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08 November 2015 Military News

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  • Myanmar voters go to polls in historic elections People's Daily 09 Nov 2015 -- Millions voted Sunday in Myanmar's historic elections after a massive turnout that could catapult Aung San Suu Kyi's party into power and end decades of military rule.
  • Vote Counting Underway in Myanmar VOA 08 Nov 2015 -- Vote counting is underway in Myanmar where turnout was more than 80 percent for the nation's first free general election in a quarter of a century.
  • Ruling Party Faces Election Defeat in Myanmar Military Town VOA 08 Nov 2015 -- Myanmar's military-backed ruling party was facing a tough challenge as the country went to the polls Sunday, even in parts where it might have expected strong support.
  • Noise In Last Second Of Doomed Russian Plane Recorder RFE/RL 08 Nov 2015 -- The head of an investigation committee says a noise can be heard in the last second of the cockpit voice recording from the Russian jet which crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula one week ago.
  • Russia Repatriates 11,000 Tourists From Egypt RFE/RL 08 Nov 2015 -- Russia flew home some 11,000 Russian tourists from Egypt on November 7 and an even larger number is expected to leave on November 8.
  • Britain, Russia Fly Citizens Home from Egypt After Deadly Crash VOA 08 Nov 2015 -- European holidaymakers are leaving the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh by the thousands following an airline disaster that killed hundreds of Russian tourists at the end of October.
  • Rouhani: Iran to modernize Arak nuclear reactor IRNA 08 Nov 2015 -- President Hassan Rouhani said Iran is going to modernize the reactor in Arak with more advanced equipment in the future.
  • Carter's remarks show US destabilizing policies in Middle East: Iran ISNA 08 Nov 2015 -- Iran said recent remarks made by US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter show the United States' "destabilizing policies and measures" in the region.
  • Iran to US defense chief: Mind your words Press TV 08 Nov 2015 -- Iran's defense minister has warned his American counterpart to mind his words, following accusations by the US official that the Islamic Republic is militarily active in certain countries in the Middle East.
  • Iran's response to potential breach of JCPOA explicit: Official Press TV 08 Nov 2015 -- Tehran will give an explicit response to a potential violation of the nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries, says a senior Iranian official.
  • Iranian President Rohani Criticizes Hard-Line Media RFE/RL 08 Nov 2015 -- Iranian President Hassan Rohani has criticized the Islamic republic's hard-line media, suggesting some of these outlets are working as 'undercover police' amid a wave of recent arrests by the country's feared Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) that is aimed at cracking down on Western influence.
  • Taiwan China Historic Talks Fuel Criticism at Home VOA 08 Nov 2015 -- A historic meeting between the leaders of Taiwan and China Saturday was rich in symbolism, but short on substance. Criticism of the trip and Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou's performance at the meeting with China's president Xi Jinping is already building at home. And while the leaders of Taiwan and China say the meeting has nothing to do with the island's upcoming elections, it is already becoming a key topic on the campaign trail.
  • Lebanon arrests three for spying for Israel Press TV 08 Nov 2015 -- Authorities in Lebanon have arrested three people for spying on Lebanon's military and security bodies and individuals for the Israeli regime.
  • India ruling party loses major state election Press TV 08 Nov 2015 -- India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has conceded defeat after failing to win the majority of seats in a crucial election in the populous state of Bihar.
  • Loss in India's Key State Poll A Setback for Modi VOA 08 Nov 2015 -- In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist, Bharatiya Janata Party has suffered a crushing defeat in a key poll in Bihar, one of the country's largest and most underdeveloped states.
  • Uganda Presidential Candidates Officially Begin Campaign Monday VOA 08 Nov 2015 -- Official campaigning for Uganda's presidential election begins Monday, as candidates including incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, former Prime Minister Patrick Amama Mbabazi and main opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye complete establishing their campaign teams.
  • Netanyahu to Seek More US Aid at White House Talks VOA 08 Nov 2015 -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on his way to Washington for talks Monday at the White House with U.S. President Barack Obama, in their first meeting since world powers and Iran reached a nuclear agreement strongly opposed by Israel.

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