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11 May 2013 Military News

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  • In Pakistan's Northwest, Voters Brave Threats to Cast Ballots VOA 11 May 2013 -- The lead up to Pakistan's historic election is being described as the most violent in the country's history, and the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has been the hardest hit. But the violence has not discouraged voters from showing up at polling stations across the region.
  • Pakistani Elections: High Security, Strong Turnout VOA 11 May 2013 -- Polls have closed in most areas in Pakistan, in historic elections that will bring about a transition from one civilian administration that finished a full term in office to another civilian administration.
  • Vote Count Under Way In Pakistani Polls Following High Turnout RFE/RL 11 May 2013 -- Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has declared victory for his center-right party hours after the vote count began in Pakistan's parliamentary elections.
  • Vote Counting Underway in Pakistan VOA 11 May 2013 -- Vote counting is underway after Pakistanis cast their ballots in historic elections that will bring about a transition from one civilian administration that finished a full term in office to another civilian administration.
  • Guatemalan Ex-Military Leader Montt Found Guilty of Genocide RIA Novosti 11 May 2013 -- Guatemala's former military leader Efrain Rios Montt, 86, has been found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity by a court in the country, media reported.
  • Iran's nuclear sites safe against quakes, cyber attacks: Iran official Iran Press TV 11 May 2013 -- Iran's nuclear facilities are fully safeguarded against the most powerful earthquakes and any potential cyber attacks, head of Iran's Environment Protection Organization (IEPO) says.
  • More hopefuls sign up for Iran presidential election Iran Press TV 11 May 2013 -- More hopefuls have signed up to participate in Iran's June 14 presidential election on the fifth and final day of official registration.
  • Jalili signs up for Iran presidential election Iran Press TV 11 May 2013 -- Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed Jalili has signed up to participate in the June 14 presidential election on the fifth and final day of official registration.
  • Iran ends registration for presidential election Iran Press TV 11 May 2013 -- The registration for the 11th presidential election of Iran has come to an end with 686 individuals having signed up for the race.
  • Over 680 Hopefuls Registered for Iran's Presidential Election RIA Novosti 11 May 2013 -- A total of 686 hopefuls have registered for Iran's presidential election due on June 14, the country's Interior Minister Mustafa Mohammad-Najjar said on Saturday.
  • U.S. sanctions Taiwan firm, man for N. Korea arms trade CNA 11 May 2013 -- The United States announced Friday it has imposed sanctions on a Taiwanese company and its chief executive for their roles in supplying arms-related equipment to North Korea.
  • Egypt Foils Terror Attack VOA 11 May 2013 -- Egyptian Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim told a press conference Saturday that the country's security forces had captured members of a terror cell that were plotting to carry out a suicide attack against a Western embassy.
  • Astronauts Replace Pump to Tackle ISS Ammonia Leak RIA Novosti 11 May 2013 -- Expedition 35 crew members Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn have removed and replaced a pump on a cooling system of the International Space Station (ISS) that may be leaking ammonia, NASA said on Saturday.



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