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18 February 1999 Military News

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  • 18 February 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING OF OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 18 Feb 1999
  • OCALAN'S CAPTURE: 'TURKEY'S VICTORY' AND 'TURKEY'S TEST' USIA Foreign Media Reaction Report February 18, 1999 -- The February 16 capture of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan and his transfer to Turkey to face trial for terrorism, and the subsequent wave of Kurdish protest demonstrations dominated the editorial pages in Europe and elsewhere over the past few days.
  • TURKEY / KURDS Voice of America 18 Feburary 1999 -- HUNDREDS OF PRO-KURDISH ACTIVISTS WERE ROUNDED UP IN TURKEY THURSDAY IN THE FIRST WAVE OF VIOLENT PROTESTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY FOLLOWING MONDAY'S CAPTURE OF KURDISH REBEL LEADER ABDULLAH OCALAN.
  • OCALAN / GREECE Voice of America 18 Feburary 1999 -- GREEK PRIME MINISTER COSTAS SIMITIS HAS DISMISSED THREE OF HIS CABINET MINISTERS AMID POLITICAL FALLOUT AFTER THE ARREST OF KURDISH-REBEL LEADER ABDULLAH OCALAN.
  • ISRAEL GERMANY KURDS Voice of America 18 Feburary 1999 -- ISRAEL HAS TIGHTENED SECURITY AT ITS DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS AND OTHER FACILITIES WORLD-WIDE AFTER ISRAELI GUARDS SHOT DEAD THREE KURDISH PROTESTERS AT ISRAEL'S CONSULATE IN BERLIN WEDNESDAY.
  • LANKA / FOREIGN Voice of America 18 Feburary 1999 -- SRI LANKA'S FOREIGN MINISTRY SAYS IT MISINFORMED THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE EXHUMATION OF AN ALLEGED MASS GRAVES SITE.
  • U-N / ANGOLA SANCTIONS Voice of America 18 Feburary 1999 -- THE U-N SECURITY COUNCIL IS APPEALING TO THE PUBLIC FOR INFORMATION REGARDING POSSIBLE VIOLATIONS OF THE SANCTIONS AGAINST ANGOLA'S UNITA OPPOSITION GROUP.
  • INDONESIA / EAST TIMOR / MILITIAS Voice of America 18 Feburary 1999 -- MILITIA GROUPS WHICH HAVE TAKEN OVER INFORMAL CONTROL OF ROADS AND TOWNS ACROSS EAST TIMOR ARE NOW POSING A THREAT TO PEACE IN THE TERRITORY.

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