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13 July 2015 Military News

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  • Iran Talks Continue as Fourth Deadline Blown VOA 13 Jul 2015 -- Several diplomatic delegations are anticipating an announcement for mid-Tuesday morning in the Iran nuclear talks, hours after the deadline on the latest round of negotiations expired.
  • Iran Talks Continue As Deadline Looms RFE/RL 13 Jul 2015 -- Diplomats from Iran and six world powers were continuing their talks in Vienna on July 13 in a bid to reach a final nuclear deal that brings sanctions relief to Iran in exchange for curbs on Tehran's nuclear program.
  • Negotiators Work to Close Iran Nuclear Talks VOA 13 Jul 2015 -- High-level meetings are underway on the last designated day for Iranian nuclear negotiations in Vienna, with intense speculation but no official indication that a deal will be announced.
  • Zarif: Talks not to be extended after Monday ISNA 13 Jul 2015 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif reiterated that nuclear talks between Iran and G5+1 would not be extended after Monday.
  • Nuclear negotiators will come out victorious in talks, says Rouhani ISNA 13 Jul 2015 -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran's negotiating team will come out victorious in the nuclear talks with G5+1 states.
  • Nuclear talks conclusion possible Tuesday: Iran Press TV 13 Jul 2015 -- Iran's foreign minister says it is "possible" that marathon nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of countries come to a conclusion on Tuesday.
  • Right Sector In Standoff With Ukraine Authorities After Deadly Shootout RFE/RL 13 Jul 2015 -- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called an extraordinary session of the Military Cabinet of the National Security Council on July 13 in an effort to end a confrontation between fighters from a radical nationalist group and police following a deadly shootout in the western city of Mukacheve.
  • Shooting in Mukachevo Result of Smuggling Redistribution - Poroshenko Sputnik 13 Jul 2015 -- On Saturday, several Right Sector militants clashed with police officers and local business structures in the western Ukrainian town of Mukachevo. A grenade launcher and machine guns were fired in the incident, which left 3 people dead and 13 injured, according to the latest data.
  • Russia Says U.K. Closes State Media Giant's Bank Account Over Ukraine Sanctions RFE/RL 13 Jul 2015 -- Russia says a London bank account held by its state-owned media behemoth Rossia Segodnya has been "closed" by British authorities in a move it linked to Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the EU.
  • Ukraine Nationalists: Country Headed for Coup VOA 13 Jul 2015 -- In recent days, the kind of armed violence previously limited to Ukraine's beleaguered east came within 30 miles of the country's European Union borders.
  • Turkey ex-president reacts to successor's accusations Press TV 13 Jul 2015 -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly reacted to his predecessor's accusations about the country's flawed foreign policy.
  • Possible Coalition Partners Meet in Turkey VOA 13 Jul 2015 -- Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has begun meeting with opposition leaders to find a coalition partner following June's inconclusive general election. The AK Party leader's first meeting was with the center left CHP. The two party's are the largest and at opposite ends of the political spectrum, but there is increasing calls for a "grand coalition.'
  • Saudi king names new housing minister Press TV 13 Jul 2015 -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has appointed a new housing minister and replaced the head of the royal court in the latest move to restructure his government.
  • Romania premier resigns amid corruption charges Press TV 13 Jul 2015 -- Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta has resigned as the head of the country's ruling party amid allegations of corruption that have prompted calls for him to step down as government leader.
  • Eurozone Leaders Agree To Bailout Program For Greece RFE/RL 13 Jul 2015 -- Eurozone leaders have reached a tentative agreement with Greece for a new bailout program, removing an immediate risk that the Balkan country could collapse financially and leave the euro.
  • Four Key Things To Know About The EU-Greek Deal RFE/RL 13 Jul 2015 -- After 17 hours of negotiations, eurozone leaders on July 13 offered Athens a new 86 billion euro bailout ($95 billion) - the third bailout for Greece since 2010. This is what you need to know.
  • Rights Groups Alarmed by China Crackdown VOA 13 Jul 2015 -- China has detained or questioned more than 100 human rights lawyers and activists in recent days, prompting an outpouring of criticism over a crackdown described as the country's worst in two decades.
  • Can WHO learn the lessons from Ebola? IRIN 13 Jul 2015 -- An independent panel described the response of the World Health Organization (WHO) to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as "delayed" and "inadequate," so what systemic changes need to be made to ensure future crises are handled better?
  • US 'Ready' to Help Mexico Recapture Drug Lord VOA 13 Jul 2015 -- U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the United States is concerned with drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's daring escape Saturday from a Mexican prison and said the U.S. 'stands ready' to cooperate in his swift recapture.



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