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27 November 2014 Military News

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  • Record ICRC Budget Reflects Explosion of Global Conflicts, Violence VOA 27 Nov 2014 -- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is appealing for a record $1.68 billion to help millions of people whose lives are torn apart by armed conflict and violence. The Swiss humanitarian agency says an explosion of conflict and violence, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, is threatening regional stability and putting development prospects of impoverished countries at risk.
  • EU: 5 Groups Added to Sanctions List VOA 27 Nov 2014 -- The European Union on Thursday added five separatist groups and 13 Ukrainians to the bloc's sanctions list for their roles in elections this month in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, diplomats said.
  • EU extends its sanctions list over Ukraine crisis Iran Press TV 27 Nov 2014 -- The European Union (EU) has added 13 individuals as well as five entities to its sanctions list over their alleged involvement in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
  • Syria troops kill 50 terrorists near Damascus Iran Press TV 27 Nov 2014 -- Syrian government forces have killed at least 50 Takfiri terrorists in an ambush in the suburbs of the capital, Damascus, as they continue to make fresh gains against the foreign-backed militants.
  • Kobani Almost Cleared of Islamic State Militants: Free Syrian Army Sputnik 27 Nov 2014 -- The Syrian town of Kobani is now almost free from Islamic State (IS) militants and the city defenders have now shifted to offense, the commander of the last Free Syria Army (FSA) brigade left in the town, told Sputnik radio Thursday.
  • Iraq security forces repel ISIL offensive in Anbar Province Iran Press TV 27 Nov 2014 -- The Iraqi army has repelled an ISIL attack on a government building in violence-ravaged Anbar Province.
  • Bomb blast kills 40 in restive northeast Nigeria Iran Press TV 27 Nov 2014 -- At least 40 people have lost their lives in a bomb explosion that hit an area near a military checkpoint in Nigeria's violence-wrecked northeastern state of Adamawa.
  • Nigeria Blast Kills More Than 30 VOA 27 Nov 2014 -- Witnesses say an explosion Thursday at a bus station on a busy road in northeastern Nigeria has killed more than 30 people, inclduing five soldiers, at the Mararaba-Mubi junction, in Adamawa state.
  • Chinese spokesman urges Japan to abide by four-point agreement People's Daily 27 Nov 2014 -- A Chinese defense ministry spokesman on Thursday urged Japan to abide by a four-point principled agreement reached recently between the two countries.
  • China criticizes Japan playing up South China Sea ADIZ People's Daily 27 Nov 2014 -- The China Air Defense Identification Zone, which was launched over the East China Sea last year, has ensured safety and stability, the Defense Ministry said Thursday.
  • Army base in Kashmir comes under attack, 1 soldier dead Iran Press TV 27 Nov 2014 -- An army base in Indian-administered Kashmir has come under attack by pro-independence fighters, leaving at least one soldier dead.
  • EU Calls on Serbia to Condemn Vojislav Šešelj's 'Wartime Rhetoric' VOA 27 Nov 2014 -- The European Parliament urged Serbia on Thursday to take appropriate measures against a Serb ultra-nationalist for alleged "wartime rhetoric."

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