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UK PM reshuffles cabinet with Raab removed as foreign secretary

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson carried out a reshuffle of his cabinet ministers on Wednesday, with Dominic Raab removed as foreign secretary among other changes.
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UK prime minister demotes foreign secretary in cabinet revamp

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
Lizz Truss has replaced Dominic Raab as the new foreign secretary as part of a sweeping cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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Mainland vows countermeasures against "Taiwan independence" moves

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday voiced resolute opposition to any attempt to seek "Taiwan independence" through so-called "constitutional amendments."
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U.S. attempts to make issue out of Taiwan futile: mainland spokesperson

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
U.S. attempts to make an issue out of Taiwan so as to contain China would be futile, said a Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday, criticizing the United States' cold-war mentality and obsession with a zero-sum game.
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Nationwide anti-landing drills held on Day 4 of annual wargames

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
Anti-landing drills were held at beaches across the country on Thursday during day four of the live-fire component of the Han Kuang exercises, to test the ability of local armed forces to repel an enemy invading by sea.
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Cabinet approves special bill for domestic arms procurement

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
Taiwan's Cabinet on Thursday approved a draft defense bill that would authorize a special allocation of up to NT$240 billion (US$8.66 billion) for the purchase of indigenous weapons over a five-year period.
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European Parliament voices support for EU-Taiwan investment agreement

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:43
The European Parliament adopted a resolution during a plenary session on Thursday in which it urged the European Union to negotiate a bilateral investment agreement (BIA) with Taiwan.
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Syrian army forces make fresh gains in Dara'a, raise flag in another town

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:43
Syrian army troops and security forces have raised the national flag in another town in the country's southwestern province of Dara'a, as government soldiers continue their push to retake full control of areas that Takfiri militants once held.
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Kurdish Authorities Release 324 Syrian Nationals From al-Hol Camp

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:43
Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria have released 324 Syrian nationals from a refugee camp that houses thousands of people, including families of Islamic State fighters.
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China urges stepped up efforts aimed at improvement of Syria's humanitarian situation

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:43
China has called on the international community to step up efforts aimed at considerable improvement of the humanitarian situation in war-ravaged Syria.
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Xi urges China's strategic space assets to be well managed, well used, well protected

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:43
Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected a military base in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Wednesday, during which he stressed the development of space monitoring and control capabilities.
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Pentagon Contract Seeks Alternate GPS Using Low Earth Orbit Satellites

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:42
A US Defence Department research unit awarded a contract to develop an alternate global positioning system (GPS) using satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO) that would operate independent of the present GPS, Northrop Grumman aerospace and defence company said on Thursday.
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Car Explosion Kills Local Emergencies Service's Spokeswoman, Companion In Ukraine's Dnipro

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:05
A car explosion killed the spokeswoman of a regional emergencies service and her companion in Ukraine's southeastern city of Dnipro, the country's National Police said on September 15.
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Western Diplomats Express Concern About Ukraine's Judicial Reforms After Delay

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:05
Western diplomats have expressed concern over Ukraine's delay in implementing recently passed judicial legislation that is seen in Washington and Brussels as crucial to improving the nation's rule of law and cleaning up corruption.
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Judicial Reform in Ukraine

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:05
The United States, together with the Government of Ukraine, civil society, and other international partners, all recognize that judicial reform is critical to strengthening the rule of law and attracting foreign investment to Ukraine.
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Russia decision to close OSCE Observer Mission at 2 Russian border checkpoints: UK statement

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:05
Ambassador Neil Bush says that the UK deplores Russia's decision to unilaterally close the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk.
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Human rights in illegally annexed Crimea: UK statement

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:05
UK Deputy Ambassador Deirdre Brown condemns human rights violations by Russia in illegally annexed Crimea, including the recent detention of 5 Crimean Tatars.
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China Plans to Launch Experimental Reactor That May Revolutionise Atomic Energy Industry

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 03:48
Should the experiment prove to be successful, it might give a strong impulse to President Xi Jinping's declared plans to make China's energy generation carbon neutral by 2060.
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Naval Group starts the deconstruction of a third French nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine in Cherbourg

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 03:48
The deconstruction program for France's former nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (ex-SSBNs) which was launched in September 2018 at the Naval Group site in Cherbourg passed a new milestone on Thursday, September 9, 2021.
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