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Trump gives North Korea ‘final warning’

Trump warns North Korea of ‘fire and fury’ Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump issued an apocalyptic warning to North Korea on Tuesday, saying it faces “fire and fury” over its missile program, hours after US media reported Pyongyang has successfully miniaturized a nuclear warhead. “North Korea …

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Pentagon, S.Korea review missile size guidelines

Washington, United States | AFP | The Pentagon is working with South Korea to review guidelines governing the size of missile warheads Seoul can deploy, an official said Monday, setting the stage for the South to boost its missiles’ power. Current guidelines limit the destructive capabilities of South Korea’s own …

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US, South Korea conduct live-fire exercise after N.Korea ICBM test

Washington, United States | AFP |  The US and South Korean militaries conducted a live-fire exercise using surface-to-surface missiles in response to North Korea’s test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the US Army said Friday. The joint exercise, which occurred Saturday morning South Korea time, came shortly after officials said …

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US to test anti-missile system in Alaska

Washington, United States | AFP |  The US military is preparing to conduct another test of a missile-intercept system in Alaska, the Pentagon said Monday, amid continued tensions with North Korea over its ballistic missile program. Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said a routine test of the Terminal High …

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US launches first anti-IS air raids in Libya’s Sirte

Tripoli, Libya | AFP | US warplanes Monday carried out air strikes on positions of the Islamic State jihadist group in its Libyan stronghold of Sirte for the first time, the country’s unity government announced. “The first American air strikes on precise positions of the Daesh (IS) organisation were carried …

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Big deal

By Independent Team   Inside UPDF purchase of Russian fighter jets and missiles On April 5, 2010 the Russian leading business daily newspaper Vedomotsi reported that the Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport had entered a contract to supply the Ugandan government with eight Su-30-MK2 fighter jets and missiles in probably …

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