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09 August 2014 Military News

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  • Guinea Closes Borders in Bid to Stop Ebola Virus from Spreading VOA 09 Aug 2014 -- West African countries hardest hit by Ebola are ramping up efforts to stop the virus from spreading.
  • Turkey's First Direct Presidential Election: What To Watch RFE/RL 09 Aug 2014 -- Turks go to the polls on August 10 to vote in the first direct presidential election in their country's history. Since the founding of the Republic of Turkey more than 90 years ago, the president had been chosen by parliament.
  • Turkey Ready for First Direct Presidential Poll VOA 09 Aug 2014 -- Saturday was the last day of campaigning by candidates in Turkey's first directly elected presidential vote. Opinion polls say Prime Minster Recep Tayyip Erdogan is enjoying a commanding lead, but concerns have been growing over an increasingly acrimonious campaign.
  • Torture report will spark violence in Mideast: CIA Iran Press TV 09 Aug 2014 -- The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) warns that public disclosure of a Senate report on the agency's torture methods will trigger violent street protests in the Middle East, endangering US embassies and personnel.



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