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Trump administration to ease gun exports

The Trump administration passed a key milestone in a long-delayed rule change that would make it easier to sell US firearms, including assault rifles...

No winner in China/US trade war

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The trade tariff spat between China and the United States has been a “lose-lose” situation for both and the wider world likely to deteriorate...

Season of discontent as protests flare worldwide

On Monday it was Bolivia - angry people clashed with police after the political opposition said it was cheated in an election won by...

US policy shift on Syria a sign of Trump “unchained”

In just a few hours US President Donald Trump upended his own policy on Syria with a chaotic series of pronouncements, blindsiding foreign allies,...

New missiles in China anniversary parade

China’s military displayed new equipment at a parade in central Beijing to mark 70 years since the founding of the People’s Republic, including hypersonic-glide...

Taliban talks dead – Trump

US President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders dead, while the general in charge said the US military is likely to ramp...

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...

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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...