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Royal Thai Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Supachok Tawatpeerachai, commander of 3rd Corps, stands at attention during the Cobra Gold 19 opening ceremony Thailand and US launch annual Cobra Gold military exercise
Thailand and the United States on Tuesday hosted the opening ceremony for the annual Cobra Gold military exercise, the biggest activity of its type in the Asia-Pacific... (photo: USMC / Sgt. Kyle C. Talbot) Bradenton Herald
Cobra Gold 19   Military exercise   Photos   US - Thailand   Wikipedia: Cobra Gold
File - A Indian Farmer on the Paddy Field at South 24 Pargana in Eastern India. India, China leading global greening effort: NASA study
India and China are leading the global greening effort, which is quite contrary to the general perception worldwide, a latest NASA study said Monday, observing that the... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick) Indian Express
Climate Change   Global Warming   NASA   Photos   Wikipedia: Global warming
Juan Guaido,speaking during a march of protest against Maduro on February 2, 2019 in Caracas Guaido warns military against blocked US aid
CaracasOpposition leader Juan Guaido, recognized by some 50 countries as Venezuela’s interim president, warned the military Sunday that blocking humanitarian aid... (photo: Creative Commons / Alexcocopro) Manila Standard Today
Juan Guaido   Photos   Venezuela Crisis   Venezuela Military   Wikipedia: 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis
The President of India ,Shri Ram Nath Kovind, during the Ceremonial Reception of H.E. Dr. Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 17-02-2018 Rouhani: Iran to continue expanding military might, missile work - TV
DUBAI, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran was determined to expand its military power and ballistic missile... (photo: RB PHOTO) This is Money
Ballistic Missile Programme   Hassan Rouhani   Photos   US Sanctions   Wikipedia: Nuclear program of Iran
27 April 2015, M. Javad Zarif, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of iran, addresses the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). Iran awaits Lebanese "desire" to accept its military aid-FM
BEIRUT, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Iran is waiting for Lebanon to show a desire to accept its military assistance, Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday, reiterating an offer of... (photo: UN / Loey Felipe) This is Money
Hezbollah   Lebanon Army   Mohammad Javad Zarif   Photos   Wikipedia: Iran–Lebanon relations
Placards reading "I am Hilda", and "I am Nadine", names of the victims of the attack on the Bardo Museum, are laid at the entrance of the Bardo museum, in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, March 29, 2015 Jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia attacks on tourists
TUNIS - A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them tourists,... (photo: AP / Hassene Dridi) Middle East Online
Bardo Museum Attack   Life Sentence   Photos   Tunisian Prosecutors   Wikipedia: 2015 Sousse attacks
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during an event at Bolivar Square in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. Trump administration in 'direct contact with Venezuelan military and urging defections', says White House official
Donald Trump’s administration is holding direct talks with members of the Venezuelan military and urging them to abandon president Nicolas Maduro, according to a new... (photo: AP / Ariana Cubillos) The Independent
Nicolas Maduro   Photos   Trump Administration   Venezuela Coup   Wikipedia: 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis
File - President Donald Trump speaks with Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, during their meeting Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. Congress turns up heat on White House for answers on Khashoggi killing
Congress is again turning the pressure up on the Trump administration to provide answers about the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi as a deadline... (photo: White House / Shealah Craighead) ABC7
Donald Trump   Jamal Khashoggi   Mohammed bin Salman   Photos   Wikipedia: Assassination of Jamal Khashoggi
File - The new Marines of Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, reunite with their loved ones during Family Day at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Jan. 10, 2019. Trump ban on transgender troops in US military could be reversed by new congress bill
A bipartisan group of US politicians has introduced legislation that would allow transgender people to serve openly in the military, after the Supreme Court moved to... (photo: USMC / Cpl. Brooke C Woods) The Independent
Donald Trump   LGBT Rights   Photos   US Military   Wikipedia: Presidency of Donald Trump
Norwegian soldiers conduct the Urban Casualty Evacuation lane during the European Best Squad Competition Russia pledges response to Norwegian military activity
MOSCOW, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday accused Norway of pushing ahead with a military build-up which it said increased the risks of military action and required... (photo: US Army / Specialist Gertrud Zach) This is Money
Maria Zakharova   NATO   Norwegian military   Photos   Wikipedia: Norwegian Armed Forces
Venezuelan citizens rest after they arrive to La Parada, on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 Venezuela’s military blocks humanitarian aid
CARACAS -- Venezuelan military officers blocked a bridge on the border with Colombia ahead of an anticipated humanitarian aid shipment Tuesday, as opposition leader Juan... (photo: AP / Fernando Vergara) Journal Online
Colombia Border   Humanitarian Aid   Photos   Venezuela Crisis   Wikipedia: 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis
File - Liam Neeson attends the France's premiere of 'The Commuter', in Paris, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The title of the french version is 'The Passenger'. Can Liam Neeson's career survive the racism scandal?
Is there any way back for Liam Neeson? The reverberations from the actor’s extraordinary confession to The Independent that he plotted to cosh a “black bastard” as... (photo: AP / Francois Mori) The Independent
Film Industry   Liam Neeson   Photos   Racism   Wikipedia: Liam Neeson
BEAUFORT, S.C. (March 8, 2016) An F-35B Lightning II prepares to take-off aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. New multi-million dollar center can propel military pilots to 9G force
LONDON, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- A 58-million-U.S.-dollar training center able to propel military pilots to a force of 9G was opened Monday by the British Royal Air Force... (photo: US Navy / Jonah Lovy) Xinhua
9G Force   British Royal Air Force   F-35 Lightning   Photos   Wikipedia: G-force
File - An FBI agent at the scene of the 2008 bombing of a federal courthouse in San Diego. DNA testing company admits to secretly sharing people’s genetic data with FBI
The president of FamilyTreeDNA, one of the US' largest at-home genetic testing companies, has apologised to its users for failing to disclose that it was sharing DNA data... (photo: FBI) The Independent
DNA profiling   FBI   Photos   US Crime   Wikipedia: DNA profiling
President Donald J. Trump attends a meeting on fighting human trafficking on the southern border Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. Democracy undergoing 'alarming' decline around the world, study finds
Democracy is undergoing an “alarming” decline across the world as a growing number of countries move towards authoritarian rule, according to the Freedom... (photo: White House / Tia Dufour) The Independent
Civil Rights   Global Democracy   Photos   Trump Administration   Wikipedia: Democracy
Ursula von der Leyen at the CDU Federal Party Congress December 2014 in Cologne Germany pledges to invest 110 mln euros in Lithuanian military bases
VILNIUS, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen pledged continued support to Lithuania's military with investments and troops during her visit to... (photo: Creative Commons / Olaf Kosinsky) Xinhua
Dalia Grybauskaite   Lithuania military   Photos   Ursula von der Leyen   Wikipedia: Ursula von der Leyen
In this Wednesday, March 28, 2018 picture, Barham Salih speaks to reporters in Baghdad, Iraq Iraq President Slams Donald Trump For Saying Troops Will Remain In His Country to Spy on Iran
Iraq’s President Barham Salih has taken issue with President Donald Trump after he said that American troops would remain in the Middle Eastern nation in order to monitor... (photo: AP / Karim Kadim) Newsweek
Barham Salih   Donald Trump   Iran   Photos   Wikipedia: Donald Trump
Himalayan Glaciers as seen from Kausani, India Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers could melt, study warns
Kathmandu -Two-thirds of Himalayan glaciers, the world´s "Third Pole", could melt by 2100 if global emissions are not reduced, scientists warned in a major new... (photo: WN / Geeta) The News International
Global Warning   Himalaya Glaciers   Hindu Kush-Himalaya   Photos   Wikipedia: Himalayas
Cameroonian navy sailors perform a visit, board, search and seizure drill aboard the French ship Germinal in Douala, Cameroon Cameroon military seizes Singaporean oil tanker over commercial dispute
YAOUNDE, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- A Singapore-flagged oil tanker with 26 crew members on board,including two Chinese nationals,has been seized by military in Cameroon since... (photo: USAF / Staff Sgt. Jason T. Bailey) Xinhua
DSC Marine   Eastern Pacific Shipping   Photos   Singapore   Wikipedia: Cameroonian Armed Forces
File - Sgt. Patrick Cooperider, an infantryman with 1st Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducts a fingerprint scan with the Biometrics Automated Toolset, March 26, 2018, during a ground defense area patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan. America, don't abandon Afghanistan again
(CNN)The recent news that the United States is closer to making a peace deal with the Taliban could lead to the precipitous withdrawal of US troops. This risks becoming... (photo: US Army / Staff Sgt. Neysa Canfield) CNN
Afghan War   Photos   Taliban   US Foreign Policy   Wikipedia: War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
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