Military Equipment

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:42

The first-ever defense deal between India and Japan is back on track after two years as Japan has offered a price concession for the purchase of 12 US-2 amphibious aircraft for the Indian Navy, according to an official with the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD).

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:38

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence has amended the technical specification of its fighter jet tender in a way that favors the purchase of used F-16s from Portugal, Bulgarian lawmakers have revealed to the country’s parliament.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:58

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

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Experts Express Alarm over Extrajudicial Killings, Attacks against Human Rights Defenders during Third Committee Interactive Dialogue

Counter-terrorism ‘a Catch-all to Throttle Flow of Information’ Justify Detention of Journalists, says Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion

Human rights defenders including journalists, lawyers and judges were suffering repression, harassment and censorship as States struggled against terrorism, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) heard today as special mandate holders presented their reports.

David Kaye, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of expression of opinion and expression, said the reliance on counter-terrorism served as a catch-all to throttle the flow of information and justify the detention of journalists, bloggers and others working in the

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The Secret Recipe for Powdered Alcohol to be Sold at Auction

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mark Phillips, the creator of Palcohol – powdered alcohol, has decided to auction off the secret formula and manufacturing process for Palcohol to the highest bidder in each of 130 counties. Phillips says, “We believe that Palcohol’s potential can be best realized by a person / company […]

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The Wall Street Journal

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:30

India and Russia announced defense and energy deals Saturday as the two countries sought to renew their decades-old bond after a recent drift in their ties. The announcement came at a time when New Delhi is forging closer defense ties with the U.S. and Moscow has taken steps to build relations with India’s rival neighbor Pakistan.

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 07:21

Until recently, Cairo managed to maintain strong relations with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf monarchies that provide it with tens of billions of dollars in aid, while also cultivating warm ties with Russia and

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Africa: South Sudan’s Support of Armed Sudanese Opposition Groups

South Sudan's Support of Armed Sudanese Opposition Groups

Press Statement
Mark C. Toner
Deputy Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 20, 2016

The United States calls on the Government of the Republic of South Sudan to comply with its commitments to cease harboring or providing support for Sudanese armed opposition groups, as required by UN Security Council Resolution 2046 (2012). Despite its obligations under international law and repeated agreements between the Government of the Republic of South Sudan and the Government of Sudan to end such support, credible reports continue

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Derailed Train Overturns in Cameroon; 53 Dead

A crowded passenger train traveling from the capital to Cameroon's economic hub, Douala, derailed and overturned Friday, killing at least 53 people.Transportation Minister Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo'o said another 300 people were injured in the derailment.A ...

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