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10 October 2015 Military News

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  • Mafia state in Turkey behind blasts: HDP leader Press TV 10 Oct 2015 -- The leader of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party has blamed a 'mafia state' in the country over the death of dozens of people in twin blasts in the capital, Ankara, that targeted pro-Kurdish members and activists.
  • At Least 86 Dead In Ankara Explosions RFE/RL 10 Oct 2015 -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced as 'heinous' a bombing in Ankara that left dozens killed and more than 180 people injured.
  • Blasts Kill 86 at Pro-Kurdish Rally in Ankara VOA 10 Oct 2015 -- Twin blasts at a pro-Kurdish peace rally in the Turkish capital Saturday killed at least 86 people and wounded nearly 200 others in the deadliest attack in Turkey's recent history.
  • Taiwan President Sounds Warning on Future of China Ties VOA 10 Oct 2015 -- Taiwan's president warned his successor Saturday against turning back today's upbeat relations with old rival, China. The current Taiwan government has eased once dangerously tough relations with Beijing since 2008, but next year's presidential election could change that course.
  • North Korea holds Workers' Party anniversary parade Press TV 10 Oct 2015 -- North Korea holds a large-scale military parade, marking the 70th anniversary of the formation of the ruling Workers' Party.
  • North Korea Seen Unlikely to Change Despite Chronic Food Shortage VOA 09 Oct 2015 -- North Korea's food production could drop more than 10 percent this year, raising new concern about the country's constant struggle to feed its people, the U.N. agricultural agency said.
  • North Korea says it wants better ties with South Press TV 10 Oct 2015 -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country seeks better ties with the neighboring South to protect peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, which has been locked in a circle of military rhetoric over the past years.
  • China committed to enhancing friendly ties, cooperation with DPRK: senior CPC official People's Daily 10 Oct 2015 -- It has been the steadfast policy of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese government to enhance and develop friendly and cooperative ties with the DPRK, which serve the common interests of the two parties and the two peoples, a senior CPC official said here Saturday.
  • Senior CPC leader meets with DPRK's Kim, delivers letter from Xi People's Daily 10 Oct 2015 -- A senior leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Friday night presented here a signed letter from CPC General Secretary Xi Jinping to Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
  • U.S. Warns Against Rush To Invest In Iran Before Sanctions Lifted RFE/RL 10 Oct 2015 -- Reuters is reporting that the Obama administration has privately reminded foreign governments and U.S. bankers that sanctions against Iran remain in effect and they should not rush to invest in Iran.
  • Putin's Syria Strikes Irk Russian Muslims, Raise Risks RFE/RL 10 Oct 2015 -- With its soaring minarets and golden dome, the huge new mosque that President Vladimir Putin opened in Moscow late last month was welcomed by Muslims as a sign of their greater acceptance in mostly Christian Russia.

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