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27 August 2016 Military News

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  • North Korea Threatens to Unleash 'Nuclear Hammers of Justice,' Open Fire in DMZ Sputnik 27 Aug 2016 -- One day after a successful ballistic missile test, North Korea has threatened to engage in a nuclear strike against the United States and has suggested it will soon open fire on lighting equipment being used by the US and South Korea in the DMZ.
  • Security Council strongly condemns DPRK missile launches UN News 27 Aug 2016 -- The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) launch of a ballistic missile from a submarine on 23 August, which follows a series of recent tests and launches the Council said is a "grave violation" of the DPRK's international obligations and "in flagrant disregard" of repeated calls to halt such activity.
  • Bangladesh Police Kill Dhaka Cafe Attack Prime Suspect VOA 27 Aug 2016 -- Police in Bangladesh say they killed three Islamist extremists Saturday after raiding a militant hideout just outside the country's capital, Dhaka. The suspected mastermind of last month's deadly attack on a cafe filled with foreigners is reported to be among those killed.
  • Zimbabwe Protests Intensify, But Will It Bring Change? VOA 27 Aug 2016 -- The grievances of the opposition protesters who marched in Zimbabwe's capital Friday can be summed up in one word: In the Shona language, zvakwana, in Ndebele, sokwanele, and in English, enough.
  • Voters in Gabon Head to Polls After Tense Presidential Campaign VOA 27 Aug 2016 -- In Gabon, more than half a million voters are expected to go to the polls today (Saturday) to pick their next president in a one-round election.



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