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Kabul blast – Taliban claim responsibility

The Taliban claimed responsibility for a car bomb explosion that rocked Afghan capital Kabul killing at least five, wounding dozens and shaking windows and...

US will maintain Afghanistan presence

President Donald Trump said US troop levels in Afghanistan were being reduced to 8 600 but American forces would remain in the country even...

Antonov’s An-178 lands first export order in Peru

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Ukraine’s state-owned defence conglomerate Ukroboronprom has won a tender to supply the An-178 aircraft to Peru.   The contract to replace the Peruvian police’s single Antonov...

Kenyan drug trafficker jailed in US

A US judge sentenced Kenyan drug trafficker Baktash Akasha to 25 years in prison after he pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to import...

US/Taliban talks stalemate

Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw from Afghanistan ended without agreement and both...

Putin warns Trump on nuclear missiles

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Moscow would start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States did the same after the...

Raytheon Technologies set to become new aerospace and defense conglomerate

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In what is set to be the largest merger of the decade, Raytheon and United Technologies Corp (UTC) are steadily moving toward their goal,...

UN chief laments ending of Cold War-era disarmament treaty

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres regrets the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between the United States and Russia has ended. In a statement, the UN chief...

US exits Soviet-era nuclear missile accord

The United States formally withdrew from a landmark 1987 nuclear missile pact with Russia after determining Moscow was violating the treaty, an accusation denied...

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans

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Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...