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04 November 2014 Military News

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  • Burkina Faso: UN-African Union mission encouraged by commitment to restore order UN News Centre 04 Nov 2014 -- Reiterating his great concern for the current crisis in Burkina Faso and its impact on national and regional stability, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said the joint United Nations and African diplomatic mission sent to the conflict-ridden country last week has returned to the capital city of Ouagadougou to continue its engagements with all parties, with the objective of reaching an agreement that restores constitutional order through democratic elections.
  • Burkina Military Chief Vows to Hand Power to Civilians VOA 04 Nov 2014 -- Burkina Faso's Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida, who took power after the resignation of the country's longtime president Blaise Compaore last week, promised on Tuesday to return the country to civilian rule, a traditional leader said.
  • Bangladesh party urges strike over death sentence Iran Press TV 04 Nov 2014 -- A prominent religious party in Bangladesh has called on supporters to hold a nationwide strike against the death sentence handed down to its leader.
  • Nationalists March In Moscow While Kremlin Celebrates 'Unity Day' RFE/RL 04 Nov 2014 -- Nationalists carried flags and chanted slogans at Russian March parades on November 4, while President Vladimir Putin and his supporters played up patriotism in celebrations of the National Unity Day holiday.
  • PLA vice chairman calls for strict management of army People's Daily 04 Nov 2014 -- A high-ranking officer of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) voiced support to President Xi Jinping's instruction of building a strong military in accordance with the law.
  • Ebola: UN envoy warns against letting guard down, 'even for a second' UN News Centre 04 Nov 2014 -- The UN envoy coordinating the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa said in the Liberian capital today that when national governments, partners and communities work together, "dramatic improvement" can be achieved, but cautioned against "even for a second [thinking] that everything is okay."
  • Aid agencies adapt to Ebola challenge IRIN 04 Nov 2014 -- From using Bitcoins to fundraise, to adopting new strategies to prevent malaria victims appearing to be Ebola cases, to working with new partners - aid agencies in West Africa are learning to adapt fast.
  • New Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone Aggravates Fears of Epidemic RIA Novosti 04 Nov 2014 -- A new Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, West Africa, may intensify the spread of the disease, aggravating fears of the epidemic's rise.
  • Amid Stigma, Guinea's Ebola Survivors Pitch In at ETUs VOA 04 Nov 2014 -- Guinean authorities say they are planning to move the country's main Ebola treatment center to a larger site. The center has been overwhelmed by new cases in the past month. VOA toured the center and met with a woman recently cured of Ebola who explained her ordeal.
  • Iran defense might non-negotiable: Iran's UN envoy Iran Press TV 04 Nov 2014 -- Iran's envoy to the UN says Tehran will continue to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), but issues related to the country's defense programs are non-negotiable, Press TV reports.
  • DPRK Says No to U.S. Dialogue on Human Rights, Nuclear Dialogue Aimed to Bring down It KCNA 04 Nov 2014 -- A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry Tuesday gave the following answer to a question put by KCNA blasting the U.S. for politicizing its accusation against the DPRK over its human rights issue:
  • EU To Provide Armenia With Fresh Aid RFE/RL 04 Nov 2014 -- The European Union has pledged to provide between 140 million and 170 million euros to Armenia for private-sector, public administration, and justice reforms over the next three years.

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