02 July 2011 Military News
- NATO and Libya - Operational Media Update: 01 Jul 2011
- Bomb Blasts Kill Women, Children and Farmers in Afghanistan VOA 02 Jul 2011 -- Roadside bombs in Afghanistan have ripped through a van carrying women and children and have blown up farmers and a donkey, part of a new string of attacks on civilians that has outraged the government in Kabul.
- Coalition transitions first buildings to Afghan control Army News 02 Jul 2011 -- Afghan National Security Forces at Camp Hero, Kandahar province, were the first in Afghanistan to receive transition coalition-maintained buildings to complete Afghan control.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Russia set to take part in new Indian submarine tender RIA Novosti 02 Jul 2011 -- Russia will participate in a new tender on the delivery of six diesel-electric submarines for the Indian Navy, the state-run exporter Rosoboronexport said.
- Russia behind schedule on Indian frigates delivery RIA Novosti 02 Jul 2011 -- Russia is not going to meet the deadlines in the implementation of a contract on the delivery of missile frigates to the Indian Navy, the state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said.
- Clinton Dismisses Gadhafi Threats, Tells Him to Go VOA 02 Jul 2011 -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brushed off a threat by Libya's leader to attack civilians in Europe unless NATO ends airstrikes on his capital, Tripoli.
- UN and diplomatic partners in Middle East voice concern over situation in Gaza UN News Centre 02 Jul 2011 -- The United Nations and its diplomatic partners in the search for peace in the Middle East today voiced concern about the continuing blockade of the Gaza Strip, saying that while efforts over the past year have boosted conditions in the area, 'considerably more' needs to be done.
- Gaza Flotilla Determined to Sail Despite Setbacks VOA 02 Jul 2011 -- An international aid flotilla is continuing with plans to sail to the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip despite a series of setbacks.
- Peacekeeper serving with UN-African Union mission in Darfur shot dead UN News Centre 02 Jul 2011 -- An Ethiopian peacekeeper serving with the joint United Nations-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has died after being shot while travelling in the west of the troubled Sudanese region, the mission reported today.
- US Envoy to Attempt to Broker Peaceful Independence for South Sudan VOA 02 Jul 2011 -- The U.S. envoy to Sudan is on his way to the country for talks aimed at ending hostilities between forces from northern and southern Sudan as the south prepares to declare independence next week.
- Syrian President Fires Hama Governor VOA 02 Jul 2011 -- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has fired the governor of Hama province, where tens of thousands took to the streets the day before to call for the president's ouster.
- Defense minister refutes US allegations as baseless IRNA 02 Jul 2011 -- Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi here on Saturday strongly refuted as 'baseless' the repeated allegations made by U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates against the Islamic Republic of Iran.
- Ex-president Lee might face fresh indictment CNA 02 Jul 2011 -- Former President Lee Teng-hui might get hit with another indictment as Taiwan's prosecutors are collecting evidence from overseas regarding his alleged money laundering to Singapore while in office, prosecution authorities said Saturday.
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