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In this Nov. 9, 2020 file photo Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reaches out during a virtual press conference on the coronavirus pandemic at 10 Downing Street in central London. ‘End era of retreat’: Boris Johnson pledges laser guns as he pumps extra £16.5bn into military
Boris Johnson has pledged to develop laser weapons for the UK military as he announces a £16.5 billion cash injection into the defence budget. The prime minister told MPs... (photo: AP / Tolga Akmen / Pool via AP, File) The Independent
Arms industry   Boris Johnson   Photos   UK   Wikipedia: Boris Johnson
British soldiers prepare to transport a notionally wounded soldier to a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter for a medical evacuation UK announces largest military investment since Cold War
Britain has pledged to end the "era of retreat" by announcing the biggest military investment sincethe end of the Cold War, despite the coronavirus crisis... (photo: US Army / Petty Officer 2nd Class Drew Williams) RTE
Boris Johnson   Military Investment   Photos   UK   Wikipedia: British Armed Forces
Apple Store Apple to cut App Store fees in half to 15 percent for most developers
Apple Inc is cutting by half the fees charged to most developers who sell software and services on the App Store, marking the biggest change to the store’s revenue... (photo: Creative Commons) Indian Express
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Israeli fighter jet during a military aviation Air Force exercise Blue Flag at Uvda Air Base, Israel Israeli warplanes strike Iran-linked targets in Syria, killing 3 troops
JERUSALEM — Israeli warplanes struck Iran-linked targets in Syria overnight after troops uncovered roadside bombs along the frontier in the Golan Heights, the... (photo: USAF / Airman 1st Class Kyle Cope) The Los Angeles Times
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FILE photo - In this Thursday Dec. 9, 2010 file photo, Syria President Bashar al-Assad addresses reporters following his meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France. Paris prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into French government accusations that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government has committed crimes against humanity. The prosecutor's office said Wednesday the investigation is based on photos taken by a former Syrian officer who fled in 2013 and focuses on atrocities allegedly committed between 2011 and 2013. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File) Israeli warplanes strike Syrian army, Iranian Quds force in Syria, Israeli military says
Read full article 18 November 2020, 5:59 am·1-min read JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel launched air strikes against the Syrian army and Iran's Quds Force in Syria... (photo: AP / Remy de la Mauviniere) Yahoo Daily News
Bashar al-Assad - President of Syria   Politician - Syria   Syria - Middle East   Photos
As day turns to night U.S. Army members with 782nd Alpha Company, make their way through a town in Southern Afghanistan during a resupply convoy, April 29 US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan risks international terrorism resurgence: Nato Chief
Nato troops will not be leaving Afghanistan in the near future as the risk of terrorism is still extremely high, the organisation's Secretary General said on Tuesday, as... (photo: US Army) The National
Afghan War   NATO   Photos   Terrorism   Wikipedia: Withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan
Smoke rises from a burning house in an area once occupied by Armenian forces but soon to be turned over to Azerbaijan, in Karvachar, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. Armenians torch their homes on land ceded to Azerbaijan
KALBAJAR, Azerbaijan — In a bitter farewell to his home of 21 years, Garo Dadevusyan wrenched off its metal roof and prepared to set the stone house on fire.... (photo: AP / Dmitry Lovetsky) The Los Angeles Times
Armenia-Azerbaijan   Kalbajar   Nagorno-Karabakh   Photos   Wikipedia: 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war
File - President Donald J. Trump visits troops at Bagram Airfield on Thursday, November 28, 2019, in Afghanistan, during a surprise visit to spend Thanksgiving with troops. From Seizing The Electoral Vote To A Military Coup Or Nuclear War, There Are Many Ways Trump Can Retain Power
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling The election may already be over for millions of Americans and most lawmakers, but that does not mean it is over for Donald... (photo: White House / Shealah Craighead) WorldNews.com
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Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign stop at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa Trump ban targets Chinese military-linked firms
US President Donald Trump signed an order Thursday that will ban Americans from investing in Chinese firms that could help Beijing’s military and security apparatus. The... (photo: Creative Commons / Matt Johnson)
  China military   Donald Trump   Photos   Trade war   Wikipedia: United States sanctions against China
Emirates plane Emirates reports huge loss after air industry devastated by pandemic
Emirates Group, the owner of the Middle East’s biggest carrier, reported it lost 3.8 billion US dollars (£2.9bn) in the first half of the year, its first net... (photo: Creative Commons) Irish Independent
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Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ethiopian military has "liberated" west Tigray, PM says
Shares Ethiopia's military has defeated local forces in the west of Tigray state, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday, accusing his foes of atrocities during a... (photo: Public Domain) The Jakarta Post
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian President Bashar Assad, speaks during an interview with the Spanish news agency EFE, in Damascus, Syria, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015. In ruins, Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule
BEIRUT (AP) — On Nov. 13, 1970, a young air force officer from the coastal hills of Syria launched a bloodless coup. It was the latest in a succession of military... (photo: AP / SANA via AP) Yahoo Daily News
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Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark A. Milley provide testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Department of Defense budget posture in review of the fiscal 2021 defense authorization request and the future years defense program, Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., March 4, 2020 Military wary that shakeup could upend its apolitical nature
WASHINGTON (AP) — The words spoken by America's top military officer carried a familiar ring, but in the midst of a chaotic week at the Pentagon, they were particularly... (photo: US DoD / Lisa Ferdinando) Yahoo Daily News
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Deforestation, clearance, clearcutting or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees from land which is then converted to a non-forest use, July 31, 2017. The burning scar: Inside the destruction of Asia’s last rainforests
A Korean palm oil giant has been buying up swathes of Asia's largest remaining rainforests. A visual investigation published today suggests fires have been deliberately... (photo: Creative Commons / Pixabay/ Tomáš Dohnal) Yahoo Daily News
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Police guard during a protest against an agreement to halt fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, in front of the government building in Yerevan, Armenia, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 Armenian protesters march on parliament to demand PM’s resignation
Thousands of Armenian demonstrators, chanting “Nikol is a traitor”, demanded Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan resign on Wednesday over a ceasefire that secured... (photo: AP / Dmitri Lovetsky) Indian Express
Armenia Protest   Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict   Nikol Pashinyan   Photos   Wikipedia: 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war
Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a "Make America Great Again" campaign rally at Phoenix Goodyear Airport in Goodyear, Arizona The world has moved on from Trump, even if his most loyal Republican allies have not
President Donald Trump holds a 'Make America Great Again' cap while arriving to board Air Force One as he departs Florida for campaign travel to North Carolina,... (photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore)
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In this Saturday, March 22, 2014 file photo a pro-Russian militia member holds a pistol while Russian soldiers assault the Belbek airbase, outside Sevastopol, Crimea. Russia marks one year anniversary of annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula this week Three dead in shooting at Russian military base
MOSCOW: A Russian serviceman killed three colleagues in a shooting Monday on a base near the southern city of , news agencies reported citing the military. "Three... (photo: AP / Andrew Lubimov) The Times of India
Photos   Russian Military Base   Russian Soldiers   Siberia   Wikipedia: Russia
A soldier stands watch next to an M2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle in Syria, Oct. 30, 2020. The soldier is supporting Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve to ensure the enduring defeat of Daesh. Global uncertainty could risk world war three, warns UK military chief
LONDON (REUTERS) - Current global uncertainty and anxiety amid the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic could risk another world war, the head of Britain's... (photo: US Army / Spc. Jensen Guillory) Straits Times
Coronavirus   Photos   UK   Wikipedia: World war   World Peace
People line up to get tested for COVID-19 coronavirus in the Skid Row district Monday, April 20, 2020, in Los Angeles. US daily coronavirus cases exceed 129,000, third day over 100,000
US coronavirus infections surged by at least 129,606 on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, the third consecutive daily rise of more than 100,000 cases as a third wave... (photo: AP / Marcio Jose Sanchez) Press TV
Coronavirus   Pandemic   Photos   United States   Wikipedia: COVID-19 pandemic in the United States
Voters in Des Moines precincts 44, 58 and 59 cast their ballots in the United States presidential election at Callanan Middle School, 3 November, 2020. Not waiting: Biden transition team at work amid limbo
Joe Biden’s transition team isn’t waiting for a verdict in the presidential race before getting to work. As officials continue to count ballots in several... (photo: Creative Commons / Phil Roeder) Indian Express
Joe Biden   Photos   US Election   White House   Wikipedia: 2020 United States presidential election
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