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UK–France Summit 2010: Declaration on Defence and Security

UK–France Summit 2010: Declaration on Defence and Security

A new programme of defence co-operation between the UK and France has been announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy today, Tuesday 2 November 2010. The programme is to be delivered through an overarching Defence […]


Turkey faces tough call on NATO missile shield

Turkey faces tough call on NATO missile shield

Ankara: Turkey’s Islamist-rooted government faces making a difficult decision that pits maintaining good relations with its neighbours against joining a NATO missile shield directed against Iran. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sought in recent years to boost Turkey’s ties […]


US presses allies on missile shield

US presses allies on missile shield

BRUSSELS: The United States urged NATO allies to invest in a missile shield and avoid harmful budget cuts at a meeting of defence and foreign ministers clouded by the war in Afghanistan. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defence […]


Galileo Satellite Navigation Project Needs More Time, More Money

Galileo Satellite Navigation Project Needs More Time, More Money

The struggles of European navigation system Galileo are far from over. The EU expects its satellite project not only to cost more and take longer to complete, but also to make losses for decades to come. As the US prepares […]


Pakistan links drone strikes to Europe terror plot

Pakistan links drone strikes to Europe terror plot

LONDON: Increased US drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas are linked to a terror plot targeting Europe, Pakistan’s US envoy said Wednesday, amid mounting fears that Al-Qaeda is planning a wave of attacks. Ambassador Hussein Haqqani told the BBC that […]


China-Japan row clouds Europe, Asia leaders’ event

China-Japan row clouds Europe, Asia leaders’ event

BRUSSELS: European and Asian leaders begin three days of talks Monday centred on trade, IMF reform and climate change but under the cloud of a territorial spat between Japan and China. Leaders will meet at the royal palace in Brussels […]


Ex-USSR awash in radioactive ‘dirty bomb’ substances

Ex-USSR awash in radioactive ‘dirty bomb’ substances

Moscow: It has been of one of Europe’s worst nightmares: traffickers obtaining highly-radioactive materials on the loose in the former Soviet Union with the help of corrupt officials and passing them on to rogue groups looking to make a dirty […]


US to activate missile shield over southern Europe: report

US to activate missile shield over southern Europe: report

Washington: The United States is close to activating a missile shield over southern Europe as part of its effort to shore up regional defenses in the face of a missile threat from Iran, The Washington Post reported late Saturday. Citing […]


Increased Threat Perception Drives the European Air Surveillance Market

Increased Threat Perception Drives the European Air Surveillance Market

LONDON: Steady demand from government civilian agencies is pushing the air surveillance market in Europe, especially for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), civil helicopters, multi mission aircraft and airborne radars. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Civil Security Air Surveillance Programmes, […]


 
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