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US officials to meet with NATO as Afghanistan deadline looms | Military News

They are also expected to discuss the Iran nuclear accord and the Russian military build-up along the border of Ukraine.…

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Africa

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi slapped with new criminal charge | Aung San Suu Kyi News

Deposed leader charged under the natural disaster management law in a court hearing where she appeared via video link. Myanmar’s…

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Asia

10 Myanmar police killed in attack by ethnic armies: Reports | Conflict News

Fighters from an alliance of rebel groups reportedly attack a police station in a new escalation after the military coup.…

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Middle East

Myanmar UN envoy urges no-fly zone as many protesters killed | Military News

Myanmar’s own ambassador to the United Nations has called for a no-fly zone and sanctions, as the international community puts…

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Middle East

China drills in disputed South China Sea as US naval patrol grows | Border Disputes News

China has drilled deep in the South China Sea to retrieve sediment core from the seabed, state media has reported,…

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Asia

Myanmar’s UK envoy says military attache ‘occupied’ embassy | Military News

Myanmar’s ambassador to Britain accused a Yangon military-linked figure of occupying the embassy and barring him access, in an extraordinary…

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Europe

Russian military presence expanding in the Arctic region, satellite images show

Russia is boosting its military efforts in the Arctic Circle in an effort to expand its presence in the polar…

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Latin America

Sunburned tourists and fighter jets: The Israel-Greece alliance | Business and Economy News

Vaccinated Israeli tourists are now allowed to sun themselves on Greek beaches thanks to a COVID-19 green card agreed on…

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Europe

Ukraine wants to speed up joining NATO to send ‘real signal to Russia’

Ukraine’s president wants to speed up the country’s path to NATO membership to send a “real signal to Russia”. Volodymyr…

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Europe

EU very worried over Russian military activity near Ukraine’s border

The European Union has expressed “great concern” over the movement of Russian military forces near the border with Ukraine. Josep…

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Asia

Turkey arrests 10 retired admirals over government criticism | Military News

DEVELOPING STORY Open letter is harshly condemned by the president’s office, which says the move is ‘reminiscent of coup times’.…

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Africa

Australian couple released from detention in Myanmar | Military News

Matthew O’Kane and Christa Avery were put under house arrest after trying to leave Myanmar on a relief flight in…

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Latin America

Myanmar death toll edges up to 550 as online crackdown tightens | Military News

Attempts by Myanmar’s military to end dissent are turning to the virtual world with internet censorships and arrest warrants for…

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Middle East

Myanmar protesters urge ‘guerrilla strikes’ amid internet cutoff | Military News

Myanmar activists held candle-lit protests overnight and scrambled to find ways to get around a deepening internet shutdown on Friday,…

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Latin America

Myanmar facing ‘bloodbath’ UN envoy tells Security Council | Conflict News

The United Nations’ envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council on Wednesday to take action amid an escalating crisis in…

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Africa

Brazil names new armed forces commanders amid political tensions | Coronavirus pandemic News

Changes come after President Jair Bolsonaro, under pressure over COVID crisis, ordered a sweeping cabinet reshuffle. Brazil has named new…

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Middle East

Pentagon to set new transgender policy, ending Trump-era rules | Donald Trump News

The move comes after Biden executive order to end the Trump policy, decried as ‘transphobic’ by LGBTQ advocates. The Pentagon…

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Africa

Myanmar: Five protesters explain why they will not give up | Military News

Hundreds of people have been killed in Myanmar amid an increasingly violent response to continuing protests calling on the military…

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Middle East

‘Humanitarian time bomb’: 4,700 Venezuelans flee to Colombia | Military News

Some accuse Venezuelan army of using excessive force in operation against armed groups near Colombia-Venezuela border. About 4,700 Venezuelans have…

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Europe

Project Force: AI and the military – a friend or foe? | Conflict News

The accuracy and precision of today’s weapons are steadily forcing contemporary battlefields to empty of human combatants. As more and…

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Europe

Dr Sasa: Army leaders ‘underestimate’ the people of Myanmar

Myanmar's UN envoy Dr Sasa and Special Rapporteur Tom Andrews on how to re-establish democratic rule in the country. Aj…

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Africa

‘You could be shot in the head and back’: Myanmar army warns | Military News

Myanmar is bracing for more violence on Saturday as the military government puts on a major show of strength for…

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Europe

Will civil disobedience turn into armed resistance in Myanmar?

We challenge the envoy for Myanmar’s ousted civilian government and discuss rising rates of femicide with Elif Shafak. Aj Europe

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Europe

Biden says N Korea at top of US agenda after banned missile test | Military News

United States President Joe Biden said North Korea was top of his foreign policy agenda, after the nuclear-armed state confirmed…

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Africa

Death toll in Myanmar’s post-coup crackdown surpasses 300 | Military News

Monitoring group says 320 people have been killed as military tries to suppress protests with many shot in the head.…

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Africa

US to blacklist two Myanmar military-linked conglomerates: Report | Business and Economy News

The United States is planning to impose sanctions against two conglomerates controlled by Myanmar’s military over the generals’ February 1…

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Europe

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea | Military News

South Korea, Japan and US confirm Thursday morning launch with Japanese saying at least two banned ballistic missiles were fired.…

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Latin America

Girl shot dead by security forces in Myanmar military crackdown | Military News

A seven-year-old girl has been killed in her home after security forces opened fire in Myanmar’s second-largest city, Mandalay –…

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Middle East

Myanmar activists hold candle-lit vigil as US targets army unit | Military News

Myanmar protesters held candle-lit vigils for the dozens killed in demonstrations against military rule, as Western countries imposed more sanctions…

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Latin America

Taiwan loses two fighter jets in apparent collision | Aviation News

Taiwanese pilot killed and another missing in the ageing fleet’s third crash over the past six months. A Taiwanese air…

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Latin America

EU set to sanction Myanmar military officials for coup | Military News

At least 11 Myanmar officials face sanctions for coup as UN official proposes cut in military’s access to weapons and…

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Latin America

Amid Myanmar’s post-coup crisis, armed rebellion brews | Armed Groups News

Since seizing power in Myanmar in a coup six weeks ago, soldiers and police have gunned down more than 200…

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Europe

Taiwan boosts South China Sea deployments, gets submarine nod | Military News

Newly-appointed defence minister Chiu Kuo-cheng says China ‘capable of starting a war’ and Taiwan must be ready. Taiwan’s newly-appointed defence…

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Latin America

US official warns Congress on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan | Military News

A top United States official working on Afghanistan has warned Congress that a withdrawal of US troops from the country…

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Africa

US Capitol fence to be scaled back, security questions linger | Donald Trump News

Security officials have announced they will reduce fencing around the US Capitol and cut off the entire area to pedestrian…

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Africa

US vows to work with allies on North Korea denuclearisation | Business and Economy News

Secretary of State Antony Blinken tells his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi that his visit was meant to reaffirm US-Japan ties.…

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Middle East

Families plan funerals, children reported among Myanmar dead | Military News

Monitoring group says three children among 74 killed on Sunday, with 20 more deaths reported on Monday. The families of…

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Europe

On the front lines of the Myanmar military’s crackdown | Aung San Suu Kyi News

The first images I remember seeing of Myanmar were at my grandmother’s house. Disintegrating home video reels and grainy black…

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Middle East

China, North Korea top agenda as Blinken begins first Asian tour | Military News

Seoul, South Korea – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will make their first overseas…

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Europe

Myanmar’s parallel gov’t promises ‘revolution’ to reverse coup | Military News

Acting leader of parallel civilian gov’t says it is ‘the darkest moment of the nation’ as several protesters are killed.…

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Latin America

Fresh anti-coup protests hit Myanmar after night of deadly raids | Military News

Activists called for more anti-coup protests in Myanmar on Saturday, the death anniversary of a student whose killing in 1988…

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Africa

Israel, Greece, Cyprus hold naval drill amid deepening ties | Military News

Exercises are sign of increased cooperation among countries that increasingly view Turkey as a rival in the Mediterranean. The Israeli…

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Europe

Fears grow for hundreds of students arrested in Myanmar protests | Human Rights News

Yangon, Myanmar – Muhammed Salim’s friend is well-known at school for being a passionate football player and a strong public…

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Europe

Myanmar military ‘murdered’ at least 70 since coup: UN | Crimes Against Humanity News

The UN special rapporteur for Myanmar slammed the country’s military for the killing of at least 70 people since protests…

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