Tuesday, June 10, 2008

In the News: Jun-10

US military seeking trainers for Afghanistan - 10 Jun 2008 at 1:35pm - WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is scrambling to find trainers to send to Afghanistan, but it will be difficult to do that before commanders reduce the number of U.S. troops in Iraq, the top military officer said Tuesday.

Suspected U.S. missile fired in NW Pakistan - 10 Jun 2008 at 12:49pm - PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A pilotless U.S. drone was suspected to have fired a missile into a Pakistani area on the Afghan border on Tuesday, but there was no word on the target or casualties, a government official said.

EU and U.S. seek to turn up pressure on Iran - 10 Jun 2008 at 12:54pm - BRDO, Slovenia (Reuters) - The United States and the European Union sought on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on Iran to drop its nuclear enrichment program by saying they were ready to go beyond a latest round of U.N. sanctions.

Saddam tribe leader murdered in Iraq - 10 Jun 2008 at 10:01am - The leader of the late Saddam Hussein's Sunni Arab tribe has been assassinated in Iraq, police say.

Thought for the day:
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change. -Andre Gide (1869 - 1951)


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