Defense or defence may refer to:

Tactics and strategy

  • Defense (military)
  • Defense (sports)
  • Defender (association football)
  • Defenceman (ice hockey)
  • Biological defense (disambiguation)
  • a chess opening by Black
  • Self-defense
  • Civil defense
  • Politics and economics

  • National security
  • Defence diplomacy
  • Defence minister
  • Ministry of Defence
  • International security
  • Defense industry
  • Defense contractor
  • Concepts in law

  • Defense (legal)
  • Defence of property
  • Right of self-defense
  • Other uses

  • HMS Defence, Royal Navy ships of this name
  • Defense of a doctoral thesis, also called viva voce; see dissertation
  • La Défense, a business district in Paris
    • The Grande Arche, commonly known as Arche de la Défense, in Paris
  • The Grande Arche, commonly known as Arche de la Défense, in Paris
  • DeFence, an art project
  • Haganah (Hebrew for "The Defence"), a paramilitary organization in British Palestine
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    Watch: Firefighters rescued cat trapped on bridge in Sharjah

    Gulf News 03 Jun 2020
    Sharjah Civil Defence ... Colonel Sami Khamis Al Naqbi, Director General of Sharjah Civil Defence, told Gulf News that residents had heard loud meows coming from the bridge and realised that the cat was trapped....

    Rajnath says Chinese soldiers have come in 'good numbers' at LAC

    Deccan Chronicle 03 Jun 2020
    “Aur acchi khasi sankha mein Cheen ke log bi aa gaye hain (and Chinese troops have also come in good numbers),” the defence minister told a news channel on stand-off at Ladakh sector between Indian and Chinese armies ... Defence minister said that it is not just India who wants to resolve the dispute but even China is also saying so....

    ADF role examined at bushfire Royal Commission

    The Daily Telegraph Australia 03 Jun 2020
    ... Defence Force in assisting communities during the crisis ... News Corp Australia .......

    Trump’s defence secretary thought he was going to see vandalised toilet when he joined controversial ...

    The Independent 03 Jun 2020
    The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust ... Defence secretary Mark Esper believed Donald Trump was leading White House officials to view a damaged toilet when the president posed outside St....

    Covid-19: Mamata Banerjee urges Centre to provide Rs 10,000 aid to each migrant worker

    The Times of India 03 Jun 2020
    NEW DELHI ... "People have been facing economic hardship of unimaginable proportions bcz of the ongoing pandemic ... Other ex-officio Members of the trust are Defence Minister, Home Minister and Finance Minister ... The Times of Indiafor Latest News. more from times of india news ... ....

    Oman region shakes off flooding aftermath

    Gulf News 03 Jun 2020
    The water network in Salalah, the capital city of Dhofar, has been completely reoperated while a main supply line has been repaired in the coastal city of Mirbat, the Omani news agency ONA reported ... Latest local and global Coronavirus news directly to your inbox....

    Surging defence kit giant Chemring boosts markets

    London Evening Standard 03 Jun 2020
    When shares in a defence group rise at a time of mounting global tensions, it's normally bad news. But there was a palpable sense of relief today as shares in Chemring shot up after posting strong first-half results ... ....

    Long-distance Diplomacy: Was Trump's 25-minute Chat with Modi a Counter-China Strategy Call?

    Yahoo Daily News 03 Jun 2020
    In an interview to CNN-News 18 on Wednesday, defence minister Rajnath Singh said a sizeable number of Chinese army personnel were at the border ... The British high commission in India told News 18 ... Bad idea.” Pushkov was formerly a member of the committee on defence and security of The Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of Russia ... ....

    Dubai-based Huda Kattan donates $500,000 amid George Floyd protests in US

    Gulf News 03 Jun 2020
    Beauty blogger and entrepreneur Huda Khattan is backing her calls for social equality with her money ... “At Huda Beauty we stand against racism today and always ... This week, husband-wife duo Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively said they would be donating $200,000 to the NAACP Legal Defence Fund ... Latest local and global Coronavirus news directly to your inbox....

    George Floyd protests: Trump pressed aides about sending tanks and military units to quell nationwide ...

    The Independent 03 Jun 2020
    Download the new Independent Premium app. Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now. Pentagon officials who spoke to the news outlet said they never believed the Department of Defence would adopt the aggressive approach Mr Trump outlined in his phone call to governors on Monday, in which he reportedly said about the protests ... ....

    Amid COVID-19, the prognosis for press freedom is dim. Here are 10 symptoms to track

    CPJ 03 Jun 2020
    Laws against “fake news... Carlos Gaio, a U.K.-based senior legal officer with the Media Legal Defence Initiative, told CPJ that “fake news” laws will continue to spread as governments try to control messaging about the virus, affecting journalists and fact-checkers alike ... News and World Report, Foreign Policy, and Al-Jazeera....

    Belfast on the brink in 1920

    The Irish Times 03 Jun 2020
    Citing the example of the Ulster Volunteer Force in 1913, Carson warned that if once again the British government proved unable to defend loyalists they would “take the matter into our own hands” and “reorganise in our own defence”. The unionist-supporting Belfast News-Letter ......

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