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June 1998 Military News

  • COLOMBIA REBELS Voice of America 30 June 1998 -- LEFTIST GUERRILLAS IN COLOMBIA SAY NOBEL-PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ WILL TAKE PART IN THEIR PRELIMINARY PEACE TALKS IN LESS THAN TWO WEEKS.
  • EGYPT / POLICE Voice of America 28 June 1998 -- A COURT IN EGYPT HAS ORDERED THE DISMISSAL OF TWO SENIOR POLICE OFFICERS FOR NEGLIGENCE THAT FAILED TO PREVENT TERRORISTS FROM KILLING ALMOST 60 TOURISTS IN AN ATTACK LAST YEAR.
  • THAILAND-TERRORISTS Voice of America 27 June 1998 -- THAI POLICE HAVE ARRESTED FOUR PAKISTANIS IN BANGKOK ON SUSPICION OF BEING PART OF THE TERRORIST GROUP RESPONSIBLE FOR THE 1993 BOMBING OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER.
  • BASQUE POLITICIAN KILLED Voice of America 25 June 1998 -- IN SPAIN, ANOTHER TOWN COUNCILMAN HAS BEEN KILLED IN AN ATTACK IN BASQUE COUNTRY. THE VICTIM HAD REPLACED A COUNCILMAN KILLED LATE LAST YEAR BY E-T-A, A BASQUE SEPARATIST GROUP.
  • ALGERIA MASSACRES Voice of America 25 June 1998 -- SECURITY FORCES SAY REBELS HAVE KILLED 17 PEOPLE AND WOUNDED FIVE OTHERS IN AN ATTACK DURING THE NIGHT
  • VICTIMS OF TORTURE Voice of America 25 June 1998 -- FRIDAY (6/26) IS THE FIRST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DAY IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE ... A DAY INTENDED TO DRAW ATTENTION TO THE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WHO SUFFER FROM TORTURE AROUND THE WORLD.
  • SRI LANKA WAR Voice of America 22 June 1998 -- SRI LANKAN MILITARY AUTHORITIES SAY FIGHTING ON TWO FRONTS HAS LED TO THE DESTRUCTION OF A TAMIL TIGER REBEL BASE IN EASTERN SRI LANKA AND FURTHER GAINS AGAINST THE REBELS IN THE NORTHERN JAFFNA PENINSULA.
  • COLOMBIA / P-L-O Voice of America 19 June 1998 -- LEFTIST GUERRILLAS IN COLOMBIA HAVE KIDNAPPED THE LOCAL SPOKESMAN OF THE PALESTINE AUTHORITY.
  • MEXICO / REBELS Voice of America 19 June 1998 -- AUTHORITIES SAY THE REBELS DIED IN A CONFRONTATION WITH SECURITY FORCES WHILE HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS SAY THEY WERE EXECUTED.
  • U.S. 'PRESSING' MEXICO FOR END TO VIOLENCE IN CHIAPAS by Eric Green USIA 18 June 1998 -- Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has told Congress that the United States is "pressing" Mexico to resolve the rising violence in Mexico's southernmost state of Chiapas "and at the same time pressing them to deal with what we consider issues that need to be investigated thoroughly."
  • PERU REBEL Voice of America 17 June 1998 -- A MILITARY COURT IN PERU HAS SENTENCED TWO LEADERS OF THE MAOIST "SHINING PATH" GUERRILLA GROUP TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR TREASON.
  • ISRAEL / HAMAS Voice of America 15 June 1998 -- ISRAEL HAS DECIDED TO ALLOW THE LEADER OF THE MILITANT PALESTINIAN GROUP HAMAS TO RETURN TO GAZA THIS WEEK.
  • HAMAS ARAFAT Voice of America 14 June 1998 -- THE RADICAL PALESTINIAN GROUP HAMAS HAS TURNED DOWN AN OFFER TO JOIN YASSER ARAFAT'S NEW CABINET.
  • EGYPT / MILITANT ARRESTS Voice of America 13 June 1998 -- IN EGYPT POLICE SAY THEY HAVE ARRESTED ISLAMIC MILITANTS WHO WERE TRYING TO REVITALIZE THE TERRORIST GROUP RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ASSASSINATION OF EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT ANWAR SADAT.
  • SAF / ARMS Voice of America 11 June 1998 -- AUTHORITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA HAVE DISTANCED THEMSELVES FROM A CONTROVERSIAL, CONFIDENTIAL POLICE REPORT ALLEGING THE POSSIBLE INVOLVEMENT OF FORMER BLACK LIBERATION ARMY MEMBERS IN RECENT WEAPONS THEFTS FROM THE MILITARY.
  • SAF / ARMS Voice of America 10 June 1998 -- IN SOUTH AFRICA, A CONFIDENTIAL POLICE DOCUMENT REPORTEDLY SAYS AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING THE POSSIBLE INVOLVEMENT OF FORMER BLACK LIBERATION ARMY MEMBERS IN WEAPONS THEFTS.
  • MEXICO / REBEL CONFRONTATION -- 09 June 1998 -- Voice of America MEXICAN HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS ARE INVESTIGATING A CLASH BETWEEN THE ARMY AND REBELS IN THE TOWN OF AYUTLA IN THE PACIFIC COAST STATE OF GUERRERO SUNDAY.
  • ISRAEL / HAMAS Voice of America 09 June 1998 -- ISRAEL'S GOVERNMENT IS MOVING TOWARD A DECISION ON WHETHER TO ALLOW THE FOUNDER OF THE MILITANT PALESTINIAN GROUP HAMAS TO RETURN TO THE GAZA STRIP THIS WEEKEND.
  • COLOMBIA VIOLENCE Voice of America 09 June 1998 -- COLOMBIA'S RANCHERS SAY THREE DECADES OF GUERRILLA VIOLENCE HAVE INFLICTED A HEAVY TOLL ON THEIR OPERATION, AND THEY LONG FOR PEACE. BOTH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN THE JUNE 21ST ELECTION SAY THEY HAVE MADE PEACE THEIR TOP PRIORITY.
  • SAF / ARMS Voice of America 08 June 1998 -- ANOTHER SUSPECTED WHITE RIGHTWING EXTREMIST HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED IN CONNECTION WITH THE RECENT THEFT OF WEAPONS AND AMMUNITION FROM SOUTH AFRICAN MILITARY STOCKPILES.
  • MEXICO / CLASH Voice of America 08 June 1998 -- SUNDAY'S INCIDENT WAS THE FIRST MAJOR OUTBREAK OF FIGHTING BETWEEN THE ARMY AND MEMBERS OF THE POPULAR REVOLUTIONARY ARMY (E-P-R) THIS YEAR.
  • SUDAN FIGHTING 04 June 1998 Voice of America -- IN SUDAN, MORE THAN 100 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED IN FIERCE FIGHTING NEAR THE ETHIOPIAN BORDER. THE REBEL SUDANESE PEOPLE'S LIBERATION ARMY'S MOST RECENT VICTORY COULD LEAD TO OTHER STRATEGIC OFFENSIVES.
  • MEXICO-CHIAPAS 04 June 1998 Voice of America -- THE MEXICAN STATE POLICE AND ARMY HAVE RAIDED ANOTHER INDIAN VILLAGE IN THE SOUTHERN STATE OF CHIAPAS, THE THIRD IN THE PAST TWO MONTHS.
  • COLOMBIA ELECTION Voice of America 02 June 1998 -- COLOMBIA'S SECOND LARGEST GUERRILLA GROUP, THE NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY, ISSUED A STATEMENT THAT THEY WILL CONSIDER GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS MILITARY TARGETS BEFORE THE RUN-OFF ELECTION.
  • DAGESTAN:THE GATHERING STORM (S38) Charles Blandy Conflict Studies Research Centre, Sandhurst UK June 1998



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