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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Residents close to Oakey Aviation Base fear contaminants spreading in soilmoved to the soil. The 2,434-page Environment Site Assessment (ESA) for the Qu
Residents close to Oakey Aviation Base fear contaminants spreading in soil
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
moved to the soil. The 2,434-page Environment Site Assessment (ESA) for the Queensland Defence base was released by the Defence Department on Wednesday. The report, commissioned following the contamination of groundwater near the base by a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Fisherman found dead probably due to drowningthe discovery to the State Bomba operation centre in Kuching at 9am. He said t
Fisherman found dead probably due to drowning
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 hours ago
the discovery to the State Bomba operation centre in Kuching at 9am. He said the SAR operation, which also involved Civil Defence Department, Rela, police and the villagers, resumed the second day of operation at 8am covering an area of about 7km... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Contamination at Oakey will still be an issue in 100 yearsa report has found. The 2,434-page Environment Site Assessment (ESA) for the O
Contamination at Oakey will still be an issue in 100 years
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
a report has found. The 2,434-page Environment Site Assessment (ESA) for the Oakey Aviation Base has been released by the Defence Department today. The report was commissioned following contamination of groundwater near the base by a toxic... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Terror fears permeated GOP week - Dems barely mention themGov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday in a rare reference. Stephanie Murphy, a Hou
Terror fears permeated GOP week - Dems barely mention them
Brandon Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Tuesday in a rare reference. Stephanie Murphy, a House candidate from Florida who worked for the Defence Department, said: "Democrats know we need to be strong and smart to destroy ISIS and protect America, not reckless... Read more
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CBC.ca
Federal government pays $33 million to remain in F-35 consortiumto buy the stealth fighter. Remaining at the table makes sense if there is a c
Federal government pays $33 million to remain in F-35 consortium
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
to buy the stealth fighter. Remaining at the table makes sense if there is a chance Canada will buy the plane, said former Defence Department procurement chief Alan Williams. "But if they've already made up their mind that they're going to buy... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Body of croc victim found without arms and legsdeployed to the area in search of the man together with personnel from the Kina
Body of croc victim found without arms and legs
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
deployed to the area in search of the man together with personnel from the Kinabatangan Fire and Rescue as well as Civil Defence Department. Family members as well as plantation workers and auxiliary police also took part in the search.... Read more
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express
ISIS claims to have shot down US military jetcoalition has conducted 73 strikes inside Iraq over the last seven days in supp
ISIS claims to have shot down US military jet
express / Posted 2 days ago
coalition has conducted 73 strikes inside Iraq over the last seven days in support of Iraqi security forces. The US Defence Department says more than 23,770 Iraqi security forces have been trained by the coalition in the fight against... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Defence minister can appeal soldier’s sex-assault acquittal, top court saysher and undressed her. Ms. Raymond insisted at the proceedings her name not be
Defence minister can appeal soldier’s sex-assault acquittal, top court says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
her and undressed her. Ms. Raymond insisted at the proceedings her name not be protected under a publication ban. The Defence Department appealed the not-guilty verdict and requested a new trial. It stated the military judge committed an error... Read more
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CTV News
SCOC decision means defence minister can appeal soldier's sex-assault acquittalkissed her and undressed her. Raymond insisted at the proceedings her name not
SCOC decision means defence minister can appeal soldier's sex-assault acquittal
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
kissed her and undressed her. Raymond insisted at the proceedings her name not be protected under a publication ban. The Defence Department appealed the not-guilty verdict and requested a new trial. It stated the military judge committed an error... Read more
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express
Moment FIVE Islamic State hideouts are destroyed in one goFIVE Islamic State (ISIS) hideouts in just one strike with terrifying force. T
Moment FIVE Islamic State hideouts are destroyed in one go
express / Posted 6 days ago
FIVE Islamic State (ISIS) hideouts in just one strike with terrifying force. The dramatic footage, released by the US defence department, was filmed by jets over Manbij in northern Syria. The first view shows a collection of houses dotted... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Family has cat to thank for chasing away King Cobracat, risked its life by confronting the three-metre long cobra that was later c
Family has cat to thank for chasing away King Cobra
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
cat, risked its life by confronting the three-metre long cobra that was later captured by personnel from the Beaufort Civil Defence Department led by Japar Yunus, about 27 minutes after midnight. Houseowner Mohd Isa Junaidi recalled receiving a... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Defence policy discussedbe an environmental forum in the riding Aug. 10, one for veterans’ affairs in l
Defence policy discussed
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 7 days ago
be an environmental forum in the riding Aug. 10, one for veterans’ affairs in late August, and a fourth on democratic reform in early September. Wednesday’s comments will be used in a report to the defence department, he said. lhendry@postmedia... Read more
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International Business Times
No playing Pokemon Go while on duty, Indonesia tells its police downloading the game even before the game is officially launched in the country
No playing Pokemon Go while on duty, Indonesia tells its police
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
downloading the game even before the game is officially launched in the country. However, the government, especially the defence department, is alarmed by its rising popularity and is preparing to take action against it. Military spokesman... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
North Korea missile tests 'deeply troubling': UN chiefin an appropriate way," Ambassador Koro Bessho told reporters. "We are talking
North Korea missile tests 'deeply troubling': UN chief
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
in an appropriate way," Ambassador Koro Bessho told reporters. "We are talking to several friends," he added. The US Defence Department said Washington would raise its concerns over the latest launches at the United Nations. But the US... Read more
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The Hindu
China has posted more troops near Indian border: Pentagonis an increasingly important player by themselves. And we are going to engage I
China has posted more troops near Indian border: Pentagon
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
is an increasingly important player by themselves. And we are going to engage India because of its value,” he said. The Defence Department also warned of China’s increasing military presence including bases in various parts of the world, in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Turkish government accelerates crackdown after failed coup attempthalt to air operations by the U.S. led coalition against the Islamic State grou
Turkish government accelerates crackdown after failed coup attempt
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
halt to air operations by the U.S. led coalition against the Islamic State group from a key Turkish air base, but the U.S. Defence Department says that Turkey has re-opened its airspace. A key NATO member, Turkey is a key partner in U.S.-led... Read more
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BC Local News
Military museum in Nanaimo receives decommissioned gunBofors automatic cannon was the ship’s main armament and is being replaced with
Military museum in Nanaimo receives decommissioned gun
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
Bofors automatic cannon was the ship’s main armament and is being replaced with a weapon of upgraded capability. The defence department decided the guns should be offered to the ships’ namesake cities as they are removed. “The gun is taken... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Military museum in Nanaimo receives decommissioned gunBofors automatic cannon was the ship’s main armament and is being replaced with
Military museum in Nanaimo receives decommissioned gun
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
Bofors automatic cannon was the ship’s main armament and is being replaced with a weapon of upgraded capability. The defence department decided the guns should be offered to the ships’ namesake cities as they are removed. “The gun is taken... Read more
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New Kerala
Escape of 33 juveniles: NHRC sends notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu - newkerala.com #90835to find and bring back 26 of them while 7 are yet to be traced. Reportedly, the
Escape of 33 juveniles: NHRC sends notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu - newkerala.com #90835
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
to find and bring back 26 of them while 7 are yet to be traced. Reportedly, the Home maintained and guarded by the Social Defence Department of the State is over-crowded and lacking in the basic facilities. The inmate children are handled badly... Read more
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International Business Times
Pentagon says Abu Omar al-Shishani was not killed in March air strike in Syria information that the militant leader was alive. However, most of the previous c
Pentagon says Abu Omar al-Shishani was not killed in March air strike in Syria
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
information that the militant leader was alive. However, most of the previous communications and statements from the defence department claimed that they killed al-Shishani in March. Ashton Carter, the secretary of defence, testified to a... Read more
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express
Hollande confirms France will extend their state of emergency following Nice attackssaid 77 people were killed in the attacks, many of whom were children. He confi
Hollande confirms France will extend their state of emergency following Nice attacks
express / Posted 13 days ago
said 77 people were killed in the attacks, many of whom were children. He confirmed the driver was killed. The French defence department are due to hold a meeting in Paris this mornin. An investigation is underway to find out whether others... Read more
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CBC.ca
New army commander says Canada has enough troops for all new missionsassigned strength of 68,000 full-time members and 27,000 part-timers or reservi
New army commander says Canada has enough troops for all new missions
CBC.ca / Posted 13 days ago
assigned strength of 68,000 full-time members and 27,000 part-timers or reservists.Trouble recruiting and retaining But a defence department report tabled in the House of Commons last January shows there's a shortage of nearly 1,900 regular force... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'Pineapple' grenade shuts down one-third of NSW town of Griffiththe grenade appears to be a "Mk 2" or "pineapple" grenade commonly used in Worl
'Pineapple' grenade shuts down one-third of NSW town of Griffith
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
the grenade appears to be a "Mk 2" or "pineapple" grenade commonly used in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. Defence department Explosive Ordinance Demolition personnel arrived on Thursday afternoon and declared the grenade to be... Read more
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The Young Witness
'Pineapple' grenade shuts down one-third of NSW town of Griffiththe grenade appears to be a "Mk 2" or "pineapple" grenade commonly used in Worl
'Pineapple' grenade shuts down one-third of NSW town of Griffith
The Young Witness / Posted 13 days ago
the grenade appears to be a "Mk 2" or "pineapple" grenade commonly used in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. Defence department Explosive Ordinance Demolition personnel arrived on Thursday afternoon and declared the grenade to be... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Leader of Pakistan school attack killedreported the death of Umar Narai, also known as Khalifa Umar Mansoor or Khalid
Leader of Pakistan school attack killed
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 days ago
reported the death of Umar Narai, also known as Khalifa Umar Mansoor or Khalid Khurasani, in a message on Twitter. US Defence Department spokesman Peter Cook confirmed that US forces carried out an air strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Varied backers for Lambiea family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. H
Varied backers for Lambie
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
a family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. He said early this year he was angered the Defence Department had signed a glasses deal with Specsavers instead of with an Australian company. It is understood Senator... Read more
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News.com.au
Leader of Pakistan school attack killedreported the death of Umar Narai, also known as Khalifa Umar Mansoor or Khalid
Leader of Pakistan school attack killed
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
reported the death of Umar Narai, also known as Khalifa Umar Mansoor or Khalid Khurasani, in a message on Twitter. US Defence Department spokesman Peter Cook confirmed that US forces carried out an air strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Varied backers for Lambiea family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. H
Varied backers for Lambie
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
a family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. He said early this year he was angered the Defence Department had signed a glasses deal with Specsavers instead of with an Australian company. It is understood Senator... Read more
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The Young Witness
Varied backers for Lambiea family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. H
Varied backers for Lambie
The Young Witness / Posted 14 days ago
a family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. He said early this year he was angered the Defence Department had signed a glasses deal with Specsavers instead of with an Australian company. It is understood Senator... Read more
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Western Advocate
Varied backers for Lambiea family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. H
Varied backers for Lambie
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
a family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. He said early this year he was angered the Defence Department had signed a glasses deal with Specsavers instead of with an Australian company. It is understood Senator... Read more
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Weekly Times
Leader of Pakistan school attack killedreported the death of Umar Narai, also known as Khalifa Umar Mansoor or Khalid
Leader of Pakistan school attack killed
Weekly Times / Posted 14 days ago
reported the death of Umar Narai, also known as Khalifa Umar Mansoor or Khalid Khurasani, in a message on Twitter. US Defence Department spokesman Peter Cook confirmed that US forces carried out an air strike in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Varied backers for Lambiea family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. H
Varied backers for Lambie
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
a family trust called Golden Lineage, which also donated $10,000 to the JLN. He said early this year he was angered the Defence Department had signed a glasses deal with Specsavers instead of with an Australian company. It is understood Senator... Read more
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The Star
Search operations end for missing logger in Lenggor forestmade after detailed discussions with other rescue agencies. “After discussions
Search operations end for missing logger in Lenggor forest
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
made after detailed discussions with other rescue agencies. “After discussions between the police, fire department, Civil Defence Department and other agencies, it was unanimously decided to end the operations. However, it will be resumed if... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US airmen, Border Force members allegedly join crime gangs involved in smugglingairmen Jarvis Cobb and Christopher Paul and charged them with fraud offences. T
US airmen, Border Force members allegedly join crime gangs involved in smuggling
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
airmen Jarvis Cobb and Christopher Paul and charged them with fraud offences. The pair were responsible for distributing US Defence Department freight and mail across the Asia-Pacific region. It is alleged Cobb and Paul had been corrupted by a... Read more
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The Age
Victoria Barracks embraced in Southbank arts blueprintthe Australian Ballet, the National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Theatre C
Victoria Barracks embraced in Southbank arts blueprint
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
the Australian Ballet, the National Gallery of Victoria and Melbourne Theatre Company. Victoria Barracks, owned by the Defence Department, is earmarked in the report as a potential future location for artists' markets and festivals, and as a... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Two Guantanamo inmates transferred to Serbiafor transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no
Two Guantanamo inmates transferred to Serbia
Sky News Australia / Posted 16 days ago
for transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no longer necessary for national security, the Defence Department said in a statement. The Obama administration notified Congress of its intent to transfer the two men, as... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US transfers two Guantanamo detainees to Serbiatraining at an Al Qaeda camp, according to a 2008 secret assessment by a milita
US transfers two Guantanamo detainees to Serbia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
training at an Al Qaeda camp, according to a 2008 secret assessment by a military task force made public by WikiLeaks. The Defence Department statement thanked Serbia "for its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing US efforts to... Read more
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Weekly Times
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbiafor transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbia
Weekly Times / Posted 16 days ago
for transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no longer necessary for national security, the Defence Department said in a statement. The Obama administration notified Congress of its intent to transfer the two men, as... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbiafor transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbia
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
for transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no longer necessary for national security, the Defence Department said in a statement. The Obama administration notified Congress of its intent to transfer the two men, as... Read more
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News.com.au
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbiafor transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbia
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
for transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no longer necessary for national security, the Defence Department said in a statement. The Obama administration notified Congress of its intent to transfer the two men, as... Read more
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Perth Now
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbiafor transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbia
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
for transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no longer necessary for national security, the Defence Department said in a statement. The Obama administration notified Congress of its intent to transfer the two men, as... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbiafor transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no
US transfers Guantanamo inmates to Serbia
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
for transfer in October by a review board that determined his detention was no longer necessary for national security, the Defence Department said in a statement. The Obama administration notified Congress of its intent to transfer the two men, as... Read more
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The Star
Sri Lanka arrests son of former leader Rajapaksaimpropriety, while another brother, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is accused of running a
Sri Lanka arrests son of former leader Rajapaksa
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
impropriety, while another brother, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is accused of running a "private military" while he led the defence department. The Rajapaksas have denied the allegations. "This is the good governance," Namal told reporters as he... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sri Lanka arrests son of former leader Rajapaksaimpropriety, while another brother, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is accused of running a
Sri Lanka arrests son of former leader Rajapaksa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
impropriety, while another brother, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is accused of running a "private military" while he led the defence department. The Rajapaksas have denied the allegations. "This is the good governance," Namal told reporters as he... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
US frees Yemeni prisoner from Gitmoits humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing US efforts to close
US frees Yemeni prisoner from Gitmo
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing US efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility," the Defence Department said in a statement. Military records show Suleiman, who is about 40, was suspected of fighting with... Read more
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The Borneo Post
It’s a ‘doggone’ life for man’s best friend swallowed by pythonfarmer saw the python from the bushes devouring man’s best friend – and promptl
It’s a ‘doggone’ life for man’s best friend swallowed by python
The Borneo Post / Posted 18 days ago
farmer saw the python from the bushes devouring man’s best friend – and promptly yelped for help. Snake-catcher Civil Defence Department (JPAM) personnel arrived at 9.16am to catch the python, forcing it to regurgitate the dead dog before... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Use of Dallas 'bomb robot' to kill revives police militarisation issueto federal and local police agencies through its excess-inventory programme sin
Use of Dallas 'bomb robot' to kill revives police militarisation issue
Bdnews24.com / Posted 18 days ago
to federal and local police agencies through its excess-inventory programme since 2005, according to a Reuters review of Defence Department records. A tally by the Drone Centre at Bard College in New York showed that more than 200 federal, state... Read more
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The Star
South Korea, U.S. to deploy THAAD missile defence, drawing China rebukeagainst North Korea's growing nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities, South
South Korea, U.S. to deploy THAAD missile defence, drawing China rebuke
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
against North Korea's growing nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities, South Korea's Defence Ministry and the U.S. Defence Department said. "This is an important ... decision," General Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S. forces in South... Read more
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asianage
Beijing unhappy as US deploys missiles in Seoulagainst North Korea’s growing nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities, the S
Beijing unhappy as US deploys missiles in Seoul
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
against North Korea’s growing nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities, the South’s defence ministry and the US defence department said in a joint statement. “This is an important ... decision,” General Vincent Brooks, commander of US... Read more
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Business Standard India
China blasts US, South Korea missile defence deploymentforeign ministry also criticised the decision, saying it sees dangerous consequ
China blasts US, South Korea missile defence deployment
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
foreign ministry also criticised the decision, saying it sees dangerous consequences from the deployment. The US Defence Department said in a statement Friday that the Thaad system will be focused solely on North Korean nuclear and... Read more
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