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December 17, 2012
NUKEWARS
S. Korea says North nuclear test 'highly probable'
Seoul (AFP) Dec 14, 2012
North Korea will likely conduct a third nuclear test following its successful launch of a long-range rocket in the face of global condemnation, a top South Korean official said Friday. "A nuclear test is highly probable, and judging from analysis of intelligence, significant preparations have been made," Unification Minister Yu Woo-Ik told a parliamentary committee, without elaborating. "North Korea has a track record of conducting nuclear tests following missile launches whose aim was to develo ... read more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

U.S. seeks double Israel missile funding
Israel's defense industry got two big boosts this week. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

India's clout in question as regional troubles mount
India is a world power, so allies in the West would like to believe, but recent developments in its own backyard reveal the limits of the country's influence and still weak diplomatic force, said analysts. ... more
MILPLEX

EU to take closer look at defence as costs soar
EU leaders said Friday they will look more closely at defence as a changing world and tight budgets force member states to cooperate in search of a bigger bang for their euros. ... more
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WAR REPORT

End is near for regime of Syria's Assad: France
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius condemned Sunday's air strikes on Palestinian refugee camps in Syria and said the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was nearing its end. ... more


SUPERPOWERS

China commentary urges Japan not to pick fights
China's official news agency urged Japan's new leaders Sunday not to "pick fights" with neighbours as election exit polls showed the hawkish Shinzo Abe on course to become the next prime minister. ... more
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PM-in-waiting says disputed islands are Japan's
Shinzo Abe, the man set to become Japan's next prime minister, wasted no time after his election victory on Sunday in staking Tokyo's claim on islands at the centre of a dispute with China. ... more
IRAQ WARS

Iraq attacks kill at least 17
Attacks in Iraq including a string of bombings against Shiite places of worship and a car bomb at a Kurdish political office killed at least 17 people and wounded at least 77 on Sunday, officials said. ... more
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THE STANS

Pakistani Islamists denounce peace moves with India
About 10,000 Pakistani Islamists held a rally at the Wagah border with India on Sunday, denouncing peace moves between the nuclear-armed rivals without resolution of the dispute over Kashmir. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

China commentary urges policy shift as Japan votes
China's state media Sunday urged Japan to seek a post-election foreign policy that will improve relations with its neighbours, as Japanese voted in a poll likely to bring in a more hawkish administration. ... more
WAR REPORT

Syria warplanes in deadly raid on Palestinian camp
Warplanes bombed a Palestinian refugee camp in south Damascus on Sunday for the first time in Syria's 21-month uprising, as the army escalated its efforts to suppress the rebellion in the capital. ... more
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THE STANS

Pakistan minister brings India message of 'peace and love'
Pakistan's interior minister arrived in India on Friday with a message of "peace and love" that he said would help the nuclear-armed rivals give a fresh impetus to their fragile ties. ... more
IRAQ WARS

Political turmoil marks Iraq's first post-US year
In the space of a year since the departure of US forces, Iraq has faced political turmoil including calls to remove the premier, a top official being sentenced to death and rising Arab-Kurd tensions. ... more
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Snails Tell of the Rise and Fall of the Tibetan Plateau

Marine protected areas inadequate for protecting fish and ocean ecology

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Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate

Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins

MILTECH

Britain's Charles shown Tata's new military-grade steel
Britain's Prince Charles got the lowdown Friday on a new kind of steel which could transform safety for soldiers battling the Taliban in Afganistan. ... more
NUKEWARS

Russia developing new long-range ballistic missile
Russia is developing a new intercontinental ballistic missile, the military announced Friday, in an apparent attempt to remind the United States of Moscow's rocket capacities. ... more
WAR REPORT

Philippine military calls holiday truce
The Philippine military on Sunday began a holiday season truce against communist insurgents after the rebels called their own limited ceasefire in typhoon-hit regions, a spokesman said. ... more
WAR REPORT
U.S. seeks double Israel missile funding

Russia shuts down Azerbaijan radar station: Baku

Turkey assures Russia Patriot missiles for defence: diplomat


WAR REPORT
Scud attacks signal Syrian regime alarm

Tehran denies Iranian missile experts in North Korea

Iran to observe North Korea missile test


WAR REPORT
Boeing Demos Unmanned Little Bird for Republic of Korea Army

Boeing's Reusable, Unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Begins Second Flight

Mystery Air Force space plane launched


WAR REPORT
US Air Force selects Raytheon to develop future Protected SATCOM System

General Dynamics Awarded Contract Under New U.S. Army Rapid-Acquisition Communications Program

Astrium to provide military X-band satcoms to six UK Royal Navy vessels

WAR REPORT

Russia backs Syria as US, Germany send Patriots
Russia insisted on Friday its stand on the conflict in key ally Syria was unchanged, while Washington and Berlin prepared to deploy Patriot missiles and troops near Turkey's border with the country. ... more
WAR REPORT

Syria warplanes bomb Palestinian camp for first time: NGO
Warplanes bombarded a Palestinian refugee camp in southern Damascus on Sunday for the first time since the start of Syria's more than 21-month conflict, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. ... more
NUKEWARS

Defiant N. Korea stages rally amid nuclear fears
Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans rallied Friday in the freezing cold to revel in the country's rocket launch as South Korea voiced concern that its rival could follow up with a third nuclear test. ... more
MILPLEX

India probing presence of Swedish arms in Myanmar
India is investigating how Swedish-made weapons bought by its army turned up in Myanmar, a minister visiting Yangon said Saturday, denying New Delhi had supplied arms in contravention of EU sanctions. ... more
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IRAQ WARS

Car bomb kills two at Iraqi Kurd party office

IRAQ WARS

US forces gone but Iraqi problems remain

NUKEWARS

China business is brisk on N. Korea's trade lifeline

THE STANS

Amnesty blasts Pakistani army and Taliban

NUKEWARS

S. Korea retrieves N. Korea rocket debris

SPACEWAR

Raytheon wins DARPA contract to design new military imaging satellites

UAV NEWS

Boeing Demos Unmanned Little Bird for Republic of Korea Army

FLOATING STEEL

Adelaide to get submarine testing facility

WAR REPORT

Serbia, Kosovo implement border deal

MILPLEX

Obama mulls Hagel for defense secretary pick

Karzai invited to US for talks on Afghanistan's future

Scud attacks signal Syrian regime alarm

N. Korea's satellite 'orbiting normally': South

Rocket launch a timely lift for N. Korea leader

Israel court orders reroute of West Bank barrier: NGO

Tehran hosts UN nuclear team talks with Iran on Jan 16

Japan scrambles fighters for China plane

China 'lacks leverage' over N. Korea: state media

China defies US sanctions pressure over North Korea

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Commando II Takes To Sky

Boeing's Reusable, Unmanned X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Begins Second Flight

Global anger as N. Korea fires long-range rocket

Syria regime using missiles, barrel bombs: US

Briton jailed for plot to pass nuclear sub secrets to Russia

'Enormous joy' in N. Korea, but Asian neighbours unamused

China marks massacre amid tense Japan ties

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N. Korea defends right to continue space programme

IAEA 'hopes' for Parchin access in Iran visit

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