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DutchNews.nl
'Dutch Srebrenica veterans want compensation for damage to their reputations'damaged reputations. This is a collective issue and one we are going to talk to
'Dutch Srebrenica veterans want compensation for damage to their reputations'
DutchNews.nl / Posted an hour ago
damaged reputations. This is a collective issue and one we are going to talk to ministers about in the coming months.’ The defence ministry points out that ‘a considerable amount’ has already been done for veterans who were wounded or are dealing... Read more
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Swissinfo
Nuclear waste is no match for ancient rockrock laboratory has been the responsibility of swisstopo, the Swiss Federal Off
Nuclear waste is no match for ancient rock
Swissinfo / Posted an hour ago
rock laboratory has been the responsibility of swisstopo, the Swiss Federal Office of Topography – a division of the Swiss defence ministry. “If it works here, it works elsewhere” The Mont Terri Rock Laboratory is not itself a potential nuclear... Read more
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The Star
Hisham: Indonesian jet fighters did intercept our planeKUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry has confirmed an incident where a Malaysian
Hisham: Indonesian jet fighters did intercept our plane
The Star / Posted 11 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry has confirmed an incident where a Malaysian aircraft was intercepted by two Indonesian fighter jets while crossing over the Natuna Islands. Its minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the aircraft, Charlie... Read more
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Daily News
Dengue at epidemic levels: Health Ministrylaunched to prevent an increase in the mosquito borne virus related deaths. He
Dengue at epidemic levels: Health Ministry
Daily News / Posted yesterday
launched to prevent an increase in the mosquito borne virus related deaths. Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne wrote to Defence Ministry Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi requesting the services of the tri-forces for inspection. Health... Read more
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The Economic Times
Defence firms under scanner for links with Sanjay Bhandaria company involved in carrying out offsets. During the searches carried out by
Defence firms under scanner for links with Sanjay Bhandari
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
a company involved in carrying out offsets. During the searches carried out by the Income Tax department, papers of the Defence Ministry, including those related to a much-delayed proposal to buy mid-air refuellers, were allegedly found in his... Read more
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The Telegraph
After Bofors, time for 'son'million. A contract would follow the inter-governmental agreement. Deliveries c
After Bofors, time for 'son'
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
million. A contract would follow the inter-governmental agreement. Deliveries could take two years or more from contract. Defence ministry sources said the Defence Acquisitions Council, chaired by Manohar Parrikar, "considered" 19 proposals and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzersDefence Ministry today approved the much delayed purchase of 145 Ultra Light Ho
Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Defence Ministry today approved the much delayed purchase of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers, worth about Rs 5,000 crore, from the US and also the bulk production of 18 Dhanush artillery guns, the first acquisition of such weapon systems by the Army in... Read more
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New Kerala
DAC approves progress in M777 howitzers, clears Dhanush production - newkerala.com #81855was given for "bulk production of 18 guns". All together, the council cleared
DAC approves progress in M777 howitzers, clears Dhanush production - newkerala.com #81855
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
was given for "bulk production of 18 guns". All together, the council cleared 19 proposals worth Rs 28,000 crore, defence ministry officials said. "The DAC approved progress of ongoing case of 145 ultralight howitzer on FMS route from... Read more
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dna
India clears the proposal to purchase 145 ultra light howitzers, 8 Dhanush artillery guns from USDefence Ministry approved the much delayed purchase of 145 Ultra Light Howitzer
India clears the proposal to purchase 145 ultra light howitzers, 8 Dhanush artillery guns from US
dna / Posted yesterday
Defence Ministry approved the much delayed purchase of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers on Saturday, worth about Rs 5,000 crore, from the US and also the bulk production of 18 Dhanush artillery guns, the first acquisition of such weapon systems by the Army... Read more
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The Economic Times
Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers worth Rs 5,000 crore from USoffset. The delivery of these guns will be in India which will help in substant
Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers worth Rs 5,000 crore from US
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
offset. The delivery of these guns will be in India which will help in substantial saving of transportation cost," a senior Defence Ministry official said. The DAC has also shortened the supply period of the guns, with a strike range of 25 kms,... Read more
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New Kerala
DAC approves progress in M777 howitzers procurement, okays Rs 28,000 crore proposals - newkerala.com #81830the ongoing case of procurement of 145 M777 ultra light howitzers from US, and
DAC approves progress in M777 howitzers procurement, okays Rs 28,000 crore proposals - newkerala.com #81830
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the ongoing case of procurement of 145 M777 ultra light howitzers from US, and cleared 19 proposals worth Rs 28,000 crore, defence ministry officials said. "The DAC approved progress of ongoing case of 145 ultralight howitzer on FMS route from... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt clears deal to buy 145 artillery guns from BAE Systemsthe deal, 120 of the 145 guns will be assembled in India, said the source, who
Govt clears deal to buy 145 artillery guns from BAE Systems
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
the deal, 120 of the 145 guns will be assembled in India, said the source, who asked not to be identified in line with defence ministry rules. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to upgrade the country's military hardware by replenishing its... Read more
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dna
India clears deal to buy 145 artillery guns from BAE Systemsto buy 145 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzer artillery guns from BAE Systems in a
India clears deal to buy 145 artillery guns from BAE Systems
dna / Posted yesterday
to buy 145 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzer artillery guns from BAE Systems in a deal worth an estimated $750 million, a defence ministry source said on Saturday. Under the deal, 120 of the 145 guns will be assembled in India, said the source,... Read more
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The Telegraph
India clears $750m deal for howitzers from BAENew Delhi, Jun 25 (Agencies): The defence ministry on Saturday cleared a plan t
India clears $750m deal for howitzers from BAE
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, Jun 25 (Agencies): The defence ministry on Saturday cleared a plan to buy 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers from BAE Systems and the bulk production of 18 Dhanush artillery guns, known as ‘desi Bofors’. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC),... Read more
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The Financial Express
Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers from USMinister Manohar Parrikar, took up 18 proposals including new schemes worth Rs
Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 ultra light howitzers from US
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
Minister Manohar Parrikar, took up 18 proposals including new schemes worth Rs 28,000 crore for discussion. (Reuters) The Defence Ministry today paved the way for purchase of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers, worth about USD 750 million, from the US and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India clears deal to buy 145 artillery guns at $750 million from USThe defence ministry paved the way on Saturday for purchase of 145 M777 Ultra L
India clears deal to buy 145 artillery guns at $750 million from US
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
The defence ministry paved the way on Saturday for purchase of 145 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzer artillery guns, worth about $750 million, from the US and also approved bulk production of 18 Dhanush artillery guns, the first acquisition of such a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government clears deal to buy 145 artillery guns from BAE Systemsto buy 145 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzer artillery guns from BAE Systems in a
Government clears deal to buy 145 artillery guns from BAE Systems
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
to buy 145 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzer artillery guns from BAE Systems in a deal worth an estimated $750 million, a defence ministry source said on Saturday. Under the deal, 120 of the 145 guns will be assembled in India, said the source,... Read more
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The Star
France fears Brexit consequences for EU defence capabilitythe European Union, leaving its neighbour to a role as the only significant pow
France fears Brexit consequences for EU defence capability
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
the European Union, leaving its neighbour to a role as the only significant power in the region, according to French defence ministry sources. Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian published a column on Wednesday in Britain's Daily Telegraph... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lieutenant General Gaid Salah Pursues Visit to 4th Mrto the 4th Military Region, where he inspected in Biskra some Army units, inclu
Lieutenant General Gaid Salah Pursues Visit to 4th Mr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to the 4th Military Region, where he inspected in Biskra some Army units, including the Special Troops School, the National Defence Ministry announced Friday in a communiqué. Accompanied by Major General Cherif Abderrezak, commander of the 4th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 17 Quintals of Cannabis Resin Seized in Tlemcen, Chlef and Bechar— More than 17 quintals of cannabis resin were seize Thursday in Tlemcen, Chlef
Over 17 Quintals of Cannabis Resin Seized in Tlemcen, Chlef and Bechar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
— More than 17 quintals of cannabis resin were seize Thursday in Tlemcen, Chlef and Bechar, said Friday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué. "As part of the fight against organized crime, a detachment of the People's National Army... Read more
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New Kerala
Army trained expedition scales Himalayan peak - newkerala.com #81396an army-trained team of boys and girls from Jammu and Kashmir that scaled the H
Army trained expedition scales Himalayan peak - newkerala.com #81396
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
an army-trained team of boys and girls from Jammu and Kashmir that scaled the Himalayan 'Friendship Peak' at 17,340 feet. Defence Ministry sources told IANS that a Youth Mountaineering Expedition from Poonch district comprising seven girls and... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Unloading informationturn followed by a 360-degree turn to the right before hitting the sea. Such in
Unloading information
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
turn followed by a 360-degree turn to the right before hitting the sea. Such information was previously given by the Greek Defence Ministry hours after the crash. Nevertheless, no distress call was received. From its side, France’s aviation safety... Read more
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New Kerala
'Revamp defence offsets policy to push Make in India' ( - newkerala.com #81085the Indian offsets policy gives too much leeway to the foreign companies", Laxm
'Revamp defence offsets policy to push Make in India' ( - newkerala.com #81085
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
the Indian offsets policy gives too much leeway to the foreign companies", Laxman Kumar Behera, a research fellow at defence ministry-funded think-tank Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), says in an extremely candid and... Read more
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asianage
Manohar Parrikar strikes an ‘austere’ noteand enhance cost effectiveness, so that maximum funds can be made available for
Manohar Parrikar strikes an ‘austere’ note
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
and enhance cost effectiveness, so that maximum funds can be made available for modernisation of the Armed Forces,” a defence ministry release stated. Interestingly, a recent closed-door meeting of the Niti Aayog, chaired by its vice-chairman... Read more
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asianage
Manohar Parrikar strikes an �austere' noteand enhance cost effectiveness, so that maximum funds can be made available for
Manohar Parrikar strikes an �austere' note
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
and enhance cost effectiveness, so that maximum funds can be made available for modernisation of the Armed Forces,” a defence ministry release stated. Interestingly, a recent closed-door meeting of the Niti Aayog, chaired by its vice-chairman... Read more
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The Economic Times
Manohar Parrikar wants joint exercises with friendly countriesjoint exercises involving more than one Service with our friendly foreign count
Manohar Parrikar wants joint exercises with friendly countries
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
joint exercises involving more than one Service with our friendly foreign countries, especially, in southeast Asia," a defence ministry statement said. He stressed on the need for jointness of the three services to optimise resources and... Read more
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dna
Do joint exercises with friendly foreign countries: Manohar Parrikar to armed forcesof joint exercises involving more than one Service with our friendly foreign co
Do joint exercises with friendly foreign countries: Manohar Parrikar to armed forces
dna / Posted 3 days ago
of joint exercises involving more than one Service with our friendly foreign countries specially, in South East Asia," a defence ministry statement said. He stressed on the need for jointness of the three services to optimise resources and... Read more
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The Financial Express
Optimise resources, enhance cost effectiveness: Manohar Parrikar to armed forcescost effectiveness so that maximum funds can be made available for modernisatio
Optimise resources, enhance cost effectiveness: Manohar Parrikar to armed forces
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
cost effectiveness so that maximum funds can be made available for modernisation of the armed forces, a statement by the Defence Ministry said. Parrikar said that by virtue of India’s dominant geographical location, the country is poised for a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia agrees to build spy base in Nicaragua and deploy missilesa senior research fellow at the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies
Russia agrees to build spy base in Nicaragua and deploy missiles
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
a senior research fellow at the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, which advises the Russian Defence Ministry, said it now looked like the Kremlin would deploy them there permanently by 2019. 'By all accounts, the... Read more
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express
Russia to deploy NUCLEAR-capable ballistic missiles in the heart of EUROPEa senior research fellow at the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies
Russia to deploy NUCLEAR-capable ballistic missiles in the heart of EUROPE
express / Posted 3 days ago
a senior research fellow at the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, which advises the Russian Defence Ministry, said it was now "inevitable" that the Kremlin would deploy the missiles there permanently by 2019. The... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Suspected North Korean rocket debris found in Japanbelieved to be the nose of a North Korean long-range rocket launched on Februar
Suspected North Korean rocket debris found in Japan
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
believed to be the nose of a North Korean long-range rocket launched on February 7. It flew over the Okinawa islands. The defence ministry will analyse it for the level of technology used. There are concerns that North Korea is closer to... Read more
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The Financial Express
Indian Air Force to set up training base at Kodikaraifor further action. IAF has already established a RADAR station at Kodiakarai
Indian Air Force to set up training base at Kodikarai
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
for further action. IAF has already established a RADAR station at Kodiakarai for surveillance along the Palk Bay and Palk Strait. The Union Defence Ministry has requested the state government to allot land for the training base at Ko... Read more
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New Kerala
Cabinet rejig; Union Council of Ministers meet on June 30 - newkerala.com #80773of the finance portfolio. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who enjoys the Prime M
Cabinet rejig; Union Council of Ministers meet on June 30 - newkerala.com #80773
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
of the finance portfolio. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who enjoys the Prime Minister's trust, may take charge of the defence ministry for a second time, as the BJP leadership is reportedly keen on sending incumbent Manohar Parrikar back to... Read more
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asianage
Cabinet rejig, Union Council of Ministers meet on June 30of the finance portfolio. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who enjoys the Prime M
Cabinet rejig, Union Council of Ministers meet on June 30
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
of the finance portfolio. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who enjoys the Prime Minister's trust, may take charge of the defence ministry for a second time, as the BJP leadership is reportedly keen on sending incumbent Manohar Parrikar back to... Read more
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The Financial Express
Cabinet rejig, Union Council of Ministers meet on June 30of the finance portfolio. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who enjoys the Prime
Cabinet rejig, Union Council of Ministers meet on June 30
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
of the finance portfolio. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who enjoys the Prime Minister’s trust, may take charge of the defence ministry for a second time, as the BJP leadership is reportedly keen on sending incumbent Manohar Parrikar back to... Read more
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Reuters
Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019research fellow at the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Techn
Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
research fellow at the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies (CAST), which advises the Russian Defence Ministry, said it now looked like the Kremlin would deploy them there permanently by 2019. "By all accounts, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey says politicians' visits to Incirlik air base inappropriatedelegations are free to visit, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters
Turkey says politicians' visits to Incirlik air base inappropriate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
delegations are free to visit, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters on Thursday. A spokesman for Germany's defence ministry said on Wednesday Turkey was blocking the plans of a senior German defence official to visit the base, used... Read more
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The Star
Turkey says politicians' visits to Incirlik air base inappropriatedelegations are free to visit, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters
Turkey says politicians' visits to Incirlik air base inappropriate
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
delegations are free to visit, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters on Thursday. A spokesman for Germany's defence ministry said on Wednesday Turkey was blocking the plans of a senior German defence official to visit the base, used... Read more
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The Star
Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019research fellow at the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Techn
Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
research fellow at the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies (CAST), which advises the Russian Defence Ministry, said it now looked like the Kremlin would deploy them there permanently by 2019. "By all accounts, the... Read more
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International Business Times
German MPs blocked from visiting coalition airbase in Turkey as Armenian genocide row escalates for Defence Ralf Brauksiepe, lawmakers and officials were denied permission to
German MPs blocked from visiting coalition airbase in Turkey as Armenian genocide row escalates
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
for Defence Ralf Brauksiepe, lawmakers and officials were denied permission to visit Incirlik airbase in July, a German defence ministry source said. Germany has about 250 troops stationed at the base, as well as Tornado reconnaissance planes... Read more
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EuroNews
Germany says Turkey is blocking plans for Incirlik visitGermany’s Defence Ministry says Ankara is blocking plans for a senior official
Germany says Turkey is blocking plans for Incirlik visit
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
Germany’s Defence Ministry says Ankara is blocking plans for a senior official to visit the country’s 250 personnel stationed at Incirlik air base. As yet, there has been no official response from Turkish officials. Six German reconnaissance jets... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
North Korea test fires two powerful missileson Wednesday, with both achieving a significant increase in flight distance ove
North Korea test fires two powerful missiles
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
on Wednesday, with both achieving a significant increase in flight distance over previous failed launches, South Korea’s defence ministry said. Both tests were believed to be of a much-hyped, intermediate-range missile —theoretically capable of... Read more
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The Hindu
For retiring soldiers, it’s darkness at noonjust 20 years of working life. “Resettlement courses will be restarted after m
For retiring soldiers, it’s darkness at noon
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
just 20 years of working life. “Resettlement courses will be restarted after making sure there are no irregularities. The Defence Ministry has asked to ascertain whether these courses fit into the criteria of the Ministry of Skill Development,” a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
North Korea missile test reaches new heightsA PAC-3 surface-to-air missile launcher system is seen deployed at the defence
North Korea missile test reaches new heights
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
A PAC-3 surface-to-air missile launcher system is seen deployed at the defence ministry grounds in Tokyo, following signs of a possible ballistic missile launch from North Korea. — AFP photo SEOUL: North Korea launched what appeared to be a second... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
11 Quintals of Cannabis Seized in Bechar, TlemcenPeople's National Army (ANP) Monday in Bechar and Tlemcen, as part of the fight
11 Quintals of Cannabis Seized in Bechar, Tlemcen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
People's National Army (ANP) Monday in Bechar and Tlemcen, as part of the fight against organized criminality, the National Defence Ministry announced in a communiqué. "As part of the fight against organized crime, a detachment of the ANP... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Kills 18 Terrorists, Arrests Four Others in Operation Running Since June 8 in MedeaArmy (ANP) in a search and combing operation which is still underway in Rouakec
Army Kills 18 Terrorists, Arrests Four Others in Operation Running Since June 8 in Medea
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Army (ANP) in a search and combing operation which is still underway in Rouakeche, Medea, said a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry. The operation allowed "the recovery of 20 Kalachnikov machine pistols, two Simonov semi-automatic rifles,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
North Korea makes apparent progress with mid-range missileof Staff said a suspected first Musudan launch from the east coast city of Wons
North Korea makes apparent progress with mid-range missile
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
of Staff said a suspected first Musudan launch from the east coast city of Wonsan failed. It didn't elaborate, but Japan's Defence Ministry said the missile fragmented and pieces fell into waters off the Korean Peninsula's east coast. Later... Read more
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CTV News
North Korea makes apparent progress with midrange missileof Staff said a suspected first Musudan launch from the east coast city of Wons
North Korea makes apparent progress with midrange missile
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
of Staff said a suspected first Musudan launch from the east coast city of Wonsan failed. It didn't elaborate, but Japan's Defence Ministry said the missile fragmented and pieces fell into waters off the Korean Peninsula's east coast. Later... Read more
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Brandon Sun
North Korea makes apparent progress with midrange missileof Staff said a suspected first Musudan launch from the east coast city of Wons
North Korea makes apparent progress with midrange missile
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
of Staff said a suspected first Musudan launch from the east coast city of Wonsan failed. It didn't elaborate, but Japan's Defence Ministry said the missile fragmented and pieces fell into waters off the Korean Peninsula's east coast. Later... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
North Korea test fires two powerful, mid-range missilesto have failed after reportedly flying around 150 kilometres (90 miles) over th
North Korea test fires two powerful, mid-range missiles
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
to have failed after reportedly flying around 150 kilometres (90 miles) over the East Sea (Sea of Japan). The South Korean defence ministry said the second Musudan -- fired from the same east coast location two hours later -- had flown 400... Read more
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