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19 October 2015 Military News

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  • Araqchi: All parties determined to honor JCPOA commitments IRNA 19 Oct 2015 -- Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi said in Vienna on Monday that all parties honor commitments to implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and regular consultations to enforce the deal.
  • Iran: NPT protocol, confidence-building measure ISNA 19 Oct 2015 -- Iranian ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that Tehran has decided to apply the Additional Protocol as a confidence-building gesture under the country's nuclear deal with six world powers.
  • Iran Nuclear Deal Moves Forward VOA 19 Oct 2015 -- The international agreement on Iran's nuclear program moved forward Monday with the first meeting of the Joint Commission responsible for monitoring how both sides implement their parts of the deal, amid some optimism that the plan could roll out by the end of the year.
  • Erdoğan's Tough Talk May Pay Off at Turkey Polls VOA 19 Oct 2015 -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's gamble to hold a snap election just months after voters denied his party a parliamentary majority may pay off, but only just, according to pollsters.
  • Tension Rises In Balkans As Migrant Route Blocked RFE/RL 19 Oct 2015 -- Tension is building among thousands of migrants stranded in cold and wet weather in the Balkans after their route to Western Europe was blocked by new border restrictions.
  • CIA 'Queen of Torture' May Face Prosecution in Germany Sputnik 19 Oct 2015 -- On Monday, a human rights group in Germany filed a complaint in federal court against Alfreda Frances Bikowsky, a CIA agent known as the "Queen of Torture," containing proof of her involvement in the kidnapping and torture of German citizen Khaled El Masri.
  • Ousted President Yanukovych Takes Ukraine to European Human Rights Court Sputnik 19 Oct 2015 -- Yanukovych was ousted from power and had to flee Ukraine in a February 2014 coup followed by a snap election. Yanukovych has repeatedly said that Ukrainian courts had failed to investigate several attempts on his life.
  • Politics prevents Nepal reconstruction IRIN 19 Oct 2015 -- Six months after a massive earthquake devastated Nepal, people are still living in temporary shelters as political wrangling has prevented the disbursement of billions pledged by international donors for reconstruction.
  • China criticizes Abe's offering to controversial shrine People's Daily 19 Oct 2015 -- China on Monday criticized Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offering as well as visits by two ministers to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine during the annual four-day autumn festival.



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