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November 24, 2018 10:54 PM Top Mali jihadist Amadou Koufa killed in French raid

One of Mali's top jihadist leaders has been killed in a raid by French forces, the Malian army says. It says Amadou Koufa died in Friday's operation in the central Mopti region. France earlier suggested that Koufa might be among about 30 Islamists "put out of action" in the raid. The radical preacher is described as a senior member of the Jamaat Nusrat 43

November 23, 2018 10:55 PM Bear Grylls tests Gareth Southgate in TV mission

England football manager Gareth Southgate has become the latest star to go on a mission into the wilderness with TV action man Bear Grylls. Grylls will be seen testing the seemingly unflappable England boss on his "composure and poise under pressure" in an ITV special. Southgate took the "ultimate challenge" on "some of the country's most rugged, unspoilt 45

November 23, 2018 3:21 PM EU ARMY: Merkel ‘tone deaf’ as she UNDERMINES 70 years of peace with push for EU army

PLEDGE host Maajid Nawaz has criticised French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for their “tone deaf” attitude to an EU army as a centralist European army is a “scary idea.” Earlier this month Emmanuel Macon announced that France’s need for a European army stemmed from the need to protect themselves from China, Russia and the United 74

November 23, 2018 5:01 AM Vladimir Putin reveals he WILL fire nuclear weapon 'sparking global catastrophe'

VLADIMIR Putin says he will be ready and prepared to fire a nuclear weapon, if Russia is subject to an incoming missile attack. It is no secret that Putin feels a world without Russia "will not be the same". In a personal interview with the Russian leader on Amazon Prime documentary “World Order”, Mr Putin discusses the controversial topic of Russia’s 59

November 21, 2018 10:30 PM World War 3: Iran issues chilling warning to US 'Your aircraft carriers are our TARGETS!'

IRAN has threatened to target US military bases and warships with missile strikes as tensions between Tehran and Washington reach boiling point. Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Amirali Hajizadeh said US bases in Afghanistan, the UAE and Qatar, as well as US aircraft carriers operating in the Gulf, were all within the range of Iranian missiles 73

November 21, 2018 3:29 PM Macron and Merkel’s dream of ‘European army’ DESTROYED

A DEFENCE expert has dismissed Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron’s plans for a ‘true European army’ stating it will not happen for a “few decades” at least after the leaders called for an increase in protection against external threats. On Monday EU Foreign and Defence ministers had agreed upon joint military operations between countries to develop medium-range 67

November 21, 2018 11:34 AM Russia's hypersonic 6th-generation FIGHTER JET 'accidentally' REVEALED

RUSSIA is secretly building a hypersonic 6th-generation fighter jet as President Vladimir Putin continues to flex his military muscle. Moscow's sixth generation combat aircraft will be hypersonic and its first flight is scheduled as early as 2025. Pictures of the new jet emerged after it was "accidentally" revealed by a local TV channel, Zvezda. It will be able to travel 59

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 93

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 63

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 69