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28 May 2011 Military News

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Defense Industry

  • Lockheed Martin Customer, Program And Employee Data Secure Lockheed Martin 28 May 2011 -- On Saturday, May 21, Lockheed Martin detected a significant and tenacious attack on its information systems network. The company's information security team detected the attack almost immediately, and took aggressive actions to protect all systems and data. As a result of the swift and deliberate actions taken to protect the network and increase IT security, our systems remain secure; no customer, program or employee personal data has been compromised.

Other Conflicts

  • Indian defense minister says India wants dialogue with Pakistan IRNA 28 May 2011 -- Indian Defence Minister, A K Antony Saturday said on Saturday that the Indian government wants continued dialogue with Pakistan.
  • Egypt Eases Restrictions on Gaza Border Crossings VOA 28 May 2011 -- Egypt has eased restrictions on border crossings for pedestrians from the Gaza Strip. Palestinians see it as a big step toward ending a four-year-old blockade that Israel and Egypt have imposed on the enclave.
  • North, South Sudanese Envoys Start Abyei Talks VOA 28 May 2011 -- Representatives from north and south Sudan are meeting Saturday to discuss the disputed Abyei region that was seized by northern forces a week ago.
  • Tensions Remain High in Refugee Camp Near Tunisia-Libya Border VOA 28 May 2011 -- The U.N. refugee agency is appealing to international donors to step up aid for thousands of refugees and migrant workers caught up in deadly disturbances over the past week at a camp near the Tunisia-Libya border. The UNHCR is also urging countries to resettle refugees who cannot safely return to their home countries.
  • Mladic urges public to refrain from bloodshed, unrest RIA Novosti 28 May 2011 -- Former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic detained in Serbia for war crimes has urged public to refrain from bloodshed and unrest, Serbian news agency Tanjug cited his lawyer Milos Saljic as saying.

News Reports

  • In Poland, Obama Raps Belarus, Ukraine And Reaches Out To Russia RFE/RL 28 May 2011 -- In Poland to wrap up a weeklong European tour, U.S. President Barack Obama has called for Russian participation in a European missile-defense shield while stressing NATO's primacy on any plan to defend its member states.
  • Obama: Poland A Model for New Democracies VOA 28 May 2011 -- President Barack Obama, in Warsaw Saturday, praised Poland as an example for aspiring democracies in the Middle East and elsewhere. The president also reassured Poles about the U.S. commitment to ensuring their security.
  • Yemen President, Tribal Chief Agree to End Clashes VOA 28 May 2011 -- A mediator says Yemen's president and the country's most powerful tribal leader have agreed to end five days of urban gunbattles that threatened to push the country into civil war.
  • Iran to continue cooperation with IAEA IRNA 28 May 2011 -- Iran's Ambassador to IAEA, in a conference here on Friday, underlined continuation of cooperation of Iran with IAEA in the framework of Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
  • Lavrov reiterates Russian position against UN Security Council resolution on Syria RIA Novosti 28 May 2011 -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reiterated Russian position against a United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria, the ministry said in a statement.
  • Endeavor Prepares to Fly Home from Final Mission VOA 28 May 2011 -- Astronauts on board the Space Shuttle Endeavour are making preparations to return to Earth on the spacecraft's final flight. One of the astronauts says being in space has shown him the fragility of the Earth's environment.



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