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14 July 2012 Military News

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  • ISAF Condemns ‘Despicable’ Suicide-bomber Attack AFPS 14 Jul 2012 -- The International Security Assistance Force condemned today’s "senseless and cowardly" suicide-bomber attack at a wedding in Afghanistan’s northern Samangan province.
  • Karzai Orders Probe into Wedding Blast VOA 14 Jul 2012 -- Afghanistan's president has ordered a probe into the suicide bombing at a wedding reception in a northern province, saying "the enemies of Afghanistan once again targeted innocent civilians."
  • Suicide Bomber Kills 23 in Northern Afghanistan VOA 14 Jul 2012 -- A suicide bomber blew himself up in the middle of a wedding party in Afghanistan's northern Samangan province Saturday, killing a regional commander and 22 other people.
  • Suicide Bomb Attack Kills Afghan Commander RFE/RL 14 Jul 2012 -- Authorities in northern Afghanistan say at least 17 people have been killed, including prominent ethnic Uzbek lawmaker Ahmad Khan Samangani, by a suicide bomber who posed as a guest at a wedding reception.
  • Taliban Kill Mayor of Shindand RIA Novosti 14 Jul 2012 -- Taliban fighters shot dead the mayor of the Afghan city of Shindand.

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  • UN Monitors Visit Site Of Tremseh Massacre RFE/RL 14 Jul 2012 -- A UN spokeswoman says UN observers have visited the central Syrian village of Tremseh where up to 200 people were reportedly killed by government forces on July 12.
  • UN Says Deadly Attack Targeted Syrian Opposition VOA 14 Jul 2012 -- United Nations observers investigating a deadly attack on a Syrian village say they have found signs that the assault targeted the homes of specific opponents of the regime.
  • Still Time to Avoid Civil War in Syria – Hollande RIA Novosti 14 Jul 2012 -- There is still time to find a political solution of the Syrian crisis and avoid a civil war in the country, French President Francois Hollande said.
  • Mali Poses Regional Threat, AU Says VOA 14 Jul 2012 -- The African Union Peace and Security Council says the strengthening grip of Islamist militants in northern Mali poses a serious threat to regional stability.
  • At Least Five Killed In Nigeria Suicide Attack RFE/RL 14 Jul 2012 -- At least five people have been killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack outside a mosque in northeast Nigeria.
  • Kidnapped Red Cross Worker Freed In Yemen RFE/RL 14 Jul 2012 -- A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross says that a French Red Cross worker who was kidnapped in Yemen nearly three months ago has been released.
  • Russia Condemns OSCE Report on Georgia RIA Novosti 14 Jul 2012 -- The acceptance of a report on Georgia by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe demonstrates its reluctance to recognize the new realities the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

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