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ComPol to arrive today

FBC News 24 Jul 2021
Police Commissioner, Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho is expected to arrive today after graduating from the world renowned Royal College of Defence Studies in London.
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Over 140 Palestinians hurt in clashes with Israel troops: medics

Beijing News 24 Jul 2021
More than 140 Palestinians were hurt Friday in clashes with Israeli troops in the flashpoint West Bank village of Beita, medics said, during protests against an illegal Israeli settlement outpost ... ALSO READ ... Israel's defence ministry said it would study the area to assess whether it could, under Israeli law, be declared state land ... Source. News24 ....
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Scores hurt after Israeli troops attack Palestinian protest

The New Arab 23 Jul 2021
More than 140 Palestinians were injured on Friday by Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Beita, medics said, during protests against an illegal Israeli settlement outpost ... Israel's defence ministry said it would study the area to assess whether it could, under Israeli law, be declared state land ... ....
photo: AP / Majdi Mohammed
File - A Palestinian demonstrator hurls back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli forces during protest against the West Bank Jewish outpost of Eviatar that was rapidly established last month, at the Palestinian village of Beita, near the West Bank city of Nablus, Friday, July 2, 2021.
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Dozens of Palestinians hurt in confrontations with Israeli forces

Al Jazeera 23 Jul 2021
More than 140 Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli troops in the flashpoint village of Beita in the occupied West Bank, medics have said, during protests against an illegal Israeli settlement outpost ... Israel’s defence ministry said it would study the area to assess whether it could, under Israeli law, be declared state land ... .
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UK scientists back Covid boosters as study finds post-jab falls in antibodies

The Observer 22 Jul 2021
The UCL Virus Watch study found that antibodies generated by two doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines started to wane as early as six weeks after the second shot, in some cases falling more than 50% over 10 weeks ... a further 4,500 participants in the study.
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Universe 25: The Mouse "Utopia" Experiment That Turned Into An Apocalypse

IFL Science 22 Jul 2021
In this study, he took four breeding pairs of mice and placed them inside a "utopia" ... "For an animal so simple as a mouse, the most complex behaviors involve the interrelated set of courtship, maternal care, territorial defence and hierarchical intragroup and intergroup social organization," he concluded in his study.
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Exploring the theories of security and strategic studies

The Times of India 22 Jul 2021
The Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala recently signed an MoU with Army War College, Mhow (MP) to offer Postgraduate Diploma in Security and Strategy ... Other than this, the University also offers two-year MA (Defence and Strategic Studies) and PhD for others.
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Israeli Defence Ministry studying investigation into NSO Group

MENA FN 22 Jul 2021
(MENAFN - IANS) New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Israeli Defence Ministry is studying the investigation into NSO Group, Defence Minister Benny Gantz said Tuesday after it was revealed that the ... .
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Biophysicists target mechanism that makes Zika virus so dangerous

Technology Org 22 Jul 2021
A new study by University of Alberta biophysicists has revealed how a rare structure forms within RNA from the Zika virus that makes it resistant to our bodies’ immune systems ... Our cells are full of enzymes called RNases that chew up—or degrade—RNA from invading viruses as part of our cells’ defences against infection.
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Olympic opening ceremony director fired for Holocaust joke

The Siasat Daily 22 Jul 2021
Tokyo ... Organizing committee president Seiko Hashimoto said opening ceremony director Kentaro Kobayashi has been dismissed ... Also Read. Israeli defence ministry studying investigation into NSO Group ... You can also download our app for Android and iOS. .
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UAE hand in selecting 400 UK mobile phone numbers for spying

The Siasat Daily 22 Jul 2021
London ... The UAE is one of 40 countries that had access to the NSO spyware that is able to hack into and secretly take control of a mobile phone ... John Chipman, the chief executive of the defence thinktank the International Institute for Strategic Studies, which runs an annual conference in Bahrain, one of the UAE’s allies, The Guardian said ... .
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Blood flow restriction emerges as the hot new fitness trend among Olympians

The Irish Times 22 Jul 2021
No, there is no outbreak of cuts ... Since that study, a number of independent researchers have confirmed the potential benefits of restricting blood flow during exercise. Shawn M Arent, chair of the department of exercise science at the University of South Carolina, is currently conducting a study on its effects for the defence department ... .
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3-day National Integrated Maritime Strategy implementation workshop held

Ghana Web 21 Jul 2021
The National Security Coordinator, Maj Gen ... Dr Angela Lamptey, Executive Director, Center for Strategic and Defence Studies, Africa (CSDS AFRICA) speaking on the sidelines of the workshop called for National Security and the Ghana Maritime Authority to give primacy to the development of Strategic Communications for the NIMS. .
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Cooperation and Development Strategies: Angola Hosts the Conference of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP)

GlobalResearch 21 Jul 2021
Established in 2011 and biennial in nature, the José Aparecido de Oliveira prize, named after one of the main creators of the CPLP, honors personalities and institutions that stand out in the defence, appreciation and promotion of principles and values and community objectives, as well as in carrying out studies and related research work.
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Even as Ardern signals alignment with US, New Zealand still seeks to maintain distance

The Observer 20 Jul 2021
New Zealand has long prided itself on having an “independent” foreign policy that charts a middle path between great powers ... It also raises the question ... Kiwi wars ... Read more ... Read more ... According to David Capie, director of New Zealand’s Centre for Strategic Studies, “There isn’t a deep conversation about foreign and defence policy” in New Zealand ... .
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