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Homemade APC: Iraqi blacksmith builds armored vehicle to fight ISIS (VIDEO)
A homemade Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) is not something you usually find in a backyard. RT visited an Iraqi blacksmith, who has been working 10 hours a day for 2 months, to help Kurdish fighters stop Islamic State militants.

19.10.2014 07:36

​Sweden deploys troops near Stockholm due to alleged underwater threat
Sweden’s armed forces have deployed planes and ships in the waters near the country’s capital due to possible “foreign underwater activity” in the Stockholm archipelago, said the country’s military.

18.10.2014 10:01

​Anthem to arms: Man performs Star-Spangled Banner with gun
For many people in the United States, guns are as patriotic as apple pie – so using them to play the Star-Spangled Banner may be just about the most American thing there is to do.

18.10.2014 02:26

America’s troubled anti-IS coalition: Can BRICS be a possible middleman?
As the anti-IS coalition struggles to stay together can BRICS be a balancing factor that can keep the members unruffled against a common threat?

17.10.2014 12:47

From Mars Mission to navigation satellites to N-capable missiles: India scores big scientifically
After last month’s success of its maiden Mars Orbiter Mission, India has just notched up two more back-to-back scientific feats on October 16 and 17, both of which will beef up Indian military might in a big way.

17.10.2014 12:40

Turkey offers to train, equip Syrian rebels in fight against ISIS
Turkey is offering to help train and equip Syrian rebels on its own soil in order to help combat Islamic State militants, a Turkish minister announced Thursday. A report also claimed that Ankara has approved American drone flights from a key airbase.

17.10.2014 03:18

Third-grader's anti-violence speech interrupted by deadly gunfire
Third-grader Nyeeam Hudson was offering a passionate anti-violence poem at a community center in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday when gunfire rang out at a nearby housing complex, resulting in the shooting death of a young man.

16.10.2014 17:24

​Very vicious circle: UK govt hypes terror threat its policies create
If the UK government really sought to keep the nation safe from terrorism, it would stop meddling in the internal affairs of Mideast states instead of hyping the Islamic terror threat, and at the same time, doing everything for it to be in place.

16.10.2014 12:50

US tanks arrive in Latvia to ward off ‘perceived’ Russian threat (VIDEO)
US tanks have arrived in Latvia as NATO flexes its muscles in an apparent show of strength towards Moscow. The machines are being deployed across the Baltic States and Poland over the next two weeks and will be used for training exercises.

16.10.2014 11:42

The Islamic State and Kurdish Nationalism
Despite massive support from the US-led coalition, the Syrian border town of Kobani is still besieged by ISIS jihadists while the Turkish Army remains steadfastly standing still just across the Syrian border.

16.10.2014 11:01

CIA classified review: Covertly arming insurgents doesn’t work
Arming insurgencies around the world has rarely worked for the CIA without direct support from Americans on the ground, according to a still-classified agency review of the practice conducted during debate over arming rebels in Syria.

15.10.2014 16:23

Shocking: Huge rise in UK police use of Tasers
The use of Tasers by British police has continued to skyrocket, according to new figures published by the Home Office on Wednesday. However, there remains little clarity on why the weapons are increasingly used.

15.10.2014 15:27

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