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Belfast Telegraph
US and South Korea hold massive live fire military drills near Demilitarized Zone South Korean and US troops have staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire dri
US and South Korea hold massive live fire military drills near Demilitarized Zone
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
South Korean and US troops have staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill, including a simulated mechanised assault deep into North Korean territory, just days... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thirachai rises to top army postGen Thirachai Nakwanich (left) chats with Gen Preecha Chan-o-cha as they joined
Thirachai rises to top army post
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 hours ago
Gen Thirachai Nakwanich (left) chats with Gen Preecha Chan-o-cha as they joined other top brass to celebrate the 95th birthday of Privy Council President Gen Prem Tinsulanonda at his residence on Wednesday. (Photo by Thanarak Khunton) Related... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII parade Taiwan warned officials and veterans Friday not to attend a military parade o
Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII parade
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 hours ago
Taiwan warned officials and veterans Friday not to attend a military parade organised by China to mark Japan’s defeat in the Second World War, as the former bitter rivals vie over the history... Read more
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Rappler
Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII paradeTAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan warned officials and veterans Friday, August 28, not to
Taiwan warns officials not to attend Chinese WWII parade
Rappler / Posted 19 hours ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan warned officials and veterans Friday, August 28, not to attend a military parade organized by China to mark Japan's defeat in the Second World War, as the former bitter rivals vie over the history of the conflict. Beijing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arms Probe - Defence Ministry Was Side-Lined for Years - Permanent SecretaryThe Nigerian defence ministry has denied any role in arms purchase in recent ye
Arms Probe - Defence Ministry Was Side-Lined for Years - Permanent Secretary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
The Nigerian defence ministry has denied any role in arms purchase in recent years as the Buhari administration prepares to probe the deals. The permanent secretary, Ismaila Aliyu, said the ministry was not part of efforts by the former Jonathan... Read more
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Sky News Australia
S Korean troops stage largest military drillSouth Korean and US troops have staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill
S Korean troops stage largest military drill
Sky News Australia / Posted 21 hours ago
South Korean and US troops have staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill, including a simulated mechanised assault deep into North Korean territory. The exercise took place just days after the two Koreas ended a tense military... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
U.S, South Korea hold their largest military drill The United States and South Korea hold their largest scale of live-fire joint
U.S, South Korea hold their largest military drill
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 21 hours ago
The United States and South Korea hold their largest scale of live-fire joint exercise. Rough cut (no reporter narration). ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Troops from the United States and South... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Army chief warns may step in Kuala Lumpur: The Armed Forces said Thursday it will step in should the Bersi
Army chief warns may step in
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 23 hours ago
Kuala Lumpur: The Armed Forces said Thursday it will step in should the Bersih4 rally turn chaotic, fearing a repeat of Bangkok's August 17 Erawan Shrine bombing in Malaysia. Armed Forces chief General Tan Sri Zulkifeli... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
US and South Korean troops stage massive live-fire drill Published: 28 August 2015 3:07 PM South Korean soldiers patrol the barbed-wi
US and South Korean troops stage massive live-fire drill
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 28 August 2015 3:07 PM South Korean soldiers patrol the barbed-wire fence of the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea, in Hwacheon. The live-fire exercise, conducted... Read more
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The New Age
US and S. Korea troops stage massive live-dire drillSouth Korean and US troops staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill on F
US and S. Korea troops stage massive live-dire drill
The New Age / Posted yesterday
South Korean and US troops staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill on Friday, including a simulated mechanised assault deep into North Korean territory, just days after the two Koreas ended a tense military standoff. The exercise, conducted... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US and S. Korea troops stage massive live-dire drill Pocheon, South Korea | South Korean and US troops staged their biggest-ever j
US and S. Korea troops stage massive live-dire drill
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Pocheon, South Korea | South Korean and US troops staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill on Friday, including a simulated mechanised assault deep into North Korean territory, just days... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan military tells veterans to avoid Beijing's World War Two paradeTAIPEI/BEIJING: Taiwan's military on Friday urged war veterans to stay away fro
Taiwan military tells veterans to avoid Beijing's World War Two parade
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
TAIPEI/BEIJING: Taiwan's military on Friday urged war veterans to stay away from a victory parade in Beijing next week marking the end of World War Two, saying Nationalist forces led the war, after China announced old soldiers from Taiwan would... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Taiwan military tells veterans to avoid Beijing's World War Two paradeTAIPEI/BEIJING Taiwan's military on Friday urged war veterans to stay away from
Taiwan military tells veterans to avoid Beijing's World War Two parade
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
TAIPEI/BEIJING Taiwan's military on Friday urged war veterans to stay away from a victory parade in Beijing next week marking the end of World War Two, saying Nationalist forces led the war, after China announced old soldiers from Taiwan would attend... Read more
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The Star
Taiwan military tells veterans to avoid Beijing's World War Two paradeTAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Taiwan's military on Friday urged war veterans to st
Taiwan military tells veterans to avoid Beijing's World War Two parade
The Star / Posted yesterday
TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Taiwan's military on Friday urged war veterans to stay away from a victory parade in Beijing next week marking the end of World War Two, saying Nationalist forces led the war, after China announced old soldiers from Taiwan... Read more
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Yahoo News
China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts as toll risesBeijing (AFP) - Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions th
China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts as toll rises
Yahoo News / Posted yesterday
Beijing (AFP) - Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions that killed at least 145 people and devastated a swathe of a Chinese port city, state media said Thursday as prosecutors probe 11 officials for neglecting their duties. The... Read more
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The Star
Army to go ahead with buying assetsKUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry will proceed with acquiring the armed forces
Army to go ahead with buying assets
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry will proceed with acquiring the armed forces’ assets under the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP) despite the current economic challenges. Its minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said that the ministry and the armed... Read more
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The Star
Police ready to deal with troublemakers during Bersih gatheringKUALA LUMPUR: The police are ready to deal with any troublemakers to preserve p
Police ready to deal with troublemakers during Bersih gathering
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: The police are ready to deal with any troublemakers to preserve public order during this weekend’s Bersih 4 rally, which has been deemed illegal by the authorities. City police chief Comm Datuk Tajuddin Md Isa warned that instigators... Read more
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Business Standard India
Moscow confused as IAF puts fifth-generation fighter on back burner to buy RafaleCurrently, the Sukhoi T-50 is powered by the NPO Saturn AL-41F1, which only is
Moscow confused as IAF puts fifth-generation fighter on back burner to buy Rafale
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Currently, the Sukhoi T-50 is powered by the NPO Saturn AL-41F1, which only is a souped-up version of the AL-31FP engine that powers the Sukhoi-30MKICurrently, the... Read more
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iol.co.za
The Taliban are talking war, not peaceEPAepa04898820 An Afghan security member frisks a man at a checkpoint on a road
The Taliban are talking war, not peace
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
EPAepa04898820 An Afghan security member frisks a man at a checkpoint on a roadside in Helamnd, Afghanistan, 26 August 2015. Security has been intensified after two foreign soldiers were killed on 26 August. Two people wearing Afghan security forces... Read more
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asianage
Manila seeks real-time US help in South China SeaThe Philippines has sought help from the United States to monitor “real-time” d
Manila seeks real-time US help in South China Sea
asianage / Posted yesterday
The Philippines has sought help from the United States to monitor “real-time” developments in the South China Sea, providing surveillance and reconnaissance, a military spokesman said on Thursday, amid China’s rapid expansion in the area. Colonel... Read more
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Daily Mail
Musu Qala, which 20 British soldiers died protecting, falls to TalibanMusu Qala falls to the Taliban: Afghan town that British soldiers died to prote
Musu Qala, which 20 British soldiers died protecting, falls to Taliban
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Musu Qala falls to the Taliban: Afghan town that British soldiers died to protect is seized by insurgents making fresh advances after Allied forces went home Town where more than 20 British soldiers died now back in Taliban hands It is the second... Read more
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Daily News
Travel ban on Gota liftedThe Galle Magistrate’s Court yesterday lifted the foreign travel ban on former
Travel ban on Gota lifted
Daily News / Posted yesterday
The Galle Magistrate’s Court yesterday lifted the foreign travel ban on former Defence Ministry Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. The court imposed the travel ban on Rajapaksa following a request by the Criminal Investigation Department on March 9. The... Read more
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Daily News
Professionalism, the key to success - Justice MinisterJustice Minister Dr. Wijayadasa Rajapakshe yesterday said that Sri Lanka had to
Professionalism, the key to success - Justice Minister
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Justice Minister Dr. Wijayadasa Rajapakshe yesterday said that Sri Lanka had to pay a heavy price for departing from well established norms and principles due to lack of professionalism, particularly in the foreign service. He said the government is... Read more
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The Hindu
Comment article on India-Pakistan bilateral ties: When Hamid Gul offered India peaceA covert operation almost resolved the Siachen dispute but was cut short by the
Comment article on India-Pakistan bilateral ties: When Hamid Gul offered India peace
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
A covert operation almost resolved the Siachen dispute but was cut short by the death of Gen. Zia-ul-Haq Former head of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Gen. Hamid Gul, who died recently, has been described in the Indian media as a... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent TalibanAn Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah ca
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent Taliban
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
An Afghan National Police armored vehicle patrols on a street in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province, Afghanistan August 26, 2015. LASHKAR GAH Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban... Read more
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Daily Mail
Whereabouts of North Korea's submarines still a mysteryWhere are North Korea's submarines? Whereabouts of fleet which vanished from ra
Whereabouts of North Korea's submarines still a mystery
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Where are North Korea's submarines? Whereabouts of fleet which vanished from radar remains a mystery days after Kim Jong Un ends stand-off with the South 50 vessels vanished last week, sparking fears they were readying for attack A South Korean... Read more
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New Kerala
Accident injures 14, including foreign tourists Soldiers rescued on Thursday 14 tourists, including eight foreigners, who wer
Accident injures 14, including foreign tourists
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Soldiers rescued on Thursday 14 tourists, including eight foreigners, who were injured when their vehicle met with an accident on a Ladakh road in Jammu and Kashmir. The troops were returning to their... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China conducts air, sea drills in East China SeaBEIJING China conducted large-scale air and sea exercises in the East China Sea
China conducts air, sea drills in East China Sea
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
BEIJING China conducted large-scale air and sea exercises in the East China Sea on Thursday, state news agency Xinhua said, the third time in the last two months it has carried out such live-fire maritime drills. The training involved more than 100... Read more
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The Star
China conducts air, sea drills in East China SeaBEIJING (Reuters) - China conducted large-scale air and sea exercises in the Ea
China conducts air, sea drills in East China Sea
The Star / Posted yesterday
BEIJING (Reuters) - China conducted large-scale air and sea exercises in the East China Sea on Thursday, state news agency Xinhua said, the third time in the last two months it has carried out such live-fire maritime drills. The training involved... Read more
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New Kerala
China, Australia, US hold trilateral military exercise China, Australia and the US on Thursday commenced a trilateral military exerc
China, Australia, US hold trilateral military exercise
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
China, Australia and the US on Thursday commenced a trilateral military exercise in Australia, officials said. This is the second defence exercise between the three armies. Exercise Kowari will... Read more
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Swissinfo
China conducts air, sea drills in East China SeaBEIJING (Reuters) - China conducted large-scale air and sea exercises in the Ea
China conducts air, sea drills in East China Sea
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
BEIJING (Reuters) - China conducted large-scale air and sea exercises in the East China Sea on Thursday, state news agency Xinhua said, the third time in the last two months it has carried out such live-fire maritime drills. The training involved... Read more
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The Hindu
China conducts air, sea drills in East China SeaChina conducted large-scale air and sea exercises in the East China Sea on Thur
China conducts air, sea drills in East China Sea
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
China conducted large-scale air and sea exercises in the East China Sea on Thursday, state news agency Xinhua said, the third time in the last two months it has carried out such live-fire maritime drills. The training involved more than 100 ships,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippines seeks 'real-time' US help in disputed South China SeaMANILA: The Philippines has sought help from the United States to monitor "real
Philippines seeks 'real-time' US help in disputed South China Sea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
MANILA: The Philippines has sought help from the United States to monitor "real-time" developments in the South China Sea, providing surveillance and reconnaissance, a military spokesman said on Thursday, amid China's rapid expansion in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peaceLASHKAR GAH: Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to st
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
LASHKAR GAH: Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents' their biggest symbolic victory in years and made talking peace... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts as toll rises Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions that killed at l
China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts as toll rises
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions that killed at least 145 people and devastated a swathe of a Chinese port city, state media said Thursday as prosecutors probe 11... Read more
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The Star
Philippines seeks 'real-time' U.S. help in disputed South China SeaMANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has sought help from the United States to mo
Philippines seeks 'real-time' U.S. help in disputed South China Sea
The Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has sought help from the United States to monitor "real-time" developments in the South China Sea, providing surveillance and reconnaissance, a military spokesman said on Thursday, amid China's rapid expansion in... Read more
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The Star
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peaceLASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined c
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace
The Star / Posted yesterday
LASHKAR GAH (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents' their biggest symbolic victory in years and made... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China to hold drills with Malaysia in Malacca StraitBEIJING: China will hold joint military drills next month with Malaysia in the
China to hold drills with Malaysia in Malacca Strait
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
BEIJING: China will hold joint military drills next month with Malaysia in the strategic Strait of Malacca, and will also hold training exercises with Australia and the United States in Australia, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday. China's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China says WW2 victory for all Chinese as prepares to welcome Taiwan officialBEIJING/TAIPEI: World War Two was a victory for all Chinese people and National
China says WW2 victory for all Chinese as prepares to welcome Taiwan official
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
BEIJING/TAIPEI: World War Two was a victory for all Chinese people and Nationalist veterans from Taiwan will be warmly welcomed at a military parade next week, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, as Beijing prepares to welcome a former senior... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensionsBEIJING: China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea follo
China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensions
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
BEIJING: China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea following a rise in tensions between the two Koreas last week, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that its forces were in normal deployment. Pictures circulated... Read more
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The Star
China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensionsBEIJING (Reuters) - China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North
China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensions
The Star / Posted yesterday
BEIJING (Reuters) - China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea following a rise in tensions between the two Koreas last week, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that its forces were in normal deployment. Pictures... Read more
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Swissinfo
China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensionsBEIJING (Reuters) - China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North
China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensions
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
BEIJING (Reuters) - China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea following a rise in tensions between the two Koreas last week, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, adding that its forces were in normal deployment. Pictures... Read more
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Reuters
China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensionsA soldier stands guard at a sentry on the banks of the Yalu River, near the Nor
China denies rushing forces to border during Korean tensions
Reuters / Posted yesterday
A soldier stands guard at a sentry on the banks of the Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, November 15, 2014. BEIJING China did not rush reinforcements to its border with North Korea... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Armed forces to intervene in Bersih rally in case of emergency, report says Published: 27 August 2015 3:41 PM Military chief General Tan Sri Zulkifeli M
Armed forces to intervene in Bersih rally in case of emergency, report says
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 27 August 2015 3:41 PM Military chief General Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin says the armed forces will intervene if the government declares a state of emergency at... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former Taiwan official to meet China's Xi next week - aideTAIPEI: Taiwan's former vice president, Lien Chan, will meet Chinese leader Xi
Former Taiwan official to meet China's Xi next week - aide
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
TAIPEI: Taiwan's former vice president, Lien Chan, will meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping next week on a private visit to attend China's celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, an aide close to Lien said on Thursday. The plan... Read more
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Times of Malta
Two US troops shot dead in AfghanistanTaliban fighters seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan’s Helmand provin
Two US troops shot dead in Afghanistan
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Taliban fighters seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Monday despite repeated US air strikes to repel them, adding to the insurgents’ recent advances in an opium farming region near a hydroelectric dam. Elsewhere in... Read more
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The Star
Bersih 4: Armed Forces to intervene if govt declares state of emergencyKUALA LUMPUR: The Armed Forces (ATM) will intervene in the planned Bersih 4.0 r
Bersih 4: Armed Forces to intervene if govt declares state of emergency
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The Armed Forces (ATM) will intervene in the planned Bersih 4.0 rally only if the government declares a state of emergency, said its chief Jen Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin (pic). Speaking to reporters at the Defence Ministry on Thursday,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Taliban seize district Afghanistan HQ, US troops killedAn Afghan armoured police vehicle patrolling in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand
Taliban seize district Afghanistan HQ, US troops killed
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
An Afghan armoured police vehicle patrolling in Lashkar Gah capital of Helmand province on Wednesday. Photo: STRINGER/AFGHANISTAN Kabul: Taliban fighters seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Monday despite repeated US... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Taliban grab districtTaliban fighters seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan’s Helmand provin
U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Taliban grab district
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Taliban fighters seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Monday despite repeated U.S. air strikes to repel them, adding to the insurgents’ recent advances in a heavily fought over region of opium farms and trade... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Osborne sub yard works for us: Japanese officialsMartin Hamilton-Smith at the industry briefing. Picture: Keryn Stevens A KEY J
Osborne sub yard works for us: Japanese officials
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
Martin Hamilton-Smith at the industry briefing. Picture: Keryn Stevens A KEY Japanese defence official has praised Adelaide’s naval shipyard as “very sophisticated” and revealed early talks to extend the Osborne-based facility as part of their pitch... Read more
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