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Front Page Last Updated: Jan 21, 2020 - 11:09:32 AM


Africa
CFA franc to be replaced by eco, but initial change is largely symbolic
Even if its first phase is likely to be heavier on symbolism than creating an overnight shift in economic policy, the creation of a new West African currency is a major step forward, with ramifications for populations and business across the region, write African Energy correspondents in Abidjan, Casablanca and Brazzaville

Jan 21, 2020 - 10:57:55 AM

Defence & Arms
Air Weapons: The Little Little UAV Killer
The U.S. Air Force recently successfully tested the APKWS II (Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System) laser guided missile fired from an F-16 fighter and shooting down a small UAV.

Jan 21, 2020 - 10:56:31 AM

Dysfunctions
In Unprecedented Move, NYC Bar Association Calls for Congress to Probe Attorney General for Partisan Bias
The NYC Bar's letter represents the first time it or any comparable association has called for an investigation into a sitting attorney general.

Jan 21, 2020 - 10:54:04 AM

Africa
Mali receives armoured vehicles from the UAE, EU
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is supplying 30 Typhoon armoured vehicles to Mali’s military to improve its ability to fight growing insecurity in the region, with the first batch delivered last week. The European Union also just delivered another batch of Bastion vehicles to Mali’s armed forces.

Jan 20, 2020 - 3:56:54 PM

Defence & Arms
Surface Forces: LMS Versus LCS
At the end of 2019 Malaysia received the first of four Malaysian designed but Chinese built OPVs (Offshore Patrol Vessels).

Jan 20, 2020 - 3:55:43 PM


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