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24 June 2012 Military News

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  • Islamist Morsi Wins Egypt's Presidential Election VOA 24 Jun 2012 -- The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi has been elected the next president of Egypt. The victory for the long-repressed Islamist group begins a new act in a central drama of the nation's politics over the past 60 years - the Brotherhood versus the military. Morsi addressed the nation late Sunday.
  • Egypt's New President Faces Power Struggle with Military, says analyst VOA 24 Jun 2012 -- A researcher with Human Rights Watch (HRW) predicts the power struggle in Egypt will continue between the Muslim Brotherhood and the military council.
  • Ban welcomes conclusion of Egypt's presidential elections UN News Centre 24 Jun 2012 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes the conclusion of Egypt's presidential election process following the release of official results, his spokesperson said today.
  • World Leaders React to Egypt's Election Results VOA 24 Jun 2012 -- A sampling of international reaction to Egypt's announcement of Islamist Mohammed Morsi as the winner of the country's presidential election:
  • Islamist Morsi Wins Egyptian Presidency RFE/RL 24 Jun 2012 -- Egypt's election commission has declared Muhammad Morsi of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood the country's new president.
  • Islamist Morsi Wins Egypt's Presidential Election VOA 24 Jun 2012 -- Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi has been declared the winner of Egypt's presidential run-off.
  • Ecuador Mulls Giving Julian Assange Asylum VOA 24 Jun 2012 -- Ecuador says it is giving serious consideration to giving Julian Assange political asylum, after the founder of the WikiLeaks website made the request at the country's embassy in London. British authorities say they will arrest Assange if he leaves the embassy.
  • Brother Says Jailed Doctor 'Disgraced' By U.S. After Helping Find Bin Laden RFE/RL 24 Jun 2012 -- The brother of a Pakistani doctor who was jailed after allegedly helping the CIA track down Osama bin Laden says the United States has "disgraced" his brother and put his family under "severe stress."
  • Chinese Astronauts Complete First Manual Space Docking RIA Novosti 24 Jun 2012 -- Three Chinese astronauts have successfully completed a manual docking between the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft and the orbiting Tiangong-1 lab module in the first such attempt in China's history of space exploration, Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
  • Chinese Astronauts Conduct First Manual Spacecraft Docking VOA 24 Jun 2012 -- China has conducted its first-ever manual docking between a spacecraft and an orbiting space module.
  • Tymoshenko Not to be Summoned to Court RIA Novosti 24 Jun 2012 -- Jailed Ukrainian ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko will not be summoned on Monday to court hearing in which she is accused of financial fraud during her tenure as head of the United Energy Systems of Ukraine corporation in the 1990s, the Ukrainian penitentiary authority said on Sunday.



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