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10 August 2014 Military News

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  • Humanitarian Airdrops, Strikes Against ISIL Continue in Iraq AFPS 10 Aug 2014 -- The U.S. military yesterday conducted a third airdrop of food and water for thousands of Iraqi citizens threatened by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, and airstrikes against ISIL targets continued, U.S. Central Command officials said.
  • US Conducts New Iraq Airstrikes Against Islamic State Insurgents VOA 10 Aug 2014 -- The United States carried out a new round of airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq on Sunday.
  • Suicide Bomber Attacks NATO convoy in Kabul VOA 10 Aug 2014 -- Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have claimed responsibility for Sunday's deadly car bombing in Kabul that targeted a convoy of US-led foreign troops. The attack killed four Afghan civilians and wounded more than two dozens. The violence comes as Afghan officials are confident new measures will speed up an ongoing audit of the controversial runoff presidential vote.

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News Reports

  • Erdogan Wins Turkey Presidential Poll VOA 10 Aug 2014 -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won his country's first-ever direct presidential election, ensuring he will remain Turkey's leader for another five years.
  • Turkey premier wins presidential vote: Unofficial results Iran Press TV 10 Aug 2014 -- Turkey's outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the country's presidential election, unofficial results say.
  • Ebola Grips West Africa VOA 10 Aug 2014 -- Liberia's president is reassuring the country's healthcare workers that more resources for the battle against Ebola are on the way.



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