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US Senate passes annual defence policy bill, veto threatened

WASHINGTON, Jun 18 (Reuters) The US Senate passed an annual defence policy bill today that authorises some 600 billion dollars in defence spending for the 2016 fiscal year and starts reforms that could help curb costs over the long run. As voting ... United News of India, 1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

US House rejects measure to force vote on Islamic State fight

Washington: The U.S. House of Representatives rejected an amendment to a defence bill on Thursday that would have forced lawmakers to vote on a formal authorisation for the use of military force against Islamic State. The House voted 231 to 196 to ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
Pakistan Today

US Senate passes $612b defence policy bill

Over White House objections, the Senate passed a $612 billion defence policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round of base closures and makes it harder for President Barack Obama to close the prison for terror suspects at ...
 Pakistan Today1 month ago US Senate passes $612bn defence policy bill  DAWN Group1 month ago House passes $612 bn defence policy bill opposed by Obama  Qatar Tribune2 months ago
The Express Tribune

US House rejects imposing stricter limits on aid to Pakistan

Amendm­ent to defenc­e bill would have blocke­d funds going toward Pakist­an if it violat­es any condit­ions for aid PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE The US House of Representatives defeated a proposal on Thursday to prevent the Obama ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago
Reuters India

Philippines hopes to spend record amount on defence

THE Philippines is proposing to spend a record 25 billion pesos ($757 million) next year to purchase frigates, surveillance planes and radars to improve surveillance and detection in the South China Sea, officials said yesterday. The funds to ...
 Brunei Times1 week ago Philippines earmarks $552 mn for defence amid sea row  Qatar Tribune1 week ago Philippines proposes record $757 million defence spending next year  Asiaone1 week ago Philippines proposes record $552m defence spending  The Gulf Today1 week ago

Government Warned Over 'Snooper's Charter'

The author of a new review into surveillance by UK intelligence agencies has warned the Government not to "ram through" the so-called Snooper's Charter, saying that doing so would undermine "proper democratic principles". Speaking to Sky News ...
 Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland2 weeks ago Government Warned Over Snooper's Charter  Cyber Parse2 weeks ago
New Zealand Herald

'Jane Does' want Bill Cosby's testimony released

Two of Bill Cosby's accusers have joined a court bid to have his full testimony from a 2005 sexual-battery lawsuit unsealed. Beth Ferrier and Rebecca Neal say the deposition excerpts released last week mention them but don't paint the whole ...
 New Zealand Herald2 weeks ago

New bill sets jail term up to 20 years for 'Jihad'

The Attorney General's Office has overhauled a first draft of a draconian anti-terrorism bill and specified some 14 offences as acts of terror, including joining or attempting to leave the Maldives to join a war in a foreign country. The new ...
 Minivan News3 weeks ago

Nkandla spending is a vulgar farce

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's incredible assertion a week ago that he did not know who had authorised the construction of 21 SANDF houses a kilometre from President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla resident has angered some of his ANC party colleagues. The ... weeks ago

Energy drinks banned but only on paper, not on shelf

Monster energy drink was banned in May. A clutch of energy drinks rejected by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) over a month ago is still being prominently displayed and sold in stores across the country. While a top ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
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