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Facebook faces a reckoning in Myanmar after blocked by military

The Myanmar military’s shutdown of Facebook access following the ouster of the democratically elected Aung San Suu Kyi caps years of tension between the...

US, Russia extend last major arms control treaty despite disputes

The United States and Russia said on Wednesday they had extended the New START arms control treaty for five years, preserving the last treaty...

Myanmar military seizes power, detains elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi

  Myanmar’s military seized power on Monday in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained...

Taiwan says Chinese fighters, US aircraft both entered defence zone

Six Chinese fighter aircraft and a US reconnaissance aircraft entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Sunday, the island’s defence...

Lockheed Martin reports rare profit miss as pandemic hits F-35 deliveries

Lockheed Martin Corp on Tuesday missed profit estimates for the first time in the last eight quarters as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted deliveries of...

Raytheon posts better-than-expected profit and sales, shares jump

US aerospace manufacturer Raytheon Technologies Corp reported better than expected quarterly profit and sales Tuesday but forecast lower than expected 2021 revenue amid a...

Germany decides to buy 25.1% stake in defence supplier Hensoldt

Germany’s government has decided to buy a 25.1% stake in defence supplier Hensoldt at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday. Reuters reported last week that the...

Russia successfully test launches heavy lift space rocket after long hiatus

Russia on Monday successfully test launched its heavy lift Angara A5 space rocket after a six-year hiatus in a project President Vladimir Putin describes...

Coronavirus pandemic worsens 2020 outlook for Rolls-Royce

British engineering company Rolls-Royce downgraded this year’s cash outflow forecast and warned of a challenging outlook as the slump in air travel continues. But the...

Sales by world’s top 25 defence companies up by nearly 10 per cent

Sales of arms and military services by the sector’s largest 25 companies totalled $361 billion in 2019, 8.5% more than in 2018. The largest...


Are SANDF communicators losing the plot?

Apart from somewhat poor communication with its various external audiences, there also appears to be a lack of communication internally at the SA National...