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14 June 2012 Military News

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  • Security forces arrest assassins of nuclear scientists IRNA 14 Jun 2012 -- Security forces arrested assassins of nuclear scientists Majid Shahriari, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan and Reza Qashqaei, Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
  • Iran Holding Suspects Behind Killings of Nuclear Scientists RIA Novosti 14 Jun 2012 -- Iran's intelligence ministry on Thursday announced the capture of a number of prime suspects in the killings of two of the country's nuclear scientists, and claimed the detainees were linked to Israel, IRNA news agency reported.
  • Egyptian Court Ruling Sparks Anger, Election Doubts VOA 14 Jun 2012 -- Tempers flared and protesters took to the streets after Egypt's constitutional court issued twin rulings, sparking confusion just days ahead of a presidential run-off election.
  • Egypt Court Voids Parliament Mandates, Clears Shafiq For Presidential Race RFE/RL 14 Jun 2012 -- Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court has issued a pair of rulings that are likely to have far-reaching repercussions on the country's fledgling post-Mubarak political scene.
  • New Poll Shows Obama's Global Popularity Slipping RFE/RL 14 Jun 2012 -- The wave of worldwide affection that followed Barack Obama into the White House in 2009 has been replaced in many parts of the world by a feeling that the man hasnt matched expectations, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center.
  • Nominee For U.S. Envoy To Azerbaijan Looks 'Beyond Pipelines' RFE/RL 14 Jun 2012 -- U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee for ambassador to Azerbaijan has told lawmakers that he will do "everything in my power" to help the Caucasian country become a "modern democracy" if confirmed for the post.
  • Clinton Unveals New US Africa Policy VOA 14 Jun 2012 -- The Obama administration says it is launching a new partnership with sub-Saharan Africa to improve democracy, economic growth, security and trade in the region.
  • Aung San Suu Kyi Calls for Rule of Law in Burma VOA 14 Jun 2012 -- Burmese pro-democracy Leader Aung San Sui Kyi says the development of democracy in her country hinges upon the implementation of the rule of law. In a major address to the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva, the Nobel laureate pleaded for workers' rights and for foreign investments, which would advance Burma's economic and social development.
  • Ivory Coast Official Denies Coup Accusations VOA 14 Jun 2012 -- A member of former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo's political party is denying government accusations that exiled military officers loyal to the former leader were plotting to overthrow the government.



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