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01 November 2015 Military News

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  • Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Targets in Syria, Iraq AFPS 01 Nov 2015 -- U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported in releases today and yesterday.

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  • Turkey ruling AKP party regains parliamentary majority Press TV 01 Nov 2015 -- Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has regained its parliamentary majority which it lost five months ago.
  • Erdogan's AKP Wins Parliamentary Majority In Turkey RFE/RL 01 Nov 2015 -- Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has hailed the results from November 1 parliamentary elections as a 'day of victory' for his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) after a nearly complete vote count shows it won a majority of seats in the legislature.
  • Turkey's Ruling AK Party Pulls Off Surprise Victory at Polls VOA 01 Nov 2015 -- With 98 percent of ballots counted, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) pulled off a surprisingly big election victory in Sunday's parliamentary polls - the second in five months, prompting accusations of voting irregularities from some opposition politicians.
  • China, Japan, S. Korea Agree to End Diplomatic Stand-Off VOA 01 Nov 2015 -- In Seoul Sunday leaders from China, Japan and South Korea met for the first time in three-and-a-half years to restart stalled regional cooperation and end their diplomatic standoff over the contentious issues that divide them.
  • China, Japan, South Korea 'completely restore' cooperation Press TV 01 Nov 2015 -- The leaders of China, Japan and South Korea say their trilateral cooperation has been 'completely restored' following their first meeting in more than three years.
  • JCPOA expected to be implemented early in January: Araqchi IRNA 01 Nov 2015 -- The nuclear agreement reached between Tehran and the six world powers is expected to be implemented early in January, a senior lawmaker quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi as saying.
  • UK govt. backpedals on plan to snoop on Internet users Press TV 01 Nov 2015 -- The British government has abandoned a controversial plan to allow the police and security services full access to people's Internet browsing history.
  • New UK Surveillance Bill Stops Short of Fully Banning Data Encryption Sputnik 01 Nov 2015 -- New British contentious surveillance bill seeks to expand the role of security services but stops short of fully banning data encryption, Home Secretary Theresa May said Sunday.vv
  • Kerry Meets Karimov, Central Asian Foreign Ministers RFE/RL 01 Nov 2015 -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry mixed courtship of Central Asian nations with efforts to prod their authoritarian governments on democracy and human rights during a visit to the strategic, mostly Muslim region neighboring Afghanistan.
  • Kerry Meets Uzbek President, Central Asian Leaders VOA 01 Nov 2015 -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday met Uzbekistan's autocratic ruler and officials from other Central Asian states accused of being among the world's worst human rights offenders.
  • Azerbaijan's Ruling Party Claims Win In Poll Boycotted By Opposition RFE/RL 01 Nov 2015 -- President Ilham Aliyev's ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) has claimed a landslide victory in the country's November 1 parliamentary elections -- a vote that was boycotted by Europe's largest monitoring agency and all of Azerbaijan's established opposition parties.
  • Georgia's Ruling Coalition Increasingly At Odds RFE/RL 01 Nov 2015 -- Ever since it lost power in the October 2012 parliamentary election, Georgia's United National Movement (ENM) has consistently and systematically sought to portray the Georgian Dream (GD) coalition that defeated it as having abandoned the ENM's pro-Western and pro-democracy orientation and as pursuing a witch hunt against blameless former government officials from the ENM with the aim of discrediting that party irrevocably, and thus facilitating a repeat victory for GD in the parliamentary ballot due in October 2016.
  • Moldova's Mega-Heist May Have Just Ended Country's Path to EU Integration Sputnik 01 Nov 2015 -- On Thursday, Moldova's pro-EU government was forced to resign after losing a no-confidence vote, following months of street protests over the theft of over $1 billion from the country's banks last year. Plunged further into political crisis, some analysts now suggest that this may mark the end of the country's march toward European integration.
  • DRC Government Spokesman Denies Election Delay Report VOA 01 Nov 2015 -- The Democratic Republic of Congo's information minister is denying a report that one of his colleagues said DRC elections, slated for next year, will have to be delayed up to four years.

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