24 November 1999 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- DERA & Lockheed Martin Ukgs Joint Research For Maritime Defence Capability Lockheed Martin 24 Nov 1999 -- Lockheed Martin UK Government Systems has joined forces with the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA) to support the development of a Joint Maritime Simulation Facility (JMSF).
- 24 November 1999 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 24 Nov 1999
- U-S - RUSSIA - RELATIONS Voice of America 24 November 1999 -- U-S Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has repeated American concern over Russia's actions against Chechnya, but says that should not be linked to efforts to bring economic stability to Russia.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA ECON Voice of America 24 November 1999 -- Russia's Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, has marked his 100th day in office with a speech citing what he called recent successes on the economic and military fronts. Mr. Putin pledged solid financial support for the war in Chechnya.
- RUSSIA / CHECHEN REFUGEES Voice of America 24 November 1999 -- Russian military officials say they control nearly half of Chechnya and want refugees to return to live in Russian-controlled zones.
- POLISARIO / MOROCCO PRISONERS Voice of America 24 November 1999 -- The Polisario Front that has been seeking independence for Western Sahara says it has released nearly 200 Moroccan prisoners of war.
- SRI LANKA OPPOSITION Voice of America 24 November 1999 -- Sri Lanka's opposition leader, and President Chandrika Kumaratunga's main rival in next month's presidential elections, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has denied government allegations of conniving with the Tamil Tiger rebels.
- TURKEY / OCALAN Voice of America 24 November 1999 -- A Turkish appeals court is to rule Thursday on the death sentence imposed on imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan.
- AFGHANISTAN - U-N APPEAL Voice of America 24 November 1999 -- The United Nations has launched an appeal (Wednesday) for 221-million dollars for humanitarian aid for Afghanistan, which the U-N says is one of the most impoverished nations on earth.
- ACEH / POLICE Voice of America 24 November 1999 -- The Indonesian government is sending hundreds of police reinforcements to the northern province of Aceh.
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