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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
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
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
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
Gadhafi was captured alive; how he died is in dispute

...same story, adding that the handgun had been taken from Gadhafi, then turned on the former dictator.The French defense minister said a French aircraft had struck a convoy, and a NATO spokesman confirmed that its forces had struck armed military...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-10-21/gadhafi-was-captured-alive-how-he-d
North Korean launch failed

...confirmed that a certain flying object has been launched and fell after flying for just over a minute," Japanese Defense Minister Naoki Tanaka said. He said there was no impact on Japanese territory.North Korean space officials said the Unha-3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-04-12/north-korean-launch-may-have
Overtime

...World Cup In Berlin, as many as 7,000 troops will be on call in case of emergency at the World Cup, the German defense minister said. Officials have said troops could be called in to help deal with major incidents such as a terrorist attack...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/26/oth_73853.shtml
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Hunger and hope, thirst and frenzy grip Haiti

...in control of the international airport, had denied landing permission to relief flights from their countries. Defense Minister Nelson Jobim, who has 7,000 Brazilian U.N. peacekeeping troops in Haiti, warned against viewing the rescue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/17/nat_563554.shtml
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