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01 June 2015 Military News

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  • With Data Collection Halted, US Senate Debates Surveillance Reform VOA 01 Jun 2015 -- Hours after the U.S. government's domestic surveillance authority expired, senators debated a bill to restart the collection of Americans' phone records for anti-terrorism purposes, but to have telecommunications companies store them.
  • NSA Mass Surveillance Mandate Expires, Senate to Reconsider USA Freedom Act Sputnik 01 Jun 2015 -- Three key provisions in the US Patriot Act authorizing US government mass surveillance are expiring on Monday, American lawmakers have announced.
  • White House Slams Senate on NSA Powers Expiration VOA 01 Jun 2015 -- The White House has criticized the Senate for failing to reach a deal before legal authority expired for the National Security Agency to bulk collect Americans' telephone data.
  • US Senate Debates NSA Reforms as Key Program Expires VOA 01 Jun 2015 -- The U.S. Senate has advanced a bill to reform the government's domestic surveillance program.
  • Obama: No Military Answer to Iran's Nuclear Program VOA 01 Jun 2015 -- U.S. President Barack Obama says diplomacy, not military action, is the only way to stop Iran from building a nuclear bomb.
  • UN relief wing boosts emergency support to refugees fleeing Burundi crisis UN News 01 Jun 2015 -- The new head of the United Nations relief arm today released a fresh tranche of crisis funding from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in order to support life-saving relief work for thousands of Burundian refugees dispersed between Rwanda and Tanzania, the Organization has announced.
  • Burundi to Consider Summit Request for Election Delay VOA 01 Jun 2015 -- A spokesman for Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said the government is open to the proposal made by leaders of the East African Community (EAC) to delay elections for at least six weeks.
  • Asia MERS Outbreak Alarms Authorities VOA 01 Jun 2015 -- Concerns over a dangerous respiratory illness have led South Korean health authorities to isolate more than 680 people who may have been exposed. China and Hong Kong also are taking steps to halt the spread of MERS, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, which has killed hundreds of people in that region since its emergence in 2012.
  • Mixed Feelings In Odesa Over Saakashvili As Governor RFE/RL 01 Jun 2015 -- To say that Mikheil Saakashvili's appointment as governor of Odesa Oblast took Ukrainians by surprise would be an understatement. Local residents were stunned to learn on May 31 that Georgia's former president had been selected to run the troubled southern Ukrainian city and its surrounding region.
  • Election Shifts Show Kremlin Wary Of Fallout From Recession RFE/RL 01 Jun 2015 -- The Kremlin is moving to bring next year's parliamentary elections forward and set up snap gubernatorial votes in several provinces this year, maneuvering that analysts say shows the authorities fear a deepening recession could weaken them and galvanize the opposition.
  • At first-ever conference, UN takes aim at cyber-threats against nuclear safety UN News 01 Jun 2015 -- The international community must intensify efforts to protect the world's nuclear facilities from cyberattacks, the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog declared today as he opened the Organization's first-ever conference on the issue at the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna.



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