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US looking for ways to defend satellites citing threats from China, Russia

Washington, May 18 (UNI) The United States is seeking ground and space based capabilities to defend its satellite network, pointing to alleged threats posed by rapidly advancing China and Russia, The New York Times reported on Friday, citing Pentagon officials.

More specifically, the United States is looking for tools that would make it possible to both defend its satellite network from being attacked and to disrupt or disable enemy spacecraft in orbit, the report said.
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Death toll from Israeli strikes in Gaza Strip surpasses 37,500

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22 Jun 2024 | 6:15 PM

Doha, June 22 (UNI) The death toll from Israeli strikes in the Gaza Strip since October 7, 2023, when the Israel-Hamas conflict escalated, has risen above 37,500, the enclave's health ministry said on Saturday.

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US pledges support to Israel in event of war with Hezbollah

22 Jun 2024 | 5:56 PM

Washington, June 22 (UNI) Washington has reassured Israel of its complete support in the event of a full-fledged war with the Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah, CNN reported on Saturday, citing an undisclosed high-ranked US official.

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Canadian court upholds decision to put two Sikh separatists on no-fly list

22 Jun 2024 | 5:44 PM

New Delhi/Ottawa, June 22 (UNI) The Canadian federal court of appeal has upheld the decision to keep two Sikhs separatists on the country's no-fly list, with the judge stating that there are "reasonable grounds" to believe the two men will endanger transportation security or use air travel to perpetrate terrorism.

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34 killed in refugee shipwreck near Italian coast

34 killed in refugee shipwreck near Italian coast

22 Jun 2024 | 5:43 PM

Rome, June 22 (UNI) Bodies of 14 migrants were recovered in the Ionian Sea off the southern coast of Italy, which brings the total death toll from this week's refugee shipwreck to 34, Italian news media reported on Saturday, citing coastal guard services.

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ADB approves 250 mln USD loan for sustainable investment in Pak

22 Jun 2024 | 5:26 PM

Islamabad, June 22 (UNI) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement for a 250 million U.S. dollar policy-based loan to assist Pakistan's sustainable investments in infrastructure and services through public-private partnerships, the ADB said in a statement.

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