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British Minister visits Defence Ministry; lauds Pakistan' efforts for peace

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th May, 2022 ) .British Minister for the Armed Forces, James Stephen Heappey MP, alongwith delegation called on Secretary Defence, Lieutenant General (R) Mian Muhammad Hilal Hussain and appreciated Pakistan' efforts for peace and said Pakistan has played a key role in the war against terrorism.
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Japan says China, Russia jets flew nearby as Quad met

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
... bloc met in Tokyo, the Japanese defence minister said. Tokyo, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th May, 2022 ) .Chinese and Russian fighter jets carried out joint flights near Japan on Tuesday as leaders of the Quad bloc met in Tokyo, the Japanese defence minister said.
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Russian defender of 18th-century Crimea proposed for sainthood

FX Empire 24 May 2022
(Reuters) – Russia’s defence minister has proposed that 18th-century tsarist general Alexander Suvorov, revered for repelling Turkish attacks against Crimea and crushing a revolutionary movement in Poland, be made a saint in the Russian Orthodox Church ... told TASS news agency.
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Beijing ‘needs to understand’ Biden’s ‘simple message’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 24 May 2022
... Ukraine right now and attacking Taiwan, we need to let them know there’s resolve to act in Taiwan’s defence," Mr Shoebridge told Sky News host Chris Kenny.
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Khawaja Muhammad Asif assures NA to make efforts for release of Agha Siraj on parole

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th May, 2022 ) .Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Tuesday assured the National Assembly to make efforts for the release of Acting Governor Sindh Agha Siraj Durrani on ...
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Khwaja Asif condemns police raid at Nasira Javed's residence

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th May, 2022 ) .Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Tuesday condemned the police raid at the residence of Justice (Retd) Nasira Javed Iqbal, the daughter-in-law of National poet Allama Iqbal, in search of her son Senator Walid Iqbal of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
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Three Turkish Soldiers Killed, 4 Injured in Operation in Northern Iraq - Defense Ministry

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
ANKARA (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 24th May, 2022) Three Turkish soldiers were killed and four others injured during Ankara's anti-terrorist operation against militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.
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People gather around the wreckage of a drone aircraft which Houthi rebels claimed to have shot down, in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday, May 23, 2022.
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Downed drone in Yemen’s capital kills three

Al Jazeera 24 May 2022
The health minister in the rebel Houthi administration that runs Sanaa said another three people were injured on Monday when the drone landed in a commercial area, the official news agency reported. In a statement, the Houthis said that their air defence system downed the drone ...
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Albanese government will have to ‘confront difficult choices’ on how to deal with China

The Daily Telegraph Australia 24 May 2022
... emphasis, emphasising more soft power issues like environmental issues rather than hard-edge defence,” Mr Watson told Sky News Australia.
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Japan says it scrambled jets after Russian, Chinese warplanes neared airspace during Quad

FX Empire 24 May 2022
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan scrambled jets after Russian and Chinese warplanes neared its airspace on Tuesday, when Tokyo was hosting the leaders of the Quad grouping of countries, Defence Minister ...
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Daesh attacks kill 12 civilians in Iraq

Middle East Monitor 24 May 2022
At least 12 civilians were killed in a spate of attacks by the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq on Tuesday, according to local authorities, Anadolu News ...
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Ukraine's intelligence chief 'fully confirms' Putin has cancer

AOL 24 May 2022
Kyrylo Budanov, the head of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, told Ukrainian news outlet Pravda that ...
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British advisor says Typhoon jets to be delivered to Qatar in August – QNA

FX Empire 24 May 2022
(Reuters) – An advisor for the British defence ministry, Air Marshal Martin Elliot Sampson, told Qatar’s state news agency (QNA) on Monday ...
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Rwanda deportation plan is ‘unlawful’, campaigners claim

AOL 24 May 2022
Some 9,330 migrants have reached the UK after navigating busy shipping lanes from France in small boats like dinghies since the start of 2022, according to analysis of Government data by the PA news agency. There were 252 people who made the crossing in seven boats on Monday, Ministry of Defence figures show. .
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Saudi foreign minister reiterates Kingdom’s position on Israel

Arab News 24 May 2022
DAVOS ...I’ve addressed that several times in the past and nothing has changed in how we view the subject ... (AN Photo). The murder of Al Jazeera’s veteran news anchor, Shireen Abu Akleh, in Palestine at the hands of Israeli defence forces was also brought up as the panel called for a thorough investigation ... ....

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