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  1. US missile shield a damp squib: expert

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... decision to build a national missile-defence system. 'The defensive abilities of such a system have been greatly exaggerated. I doubt it can be successfully implemented,' Professor Lin ... Ray Cheung in Beijing A top mainland rocket expert has expressed doubt over the effectiveness of Washington's planned missile shield. Lin Jin, a senior researcher with the China ...

  2. A shot in the dark?

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Recent reports that North Korea might be preparing to launch a long-range missile in the direction of the United States have refocused international attention on efforts by the US and other countries to develop a system for destroying incoming ballistic missiles. There have been signs that Pyongyang was preparing to launch an updated Taepodong-2 with an estimated ...

  3. Diplomatic dangers loom with Son of Star Wars push

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Washington's European allies. In a bid to win over worried allies, the US has dropped the word 'national' from the missile defence project and is now offering the system to as many friendly ... project since the atom bomb. The idea is to develop and deploy a defensive umbrella to track and destroy incoming ballistic missiles heading towards the US. It emerged from the Strategic Defence ...


    Space to be the next frontier for China's air force

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 04:31am by Minnie Chan

    ... Zhuhai airshow takes off, J-31 fighter makes debut This target came after the Centre for National Defence Policy, a part of the PLA's Academy of Military Sciences, released a report in April ... for military superiority in space and ramped up their efforts to develop offensive and defensive space weapons," the report said. It said that some space superpowers had developed all-weather, ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    It's time to chuck Hagel: Obama pressures Pentagon chief into stepping down

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 10:41pm by AP

    ... as the president's national security team has been battered by multiple foreign policy crises, include the rise of Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. At a White House ceremony Obama said Hagel had ... suggested he had been pushed out, while Obama's critics said Hagel had become frustrated. Watch:  US Defense Secretary Hagel tenders his resignation While Obama has sought to consolidate ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin opens up on his private life and family in an interview

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... Of course, they live in Moscow. We meet at home." According to unconfirmed reports this summer, Maria was forced to flee her home in the Netherlands after a missile allegedly supplied by Moscow downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people, mostly Dutch nationals. The mayor of the Dutch city of Hilversum, which lost several inhabitants in the July 17 ...

  7. Sport - Rugby - INTERNATIONALS

    Wales had to buckle under pressure, says triumphant Steve Hansen

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 09:12am by Reuters, Agence France-Presse

    ... Agencies in London All Blacks race away in final 10 minutes as mighty defensive effort takes its toll on hosts; while Ireland edge Australia, England defeat Samoa and Argentina beat France ... defensive effort against us this year", former Wales coach Hansen said composure under pressure proved the difference. "It’s called a test match because it’s a test of both your physical ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea threatens to hold fourth nuclear test after UN human rights ruling

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 02:07pm by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Nation's move comes as it claims United States hostility led to approval of landmark UN resolution on human rights violations, which includes idea leader Kim ... programme, because that could put the country a step closer to the goal of producing warheads small enough to mount on a missile capable of reaching the US. ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN committee votes to hold North Korea accountable for human rights abuses

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 11:24pm by AP

    ... Korea abuse probe The world's boldest effort yet to hold North Korea and leader Kim Jong-un accountable for alleged crimes against humanity has moved forward at the United Nations, where ... Nations are acting to protect the people of North Korea when their own government fails to do so," the head of the commission of inquiry, retired Australian judge Michael Kirby, said. Human ...

  10. News - World - EUROPE

    Nato warns of Russian troop and armament build-up inside Ukraine

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 08:50pm by AFP

    ... the anti-aircraft missile which downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine in July, killing 298 people. As the race to defuse the conflict steps up, the European Union on Monday agreed ... series of expulsions of diplomats which has further heightened tensions between the 28-nation EU and its vast eastern neighbour. In an interview with a German broadcaster that aired on Monday, ...




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