarine data leak 'embarrassing'as well as nearly 500 pages on the torpedo launch system alone. The Australian
Australian minister says Scorpene submarine data leak 'embarrassing'
dna / Posted 3 days ago
as well as nearly 500 pages on the torpedo launch system alone. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation said Australia's defence department has told DCNS it wants the same level of protection as the United States gives for information on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Saudi power relay facility hit by projectile from Yemen - agencyYemen towards the southern Saudi Arabia, Saudi state news agency SPA reported.
Saudi power relay facility hit by projectile from Yemen - agency
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
Yemen towards the southern Saudi Arabia, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. The agency quoted the Najran civil defence department as saying that no one was hurt in the attack and that fire had been extinguished. "Work is under way in... Read more
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New Kerala
Australia warns French shipbuilder over submarine leak - newkerala.com #110097Canberra, Aug 26 : Australia's Defence Department has warned French shipbuildin
Australia warns French shipbuilder over submarine leak - newkerala.com #110097
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Canberra, Aug 26 : Australia's Defence Department has warned French shipbuilding company DCNS to ensure total security of the plans for 12 next-generation naval submarines set to be built in Australia. Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Australian minister says French submarine leak 'embarrassing'did not anticipate a security problem with its submarines. The Australian Broa
Australian minister says French submarine leak 'embarrassing'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
did not anticipate a security problem with its submarines. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation said Australia's defence department has told DCNS it wants the same level of protection as the United States gives for information on... Read more
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Brandon Sun
World's first self-driving taxis debut in SingaporeMassachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics an
World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics and developing autonomous vehicles for the Defence Department. Earlier this year, the company was the first to win approval from Singapore's government to test... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Defence urges submarine designs be kept safe after possible hackDefence warns French company to keep submarine designs safe after India leak T
Defence urges submarine designs be kept safe after possible hack
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Defence warns French company to keep submarine designs safe after India leak The Defence Department has warned the French shipbuilding company building submarines in Adelaide to keep designs for the project safe. The Defence Department has told... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Scorpene submarine leak: New set of documents on underwater warfare outordered by India has triggered concerns about DCNS’ $50 billion project to desi
Scorpene submarine leak: New set of documents on underwater warfare out
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
ordered by India has triggered concerns about DCNS’ $50 billion project to design 12 submarines for Australia. Australia’s defence department warned DCNS that it will “­demand the same level of information security on the new submarine project as... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
World’s first self-driving taxis debut in SingaporeMassachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics an
World’s first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics and developing autonomous vehicles for the Defence Department. Earlier this year, the company was the first to win approval from Singapore’s government to test... Read more
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Daily Star
Spaceship China will send to Mars – but US fear mission has sinister motivesis for peaceful purposes. REUTERS ROCKET: This long-range March-5 is set to be
Spaceship China will send to Mars – but US fear mission has sinister motives
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
is for peaceful purposes. REUTERS ROCKET: This long-range March-5 is set to be catapulted into space in 2020 The US Defence Department is said to have expressed concerns about China’s rapidly growing space capabilities. And officials fear... Read more
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Daily Record
Amazing before and after pictures of face transplant firefighterLangone Medical Centre, but the hospital covered the cost. Mr Rodriguez was re
Amazing before and after pictures of face transplant firefighter
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Langone Medical Centre, but the hospital covered the cost. Mr Rodriguez was recently awarded £1.9 million from the Defence Department to continue face transplant research. GettySurgeon Eduardo Rodriguez who carried out the amazing... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
World's first self-driving taxis debut in SingaporeMassachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics an
World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics and developing autonomous vehicles for the Defence Department. Earlier this year, the company was the first to win approval from Singapore's government to test... Read more
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The Border Mail
Shot down – council left with financial black holeDefence Department abandons rates payments on its Benalla munitions plant, leav
Shot down – council left with financial black hole
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Defence Department abandons rates payments on its Benalla munitions plant, leaving council with giant shortfall URGENT Federal Government help is being sought after the Defence Department blew a $447,000 black hole in Benalla Council’s budget. The... Read more
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The Hindu
World's first self-driving taxis debut in SingaporeInstitute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics and developing a
World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics and developing autonomous vehicles for the U.S. Defence Department. Earlier this year, the company was the first to win approval from Singapore’s government to test... Read more
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The Irish Times
Self-driving taxis begin picking up passengers in SingaporeMassachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics an
Self-driving taxis begin picking up passengers in Singapore
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers who were studying robotics and developing autonomous vehicles for the Defence Department. Earlier this year, the company was the first to win approval from Singapore’s government to test... Read more
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News.com.au
China has its sights set of Marsfor the country to establish itself as a space power. China insists its program
China has its sights set of Mars
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
for the country to establish itself as a space power. China insists its program is for peaceful purposes, but the US Defence Department has highlighted China’s increasing space capabilities, saying it is pursuing activities aimed to prevent... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Submarine data 'can be protected'sensitive information about India's DCNS-designed Scorpene submarines was a ser
Submarine data 'can be protected'
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
sensitive information about India's DCNS-designed Scorpene submarines was a serious matter. But SIA had confidence in the Defence Department to manage sensitive information about Australian submarines. 'They have been operated successfully for... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Burned firefighter feels normal again after face transplantabout $1 million, according to NYU, but the hospital covered the cost. Rodrigue
Burned firefighter feels normal again after face transplant
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
about $1 million, according to NYU, but the hospital covered the cost. Rodriguez was recently awarded $2.5 million from the Defence Department to continue face transplant research. Hardison said he hopes to meet this fall with the family of his... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Burned firefighter 'a normal guy' again after face transplantto NYU, but the hospital covered the cost. Mr Rodriguez was recently awarded 2.
Burned firefighter 'a normal guy' again after face transplant
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
to NYU, but the hospital covered the cost. Mr Rodriguez was recently awarded 2.5 million dollars (£1.9 million) from the Defence Department to continue face transplant research. Mr Hardison said he hopes to meet this autumn with the family of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Burned firefighter 'a normal guy' again after face transplantto cost about $1m, according to NYU, but the hospital covered the cost. Mr Rodr
Burned firefighter 'a normal guy' again after face transplant
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
to cost about $1m, according to NYU, but the hospital covered the cost. Mr Rodriguez was recently awarded $2.5m from the Defence Department to continue face transplant research. Mr Hardison said he hopes to meet this autumn with the family of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China shows first images of Mars rover, aims for 2020 missionfor the country to establish itself as a space power. China insists its progra
China shows first images of Mars rover, aims for 2020 mission
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
for the country to establish itself as a space power. China insists its programme is for peaceful purposes, but the US defence department has highlighted China’s increasing space capabilities, saying it is pursuing activities aimed to prevent... Read more
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Eye Witness News
China shows first images of Mars rover, aims for 2020 missionfor the country to establish itself as a space power. China insists its progra
China shows first images of Mars rover, aims for 2020 mission
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
for the country to establish itself as a space power. China insists its programme is for peaceful purposes, but the US Defence Department has highlighted China's increasing space capabilities, saying it is pursuing activities aimed to prevent... Read more
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BBC News
China fits final piece on world's largest radio telescopetelescope, which took about five years to build China has stated that its spac
China fits final piece on world's largest radio telescope
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
telescope, which took about five years to build China has stated that its space program has peaceful purposes, but the US Defence Department has said it was pursuing activities aimed to "prevent adversaries from using space-based assets in a... Read more
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Sky News Australia
China shows first images of Mars roverfor the country to establish itself as a space power. China insists its progra
China shows first images of Mars rover
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
for the country to establish itself as a space power. China insists its programme is for peaceful purposes, but the US Defence Department has highlighted China's increasing space capabilities, saying it is pursuing activities aimed to prevent... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Shahidan: JPAM to establish APM sea unit in SeptemberShahidan (fifth left) with Malaysian Civil Defence Department (JPAM) officers a
Shahidan: JPAM to establish APM sea unit in September
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
Shahidan (fifth left) with Malaysian Civil Defence Department (JPAM) officers after the launching of a logo and the appointment of officers under the CDERT (Civil Defence Emergency Response Team-Better Nation) unit at the Putra World Trade Centre. —... Read more
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News.com.au
Submarine leak ‘of concern’levels.” Senator Xenophon called on the Turnbull Government to launch an inves
Submarine leak ‘of concern’
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
levels.” Senator Xenophon called on the Turnbull Government to launch an investigation, saying both DCNS and Australia’s Defence Department needed to explain what the implications of the leak were. “This is really quite disastrous to have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Relief Items 'Stored' in South KordofanAbu Jubeiha — The relief items sent by the Khartoum Civil Defence Department to
Relief Items 'Stored' in South Kordofan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Abu Jubeiha — The relief items sent by the Khartoum Civil Defence Department to the victims of the heavy rainfall in Abu Jubeiha have reportedly been 'stored'. A South Kordofani activist informed Radio Dabanga on Sunday that the Khartoum Civil... Read more
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