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# military - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end on 31 August
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Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end on 31 August

Jul 8th 2021, 10:43 PM 10,839 Views 22 Comments

The US is seeking to end a war that has lasted nearly 20 years.

# military - Saturday 3 April, 2021

'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'
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'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 28,708 Views 22 Comments

More needs to be done to help veterans who previously served in the Defence Forces, the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel has said.

# military - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges
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Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges

Nov 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 24,767 Views 37 Comments

The findings recommended 19 soldiers be investigated by police for possible charges, including murder.

# military - Thursday 17 September, 2020

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RAF fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft near UK airspace

Sep 17th 2020, 10:44 PM 44,292 Views 37 Comments

It marks the third time in six days the Typhoons have been scrambled in response to Russian planes.

# military - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Covid-19 forces socially distanced celebrations for National Services Day
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Covid-19 forces socially distanced celebrations for National Services Day

Updated Sep 5th 2020, 4:00 PM 36,848 Views 43 Comments

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee will lay a wreath at a ceremony in Dublin.

# military - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

New Zealand military to control borders after two new cases of Covid-19 confirmed
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New Zealand military to control borders after two new cases of Covid-19 confirmed

Jun 17th 2020, 7:11 AM 44,606 Views 52 Comments

A 24-day run with no new cases was broken yesterday when it emerged two women who recently arrived from Britain were allowed out of quarantine.

# military - Monday 16 March, 2020

Simon Coveney criticises WhatsApp messages about lockdown that are spread 'deliberately to cause panic'
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Simon Coveney criticises WhatsApp messages about lockdown that are spread 'deliberately to cause panic'

Mar 16th 2020, 10:53 AM 81,644 Views 88 Comments

No: that WhatsApp message about a military lockdown, that went viral at the weekend, is not true.

# military - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'
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Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

Dec 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 19,460 Views 56 Comments

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

# military - Monday 18 November, 2019

International Criminal Court may investigate British military over war crimes allegations
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International Criminal Court may investigate British military over war crimes allegations

Nov 18th 2019, 8:39 AM 12,884 Views 22 Comments

A BBC Panorama programme claims that killings of civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq have been covered up.

# military - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

US soldier arrested for sharing bomb-making instructions and discussing bombing TV station
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US soldier arrested for sharing bomb-making instructions and discussing bombing TV station

Sep 24th 2019, 8:03 AM 8,102 Views 2 Comments

The discussions in a Facebook group chat also mentioned targeting presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke.

# military - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Call to restore pre-crash allowances to 'stop members of Defence Forces leaving in droves'
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Call to restore pre-crash allowances to 'stop members of Defence Forces leaving in droves'

Jun 12th 2019, 6:06 PM 20,516 Views 34 Comments

There were 256 discharges in the first four months of 2019.

# military - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

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At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan

Jun 4th 2019, 9:36 AM 9,020 Views 7 Comments

Hundreds of people were also injured when a sit-in was forcefully broken up by the military.

# military - Friday 12 April, 2019

Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?
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Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?

Apr 12th 2019, 12:19 PM 10,014 Views 3 Comments

The country’s president Omar-al-Bashir was removed from power and detained by the army yesterday.

# military - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect
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US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect

Jan 22nd 2019, 3:13 PM 20,860 Views 91 Comments

The high court today reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

# military - Sunday 13 January, 2019

This new online game will train military, police and peacekeepers in soft skills
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This new online game will train military, police and peacekeepers in soft skills

Jan 13th 2019, 9:30 AM 11,186 Views 6 Comments

It’s planned that Gaming for Peace will be available to military, police and civilian personnel in EU missions.

# military - Sunday 6 January, 2019

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Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing

Jan 6th 2019, 5:41 PM 17,117 Views 24 Comments

The military said Friday that Al-Qaeda operative Jamal al-Badawi was believed to have been killed in a precision strike in Yemen.

# military - Monday 12 November, 2018

Luke Ming Flanagan: If we are heading for an EU army what does that mean for Irish neutrality?
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Luke Ming Flanagan: If we are heading for an EU army what does that mean for Irish neutrality?

Nov 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 25,213 Views 130 Comments

As EU military and defence spending skyrockets, Ireland’s commitment to defence co-operation compromises its neutrality, writes Luke Ming Flanagan, MEP

# military - Friday 17 August, 2018

Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral over €79 million
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Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral over €79 million

Aug 17th 2018, 6:57 AM 26,992 Views 54 Comments

Trump had ordered the show of air power after being impressed by France’s Bastille Day parade last year.

# military - Saturday 23 June, 2018

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea
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US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

Jun 23rd 2018, 12:15 PM 7,240 Views 34 Comments

The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

# military - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

'It's like we have no border': Donald Trump vows to deploy military to the US-Mexico border
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'It's like we have no border': Donald Trump vows to deploy military to the US-Mexico border

Apr 3rd 2018, 6:50 PM 15,289 Views 70 Comments

Trump made his latest comments during a White House meeting with Baltic leaders.

# military - Saturday 24 March, 2018

New Trump order will ban most transgender troops from serving in US military
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New Trump order will ban most transgender troops from serving in US military

Mar 24th 2018, 8:25 AM 13,999 Views 58 Comments

Trump’s push for a ban, announced in a tweet last summer, has been challenged in the courts.

# military - Thursday 1 March, 2018

'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons
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'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons

Mar 1st 2018, 3:09 PM 24,978 Views 156 Comments

Putin made the comments during his state of the nation speech today.

# military - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Trump asks for large-scale military parade through Washington to showcase US strength
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Trump asks for large-scale military parade through Washington to showcase US strength

Feb 7th 2018, 6:54 AM 20,918 Views 81 Comments

Critics attacked the move, with one congressman saying Trump was acting “more like dictator than president”.

# military - Thursday 21 December, 2017

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border
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North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

Dec 21st 2017, 6:54 AM 20,227 Views 23 Comments

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

# military - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'
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Tanks seen heading towards Harare after army chief's warning to Mugabe over 'treacherous shenanigans'

Nov 14th 2017, 6:15 PM 15,818 Views 18 Comments

President Robert Mugabe’s decision to fire his vice president has led to political uncertainty.

# military - Friday 3 November, 2017

Bowe Bergdahl receives dishonourable discharge, avoiding prison time after deserting US army post
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Bowe Bergdahl receives dishonourable discharge, avoiding prison time after deserting US army post

Nov 3rd 2017, 5:06 PM 20,857 Views 41 Comments

The US soldier deserted his Afghanistan post only to be held captive by insurgents for five years.

# military - Saturday 28 October, 2017

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'
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US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Oct 28th 2017, 11:33 AM 14,586 Views 37 Comments

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

# military - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son
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Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son

Oct 18th 2017, 8:29 PM 18,404 Views 92 Comments

Hours earlier, Trump denied the claims that were made, saying that he had proof.

# military - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Limerick homes evacuated as Army Bomb Disposal Team explode grenade found in the area
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Limerick homes evacuated as Army Bomb Disposal Team explode grenade found in the area

Oct 17th 2017, 10:45 AM 12,364 Views 6 Comments

The grenade was discovered in the vicinity of a private residence on the Pennywell Road.

# military - Thursday 28 September, 2017

On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign
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On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign

Sep 28th 2017, 6:20 AM 25,104 Views 28 Comments

Defence Minister Paul Kehoe announced a new Permanent Defence Force general service recruitment competition.

# military - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military
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'Cruel decision': Trump signs order barring transgender people from US military

Aug 26th 2017, 1:02 PM 15,742 Views 90 Comments

Trump has said he did the Pentagon a “great favour” by banning transgender troops.

# military - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops
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Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops

Jul 27th 2017, 1:09 PM 14,562 Views 191 Comments

The US president said yesterday that the military cannot be ‘burdened’ with the medical costs and ‘disruption’ involved.

# military - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military
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'An appalling attack': Trump criticised for saying transgender people can't serve in US military

Jul 26th 2017, 4:10 PM 48,886 Views 314 Comments

It is estimated that as many as 15,000 transgender people work in the US military.

# military - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Children among 120 passengers on board missing Myanmar military plane
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Children among 120 passengers on board missing Myanmar military plane

Jun 7th 2017, 2:26 PM 25,105 Views 22 Comments

Debris has been found in the search for the plane, which was carrying soldiers and their relatives.

# military - Monday 1 May, 2017

Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX launch and then land its first rocket for the US military
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Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX launch and then land its first rocket for the US military

May 1st 2017, 4:15 PM 15,081 Views 29 Comments

It was carrying a payload for the US agency that makes spy satellites.

# military - Friday 21 April, 2017

US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack
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US forces say they have killed man responsible for Istanbul nightclub attack

Apr 21st 2017, 9:36 PM 11,755 Views 14 Comments

The attack on1 January left 39 people dead.

# military - Friday 14 April, 2017

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago
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Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago

Apr 14th 2017, 2:17 PM 30,149 Views 19 Comments

In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.

# military - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch
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North Korea's latest missile test 'explodes' upon launch

Mar 22nd 2017, 7:07 AM 17,426 Views 22 Comments

North Korea is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes.

# military - Monday 6 March, 2017

US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues
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US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues

Mar 6th 2017, 7:46 AM 19,335 Views 25 Comments

Photos of veterans and other women were also allegedly shared, some of which were taken without their knowledge.

# military - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Warning of 'extreme risk' to citizens as the battle for Mosul rages on
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Warning of 'extreme risk' to citizens as the battle for Mosul rages on

Jan 24th 2017, 8:51 AM 9,310 Views 10 Comments

The UN has warned about the risk to citizens in the battle-torn city.

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