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16 November 2014 Military News

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  • Criticized Over Ukraine's Crisis, Putin Leaves G20 Summit Early RFE/RL 16 Nov 2014 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin flew out of Australia on November 16 before the end of the G20 summit after facing harsh criticism from world leaders over Russia's role in the Ukrainian crisis.
  • Russia Said To Expel Latvian On Spy Charge RFE/RL 16 Nov 2014 -- A former member of the Latvian parliament has expressed surprise over Russian media reports that said he was expelled from Russia for spying.
  • Dutch poultry destroyed over bird flu traces Iran Press TV 16 Nov 2014 -- Dutch authorities say birds kept at a farm in the central village of Hekendorp are being destroyed following the discovery of bird flu.
  • Bird Flu Confirmed in Netherlands Sputnik 16 Nov 2014 -- A highly contagious strain of bird flu has been detected in a Dutch chicken farm, forcing the country's authorities to prohibit poultry and eggs supplies across the country, according to Reuters.
  • Liberia Sets December 25 Goal: No New Ebola Cases VOA 16 Nov 2014 -- The hardest hit of the West African nations facing the deadly Ebola outbreak, Liberia, has set a national goal of recording no new cases by Christmas, December 25.
  • Sierra Leone to Set Up Local Care Centers for Ebola Victims VOA 16 Nov 2014 -- The U.N. Children's Fund said it will open 10 new Ebola Community Care Centers this week in Sierra Leone, describing the move as part of an effort to bring Ebola treatment closer to where people live.
  • ESA: Comet Probe Is 'Game Changer' VOA 16 Nov 2014 -- Hundreds of millions of kilometers from earth, a European spacecraft made history Wednesday by successfully landing on the icy, dusty surface of a speeding comet - an audacious first designed to answer big questions about the universe.



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