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The Indian Express
No word yet on successor of Western Command chief Lt Gen KJ Singhgo before the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Command, Lt Gen KJ
No word yet on successor of Western Command chief Lt Gen KJ Singh
The Indian Express / Posted 2 hours ago
go before the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Command, Lt Gen KJ Singh, retires, the Army Headquarters and Ministry of Defence are yet to announce the name of his successor. Under normal cirumstances and as per precendence of last... Read more
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Deepika
National News Detailinformed today. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said the out of these
National News Detail
Deepika / Posted 4 hours ago
informed today. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said the out of these 73 roads, 46 roads are being constructed by Ministry of Defence and 27 roads by Ministry of Home Affairs. "Out of 73 roads, 24 roads have been completed. The project is... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Elite endurance athletes possess better ability to resist mental fatigue, research showsand the demanding lifestyle of elite endurance athletes. Professor Marcora is a
Elite endurance athletes possess better ability to resist mental fatigue, research shows
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 hours ago
and the demanding lifestyle of elite endurance athletes. Professor Marcora is also developing, in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence, a new training method (Brain Endurance Training) to boost resistance to mental fatigue and endurance... Read more
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Northern Echo
Plan for turbine near County Durham airfield rejected over safety fearswould be "suicidal" for pilots - particularly as 50 per cent of airfield users
Plan for turbine near County Durham airfield rejected over safety fears
Northern Echo / Posted 9 hours ago
would be "suicidal" for pilots - particularly as 50 per cent of airfield users fly lightweight planes that could not contend with the winds produced from it. The Ministry of Defence and surrounding parish councils also objected to the... Read more
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New Kerala
Defence Ministry to lay foundation stone in memory of APJ Abdul Kalam at Rameshwaram - newkerala.com #9610837 minutes ago | IBNSNew Delhi, July 26 : To mark the first death anniversary o
Defence Ministry to lay foundation stone in memory of APJ Abdul Kalam at Rameshwaram - newkerala.com #96108
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
37 minutes ago | IBNSNew Delhi, July 26 : To mark the first death anniversary of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the Ministry of Defence has planned a host of events at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, an offici... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Michael Fallon has found a novel use for the Red Arrowsstudy in the UK”. They will also appear at displays in India, Malaysia and Sin
Michael Fallon has found a novel use for the Red Arrows
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
study in the UK”. They will also appear at displays in India, Malaysia and Singapore, in deployments which could cost the Ministry of Defence millions of pounds. GettyMichael Fallon believes the aerobatics team can persuade investors to pump cash... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Northern Echo
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Northern Echo / Posted 14 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Kingston Guardian / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Streatham Guardian / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Bury Times
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Bury Times / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Gazette
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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guardian-series
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
guardian-series / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Harrow Times
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Harrow Times / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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This is West Country
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
This is West Country / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Gazette News
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Gazette News / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Bolton News
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Bolton News / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warnto engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." T
Hundreds of police suffering mental health problems, officers' groups warn
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
to engage with their force welfare support or the NHS was not able to help." Thirty five forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence and British Transport Police are registered for the welfare scheme. Mark Williams, chief executive of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Work planned for Barrow-built HMS Ambush following collision with shipping tankerstruck a shipping tanker while it was surfacing during a training exercise, in
Work planned for Barrow-built HMS Ambush following collision with shipping tanker
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
struck a shipping tanker while it was surfacing during a training exercise, in an incident which has been described by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as a "glancing collision". Pictures show extensive damage to the fin, where some of the submarine's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Inadequate financial controls, weak governance uncovered in AGO reportfunds. The audit observations in this year's report relate to six ministries,
Inadequate financial controls, weak governance uncovered in AGO report
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
funds. The audit observations in this year's report relate to six ministries, including the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Defence, and six statutory boards such as the Housing and Development Board (HDB) and Nanyang Polytechnic, AGO... Read more
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asianage
Pakistan declares Afghan refugees as security riskBriefing the senate’s defence committee here, he said Pakistan was in contact w
Pakistan declares Afghan refugees as security risk
asianage / Posted yesterday
Briefing the senate’s defence committee here, he said Pakistan was in contact with Afghanistan to settle the issue. The ministry of defence provided a detailed briefing in chronological order regarding Pakistan-Afghanistan border management... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
IRD scores an 'A' in Treasury investor confidence ratings, Corrections, Education get C passa statement. The Accident Compensation Corp scored a B for its property and IC
IRD scores an 'A' in Treasury investor confidence ratings, Corrections, Education get C pass
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
a statement. The Accident Compensation Corp scored a B for its property and ICT portfolios, and the NZ Defence Force and Ministry of Defence also gained a B for specific military equipment, property and ICT, but excluding minor capital... Read more
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The Indian Express
Kargil War history won’t have details of Army operationto celebrate the 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas Tuesday, the official history of the t
Kargil War history won’t have details of Army operation
The Indian Express / Posted yesterday
to celebrate the 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas Tuesday, the official history of the three-month conflict is being written in the Ministry of Defence. The two-year long project, which started in January last year, is being headed by historian Srinath... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
RAF Red Arrows to fly in China for first timeThe Ministry of Defence said the team would “support Britain’s prosperity by pe
RAF Red Arrows to fly in China for first time
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The Ministry of Defence said the team would “support Britain’s prosperity by performing their world-famous aerobatics in up to 20 locations from the Middle East to the Asia-Pacific”. RAF Typhoon jets are also due to head to the Far East as part of... Read more
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The Hindu
Parrikar orders ex-navyman’s kin’s airlift after Twitter SoShelp. Retired naval officer Ravi Kant Soni tweeted to Modi and Parrikar earlie
Parrikar orders ex-navyman’s kin’s airlift after Twitter SoS
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
help. Retired naval officer Ravi Kant Soni tweeted to Modi and Parrikar earlier in the day, saying he had requested the Ministry of Defence for air evacuation of his daughter who is on ventilation at a hospital in Bhilai with insufficient... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Ex-officer tweets for help in airlifting ill daughter, Parrikar complieshelp. Retired naval officer Ravi Kant Soni tweeted to Modi and Parrikar earlie
Ex-officer tweets for help in airlifting ill daughter, Parrikar complies
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
help. Retired naval officer Ravi Kant Soni tweeted to Modi and Parrikar earlier in the day, saying he had requested the Ministry of Defence for air evacuation of his daughter who is on ventilation at a hospital in Bhilai with insufficient... Read more
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dna
Manohar Parrikar orders airlift of ex-navy man's daughter after Twitter pleahelp. Retired naval officer Ravi Kant Soni tweeted to Modi and Parrikar earlie
Manohar Parrikar orders airlift of ex-navy man's daughter after Twitter plea
dna / Posted yesterday
help. Retired naval officer Ravi Kant Soni tweeted to Modi and Parrikar earlier in the day, saying he had requested the Ministry of Defence for air evacuation of his daughter who is on ventilation at a hospital in Bhilai with insufficient... Read more
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heraldscotland
More post-mortem tests to be carried out on Scots soldier who died on training exerciseabove 30C (86F). The incident came just three months after the Defence Select
More post-mortem tests to be carried out on Scots soldier who died on training exercise
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
above 30C (86F). The incident came just three months after the Defence Select Committee published a report calling for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to become liable for prosecution for the deaths of armed forces personnel. The report found that... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
built HMS Ambush set for move following collision with shipping tankerstruck a shipping tanker while it was surfacing during a training exercise, in
built HMS Ambush set for move following collision with shipping tanker
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
struck a shipping tanker while it was surfacing during a training exercise, in an incident which has been described by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as a "glancing collision". Pictures show extensive damage to the fin, where some of the submarine's... Read more
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Ipswich Star
The secret to Usain Bolt’s success? It’s made right here by Suffolk company Enertorhow her journey began. After a lot of research and the development of the firs
The secret to Usain Bolt’s success? It’s made right here by Suffolk company Enertor
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
how her journey began. After a lot of research and the development of the first insoles a testing agreement with the Ministry of Defence was reached. It reduced injuries in the soldiers using them by 67%, Mrs Smith-Rewse said. So how do you... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Gambia Under Jammeh - 22 Years of Human Rights AbusesJammeh, supported by the army, proclaimed himself President of the Republic and
The Gambia Under Jammeh - 22 Years of Human Rights Abuses
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Jammeh, supported by the army, proclaimed himself President of the Republic and, over time, took direct control of the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Interior. The Gambian government tolerates no dissent and commits serious human rights... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool beats other British cities to host the national Armed Forces Day celebrations in 2017Arrows, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, military vehicles and demonstrations
Liverpool beats other British cities to host the national Armed Forces Day celebrations in 2017
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
Arrows, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, military vehicles and demonstrations and parachute display teams. Read More Ministry of Defence (MoD) chiefs chose Liverpool after several locations bid to act as official hosts for the Day next... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Recite the Rosary Every Morning - Katureebemeeting President Museveni? I had met him when I was the state attorney in 198
I Recite the Rosary Every Morning - Katureebe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
meeting President Museveni? I had met him when I was the state attorney in 1980. President Binaisa had shifted him from ministry of defence to regional cooperation and he was assigned to go to Arusha to sign an agreement establishing the East... Read more
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Zero Hedge
July 25Provenance Investment Partners has bought a 21 percent stake in Enertor, which
July 25
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Provenance Investment Partners has bought a 21 percent stake in Enertor, which makes shoe inserts for top athletes, the Ministry of Defence and the NHS. (http://bit.ly/2aErXbz) * Online gambling group 888 Holdings and casino operator Rank Group... Read more
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express
EU handouts to Greece hit £288m as it struggles to contain migrant crisisIOM Migrants rescued adrift on new Greece-Italy sea route Another £48.8m (€58
EU handouts to Greece hit £288m as it struggles to contain migrant crisis
express / Posted yesterday
IOM Migrants rescued adrift on new Greece-Italy sea route Another £48.8m (€58.4m) has been handed over to the Greek Ministry of Defence to provide migrants with urgent shelter, accommodation, catering, health care and transportation. The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Travellers 'pelt air cadet pilots with stones fired from slingshots'incursions and foreign object damage to aircraft... which could be significant
Travellers 'pelt air cadet pilots with stones fired from slingshots'
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
incursions and foreign object damage to aircraft... which could be significant in air safety terms”, the source added. The Ministry of Defence, through the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), went on to formally object to the proposal. Read... Read more
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dna
Hopes dim as missing AN-32 remains untraced; officials reach out to familiesthe third consecutive day, hopes of survival of the 29 persons on board the ill
Hopes dim as missing AN-32 remains untraced; officials reach out to families
dna / Posted 2 days ago
the third consecutive day, hopes of survival of the 29 persons on board the ill-fated flight are almost nil now. "The ministry of defence (MoD) has appointed a senior rank official to coordinate with the families of the 29 people and keep them... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Soldiers 'risk lives using protein shakes to get through Brecon Beacons marches'be to select the best. “If you f*** up you get a yellow card, f*** up again an
Soldiers 'risk lives using protein shakes to get through Brecon Beacons marches'
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
be to select the best. “If you f*** up you get a yellow card, f*** up again and it’s red and you're off.” Read More The Ministry of Defence declined to comment on a Special Forces matter. But a source said: “It’s not possible to monitor what... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Parastatals splurge on Grace birthdaylike the loss-making Air Zimbabwe have published full colour adverts in the Her
Parastatals splurge on Grace birthday
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
like the loss-making Air Zimbabwe have published full colour adverts in the Herald's birthday supplement. The ministry of defence calls her a pillar of strength to her husband, who is 92. It's not been confirmed exactly where the... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Security alert for IS suspects from Indiahad told the Indian press, that there has been no confirmation on the speculati
Security alert for IS suspects from India
Sunday Observer / Posted 3 days ago
had told the Indian press, that there has been no confirmation on the speculations, thus far. Meanwhile, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Karunasena Hettiarachchi, when asked if Indian authorities were in touch with Sri Lanka on the matter,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Grace Mugabe turns 51The ministry of defence has called Grace Mugabe a pillar of strength to her hus
Grace Mugabe turns 51
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
The ministry of defence has called Grace Mugabe a pillar of strength to her husband, who is 92. FILE: President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, receives flowers upon for the state visit to South Africa on 7 April 2015. Picture: GCIS. Zimbabwe,Grace... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia 'bombed military base used by American and British forces'with the plan despite objections from the Pentagon and CIA. Daily Mail Online
Russia 'bombed military base used by American and British forces'
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
with the plan despite objections from the Pentagon and CIA. Daily Mail Online has contacted both the State Department and Ministry of Defence for comment. US officials and rebel commanders told the Journal that the outpost was hit with cluster... Read more
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Daily Record
Grandfather of tragic Josh Hoole from Ecclefechan doesn't blame the MoDThe grandfather of tragic soldier Josh Hoole insists the Ministry of Defence is
Grandfather of tragic Josh Hoole from Ecclefechan doesn't blame the MoD
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
The grandfather of tragic soldier Josh Hoole insists the Ministry of Defence is not necessarily to blame for his death. Josh Hoole's grandfather John Craig from Ecclefechan. John, who himself served in the Royal Artillery, said: “I don’t think... Read more
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