Quick Glance: US General Milley Criticizes Trump Upon Retirement
- US General Mark Milley retires after a four-year tenure.
- Milley emphasizes that US troops take an oath to the Constitution and not to a 'wannabe dictator'.
- Milley made the statement during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall near Washington.
- Milley handed over command to General Charles Q. Austin.
Quick Glance: North Texas federal employees prepare for upcoming government shutdown
- Federal employees in North Texas seeking assistance from local food banks and community centers.
- A shutdown is unnecessary and avoidable, hopefully it doesn't happen.
- Sen. Patty Murray blocked the proposal but argued for continued pay for all federal workers.
- Ted Cruz would pause his paychecks in the event of a shutdown.
The military will provide help with analysis, logistics and explosives handling, the PM says.
Quick Glance: Swedish PM convenes army and police chiefs to address gang violence
- Sweden's prime minister has called for a meeting with the head of the armed forces and the police commissioner to tackle the increase in gang-related violence.
- At least 11 individuals have been victims of the violence in September.
- The opposition Social Democrats are advocating for a change in the law to allow military assistance in combating gang violence.
- The police estimate that approximately 30,000 people in Sweden are directly linked to gang crime.
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Quick Glance: Ukraine Exposes Russian Chaos Agents
- Ukraine has revealed Russian chaos agents to the world.
- Public support for Ukraine remains relatively stable ahead of the US elections.
- The American voter is not voting based on the Ukraine policy.
- President Trump will recognize that supporting the Ukrainian people and rebuilding Ukraine makes the most sense for the United States, Ukraine, and his own legacy.
Eleven dead in one month: In Sweden, violence between criminal gangs is ...
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Quick Glance: Swedish Prime Minister to Deploy Military Against Gang Crime
- Violence between criminal gangs escalates in Sweden with eleven deaths in a month
- Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson resorts to drastic measures
- Military to be called upon for assistance following recent clashes between rival gangs
- Wave of violence centered around the Foxtrot network: connections to fatal incidents
If they deviate from Kremlin propaganda, Russian military bloggers must expect ...
Hunters about Romania warning
Quick Glance: Romania warns of NATO confrontation with Russia
- Political scientist explains: Russian military bloggers face imprisonment and repression if they deviate from Kremlin propaganda
Quick Glance: US soldier Travis King undergoes medical evaluation after being released from North Korea
- Following his expulsion from North Korea, US soldier Travis King has been admitted to a US military hospital in Texas for medical evaluation.
- According to Army spokesperson Bryce Dubee, King is currently at the Brooke Army Medical Center on the base.
- On July 18, King ran from South Korea into North Korea and was immediately taken into custody by the North Korean authorities.
- It appears that North Korea treated his case as one involving illegal immigration.
Quick Glance: French Ambassador Leaves Niger as Relations Deteriorate Following Coup
- Confirmation of France's ambassador departing from Niger.
- French troops will also withdraw from the country.
- Departure comes after the military coup in July.
Quick Glance: Putin meets Ex-Wagner commander Andrei Troshev
- Troshev was a former aide of deceased Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin.
- He passed away after a brief march of Wagner troops on Moscow.
- President Putin assigned Mr Troshev to lead volunteer units in Ukraine.
- Mr Troshev now works in the defense ministry, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
Quick Glance: No Elections in Burkina Faso Before Safety is Ensured
- Burkina Faso's junta leader Ibrahim Traore states that elections will only take place when the country is safe.
- Ibrahim Traore, Burkina Faso's interim President, attends a meeting at the Russia-Africa summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Quick Glance: Burkina Faso Junta Thwarts Coup Plot
- Image caption: Capt Ibrahim Traoré seized power almost a year ago in Burkina Faso's second coup of 2022
- Shortly before, Capt Traoré stated that he remains resolute in leading the transition to democracy despite challenges and maneuvers.
- The widespread jihadist insurgency, originating from neighboring Mali in 2015, has complicated the timeline for civilian power transfer until next year.
Quick Glance: Thousands of Armenians Flee Nagorno-Karabakh
- Over 28,000 Armenians leave Karabakh
- Roads out of the enclave overwhelmed
- Death toll rises after fuel depot fire
- US urges Azerbaijan to allow observers and aid
Quick Glance: Australia Retires Taipan Helicopter Fleet Early After Accident
- Australia has decided to retire its Taipan helicopter fleet earlier than planned following a crash during a joint military exercise with the United States in July, resulting in the death of four Australian crew members.
- Defence Minister Richard Marles stated that the Taipan fleet will not resume flying operations before the previously scheduled withdrawal date in December 2024.
- In January, Australia announced the purchase of 40 Black Hawk military helicopters from Lockheed Martin (LMT.N) for an estimated value of AUD 2.8 billion ($1.80 billion).
- The Black Hawks will replace the Australian army's Taipan helicopter fleet, which has been plagued by maintenance issues for years.
Timor president says China military cooperation never discussed: Timor president says China military cooperation never discussed
Quick Glance: Exclusive: Timor president denies discussing military cooperation with China
- No military cooperation with China in diplomatic upgrade
- China offers funding options for East Timor
- No loans received from China
- Timor Leste aims for ASEAN membership and emphasizes neutrality and security
Quick Glance: 400 Jobs at Risk as Australia Retires Taipan Helicopters
- The retirement of the MRH90 Taipan military helicopters in Australia will result in the redundancy of 400 aerospace support workers.
- Following a fatal crash, the Taipan fleet was grounded until the findings of a detailed investigation are released.
- The fleet will not return to operation before the planned withdrawal date of December 2024, impacting the support workers.
- The withdrawal of the helicopters will render the support networks unnecessary.
Named after a mythical massive fish, the Haikun is Taiwan's first domestically made submarine.
Quick Glance: Taiwan unveils domestically made submarine, strengthening defense capabilities
- Taiwan reveals its first domestically developed submarine, a major milestone in strengthening defense against the Chinese navy.
- The submarine won't enter service for another two years, but it marks significant progress in the project.
- The indigenous submarine program has utilized expertise and technology from various countries.
- Taiwan aims to deploy at least two of these submarines by 2027 and potentially equip future models with missiles.
Quick Glance: Delay Expected for Mali Elections
- Mali's military junta announced the postponement of the elections in February for technical reasons.
- The election delay is another setback for the return to democratic rule after two coups.
- The junta stated that the delay is due to several factors, including a dispute with a French firm over a civil registry database.
- The junta will provide a new timeline at a later date.
Chief of Army Staff Gen Asim Munir on Wednesday said the Pakistan Army would continue to play its role in upholding peace and stability in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ... Show more
Quick Glance: KP Women Exhibit 'Resilience' in Face of 'Fight against Terrorism': Gen Munir
- Women in KP demonstrate their resilience despite the prolonged fight against terrorism.
- Gen Munir encourages women of the province to participate in the progress and development of KP and the newly merged districts.
- Pakistan Army will continue to fulfill its role in ensuring peace and stability in KPK to provide a secure environment for economic development.
The military junta in Mali has said it will postpone the presidential election that had been scheduled for February due to "technical reasons". Show more
Quick Glance: Nelson Mandela's Granddaughter Zoleka Mourned as She Passes Away at 43
- Zoleka passed away on Monday evening in the presence of friends and family.
- The office of the attorney general has initiated a criminal investigation against the officials responsible for managing the country's dam facilities.
- A fire that broke out at Nigeria's Supreme Court on Monday has reached a justice's office.
Quick Glance: Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Killed; No Comment from Moscow
- Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, Vice-Admiral Viktor Sokolov, killed in an attack in Sevastopol.
- Ukrainian special forces also killed 33 other officers.
- The exact number of casualties is still unclear.
- The Russian defense ministry states that one soldier is missing and was not killed.
Quick Glance: Review of Armed Policing Ordered by Home Secretary
- Home secretary orders investigation into armed policing.
- Fatal incident in south London: Unarmed Chris Kaba, 24, shot dead.
- Metropolitan Police officer appears in court.
- Concern among firearms officers about the impact of the charging decision.
Quick Glance: Fourth Bahraini soldier dies in Houthi drone attack near Saudi border
- Bodies of two Bahrain Defence Force officers killed in a Houthi drone attack near the Yemeni border arrive at Bahrain Royal Air Force Base in Jaw.
- Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement has been fighting the Saudi-led coalition since 2015, resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths and 80% of the population relying on aid.
- The drone attack comes after a period of relative calm in Yemen as negotiations gain momentum.
- It could disrupt talks between Saudi and Houthi officials, who have recently held another round of negotiations towards ending the conflict.
Quick Glance: Azerbaijani and Turkish Leaders Discuss Land Corridor via Armenia
- Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan hold talks
- Possible land corridor between Azerbaijan and Turkey via Armenia is hinted at
- Symbolic choice of location for talks worries Armenian authorities
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