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POW deal was lawless

...the worst.The five detainees are top Taliban commanders. One of the terrorists was the Taliban's former deputy defense minister and is wanted by the United Nations for his role in massacres targeting Afghans' Shiite Muslim population.Obama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-14/pow-deal-was-lawless
Chinese satellites see possible floating plane parts

...they will be sending ships to verify," Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein told reporters.Australian...joined the search.Hishammuddin, the Malaysian defense minister, said conditions in the southern corridor were challenging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-22/chinese-report-missing-plane
Swiss voters reject minimum wage plan

...zerland's wage proposal would have represented about $14 an hour based on a 42-hour work week.The nation's defense minister, Ueli Maurer, who had pushed hard for the purchase of Saab's new Gripen fighter jets, acknowledged the vote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-18/swiss-voters-reject-minimu
Israel's travel restrictions bar Palestinian runners from leaving for marathon

...Gisha, which appealed to Israel's Supreme Court.The judges ruled Tuesday that they could not intervene in the defense minister's policy considerations, but suggested the military consider more exemptions from the travel ban.Masri said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-08/israels-travel-restr
South Korea steps up efforts to stop missile launch

BEIJING -- South Korea's defense minister tried to enlist China's help Monday to persuade Chinese...Pyongyang to forgo the reported missile launch. South Korean Defense Minister Cho Sung-tae met with his Chinese counterpart, Chi Haotian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/24/tec_268551.shtml
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Iran promises to produce longer-range missiles

...Israel or U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia, the Iranian defense minister said Saturday. Iran displayed its medium-range...this does not mean we will start tomorrow," said Defense Minister Ali Shamkhani. In July, Assistant U.S. Secretary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/27/tec_240252.shtml
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Depleted uranium ammunition use questioned

...that Western forces used in the Balkans, Sweden's defense minister said Monday. But the minister, Bjoern von Sydow...will be withdrawn if they uncover a health risk, Defense Minister Akis Tsochadzopoulos said. Up to 4,000 current...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/09/tec_305598.shtml
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Russian city mourns as torch nears stop on journey to Sochi

...President Barack Obama will not go to Sochi.On Saturday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel called Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to offer his condolences for the Volgograd attacks and to say the U.S. "stands with the Russian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-04/russian-city-mourns-torc
Egypt's Christian minority rallies behind new constitution

...protect the status of minority Christians. It also gives the military special powers to name its own candidate as defense minister for the next eight years and bring civilians before military tribunals.Christians number nearly 2 million of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-01-17/egypts-christian-minorit
Israeli leaders snub Carter over Hamas

...former president to meet any of Israel's key players: Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni or Defense Minister Ehud Barak during this week's visit, which began Sunday. The only high-ranking official on Mr. Carter's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/14/met_195033.shtml
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