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30 December 2013 Military News

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  • Security Council 'outraged' as second terrorist attack in 24 hours strikes Russian city UN News Centre 30 Dec 2013 -- Members of the United Nations Security Council said they are "outraged" by today's terrorist attack targeting a bus in Volgograd, Russia, that caused numerous deaths and injuries - the second suicide bombing in the city within a 24-hour period.
  • Russian Security Tight After 14 Die In New Volgograd Blast RFE/RL 30 Dec 2013 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered stepped-up security measures across the country after more than 30 people were killed in two suspected suicide bombings in as many days in the southern city of Volgograd.
  • In Wake Of Repeated Bombings, A Question: Why Volgograd? RFE/RL 30 Dec 2013 -- Dual bombings in the Russian city of Volgograd have left more than 30 people dead and scores more injured. Why has Volgograd - and not Moscow or Sochi - become the repeated target of terror attacks?
  • At Least 14 Killed in Second Volgograd Suicide Bombing RIA Novosti 30 Dec 2013 -- A fatal bomb explosion ripped apart a trolleybus in Volgograd on Monday morning, killing at least 14 people and injuring 28, in the second terrorist attack in the southern Russian city in less than 24 hours.
  • Russian Terror Plots Foiled after Suspected Militants Killed RIA Novosti 30 Dec 2013 -- Three suspected militants alleged to be planning attacks for the Russian holiday season were killed Monday in a counter-terrorism operation, the National Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAK) said.
  • At Least 10 Killed In New Volgograd Blast RFE/RL 30 Dec 2013 -- Russian officials say at least 10 people have been killed and 23 others injured in a rush-hour explosion aboard a trolleybus in the southern city of Volgograd.
  • 60% enrichment bill warning to US, West: Iran MP Iran Press TV 30 Dec 2013 -- An Iranian lawmaker says a new bill drafted by Majlis to raise the uranium enrichment level in Iran to 60 percent was a warning to the US and Western countries.
  • President Xi to head leading group for overall reform People's Daily 30 Dec 2013 -- President Xi Jinping is to head a leading group for overall reform, the Communist Party of China Central Committee Political Bureau decided Monday.
  • China is technically ready to explore Mars People's Daily 30 Dec 2013 -- Recently, the China Association for Science and Technology sponsored a meeting where scientists and the media were able to communicate face to face.
  • India's 'Common Man' Party Sees Broad Appeal in Anti-Corruption Stance VOA 30 Dec 2013 -- In India, a new party that is promising to end graft and provide good governance has taken power in the capital after making a stunning debut in elections. The party's emergence could mark a turning point for Indian politics which have long been dominated by issues such as religion, caste and creed.
  • Slain Lebanese ex-minister laid to rest Iran Press TV 30 Dec 2013 -- The body of former Lebanese Finance Minister Mohammad Shatah, who was killed in a recent bombing in the capital, Beirut, has been laid to rest, Press TV reports.
  • Corruption Probe Pummels Turkish Economy VOA 30 Dec 2013 -- Turkey's deepening political crisis between the government and judiciary over corruption allegations is impacting the country's stock market and currency. Concerns are growing about the financial and economic fall out.



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