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05 April 2002 Military News

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Current Operations

  • PENTAGON / AFGHANISTAN VOA 05 Apr. 2002-- The commanding general of U-S forces in Afghanistan says the country remains a dangerous place as troops still search intensively for al-Qaida and Taleban fighters
  • DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OPERATIONAL UPDATE BRIEFING 05 Apr. 2002-- Franks: It's very difficult to predict what the next six months in Afghanistan will look like. I know, this, we'll continue into the next six months to root out terrorists in that country. Much reported -- well reported that there remains pockets and pools of small groups of terrorists inside Afghanistan. We're going to continue to do that work until we, in fact, have satisfied ourselves that there is not the possibility of a remaining network of terrorists inside Afghanistan

Other Conflicts

  • DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL United Nations 05 Apr 2002
  • BUSH - BLAIR VOA 05 Apr. 2002-- President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair are holding weekend talks at the president's Texas ranch
  • Angolan Peace Treaty Signed VOA 05 Apr. 2002-- The Angolan government and the UNITA rebel movement signed a ceasefire treaty Thursday in the country's capital, Luanda. The treaty ends a civil war in Angola that began twenty-seven years ago.
  • PALESTINIANS/HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION VOA 05 Apr. 2002-- Pressed by angry Arab delegations, the U-N Human Rights Commission has voted today (Friday) to immediately send a mission to the Palestinian territories to investigate reports of gross violations. The U-N-H-R-C High Commissioner, Mary Robinson, will head the delegation traveling to Israel next week
  • SUDAN/CEASE-FIRE VOA 05 Apr. 2002-- A first team of international observers has arrived in Sudan's Nuba Mountains to monitor a cease-fire agreement between the government and southern rebels
  • ISRAEL/PALESTINIANS VOA 05 Apr. 2002-- U-S envoy Anthony Zinni has met with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at his Ramallah headquarters in the West Bank. The discussions came after U-S President Bush on Thursday announced he would send Secretary of State Colin Powell to the region next week
  • Push for Peace in Sudan VOA 05 Apr. 2002-- Sudanese rebel leader John Garang [gah-RANG] recently held talks with U-S officials and members of Congress. They are part of an intensified Western effort to end the civil war that has raged in Sudan since 1983. Both the Sudanese government and the rebels have expressed hope that the peace process can move forward, although they differ on how the United States might be involved. Today's Dateline explores the "Push toward Peace in Sudan."

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News Reports

  • U-N/TORTURE VOA 05 Apr. 2002-- A Special United Nations Investigator on Torture says he is afraid the incidence of torture will rise around the world in the name of fighting terrorism
  • Foreign Media Reaction 05 Apr. 2002-- Israeli writers unhappy that Tel Aviv must "follow orders from Washington"
  • PRESS CONFERENCE BY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE United Nations 05 Apr 2002



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