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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    Nawaz Sharif to remain alive in history of Pakistan for conducting nuclear tests: Irfan Siddiqui

    Urdu Point 27 May 2022
    ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th May, 2022 ) .Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), Senator Irfan Siddiqui Friday said the former Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif would remain alive in the history of Pakistan for his achievement of conducting nuclear tests ......

    'Around 10 dead' in Russian strike on central Ukraine military base

    Urdu Point 27 May 2022
    Kyiv, Ukraine, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th May, 2022 ) .Russian strikes on a military facility in the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro early Friday left nearly a dozen people dead and injured more than 30 others, a local defence official said....
    photo: Creative Commons / Dankihot
    Visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Ukraine in 2022. Meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, 3 February 2022

    Turkey told to ‘stop questioning’ Greece’s sovereignty in letter to UN

    Greek City Times 27 May 2022
    Any operations are expected to focus on northern Syria, where Turkey has launched several incursions since 2016, mainly aimed at the US-backed Kurdish People’s Defence Units, or YPG ... greece, Greece news, Greek news, greek news now, Kurdish People's Defence Units, Turkey, YPG....

    Starting XI of free agents this summer – including Manchester United and Chelsea stars

    Caughtoffside 27 May 2022
    Christesen was a key part of the Chelsea defence this season, but due to the restrictions placed against the club, they’ve been unable to tie him down to a new contract ... The 29-year-old is a solid defender, and any Premier League club looking to shore up their defence should be considering a move for the England international....

    Residents question ease of Russian capture of Ukraine’s Kherson

    Al Jazeera 27 May 2022
    Ukraine’s defence ministry refutes such claims ... Ukraine’s line of defence by hundreds of kilometres ... She said that many in Kherson feel abandoned by the central government and the West – especially in comparison with Mariupol, the defence of which was front-page news worldwide....

    Iran says one dead in defence research unit 'accident'

    Urdu Point 26 May 2022
    Tehran, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th May, 2022 ) .Iran said Thursday an engineer was killed in an "accident" at a defence research unit in an area near Tehran that hosts a military complex ......

    Spain, Britain call on NATO to look at Russian threat from Africa

    Reuters 26 May 2022
    MADRID, May 25 (Reuters) - Russia's expanding influence and activity in Africa pose a "worrying" threat to the security of NATO countries along with its invasion of Ukraine and must be addressed by the military alliance, the Spanish and British defence ministers said Wednesday....

    Accident at Iran’s Sensitive Military Parchin Site Kills One Engineer

    The Epoch Times 26 May 2022
    ... in a research center at the Parchin military site affiliated with Iran’s Defence Ministry, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Thursday....

    Accident at Iran's sensitive military Parchin site kills one engineer

    Reuters 26 May 2022
    DUBAI, May 26 (Reuters) - An engineer died and another employee was injured after an accident on Wednesday in a research centre at the Parchin military site affiliated with Iran's Defence Ministry, the semi-official Fars news agency ......

    Russian MLR Launches Volley Of Rockets Into Sky Over Ukraine

    Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder 26 May 2022
    Zenger News obtained the video from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Russian Federation on Friday, 20th May. The post Russian MLR Launches Volley Of Rockets Into Sky Over Ukraine appeared first on Zenger News. Source ... ....

    Canada Soccer cancel Iran game over Flight PS752 controversy

    The New Arab 26 May 2022
    Canada's football governing body on Thursday said it had cancelled a friendly match with Iran, as families of the victims of a passenger jet downed by Iranian air defences campaigned against the match. News of the scheduled match, which was set to take place on 5 June in Vancouver ......

    Five headlines for Thursday morning

    Moosejaw Today 26 May 2022
    5. CF Montreal starts Canadian Championship title defence with 3-0 win over Forge FC....

    Peter Dutton’s leadership pitch was ‘spot on’: Bolt

    The Daily Telegraph Australia 26 May 2022
    Sky News host Andrew Bolt says former defence minister Peter Dutton’s pitch to “sell himself” as the new Liberal leader was “spot on”....

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    In this photo taken from video released by the Russian Defense Ministry on Friday, May 20, 2022, Russian servicemen frisk Ukrainian servicemen after they leaved the besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol
    AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Serv

    Russia captures centre of Lyman, encircles most of Sievierodonetsk

    Metro USA | 27 May 2022
    Meeting of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, with the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, accompanied by armed soldiers, in Kyiv, Ukraine, 22 M
    Presidential Office of Ukraine / https:/

    What hope is there for diplomacy in ending the Russia-Ukraine war?

    The Guardian | 27 May 2022
    File - A Ukrainian Army soldier inspects fragments of a downed aircraft in Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb. 25, 2022.
    AP / Vadim Zamirovsky, File

    Russia squeezes Ukrainian strongholds in east

    Belfast Telegraph | 27 May 2022
    Police get out of an armored vehicle during an operation against alleged drug traffickers in the Jacarezinho favela of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, May 6, 2021
    AP / Silvia Izquierdo

    Outrage in Brazil over police 'torture' claims

    RTE | 27 May 2022
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    Breastfeeding Mother Rescues Pet Goose from Eagle Attack

    NDTV | 27 May 2022
    Burkina Faso Soldiers react to a near ambush practical exercise during Flintlock
    US Army / Sgt Benjamin Northcutt 3rd Spe

    Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 50 civilians in flare-up of violence

    Deutsche Welle | 27 May 2022
    Jacob G. Zuma, President of South Africa
    World Economic Forum / Michael Wuertenbe

    South Africa's Zuma suffers new setback in corruption trial

    Reuters | 27 May 2022