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14 November 2014 Military News

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  • UN: Islamic State Liable for 'Massive' War Crimes VOA 14 Nov 2014 -- U.N. investigators say Islamic State militants' extreme use of violence against civilians and captured soldiers in northeast Syria amounts to war crimes and crimes against humanity.
  • Putin Criticizes US Ahead of G20 Summit VOA 14 Nov 2014 -- With world leaders gathering in Australia for a summit meeting of the Group of 20 economic powers, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the United States is 'crudely violating' the spirit of international cooperation that should drive groups such as the G20.
  • Putin Lashes Out At West Ahead Of G20 Summit RFE/RL 14 Nov 2014 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin says economic sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States, the European Union, and other Western governments over the Ukraine crisis go against Group of 20 (G20) principles and international law.
  • Burkina Faso: UN chief welcomes adoption of framework for civilian-led transition UN News Centre 14 Nov 2014 -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the people of Burkina Faso on the consensus adoption of a Charter of the Transition, which will provide the legal framework for a civilian-led transition culminating in elections in November 2015.
  • China's graft inspection to target state-owned groups People's Daily 14 Nov 2014 -- Companies and public service groups supervised by the Communist Party of China (CPC) and government departments will face a new round of top-level disciplinary inspections amid China's anti-corruption drive.
  • Xi outlines proposal to further cement China-Australia ties People's Daily 14 Nov 2014 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a signed article published Friday on the Australian Financial Review newspaper, propounded a multi-point proposal on deepening China-Australia friendship and cooperation.
  • Obama Warns Myanmar Reforms Not Complete VOA 14 Nov 2014 -- President Barack Obama has wrapped up a visit to Myanmar, also known as Burma, warning that reforms in the country are "by no means complete or irreversible."
  • Kamalvandi: Pre-publication leakage of IAEA reports defames agency IRNA 14 Nov 2014 -- International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reports are secret documents before publication and therefore their early leakage defames the IAEA prestige, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said here Friday.
  • Premature reporting tarnishes IAEA image: Iran Iran Press TV 14 Nov 2014 -- A senior Iranian nuclear official has criticized the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for releasing its reports prematurely, warning that the move will tarnish the image of the UN nuclear agency.
  • Amid signs of new Ebola cases, UN health official tells Liberians 'you must hunt the virus' UN News Centre 14 Nov 2014 -- A senior United Nations World Health Organization official warned reported that the number of Ebola cases in Liberia, which had recently shown some signs of decline, is starting to pick up again, most likely because "people are relaxing their guard."
  • WHO Sets Clinical Trial Criteria for Ebola Drugs VOA 14 Nov 2014 -- The World Health Organization has established criteria for conducting clinical trials on experimental drugs and other therapies for the treatment of Ebola. Members of WHO's Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee on Ebola Experimental Interventions say great care must be taken to ensure the safety of a product before any testing is done on humans to evaluate its efficacy.
  • Spokesman: Four-point agreement crucial for improving China-Japan relations People's Daily 14 Nov 2014 -- The four-point agreement between China and Japan is an important condition for improving relations between the two countries, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei said Friday.
  • Afghanistan, Pakistan Seek To Improve Ties RFE/RL 14 Nov 2014 -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has visited Pakistan's military headquarters in a sign of warming relations.
  • Georgian President Urges Lawmakers To 'Unite' On European Path RFE/RL 14 Nov 2014 -- Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has warned lawmakers that the country is in political crisis and called on parliament to 'unite on the path toward Europe.'

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