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Australia signs $50 billion submarine contract with France after two-year squabble

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Australia signed a production contract with French shipbuilder Naval Group on Monday for a fleet of 12 new submarines, worth A$50 billion (27.41 billion...

Russia suspends nuclear arms treaty after U.S. says to pull out

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Russia has suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday, after the United States announced it would withdraw...

Philippines vows to crush ‘terrorists’ after church bombs kill 20

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The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service in the country’s restive south, six...

Nuclear, climate threats keep Doomsday Clock close to apocalypse

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A renewed nuclear arms race, rising greenhouse gas emissions and the emergence of state-sponsored disinformation campaigns have left the modern world as close to...

U.N. members owe $2 billion in debt to peacekeeping, U.S. owes a third

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U.N. member states owe nearly $2 billion (1.54 billion pounds) in peacekeeping funds, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has warned, with the United States...

Preoccupied Western powers fall silent on human rights

Global powers have become so diverted by populism and domestic discontent that they lack the capacity or inclination to defend human rights or even...

Embraer warns of little or no profit in next two years

Brazilian planemaker Embraer said on Wednesday it expects to keep $1 billion in cash after paying off all of its debt once a proposed...

Combat aircraft market to reach $500 billion by 2026

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The global combat aircraft market is set for rapid growth, with modernisation and procurement opportunities in the global combat aircraft market to exceed $101...

Brazil approves Boeing-Embraer tie-up with new commitment to keep local jobs

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The Brazilian government on Thursday said it would allow a proposed tie-up between planemakers Embraer and Boeing to go forward, capping weeks of uncertainty...

Brazil court overturns injunction blocking Boeing-Embraer deal

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A Brazilian federal court has overturned a provisional injunction that blocked a proposed tie-up between planemakers Embraer and Boeing (BA.N), Embraer said on Monday...

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