UPDATE 1-Japan hosts first fully-fledged arms show looking for an edge in tech

(Adds name of arms show in second paragraph) By Tim Kelly TOKYO, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Japan’s first ever fully fledged arms show opened on Monday, creating a forum that Japan’s government hopes will help it tap technology it needs to counter threats posed by China and North Korean. Some 200 protesters gathered near the

Tanzania: Besigye – We Will Not Let Up in the Fight for Change, Democratic Space

The perennial Uganda presidential contender was arrested on October 28 after yet another violent confrontation with the police on his way to a meeting of Forum for Democratic Change party. He spoke with Julius Barigaba on various issues, including allegations that he has been meeting Rwandan President Paul Kagame. What is your reading of the

President Xi Says ‘Show No Mercy’ To Cracking Down On China’s Muslim Minority

New York Times: 5 Takeaways From the Leaked Files on China’s Mass Detention of Muslims HONG KONG — Internal Chinese government documents obtained by The New York Times have revealed new details on the origins and execution of China’s mass detention of as many as one million Uighurs, Kazakhs and other predominantly Muslim minorities in

Mike Turner: GOP congressman calls new details about Trump revealed in impeachment testimony ‘alarming’

“Well, of course, all of that is alarming. As I’ve said from the beginning, I think this is not okay. The President of the United States shouldn’t even in the original phone call be on the phone with the president of another country and raise his political opponent,” Rep. Mike Turner, an Ohio Republican, told

He was shot 5 times at the El Paso Walmart and spent 2 months at hospitals. This is his fight to get back his life

But at the soccer practice, the head coach of the El Paso Fusion Soccer Club was moving slowly and he limped. “It’s very frustrating. I want to do things that I can’t, that I need to ask for help, that I need to have somebody help me,” Calvillo said. “It’s hard, but I need to

Prince Andrew: There was ‘no indication’ that Jeffrey Epstein was doing anything wrong

“At the time there was no indication to me or anybody else that that was what he was doing,” he said in an interview with BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis that aired Saturday. “And certainly, when I saw him in the United States… or when I was staying in his houses in the United States, there

U.S. Marine Corps’ new heavy-lift helicopter completes ALE-47 chaff flare testing – Defence Blog

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) reported that the new CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter has surpassed 500 flight hours and completed AN/ALE-47Airborne Countermeasures Dispenser System testing. “CH-53K test aircraft “K-4” surpassed 500 flight hours while completing ALE-47 chaff flare testing this week,” the NAVAIR message states. The AN/ALE-47 Airborne Countermeasures Dispenser System is

Philippines: Duterte says life taking toll on his health | News

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that life is taking its “toll on my health”, as speculation swirls over the 74-year-old’s prolonged absences from the public eye. Duterte cut short a trip to Japan last month because he was suffering from “unbearable pain” in his spine after a recent motorcycle accident, and has not spoken

Werner G. Doehner, the Last Hindenburg Survivor, Dies at 90

Werner G. Doehner, the last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster, which killed three dozen people in 1937, died on Nov. 8 at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, N.H. He was 90. His death was confirmed by his son, Bernie Doehner, who said his father died from complications of pneumonia. Werner Doehner was 8 years

The last survivor of the Hindenburg disaster has died, family says

Doehner, 90, passed away at a hospital in Laconia, New Hampshire, on November 8, his son, Bernie Doehner, told CNN. Werner Doehner was 8 years old on May 6, 1937, when the infamous airship went up in flames and crashed in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 people. Doehner’s sister and father were among them. Sixty-two