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19/06/2017 13:31

NATO holds first war games on vulnerable Baltic corridor

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NATO has held its first war games focused on defending the Suwalki Gap, a land corridor critical to the security of its Baltic allies, officials said Monday, amid tensions with Russia.

12/05/2017 13:01

Britain blocking EU military HQ: sources

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Brexit-bound Britain is blocking the launch of an EU military headquarters because it opposes any suggestion that the unit would have an active operational role, EU diplomatic sources said Friday.

11/05/2017 10:03

US-backed fighters hunt for IS holdouts in Syria's Tabqa

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US-backed fighters hunted for jihadist holdouts in Syria's Tabqa on Thursday after overrunning the city and nearby dam in a step forward for their advance on Islamic State group stronghold Raqa.

09/05/2017 15:51

US drone back on Earth after nearly two years in space

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After a nearly two-year sojourn in space, the US military drone X-37 B is back on Earth, fueling wild ideas about its mystery mission.

09/05/2017 15:17

China says it tested new missile in northeastern sea

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China has recently tested a new type of guided missile in a northeastern sea near the Korean peninsula, the defence ministry said Tuesday, hours after South Korean elections and amid regional tensions.

08/05/2017 05:17

Philippines, US launch smaller military exercises

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The Philippines and United States launched annual military exercises in Manila on Monday but the longtime allies scaled them down in line with President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China and Russia.

25/04/2017 23:21

US missile defence equipment reaches South Korea site

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US troops began delivering a missile defence system that has infuriated China to a deployment site in South Korea, amid heightened tensions over the North's...

25/04/2017 11:56

Turkish strikes kill Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq

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Turkish warplanes killed more than two dozen Kurdish fighters Tuesday in strikes in Syria and Iraq, where the Kurds are key players in the battle against the Islamic State group.

25/04/2017 09:35

North Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

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Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions.

25/04/2017 08:57

Iran nuclear deal under review as uncertainty grows

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Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows about the landmark accord's future under US President Donald Trump.

24/04/2017 23:57

Large crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day

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Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders, many braving heavy rain, turned out Tuesday to mark the Gallipoli landing and to pay tribute to soldiers in current conflict zones in moving ceremonies.

24/04/2017 19:21

Syria's Tabqa: a strategic prize

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Syria's Tabqa, which US-backed forces entered Monday, is doubly strategic: it lies on the road to the Islamic State group's Raqa bastion and the nearby dam is the country's largest.

24/04/2017 19:17

US-backed forces enter major jihadist-held Syria town

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A US-backed alliance of Arab-Kurdish forces entered the key jihadist-held town of Tabqa on Monday as they pursued their campaign against the Islamic State group in northern Syria.

24/04/2017 09:11

Xi urges «restraint» over North Korea as US carrier approaches

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Chinese President Xi Jinping urged «restraint» over North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump Monday, as Japan joined exercises with an American supercarrier heading to the Korean peninsula.

23/04/2017 11:56

US Defense Secretary Mattis visits strategic Djibouti

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived Sunday for a short visit to Djibouti, a strategic Horn of Africa nation which hosts Washington's only permanent military base on the continent.

23/04/2017 08:01

Australia, New Zealand hit back at North Korea threat

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Australia and New Zealand stiffened their rhetoric against North Korea Sunday after the isolated state threatened Canberra with a nuclear strike, urging it...

23/04/2017 07:56

Israeli attack on Syria military camp kills three

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An Israeli attack on a Syrian training camp near the Golan Heights killed three members of a pro-government militia on Sunday, an official from the forces said.

22/04/2017 12:56

US supercarrier due in Sea of Japan «in days»: Pence

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The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan in days, Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday, after days of mixed messages from Washington over the warship's whereabouts.

22/04/2017 08:04

Pentagon chief warns Syria against using chemical weapons

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday that there can be «no doubt» Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad's regime not to use them.

22/04/2017 07:49

Iran FM mocks US claims it is violating nuclear deal

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Iran's foreign minister mocked US President Donald Trump's claim Tehran was «not living up to the spirit» of the nuclear deal on Friday, saying Washington was flouting the accord.

22/04/2017 06:51

New actor Trump heightens North Korea drama: analysts

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Geopolitical tensions flare every spring on the Korean peninsula, but analysts say the anxiety of recent weeks has been magnified by the unpredictable new player in the annual drama: Donald Trump.

21/04/2017 06:08

Anger, confusion as Japan revives militaristic edict

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Japan's century-old imperial proclamation urging people to be willing to die for the emperor was consigned to history books until video surfaced showing children in an Osaka kindergarten enthusiastically reciting it.

21/04/2017 01:39

Iran FM slams «worn-out» US nuclear accusations

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday criticised «worn-out» US accusations that it was seeking a nuclear weapon to threaten the region and the world.

21/04/2017 00:37

Israel to get 3 more F-35 jets on Sunday

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Israel is to take delivery of three more F-35 stealth fighters from the United States on Sunday, adding to two which arrived in December, an army statement said.

20/04/2017 12:51

Russia blocks UN condemnation of North Korea missile test

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Russia on Wednesday blocked UN Security Council condemnation of North Korea's latest missile test even though China had backed the strongly-worded statement put forward by the United States, diplomats said.

20/04/2017 12:46

US tries to clear waters after North Korea «armada» confusion

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The Trump administration on Wednesday tried to clear the waters after it gave confusing messages concerning the whereabouts of a US supercarrier that supposedly was steaming toward North Korea last week.

20/04/2017 11:00

US reviews «failed» Iran nuclear deal

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson branded the Iran nuclear deal a failure Wednesday as President Donald Trump ordered a review of how Washington is countering the threat from Tehran.

20/04/2017 09:43

Kim family values on show at North Korea parade

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Before tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians marched before him, along with some of the most fearsome weapons at his command, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and his audience were shown portraits of his grandfather and father.

20/04/2017 03:23

France says will «prove» Damascus behind Syria «chemical attack»

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France will produce proof «in a few days» that the regime of Bashar al-Assad launched a chemical strike on a Syrian village that killed 87 people earlier this month, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Wednesday.

19/04/2017 06:34

Trump's threatened «armada» still far from North Korea: official

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An aircraft carrier the US Navy said was steaming toward the Korean Peninsula amid rising tensions has not yet departed, a US defense official acknowledged Tuesday.

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