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Germany extends Saudi arms sale ban for another six months

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The German government said on Thursday it would extend for a further six months a ban on exporting arms to Saudi Arabia which has...

Anti-satellite weapons: rare, high-tech, and risky to test

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India tested an anti-satellite weapon on Wednesday, saying the indigenously produced interceptor was used to destroy an object in orbit. Such a weapon allows for...

China says 13,000 ‘terrorists’ arrested in Xinjiang since 2014

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Authorities in China have arrested almost 13,000 “terrorists” in Xinjiang since 2014, the government said on Monday, in a policy paper defending its controversial...

Suspected white supremacist charged with murder after New Zealand mosque shootings

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Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in...

New Zealand mosque shootings shock the world

At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country’s worst...

Families can sue gun maker for Sandy Hook school massacre

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Families of schoolchildren gunned down in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre can sue Remington Outdoor Co Inc, a Connecticut court ruled on Thursday, in...

Malaysia deports six Egyptians despite concerns over torture, rights abuses

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Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad, despite protests from human rights groups. The suspects...

Germany risks harming industry with unilateral arms embargoes

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Germany risks harming its defence industry with unilateral arms embargoes, such as the one imposed on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, Economy Minister Peter...

Germany extending Saudi arms freeze to end-March

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Germany said on Wednesday it would extend until the end of March a unilateral halt on arms shipments to Saudi Arabia imposed due to...

Europe’s satellites flying blind as space junk spreads

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Europe needs its own technology to guard against a growing threat to its satellites from space junk ranging from dead satellites to tiny particles,...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...