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Syrian army forces make fresh gains in Dara'a, raise flag in another town

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Naval Group and the Fleet Support Service sign a new contract for the operational maintenance of the French Navy's nuclear attack submarines

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 03:48
Naval Group and the Fleet Support Service have signed a contract for the operational maintenance of the French Navy's nuclear attack submarines (SSN) which will be in force for over three years and is worth several hundred million euros
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Russian Gov't Allocates $60Mln to Produce Soyuz Spacecraft for Tourist Flights

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 03:48
The Russian government has allocated more than 4.4 billion rubles ($60.6 million) to space company Glavkosmos, a subsidiary of the Roscosmos state corporation, for the production of a rocket and spaceship for tourist flights by 2024.
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S. Korea Plans to Launch Solid-Propellant Space Launch Vehicle in 2024, Defence Ministry Says

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 03:48
South Korea's Institute for Defense Analyses managed to carry out successful firing tests of a solid-propellant engine for a new space launch vehicle already on 29 July, paving way for commercial launches of this type of rockets to start as early as in 2024, the defense ministry said on 16 September.
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SpaceX Crew of Amateurs Orbits Earth

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 03:48
The first all-civilian crew of astronauts is now orbiting the Earth after the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched them into space in spectacular fashion late Wednesday.
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£110m investment for frontline radio communications

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 03:48
A £110 million contract has been awarded to deliver the new Defence Strategic Radio Service (DSRS) to critical military operations.
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Who Will Succeed Angela Merkel as Germany's Chancellor?

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 03:48
On September 26 Germans will go to the polls in a federal election to apportion seats in the Bundestag and decide who will succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor. Marking the end of the Merkel era, many view this electoral contest as Germany's most important election in decades.
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USS Hershel "Woody" Williams Arrives in Namibia

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 03:48
The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel "Woody" Williams (ESB 4) arrived in Walvis Bay, Namibia for a regularly scheduled port visit, Sept. 15, 2021.
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