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30 April 2015 Military News

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  • US Senate's Iran Nuclear Bill Surviving 'Poison Pill' Amendments VOA 30 Apr 2015 -- A bill subjecting any nuclear deal with Iran to U.S. congressional review has, so far, survived a barrage of proposed amendments by Republican senators that, if adopted, would erode bipartisan support for the legislation and likely trigger a veto by President Barack Obama.
  • Pakistan drops charges against former CIA officials Press TV 30 Apr 2015 -- Pakistani police say they have dropped charges of murder, conspiracy, waging war and terrorism against a former CIA station chief and a former agency lawyer over a 2009 drone strike that killed two people.
  • German Turmoil Over Spy Allegations Sputnik 30 Apr 2015 -- Germany has been thrown into turmoil in the latest of a string of revelations over what its Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and its government knew about its own intelligence services working together with US spies.
  • North Korea's Kim Will Not Come To Moscow For Victory Day RFE/RL 30 Apr 2015 -- The Kremlin says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not come to Moscow for May 9 Victory Day ceremonies.
  • Experts: Trip Cancellation Unlikely To Affect Moscow-Pyongyang Ties VOA 30 Apr 2015 -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sudden cancellation of a tentative trip to Moscow is not likely to affect overall relations between Moscow and Pyongyang, experts say.
  • Liberia Burials Key in Ebola Fight VOA 30 Apr 2015 -- The World Health Organization is set to declare Liberia Ebola free. It will make that declaration on May 9th if no new cases are reported. In a sign of how the situation has improved, the Liberian Red Cross has handed back responsibility for safe burials to the Ministry of Health.
  • Nepal: quake's impact on food security likely 'very high,' warns UN agency UN News 30 Apr 2015 -- Some eight million dollars is urgently needed to help disaster-struck Nepalese farmers rapidly recover lost agricultural inputs and resume preparations for the imminent rice sowing season, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.
  • UN relief wing says unrest continues in Burundi, requests funds for humanitarian contingency planning UN News 30 Apr 2015 -- Civil unrest continued for a fourth day in areas of Burundi's capital, Bujumbura, after current President Nkurunziza was nominated by the ruling National Council for the Defence of Democracy – Forces for the Defence of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) party as their candidate for upcoming presidential elections, the United Nations relief arm reported today.
  • Nigeria Transitional Teams Disagree Over Handover Process VOA 30 Apr 2015 -- Nigeria's All Progressives Congress (APC) says officials with outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan's administration are thwarting the transitional process ahead of President-Elect General Muhammadu Buhari's official swearing-in.



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