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Northrop Grumman to buy missile maker Orbital for $7.8 billion

Northrop Grumman is acquiring Orbital ATK.U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp said on Monday it would buy Orbital ATK Inc for about $7.8 billion in a deal that gives it greater access to lucrative government contracts and expands its arsenal of missile defense systems and space rockets.

   

Qatar to buy 24 Typhoon jets from BAE Systems

Eurofighter Typhoons.Qatar’s defence minister has signed a letter of intent to purchase 24 Typhoon jets from British defence group BAE Systems, in a move that could anger other Gulf countries boycotting Doha.

   

Improvised bomb explodes on packed London commuter train injuring 22

altA home-made bomb exploded on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London injuring 22 people on Friday, police said, in what was being treated as the fifth terrorism attack in Britain this year.

   

UN anti-crime agency marks 20 year of tackling terrorism and cybercrime

UN anti-crime agency turns 20Marking the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Secretary-General António Guterres stressed the importance of justice to prevent conflict, promote peace and security, and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
   

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