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November 16, 2018 2:52 PM EU CIVIL WAR: Netherlands hits back at Macron's EU Army plot

THE NETHERLANDS has rejected the idea of a European army backed by French leader Emmanuel Macron and his German counterpart Angela Merkel. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said joining an EU military force would be a step too far. He said: "The idea of a European Army goes way too far for the Netherlands. NATO is and remains the cornerstone of our defence 25

November 16, 2018 2:49 AM World War 3 fears GROW as Chinese President demands ‘preparations for fighting a WAR’

CHINESE President Xi Jinping has ordered his country’s military to “concentrate preparations for fighting a war” as the People’s Army announces plans to “break the passive situation and completely control warfare” by adopting a more aggressive posture. It has built or expanded a number of artificial islands of which military facilities, including airstrips 8

November 15, 2018 1:56 AM World War 3: US could LOSE a future war with Russia or China

THE US could lose a potential future war with Russia, China or other countries due to a loss in military advantage according to a new report delivered to the US Congress. A report by the National Defence Strategy Commission warned the US military no longer has a global advantage and could lose the next conflict it is in. The report said: "The US military 6

November 14, 2018 2:20 PM Russia ‘blocked crucial transmissions during NATO exercise’ in Europe

RUSSIAN hackers jammed vital satellite transmissions in a bid to disrupt extensive NATO wargames in Northern Europe, according to security officials from Finland and Norway. The Finnish region of Lapland and northern parts of Norway close to the Russian border were affected by the blackouts with the Norwegian regional airline Widerøe confirming its pilots 8

November 13, 2018 10:06 AM UFOs spotted off Irish coast under investigation

The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating reports of bright lights and UFOs off the south-west coast of Ireland. It began at 06:47 local time on Friday 9 November when a British Airways pilot contacted Shannon air traffic control. She wanted to know if there were military exercises in the area because there was something "moving so fast". The pilot 10

November 13, 2018 2:14 AM World War 3: Russia INTERFERED with GPS during NATO war games, Finland warns

RUSSIA has been accused by the Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä of deliberately interfering with GPS signals during a large-scale NATO military exercise held in Norway in October and November. Moscow was infuriated by the NATO war games, which involved 50,000 troops from 29 NATO countries, as well as Sweden and Finland. Finnish authorities noticed 7

November 12, 2018 9:09 PM Mysterious 'high speed' UFO spooks THREE pilots

A mysterious unidentified flying object - described as a "bright light" and moving at "astronomical speeds" - has baffled officials and sparked alien conspiracy theories. The Irish Aviation Authority have launched an official investigation into the event, after several sightings of the same unexplained object. Incredible audio has been released of the moment 10

November 12, 2018 12:48 PM Russia denies claim it meddled with Finnish GPS during NATO war games

The so-called Trident Juncture was the largest NATO exercise in decades and involved 31 countries - including non-member allies. Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila revealed on Sunday that air navigation services across the country had to issue traffic warnings due to the interruption last week, which is believed to have been deliberate. Norway posted 9

November 12, 2018 4:51 AM UK to sell ‘UNLIMITED’ amount of military equipment to China in MASSIVE rebuke to Trump

A UK DEFENCE company is preparing to sell an “unlimited quantity of goods” to the Chinese military according to reports, including advanced radar technology and tracking systems, in a possible challenge to the Trump administration which has imposed massive sanctions on the country. The revelation was made by the South China Morning Post, based on information 8

November 12, 2018 2:02 AM US economic CRISIS: US will spend more on debt than the MILITARY by 2023, report reveals

THE US will spend more on interest payments for its colossal debt than the military by 2023, according to shocking new figures, raising questions about the long-term stability of the American economy. The worrying figures were released by the Congressional Budget Office which tracks spending by the US government. Last year the US spent $263billion (£203billion) 11