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Rocket firm Relativity Space inks deal with Iridium for satellite launch

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Relativity Space has signed a contract with Iridium to launch six spare satellites for its communications network, the venture-backed rocket firm’s chief executive said,...

Indian and Chinese military agree to disengage on disputed Himalayan border

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Indian and Chinese military commanders have agreed to step back from a confrontation over a disputed stretch of border where a clash last week...

Taiwan boosts domestic defence development plan with new jet

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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen oversaw the first public test flight of a new locally designed and made advanced jet trainer on Monday, part of...

China hands back ten Indian soldiers taken during border clash – Indian official source

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China has returned ten Indian soldiers captured during a deadly border clash earlier this week, a Indian government source said on Friday, as two...

Textron to cut jobs, stop making flight simulators at Montreal plant

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Textron Inc said on Thursday it would suspend the production of flight simulators at its plant in Montreal, Canada, and cut up to 1...

African nations seek UN inquiry into US racism, ‘police brutality’

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African countries are lobbying to set up a UN inquiry into “systemic racism” and “police brutality” in the United States and elsewhere, aiming to...

India, China troops clash at Himalayan border, ‘casualties on both sides’

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India’s army said on Tuesday 20 of its soldiers had been killed in clashes with Chinese troops at a disputed border site, in a...

Czech-Hungarian joint venture buys military jet maker Aero Vodochody

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Czech defence and security group Omnipol said on Thursday it had acquired domestic aircraft maker Aero Vodochody Aerospace in a joint venture with Hungarian...

Coronavirus shocks to fuel years of unrest and hunger in poorest economies

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Economic shocks caused by the new coronavirus are set to fuel poverty, unrest and instability in heavily-indebted and politically fragile countries for years to...

International Criminal Court describes US sanctions as threats, coercion

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The International Criminal Court said on Thursday US President Donald Trump's authorization of economic and travel sanctions against ICC employees amounted to threats and...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...