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26 May 2012 Military News

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  • Afghan Parliament Approves U.S.-Afghan Security Pact RFE/RL 26 May 2012 -- Afghanistan's parliament has approved a strategic partnership agreement between Kabul and Washington, clearing the way for a U.S. presence in the country after most foreign combat troops leave in 2014.
  • U.S. drone kills 4 people in NW Pakistan IRNA 26 May 2012 -- A U.S. spy aircraft fired missiles into Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region early Saturday and killed at least four people, residents said.

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  • Egyptian Candidate Vows Not to Re-Create Old Regime VOA 26 May 2012 -- Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq has praised the 'glorious' revolution that toppled President Hosni Mubarak, and he vowed there will be no 're-creation' of the old regime if he is elected.
  • PM Medvedev to be Elected as United Russia Leader RIA Novosti 26 May 2012 -- Russia's ruling United Russia party will elect Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as party leader at a party congress on Saturday.
  • Europe's ATV-3 Spacecraft to Raise Space Station Orbit RIA Novosti 26 May 2012 -- Two main engines of European Space Agency's ATV-3 space freighter will be switched on early on Saturday to readjust the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS), Russian Mission Control said.
  • ISS Astronauts Inspect, Praise SpaceX Dragon VOA 26 May 2012 -- Less than 24 hours after the Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station, astronauts opened the hatch and floated into the first private spacecraft to ever reach their orbiting outpost.



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