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Experts see big holes in cluster bomb ban
Experts see big holes in cluster bomb ban
An agreement banning cluster bombs has cheered human rights campaigners, but powerful military states are refusing to join it and experts say the...
Australian troops 'scorned' for low-risk missions
Australian troops 'scorned' for low-risk missions
Australian infantry soldiers are ashamed of their low-risk missions in Iraq and Afghanistan and are scorned by troops of other nations, two...
UN: Russia shot down Georgian spy plane
UN: Russia shot down Georgian spy plane
The United Nations said on Monday that a Russian air force plane shot down an unmanned Georgian spy drone over Abkhazia last month, strengthening...
Saakashvili leads vote, opposition cries foul
Saakashvili leads vote, opposition cries foul
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili declared victory on Thursday in a parliamentary election that the opposition said was rigged in his favour...
Big guns roll through Red Square once more
Big guns roll through Red Square once more
Seventeen years have gone by since T-90 tanks last rolled across the historic cobbles of Moscow's Red Square. But on Friday they were back -- with...
Georgia says it's 'very close' to war with Russia
Georgia says it's 'very close' to war with Russia
Russia's deployment of extra troops in the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia has brought the prospect of war "very close", a minister of...
Russia shows off upgraded nuclear bomber
Russia shows off upgraded nuclear bomber
Russia showed off on Tuesday the first modernised Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber, which a senior air force official said would help Moscow match...
Blast kills 15 Afghans in east of country
Blast kills 15 Afghans in east of country
A suspected suicide bomber killed 15 Afghans and wounded 14 more in eastern Afghanistan, close to the border with Pakistan on Tuesday, a Nato...
Four killed by bomb at Danish mission in Pakistan
Four killed by bomb at Danish mission in Pakistan
A bomb went off outside the Danish embassy in the Pakistani capital on Monday killing at least four people and wounding several, officials...
US mulls thousands more troops for Afghan war
US mulls thousands more troops for Afghan war
The Pentagon is considering sending up to 7 000 more United States troops to Afghanistan next year to make up for a shortfall in contributions...
Canadian minister quits over security lapse
Canadian minister quits over security lapse
The Canadian Foreign Minister Maxime Bernier, dubbed "Bumbling Bernier" by his critics, resigned on Tuesday after admitting that he left sensitive...
Running mate sought as Obama shifts gear
Running mate sought as Obama shifts gear
Democratic party officials disclosed on Thursday that Barack Obama has sanctioned a hunt for a vice-presidential candidate, a further sign that he...

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