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China matches Nato in information arms race with deal for 'Ferrari of war room software'...
China has obtained the big screen software used by Nato and the United States for war room mapping, putting its forces on an equal organisational footing with some of the West's elite military operations. Luciad, a defence contractor based in Leuven, Belgium, is selling the Chinese government high
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-17 02:34 UTC
Prosecutors accidentally reveal that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged...
A court filing from months ago hinted at the possibility that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged by federal prosecutors, and authorities do not...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-16 18:27 UTC
Pence warns China: No one owns the South China Sea...
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Vice President Mike Pence challenged China on Friday by saying the South China Sea doesn't belong to anyone and that the U.S. will sail and fly wherever international law permits.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-16 18:25 UTC
Angela Merkel calls for the creation of a 'real, true' European army...
The German Chancellor put forward the idea in a speech to the European Parliament, echoing the words of Emmanuel Macron who called for the creation of a European army just days earlier.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-14 18:24 UTC
Australia police: Melbourne attacker also planned explosion...
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Police say a man who fatally stabbed another and injured two in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-10 16:12 UTC
France will 'experiment' with monitoring taxpayers' social media accounts to prevent fraud...
France will 'experiment' with monitoring taxpayers' social media accounts to prevent fraud
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-10 16:11 UTC
The Latest: China scolds US over presence in South China Sea...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China talks involving top diplomats and defense chiefs (all times local): 1:50 p.m. China is telling the U.S. to stop sending American ships and military aircraft close to islands that Beijing claims in the South
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-09 19:08 UTC
Six Arrested Over Suspected Plot to Attack France's President Macron...
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French security agents have arrested six people on preliminary terrorism charges for allegedly plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron, according to a French judicial official.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-06 17:41 UTC
Bolton Warns Iran: If You Continue To 'Lie, Cheat And Deceive,' 'There Will Be Hell To Pay'...
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On Monday, in his usual no-nonsense way, National Security Advisor John Bolton left no doubt about how tough the Trump Administration will continued to be vis- -vis Iran, the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-06 17:40 UTC
New Caledonia votes to remain part of France: What comes next...
The tiny Pacific territory of New Caledonia has voted to remain part of France in a long-awaited independence referendum which saw a much closer final result than expected.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 13:03 UTC
3rd shark attack off Australian tourist island in 7 weeks...
A shark has attacked a man near an island harbor on Australia's Great Barrier reef where two tourists were mauled on consecutive says in September
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:36 UTC
UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled...
BANGKOK (AP) — A United Nations report says some 486 million people are malnourished in Asia and the Pacific and progress in alleviating hunger is stalling.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-02 02:46 UTC
AP finds almost 4,900 migrants headed to Europe go missing...
The Associated Press found nearly 4,900 people whose families say they simply disappeared without a trace in Europe or en route, including more than 2,700 children whose families reported them missing to the Red Cross.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-01 05:49 UTC
China hosts El Salvador as nations cut ties with Taiwan...
Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren is due to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, just months after the small Central American nation broke its diplomatic ties with Taiwan
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-01 05:48 UTC
British applications for Irish passports almost double as Brexit looms...
The number of British residents applying for Irish passports has almost doubled since the Brexit referendum, new figures show.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-31 11:46 UTC
Remains at Vatican property probed for links to 35-year-old mystery...
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Human remains found at a property owned by the Vatican in Rome have raised hope that a 35-year-old mystery involving a teenage girl's disappearance could be nearing a resolution.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-31 11:45 UTC
Some 45,000 at Syria refugee camp wait for desperately needed aid...
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Tens of thousands of Syrians stranded in a desert camp near the Jordanian border are at risk of starvation as supplies dwindle and winter approaches, while regional powers trade blame over who is responsible for this latest humanitarian catastrophe in Syr
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-30 16:50 UTC
Assange loses court case over cat duties, internet bills...
A judge rejects WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's request to loosen new living requirements, including paying for his internet and cleaning up after his cat, that he says are meant to push him into leaving the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-30 03:14 UTC
Australians face $700b wealth wipe-out from world's riskiest debt levels: Morgan Stanley...
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Investment bank Morgan Stanley rates Australia as having the riskiest levels of household debt in the world and winding it back could result in a $700 billion hit to the nation's wealth.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-30 03:13 UTC
Will Hobart's population reach 300k by 2028?...
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Hobart has long been seen as Australia's sleepy southern city, but lately it's been experiencing growing pains. Curious Hobart investigates whether the population is on track to hit 300,000 within a decade.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-30 01:25 UTC
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