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December 21, 2014
N. Korea slams UN vote, vows to bolster nuclear capacity
Seoul (AFP) Dec 20, 2014
North Korea on Saturday vowed to bolster its nuclear capacity, slamming a UN resolution calling for it to be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over its human rights record. The UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution by a strong majority that asks the Security Council to refer North Korea to the ICC and to consider targeted sanctions against the Pyongyang leadership for the repression of its citizens. North Korea will increase "efforts to bolster up in every way its ... read more
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3 countries eye pooled acquisition, operation of airlifters
Three member countries of the European Defense Agency are preparing to negotiate with Airbus Defense and Space for pooled acquisition of transport aircraft. ... more

China protests US frigate sale to Taiwan
China on Friday said it had lodged a formal complaint with the United States over its approval of frigate sales to Taiwan and called for an end to arms sales to the island Beijing claims as a renegade territory. ... more

Poland orders more Norwegian missiles
Poland is getting a second coastal defense missile squadron equipped with truck-mounted naval strike missiles from Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace. ... more
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Clock ticking on Mistral decision, Russia tells France
Russia will gladly take back the money it paid for French Mistral-class warships whose handover has been delayed by concerns over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, a deputy defence minister said Saturday. ... more


Canada increases global reach with new military transporter
Canada's defense minister announced Friday the addition of a fifth military transport jumbo jet to its fleet, as the nation continues expanding its combat and humanitarian reach around the world. ... more
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US says delivered 10 Apaches to Egypt
The United States has delivered 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt in recent weeks after lifting part of a freeze on aid to the north African nation, a US official said Saturday. ... more

China state media slams N. Korea parody film as 'arrogant'
Chinese state media on Saturday slammed the irreverent movie at the centre of a cyber-attack on a Hollywood studio as "senseless cultural arrogance", adding it was wrong for American film-makers to mock North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. ... more
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Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in 'one China' message
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections. ... more

Army orders hundreds of Oshkosh trucks, trailers
The U.S. Army has ordered hundreds of trucks and trailers from Oshkosh Defense, with deliveries to begin next year through 2016. ... more

Hackers may have exploited Sony's weakest link: humansW/LLL
Hackers who forced Sony Pictures to abort release of a comedy about North Korea likely slipped past the entertainment titan's defenses by exploiting a weak spot - humans. ... more
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Few options for US in response to North Korea hack
President Barack Obama vowed Friday to punish North Korea for hacking a Hollywood studio, but Washington's options are limited and Pyongyang's economic weakness is a surprising strength. ... more

Obama warns N. Korea over Sony hack: 'We will respond'
US President Barack Obama on Friday warned North Korea it would face retaliation for a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures over an irreverent film comedy that infuriated Pyongyang. ... more
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Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

Ecuador returning German money in environment row

Major U.S. cities have passed the 'tipping point' for sea level rise, according to a new study

Umbrellas banned during China's Presidential visit to Macau

A series of tremors has Florence concerned for its 'David'

More research links pollution exposure during pregnancy to autism

Warming leads to more run-ins with polar bears


N. Korea proposes joint probe with US into Sony cyber attack
North Korea called Saturday for a joint investigation with the US into a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures, denouncing Washington's "slandering" after President Barack Obama warned Pyongyang of retaliation and the US sought help from China on the issue. ... more

Pakistan cleric says anti-Taliban fight 'un-Islamic'
The head of a hardline Islamabad mosque Friday called an army offensive against the Taliban "un-Islamic" and said the militants' massacre of 133 children was in retaliation for air strikes against them. ... more

Iraq Kurds press fightback as top jihadist reported killed
Kurdish forces pressed their biggest offensive against the Islamic State group so far Friday, buoyed by US reports that jihadist supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's top aide in Iraq has been killed. ... more

Iraq Kurds deliver aid to Mt Sinjar, expand operation
Kurdish peshmerga forces delivered aid on Mount Sinjar and expanded a major offensive against jihadist-held areas in northwestern Iraq on Saturday after breaking a months-old siege. ... more

Killing top IS leaders not enough to cripple group, say experts
The Pentagon has hailed the deaths of several top leaders of the Islamic State group, but experts say this is far from enough to cripple what has proven to be a resilient organisation. ... more

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IS has executed 100 foreigners trying to quit: report
The Islamic State extremist group has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Financial Times newspaper said Saturday. ... more

Israeli aircraft hit Gaza for first time since truce
Israeli aircraft hit Gaza on Saturday for the first time since an August truce ended a 50-day war after a rocket hit the Jewish state, witnesses and the army said. ... more
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US air strikes kill several IS leaders in Iraq: Pentagon


China's Li visits Bangkok with Thai junta craving allies


US brands movie studio hack a national security breach


Kurds press northern Iraq offensive against jihadists


Iran says resumed nuclear talks 'useful'


Pakistan forces kill 27 militants in northwest: military


Companies partner counter-IED technologies


Dutch Navy LPD getting new radar system


UN will 'take time' to decide on Palestinian resolution


IS siege of Mount Sinjar broken: Iraqi Kurd official

US calls movie studio hack a national security breach

Obama acts boldly on Cuba, with eye on legacy

Danger in the skies as Russia, NATO play cat-and-mouse

Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack

Palestinians seek Arab backing for UN resolution

Taiwan's ailing economy major challenge for leadership hopefuls

Russian Nuclear-Powered Submarine Vladimir Monomakh

Iran nuclear talks resume in Geneva

British military sells its Defense Support Group

Nexter, Hydrema team for Danish APC deal

Pakistan army chief, Afghan president vow to fight militants

Netherlands lifts suspension of NH90 helicopter deliveries

Russian Mistral sailors to leave France: shipbuilder

India clears $700 million defence purchase

European help for Palestinians 'endangers Israel': Netanyahu

France muscles into Israel-Palestine debate

Iraq Kurds, coalition jets in major push to retake Sinjar

Cubic Corporation acquires DTECH Labs

Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

Ecuador returning German money in environment row

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