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NEW DELHI, Aug 30- India has decided to acquire Boeing's Chinook and Apache helicopters, an Indian defense ministry official said on Saturday, in a deal valued at $2.5 billion that could ease strained ties between New Delhi and Washington.
MOSCOW, Aug 29- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that allegations Russia's military is fighting in eastern Ukraine are "conjecture".
RUSSIA'S FOREIGN MINISTER LAVROV SAYS WESTERN ALLEGATIONS THAT RUSSIAN MILITARY IS IN EASTERN UKRAINE ARE "CONJECTURE", NO FACTS HAVE BEEN PRESENTED.
*NATO source says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. MOSCOW/ DONETSK, Ukraine, Aug 29- Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a' humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.
China's defense budget nearly three times Japan's. TOKYO, Aug 29- Japan's defense planners are seeking their biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year to pay for stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the military amid an intensifying rivalry with China.
*NATO source says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. Earlier Poroshenko said he had cancelled a visit to Turkey because of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" in the eastern Donetsk region, "as Russian troops have actually been brought into Ukraine".
*NATO source says more than 1,000 troops in Ukraine. Earlier he said he had canceled a visit to Turkey because of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" in the eastern Donetsk region, "as Russian troops have actually been brought into Ukraine".
Russia has “well over 1,000 troops” operating inside Ukraine, Nato warned. The Financial Times reports.
JPMorgan is investigating a possible cyberattack amid reports that Russian hackers targeted several Wall Street banks this month.
NATO BELIEVES WELL OVER 1,000 RUSSIAN TROOPS ARE OPERATING INSIDE UKRAINE- NATO MILITARY OFFICER.
BEIRUT, Aug 27- Islamic State militants have executed Syrian army soldiers and are holding a group hostage after capturing an air base in northeast Syria at the weekend, pictures posted on social media by supporters showed on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama warned that destroying "a cancer" like the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham will not be easy, reports NBC News.
The 2008 lawsuit against Philip Morris, an Altria Group Inc company, concerns cigarette sales to the Navy Exchange Service Command and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, both of which operate facilities that sell products to military personnel and their families.
*Ukraine says soldiers on "special mission". MINSK/ KIEV, Aug 26- Ukraine released a video of captured Russian soldiers on Tuesday, sharply escalating a dispute over Moscow's alleged backing for separatist rebels in the east of the former Soviet republic.
MINSK/ KIEV, Aug 26- Ukraine released video footage on Tuesday of what it said were Russian soldiers captured on its territory, only hours before the presidents of the two countries were due to meet for the first time in months.
UKRAINIAN MILITARY SPOKESMAN LYSENKO SAYS MARIUPOL HAS ENOUGH RESOURCES TO REPEL ANY ATTACK.
UKRAINIAN MILITARY SPOKESMAN SAYS MAIN HIGHWAY BETWEEN NOVOAZOVSK AND PORT CITY OF MARIUPOL IS STILL UNDER CONTROL OF UKRAINIAN FORCES.
UKRAINIAN MILITARY SPOKESMAN SAYS "RUSSIAN FORCES IN THE GUISE OF DONBASS FIGHTERS" HAVE OPENED A NEW FRONT IN EASTERN UKRAINE.
EDGARTOWN, Massachusetts— The White House is conducting a review of programs that have equipped local police departments with military gear from the Pentagon, urged by President Barack Obama's call for more separation between the nation's armed forces and civilian law enforcement.
WASHINGTON— More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. Earlier this month, United Parcel Service said it found infected computers in 51 stores.
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