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VIDEO shows German Eurofighter jet plummeting to ground after mid-air collision

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Published time: 24 Jun, 2019 16:58 Edited time: 24 Jun, 2019 16:59 Video footage has emerged showing the moment that a German Eurofighter jet plummeted to the ground following a mid-air collision in the northeastern German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The two German warplanes crashed over the town of Malchow, with one reportedly falling into Read More

Done deal: Turkey says it ‘already bought’ Russian S-400 & US sanctions won’t change that

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Nothing the US does will make Turkey abandon its deal with Moscow to purchase S-400 air defense systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, as Washington keeps threatening Ankara with sanctions. The purchase of the Russian-made weapons has long been a point of contention in relations between the two NATO allies. The US has repeatedly Read More

Russia extends counter-sanctions against US, EU & allies through 2020

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President Vladimir Putin has signed a law prolonging the embargo against Western countries that have imposed anti-Russia sanctions. Restrictions will be in force until the end of next year. The document which was published on Russia’s official portal of legal information, reads: “To extend from January 1 to December 31, 2020 the operation of certain Read More

2 Eurofighter jets crash into each other over Germany

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Two German Eurofighter jets have crashed in the northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the Interior Ministry has confirmed. The planes have fallen in a residential area, according to the German media. The two German Air Force warplanes collided in the air over the small town of Malchow, located some 80km away from the German city of Read More

Malaysia’s 1MDB criminal case against Goldman Sachs delayed to September

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s criminal case against U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs involving $6.5 billion 1MDB bonds will be postponed to September, a court ruled on Monday, after defense lawyers asked for more time to receive instructions from their clients abroad. FILE PHOTO: The Goldman Sachs company logo is seen in the company’s space Read More

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

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PARIS (Reuters) – 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. A Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter of the Belgian Air Force performs at the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France June 22, 2019. Read More

Netanyahu to Bolton: Any Palestine deal ‘must include’ Israeli presence in Jordan Valley

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Benjamin Netanyahu, who on Sunday toured the West Bank with John Bolton, said he will listen to US peace proposals – but added that “any future agreement” with Palestine must guarantee an Israeli presence in the Jordan Valley. Footage posted on Sunday showed Israel’s prime minister and the US national security adviser overlooking the Israeli-occupied Read More

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

Brains for hire: Pentagon spends millions researching explosives & whale detection at German unis

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Universities all across Germany have been engaged in dual-purpose and military-related projects for the Pentagon, which has reportedly poured millions into the work, sometimes in violation of local laws that promote non-violence. The US Department of Defense seems to have outsourced some of its scientific efforts to dozens of German universities, according to Der Spiegel. Read More

India’s space startups ignite investor interest

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – From companies building palm-sized satellites to those aiming to propel satellites into space using cleaner fuels, a new wave of space technology startups are mushrooming in India, catching the attention of investors keen to join the space race. Bellatrix Aerospace CEO Rohan Ganapathy stands next to a vacuum chamber at their laboratory Read More