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WATCH Russia’s newest Mi-28 helicopter test-firing secretive anti-tank weapon

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A latest version of the Mi-28 attack helicopter was filmed firing a state-of-the-art missile that can hit and destroy an armored target at a distance of several kilometers. The Mil Mi-28NM is now undergoing trials at a testing ground outside Russia before entering service with the Russian Air Force. As part of the test, the Read More

United Airlines suspends Newark-Mumbai flights over Iran airspace concerns

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(Reuters) – United Airlines said it had suspended flights from New Jersey’s Newark airport to the Indian financial capital of Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S. surveillance drone. FILE PHOTO: A vehicle of the airport rescue and firefighting services stands in front as a Boeing 767-400ER aircraft of United Read More

Can anything protect us from deepfakes?

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In late 2017, Motherboard reported on an AI technology that could swap faces in videos. At the time, the tech—later called deepfakes—produced crude, grainy results and was mostly used to create fake porn videos featuring celebrities and politicians. Two years later, the technology has advanced tremendously and is harder to detect with the naked eye. Read More

US should stop sending troops to Gulf ‘before it’s too late’ – Moscow

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Deploying troops to the Persian Gulf risks igniting a powder keg in the troubled region where tension is mounting, the Russian Foreign Ministry has warned, advising Washington to stop “before it’s too late.” Russia is hoping that the US buildup in the Middle East “won’t become a spark that creates a blaze,” Deputy Foreign Minister Read More

Mockup of a dream: Europe eyes 6th-generation fighter jet of its own, but will it happen?

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European countries are striving to develop a next-generation aircraft that is fully independent from the US. While the desire is understandable, many doubt their capability to do so. This week, Germany and France unveiled a mockup of an upcoming jointly-developed 6th-generation fighter jet during the Paris Air Show, while Spain announced it had joined the Read More

 Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Announces Operations Update

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CALGARY, Alberta, June 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (“Gran Tierra” or the “Company”) (NYSE American:GTE)(TSX:GTE)(LSE:GTE) today announced an operations update regarding activities and results during second quarter 2019 to date. All dollar amounts are in United States (“U.S.”) dollars unless otherwise indicated. Production amounts are unaudited and on an average working Read More

Boris Johnson’s full fibre plan needs more detail says industry

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Broadband infrastructure providers want more detail from Boris Johnson after he pledged to accelerate the UK’s roll-out of “full-fibre” internet connection. The front-runner in the Conservative Party leadership contest has written that he wants the super-fast service to be available “for all by 2025”. That would be eight years ahead of the government’s current goal. Read More

Japan notifies UN of suspected fuel transfers by North Korean tanker

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Japan’s foreign ministry said Tuesday it has notified the United Nations Security Council of suspected ship-to-ship fuel transfers by a North Korean-flagged tanker in the East China Sea. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Japanese maritime self-defense forces observed the An San 1 tanker on May 13-14 Read More

COCKPIT VIDEO: Russian fighter ‘intercepts’ US B-52H strategic bomber

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Breathtaking footage from inside the cockpit of a Su-27 has been shared by Russian Defense Ministry after the fighter was recently sent to intercept a US bomber heading for its airspace. The ‘pilot’s view’ video from the Su-27 shows the jet tailing a nuclear-capable B52-H American strategic bomber in clear skies. The Russian jet then Read More