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08 January 1999 Military News

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  • 8 January 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 08 Jan 1999
  • LANKA / REBELS Voice of America 8 January 1999 -- AT LEAST 18 TAMIL TIGER REBELS HAVE BEEN KILLED IN FRESH CONFRONTATIONS IN SRI LANKA'S NORTH.
  • IRAQ / KURDS / DEPORTATIONS Voice of America 8 January 1999 -- IRAQ IS CONTINUING TO DEPORT HUNDREDS OF ETHNIC KURDS AND OTHER NON-ARAB MINORITIES TO KURDISH-CONTROLLED NORTHERN IRAQ, DESPITE REPEATED WARNINGS FROM U-N OFFICIALS TO STOP THE POLICY DESCRIBED BY KURDS AS "ETHNIC CLEANSING."
  • CONGO CONSPIRACY Voice of America 8 January 1999 -- CONGO'S GOVERNMENT SAYS WESTERN POWERS ARE TO BLAME FOR THE COUNTRY'S CONTINUING CIVIL WAR. CONGO'S AMBASSADOR TO KENYA SAYS REBEL ALLIES' RWANDA AND UGANDA ARE BEING HELPED BY AN INTERNATIONAL MAFIA OUT TO ENSLAVE AFRICANS.
  • U-N / SIERRA LEONE Voice of America 8 January 1999 -- THE U-N AGENCIES SAY RESUMPTION OF HUMANITARIAN OPERATIONS IN AND AROUND THE CAPITAL, FREETOWN, WILL BE POSSIBLE ONLY IF THE CEASEFIRE ANNOUNCED THURSDAY BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT AND REBEL FORCES HOLDS.

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