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02 June 2012 Military News

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Other Conflicts

  • Annan Says Danger Of All-Out War In Syria Increasing RFE/RL 02 Jun 2012 -- International peace envoy Kofi Annan has warned that the "specter of all-out war" is increasing in Syria and that President Bashar al-Assad has the first responsibility to end the conflict peacefully.
  • Syria Casts Shadow Over Putin's Trip To Germany, France RFE/RL 02 Jun 2012 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Paris with his French counterpart Francois Hollande on June 1 and at a press conference the two leaders showed that, although they agree on the need for an end to hostilities in Syria, they disagree over the way to achieve it.
  • Russia Has No Special Interests in Syria - Putin RIA Novosti 02 Jun 2012 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied that Russia has any special interests in Syria.
  • UN-Arab League envoy warns of growing sectarian warfare in Syria UN News Centre 02 Jun 2012 -- The Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the League of Arab States, Kofi Annan, today warned of the growing sectarian aspect of the crisis in Syria, adding that the conflict is already having serious consequences in the region and calling on the international community to work together to push for the implementation of the six-point peace plan.
  • Annan Warns of Looming War in Syria VOA 02 Jun 2012 -- Arab League leaders are trying to increase the pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, while their envoy to Syria warned 'the specter of all-out war' in Syria grows by the day.

News Reports

  • Mubarak Sentenced To Life Imprisonment RFE/RL 02 Jun 2012 -- Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to life in prison after a court found him guilty of complicity in the killing of peaceful protesters.
  • Egypt's Mubarak Gets Life Imprisonment in Historic Trial VOA 02 Jun 2012 -- Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has received a sentence of life in prison for complicity in the killing of hundreds of anti-government protesters during last year's 18-day uprising that forced him to resign on February 11. He was acquitted of corruption charges.
  • Egyptians Protest After Mubarak Sentencing VOA 02 Jun 2012 -- Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's life prison sentence for complicity in the killings of anti-government protesters has failed to appease some Egyptians who have taken to the streets in protest.
  • Egyptians Dissatisfied with Mubarak Sentence VOA 02 Jun 2012 -- Thousands of Egyptians have taken to the streets to protest the verdicts in the trial of former President Hosni Mubarak. The ousted leader was given a life sentence for his role in the killing of protesters during last year's uprising, but others in the case were acquitted.
  • Mubarak Verdict Resounds Through Divided Egypt VOA 02 Jun 2012 -- Egypt's former president, Hosni Mubarak, has been found guilty for his role in the killings of protesters during the uprising that forced his downfall. Mubarak's much-hated interior minister was also found guilty, but other top security officials were acquitted.
  • U.S. defense secretary praises improvement of cross-strait ties CNA 02 Jun 2012 -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta praised warming relations between Taiwan and China Saturday in a speech explaining the United States' new defense strategy and its shift in emphasis to the Asia-Pacific region.

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