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FINLAND CANCELS MAJOR INTERNAT...

Finland said Monday it was cancelling a large-scale military exercise planned for next year involving 20,000 troops from 13 countries due to the conronavirus pandemic. Finnish military chiefs had als...

EX DEFENCE MINISTER APPOINTED ...

Mali's ruling military junta on Monday appointed former defence minister Bah Ndaw president of a new transition government in the Sahel country, announcing the choice on national television. Accordin...

TAIWAN SCRAMBLES FIGHTERS OVER...

Taiwan said it scrambled fighters and deployed anti-missile systems Monday after Chinese military jets entered its air defence zone for the fourth time in five days.Two Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine pla...

EX DEFENCE MINISTER APPOINTED ...

Mali's former defence minister Ba N'Daou has been announced as president of a new transition government, the leader of the Sahel state's ruling military junta said on national television Monday. Acco...

CAMEROON TROOPS JAILED 10 YEAR...

Four Cameroonian soldiers were sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for the execution-style killings of two women and their children in a region where the army is fighting jihadists.A fifth soldier...

CAMEROON TROOPS JAILED FOR 10 ...

Four Cameroonian soldiers were sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison and another to two years for the execution-style killings of two women and their two children in a region where the army is fight...

AIRBUS AIMS FOR HYDROGEN POWER...

Airbus is aiming to put the world's first hydrogen-powered commercial plane into service by 2035, the European aircraft maker's boss said in remarks published Monday.Hydrogen is a clean fuel, emittin...

BAILOUT WILL KEEP AIR FRANCE K...

Bailouts provided to Air France-KLM by the French and Dutch governments will keep the airline flying less than a year, its CEO Benjamin Smith said Monday and evoked the possibility of injecting new c...

HOLLYWOOD ACTION CLIPS SPOTTED...

A high-octane PR video for China's airforce crashlanded on social media after users questioned why the world's second-largest military power spliced clips from Hollywood blockbusters "Transformers" a...

TEN CHAD SOLDIERS KILLED IN BO...

Ten Chadian soldiers were killed while attacking a base of the Boko Haram Islamist group in the Lake Chad region, the province's secretary-general told AFP on Saturday.Seven soldiers were also injure...

LEBANON ARMY SURVEYS 85,000 BU...

Lebanon's army said Saturday it has carried out a survey of more than 85,000 dwellings, businesses and other building units damaged by the massive Beirut port blast last month.The August 4 explosion ...