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11 December 2012 Military News

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  • Multiple Protests Rock Egypt VOA 11 Dec 2012 -- Multiple protests are taking place in Cairo and across Egypt Tuesday, both by Islamist supporters of President Mohamed Morsi and by the opposition National Salvation Front.
  • Nine Reported Hurt In Violence Ahead Of Egypt Rallies RFE/RL 11 Dec 2012 -- Nine people have been reported hurt in violence in Cairo as supporters and opponents of President Muhammad Morsi prepare for rival rallies.
  • S. Leader's Envoy at IRGC: Negotiation with US against people's will IRNA 11 Dec 2012 -- Representative of Supreme Leader at Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) said here Monday negotiation with United States is retreating of people and leader and their yielding to enemy's will, despite the people's will.
  • US Shrugs Off Russian Bill to Punish American Abuses RIA Novosti 11 Dec 2012 -- The United States has shrugged off Russian legislation that would punish Americans for alleged human rights violations in response to the Magnitsky Act, a bill passed by the US Senate last week that would slap sanctions on Russian officials accused of rights abuses.
  • Donors pledge $384 million for life-saving UN humanitarian fund in 2013 UN News Centre 11 Dec 2012 -- Donors responded to the United Nations call to support the emergency fund that is critical to saving the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in the aftermath of disasters by pledging $384 million for next year.
  • Donors urged to give generously to life-saving UN humanitarian fund UN News Centre 11 Dec 2012 -- United Nations officials today appealed to donors to give generously to the emergency fund that is critical to saving the lives and livelihoods of millions of people worldwide in the aftermath of disasters.
  • Thales Makes Second Attempt to Adjust Yamal Orbit RIA Novosti 11 Dec 2012 -- Specialists from Thales Alenia Space carried out on Tuesday a second out of four scheduled maneuvers to bring the Yamal-402 satellite into its designated orbit, Russia's Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) company said.
  • DISASTERS: Asia's 2012 figures and trends IRIN 11 Dec 2012 -- The good news: fewer people died from natural disasters in Asia in 2012 than in previous years. The bad news: between January and October, natural disasters still claimed more lives here than anywhere else in the world - and experts predict the trend will continue as populations and industries expand in a region that already houses the world's largest number of urban residents.
  • Huge Drop in Attacks After Antipiracy Program - UN RIA Novosti 11 Dec 2012 -- The UN Office on Drugs and Crime's (UNODC) piracy program has led to a significant cut in pirate attacks and seizures of ships, UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov said on Tuesday.



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