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‘No will’ to fight ISIS? US Defense Sec blasts Iraqi troops
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has lashed out at the Iraqi army, which last week abandoned the major central city of Ramadi, as well as millions of dollars’ worth of equipment, to the Islamic State, despite reportedly outnumbering the jihadists 10-to-1.

24.05.2015 20:45

U-turn? Netanyahu suspends Israeli bus ban for Palestinians within hours
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suspended a ban on Palestinians from the West Bank taking Israeli bus routes to return home, just hours after the plan was approved by his defense minister.

20.05.2015 05:29

Explosive risk: Takata recalls almost 34 mn cars in US due to faulty airbags
Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp has issued the largest product recall in the US history on Tuesday to fix faulty air bags in 33.8 million cars, including Honda and Toyota makes. The move comes after pressure from American regulators.

20.05.2015 01:33

Russia stops transit of NATO military cargo to Afghanistan
Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has revoked a decree that allowed delivery of NATO military equipment to Afghanistan through Russian territory.

18.05.2015 22:34

​Germany, France & Italy sign EU drone program, challenge US, Israeli alternatives
Germany, France and Italy have agreed to start a European drone program aimed at reducing reliance on US and Israeli technology. The first EU-tailored drone is expected to be operating by 2025.

18.05.2015 12:54

​Okinawa governor demands suspension of Osprey flights after deadly Hawaii crash
Okinawa’s governor has demanded flights of all Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft be suspended following a deadly crash in Hawaii, as public concerns over the further deployment of the aircraft in Japan gain momentum.

18.05.2015 08:59

9 killed in rival biker gang shootout in Texas
At least nine people have been killed and 18 injured in a shootout between rival biker gangs outside the Twin Peaks Restaurant in Waco, Texas. The brawl quickly escalated from fists to gunfire despite police, aware of possible trouble, being at the scene.

17.05.2015 21:29

‘Robotic carrier pigeons’: US mini-drones can eavesdrop & pick up enemy subs
US military researchers have presented a new mini-drone, which can be used on civil missions and in war. The toy-sized "Cicada" is capable of picking up enemy submarines, or eavesdropping on troops.

16.05.2015 08:57

Google’s self-driving cars to begin testing… with drivers
Google will start test drives of 25 prototype self-driving cars on California public roads this summer. Contrary to last year’s company statements, they will have steering wheels, brakes and accelerators as well as drivers in case the software goes wrong.

15.05.2015 20:37

'Meter of armor': Armata’s next supreme 152mm gun to sport super-piercing shell
Russia’s new T-14 Armata tank is going to get an even more powerful armament, as the next version of the main battle tank will be armed with previously rumored 152mm gun, revealed the official in charge of the defense industry.

14.05.2015 08:03

Honda recalls further 4.9mn vehicles with Takata airbags as safety crisis grows
Honda has announced it would recall an additional 4.9 million cars worldwide with airbags made by Takata due to a potential safety hazard. The airbags are in all Honda vehicles and have led to at least six deaths in accidents in the US and Malaysia.

14.05.2015 10:18

Lucky escape: Police officer dragged along by car as suspect drives off (VIDEO)
A US police officer escaped potentially serious injuries after a suspect drove off with him clinging to the car. The officer was called out to a shoplifting incident, but the accused had other ideas – driving off, with the officer literally in tow.

14.05.2015 06:42