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17 February 1999 Military News

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  • 17 February 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 17 Feb 1999
  • PRESS BRIEFING BY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN AND ARMED CONFLICT United Nations 17 Feb 1999
  • BERLIN KURDS SHOOTING Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- THREE KURDISH DEMONSTRATORS HAVE BEEN KILLED IN BERLIN, AS THEY AND OTHERS TRIED TO STORM THE ISRAELI CONSULATE.
  • ISRAEL / KURD SHOOTING Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- ISRAEL IS BOLSTERING SECURITY AT ITS OVERSEAS MISSIONS AFTER AN ATTACK BY KURDISH PROTESTERS (WEDNESDAY) ON ITS BERLIN CONSULATE. THREE KURDS WERE KILLED BY ISRAELI GUARDS.
  • JUSTICE AND THE KURDS Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- THE CASE OF ABDULLAH OCALAN, THE FUGITIVE LEADER OF THE KURDISTAN WORKERS PARTY, HAS PUT THE KURDISH ISSUE ON THE FRONT PAGES OF NEWSPAPERS AROUND THE WORLD.
  • OCALAN / GREECE Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- MYSTERY CONTINUES TO SURROUND THE EXACT CIRCUMSTANCES OF ABDULLAH OCALAN'S ARREST IN KENYA. BUT EIGHT SENIOR LAWMAKERS IN ATHENS HAVE ACCUSED THE GOVERNMENT OF ASSISTING IN THE ARREST.
  • OCALAN PROTEST UPDATE Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- ANGRY KURDS PROTEST THE ARREST OF REBEL LEADER ABDULLAH OCALAN. MOST DEMONSTRATIONS HAVE BEEN AGAINST GREEK DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS BECAUSE OF REPORTED GREEK LINKS TO THE ARREST -- A CHARGE GREECE HAS DENIED.
  • TURKEY / KURDS Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- TURKISH TELEVISION HAS SHOWN THE FIRST PICTURES OF KURDISH REBEL LEADER ABDULLAH OCALAN AFTER HIS SEIZURE IN KENYA BY TURKISH SPECIAL FORCES.
  • TURKEY / P-K-K / IRAQ Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- SEVERAL THOUSAND TURKISH TROOPS HAVE LAUNCHED A CROSS-BORDER OFFENSIVE AGAINST KURDISH REBELS IN NORTHERN IRAQ IN WHAT TURKISH MILITARY OFFICIALS DESCRIBE AS A LIMITED OPERATION.
  • TURKEY CAPTURES OCALAN; EUROPE'S KURDS REVOLT Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- VIOLENCE ERUPTED AT MIDWEEK IN MANY PARTS OF EUROPE AS TURKISH KURDS DEMONSTRATED VIOLENTLY AT THE CAPTURE OF THE MAN KNOWN AS "APO," ABDULLAH OCALAN.
  • ETHIOPIA / ERITREA FRONT Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- WITH REGIONAL MEDIATORS TRYING TO BRING A CEASEFIRE IN THE BORDER WAR BETWEEN ETHIOPIA AND ERITREA, BOTH COUNTRIES ARE REINFORCING POSITIONS ALONG THEIR BORDER.
  • COLOMBIA VIOLENCE Voice of America 17 Feburary 1999 -- VIOLENCE IN COLOMBIA CAUSED MORE THAN 300-THOUSAND PEOPLE TO FLEE THEIR COMMUNITIES LAST YEAR, ACCORDING TO A NEW OFFICIAL REPORT.

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