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11 August 2014 Military News

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  • EU urges Erdogan to be more tolerant of opponents Iran Press TV 11 Aug 2014 -- The European Union has called on Turkey's president-elect, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to show more tolerance towards his opponents.
  • In Turkey, Erdogan's PM Choice Central to Ambitions VOA 11 Aug 2014 -- With Recep Tayyip Erdogan elected president, his first challenge is finding a successor for the office of prime minister and a leader for his political party, AKP. While he says he wants to maximize the power of the presidency, the real power still remains in parliament.
  • Ebola: UN health agency convenes ethical review of experimental drugs UN News Centre 11 Aug 2014 -- The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today convened a meeting of ethicists and scientists to discuss on the use of experimental medicines in treating Ebola, three days after the agency declared the current outbreak of the disease in West Africa an international public health emergency.
  • Nurse is Nigeria's 10th Case of Ebola VOA 11 Aug 2014 -- Nigerian officials on Monday said one new Ebola case was diagnosed over the weekend, raising the country's total to 10 confirmed cases, while Ivory Coast banned air travel from West African nations heavily hit by the virus.
  • No Place for Kim Il-sung on New North Korean Banknotes RIA Novosti 11 Aug 2014 -- North Korea's new highest value banknotes no longer picture portrait of the nation founder and "Eternal President of the country" Kim Il-sung, reports South Korean Daily The Chosun.
  • Police focus on emigrants who still have their hukou People's Daily 11 Aug 2014 -- Those who have obtained residency permits or citizenship abroad but have not cancelled their Chinese household registrations - especially if they face allegations of corruption - will become an even greater focus of police investigations, in the latest measure in the fight against graft, the Ministry of Public Security said.
  • Burkina Faso - heading for a showdown? IRIN 11 Aug 2014 -- Burkina Faso's next elections are not due until November 2015, but political tensions have risen in the past year owing to suspicions that President Blaise Compaoré is looking to prolong his 27-year rule by contesting the polls.
  • Egypt's rural poor watching Sisi's policies IRIN 11 Aug 2014 -- It has been over two months since President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi formally took power in Egypt following an election in which he won a huge majority, albeit on a low turnout. During his inaugural speech, Sisi highlighted the plight of the country's farmers and rural poor, promising to develop the agricultural sector, provide more arable land and support those in desperate need.



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