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To rule the waves: US eyes large-scale navy revamp plan

Author: Sputnik
Posted: February 24, 2017, 3:21 am

USAF C-5Ms deliver Army helicopters to Europe

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Author: Air Force News Agency
Posted: February 24, 2017, 3:10 am

RAAF to Test Skills in High-End Air Warfare Exercise

Author: Australian Department of Defence
Posted: February 24, 2017, 3:04 am

UAE to Order Locally-Produced Armored Vehicles

Author: Editor
Posted: February 24, 2017, 2:58 am

Top US general readies ‘full range’ of Syria options for Trump

Author: Agence France-Presse
Posted: February 24, 2017, 2:46 am

China continues ‘steady pattern’ of South China Sea militarization: experts

Author: Agence France-Presse
Posted: February 24, 2017, 2:41 am

Directed energy atmospheric lens could revolutionise future battlefields

Author: BAE Systems
Posted: February 24, 2017, 2:13 am

Poland ousts 90 percent of top brass in defence overhaul

Author: Agence France-Presse
Posted: February 23, 2017, 5:24 am

Pakistan orders new MRAP vehicles

Author: Navistar
Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:28 pm

EUCOM, NATO troops undertake global exercise ‘Austere Challenge’

Author: Army News Service
Posted: February 22, 2017, 5:35 am


World Headlines

PARIS (AP) — Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has pushed back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light in a speech.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 24, 2017, 3:29 pm
MOSUL AIRPORT, Iraq (AP) — As Iraqi ground troops pushed into western Mosul on Friday, the country's air force struck Islamic State group targets inside Syria for the first time in response to recent bombings in Baghdad claimed by the militants.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 24, 2017, 3:24 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian conflict (all times local):
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 24, 2017, 1:05 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The furies unleashed by Donald Trump's rise to the U.S. presidency are shaking Vancouver, where a gleaming new Trump International Hotel and Tower is about to open.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 24, 2017, 12:43 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Sometime in the hours after poisoning the half brother of North Korea's leader, one of his two attackers began to vomit, Malaysian police said Friday. It was apparently an early indication of the immensely powerful toxin that was used in the killing: the chemical warfare agent VX.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 24, 2017, 9:59 am


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LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia's Senate on Friday passed a bill to nearly double the amount of land that can legally be planted with coca, bringing the South American nation's expected production to 30,000 tonnes of leaves.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 9:04 pm


BBC News - World

BBC News - World

Olathe shooting: India shocked after national killed in US

A killing of an Indian man at a bar is dominating news in his home country, amid reports it was a race crime.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 9:19 pm

VW cracks down on executive pay after diesel scandal

German car maker returns to profit and posts record sales in 2016 despite emissions testing furore.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 8:46 pm

French magistrate to investigate Francois Fillon case

The appointment steps the inquiry into payments made to the family of the presidential candidate.
Posted: February 24, 2017, 8:17 pm