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03 April 2010 Military News

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  • Soldiers keep an eye on Mosul Army News 03 Apr 2010 -- The Base Defense Operations Center at Contingency Operating Base Marez, Iraq, acts as the eyes and ears of the base and surrounding areas, to ensure the safety of everyone within its walls.
  • Corps of Engineers Gulf Region South furls flag Army News 03 Apr 2010 -- The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division completed its final transformation from three engineer districts in Iraq to one by casing the Gulf Region South District's colors during a discontinuation ceremony, March 29 in Tallil, Iraq.
  • Fort Hood transportation unit heads home Army News 03 Apr 2010 -- The 49th Transportation Battalion, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) handed its mission over to the 14th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control), during a transfer of authority ceremony April 3 at Morale,Welfare and Recreation center east at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.
  • Iraqi officials say 24 people dead in al-Qaeda terror attack IRNA 03 Apr 2010 -- Iraqi officials said on Saturday gunmen have sprayed bullets on people in execution style killing 24 men and women in a village south of Baghdad.
  • Gunmen kill 25 people in Baghdad RIA Novosti 03 Apr 2010 -- At least 25 people, including five women, were killed after gunmen wearing Iraqi military uniform attacked a village in southern Baghdad, an Iraqi Interior Ministry source said on Saturday.
  • Iraqi Insurgents Kill 24 People With Ties to Pro-US Militia VOA 03 Apr 2010 -- At least 24 people were killed in a village south of Baghdad after apparently being tortured. Iraqi interior ministry officials are blaming al-Qaida for the slayings of the men and women who reportedly have connections to the local pro-U.S. Sahwa ("Awakening Council") militia. The attack was launched late Friday.
  • German Troops Mistakenly Kill 6 Afghan Soldiers VOA 03 Apr 2010 -- NATO has vowed to investigate an incident in which German troops mistakenly killed as many as six Afghan soldiers in the northern province of Kunduz.
  • German military deaths in Kunduz to revive debate over Afghan war IRNA 03 Apr 2010 -- A heated political debate over Germany's military mission in Afghanistan is expected to be rekindled after three German soldiers were killed and five seriously injured on Friday in a clash with Taliban insurgents in northern Afghanistan.
  • Afghan Leader Attempts To Repair U.S. Ties After Controversial Comments RFE/RL 03 Apr 2010 -- Hamid Karzai has sought to repair ties with the United States after a strident anti-Western speech he delivered in Kabul sparked dismay in Washington.
  • 6 Troops, 30 Militants Killed in Pakistan Offensive VOA 03 Apr 2010 -- The Pakistani military says its troops killed 30 militants in the country's northwest Saturday, in an operation that also killed six soldiers.

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  • India willing to proceed with dialogue with Pakistan IRNA 03 Apr 2010 -- After the ice-breaking February 25 Foreign Secretary-level talks, India has conveyed to Pakistan its willingness to have the second round of parleys but is yet to get any response.
  • JKLF Chief says Kashmiri patience running out IRNA 03 Apr 2010 -- Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Yasin Malik Saturday said Kashmiris have adopted a non-violent method to strive for their freedom and urged the world community to appreciate this transition.
  • Sudan's Government Rejects Calls for Election Delay VOA 03 Apr 2010 -- The first general election in Sudan since 1986 will take place as scheduled in little more than a week, despite opposition demands for a delay and increasing threats of a boycott.
  • Karadzic to attend Hague trial on April 13 - lawyer RIA Novosti 03 Apr 2010 -- The former Bosnian Serb president, Radovan Karadzic, will appear in court when his trial on war crimes charges resumes in The Hague on April 13, his lawyer said.

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