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Europe safer since Islamic State defeat but threat endures, Europol says

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Europeans were safer from jihadist attacks last year than at any point since Islamic State set up its caliphate in 2014, but a number...

NATO aims to make space new frontier in defense

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NATO aims to recognize space as a domain of warfare this year, four senior diplomats said, partly to show U.S. President Donald Trump that...

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply

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U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran. The...

ISS: Pressure grows on Africa to take back its migrants

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Migrant numbers to Europe have dropped dramatically since 2015 when the highest number of people recorded – over a million – arrived from outside...

Consolidate or become obsolete, German official tells European arms makers

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European weapons makers to consolidate, the German government's armaments director said on Wednesday, and warned that failing to reduce the continent's fragmented...

European defense coalition launched in Paris

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A coalition of European militaries ready to react to crises near the continent's borders was launched on Wednesday with Finland becoming the...

Italy demands EU opens more ports to migrant ships

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Italy demanded on Thursday the EU find other ports to disembark migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, suggesting it would withhold support for...

Europe still shopping for fighters

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Slovakia has just opted for14 F-16V fighters to replace its decaying Mig-29s, and according to Theresboiu.ro, the Defense Minister Mihai Fifor announced...

EU summit to focus on lowering Mediterranean immigration

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European Union leaders meeting over migration later this week will agree to further tighten their external borders, give more support to Libya...

EU executive unveils 13 bn euro defence fund; could buy weapons...

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The European Union's executive proposed on Wednesday a 13 billion euro ($15.3 billion) defence and security fund for the first time to...

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SONA doesn’t do defence

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was much in evidence ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). This high visibility did...