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#Military

# military - Sunday 18 December, 2011

More than 440 wounded during clashes in Egypt
# Military
# Military

More than 440 wounded during clashes in Egypt

Dec 18th 2011, 3:06 PM 1,247 Views 2 Comments

Military police have been shown in video footage dragging women by the hair, even stripping the shirt off one veiled woman, and ferociously beating, kicking and stomping on protesters.

# military - Monday 5 December, 2011

Manny Pacquiao promoted to lieutenant colonel by Philippine military
# Promotion
From The42
# Promotion

Manny Pacquiao promoted to lieutenant colonel by Philippine military

Dec 5th 2011, 1:27 PM 977 Views 0 Comments

The boxer has been further rewarded, after winning a seat in the country’s parliament last year.

# military - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack

Nov 26th 2011, 12:27 PM 898 Views 5 Comments

Pakistan has blamed NATO for the attack on the Afghanistan border last night.

# military - Monday 21 November, 2011

More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes
# Egypt
# Egypt

More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes

Nov 21st 2011, 4:19 PM 732 Views 0 Comments

The violence continues in Cairo this afternoon, with 24 people confirmed dead so far. This is the most sustained challenge yet to Egypt’s military rule.

# military - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

In pictures: What is China building in the Gobi desert?
# Mystery
# Mystery

In pictures: What is China building in the Gobi desert?

Nov 15th 2011, 10:56 AM 11,175 Views 45 Comments

A bizarre series of huge structures have appeared on satellite images in a remote area of China…

# military - Monday 7 November, 2011

Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today

Nov 7th 2011, 7:51 AM 381 Views 0 Comments

Two British soldiers were killed and a pizza deliveryman injured in the shooting at an army barracks in March 2009.

# military - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

Nov 3rd 2011, 9:41 PM 211 Views 3 Comments

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

# military - Friday 21 October, 2011

Obama: All US troops will leave Iraq by end of the year
# Iraq War
# Iraq War

Obama: All US troops will leave Iraq by end of the year

Oct 21st 2011, 8:20 PM 334 Views 16 Comments

The US president has declared an end to the Iraq war, with only security guards to remain in the country.

# military - Monday 17 October, 2011

Kenyan military is moved into Somalia
# Somalia
# Somalia

Kenyan military is moved into Somalia

Oct 17th 2011, 9:24 AM 514 Views 3 Comments

The move comes after a spate of abductions in Kenya that are suspected to involve Somalia’s al-Shabab militants.

# military - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

US military to officially repeal ban on openly gay personnel
# Military
# Military

US military to officially repeal ban on openly gay personnel

Sep 20th 2011, 8:08 AM 611 Views 11 Comments

The Pentagon says it is ready for the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy concerning gays serving openly in the military, which has been in place for almost two decades, to come to an end.

# military - Friday 2 September, 2011

Column: ‘When the adrenaline is racing, you never feel tired’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘When the adrenaline is racing, you never feel tired’

Sep 2nd 2011, 7:40 AM 26 Views 9 Comments

Patrick, an Irish explosives specialist in South Lebanon, describes his working day defusing IEDs on the Blue Line.

# military - Thursday 11 August, 2011

US military to trial world's fastest-ever plane
# Zooooooom
# Zooooooom

US military to trial world's fastest-ever plane

Aug 11th 2011, 2:52 PM 833 Views 17 Comments

The Falcon HTV-2, which will be launched at 3pm Irish time, can travel at 13,000mph – that’s Dublin to NYC in 14m 42sec.

# military - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

China tests first aircraft carrier as Taiwan unveils an 'aircraft carrier killer'
# China
# China

China tests first aircraft carrier as Taiwan unveils an 'aircraft carrier killer'

Aug 10th 2011, 2:47 PM 535 Views 3 Comments

China’s new ship is a refurbished former Soviet carrier. Taiwan meanwhile has unveiled a missile today which it says can destroy aircraft carriers.

# military - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld
# Rumsfeld
# Rumsfeld

Second torture case being brought against Rumsfeld

Aug 9th 2011, 12:06 PM 420 Views 6 Comments

Former US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld faces lawsuits over claims he is personally responsible for the alleged torture of US citizens by US forces.

# military - Monday 11 July, 2011

US suspends aid to Pakistan military over fears of extremist collusion
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US suspends aid to Pakistan military over fears of extremist collusion

Jul 11th 2011, 9:52 AM 675 Views 1 Comment

Some $800million is being withheld as tensions between the ‘war on terror’ allies continue to ratchet up.

# military - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court
# DADT
# DADT

Banning the ban: US must let gay people serve in military, says court

Jul 7th 2011, 3:01 PM 362 Views 10 Comments

A panel of judges has ruled the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ ban on open homosexuality must end immediately.

# military - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

The exit begins: 10,000 US troops to leave Afghanistan within a year
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

The exit begins: 10,000 US troops to leave Afghanistan within a year

Jun 22nd 2011, 10:12 AM 349 Views 3 Comments

A decade on, the US president is expected to announce this evening that thousands of American troops will be pulled out of the Afghan war by summer 2012.

# military - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Defence Forces Ombudsman says public sector moratorium affecting redress
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Defence Forces Ombudsman says public sector moratorium affecting redress

Jun 21st 2011, 11:55 AM 471 Views 8 Comments

Annual report’s highlights are available in four languages after a record number of international visitors to the Ombudsman’s website.

# military - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Chinese forces restore calm after weekend of rioting
# China
# China

Chinese forces restore calm after weekend of rioting

Jun 14th 2011, 7:06 PM 247 Views 2 Comments

Hundreds of workers rioted at the weekend after a pregnant woman was allegedly assaulted by security guards.

# military - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Thousands take to streets of Cairo for "second revolution" in Egypt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Thousands take to streets of Cairo for "second revolution" in Egypt

May 28th 2011, 1:41 PM 205 Views 0 Comments

The demonstrators were calling for Egypt’s military rulers to speed up the pace of democratic reforms in a country that is still charting its political future.

# military - Thursday 12 May, 2011

David Cameron at loggerheads with military chiefs over Afghanistan troop withdrawals
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

David Cameron at loggerheads with military chiefs over Afghanistan troop withdrawals

May 12th 2011, 9:05 AM 408 Views 1 Comment

British Prime Minister wants solders brought home from Afghanistan, but there is worry that his motivation is political rather than strategic.

# military - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Singapore soldier branded a 'softie' for letting his maid carry his bag
# Softie
From The Daily Edge
# Softie

Singapore soldier branded a 'softie' for letting his maid carry his bag

Apr 6th 2011, 10:37 AM 2,004 Views 0 Comments

The conscripted serviceman had received counselling following the incident, which saw his domestic helper shouldering his military rucksack

# military - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Army bomb disposal team called to device in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Army bomb disposal team called to device in Cork

Mar 30th 2011, 4:54 PM 881 Views 0 Comments

The Army’s Bomb Disposal Unit is summoned to an address in Cork City after a suspicious device is found inside a vehicle.

# military - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Blasts in Tanzania military depot kill at least 20
# Tanzania
# Tanzania

Blasts in Tanzania military depot kill at least 20

Feb 17th 2011, 4:03 PM 550 Views 0 Comments

The blasts forced local residents to flee the area as the government urged calm.

# military - Friday 14 January, 2011

Prime minister takes over in Tunisian 'internal coup'
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Prime minister takes over in Tunisian 'internal coup'

Jan 14th 2011, 7:59 PM 634 Views 2 Comments

President Ben Ali is forced to flee – probably to France – as the Prime Minister assumes power and ends weeks of riots.

# military - Thursday 23 December, 2010

US votes for nuclear arms treaty with Russia
# US
# US

US votes for nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Dec 23rd 2010, 12:25 PM 207 Views 0 Comments

Good day at the office for Obama as Senate approves his Russian treaty on the same day he signs the Repeal Act allowing gay men and women to openly serve in military.

# military - Sunday 22 August, 2010

Iran unveils drone bomber aircraft
# Iran Drone
# Iran Drone

Iran unveils drone bomber aircraft

Aug 22nd 2010, 12:03 PM 298 Views 0 Comments

Iran’s first unmanned military aircraft is unveiled one day after the country begins loading its nuclear reactor.

# military - Thursday 19 August, 2010

In numbers: the end of American combat troops in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

In numbers: the end of American combat troops in Iraq

Aug 19th 2010, 7:06 PM 408 Views 0 Comments

2710 days. 4,415 military casualties. 0 weapons of mass destruction.

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