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Manila Bulletin
China flies military planes over strait near Japanbetween Japan’s Miyako and Okinawa Islands, to carry out training in the West P
China flies military planes over strait near Japan
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 minutes ago
between Japan’s Miyako and Okinawa Islands, to carry out training in the West Pacific, according to a statement on China’s defence ministry website. The Sukhoi Su-30 fighters, bombers and refuelling aircraft did not violate Japanese... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
In a military drill, China flies 40 army planes over strait near JapanMore than 40 Chinese military aircraft have traversed a strait near Japan, Chin
In a military drill, China flies 40 army planes over strait near Japan
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 hours ago
More than 40 Chinese military aircraft have traversed a strait near Japan, China’s defence ministry said on Monday, after Tokyo announced it may patrol with the US in the contested South China Sea region. China’s air force on Sunday sent 40 planes... Read more
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International Business Times
Japan scrambles fighter jet near Okinawa as China dispatches massive fleet of warplanes for drillson Sunday (25 September) in what has been seen as a sabre-rattling move by Beij
Japan scrambles fighter jet near Okinawa as China dispatches massive fleet of warplanes for drills
International Business Times / Posted 3 hours ago
on Sunday (25 September) in what has been seen as a sabre-rattling move by Beijing. While Tokyo was quick to respond, its defence ministry said that it had scrambled a fighter jet in response. The Chinese fleet – one of the largest – that flew... Read more
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BBC News
Colombia Farc rebels hand over child soldierstry to return the young people to their families. The Farc says it has 21 sold
Colombia Farc rebels hand over child soldiers
BBC News / Posted 4 hours ago
try to return the young people to their families. The Farc says it has 21 soldiers under 15 years of age. The Colombian defence ministry has put the figure for those under 18 far higher. Colombia's High Commissioner for Peace, Sergio Jaramillo,... Read more
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The Hindu
Editorial on India-France Rafale deal: Rafale takes flight at lastcontemporary four-plus generation aircraft. The Centre has claimed savings of s
Editorial on India-France Rafale deal: Rafale takes flight at last
The Hindu / Posted 12 hours ago
contemporary four-plus generation aircraft. The Centre has claimed savings of several million in the hard bargain, but the Defence Ministry would do well to share more information in Parliament. It is unclear why the government decided to buy just... Read more
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Business Standard India
Iran launches home-grown ballistic missilemissile'Zolfaqar' runs on solid fuel and can hit the targets with a pin-point a
Iran launches home-grown ballistic missile
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
missile'Zolfaqar' runs on solid fuel and can hit the targets with a pin-point accuracy in a range of 750 km Iran's Defence Ministry on Sunday launched the production line of home-grown ballistic missile of "Zolfaqar", media reported. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Iran launches home-grown ballistic missile - newkerala.com #123600NK World, Tehran, Sep 25 : Iran's Defence Ministry on Sunday launched the produ
Iran launches home-grown ballistic missile - newkerala.com #123600
New Kerala / Posted 21 hours ago
NK World, Tehran, Sep 25 : Iran's Defence Ministry on Sunday launched the production line of home-grown ballistic missile of "Zolfaqar", media reported. The tactical missile, which is capable of evading jamming signals in electronic warfare, will... Read more
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dna
L&T Shipbuilding eyes Rs 9,000 cr orders over next 3 years, mostly from Navyis also expecting to bag one contract to develop amphibious assault ships, also
L&T Shipbuilding eyes Rs 9,000 cr orders over next 3 years, mostly from Navy
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
is also expecting to bag one contract to develop amphibious assault ships, also called landing platform docks (LPD). The defence ministry has issued an RFP for developing four such LPDs, out of which two will be developed by private sector... Read more
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Business Standard India
L&T Shipbuilding eyes Rs 9k-cr orders in 3yrs,mostly from Navyis also expecting to bag one contract to develop amphibious assault ships, also
L&T Shipbuilding eyes Rs 9k-cr orders in 3yrs,mostly from Navy
Business Standard India / Posted 23 hours ago
is also expecting to bag one contract to develop amphibious assault ships, also called landing platform docks (LPD). The defence ministry has issued an RFP for developing four such LPDs, out of which two will be developed by private sector... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
US claims Russian warplanes bombed Syrian aid convoyceasefire, which it was hoped would mark the beginning of the end of Syria's bl
US claims Russian warplanes bombed Syrian aid convoy
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
ceasefire, which it was hoped would mark the beginning of the end of Syria's bloody five-year civil war. The Russian Defence Ministry said its intelligence services had studied drone footage from the incident, and did not see evidence of... Read more
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Business Standard India
L&T Shipbuilding eyes Rs 9k-cr orders in 3yrs,mostly from Navyis also expecting to bag one contract to develop amphibious assault ships, also
L&T Shipbuilding eyes Rs 9k-cr orders in 3yrs,mostly from Navy
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
is also expecting to bag one contract to develop amphibious assault ships, also called landing platform docks (LPD). The defence ministry has issued an RFP for developing four such LPDs, out of which two will be developed by private sector... Read more
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New Kerala
UNSC to hold urgent session on Syria - newkerala.com #123490in the eastern part of Aleppo, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Ri
UNSC to hold urgent session on Syria - newkerala.com #123490
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
in the eastern part of Aleppo, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a local monitor group. The incident came one day after the Syrian Defence Ministry announced the commencement of a new offensive on rebel-held areas i... Read more
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The Economic Times
India, US plan to upgrade their already intensive military combat exerciseslogistics pact+ last month in tune with their "joint strategic vision" for the
India, US plan to upgrade their already intensive military combat exercises
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
logistics pact+ last month in tune with their "joint strategic vision" for the Asia Pacific and the Indian Ocean Region. Defence ministry sources say the aim is to "further increase the scope and complexity" of bilateral military exercises and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Govt acknowledges roles of army veteranslevel, had taken various initiatives to look after the welfare of the veterans
Govt acknowledges roles of army veterans
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
level, had taken various initiatives to look after the welfare of the veterans as proven by the ATM Act 2012 under the Defence Ministry. “The interest of those who have served in the Army, Airforce and Navy will not be neglected and the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Warplanes mount new strikes on rebel-held Aleppounder our feet. Aleppo is burning," said Bahaa al-Halabi, an activist from a be
Warplanes mount new strikes on rebel-held Aleppo
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
under our feet. Aleppo is burning," said Bahaa al-Halabi, an activist from a besieged rebel-held district. The Syrian defence ministry has called on residents to move to government-held areas, adding there would be "no detention, or inquiry to... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian Air Force successfully test fires long range air-air MICA missile - newkerala.com #123201recently acquired long range air-to-air MICA missile on a manoeuvring target fr
Indian Air Force successfully test fires long range air-air MICA missile - newkerala.com #123201
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
recently acquired long range air-to-air MICA missile on a manoeuvring target from Mirage-2000 Upgrade combat aircraft. A Defence Ministry release said that the missile achieved a direct hit on a target which was much smaller than an actual... Read more
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Times of Malta
Playing a dangerous gameof Russia and Syria did not conduct any strikes against the UN aid convoy in th
Playing a dangerous game
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
of Russia and Syria did not conduct any strikes against the UN aid convoy in the southwestern outskirts of Aleppo, Russian defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov has said in a statement. Konashenkov said if it had been an air attack by... Read more
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dna
India, France ink deal for 36 Rafale fighter jetsover its adversaries. Both missiles have a 2 metres precision which means that
India, France ink deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets
dna / Posted 2 days ago
over its adversaries. Both missiles have a 2 metres precision which means that a target can be hit with high precision. Defence Ministry sources said the Rafale, which has a range of 780 to 1055 km, depending on mission role, as compared to... Read more
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asianage
India inks Rafale dealcoming in three years. "This Rafale version has better operational features th
India inks Rafale deal
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
coming in three years. "This Rafale version has better operational features than the one operated by other air forces," a defence ministry source said. With a 780-1,055-km range, Rafale can undertake both air defence and ground attack operations... Read more
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The Economic Times
Russia and Pakistan to hold joint military exercises in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa region"We were informed by the Russian defence ministry that these exercises will not
Russia and Pakistan to hold joint military exercises in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa region
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
"We were informed by the Russian defence ministry that these exercises will not be carried out in (disputed) areas and a place was chosen that has nothing to do with this. Hence, there is no reason for India to worry about it," a Russian foreign... Read more
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The Telegraph
Race to justify whopping Rafale billand will give the Indian Air Force a technological edge over many others," Parr
Race to justify whopping Rafale bill
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
and will give the Indian Air Force a technological edge over many others," Parrikar said after the signing. But the defence ministry's efforts today after the deal was done were directed at making a convincing case on the hugely expensive... Read more
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The Indian Express
Air Force’s 16-year wait over, Rafale deal doneexperts have compared it with the benchmarked price in the original Medium Mult
Air Force’s 16-year wait over, Rafale deal done
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
experts have compared it with the benchmarked price in the original Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) deal. But Defence Ministry sources said the two prices cannot be compared. “The price of 18 Rafale flyaway aircraft was different from... Read more
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The Hindu
Reshuffle of officials at Additional Secretary levelas Additional Secretary in the Department of Commerce. Suresh Kumar of the 198
Reshuffle of officials at Additional Secretary level
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
as Additional Secretary in the Department of Commerce. Suresh Kumar of the 1986 IAS batch has been shifted from the Defence Ministry to the Ministry of Coal as Additional Secretary. Joint Secretary in the Defence Ministry Rabindra Panwar, a... Read more
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The Economic Times
IAF successfully fires long-range air-to-air missileIAF has become one of the few air forces in the world with the capability of su
IAF successfully fires long-range air-to-air missile
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
IAF has become one of the few air forces in the world with the capability of such beyond visual range air-to-air missile, a Defence Ministry release said. The missile achieved a direct hit on a target which was much smaller than an actual aircraft... Read more
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The Borneo Post
One Malaysian detainee at Guantanamo Bay may be transferred to Malaysia — Ahmad Zahidpertaining to the matter. The committee would comprise representatives from th
One Malaysian detainee at Guantanamo Bay may be transferred to Malaysia — Ahmad Zahid
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
pertaining to the matter. The committee would comprise representatives from the Home Ministry, Foreign Ministry, Defence Ministry, National Security Council, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Royal Malaysia Police, Prisons Department and... Read more
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The Economic Times
Russia cancels joint military drill will Pakistan in PoK post Uri; to conduct drill only at Cherat near Peshawarstation in the Nowshera district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan, 34 km from
Russia cancels joint military drill will Pakistan in PoK post Uri; to conduct drill only at Cherat near Peshawar
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
station in the Nowshera district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan, 34 km from Peshawar. "We were informed by the Russian defence ministry that these exercises will not be carried out in (disputed) areas and a place was chosen that has nothing to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Scores killed as Syrian jets pound rebel-held Aleppo250,000 people and has been battered by intense bombing for months. In a state
Scores killed as Syrian jets pound rebel-held Aleppo
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
250,000 people and has been battered by intense bombing for months. In a statement on its official website, the Syrian defence ministry called on Aleppo residents to move to government-held areas, adding that there would be "no detention, or... Read more
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The Economic Times
Russia hasn’t called off joint military exercises with Pakistan post Uri attackstation in the Nowshera district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan, 34 km from
Russia hasn’t called off joint military exercises with Pakistan post Uri attack
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
station in the Nowshera district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan, 34 km from Peshawar. "We were informed by the Russian defence ministry that these exercises will not be carried out in (disputed) areas and a place was chosen that has nothing to... Read more
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New Kerala
69 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan - newkerala.com #122920to clear the areas of Taliban insurgents over the past 24 hours and also killed
69 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan - newkerala.com #122920
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
to clear the areas of Taliban insurgents over the past 24 hours and also killed 11 militants of Islamic State (IS)," the Defence Ministry said in a statement. The joint Afghan security forces backed by army's artillery and air power also injured... Read more
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dna
All you need to know about Rs 59,000 crore Rafale deal between India and Franceover its adversaries. Both missiles have a 2 metres precision which means that
All you need to know about Rs 59,000 crore Rafale deal between India and France
dna / Posted 2 days ago
over its adversaries. Both missiles have a 2 metres precision which means that a target can be hit with high precision. Defence Ministry sources said the Rafale, which has a range of 780 to 1055 km, depending on mission role, as compared to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
B500,000 drone available from defence institutethe Siam UAV drone developed by the institute. (Photo by Wassana Nanuam) The i
B500,000 drone available from defence institute
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
the Siam UAV drone developed by the institute. (Photo by Wassana Nanuam) The institute, a public organisation under the Defence Ministry, delivered 10 of the unmanned aerial vehicles on Friday to the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Provincial Police... Read more
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BBC News
Syria convoy attack: Russia drone footage shows 'militant mortar'of its own or Syrian planes, and says the incident was caused by fire on the gr
Syria convoy attack: Russia drone footage shows 'militant mortar'
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
of its own or Syrian planes, and says the incident was caused by fire on the ground and not by an air strike. The Russian defence ministry has released drone footage purportedly showing a pick-up truck towing a large-calibre mortar belonging to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Report criticises handling of air defence projectof a new air defence system for the Swiss armed forces has revealed shortcoming
Report criticises handling of air defence project
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
of a new air defence system for the Swiss armed forces has revealed shortcomings in communication but has cleared the defence ministry, citing “political reasons”. A series of indiscretions justified Defence Minister Guy Parmelin putting a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
One M’sian detainee at Guantanamo Bay may be transferred to M’sia – DPMpertaining to the matter. The committee would comprise representatives from th
One M’sian detainee at Guantanamo Bay may be transferred to M’sia – DPM
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
pertaining to the matter. The committee would comprise representatives from the Home Ministry, Foreign Ministry, Defence Ministry, National Security Council, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Royal Malaysia Police, Prisons Department and... Read more
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Times of Malta
India signs deal for 36 French fighter jets to counter China, PakistanNew Delhi, ending almost 18 months of wrangling over terms between New Delhi an
India signs deal for 36 French fighter jets to counter China, Pakistan
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
New Delhi, ending almost 18 months of wrangling over terms between New Delhi and manufacturer Dassault Aviation. India's defence ministry said it would confirm the exact price later on Friday, but a ministry official said it was 7.8 billion euros... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
India signs deal for 36 French fighter jets to counter China, Pakistan squadronsNew Delhi, ending almost 18 months of wrangling over terms between New Delhi an
India signs deal for 36 French fighter jets to counter China, Pakistan squadrons
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
New Delhi, ending almost 18 months of wrangling over terms between New Delhi and manufacturer Dassault Aviation. India's defence ministry said it would confirm the exact price later on Friday, but a ministry official said it was 7.8 billion euros... Read more
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asianage
India signs Rafale deal with France giving its Air Force edge over Pakistanside asked French officials to calculate the deal on actual cost (Price as on t
India signs Rafale deal with France giving its Air Force edge over Pakistan
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
side asked French officials to calculate the deal on actual cost (Price as on today) plus European Inflation Indices. The Defence Ministry has capped the European Inflation Indices to maximum 3.5 per cent a year. In other words, if inflation... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
India signs 7.8 billion euro deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets from France18 months of wrangling over financial terms between New Delhi and Dassault Avia
India signs 7.8 billion euro deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets from France
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
18 months of wrangling over financial terms between New Delhi and Dassault Aviation, the jet's manufacturer. India's defence ministry said it would confirm the exact price later on Friday, but officials said it would be close to 7.8 billion... Read more
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New Kerala
Six militants killed in Assam - newkerala.com #122697Guwahati/Kolkata, Sep 23 : Soldiers on Friday shot dead six Karbi militants in
Six militants killed in Assam - newkerala.com #122697
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Guwahati/Kolkata, Sep 23 : Soldiers on Friday shot dead six Karbi militants in Assam's East Karbi Anglong district, the defence ministry said. All the militants belonged to the Karbi People Liberation Tigers (KPLT). Two rifles, three pistols... Read more
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asianage
Kashmir unrest hits construction of strategic roads in J&Kof the Sinathan Pass-Anantnag road to NHAI will be postponed as the pending wor
Kashmir unrest hits construction of strategic roads in J&K
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
of the Sinathan Pass-Anantnag road to NHAI will be postponed as the pending work on it will now go beyond September, the Defence Ministry said. In addition, many vehicles and equipment have been damaged, non-availability of which will directly... Read more
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International Business Times
Syrian military forces launch new offensive in rebel-held areas of eastern Aleppo(22 September) launched a major new offensive in the rebel-held areas of easter
Syrian military forces launch new offensive in rebel-held areas of eastern Aleppo
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
(22 September) launched a major new offensive in the rebel-held areas of eastern Aleppo, The announcement from the Syrian defence ministry late Thursday, came many hours after heavy air strikes left parts of Aleppo in flames, a UK-based monitor... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Google satellite images have revealed these four mysterious new constructions on Itu Abawhether China and Taiwan are planning on taking joint aggressive action over th
Google satellite images have revealed these four mysterious new constructions on Itu Aba
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
whether China and Taiwan are planning on taking joint aggressive action over the disputed region. A spokesman for Taiwan Defence Ministry confirmed they wanted evidence of the structures hidden, saying: "Under the precondition of protecting... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Probe demanded over Preecha-army dealsChan-o-cha face demands for an outside probe of possible corruption in their so
Probe demanded over Preecha-army deals
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
Chan-o-cha face demands for an outside probe of possible corruption in their son's business. Photo shows the couple at a Defence Ministry celebration last week at the statue of King Rama V. (File photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd) The Association... Read more
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Daily Maverick
amaBhungane: Threat to Africa’s elephants a headache for CoP17two unnamed Chinese embassy officials who reportedly claimed diplomatic immunit
amaBhungane: Threat to Africa’s elephants a headache for CoP17
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
two unnamed Chinese embassy officials who reportedly claimed diplomatic immunity. Following top-level interventions by defence ministry officials and the Chinese ambassador, the two Chinese were released, and nothing further was heard of the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attackofficials believe Russian aircraft were responsible for the strike, but Moscow
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attack
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
officials believe Russian aircraft were responsible for the strike, but Moscow has denied involvement and the Russian Defence Ministry said on Wednesday a US Predator drone was in the area when the convoy was attacked. 'The devastating... Read more
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Daily News
Duminda files appeal against HC death sentenceFormer Defence Ministry Monitoring MP Duminda Silva sentenced to death by the C
Duminda files appeal against HC death sentence
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Former Defence Ministry Monitoring MP Duminda Silva sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court for committing the murder of four persons including former MP Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra yesterday filed an appeal before Colombo High Court’s... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Google satellite images have revealed these four mysterious new constructions on Itu Abawhether China and Taiwan are planning on taking joint aggressive action over th
Google satellite images have revealed these four mysterious new constructions on Itu Aba
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
whether China and Taiwan are planning on taking joint aggressive action over the disputed region. A spokesman for Taiwan Defence Ministry confirmed they wanted evidence of the structures hidden, saying: "Under the precondition of protecting... Read more
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PhysOrg
Israel says new spy satellite sends first imagesIsrael's latest spy satellite began transmitting pictures on Thursday, the defe
Israel says new spy satellite sends first images
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Israel's latest spy satellite began transmitting pictures on Thursday, the defence ministry said, overcoming initial hiccups on its launch nine days ago. "A team of engineers and operators... operated this evening for the first time, the payload of... Read more
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News.com.au
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attackofficials believe Russian aircraft were responsible for the strike, but Moscow
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attack
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
officials believe Russian aircraft were responsible for the strike, but Moscow has denied involvement and the Russian Defence Ministry said on Wednesday a US Predator drone was in the area when the convoy was attacked. "The devastating... Read more
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New Kerala
Kashmir unrest affecting BRO's road construction, says ministry - newkerala.com #122510NK Business, New Delhi, Sep 22 : The Defence Ministry on Thursday said the ongo
Kashmir unrest affecting BRO's road construction, says ministry - newkerala.com #122510
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
NK Business, New Delhi, Sep 22 : The Defence Ministry on Thursday said the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley has adversely affected road construction activities of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). "Owing to restrictions on the movement of... Read more
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