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14 February 2016 Military News

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  • Operation Inherent Resolve Counter-ISIL Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq AFPS 14 Feb 2016 -- 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 today.
  • Civilian Casualties Hit New High in 2015 UNAMA 14 Feb 2016 -- The number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan during 2015 are the highest recorded, the UN said today on the release of its 2015 Annual Report on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict.
  • Transcript: Release of UNAMA's 2015 Annual Report on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict UNAMA 14 Feb 2016 -- The following is a near-verbatim transcript, edited for clarity, of a press conference on 14 February 2016 about the release of UNAMA's 2015 Annual Report on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict.
  • Afghan civilian casualties at record high in 2015: UN Press TV 14 Feb 2016 -- The United Nations says Afghanistan saw the highest number of civilian casualties last year since 2009, as the country has been mired in a long war with Taliban militants.
  • The Winter Storms Of Northern Afghanistan RFE/RL 14 Feb 2016 -- The situation in northern Afghanistan, in areas along the border with Central Asia, has been deteriorating for more than two years now. Local officials, military officials, and residents of the northern provinces admit there are districts near or at the border of Central Asia that are currently under the control of the Taliban and their foreign militant friends.
  • UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties Hit New High in 2015 VOA 14 Feb 2016 -- The United Nations said Sunday Afghan hostilities left more than 3,500 civilians dead and nearly 7,500 others wounded in 2015, an increase of four percent in civilian casualties from the previous year.
  • Afghan casualties hit record high 11,000 in 2015 - UN report UN News 14 Feb 2016 -- The United Nations reported today that Afghan hostilities in 2015 left more than 3,500 civilians dead, including an unprecedented number of children – one in four casualties over the past year was a child – and nearly 7,500 others wounded, making this the highest number of civilian casualties recorded.

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News Reports

  • South Korea Shut Joint Industrial Zone Independently Sputnik 14 Feb 2016 -- South Korean officials have independently decided to shut down a border industrial zone.
  • N.Korean Govt Confiscated Up to 70% Joint Industrial Zone Workers' Wages Sputnik 14 Feb 2016 -- The North Korean government has confiscated up to 70 percent of the Kaesong industrial zone jointly run with South Korea to allegedly spend on its nuclear program, South Korean Unification Ministry said Sunday.
  • China opposes unilateral sanctions against N.Korea People's Daily 14 Feb 2016 -- China will not follow the US in imposing unilateral sanctions on North Korea, and the possible deployment of an advanced US missile defense system in South Korea will only complicate the security situation in the Asia-Pacific region, observers said.
  • Iran aims for fierce nuclear market rivalry Press TV 14 Feb 2016 -- Iran said on Sunday that it has started marketing for its nuclear energy products including heavy water, stressing that it plans to make its products more competitive with international rivals.
  • US Praises Albania for MEK Resettlement VOA 14 Feb 2016 -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has used a visit to Albania to thank the government for resettling members of an Iranian opposition group known as the Mujahedin e Khalq, or MEK.
  • Central African Republic Votes in Presidential Runoff VOA 14 Feb 2016 -- Voters in the Central African Republic went to the polls Sunday in the final round of presidential elections and in a re-run of elections to the national assembly.
  • Experts Call for Comprehensive Approach Against Al-Shabab VOA 14 Feb 2016 -- In recent days, al-Shabab fighters killed individuals accused of collaborating with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in the town of Marka after the international force withdrew.
  • FM slams UK report on Hong Kong People's Daily 14 Feb 2016 -- The UK should not interfere in Chinese affairs, observers said Saturday, after a British government report claimed that Hong Kong publisher Lee Bo had been 'involuntarily' taken to the Chinese mainland, a claim which China has strenuously denied.



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