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20 January 2000 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs

  • Soldier, Set Your Weapon on Stun American Forces Press Service 03 January 2000 -- The Oak Ridge project centers on high-energy cartridges that contain water and aluminum as propellants.

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

  • 20 January 2000 - DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY OFFICE OF SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 20 Jan 2000
  • RUSSIA / CHECHNYA Voice of America 20 January 2000 -- Russia's military says troops have taken control of a key central square in Grozny as fierce street fighting rages between federal forces and rebels in the Chechen capital.
  • ON MEASURES TAKEN BY SOCIAL MINISTRIES ON STABILISATION OF PEACEFUL LIFE IN CHECHEN REPUBLIC 20.01.2000 -- We worked hard to organise the delivery of humanitarian cargoes to the Chechen Republic. Acting through the Ministry of Emergencies, the Ministry of Labour and Social Development delivered 732 tonnes of foods to the republic, including 163 tonnes of UN-provided assistance.

  • MANDELA / BURUNDI Voice of America 20 January 2000 -- When regional leaders asked him to take over the Burundi talks, Nelson Mandela says they told him the only way to end ethnic violence would be by bringing fighters to the same table with politicians.

  • ANGOLA / UNITA Voice of America 20 January 2000 -- Angola's UNITA rebel movement says United Nations officials are deluding themselves if they think sanctions against rebel forces will bring about an early end to the nation's civil war.
  • W-F-P / ANGOLA Voice of America 20 January 2000 -- The United Nations World Food Program, W-F-P, says it hopes to begin airlifting urgently needed food supplies on Sunday to thousands of Angolan refugees.

  • LANKA / DEVOLUTION Voice of America 20 January 2000 -- In an effort to end years of civil war that have devastated the country, the Sri Lankan government says that it will begin talks on delegating powers from the central government to local regions.

  • PRESS CONFERENCE BY FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF YUGOSLAVIA United Nations 20 Jan 2000

News Reports

  • UNIVERSITY REFERENDUM RESULTS Voice of America 20 January 2000 -- Exit polls conducted outside voting centers in Mexico City show that more than 90 percent of those in the university community support the proposal of UNAM rector Juan Ramon de la Fuente to end the strike.
  • STRIKE REFERENDUM Voice of America 20 January 2000 -- In Mexico, thousands of people are voting in a referendum on the strike that has closed the National Autonomous University of Mexico, known as UNAM, since April.



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