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February 26, 2015
China trumpets Xi's 'Four Comprehensives' theory
Beijing (AFP) Feb 25, 2015
Chinese state-run media gave wall-to-wall coverage Wednesday to President Xi Jinping's newly declared "Four Comprehensives" political theory as he consolidates power and advances his own brand of Communist thought. The People's Daily, the ruling party's official mouthpiece, devoted a front-page editorial to the quartet: "Comprehensively build a moderately prosperous society, comprehensively deepen reform, comprehensively govern the nation according to law, comprehensively strictly govern the Party". ... read more
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Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia
Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country's west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbours. ... more

Russia could target Moldova: NATO commander
Russia could set its sights on Moldova to prevent it from "leaning to the West," following the conflict with Ukraine, the top NATO commander warned Wednesday. ... more

Navy flight tests Trident II ballistic missiles
Lockheed Martin reports two new successful flight tests of its Trident II D5 fleet ballistic missile by the U.S. Navy. ... more
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Raytheon, UAE to intergrate Talon rockets onto ground vehicles
Talon laser-guided rockets are being integrated onto Middle East-made armored vehicles by Raytheon and NIMR Automotive. ... more


Boeing and Raytheon bid for Saudi command-and-control deal
Boeing is to join Raytheon to offer the Royal Saudi Air Force a new and comprehensive command-and-control system as part of the service's modernization program. ... more
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Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile deal
Turkey has alarmed fellow NATO members by raising the prospect of handing China a multi-billion dollar missile contract, yet the long-running saga is far from over and Ankara may just be trading for a better deal. ... more

Indian, Israeli companies forming joint venture for high-tech systems
India's Kalyani Group and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel are forming a joint venture company to develop and produce high-tech systems in India. ... more
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Libya could be next Syria without West's help: foreign minister
Libya's Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri has called for Western military support, saying the growing threat from jihadist groups threatened to turn his country into another Syria. ... more

Iran 'forever forbidden' from having nuclear arms: Kerry
Iran is "forever" banned from building a nuclear weapon under an existing international treaty, top US diplomat John Kerry said Wednesday, seeking to dismiss fears that limits on its program imposed in a new deal may eventually be lifted. ... more

World will soon know if Iran serious on nuclear deal: US
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday it would soon become clear if Iran is serious about ending suspicions over its nuclear ambitions, as world powers appeared to inch towards a historic deal with Tehran. ... more
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Anti-IS mission puts hardened French pilot on new flight path
After having flown missions over Afghanistan and Libya, French Rafale fighter pilot "Sharpy" now faces fresh challenges on his new assignment against the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq. ... more

SIM maker Gemalto confirms spy attacks likely
European SIM maker Gemalto said Wednesday it had suffered hacking attacks that were likely conducted by US and British intelligence agencies but denied any "massive theft" of encryption keys that could be used to spy on conversations. ... more
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Regulating genome-edited crops that aren't GMOs

Felling of tropical trees has soared, satellite shows, not slowed

The future is looking less cloudy

World's protected natural areas receive 8 billion visits a year

Massive amounts of Saharan dust fertilize the Amazon rainforest

More than 100 dead in Afghanistan avalanches: officials

Potential first direct observation of CO2 effect at the Earth's surface


New York residents arrested over IS extremist plot
Three New York residents have been arrested for plotting to join extremists fighting in Syria and two threatened to carry out attacks within the United States, officials said Wednesday. ... more

Montenegro extradites accused arms traffickers to US
Montenegro on Wednesday extradited to the United States three international arms traffickers who face charges in New York of conspiring to supply Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels with weapons intended to kill Americans. ... more

Colombia, FARC rebels resume peace talks in Havana
Colombia's government and leftist rebels launched a new round of peace talks Wednesday, one day ahead of the arrival of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to help facilitate negotiations. ... more

N.Korea could have 100 nuclear weapons by 2020: US researchers
North Korea appears poised to expand its nuclear program over the next five years and in a worst case scenario could possess 100 atomic arms by 2020, US researchers warned Tuesday. ... more

US, Iran see progress in nuclear talks, but ways to go
The United States and Iran said Monday they had made progress in the latest round of talks on Tehran's nuclear programme, but warned there was still a long way to go to seal a final deal. ... more

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Leaks contradict Israel's claim Iran was close to bomb
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Iran was a year away from making a nuclear bomb was contradicted by his secret services, according to reports Monday citing leaked documents. ... more

Iran opposition unveils 'secret' Tehran nuclear site
An exiled Iranian opposition group Tuesday accused Tehran of running a "secret" uranium enrichment site close to Tehran, which it said violated ongoing talks with global powers on a nuclear deal. ... more
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A simple way to make and reconfigure complex emulsions

Magnetic nanoparticles enhance performance of solar cells

Warming up the world of superconductors


Iraq orders counter-mine, counter-IED vehicles


US offers $3 mn reward for Russian sought in bank hack


BAE Systems gets demo contract for new British frigate


Raytheon developing extended range AMRAAM


Coastal defense system makes debut


Twin bombs kill 22 on Baghdad outskirts: police


Estonia shows off NATO ties at celebrations on Russian border


New missile warning system work for Orbital ATK


IXV Spaceplane misison a boost Thales Alenia Space


Orion test flight yields critical data for next mission

Human Rights Watch denounces Syria barrel bomb attacks

NASA, Orbital ATK preparing solid tocket booster avionics

Polaris Defense showcases ultra-light off-road military vehicle

Russia offers Iran new missiles despite sanctions

GaN-based AESA technology available for Patriot system users

Britain adding Brimstone 2 missiles to Typhoon arsensal

Saab continues development of new torpedo

Flight test success for anti-ship cruise missile

Britain invests in facilities for F-35 aircraft

Slovakia seeking Black Hawk helos

Opinion: Bill O'Reilly's very own "Scoop"

French carrier joins fight as US reviews anti-IS effort

US, Iran see progress but long road ahead in nuclear talks

Building trustworthy big data algorithms

OHB and AAC develop InnoSat platform

Who's who in coalition against IS jihadists

NSA chief seeks compromise on encrypted phone snooping

UK police brief students at school of Syria-bound girls

China's Hypersonic Glide Vehicle: A Threat to the United States

Regulating genome-edited crops that aren't GMOs

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