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US plans Australian base

Herald and Weekly Times, AUSTRALIA is set to become a crucial staging point for a new United States sphere of influence, stretching from India to Japan. But a Pentagon proposal to establish US supply and air bases in Australia's north […]

I Know When Bush Is Lying: His Lips Move

New Statesman, Shortly before the disastrous Bush visit to Britain, Tony Blair was at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday. It was an unusual glimpse of a state killer whose effete respectability has gone. His perfunctory nod to “the glorious dead” […]

Dubai Air Show's Helicopter Pavilion sells out

AME, The pavilion, introduced by show organisers Fairs & Exhibitions (F&E) to give added focus to the rotorcraft industry, is being introduced at Dubai 2003, the eighth international aerospace exhibition being held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates next month. 'The […]

Rumsfeld 'worse than Hitler'

AAP, North Korea issued a furious attack on Donald Rumsfeld, describing the US defence secretary as a butcher worse than Hitler after he described the Pyongyang regime as “evil”. The statement released by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) […]

A war that can never be won

The Guardian, The bombast has increased with the bombs. We saw two disturbing escalations this week. The explosions that devastated the British consulate and the HSBC bank in Istanbul mark a significant widening in the choice of targets by those […]

RAF Honington squadron return home

EDP, RAF crews returned home to East Anglia last night, after four months in the Middle East. The 15 Sqdn Regiment, from RAF Honington, was involved in airfield defence in Ali Al Salem in Kuwait. Station Commander Group Captain Steven […]

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Hindus urged to curb 'Muslim threat' by having big families

The Guardian, A radical Hindu political party in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, which is a key ally of the country's ruling party, is encouraging Hindus to have more children because of fears of a Muslim population explosion. The […]

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