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Top German diplomat Gabriel warns of new NATO-Russia arms race

Concerned about a Russian military build up in the Baltic region and its western borders, Germany’s top diplomat warned about a new arms race on Thursday.

Concerned about a Russian military build up in the Baltic region and its western borders, Germany’s top diplomat warned about a new arms race on Thursday.

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Sweden reintroduces military service

Officials say it is because of what Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist calls a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden.

Officials say it is because of what Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist calls a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden.

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Cobra Gold: a taste of the jungle

About 100 US Marines joined a “jungle survival” class on Friday (February 17) as part of a 10-day joint military exercise in Thailand designed to teach them the essence of how to survive in the tropic

About 100 US Marines joined a “jungle survival” class on Friday (February 17) as part of a 10-day joint military exercise in Thailand designed to teach them the essence of how to survive in the tropic

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Russia and Germany hold talks on Crimea tensions

Amid rising tensions over Crimea, Germany and Russia’s top diplomats have held talks in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg.

Amid rising tensions over Crimea, Germany and Russia’s top diplomats have held talks in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg.

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We will respond to NATO Baltics activity, says Russia

A convoy of US military vehicles arrived in Latvia on Monday after starting a tactical march from Germany as part of a military exercise, reported Reuters news…

A convoy of US military vehicles arrived in Latvia on Monday after starting a tactical march from Germany as part of a military exercise, reported Reuters news…

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Russian attack jets "buzz" US destroyer

The United States military has strongly condemned the close “flybys” by two Russian warplanes. The aircraft staged what looked like simulated attack

The United States military has strongly condemned the close “flybys” by two Russian warplanes. The aircraft staged what looked like simulated attack

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'Blitzkrieg' threat from Pyongyang over US-South Korea war games

It is not war. But on the increasingly tense Korean peninsula it certainly looks like it. US and South Korean troops have been staging a mock

It is not war. But on the increasingly tense Korean peninsula it certainly looks like it. US and South Korean troops have been staging a mock

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Iran threatens Israel with new missile tests

Iran carried out two new ballistic missile tests on Wednesday morning in defiance of renewed threats of sanctions from the United States. Missiles

Iran carried out two new ballistic missile tests on Wednesday morning in defiance of renewed threats of sanctions from the United States. Missiles

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A second deadly avalanche in French Alps kills five soldiers

Five French soldiers have died and eight others injured in an avalanche in the Alps. All were members of the French Foreign Legion and were part of a

Five French soldiers have died and eight others injured in an avalanche in the Alps. All were members of the French Foreign Legion and were part of a

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Avalanche kills five soldiers in French Alps

An avalanche has claimed the lives of five soldiers who were training off piste at the Valfréjus station in the French Alps, not far from the Italian

An avalanche has claimed the lives of five soldiers who were training off piste at the Valfréjus station in the French Alps, not far from the Italian

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North Korea: Kim Jong Un warns Seoul in New Year message

North Korean leader delivers New Year message Talks of “ruthless holy war” No mention of nuclear arms or programme The leader of North Korea has

North Korean leader delivers New Year message Talks of “ruthless holy war” No mention of nuclear arms or programme The leader of North Korea has

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NATO showcases military might amid multiple threats on its borders

NATO and its allies have been staging their biggest military exercises in more than a decade. Trident Juncture boasts 36-thousand troops from over

NATO and its allies have been staging their biggest military exercises in more than a decade. Trident Juncture boasts 36-thousand troops from over

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NATO flexes muscles in Southern Europe

36,000 NATO personnel gathered in Southern Europe to practice their biggest military exercise in over a decade.

36,000 NATO personnel gathered in Southern Europe to practice their biggest military exercise in over a decade.

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Russian military exercise in Crimea

The Russian military carried out a large exercise on the Crimean peninsula, territory annexed by Moscow in March 2014. Both naval and ground forces

The Russian military carried out a large exercise on the Crimean peninsula, territory annexed by Moscow in March 2014. Both naval and ground forces

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US soldiers parade in Poland

US soldiers, returning from the Baltic States to their base in Vicenza, Italy, passed through Polish territory They stopped in the city of Rzeszow

US soldiers, returning from the Baltic States to their base in Vicenza, Italy, passed through Polish territory They stopped in the city of Rzeszow

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NATO: biggest military exercise in 13 years

NATO is launching its biggest military exercise in 13 years, mobilising 36,000 soldiers, sailors and air crews from more than 30 countries to test

NATO is launching its biggest military exercise in 13 years, mobilising 36,000 soldiers, sailors and air crews from more than 30 countries to test

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China: joint exercises planned for South China Sea

China says it is willing to hold joint exercises with other Southeast Asian countries in the disputed South China Sea. Regional relations have been

China says it is willing to hold joint exercises with other Southeast Asian countries in the disputed South China Sea. Regional relations have been

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Show of strength from South Korea and the US

South Korean President Park Geun-hye attended a joint live fire drill between the South Korean and US militaries. The manoeuvres come at an uncertain

South Korean President Park Geun-hye attended a joint live fire drill between the South Korean and US militaries. The manoeuvres come at an uncertain