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November 26, 2015
Poland wants NATO-Russia deal scrapped: minister
Warsaw (AFP) Nov 25, 2015
Poland wants a 1997 deal on NATO-Russia ties to be scrapped to let the alliance install permanent military bases in Polish soil, something that Moscow insists the agreement rules out. Poland's new right-wing Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski insisted in an interview published Wednesday that the deal must go because it causes "inequality" between new and older NATO members. The 1997 document stipulates that older NATO members "have no intention, no plan and no reason to deploy nuclear weapons ... read more
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Under junta rule, Thailand pivots towards China
Chinese fighter jets thunder through blue skies above an air force base in northeast Thailand, a symbol of the blossoming military and political ties between the junta-run country and its authoritarian northern neighbour. ... more

Reality check for Putin after Turkey shoots down plane
President Vladimir Putin has found himself in a bind after the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey, which highlights the risks of his gung-ho Syria campaign and the difficulty of forging consensus on the war-torn country's future. ... more

Chinese, Lao leaders mark successful launch of communication satellite
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Lao counterpart, Choummaly Sayasone, sent each other congratulatory messages on Saturday to mark the successful launch of a Lao communication satellite with a Ch ... more
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US Engine Dilemma: No Space Without Moscow
Washington continues to purchase rocket engines from Moscow, as the US has removed them from the list of sanctioned materials, Russia's trade representative to the United States told RIA Novosti. ... more


Japan rocket launches its first commercial satellite
A Japanese rocket lifted off Tuesday with the national space programme's first commercial satellite as Tokyo tries to enter a business dominated by European and Russian companies. ... more

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China's scientific satellites to enter uncharted territory
A series of scientific satellites, including one to probe dark matter, will be launched later this year and next year, said Wu Ji, director of the National Space Science Center under the Chinese Aca ... more

US has 'concerns' over Russian missile system: US official
Russia's announcement it is deploying its most hi-tech air defense system to its base in Syria is raising "significant concerns" for the US military, a US official said Wednesday. ... more
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Russia says jet downing 'provocation' as pilot denies warning
Russia on Wednesday accused Turkey of a "planned provocation" over the downing of a warplane on the Syrian border as a rescued pilot claimed that no warning had been given. ... more

Ultrastable materials investigated in depth
Space holds numerous fascinating objects which we can only investigate by observing their radiation - even beyond the visible range. For space telescopes such as the European Space Agency's (ESA) in ... more

Poland's new govt rethinks Patriot missiles, Airbus choppers
Poland's new conservative government on Wednesday called into question the previous liberal cabinet's choice of US-made Patriot missiles and Airbus helicopters for a multi-billion-euro military upgrade. ... more
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Heavy Russia raids in Syria area where plane downed: monitor
Russian warplanes carried out heavy raids in Syria's northern Latakia province on Wednesday, a day after Turkey downed one of Moscow's jets in the area, a monitoring group said. ... more

Tensions soar as Turkey shoots down Russian plane
Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on the Syrian border on Tuesday, causing international powers to plead for calm as tensions soared between the two rival players in the Syria war. ... more
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US strike on Afghan hospital was 'frightening catalogue of errors': MSF
The US investigation into a deadly air strike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in Afghanistan showed a "frightening catalogue of errors" by American troops, the charity said Wednesday. ... more

Putin inaugurates museum honouring ex-leader Yeltsin
Late Russian leader Boris Yeltsin's "nuclear button" briefcase went on display Wednesday as a major new museum devoted to the legacy of Russia's first president opened in the Urals. ... more

China says Communist Party officials among Xinjiang attackers
Officials from China's ruling Communist Party have supported violent attacks in restive Xinjiang, a top regional official said in remarks highlighting internal opposition to tough local policies. ... more

Afghan army in rescue bid for Taliban chopper crash hostages
The Afghan army launched a rescue operation Wednesday to retrieve 18 hostages, including two Moldovans, who were captured by the Taliban after their helicopter crash-landed in the country's north, officials said Wednesday. ... more

French lawmakers vote to extend air strikes in Syria
French lawmakers on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to extend air strikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria, which have been stepped up following the Paris attacks. ... more
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Cyprus leaders progressing toward peace in 'near future': UN
Rival Cypriot leaders are making progress in United Nations-brokered peace talks aimed at reunifying the long-divided island "in the near future," UN envoy Espen Barth Eide said Wednesday. ... more

Israel extends military exemption for ultra-Orthodox Jews
Israeli lawmakers passed a law extending to six years the long-existing automatic exemption from conscription given by the Jewish state to ultra-Orthodox men, the parliament said Tuesday. ... more
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N. Korea slams South's live-fire drill


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France strikes IS targets as Syria diplomacy hits 'high gear'


Army researchers look at new artillery propellant control system


Australia PM says no global support for troops on the ground in Syria


U.S. Army awards Leidos ISR production contract


U.S. Air Force orders more JDAM bomb kits

Britain's Cameron pressures MPs over Syria strikes vote

Japan links Australian submarine bid to regional security

U.K. awards Cook Defence Systems contract for armored vehicle tracks

Thirsty for fame: Pakistan's camel-mounted military bagpipe band

Rebels kill Russia pilot, down chopper: Syria opposition, monitor

Taliban seize 15 soldiers after Afghanistan helicopter crash

New York launches app to fight terror

Cost of replacing UK's nuclear submarines goes up 6bn pounds

China under fresh fire over sea rows as US courts SE Asia

British PM David Cameron announces boost in defense spending

N. Korea warns South ahead of shelling anniversary

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Indonesia joining South Korea's fighter aircraft program

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US troops begin training Ukrainian regular forces

Japan backs US South China Sea operations

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NASA calls on SpaceX to send astronauts to ISS

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