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Welsh ambulance service calls for army help with winter Covid pressures
The Welsh ambulance service has asked for help from the armed forces, explaining that it faces "significant and sustained pressure" because of Covid-19, the threat of a flu outbreak and other winter challenges.
Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi obituary
Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi, who has died aged 85, took charge of Egypt from the ousting of its president, Hosni Mubarak, in February 2011 until a return to democracy with the election of Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in June 2012.
Afghanistan: Defence secretary angered over data breach
By Marie Jackson BBC News
More than 250 people seeking relocation to the UK - many of whom are in hiding - were mistakenly copied into an email.
Veterans at UK's largest barracks at risk of losing mental health support
Vulnerable veterans of wars in Afghanistan and Iraq living in supported housing at the UK's largest barracks are set to lose help with mental health problems, triggering fears of a return to homelessness and lost lives.
Boris Johnson love-bombs France after 'vassal' jibe
Boris Johnson has spoken of his "ineradicable" love and admiration for France, as he attempted to mend fences after Paris's furious response to the announcement of a new defence partnership between the UK, US and Australia.
France cancels defence summit with UK in protest at Aukus submarine deal
France has cancelled a summit with defence secretary Ben Wallace in protest at the submarine deal between Australia, Britain and the US, according to reports.
'Stab in the back': France hits out at Aukus alliance
France has hit out at Australia's decision to abandon a £43bn deal for French submarines in favour of a new security pact.
Crisis-hit Bulgaria to hold new snap election on 14 November
Bulgaria will hold snap general elections on 14 November to try to resolve a political crisis that has left it without a regular government for months, President Rumen Radev said Saturday.
LIST: 9/11 tributes across Central Texas for 20th anniversary
Sept. 11, 2021, marks the 20-year anniversary of 9/11.
AUSTIN, Texas - Sept. 11, 2021, will mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
Bolsonaro diehards take to streets of Brazil to urge firing squads and coups
André Meneses made a gun sign with his hands to convey what he thought should happen to those who opposed Jair Bolsonaro 's project for Brazil.