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18 November 2007 Military News

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  • Tarawa Excels at Damage Control Readiness Navy NewsStand 18 Nov 2007 -- Afloat Training Group (ATG) inspectors from San Diego assessed amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA-1) for its biannual Unit Level Training Assessment Sustainment (ULTRA-S), Nov. 11.
  • USS Montpelier Deploys with HST Carrier Strike Group Navy NewsStand 18 Nov 2007 -- The Los Angeles class fast-attack submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765) pulled away from Naval Station Norfolk's Pier 3 Nov. 5, deploying with the Harry S. Truman Carrier (HST) Strike Group for a regularly scheduled six-month deployment.

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  • BANGLADESH: Death toll rises, relief operation geared up IRIN 18 Nov 2007 -- Aid agencies in Bangladesh are scrambling to provide relief to thousands of victims of Cyclone Sidr, which ravaged the country's southern coastline on 15 November and killed at least 2,000 people, according to the most recent government estimates.
  • Former Guerrilla Chief Claims Win in Kosovo Election VOA 18 Nov 2007 -- Former ethnic-Albanian guerrilla leader Hashim Thaci has claimed victory in Kosovo's parliamentary elections, although votes are still being counted in the Serbian province.
  • Pakistan's Bhutto Pessimistic on Chances for Free Elections VOA 18 Nov 2007 -- Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto says the recently-concluded visit of a top U.S. envoy played a critical role in securing her release from house arrest, but adds that more steps need to be taken if Pakistan is to hold free and fair elections, as the country's military ruler has pledged
  • US Envoy Voices Support for Musharraf, Urges End to Emergency Rule VOA 18 Nov 2007 -- U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte has urged Pakistan's President to end emergency rule, free political prisoners and step down as army chief



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