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13 November 2012 Military News

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  • CIA Denies Petraeus' Mistress Claim It Took Prisoners in Benghazi VOA 13 Nov 2012 -- The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency is denying a claim by former CIA chief David Petraeus' mistress and biographer Paula Broadwell that the agency detained militants in Libya before the September attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.
  • Those involved in Sattar Beheshti's death are accountable IRNA 13 Nov 2012 -- Deputy Commander of the Iranian Police Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Radan said on Tuesday that those involved in Sattar Beheshti's death are accountable.
  • US Court Gives Saudi Man Life Sentence for Terror Plot VOA 13 Nov 2012 -- A Saudi man who came to the United States on a student visa has been sentenced to life in prison for attempting to make a bomb as part of a plot that may have targeted former U.S. President George W. Bush.
  • Britain Releases Radical Cleric on Bail VOA 13 Nov 2012 -- British authorities have released radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada from prison on bail, a day after he won his appeal against deportation to Jordan to face terrorism charges.
  • UN Asks Asian States to Accept Burma Refugees VOA 13 Nov 2012 -- The U.N. refugee agency is calling on countries in Southeast Asia to open their borders to people fleeing insecurity and violence in Burma. The UNHCR said it is seriously concerned by the recent drowning of Rohingya Muslims who fled by boat from Burma's Rakhine state in search of a safe haven.
  • Haiti: UN warns 1.5 million people could remain at risk of food insecurity in 2013 UN News Centre 13 Nov 2012 -- The United Nations food relief agency today warned that more than 1.5 million Haitians could remain at risk of food insecurity well into 2013 if they do not receive adequate assistance to recover from a series of natural disasters that have hit the country over the past six months, including a drought, Tropical Storm Isaac and Hurricane Sandy.
  • Russia Paroles Scientist Jailed For Espionage RIA Novosti 13 Nov 2012 -- A district court in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk paroled on Tuesday a Russian physicist who was imprisoned in 2004 for selling classified research data to China.
  • Uncooperative Bo Xilai could face death sentence: report CNA 13 Nov 2012 -- Bo Xilai, the disgraced former Chinese Communist Party chief in Chongqing, could face life imprisonment, a death sentence or a suspended death sentence because of his uncooperative attitude since his detention, a Hong Kong newspaper said Tuesday.



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