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18 November 2014 Military News

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  • Final N. deal possible before deadline, says Zarif ISNA 18 Nov 2014 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said it is possible to reach a final nuclear deal before the November 24 deadline should Tehran's negotiating sides show political will.
  • Iranian negotiators in Vienna for new talks ISNA 18 Nov 2014 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to the Austrian capital, Vienna, to take part in a new round of nuclear talks with the P5+1 group of world powers.
  • Zarif, Ashton meet in Vienna ISNA 18 Nov 2014 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the representative of the G5+1 Catherine Ashton started talks in Vienna on Tuesday.
  • Agreement on Iranian Nuclear Program Possible if Demands Are Appropriate Sputnik 18 Nov 2014 -- An agreement on Iran's nuclear program may be reached if there are no "excessive demands" set, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif said Tuesday during the opening session of talks with the P5+1 group in Vienna, Austria.
  • UN Rights Committee Urges Court Referral for North Korea VOA 18 Nov 2014 -- The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee voted Tuesday to ask the Security Council to consider referring North Korea's grave human rights situation to the International Criminal Court.
  • Hong Kong Protesters Clash with Police Outside Parliament VOA 18 Nov 2014 -- Police in Hong Kong clashed with protesters who tried to force their way into the territory's parliament building early Wednesday.
  • Police Remove Barricades in Hong Kong, Clear Out Protest Site Sputnik 18 Nov 2014 -- Hong Kong authorities started to clear out protesters from a site in the Admiralty area, following the high court's authorization. Police met no resistance, student protesters said they would not oppose the court order.
  • Hong Kong Police Start Clearing Protest Areas VOA 18 Nov 2014 -- Workers in Hong Kong Tuesday began clearing barricades in a small area of the downtown occupied by pro-democracy protesters. The slow but calculated effort, backed by a court order, aims to erode the area held by the demonstrators without provoking more dissent. Protesters say the effort to clear the streets could take days.
  • Refusal to Deliver Uranium to Russia Proves Australia Unreliable Partner Sputnik 18 Nov 2014 -- Australia has "shot itself in the foot" by refusing to deliver uranium to Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry's information department said Tuesday in a statement.
  • Efforts by UN health agency under way to step up Ebola response in Mali UN News Centre 18 Nov 2014 -- The United Nations is intensifying its efforts to keep the Ebola outbreak from spreading in Mali by working to identify all chains of transmission and stepping up social mobilization campaigns to include a range of actors, from religious leaders to truck and bus drivers.
  • Questions over Mali's Ebola response IRIN 18 Nov 2014 -- The failure of a top Malian hospital to detect probable cases of Ebola has raised questions about whether the country's health system is sufficiently prepared to tackle the disease.
  • Guinea Continues Probe Into Slayings of Ebola Health Workers VOA 18 Nov 2014 -- Guinea's Ministry of Justice said its investigation into the September killings of Ebola awareness health workers and a journalist in a southeastern village is moving swiftly, with a trial expected by year's end.
  • Outrage over UAE's new terror list IRIN 18 Nov 2014 -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sparked anger and confusion by including several prominent Western Muslim charities and civil society groups in a new list of 'terrorist organizations' together with Al Qaeda, Boko Haram and the so-called Islamic State.
  • Report: Terror Attacks, Deaths Rise Sharply in 2013 VOA 18 Nov 2014 -- The number of people killed in terrorist attacks jumped more than 60 percent from 2012 to 2013, due largely to unrest in the Middle East and Nigeria, a new report found.
  • Georgia PM Says Country Remains On Pro-Western Path RFE/RL 18 Nov 2014 -- Georgia's prime minister has said his country's path toward integration with Europe is irreversible.
  • Russia, China Concerned by US Attempt to Increase Influence in Asia-Pacific Sputnik 18 Nov 2014 -- Russia and China are concerned by the US determination to strengthen its influence in the Asia-Pacific region, the Russian defense minister said Tuesday after talks with his Chinese counterpart.
  • New Burkina Faso President Sworn In VOA 18 Nov 2014 -- Michel Kafando has been sworn in as Burkina Faso's interim president, with the task of steering the West African country back to civilian rule.

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