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Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

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Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after...

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says...

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Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the...

Bloodhound car needs to get through South African customs before breaking...

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The Bloodhound supersonic car will be arriving in South Africa in October this year where it will be driven by Andy Green in the...

Royal Air Force Chinooks continue with operations in Mali

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Royal Air Force Chinook helicopters from RAF Odiham continue to support French forces in Mali on operations countering the ongoing insurgency there. The Chinooks have...

Authorities must do more to meet airport drone threat

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Government and security officials must "up their game" to tackle the illegal use of drones at airports which brought chaos to London's Gatwick airport...

Nigeria’s Ibori loses UK graft appeal

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A Nigerian politician jailed in Britain for laundering tens of millions of dollars in stolen public funds through British banks and properties...

Royal Air Force C-17 arrives in Mali for the first time

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A Royal Air Force C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft has arrived at Gao airfield in Mali for the first time. The flight...

Three British Chinook helicopters fully operational in Gao

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The three British CH-47 Chinook helicopters deployed to Gao, Mali, are now officially cleared to perform operational missions for the benefit of...

British helicopters deploy to Mali

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Three British Chinook helicopters have arrived in Mali in support of French counter-terrorism operations in the area under Operation Barkhane. The UK Ministry...

UK boosts Africa ties after ministerial visit

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The United Kingdom remains determined to bring prosperity and stability to East Africa, defence minister Mark Lancaster has reaffirmed after visiting Uganda. The...

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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...