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07 October 2012 Military News

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  • Car Bomb Kills One in Syrian Capital VOA 07 Oct 2012 -- A powerful car bomb has killed at least one person near police headquarters in Syria's capital.
  • Philippines and MILF Propose Peace Deal VOA 07 Oct 2012 -- The Philippine government has reached a preliminary peace agreement with the country's largest Muslim rebel group, in hopes of putting to rest a 40-year insurgency that has left more than 120,000 dead.
  • Sudan Orders Borders Reopened With S. Sudan VOA 07 Oct 2012 -- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has ordered land and river border crossings with South Sudan reopened, after agreements signed last month that eased tensions between the neighboring states.
  • Japan to resume fishery talks with Taiwan by year-end: media CNA 07 Oct 2012 -- Japan will resume long-stalled fishery talks with Taiwan by the end of the year to keep Taiwan from aligning with China in the territorial dispute over the Diaoyutai Islands, the Japanese-language Yomiuri Shimbun reported Sunday.

News Reports

  • Chavez Wins Venezuela's Presidential Election VOA 07 Oct 2012 -- Venezuelan election officials say President Hugo Chavez has won re-election, taking more than 54 percent of the votes in Sunday's polling.
  • Venezuelan Voters Wait in Long Lines for Presidential Election VOA 07 Oct 2012 -- There are long lines at Venezuelan polling stations as voters wait to cast their ballots in the tightly contested presidential election between President Hugo Chavez and his opponent Henrique Capriles, a former state governor.
  • Afghan Human-Rights Campaigner Answers Her Critics RFE/RL 07 Oct 2012 -- A recently awarded Afghan human rights campaigner has found herself on the defensive as critics have questioned her organization's failure to publish its report on grave human rights violations committed in Afghanistan over the past three decades.
  • SpaceX Rocket Prepares for Launch to Space Station RIA Novosti 07 Oct 2012 -- SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon capsule has been rolled to the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in preparations for the first commercial launch to the International Space Station, NASA said on its website.



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