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Irish Examiner
At least 17 dead in fire at ammunition depotpm At least 17 army personnel have died after a fire broke out at a major ammu
At least 17 dead in fire at ammunition depot
Irish Examiner / Posted 43 minutes ago
pm At least 17 army personnel have died after a fire broke out at a major ammunition depot in western India, the country's Defence Ministry said. At least 19 other people were injured in the blaze, according to ministry spokesman Nitin... Read more
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CTV News
At least 17 killed in fire at Indian army ammunitions depotDELHI -- A fire broke out at a major ammunition depot in western India on Tuesd
At least 17 killed in fire at Indian army ammunitions depot
CTV News / Posted an hour ago
DELHI -- A fire broke out at a major ammunition depot in western India on Tuesday, killing at least 17 army personnel, the Defence Ministry said. At least 19 other people were injured in the blaze, said ministry spokesman Nitin Wakanker. The fire... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Russia denies launching air strikes that killed 23 in Syrian cityhasn’t performed any combat tasks, moreover hasn’t conducted any air strikes in
Russia denies launching air strikes that killed 23 in Syrian city
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
hasn’t performed any combat tasks, moreover hasn’t conducted any air strikes in the province of Idlib,” the Russian Defence Ministry spokesman, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said in a statement Tuesday. Since the Russian military campaign... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China to ‘pressure’ US on maritime issuesChina Sea is also likely to feature at a June 3-5 security forum in Singapore k
China to ‘pressure’ US on maritime issues
Hindustantimes.com / Posted an hour ago
China Sea is also likely to feature at a June 3-5 security forum in Singapore known as the Shangri-La Dialogue. China’s Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that Admiral Sun Jianguo, a deputy chief of the Joint Staff Department of the Central... Read more
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Reuters
Netanyahu turns to Arab peace plan to face new challengesAvigdor Lieberman (C), head of far-right Yisrael Beitenu party, reviews an hono
Netanyahu turns to Arab peace plan to face new challenges
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
Avigdor Lieberman (C), head of far-right Yisrael Beitenu party, reviews an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel May 31, 2016. JERUSALEM Benjamin Netanyahu has turned to a 14-year-old Arab peace plan... Read more
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Daily Mail
North Korea's bid to launch ballistic missile FAILS for fourth timeis presumed to have inflicted serious injuries on personnel in the immediate vi
North Korea's bid to launch ballistic missile FAILS for fourth time
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
is presumed to have inflicted serious injuries on personnel in the immediate vicinity,' Yonhap said. South Korea's defence ministry detected the dawn launch effort which Japan condemned as an unacceptable and 'provocative' act. The... Read more
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SKY News
'Dozens Killed' In Airstrikes On Syrian Cityout any combat missions, to say nothing of any air strikes, in the province of
'Dozens Killed' In Airstrikes On Syrian City
SKY News / Posted 2 hours ago
out any combat missions, to say nothing of any air strikes, in the province of Idlib," said Igor Konashenkov, a Russian Defence Ministry spokesman. The Observatory said the air strikes targeted a number of positions in the city overnight on... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Russia hits back at air strikes allegationscarry out any combat missions, to say nothing of any air strikes, in the provin
Russia hits back at air strikes allegations
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 hours ago
carry out any combat missions, to say nothing of any air strikes, in the province of Idlib," Igor Konashenkov, a Russian Defence Ministry spokesman, said in a statement on Tuesday. Turkey said on Tuesday the heavy air strikes reported to have... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syria civil war: Russia raids on Idlib 'kill civilians'groups including al-Qaeda, come five days after Moscow said it was suspending s
Syria civil war: Russia raids on Idlib 'kill civilians'
Aljazeera / Posted 5 hours ago
groups including al-Qaeda, come five days after Moscow said it was suspending strikes on Syrian "gunmen". The Russian Defence Ministry had said the pause was to allow groups who signed up for a US and Russian backed cessation of hostilities a... Read more
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New Kerala
17 army men dead in fire at one of India's biggest ammo depots - newkerala.com #70339fears that the death toll may rise because many personnel of the Defense Securi
17 army men dead in fire at one of India's biggest ammo depots - newkerala.com #70339
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
fears that the death toll may rise because many personnel of the Defense Security Corps (DSC) that provides security at defence ministry sites were missing at the depot, some 120 km from here. The officials said the fire started between 1.30... Read more
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iol.co.za
North Korea missile launch ‘likely failed’latest in a series of setbacks for a ballistic weapons programme that aspires t
North Korea missile launch ‘likely failed’
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
latest in a series of setbacks for a ballistic weapons programme that aspires to threaten the US mainland. South Korea's defence ministry detected the dawn launch effort, which Japan condemned as an unacceptable and “provocative” act. The... Read more
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Calcutta News
South Korea detects evidence of possible North Korean missile launchOfficials reportedly believe that North might be gearing up to launch an interm
South Korea detects evidence of possible North Korean missile launch
Calcutta News / Posted 5 hours ago
Officials reportedly believe that North might be gearing up to launch an intermediate-range Musudan missile. South Korea's defence ministry confirmed the evidence in an official statement and a South Korea official said, “We've detected a sign and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Dassault Aviation ready to sign Rafale deal, ball in India's courton Tuesday. Follow @ETDefence Twitter handle for comprehensive coverage on oth
Dassault Aviation ready to sign Rafale deal, ball in India's court
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
on Tuesday. Follow @ETDefence Twitter handle for comprehensive coverage on other buzzing Defence stories The Indian defence ministry said in April protracted talks to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets were nearing the finish line. "We are... Read more
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The Financial Express
Dassault Aviation ready to sign Rafale deal, ball in India’s courtThe Indian defence ministry said in April protracted talks to buy 36 French Raf
Dassault Aviation ready to sign Rafale deal, ball in India’s court
The Financial Express / Posted 6 hours ago
The Indian defence ministry said in April protracted talks to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets were nearing the finish line. (Express Photo) Dassault Aviation is ready to sign a contract with India at any moment, but the ball is in India’s court,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Dassault Aviation ready to sign Rafale deal, ball in India's courttold French daily Les Echos that a bank guarantee not needed since deal guarant
Dassault Aviation ready to sign Rafale deal, ball in India's court
Business Standard India / Posted 6 hours ago
told French daily Les Echos that a bank guarantee not needed since deal guaranteed by French government The Indian defence ministry said in April protracted talks to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets were nearing the finish line. "We are... Read more
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iafrica.com
N Korea missile launch failslatest in a series of setbacks for a ballistic weapons programme that aspires t
N Korea missile launch fails
iafrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
latest in a series of setbacks for a ballistic weapons programme that aspires to threaten the US mainland. South Korea's defence ministry detected the dawn launch effort, which Japan condemned as an unacceptable and "provocative" act. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rafale jet deal: Manohar Parrikar to meet French counterpart in Singaporewhen he said India would purchase 36 Rafales in a government-to-government cont
Rafale jet deal: Manohar Parrikar to meet French counterpart in Singapore
The Economic Times / Posted 7 hours ago
when he said India would purchase 36 Rafales in a government-to-government contract. Soon after the announcement, the Defence Ministry scrapped a separate process that was on to purchase 126 Rafales, built by French defence giant Dassault... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
At least 17 killed in India army ammunitions depot fireat the local police station, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was
At least 17 killed in India army ammunitions depot fire
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 hours ago
at the local police station, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorised to speak to the media. Defence Ministry spokesperson Nitin Wakanker would only confirm that a fire had broken out at the ammunitions depot. He said... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
At least 17 killed in Indian army ammo depot blazeammunition depot in western India. A police source said the blaze at the Pulga
At least 17 killed in Indian army ammo depot blaze
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
ammunition depot in western India. A police source said the blaze at the Pulgaon depot started before dawn on Tuesday. Defence Ministry spokesman Nitin Wakanker would only confirm that a fire had broken out at the ammunitions depot. He said... Read more
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CTV News
At least 17 killed in ammunitions depot fire in Indiaammunition depot in western India. Press Trust of India reports that the blaze
At least 17 killed in ammunitions depot fire in India
CTV News / Posted 8 hours ago
ammunition depot in western India. Press Trust of India reports that the blaze started before dawn Tuesday. India's defence ministry confirmed that a blaze had broken out at the depot but gave no other details. Some 20 others have been... Read more
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SKY News
North Korea 'Tries To Launch Musudan Missile'Korean ballistic missile launch. "We have no reports of any damage in Japan. W
North Korea 'Tries To Launch Musudan Missile'
SKY News / Posted 9 hours ago
Korean ballistic missile launch. "We have no reports of any damage in Japan. We are gathering and analysing data. The defence ministry is prepared to respond to any situation," Japanese Minister of Defence Gen Nakatani told reporters. "North... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
North Korea makes another failed attempt to launch Musudan missilecoming just before a ruling party congress that was supposed to celebrate its m
North Korea makes another failed attempt to launch Musudan missile
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 hours ago
coming just before a ruling party congress that was supposed to celebrate its military achievements. The South Korean defence ministry said the test launch took place at around 5.20am local time near the eastern port city of Wonsan, facing the... Read more
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International Business Times
North Korea ballistic missile launch fails says South later putting its military on alert. "We have no reports of any damage in Japa
North Korea ballistic missile launch fails says South
International Business Times / Posted 9 hours ago
later putting its military on alert. "We have no reports of any damage in Japan. We are gathering and analysing data. The Defence Ministry is prepared to respond to any situation," Japanese Minister of Defence Gen Nakatani was quoted as... Read more
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dna
Another attempted ballistic missile test by North Korea has failed: South KoreaNorth Korean ballistic missile launch. "We have no reports of any damage in Jap
Another attempted ballistic missile test by North Korea has failed: South Korea
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
North Korean ballistic missile launch. "We have no reports of any damage in Japan. We are gathering and analysing data. The defence ministry is prepared to respond to any situation," Japanese Minister of Defence Gen Nakatani told a media... Read more
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The Borneo Post
S. Korea says North fails with attempted missile launchto have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of
S. Korea says North fails with attempted missile launch
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 hours ago
to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing UN resolutions, South Korea’s defence ministry said. The ministry declined to speculate on the missile type, but local media cited military sources as... Read more
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Swissinfo
Attempted North Korea missile launch fails - South KoreaKorean ballistic missile launch. "We have no reports of any damage in Japan. W
Attempted North Korea missile launch fails - South Korea
Swissinfo / Posted 10 hours ago
Korean ballistic missile launch. "We have no reports of any damage in Japan. We are gathering and analysing data. The defence ministry is prepared to respond to any situation," Japanese Minister of Defence Gen Nakatani told a media... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
North Korea's latest missile test flops, according to Southto have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of
North Korea's latest missile test flops, according to South
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing UN resolutions, South Korea's defence ministry said. The UN measures ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Attempted North Korea missile launch fails - South KoreaKorean ballistic missile launch. "We have no reports of any damage in Japan. W
Attempted North Korea missile launch fails - South Korea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
Korean ballistic missile launch. "We have no reports of any damage in Japan. We are gathering and analysing data. The defence ministry is prepared to respond to any situation," Japanese Minister of Defence Gen Nakatani told a media... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korea says North ballistic missile test failedto have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of
South Korea says North ballistic missile test failed
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing UN resolutions, South Korea's Defence Ministry said. The UN measures ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
S. Korea says North’s ballistic missile test failedto have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of
S. Korea says North’s ballistic missile test failed
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 hours ago
to have tried and failed with a fresh ballistic missile launch in violation of existing UN resolutions, South Korea’s defence ministry said. The UN measures ban North Korea from any use of ballistic missile technology, although it regularly... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
North Korea tries and fails to launch missile: Yonhapagency said. "The North Korea missile launch appears to have failed," Yonhap s
North Korea tries and fails to launch missile: Yonhap
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
agency said. "The North Korea missile launch appears to have failed," Yonhap said in an unsourced alert. South Korea's defence ministry had said on Monday it had detected signs that North Korea was preparing a ballistic missile launch, as Japan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korea detects signs North preparing missile launchSEOUL: South Korea's defence ministry said on Monday (May 30) it had detected s
South Korea detects signs North preparing missile launch
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
SEOUL: South Korea's defence ministry said on Monday (May 30) it had detected signs that North Korea was preparing a ballistic missile launch, as Japan reportedly put its military on intercept alert. UN resolutions ban North Korea from any use of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Defence Ministry eyeing optimal resource utilisation for more submarines & advanced frigatesof the nuclear plant as well as the American electromagnetic aircraft launch sy
Defence Ministry eyeing optimal resource utilisation for more submarines & advanced frigates
The Economic Times / Posted 16 hours ago
of the nuclear plant as well as the American electromagnetic aircraft launch system (EMALS) being planned. As of now, the defence ministry has allocated Rs30 crore to the project after an approval by the highpowered defence acquisition committee... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Japan alert for North Korea missile firingwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan alert for North Korea missile firing
Sky News Australia / Posted 17 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. The missile tubes on a Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of... Read more
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The Hindu
Military Madhavaram marches on to the front lineArmy, Military Madhavaram, a small village 60 km away from the district headqua
Military Madhavaram marches on to the front line
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
Army, Military Madhavaram, a small village 60 km away from the district headquarters, has even inspired films. Now, the Defence Ministry has zeroed in on it as the site for an Army Training Centre and other connected projects. Bharat Dynamics, a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Parrikar to meet French counterpart in Singaporewhen he said India would purchase 36 Rafales in a government-to-government cont
Parrikar to meet French counterpart in Singapore
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 hours ago
when he said India would purchase 36 Rafales in a government-to-government contract. Soon after the announcement, the Defence Ministry scrapped a separate process that was on to purchase 126 Rafales, built by French defence giant Dassault... Read more
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Weekly Times
Japan alert for North Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan alert for North Korea missile launch
Weekly Times / Posted 18 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. The missile tubes on a Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Japan alert for North Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan alert for North Korea missile launch
Herald Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. The missile tubes on a Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Japan alert for North Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan alert for North Korea missile launch
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. The missile tubes on a Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of... Read more
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dna
Robert Vadra in soup over link with arms dealerset of documents recovered from his Bhandari's premises. Sources here said that
Robert Vadra in soup over link with arms dealer
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
set of documents recovered from his Bhandari's premises. Sources here said that the Union home ministry had written to the defence ministry to determine whether a criminal case under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) could be registered against... Read more
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News.com.au
Japan alert for North Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan alert for North Korea missile launch
News.com.au / Posted 19 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. The missile tubes on a Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of... Read more
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Perth Now
Japan alert for North Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan alert for North Korea missile launch
Perth Now / Posted 19 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. The missile tubes on a Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Japan alert for North Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan alert for North Korea missile launch
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. The missile tubes on a Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of... Read more
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The Financial Express
Rafale fighter deal: Manohar Parrikar to meet French counterpart in Singaporewhen he said India would purchase 36 Rafales in a government-to-government cont
Rafale fighter deal: Manohar Parrikar to meet French counterpart in Singapore
The Financial Express / Posted 19 hours ago
when he said India would purchase 36 Rafales in a government-to-government contract. Soon after the announcement, the Defence Ministry scrapped a separate process that was on to purchase 126 Rafales, built by French defence giant Dassault... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Japan puts military on alert for possible North Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorized to speak to the media, co
Japan puts military on alert for possible North Korea missile launch
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorized to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan’s defence ministry declined to comment. The missile tubes on a Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan’s Ministry of... Read more
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The Star
Japan puts military on alert for possible North Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan puts military on alert for possible North Korea missile launch
The Star / Posted 20 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. The missile tubes on a Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of... Read more
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News.com.au
Japan on alert for N. Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan on alert for N. Korea missile launch
News.com.au / Posted 21 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. A Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of Defence had its... Read more
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Perth Now
Japan on alert for N. Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan on alert for N. Korea missile launch
Perth Now / Posted 21 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. A Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of Defence had its... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Japan on alert for N. Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan on alert for N. Korea missile launch
Adelaide Now / Posted 21 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. A Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of Defence had its... Read more
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Herald Sun
Japan on alert for N. Korea missile launchwho declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, co
Japan on alert for N. Korea missile launch
Herald Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
who declined to be identified as he is not authorised to speak to the media, confirmed the order. A spokesmen for Japan's defence ministry declined to comment. A Patriot missile battery on the grounds of Japan's Ministry of Defence had its... Read more
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