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13 October 2015 Military News

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  • Rohani Tells Iranians To Expect Economic Boom RFE/RL 13 Oct 2015 -- Iranian President Hassan Rohani says his country will face new conditions once the sanctions are removed, which he suggested could happen in the coming months.
  • Iran Parliament approves JCPOA motion Press TV 13 Oct 2015 -- The Iranian Parliament (Majlis) votes to approve a motion to implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the agreement previously reached between Iran and the P5+1.
  • Iranian Parliament Approves P5+1 Nuclear Agreement Sputnik 13 Oct 2015 -- The Iranian Parliament on Tuesday approved the P5+1 agreement on the country's nuclear program, IRNA news agency reported.
  • Political Crisis Escalates In Iraq's Kurdistan Region RFE/RL 13 Oct 2015 -- The prime minister of Iraq's Kurdish region has fired four cabinet ministers and barred the speaker of parliament from entering the capital in an escalating political crisis that threatens to destabilize the region.
  • US Suit Seeks Damages for CIA Interrogation Program VOA 13 Oct 2015 -- The American Civil Liberties Union is suing two former U.S. Air Force psychologists who designed the Central Intelligence Agency's harsh interrogation program aimed at forcing suspected terrorists to divulge information about possible attacks against the United States.
  • CIA torture survivors sue psychologists who designed program Press TV 13 Oct 2015 -- Three survivors of the CIA's brutal torture program have sued the psychologists who designed it and helped the agency to implement it.
  • Homeland Security Chief Discusses Changing Nature of Terrorism AFPS 13 Oct 2015 -- The threat of terrorism has changed from "terrorist-directed" to "terrorist-inspired" attacks, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said at the annual Association of the U.S. Army meeting here today.
  • Two Terror Suspects Detained in Moscow Admit Preparing Attack Sputnik 13 Oct 2015 -- The Moscow court arrested two suspects out of three present in court on Tuesday. The total number of suspects detained in connection with the case amounts to 12, according the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) chief Alexander Bortnikov.
  • No Delay to Myanmar Elections VOA 13 Oct 2015 -- Myanmar's election oversight body has decided to proceed with the general election, as scheduled, next month, according to a government announcement Tuesday evening.
  • Belarus election 'neither free nor fair,' says UN human rights expert UN News 13 Oct 2015 -- The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Belarus, Miklós Haraszti, today said that while the Presidential polls conducted in the country this past Sunday were not met with violence as in previous cases, no progress was made in serving the Belarusians' right to free and fair election.
  • Refugee rescue ship enters rough waters in Southeast Asia IRIN 13 Oct 2015 -- After spending the summer rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean, a ship owned by an American millionaire will attempt to do the same in Southeast Asia. But the Migrant Offshore Aid Station could find itself sailing into a sea of trouble in a region where rules governing the rights of migrants and refugees are harsher and less clear-cut than in Europe.
  • Protesters, Police Clash In Kosovo RFE/RL 13 Oct 2015 -- Protesters besieged the central police station in the Kosovar capital, Pristina, on October 12 hours after a prominent opposition politician was detained, lobbing concrete and stones at police, who returned fire with tear gas.
  • Attorney: Burkina Faso Leader Sankara Was Assassinated VOA 13 Oct 2015 -- A lawyer for the family of Burkina Faso's late Marxist revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara said Tuesday that an autopsy proved he was assassinated in 1987.
  • Burundi: post-election crisis forces UN and partners to seek $32 million in revised relief plan UN News 13 Oct 2015 -- The United Nations in Burundi is calling for aid funding for the humanitarian crisis facing the country, which is facing its deepest political crisis since the end of the civil war after President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a controversial third term in office.

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