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  1. News - World - DEFENCE

    Canberra defends posting of US marines to Australia under newly signed deal

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:11pm by AFP

    ... the US is carrying out air strikes and humanitarian aid to combat jihadist Islamic State (IS) fighters, although Canberra has offered support for humanitarian efforts. Speaking yesterday ...

  2. News - World - DEFENCE

    US decision to stop procuring antipersonnel mines hailed, but bolder steps urged

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:54am by Reuters

    ... was moving in the right direction but that it had not gone far enough. "It makes little sense to acknowledge that the weapons must be banned due to the humanitarian harm they cause, and yet ...

  3. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan, Australia discuss closer military ties and submarine deal in Tokyo talks

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... of their troops through more joint drills, humanitarian assistance programmes, disaster relief and projects to ensure maritime security. The ministers agreed on joint basic research for marine ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    China’s military vulnerability revealed in search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:28pm by Reuters

    ... to arrange during peace-time humanitarian efforts- such as the search for MH370 or during anti-piracy patrols off the Horn of Africa- but moments of tension or conflict are another matter. “If ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    Chinese troops join US-Thailand Cobra Gold military exercises

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 12:37pm by Minnie Chan, DARREN WEE

    ... troops is limited to humanitarian relief drills, including providing engineering support and medical aid. But Beijing-based naval expert Li Jie said the PLA's involvement ...

  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    North Korea fires two medium-range missiles after rivals' three-nation security talks

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:15pm by AP

    ... cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga called the launches “extremely problematic” but he said Tokyo would go ahead with the planned talks with Pyongyang as they are set to discuss humanitarian issues. ...

  7. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US moves closer to reviving bases in Philippines as part of focus on Asia

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:18pm by Raissa Robles

    ... the US and Philippine navies, the implications of the US military's rebalance to the Pacific, and the importance of naval engagement and co-operation for humanitarian assistance and disaster ...

  8. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US wants to step up military role in the Philippines

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... short-term visits by US military forces for joint training, humanitarian work and disaster response. A new arrangement would allow US forces to visit for longer periods and be stationed on Philippine ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's new long-distance military plane to 'enhance global reach'

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 02:57pm by AFP

    ... of up to 4,400 kilometres, to “enhance its global power projection ability”. The aircraft will allow China’s military to end its dependence on the Russian-made Il-76, a mainstay of humanitarian ...



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