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01 November 2014 Military News

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  • Burkinabe colonel declares himself 'head of state' Iran Press TV 01 Nov 2014 -- A colonel in Burkina Faso's military says he will assume power as head of state amid the chaos in the country and shortly after another military official made a similar announcement.
  • Burkina Faso Has New Leader VOA 01 Nov 2014 -- Burkina Faso's army backed a military colonel as the country's transitional leader on Saturday after the resignation of President Blaise Compaore, showing apparent unity within the armed forces after 24 hours of confusion.
  • Citing progress in Guinea, UN Ebola response chief says disease 'still very much a crisis' UN News Centre 01 Nov 2014 -- Visiting Guéckédou, Guinea, where the unprecedented outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is believed to have started, the United Nations envoy coordinating the massive global crisis response said that while there are now "basically zero" cases in the town, the challenge will be to replicate the strategy to defeat the disease throughout the country and the wider region.
  • Cuban Doctors Help Fight Ebola in Liberia VOA 01 Nov 2014 -- Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf inaugurated Friday the first of 17 new Ebola Treatment Units (ETUs) in Congotown, not far from the capital, Monrovia. The U.S.-financed ETUs were constructed by the military. During her speech at the unveiling, Sirleaf thanked international donors for their strong response to the worst ever outbreak of Ebola the world has seen.
  • China goes ahead with its anti-Ebola aid People's Daily 01 Nov 2014 -- China is delivering more supplies and pledges to the West African countries struggling to quench the Ebola outbreak.
  • Official rejects agreement on the number of centrifuges IRNA 01 Nov 2014 -- A member of Irans negotiating team on Saturday rejected news reports about an agreement between Iran and the US on the number of the centrifuges.
  • Iran slams human rights double standards ISNA 01 Nov 2014 -- Iran's extensive efforts to improve the country's human rights situation have faced serious challenges, including politically-motivated meddlesome policies, said an Iranian official.
  • NASA Completes Mars-Bound Spaceship, Readies for Test Flight RIA Novosti 01 Nov 2014 -- The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced it has completed the 'Orion' spaceship and it is now ready for its first test flight set for 4 December.



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