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14 November 2012 Military News

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  • Obama, Senate Republicans Spar Over UN Ambassador VOA 14 Nov 2012 -- A rift has emerged between U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican lawmakers in Congress over America's United Nations ambassador, Susan Rice.
  • China's New Leadership Emerging As Congress Ends RFE/RL 14 Nov 2012 -- France has become the first Western country to recognize Syria's new opposition coalition.
  • Moscow to Take Up Nuclear Issue with Tehran RIA Novosti 14 Nov 2012 -- Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov will hold talks with Iran's point man on the nuclear issue Saeed Jalili, the IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.
  • Despite Putin's 'Promise,' Anti-Treason Law Comes into Force RIA Novosti 14 Nov 2012 -- A controversial law on state treason that critics fear could be used to stamp out political dissent came into force in Russia on Wednesday, two days after President Vladimir Putin told human rights workers he was ready to review it.
  • Pakistani Supreme Court withdraws contempt notice against PM IRNA 14 Nov 2012 -- The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday withdrew the contempt notice against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, local media reported.
  • Taiwan's top cross-strait negotiator to visit China in December CNA 14 Nov 2012 -- Lin Join-sane, chairman of the quasi-official Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), is planning to visit China in December, the SEF said Wednesday.
  • Russia Launches Dual-Purpose Telecoms Satellite RIA Novosti 14 Nov 2012 -- Russia's Space Forces launched on Wednesday a Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with a dual-purpose Meridian-series telecoms satellite on board, spokesman Col. Alexey Zolotukhin said.
  • Astronomers Find 'Homeless' Planet Drifting Through Space VOA 14 Nov 2012 -- Astronomers have discovered a planet drifting through space, not orbiting a star. Such cosmic wanderers are believed to be common in the universe. But the new-found planet's proximity to our solar system - just 100 light years, or 1000 trillion kilometers, away - and the absence of any nearby stars have allowed the international [Canadian and European] team to study the planet's properties in greater detail than ever before.



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