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Defence giants call for European drone program

Three top European defence firms called Sunday on governments to launch a program to manufacture drones that European countries are currently having to buy...

India probing presence of Swedish arms in Myanmar

India is investigating how Swedish-made weapons bought by its army turned up in Myanmar, a minister visiting Yangon said Saturday, denying New Delhi had...

Turkey to ask for NATO support on border with Syria

NATO said Monday it would urgently consider a request from Ankara to deploy Patriot missiles along Turkey's troubled border with Syria as the EU...

EU Requests to Impose Countermeasures Against the US

The European Union today asked the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body to allow the imposition of countermeasures against the United States in...

EU should step up joint defence drive, France says

The European Union should step up its drive to forge a joint defence policy for the 27-nation bloc, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian...

South Korea mulls offer of Iranian oil tankers

Seoul is considering an offer by Tehran to send crude on Iranian tankers to South Korea, officials said Friday, as a way to circumvent...

Change Defense Procurement Rules, EU Tells Slovenia

The European Commission has requested Slovenia to notify within the next two months the measures it is taking to implement EU rules for defence...

National Sovereignty: NATO and the EU’s Fatal Weakness

Today, it is no exaggeration to say that the fate of two of Europe's -- really the world's -- greatest collective organizations of nations...

Aviation industry warns of trade war over EU carbon tax

World aviation bosses warned on Monday of a potential trade war over a carbon tax imposed by the European Union, which expressed readiness to...

EU and US Government Defence Spending

In 2010 the governments of the 26 EDA pMS spent a total of EUR194 billion on defence. The US spent the equivalent of EUR520...