Wednesday, 21 November 2018
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Student leader who vowed to paint over mural to WWI's 'white men' resigns her post

Added: 20.11.2018 14:08 | 9 views | 0 comments

A university students' union president who sparked outrage when she called for a mural in memory of First World War soldiers to be painted over has stood down from her role.

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PNG security forces storm parliament over Apec pay dispute

Added: 20.11.2018 7:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

Police and soldiers smash windows and furniture over bonuses for last week's summit, lawmakers say.

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Papua police storm parliament over Apec pay

Added: 20.11.2018 7:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Police and soldiers smash windows and furniture over bonuses for last week's summit, lawmakers say.

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Trump says he loves the military, but he keeps insulting its members

Added: 20.11.2018 6:13 | 12 views | 0 comments

(CNN)For a president who professes to revere the US military more than any of his predecessors, Donald Trump gets entangled in a lot of scrapes that raise doubts about the sincerity of his admiration. He has feuded with war heroes and the relatives of fallen soldiers, sparked controversy by ducking remembrance observances and been accused of using the troops to advance his political goals. He's said he knows more about ISIS than the generals do. The President's latest spat with an admired military figure is with retired Adm. William McRaven, the architect of the daring special forces raid into Pakistan that killed al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in 2011, acting on CIA intelligence. This...

Chelsea Pensioners' verdict on WW1 VR experience

Added: 19.11.2018 13:19 | 16 views | 0 comments

Nothing to be Written is a VR experience about field postcards sent home by soldiers during WW1.

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Ernst defends troop deployment to border as good "real-life training"

Added: 18.11.2018 17:25 | 22 views | 0 comments

Ernst, elected to this week to be a member of Senate leadership, defended the deployment of troops to the southern border, saying it is good skill-building for soldiers' future missions

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As China-U.S. friction rises, their armies hold joint disaster drills

Added: 17.11.2018 9:54 | 7 views | 0 comments

Soldiers from China and the United States wrapped up a week of joint disaster relief drills on Saturday, in a display of cooperation against a backdrop of worsening ties between the two countries over trade, the disputed South China Sea and self-ruled Taiwan.


Migrants won't see armed soldiers on border

Added: 17.11.2018 2:19 | 8 views | 0 comments

As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.


A soldier says a stranger’s Christmas card got him through Vietnam. He just met the sender

Added: 17.11.2018 0:23 | 3 views | 0 comments

John Metzler was fighting in the Vietnam War when he got a letter from a girl he didn't know thanking him for his service


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