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Massive Russian war games underway

Russian war gamesRussia began its biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union on Tuesday close to the China border, mobilising 300,000 troops in a show of force that will include joint exercises with the Chinese army.
 

Afghanistan suicide bomb death toll rises

Death toll in Afghan suicide bombing risiesThe death toll from a suicide bomb attack at a protest gathering in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar has risen to 68, with 165 wounded, a government official said.
 

Trump takes aim at ICC, PLO

Trump takes aim at ICC, PLOThe Trump administration threatened tough action against the International Criminal Court should it try to prosecute Americans for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan and said the PLO office in Washington would be closed for seeking to punish Israel through the court.
   

France says it must use fewer U.S. parts in its weapons systems

A Scalp cruise missile.France must cut its dependence on U.S. components in its weapons systems to minimise Washington’s ability to block its arms exports, its defence minister said on Thursday.
 

Russia weighs possibility of deliberate act in space station damage

A Russian space module.Russia’s space agency said on Wednesday it hopes to announce the origin of a small hole found on a Russian module docked at the International Space Station in the coming weeks, including addressing whether the damage was deliberate.
   

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