Home / Activity (page 5)

Activity

Sample category description goes here

Britain backs France’s EU defence force plan

Britain backs France's EU defence force plan

The UK is backing a French plan to establish a European intervention force, a British minister said on Saturday. With Brexit underway, the plan would provide Britain a means of maintaining defence ties with the continent. “We’re very keen to support President Macron in this initiative,” junior defence minister Frederick …

Read More »

German conservatives urge defense spending hike

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives called on Thursday for defense spending to rise to 1.5 percent of economic output by 2021, well above the 1.27 percent rate contained in the budget of Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, a Social Democrat. Either proposal would leave Germany still far short of a NATO target …

Read More »

Indian Sales Push Israeli Defense Export To $9.2 Billion

Indian Sales Push Israeli Defense Export To $9.2 Billion

Sales of the Barak missile system and other weapons deals with India have pushed Israeli defense exports to an all-time high of $9.2 billion in 2017. Israel’s defense exports increased by 40 percent since 2016 with more sales to Asia Pacific region.   Read More: http://www.defenseworld.net/news/22456/Indian_Sales_Push_Israeli_Defense_Export_to_All_time_High_of__9_2_Billion#.WuwbGqSFPcc

Read More »

Cameroon has forcibly returned 385 refugees to Nigeria

Cameroon has forcibly returned 385 refugees to Nigeria

A United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) report reveals, Cameroon has forcibly returned 385 refugees to Nigeria this year, most of them in the past month. his despite the country’s commitment as recently as 2017 to facilitate the safe return of Nigerian refugees fleeing Boko Haram violence.   Read More: https://issafrica.org/iss-today/cameroons-forced-returns-put-nigerian-refugees-at-risk

Read More »

New Military Base being established by Turkey in Hakkari

On March 28, security sources stated that Turkish military is establishing a new military base in a high-altitude area of the southeastern province of Hakkari as part of counter-terrorism operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The military base is being established by Turkish forces at Mt. Balkaya, at …

Read More »

Turkey to welcome Azerbaijani Defense Minister

Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov has left for Ankara for an official visit at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Nurettin Canikli. During the visit, it is planned to hold meetings with the military and political leadership and heads of other state structures of Turkey.   Read More: http://menafn.com/1096666177/Azerbaijani-defense-minister-leaves-for-Turkey

Read More »