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Russia, US sign Helicopter deal for Afghanistan

Russia, US sign Helicopter deal for Afghanistan

Russia has signed a contract with the US Army to deliver 21 MI-17 helicopters to Afghanistan, new agencies quoted the defence ministry’s arms oversight service as saying Friday. The contract includes new helicopters, along with “delivery of spare parts, on-ground […]


RAF destroys military vehicle depot in Libya

RAF destroys military vehicle depot in Libya

The RAF has struck various targets in Libya this week, including a large military vehicle depot at Tiji in western Libya which has been supporting regime attacks on the civilian population in a region south west of Tripoli. The intensive […]


Lithuania will seek NATO missile assurances at Obama meet

Lithuania will seek NATO missile assurances at Obama meet

Ex-Soviet NATO member Lithuania said Thursday it will seek assurances that a planned missile shield will protect all members of the alliance, on the eve of talks with US President Barack Obama. “During meetings with the presidents of central European […]


Obama in call for transatlantic renewal

Obama in call for transatlantic renewal

US President Barack Obama was due in France Thursday after delivering a powerful speech to Britain’s parliament exalting the future of the transatlantic alliance in the face of the emerging world’s rapid rise. But the gap between soaring oratory and […]


France, Britain to deploy helicopters to Libya

France, Britain to deploy helicopters to Libya

France and Britain are deploying attack helicopters to strike Moamer Kadhafi’s forces, top French ministers said Monday, in a shift in tactics two months into NATO’s air war in Libya. NATO says it has seriously degraded Kadhafi’s military machine with […]


NATO Defends Airstrikes on Libyan Navy Vessels

NATO Defends Airstrikes on Libyan Navy Vessels

NATO has defended its decision to bomb eight docked Libyan warships following fears over Gadhafi’s increasing reliance on the navy. NATO asserted that its ongoing airstrikes have successfully weakened Gadhafi’s regime. NATO has defended its airstrikes on eight docked warships […]


Thousands protest against US drone attacks in Pakistan

Thousands protest against US drone attacks in Pakistan

Thousands demonstrated in Karachi on Sunday to demand an immediate end to US missile strikes in Pakistan’s lawless tribal areas and urge the blocking of NATO supplies passing through the country. Activists from the Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) continued a […]


Militants storm Pakistan naval air base

Militants storm Pakistan naval air base

Taliban gunmen armed with rockets and explosives stormed a major naval air base in the heart of Pakistan’s biggest city, destroying two US-made surveillance aircraft and killing five personnel. Officials said the brazen attack in Karachi, which came three weeks […]


US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Europe will pose a genuine threat to Russia’s nuclear deterrence capability if they are carried out in full, a General Staff official said on Friday. “The situation completely changes with the realization […]


 
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