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Chinese troops out in force for 20th anniversary of ‘nothing happening’

What?The Chinese army swung into position around Tiananmen Square yesterday to guard against commemoration of the day in 1989 when nothing much happened – just some troops moving with ruthless efficiency to do hardly anything at all, really.

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Posted: Jun 5th, 2009
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Bush’s thoughts no longer with dead soldiers’ families

‘I thought Jeez, these guys would never have died if I had never invaded Iraq. But like everything else, you kinda get used to it.’

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Posted: Oct 3rd, 2007
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Swiss Army demand better weapons

Fears that troops armed only with pocket knives featuring corkscrews and toothpicks might struggle against tank divisions.

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Posted: Mar 5th, 2007
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