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“Brazilian senator SHOT after driving BULLDOZER into military police protest…”

“A Brazilian politician was hit by rubber bullets after he tried to use a construction vehicle to disperse military policemen who were protesting for better salaries. Former governor of the Ceara State on Brazil’s northeastern coast and current Senator Cid … Continue reading

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“…Duterte confirms US-Philippines military collaboration agreement is toast”

“Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is “terminating” the Visiting Forces Agreement, which provides legal immunity to US military drills, in retaliation for the US canceling the visa of a political ally and fellow drug-warrior… Enraged by the US decision to cancel … Continue reading

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“Air Force suicides surged last year to highest in 3 decades”

“Suicides in the active-duty Air Force surged last year to the highest total in at least three decades, even as the other military services saw their numbers stabilize or decline, according to officials and unpublished preliminary data. The reasons for … Continue reading

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“Russian, Turkish military specialists among hundreds killed & injured in Syria’s Idlib terrorist attacks – Moscow”

“Terrorists took over the Idlib de-escalation zone and carried out thousands of attacks in the last two months, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement, adding that the West is portraying them as “moderate opposition.”… In December 2019 there were … Continue reading

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“German army lacks infantry fighting vehicles, some soldiers forced to use CARS during drills – media”

“The shortage of operational infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) in the Bundeswehr is now so bad that soldiers are officially advised to use cars during training, a media report claims. Confidential army documents obtained by the Bild newspaper suggest that military units lacking … Continue reading

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“‘Million-Man March’ kicks off in Baghdad to demand US troop pullout…”

“A massive demonstration –called for by a prominent Shia cleric– has flooded the streets of the Iraq’s capital Baghdad, with thousands voicing their anger at the US military presence there. Early on Friday morning, throngs of protesters – men and … Continue reading

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“Chinese nationals arrested for allegedly photographing U.S. military base”

“Two Chinese students were arrested on Jan. 4 for taking pictures on a U.S. military base in Key West, Florida. Yuhao Wang and Jielun Zhang, students who attend the University of Michigan, appeared in federal court on Monday on charges … Continue reading

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