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February 10, 2016
Moscow warns US over missile system deployment to S. Korea
Moscow (AFP) Feb 10, 2016
Moscow on Wednesday warned that Washington's deployment of a US missile defence system to South Korea could spark an arms race in the region. South Korean and US defence officials said last week they would begin formal talks on the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence System (THAAD) system in response to North Korea's recent nuclear and missile tests. "The appearance of elements of the US global missile defence system in the region - which is characterised by a very difficult ... read more
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N. Korea's army chief of staff executed: report
North Korea's army chief of staff has been executed, South Korean media reported Wednesday, in what would amount to the latest in a series of purges and executions of top officials by leader Kim Jong-Un. ... more

S.Korea shutters joint industrial park after N.Korean rocket
South Korea said Wednesday it would completely shut down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, which it claimed Pyongyang had been using to fund its nuclear and missile programme. ... more

N. Korea rocket appears to have longer range: Seoul
The rocket launched by North Korea at the weekend seemed more powerful than its 2012 predecessor, but Pyongyang still lacks the expertise to transform it into a ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland, South Korean officials said Tuesday. ... more
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Nasr cruise missiles delivered to Iranian Air Force
Iran's defense ministry has officially delivered its Nasr air-launched cruise missile to Iran's Army Air Forces. ... more


The eyes in the sky over North Korea
Global concerns over North Korea's latest nuclear test and long-range rocket launch have shone a spotlight on the perennial, high-tech game of hide-and-seek played around Pyongyang's advanced weapons programmes. ... more

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Iran nuclear deal delays bomb by 10-15 years: IISS chief
The deal between world powers and Iran has delayed Tehran's acquisition of nuclear weapons by 10 to 15 years, the head of a top defence think-tank told AFP on Tuesday. ... more

Iraq's Ramadi retaken, but rebuilding it a huge task
Iraq has completely retaken Ramadi from the Islamic State group, but now faces the enormous challenges of removing bombs, reestablishing basic services and rebuilding the shattered city, officials said Tuesday. ... more
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Saudi Patriot 'intercepts' Scud fired from Yemen capital
A Patriot missile shot down a Scud fired from the Yemeni capital towards southern Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition told AFP, the day after another Scud attack. ... more

West's advantage in military tech 'eroding': think-tank
Western superiority in military technology is "eroding", notably at the hands of China and Russia, a leading think-tank said Tuesday in its annual report on the state of militaries around the world. ... more

UN sanctions on North Korea failing, 10 years on: UN experts
A raft of UN sanctions imposed on North Korea over the past decade has failed to prevent Pyongyang from scaling up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, a UN panel of experts has concluded. ... more
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US spy chief: US and Russia could spiral into new Cold War
Russia is "paranoid" about being challenged by NATO and its efforts to rival American power could push it into a new Cold War, the head of US intelligence said Tuesday. ... more

Stop bombing Syria's Aleppo: UN aid chief
The United Nations aid chief called Tuesday for an end to bombings in Syria's Aleppo province after air strikes sent tens of thousands of civilians fleeing toward the Turkish border. ... more
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North Korea has restarted plutonium reactor: US
North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor that could fuel a nuclear bomb and is seeking missile technology that could threaten the United States, Washington's top spy said Tuesday. ... more

Russia Developing Glonass Satellite And Latest Bird Launched
Russia is working on new generation spacecraft for the Glonass system, according to the country's deputy prime minister. Russia continues to develop new generation spacecraft for its Glonass global ... more

SpaceX Conducts Hover Tests
Space Exploration Technologies, Inc. (SpaceX) is developing a human-rated version of its Dragon capsule that will be capable of precision powered landings on the ground. In fact, the company has adv ... more

Piloted, Electric Propulsion-Powered Experimental Aircraft Underway
NASA is researching ideas that could lead to developing an electric propulsion-powered aircraft that would be quieter, more efficient and environmentally friendly than today's commuter aircraft. ... more

Sens. McCain, Reed criticize Navy's Littoral Combat Ship program
Two U.S. Senators have penned a letter to top U.S. Navy officials criticizing the development of the Littoral Combat Ship program. ... more

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Iraq PM calls for 'fundamental' change to cabinet
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called Tuesday for the inclusion of technocrats and academics in the government in a "fundamental" reshuffle to his cabinet. ... more

Amid cybersecurity warnings, Obama unveils 'action plan'
President Barack Obama unveiled a cybersecurity "national action plan" on Tuesday as his intelligence chief warned of growing risks from new technologies that open more doors to hackers. ... more
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Russian air strikes in Syria 'good thing': Del Ponte

Finnish defense minister approves rocket procurement

Libyan warplane crashes after attacking IS jihadists

MBDA delivering ASRAAM missiles for F-35 fighters

At least four Russian servicemen killed in helicopter crash

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US welcomes Saudi troop offer for Syria: FM

Iraq deploying tousands of troops to retake Mosul

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Canada to end air strikes in Iraq, Syria this month

Philippines officially marks receipt of U.S. armored vehicles

Berlin, Ankara seek NATO aid to stop traffickers: Merkel

Bahrain charges 11 with forming Iran-trained 'terrorist' group

S. Korea, US to discuss deployment of US missile system

S. Korea navy fires warning shots at North vessel

UN condemns N. Korea rocket launch, vows sanctions soon

UAE says in favour of US-led ground troops in Syria

Saudi intercepts Scud from Yemen

Japan steps up bid to win Australia submarine contract

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